FAQs
Absolutely. All inquiries and information disclosed to The Distributor Exchange will be held in the strictest confidence and will not be disclosed to any third party without your prior authorization.
Ultimately, the purchase price and payment terms are negotiated and agreed upon between the buyer and seller. As a starting point, The Distributor Exchange presents a purchase price and payment terms that it considers to be fair to both the buyer and seller. But again, these terms are subject to change as determined by the seller or as may be negotiated between the buyer and seller.
There are many factors that can affect how long the process will take for you to sell your distributorship. At The Distributor Exchange, we strive to complete transactions within ninety days.
You certainly can hire a lawyer or business advisor if you choose to do so. However, it may not be necessary as The Distributor Exchange does much more than just identify a buyer for your distributorship. The Distributor Exchange also guides you through the process from beginning to end and provides all the necessary documentation to complete the transaction. However, the Distributor Exchange does not provide legal advice and does not represent either the buyer or the seller.
Through its association with iPROMOTEu, with other industry organizations and with independent distributors, The Distributor Exchange works with a network of nearly 600 experienced distributors nationwide – most of whom are eager buyers. The Distributor Exchange identifies a buyer that it believes is a good fit for you based on geographic proximity, customer base, business style, personality, etc. If things do not work out for any reason with the selected buyer, The Distributor Exchange will seek to find another possible buyer for your distributorship.
There is no fee if you do not sell your distributorship through The Distributor Exchange. If you do utilize the services of The Distributor Exchange to sell your business, then there are two fees payable by the seller. One fee is a documentation and closing fee of $2,500; this fee can be paid out over a ten month period, if necessary. The other fee is a transaction fee equal to a small percentage of the purchase price; this fee is paid out over time from the proceeds of the purchase price.
No. While The Distributor Exchange will seek to assist any distributor with the sale of its business, The Distributor Exchange focuses on distributorships with annual sales of less than $1,000,000.
Possibly. You should contact The Distributor Exchange to see how we might be able to assist you.
In addition to the extensive industry research conducted by The Distributor Exchange, one of the principals of The Distributor Exchange has personally been involved in the purchase of several distributorships. Through its association with iPROMOTEu, with other industry organizations and with independent distributors, The Distributor Exchange personnel have worked with many buyers and sellers and have facilitated many transactions. There also is considerable professional expertise among The Distributor Exchange personnel.
The Distributor Exchange is a division of iPROMOTEu. The concept was originally developed to assist (i) existing iPROMOTEu Affiliates who wanted to sell their distributorship, and (ii) other existing iPROMOTEu Affiliates who wanted to grow their business through acquisitions. The concept evolved into The Distributor Exchange as a service and benefit to all industry distributors interested in selling their distributorship.

Confidentiality Assured

All inquiries and information disclosed will be held in the strictest confidence and will not be disclosed to any third party without your prior authorization.

Testimonials

"I have been working to grow my business. This deal is a perfect solution for me – it would not have happened without The Distributor Exchange."
– Sheri Steinle
   PromoMAX

"The Distributor Exchange was outstanding in researching this opportunity of a great mid-size promotional product company for A4 Promotions and Incentives. The Distributor Exchange was very patient throughout the negotiating process between the two parties. We would highly recommend The Distributor Exchange to any distributor company looking to sell its distributorship."
– Brittany Smith
   A4 Promotions and Incentives (California)

"The Distributor Exchange was able to locate a buyer for us quickly and presented somebody we never would have known about on our own. Going through The Distributor Exchange was a lot more effective, and pleasant, than trying to sell my business through other means."
– Nancy Warren
   Square One Promotional Products (California)

"The Distributor Exchange was there for us every step of the way to guide us through the process."
– Andrew Turk
   Turk Marketing Group (Nashville)

"The Distributor Exchange was able to locate a buyer for us within the first month and presented somebody we never would have known about on our own. Going through The Distributor Exchange was a lot more effective, and pleasant, than trying to sell my business through other means."
– Ann Kielinski
   Advance Custom Promotions (Pennsylvania)

"The Distributor Exchange stayed involved throughout, connecting the dots between our two companies and swiftly handling the logistics and documents needed to get rolling."
– Ken George
   KBG Promotes (Florida)

"The Distributor Exchange was a great partner in this deal. They worked with us to resolve any issues on either side and I'm grateful for this wonderful opportunity. We look forward to working with The Distributor Exchange on other deals in the future."
– Trish Barone
   Souders Brand Marketing (New York)

"The Distributor Exchange made what can normally be a difficult process simple… I look forward to working with The Distributor Exchange on other acquisitions!"
– Barry Jacobson
   KMK Promotional Sales (Ohio)

"Our experience with The Distributor Exchange was outstanding. Their ability to align us with a like-minded buyer… made this transition a pleasure. Everyone in the process won!"
– Chuck & Molly Fertick
   Prostar Specialties (Ohio)

"The Distributor Exchange did a perfect job. They expertly facilitated the process from beginning to end. We are so happy."
– Ellen Orne & Max Cohen
   Ellco Promotions (Massachusetts)

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