Q: How much SNS inventory will I need to maintain?
A: Our most successful distribution partners have the resources to display and maintain adequate SNS product inventory to supply their salon customers.
Q: What discounts does SNS offer its distributors?
A: Our discount for accredited wholesalers is 40% off the U.S. retail price and 45% off the retail price for single orders of $30,000 and above. SNS periodically offers its distributors additional promotions and incentives.
Q: Does SNS offer payment terms?
A: SNS does not offer payment terms on product orders. All product orders require a 50% deposit when the order is placed, with the balance, paid once the order is packed and prepared for shipment to the distributor.
Q: How long does shipping take, and how much does it cost
A: Typical shipment delivery from the time of order is 3-5 days in the U.S. and for international is 5-10 days. SNS is unable to estimate the cost of international shipping accurately. Shipping costs depend on the size and type of order, the size of packages, the class of shipping, and the number of pallets, among other factors.
Q: Are SNS distributors restricted to selling in a specific area?
A: SNS supplies products to distributors based on an agreement to sell them within an agreed geographical territory. Distributors may not ship products outside of this approved territory —no exceptions. U.S Distributors are free to sell products throughout the U.S.
Q: Are all geographical regions available for SNS distribution?
A: SNS has some existing International territories protected by exclusive agreements. Therefore some countries, territories, or regions may not be available at this time.
Q: How can a new distributor obtain an exclusive territory agreemen
A: SNS offers exclusive International territory agreements on a very limited basis and only with mutually agreed annual sales targets. Sales targets for such agreements are determined by the size and annual sales potential of the licensed market.
Q: Can distributors resell SNS products on other websites
A: Distributors may not market SNS products on any third-party websites, such as Amazon, eBay, Jet, Alibaba, etc. There are no exceptions to this rule.
Q: How can distributors promote their affiliation with SNS?
A: Distributors licensed by SNS may state on their website that they are an Authorized SNS Distributor.
Q: How will SNS help salons find distributors of SNS products?
A: Licensed Distributors and their contact information are listed on the SNS website on a special “Distributor Finder” page.
Q: What marketing tools does SNS provide to help distributors promote themselves to salons?
A: SNS provides a variety of high-quality materials, including posters, rack cards and social media images to assist distributors in their marketing.
Q: How can distributors use SNS images for marketing purposes?
A: SNS provides approved product images, graphics, and logos that distributors are licensed to use.
Q: How can distributors use the SNS name to promote their business?
A: Distributors may not use the name “SNS” as part of a website domain name (URL) or as part of their business domain name, or the name of their Facebook page, Instagram, Pinterest or any social media account. This restriction applies to all versions of SNS trade names, including SNS, SNS Nails, SNS Nail Systems, SNS Academy, SNS Training, Signature Nails, Signature Nail Systems and any other variants.