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Irish online retail company seeks an outsourcing agreement from potential partners to supply Irish themed items for giftboxes

Country of origin:
Country: 
IRELAND
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BRIE20200218001
Published
16/08/2021
Last update
17/08/2021
Expiration date
24/02/2022

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Clothing, shoes and accessories (including jewellery)
Home furnishing and housewares
Garden and horticultural products
Other consumer products
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Summary

Summary: 
An online retail company from Ireland is seeking an outsourcing agreement to find new and more cost-effective Irish-themed items to be included in its novelty subscription gift boxes.

Description

Description: 

Irish online retail company selling gift boxes from Ireland and shipped worldwide are seeking an outsourcing agreement with potential partners. The gift boxes contain 10 Irish-themed items presented and packed into a box, bagged, and shipped. The products include well-known Irish foods like candy, chocolate, cookies, sauces, and food mixes. The gift boxes also contain gift items like books, mugs, tea towels, steel signs with quotes, wooden signs with quotes, flags, tote bags, and knitted tea cosies.

The company is seeking an outsourcing agreement to find new, cost-effective manufacturing for Irish-themed items like mugs, printed tea towels, small wooden printed signs, flags, custom knitted tea-cosies, clothing, tweed flat caps etc for inclusion in their gift boxes. Outsourcing these products would allow for ordering higher quantities for lower prices.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
This is a fast-growing company that is scaling quite quickly. In order to scale, the margins need to grow, and to do this, finding partners for outsourcing is essential to find lower prices for the products offered. As the company is growing fast, this is a great opportunity for any manufacturer to get on board early as there are a lot more products in waiting for this company.

Technical Specification or Expertise Sought

Cooperation sought: 
A cooperation partner is sought to assist in the manufacturing and outsourcing of some of the Irish-themed products that are supplied in the gift boxes.

Stage of development

Cooperation stage dev stage: 
Already on the market

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
The cooperation partner would need to be able to manufacture the Irish-themed goods mentioned previously (for example mugs, printed tea towels, small wooden printed signs, flags, custom knitted tea-cosies, clothing, tweed flat caps) and give ideas for new products that they could potentially offer. - Pricing would need to be very competitive, the products would need to be of the highest standard. - Quick turnaround and fast delivery options are also major factors. A cooperation partner is sought to assist in the outsourcing of some of the Irish-themed products that are supplied in the gift boxes. -In order to scale the company, quantities purchased will need to rise and the unit costs will need to come down so competitive pricing is essential for the partner. -Product quality and durability is a huge factor and each unit must be manufactured to the highest standard. -Fast turnaround time is a big factor as this company is turning over products very quickly. -Delivery to Ireland is also a big requirement.

Type and size

Cooperation task: 
SME 11-50,SME <10,251-500,SME 51-250

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Polybag size shows the size of the bag products needs to fit into.

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Tea Towel

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Tea cosy

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Tea Cosy2

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wooden sign