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How to Scale Your Boutique Import Business

Learn how to compete against the big boys & achieve responsible growth in a shrinking supply chain

06/02/2017

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Filing for permits, getting approval from the Tax and Trade Bureau for every individual label, paying the appropriate excise taxes, and navigating the murky waters of each state’s unique alcohol regulations …it’s all a part of getting an import business off the ground. From there, things only get more complicated.  Beyond the burden of rules and regulations, the true challenge for boutique importers is carving out a piece of a highly coveted pie and competing against more established brands for a piece of the profits.

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