Simply create an account and complete your profile, including information about your company and products. Our team will review your application and approve it if it meets our criteria. Click here
Our platform covers a wide range of FMCG products including food (sweet and savory grocery, dairy, frozen food, bakery, chilled & fresh food, pet food, etc), drinks (soft drinks, beer, wine & spirits), beauty (make up, fragrance & perfume), personal care (skincare, vitamins and beauty supplements, hair care, oral care, baby care, etc), and home care and cleaning items.
Our platform is dedicated to a wide range of FMCG products such as beauty, personal care, food, and drinks.
We do have some restrictions and unfortunately do not accept for the moment categories such as fresh fruits and vegetables, houseware, or fashion clothes.
Note that suppliers from anywhere in the world are welcome to join! To become a part of our platform, you need to provide either a website or any social media accounts like Facebook, LinkedIn, or Instagram. In some cases, we may ask for additional information.
Registering and creating your Needl profile is completely free. Our platform, however, has a fee structure to reach out and meet with buyers, receive enquiries all year long and access the right business opportunities at the right time. Please contact us
for more information.
A wide range of buyers around the world, including small and large retailers, retail specialists, importers and distributors, and major international brands seeking to outsource production, all rely on Needl for their sourcing needs all year long.
They use Needl throughout the year to connect with the global supplier community, identify and meet with new qualified suppliers during their Sourcing Days or annual Category Summits, and express their sourcing needs.
By using our platform, you can access a global network of qualified buyers, respond to their sourcing needs, optimize your sales process, increase your visibility, receive real-time business opportunities, grow your business and tap into new markets with ease, all with a cost-effective solution.
Your assigned account manager will help you create your profile, assisting you in defining and refining your export strategy to of course meeting with the right buyers who are ready to place orders!
Yes, on Needl, you have the opportunity to connect with buyers directly. This allows you to receive targeted and relevant inquiries in your product category all year round.
However, to ensure a positive experience for both buyers and suppliers, we manage connections in a way that respects buyers’ schedules and workloads. We put you in touch with the right buyers, at the right time, in the right place. After that, it’s up to you to seal the deals! With just one successful deal a year, your membership fees will be more than covered, and we’re confident that we can deliver even more than that.
Our platform provides an easy-to-use dashboard to help you customize and update your product listings and company profile. Ensure that your listings include high-quality images, detailed product descriptions, and competitive pricing. You can upload your PDF product files or catalogs as we automatically index them to maximize your chances to be discovered when a need on one of your products arises. You can also take advantage of our marketing support to enhance your visibility to buyers and your chances of being selected when new opportunities arise.
Yes, buyers from over 40 countries are actively seeking new products and suppliers in all FMCG categories.
If you’re interested in becoming a premium member, the process is easy. All you need to do is share your interest with us by asking for an upgrade here.
Our team will be happy to answer any questions you may have about the premium membership and provide you with all the details you need to make an informed decision.
While our free plan offers you a basic level of visibility and access to 2 product requests to discover our services, upgrading to a higher pricing plan will enable you to:
1) Meet buyers interested in your products during our category Wabel Summits
2) Receive all Product Requests within your category
3) Join Sourcing Days with strategic buying groups
4) Get immediate visibility towards buyers and submit your products to them
Premium members also enjoy personalized business support to manage their performance, connect to the best business opportunities and refine their business strategy (see pricing plan
The business mapping feature is created to assist you in defining your export priorities and selecting the right distribution channels that align with your needs and goals.
Using this feature, you can indicate whether you aim to enter a new market with new or existing products, work directly with retailers, or have specific needs in terms of distribution channels, such as department stores, beauty specialists, pharmacy chains, mass retailers, buying alliances, co-packers, or food service companies.
This tool will help you to establish a well-defined market entry strategy, attain your export goals, and identify key players that align with your business priorities.
No, we do not take commissions on deals. Our commitment is to deliver relevant business opportunities to you, but the closing of the deal is entirely in your hands.
Just one deal could more than cover the cost of your subscription, and we aim to deliver even more than that in a year. Our focus is on helping you succeed and achieve your business goals, not on taking cuts of your deals.
Simply create an account and complete your profile, including information about your company and sourcing needs. Our team will review your application and approve it if it meets our criteria. Click here
to join for free.
Our platform welcomes buyers – retailers, retail specialists, importers, distributors, food service companies – from all over the world who are looking for FMCG products such as beauty products, personal care, food and drinks.
To ensure successful registration, buyers must provide a website or their business license. For more information, please contact us to discuss your eligibility.
You can find a wide range of FMCG suppliers and products including food (sweet and savory grocery, dairy, frozen food, bakery, chilled & fresh food, pet food, etc), drinks (soft drinks, beer, wine & spirits), beauty (make up, fragrance & perfume), personal care (skincare, vitamins and beauty supplements, hair care, oral care, baby care, etc), and home care and cleaning items, both in brand and private label.
Our platform is designed to give you total control over your relationship with potential suppliers. It provides a secure and efficient communication channel for you to directly connect with suppliers. You can easily send messages to suppliers through the platform’s messaging system or schedule video meetings, allowing you to further discuss business opportunities and product specifications.
With our worldwide network of reliable suppliers, you can effortlessly access a world of new FMCG opportunities and find the perfect match for your sourcing needs. We provide you with a comprehensive suite of tools and features to help you express your needs, discover the latest trends from around the world, manage potential suppliers, and find your next business partners with ease.
Our powerful Search Tool is the perfect starting point to browse over 100,000 FMCG products and contact suppliers directly from their Needl profiles.
Our Category Benchmark feature allows you to clearly identify your current needs, track relevant trends and find suppliers over a specific time period, while our Product Request tool enables you to express your specific product needs and receive qualified supplier recommendations.
You’ll also have the opportunity to create a custom Sourcing Day, a personalized experience where you can present your sourcing projects and meet with pre-screened suppliers.
In addition, you can attend our annual category Summits, where you will have the opportunity to participate in pre-scheduled online B2B meetings with pre-selected suppliers over the course of 2 to 3 days. Click here to view a list of all the Summits taking place in 2023 across multiple FMCG categories.
To discover new FMCG products, you have multiple options available.
You can use the Category Benchmark feature to specify the product categories you wish to benchmark, explore associated suppliers, and receive contact requests from interested suppliers.
If you require a specific product, you can make a Product Request, which allows you to identify suppliers who can fulfill your exact specifications with ample production capacity.
In addition, you can also directly search the platform using the search bar, equipped with filters such as supplier’s location, category, product type (brand or private label), certifications, revenue, product label, target consumer, or specific product lifestyle such as vegan, eco-friendly, ethnic, organic, and more.
Our platform has a strict review process for suppliers and products to ensure high standards of quality and reliability.
You can contact a supplier by clicking on their logo or company name on the product page and then select the “Send the message” option on their profile page.
To request a sample from a supplier on Needl, select the “Ask a sample” option on the product listing.
Yes, our sourcing team is available to assist you in finding the right products and suppliers for your needs. Contact us
through our platform to receive personalized support.
Our platform is completely free for buyers to use. There are no hidden fees or charges for accessing the services available on Needl.