Ok, dude, you're idea is fundementally sound, however, unless you have an established company, or a sizable bank account to draw from, you will fail.
Have you taken into consideration web design costs, web hosting, shipping costs, cost of storing product, etc.?
You cannot just order 10 skis from a company. There is a minimal order quantity you can get from them. I've worked at a shop for awhile now, and I feel I understand how the system works.
About the prices, there is the MSRP, which is the price that the company suggests you sell it at, there is the street price, which is what most shops advertise it for, and there is the club price, which is the lowest a shop will usually sell the product for, this varies from shop to shop. Usually, if you bug the shop enough for a deal, or you are a good customer to them, they will give you a 'deal'/.
Shit, bell rang, ill finish the post in another class.
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