HABICO LTD

Location: South West

Target Markets: Gifts & Crafts

Business Model: Commission-based / Exclusive region / Recurring commission / Sales leads provided

Commission: Recurring commission of 12.5 % payable on all sales.

Deal Size: £100 - £1000

Sales Type: Field sales (physical meetings)

Experienced field sales agent required for existing territory South West inc S.Wales calling on Fabric, Wool and Haberdashery shops.

Habico is the second largest UK wholesaler of haberdashery, trimmings, knitting yarn, quilting and craft products. The company started in 1877 as a button producer and has been in the current family ownership since 1993. We have over £1m of stock covering over 30,000 lines, held on 4 miles of shelving! We are based in our own freehold premises in West Leeds.

We carry a full selection of most major UK brands plus a wide range of competitively priced top quality Habico own label haberdashery, craft products and trimmings. Our customers include many well-known stores and specialist retailers throughout the region.

OPPORTUNITY OVERVIEW

We are UK distributors for Gutermann thread and for Prym, the largest haberdashery producer in the world. Prym are one of the oldest family companies in Germany, founded in 1530, and amongst the oldest manufacturing companies in the world. We have a huge selection of Dill tubed buttons with weekly deliveries from Dill’s full stock of some 20,000 different lines. We own the business of Loweth Wools. We are UK distributors for the American craft company API offering “Crafter’s Pick” hi-tech adhesives. We are the UK’s major importers of Polystyrene Shapes. We have a large collection of Papercraft products, offering everything needed for the creation of handmade cards. We have developed a collection of Floral Decoration products as part of our quest to find interesting new lines to distribute in the UK so that we can continue to “give you the choice”. See our website www.habico.co.uk

 

THE TARGET MARKET

Retail stores and garden centres selling haberdashery, fabrics, knitting yarn, quilting and craft products.

Ideal Profile

Experienced field sales agent required for existing territory South West inc S.Wales calling on Fabric, Wool and Haberdashery shops. Ideally you will hold a complementary agency and live near Bristol.