Routing Guide & Vendor Instructions

Merchandise vendors and suppliers for The Wet Seal, LLC (the “Company”) are required to read and comply with the instructions and requirements contained in the Company’s Routing Guide and Vendor Instruction Manual.

All vendors and suppliers are required to complete and sign the Acknowledgement of Agreement form located in Chapter 1 of the Manual. Instructions are located on the Agreement. The Agreement must be signed by an officer of the company who has authority to enter into such agreements.

Intertek Testing Manual

Unless otherwise agreed to in writing by the Company, all products must undergo certain testing to comply with applicable laws and regulations.  The Company utilizes Intertek for product testing.  Product testing protocols are contained in the Intertek Testing Manual, as well as sample size instructions, testing location contact information, and other pertinent information.

Vendors should also refer to Chapter 4 of the Routing Guide for further information about the Company’s testing protocols.  Where there is a conflict between Intertek’s Testing Manual and the Company’s Routing Guide, the information in the Routing Guide will control.

Intertek Test Request Form

Vendors must complete this form and submit it to Intertek for all product testing.

New Supplier Set Up Form

Failure to properly complete this document will delay the issuance of any purchase order.

This document must also be used to alert The Wet Seal, LLC of any changes in address, contact or other information.

Supplier-Manufacturer Security Questionaire

Vendors and suppliers partnering with The Wet Seal, LLC on an FOB (import order) basis must complete the Supplier-Manufacturer Security Questionnaire for EACH factory that will produce merchandise to be transported and sold by The Wet Seal, LLC on an FOB basis. The questionnaire must be fully completed, including the name, address and contact information of the physical factory location.

Failure to provide accurate information will cause our freight forwarder to refuse the merchandise until information is corrected.

Questions should be directed to the Director of Imports and Customs Compliance (contact information is located in Chapter 1 of the routing guide).

Workplace Social Compliance Questionaire

All vendors and suppliers are required to complete the Workplace Social Compliance Questionnaire honestly and completely.

Failure to provide this information may result in termination of the relationship.

Code of Vendor Conduct

All vendors are required to read and comply with The Wet Seal, LLC’s Code of Vendor Conduct. In addition, an Acknowledgement of Agreement (located
on the final page of the document) must be completed and signed by an officer the company.

All vendors are also required to review the CA Supply Chain Disclosure.

Failure to provide this information may result in termination of the relationship.

Additional Information & Instructions

on these documents, as well as additional remedies are located throughout The Wet Seal, LLC Routing Guide and Vendor Instructions Manual.