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IV. BROKERAGE

This a secondary archetype which combines the activities of Trade and Service by trading on behalf of clients, as a service. These businesses typically service consumer-facing brands that focus on marketing and need assistance with more efficient sourcing. Prototype examples of this type of business include advertising networks which provide online traffic sourcing for brand retailers, and dropship programs which often have deeper sourcing relationships, and better fulfillment relationships than the brands they service.


Indicative Attributes

  • Key partners: Wholesalers

  • Value proposition: Efficient commodity procurement

  • Key Activities: Recruiting Wholesalers

  • Monetization: Base fee plus commission