If you plan on operating a retail store or manufacturing business you’ll need to research and find the suppliers from whom you will buy raw material to be used in your production process, where the finished inventory will sell in your store.In reviewing the products offered by different suppliers, it is important to identify any variances in the quality or features of the raw material and inventory that might affect the value of your products. It is also important to know how much it will cost to purchase War materials are inventory.Finally it is essential that you know the terms under which suppliers will sell to your business. When you have to pay your suppliers is an important consideration when projecting the cash flow of your business. Some suppliers may give you 30 days to pay; others may allow you 90 days. Since you are a new business, some suppliers may require you pay cash upon delivery until your business demonstrate that it is making a profit and can pay its bills.