How Do I Choose the Best Wholesale Pillow Cases?

Misty Amber Brighton
Misty Amber Brighton
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If you are looking for wholesale pillow cases, a good place to start could be with your local telephone directory. You can check for listings under wholesale bedding or linens to find suppliers of discount pillow cases. It can be a good idea to visit these vendors in person so you can visually inspect the pillow cases before purchasing large lots. You may want to ask for pricing on different types of pillow cases so you can choose the quality that best suits your needs and budget.

Finding a local vendor is generally preferred over buying wholesale pillow cases via the Internet. This serves several purposes; you can help your local economy, and you will be able to build a rapport with the distributor as well. Doing so can help ensure you are able to get quality linens at a reasonable price, and you can also negotiate with the vendor concerning payment terms and delivery options. You may want to choose more than one vendor so you will have a back-up supplier in the event your primary distributor is unable to help you.

Another advantage to buying from a local vendor is that you will be able to see the type of wholesale pillow cases being offered before you commit to buying them. That way, you can see what type of fabric these discount pillow cases are made from and you will also have a better idea of what your color choices might be. If you are buying them directly from the manufacturer, you may be able to take a tour of the factory, and this can give you a better idea of how well the pillow cases might be made.

Wholesale bedding companies sometimes offer factory seconds at a discounted price. This designation means different things to different manufacturers, but generally indicates that the merchandise is below top quality, yet still able to be sold. If you are able to physically inspect the wholesale pillow cases, you will know exactly what type of goods you are purchasing. In the event you are unsure whether to purchase seconds, you may want to get pricing on them separately so you can compare the cost to that of full-quality linens. When you are trying to decide, it can be a good idea to think about how the linens will be used and how often you might need to launder them in order to make a decision.

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SarahGen

Buying from a local vendor is not always a good idea for wholesale pillow cases. Now if someone wants customized pillow cases with the company logo or something, that is understandable. But buying from a local vendor otherwise may mean settling for an inferior product. For example, fabrics using cotton may not be the best if they are local. The best cotton in the world is not made in the US. So if quality is the priority, then I think that it's a good idea to buy from a vendor that imports the fabric or to buy internationally directly.

donasmrs

@literally45-- Most hotels use a pure cotton or a cotton mix bag style standard pillow cases. So this type doesn't have borders and the one end is open to easily insert and remove the pillow. The end is then tucked in. These are easiest to work with and I think this is the type you should prefer. Cotton is the best fabric because it's easy to clean and it's most comfortable. It won't cause the customers to sweat at night and it's soft as well.

If your sister wants something more decorative, you can also opt for Oxford wholesale pillow cases. These have a border around them so they look nicer than standard pillow cases. But they do cost a little bit more and it's not as easy to change pillow cases. But if the bed and breakfast is not going to have many customers at once, that might not be an issue.

literally45

My sister is starting a small, bed and breakfast hotel. She asked me to get some wholesale pillow cases for it. She just said that she wants them to be white and left the style and fabric to me. I'm not sure what would be best though. I definitely want a fabric that's easy to clean and it shouldn't be too difficult to put the pillow cases on and remove them. Which type of wholesale pillow cases would be best for us?

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