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Small Business Center

How to Find and Source Suppliers When You’re Just Starting Out

March 30, 2023

Small businesses rely heavily on suppliers to provide high-quality products at reasonable prices and in a timely manner. In this This Is Small Business podcast episode, Chevalo and Monique Wilsondebriano, co-founders of Charleston Gourmet Burger Co. and Serguei Netessine, senior vice dean for innovation and global initiatives at University of Pennsylvania Wharton discuss where to look for suppliers when you’re just starting out, questions to ask while vetting them and things to think about when determining the best supplier for your needs.

By Rebecca Meiser

Contributor, Commerce + Communities Today and Small Business Center

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