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Thank you very much for reply. unfortunately this is not a private conversation I been told so cant share too much details.
product in question is an car detailing line.
it doesnt require any warranty obviously. and i assume there are no additional issues as i have been seling it for a while. it is quite well known brand in there , but new in here. there are only few sellers of that product in UK.
. I make a purchase from a wholesaler in country of manufacturer. as far im concerned its a passive sale, as I looked for them , they didnt advertise in UK etc. so it should not couse any troubles to my suplier either.I hope.
the only think i was worried is if they (UK distributor)can in fact sue me for loss of business and costs as this is a main purpose of notice myself and other selers i know off been served I believe. I rather avoid that obviously
i have read somewhere that i should reply with letter of defence. is that the case?
At this point its only a letter I got.
The later states that they have invested a considerable amount of money and can no longer let me to break the contract they have with manufacturer. therefore ask me to cease sale and import of goods by certain date
Which is bit confusing to me as I always thought that contract can only be broke by one of the parts which signed it. in this case them and manufacturer, not me.
they did not specify the actual loss or exact infrigiment apart of that.
i have not seen their contact with manufacture , the only think i know for sure is that they have an exclusive delership for UK
Just wanted to say thank you! You are brilliant. will leave feedback as soon as we are done.
No, I have not seen the letter. But a while ago when I first started to sell the product I thought that the fair way would be to find UK distributor .
I have contacted manufacturer myself and got from them contact to this suplier. However at that point they only were starting up and didnt hold any stock,so even if I wanted I couldnot buy from them then. Hence I just continued to import it myself. Therefore I know they in fact are an exclusive supplier.
Manufacturer can not stop me from buying as I buy from wholesaler, not manufacturer and obviously im not gonna inform anyone which one it is...
Does that mean apart from letter of reply I shall send I have nothing to worry?
I believe they have no right to request anything from wholesaler who suplies me as far I know ( read few of UE laws) they are free to sell to me as long as its a passive sale , which it is as they do not advertise here, it was me who found and contacted them. It is important to me also that my supplier would not be a victim here either.
Wholesaler is rather a large one and I kow they buy directly from manufacturer,as they buy large quantieties , so I assume legit.
However I will certainly ask them just to be on safe side.
I certainly made a firts sale of the product before Exclusive dealership ocured. It was over a year ago and dealer at begin of this year didn have the price list of products yet, so I assume were only starting.
thank you very much for your help.
Is there a way I can somehow add you to my favourite list or tag so I can make sure to seek advice from you personally in future?