Signing up for Handshake

Handshake is a wholesale marketplace that helps retailers find wholesale products and suppliers. Anyone can browse products and suppliers at, but you must create an account to view product prices, contact the suppliers, and order products.

Handshake accounts are currently available only to retailers in the United States.

Sign up dialog for a retailer account on Handshake


  1. Go to
  2. Click Sign up.
  3. Enter your email address, and then click Join Handshake.
  4. Connect a Shopify account:
    • If you have a Shopify account, then log into your Shopify account when prompted.
    • If you don't have a Shopify account, then create one when prompted:
      1. Click Create new account.
      2. Complete the Shopify account registration form.
      3. Click Create Shopify ID.
  5. Input your business information. Make sure the information is accurate, because you currently can't change it after you create your account.
  6. Click Create account.

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