Wholesale Retail Agreement Contract Template

Wholesale Retail Agreement Contract Template


Start selling your products (whether own branded or you are a distributor selling wholesale on behalf of other brands) through retailers with Foundd’s Wholesale Retail Agreement template. Created by qualified lawyers, this template is ready for you to customise. Covering essential aspects such as orders, returns, intellectual property (IP) protection, and mutual obligations, our template ensures you're well-equipped to establish clear, legally sound relationships with your retail partners. Just fill in the blanks, and you're ready to go! 


The Wholesale Retail Agreement is ideal for wholesalers aiming to engage with retailers efficiently. It covers essential aspects such as orders, returns, intellectual property protection, and the responsibilities of each party. Designed to be used across all your retailer relationships, this template simplifies legal processes, allowing you to focus on growing your business. 

About the Template 
Created by lawyers and peer reviewed by other lawyers for quality assurance, this fill in the blanks template can be ready within 15 minutes or less, ready for you to copy and paste into your system and send to your client for them to sign. 

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What’s included? 

Your template purchase includes: 

  • Fill in the blanks Template in Word format  
  • Template User Guide pdf – Handy hints on how to update your template 
  • Single user licence to edit, use and reuse the template as often as you need for your business 
  • BONUS: Access to the Legally Legit Lounge™ for Templates with “how to” video tutorials to walk you through your template*  
  • BONUS: Future template updates 
  • BONUS: Video Guide – This comprehensive video walkthrough is designed to guide you step-by-step through the template, providing clear instructions and assistance to help you successfully complete it with a few tips thrown in for good measure! 

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Key Features 

The Wholesale Retail Agreement includes the following key features: 

  • Customisable: Tailor the agreement to fit the unique aspects of each retail partnership, ensuring every contract meets your specific needs. 
  • Order Process: Clearly outlines the steps for placing, fulfilling, and managing orders, creating a standardised process that reduces misunderstandings and streamlines operations. 
  • Return Policies: Provides protocols for handling returns, from damaged goods to retailer overstock, ensuring both parties understand their rights and responsibilities.  
  • Intellectual Property Protection: Defines the use and protection of your trademarks and proprietary information. 
  • Obligations: Clarifies what is expected from wholesalers and retailers, establishing a foundation for respectful, productive relationships. 
  • Expertly Crafted: Created by legal professionals to ensure reliability and compliance with current laws. 

For Who

This template is designed for wholesalers in various sectors looking to: 

  • Formalise and secure relationships with retailers. 
  • Protect their brand and intellectual assets. 
  • Simplify legal aspects of partnerships. 
  • Clarify dealings with retailers regarding orders, returns, and obligations. 

Important Note: This Wholesale Retail Agreement template is tailored specifically for wholesale businesses engaging in direct retail partnerships. It is not intended for manufacturers or businesses involved in complex distribution processes. If your operations involve manufacturing or intricate distribution networks, this template may not fully address the unique legal and logistical considerations of those activities. 


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FAQS Specific to Template 

  1. What is the Wholesale Retail Agreement template?

The Wholesale Retail Agreement template is a customisable legal document created by qualified lawyers. It's designed for wholesalers to establish clear, boundaries and set expectations with retailers, covering orders, returns, intellectual property protection, and mutual obligations. 

  1. Who should use this template?

This template is ideal for wholesalers who sell products to retailers. It is not intended for manufacturers or businesses engaged in complex distribution processes. 

  1. Can I customise the template for multiple retailers?

Yes, the template is designed to be customisable for each of your retail partnerships. You can adjust specific details to fit the unique aspects of each relationship.  Once the General Terms & Conditions portion is completed, you can upload this online if you wish and the Schedule can be the part that is unique for each retailer. 

  1. What key aspects does the template cover?

The template covers order placement and processing, return policies, intellectual property rights protection, and the detailed obligations of both wholesalers and retailers. 

  1. Is legal expertise required to use the Wholesale Retail Agreement template?

No, the Wholesale Retail Agreement template is crafted to be easily used without requiring a legal background. However, for unique situations or further customisation, consulting with a legal professional is advisable. 

  1. What if I need to modify the agreement after it’s been signed?

The template allows for amendments to be made if both parties agree. Any changes should be documented in writing and signed by both the wholesaler and retailer. 

  1. Can the agreement be terminated early?

Yes, the template includes provisions for early termination by either party under specified conditions, such as breach of contract or mutual agreement. It also outlines the process for termination and the responsibilities of each party upon termination.  

  1. Can I apply my own branding to the agreement template?

Yes, you are encouraged to customise the template with your own branding elements. This includes adding your business logo, name, and any specific brand-related language or visuals that align with your corporate identity. The template is designed to be adaptable to reflect your brand's unique aspects, ensuring a professional appearance in your agreements with retailers. 

  1. What happens after I purchase the template?

After purchasing the template, you'll receive an immediate download link via email. The template comes in an editable format, allowing you to start customising it right away according to your business needs. You'll also have access to a user guide and video guide included with your purchase, helping you understand how to fill in each section effectively. If you have any questions or need further assistance, our customer support team is available to help ensure you can maximise the template's benefits for your business. 

  1. Can the agreement be used if I'm distributing products from other brands?

Yes, the template can be adapted for use by wholesalers distributing third-party products. It's designed to be flexible to cover various wholesale-retail relationships, including those involving products from other brands. 

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