Case Study: Vendor Research for eCommerce Entrepreneur

Our client is one of the leading eRetailers, dealing in a variety of electronic goods such as Computers, TV, Audio, Video, Cameras, Mobile, Home Comfort, Watches, etc. Looking to expand its product offerings, the client wanted us to create a comprehensive database of vendors, catering to the US market. The project involved creating a list of vendors along with their contact details and types of products offered.

Challenges Faced
  • Identify the most prospective vendors, using criteria such as product portfolio and geography
  • Gather contact details through online and offline sources of information
SunTecData's Solution

Following a step-by-step approach, we deployed a team of six market research professionals to work closely with the client, analyze their project specifications and create a robust database of vendors. As part of vendor research services, our experts:

  • Identified key vendors, delivering a range of electronic items and appliances in the US
  • Searched the web, business directories and social networking sites for contact details such as website URL, phone and fax number and email addresses of prospective vendors
  • Gathered information from industry publications, yellow and white pages, survey forms, etc.
  • Collated information about products offered, their tech specs and pricing
  • Entered the data in an Excel sheet
Outcome & Value-add

With vendor research services, we supported the client in building a robust database of the most prospective vendors, establishing partnerships with them and exploiting new channel opportunities.

To learn how we can support you in conducting vendor research in quick turnaround time, please drop us a line at info@suntecdata.com.