Janome is a Japanese company that manufactures sewing machines. Since 1921, the company has held the reputation of creating high-quality products. On similar lines, its subsidiary Janome America is a popular distributor of computerized and household sewing machines.
Where are Janome sewing machines made?
Janome sewing machines are made in manufacturing plants in Thailand, Taiwan, and Japan. Some parts are made in American subsidiary operations in New Jersey (Janome America). Additionally, Janome bought Swiss sewing machine brand Elna so has manufacturing plants in Europe too.
Janome dealers are licensed sellers or manufacturers of different types of sewing machines made by the company.
How to Become a Janome Dealer?
To become a Janome dealer, you need to have a warehouse to stock sewing machines, the initial capital of more than $10 000, and then apply on the company website. The company representative will contact you in a few days.
An example of an application form is https://www.janome.com.au/become-a-janome-dealer/.
For becoming a Janome dealer, you should first gain knowledge about the products and then apply at the office of Janome America Inc., located in New Jersey, if you are from the US. Generally, you need to secure a license to start your business.
Given below is a stepwise description of the procedure to become a professional Janome dealer:
Acquire Janome sewing machines knowledge
Dealers are expected to be aware of the primary usage and features of the products they sell or manufacture. So, it is recommended that you learn and explore the various sewing machines produced by Janome. For this, you may search the internet, do a store search, or go through the printed material about the products.
Procure a Warehouse
It would help if you had a distribution center or warehouse to stock the company’s products and related items. The capacity of your storage facility must be according to the number of products you wish to offer.
Set up Inventory
Some amount of initial investment is required for building a good customer base. Janome sewing machines vary in cost as per their model and type. They generally range from below $100 to above $500 each. Accordingly, your capital start-up for stocking supplies can total up to $10,000 to $100,000 and above. However, the dealers also receive considerable discounts on the purchase of Janome products. For more specific information, you may contact at Janome America office.
Create a Website
Once you are done with all the formalities of starting your dealership business, you may build a commercial website to promote the company’s products. Through this website, you will be able to reach suitable clients.
To carry out your business, you must have the appropriate permit or license issued by your local county government’s office.