Academic enters into a limited number of distribution agreements for some of our products.
Factors we consider in accepting new distributors include geographic location, experience in the industry, expected quantity of sales, agreement to confidentiality, and other factors.
If you would like more information on becoming a distributor for any or several of our products, just contact us with a request and a short description of your business (including geographic location and anticipated quantity).
We sometimes sell a distributors starter package intended primarily for school distributors. This package includes: 1) five of our Keeper cap and gown packages, of various randomly chosen sizes and colors, for use as distribution samples; 2) fifty Keeper catalog sheet packages with order forms, measuring tapes, and related materials; 3) one class ring catalog package with order form and ring sizer; 4) one choir gown catalog package, 5) one academic regalia catalog package. The cost of this package is $100.00. Please contact us by email or phone to purchase this package.
Distributor agreements usually include terms for the following topics: Payment terms and due dates, pricing, boxing and labelling, billing to end customer, customer support to end customer, shipping, returns, minimum sales, and commissions where appropriate.
Please note: In general, WE DO NOT DROP SHIP TO YOUR END CUSTOMERS, NOR DO WE ENTER INTO DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENTS WITH ONLINE-ONLY COMPANIES.
All distributor packages, pricing, terms and other details are provided with the understanding that you will keep all information in strictest confidentiality.
We sincerely believe the quality our products is unmatched in this industry. In addition, with over 60 years of experience, Academic is in a position to supply you with the best service in the business. We look forward to your inquiry.