On an island such as Guam, which — in terms of acquiring product — is quite small and remote, the wholesale industry has a lot to keep in mind at any given time in order to be successful. In general, big wholesalers make no more than 4% after all costs, fees and considerations and often make only about 1% to 2%, according to industry representatives. With such a small margin of profit, they have no choice but to take any additional costs that come their way and pass it on to the consumers.
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