If corporation, state of incorporation:
If not a corporation, principal owners:
Years in business:
Current number of employees:
Is your primary business manufacturing?
Does your company carry liability insurance?
If yes, list insurance carrier:
Amount of coverage dollars:
As an individual, an officer of a corporation, or as a partner, have you ever filed for bankruptcy voluntarily or been proceeded against involuntarily as a bankruptcy?
If yes, give details (date, court, case number, etc.)
Description of proposed licensed product(s) that a license is needed:
Proposed retail price:
Proposed wholesale price:
Material to be used in product:
If any paint is used in manufacturing of the product, is it lead/chrome free?
Type of packaging:
Anticipated date of proposed product(s) introduction to marketplace:
Reason for interest in the product?
Is a prototype or sample of the proposed product available for review?
What product mix do you currently offer?
What resources do you employ for product research and development?
What is your production capacity to meet the anticipated customer demand?
Can you maintain an active inventory of the proposed product?
If you will not manufacture the product(s), who is the manufacturer?
Would you be willing to source or manufacture product exclusively for John Deere?
IF A PROTOTYPE OR SAMPLE OF THE PRODUCT IS AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW, PLEASE SEND ONE OF EACH PROPOSED PRODUCT WITH THE COMPLETED APPLICATION.
Projected number of units sold under license:
Is the proposed product(s) to be sold only by your own sales force?
What is the size of the sales force (number of representatives)?
What is your distribution capacity?
If the distribution is limited to a state or states, please list:
Please list the distribution channels you plan to utilize (ex: retail, dealers, wholesale, direct marketing, trade shows, catalogs). If retail, please list the name of the retail store:
What customer service/support capabilities do you have in place?
What types of promotional mediums are to be used to promote the product(s)? Please list specifics:
What amount of advertising, promotion and merchandising funds do you plan to spend in support of this new licensed product for the first year, should you receive a license?
Other information for consideration:
PLEASE PROVIDE COPIES OF ANY OF THE ITEMS LISTED ABOVE, THE MORE INFORMATION YOU CAN PROVIDE,THE FASTER WE CAN MAKE A DECISION REGARING THIS APPLICATION.
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