-Could you explain your situation a little more?Do you have a written lease?
Is there anything in the lease concerning this?
Are we still connected?
THanks Dave, there is a signed lease. It says nothing about website business. Only that Leasee "cannot sell "goods that conflict with business in Somrack Plaza"
but nothing about web sales.
Lots of great info there. Thanks
Concerning another matter with my landlord and' next door retai'l..
After I signed the lease and moved next door to this other gift store.
The owner of next door gift store gives landlord a long list of "Vendors" that I cannot order from. There was no request to sign the list. It' s just her list in my files.
In regards XXXXX XXXXX vendor in particular, Two's Company, which is a gift catalog with 2000 items in it. Two's Company is upset because I have had to stop buying from them..
Every gift store on our 7 block long street orders from this catalog with out conflict.
My question is...Since my lease says that I cannot sell "Goods"
It says nothing about Vendors...and I feel that I can order from same vendors as long as it is not the same "items" in her store. So if I am not ordering same items, then that is not a conflict.
But as you said in your last comment...this is a conflict between my landlord and I and not so much a legal matter?
Since my lease uses the word "goods" instead of 'vendors'
That's what my big question is before I proceed with my landlord.
Lots of gray areas I'm finding with it.
Any thoughts on the wording in the lease of "goods" verses "vendors"
Great explaination Dave. Very helpful..I will have more questions..
I have to go to work now. I believe I paid for a month..so will I be able to continue with you if I pause for a day?
This is my 3rd senario that I would like your thoughts on:
Subject: Rosy Rings candle company
Before I moved next door to "problem gift store" I was across the stree from her.
Her and I agreed that I would give up Rosy Rings candles and she would continue to sell them.
Rosy Rings Company was very unhappy about that because I sold a significantly larger amount per year than her.
Rosy Rings called problem store to tell her that they wanted me to sell their candles.
After that she wrote a statement to our landlord that states that I am not allowed to sell Rosy Rings. My landlord agreed to the decision.
SO, now She is not selling them because Rosy Rings decided they did not want to sell to such a person.
and My landlord says that I cannot sell them because it is a breach of contract although It is just a statement on a piece of paper that I have not signed.
So I am not selling these candles which were a big souce of income for my store and people ask me for them!!
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