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10/13/2016 - Los Angeles Show Venues Join Forces
The LA Mart and Urban Expositions have joined to reorganize the Winter 2017 edition of Los Angeles Gift and Home Market Week.
04/01/2013 - U.S. eCommerce Sales to Hit $370B by 2017
Driven by the proliferation of smartphones and tablets, ecommerce sales in the U.S. are expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of ten percent in the next five years, according to a new report, "U.S. Online Retail Forecast, 2012 To 2017," from Forrester Research. Forrester predicts U.S. online retail sales will reach $262 billion in 2013
03/01/2013 - Big Profits in Surplus Inventory
American Merchandise Liquidators (AML) handles salvage and surplus inventory including customer returns, catalog returns, and clearance and overstock merchandise. The company deals in mixed lots of general merchandise from retail chains, as well as from wholesale and catalog companies. Assorted merchandise is available in all overstock categories, such as general household goods, tools and equipment, FURNITURE, sporting goods, home accents and apparel.
10/01/2012 - Adams Creates RealComfort Barstool
For more than 30 years, Adams Manufacturing Corp. has dedicated itself to creating safe, easy-to-use, affordable products, from high quality suction cups and holiday accessories to stackable folding resin FURNITURE.
03/01/2012 - Conklin Fashions
Conklin Fashions offers 10,000 different products, such as earrings, necklaces, bracelets, pins, novelty items, body jewelry, sunglasses, and reading accessories available at heavily discounted wholesale prices.
11/01/2010 - Via Trading Adds Spanish-Language Site
In November 2002, Via Trading made its first sale.
06/01/2010 - Home Furnishings & Housewares On Roll
The home furnishings and housewares segment of consumer goods has come through the economic downturn with mostly flying colors, according to both U.S. government statistics and purveyors of goods in the category
04/01/2010 - MAD By Design's Vietnamese Handbags
Doug Stein operated restaurants and night clubs in Asia for many years, and anyone who has ever been involved in that business know that it is exhausting.
08/01/2009 - Auctions at A&W Surplus
Six years ago, after a decade in the wholesale supply business, A&W Surplus in Fresno, CA added weekly online auctions.
07/01/2009 - Via Trading Live Auction Leader
In a business world full of buyouts, bailouts and bankruptcies, closeout wholesaler, Via Trading Corp., is a notable exception.
06/01/2009 - Website Discounts Lux Home Goods
One Kings Lane makes its web debut as an invitation required, membership online shopping destination that offers deep discounts on designer home goods.
06/01/2009 - Versatile Photo Transfer Kits
TILANO DECORATIVE PRODUCTS offers seven different photo transfer kits that allow people to put their own images on useful and decorative items.
06/01/2009 - Opportunity Knocks For Home Furnishings and Housewares
The market for home furnishings and housewares has been affected just as deeply by the recession as any other sector
05/01/2009 - Versatile Lemonade Stand
CARDBOARDESIGN offers approximately 50 different products, including nine for kids, all made of recycled, recyclable cardboard.
04/01/2009 - Stimulus Bill Falls Short
The government's economic stimulus plan doesn't include many provisions that directly benefit small businesses, according to economists.
04/01/2009 - NRF Defends Same As Cash
The National Retail Federation has asked Congress to overturn recent Federal Reserve regulations that would effectively ban popular "same as cash" offers.
04/01/2009 - FURNITURE.com Mines Wholesale
FURNITURE.com Inc., a one time retailer that relaunched several years ago as a provider of ecommerce and fulfillment services to other FURNITURE retailers, has re-emerged again as Blueport Commerce Inc.
04/01/2009 - Framing Kiosks for Success
Two suppliers of products for kiosks and carts frame their programs (literally) for attracting attention and generating sales. They are Roseys Unique Products in Monroe, NC and Specialty Retail Sales, based in Rio Rancho, NM.
03/01/2009 - Variety And Service Are Priority At Mid-America Liquidators
With 350 years of aggregated experience among its top level management team, Mid-America Liquidators...
03/01/2009 - Brand Names From Continental
For the past 20 years, Continental Wholesale LLC has been obtaining products from some of the nation's largest retailers.
01/01/2009 - Profiting from Bamboo Apparel
There is an amazing new fiber that some people are calling Eco Silk, which is actually fabric made from bamboo.
11/01/2008 - Challenging Holiday Season
Forecasters see gains in retail sales over the holidays, but the gains are expected to be less than in years past.
09/01/2008 - JCPenney Adds Private Brand
JCPenney Company Inc. has launched a new private label furnishings brand, Dorm Life, aimed to strengthen its back to school offerings, as well as its home categories.
06/01/2008 - Home Furnishing & Housewares Review
The diverse nature of the Home Furnishings & Housewares niche always makes this an exciting time of year, due to the great many products being released on the wholesale market.
05/01/2008 - Craft Show in Philly
The Philadelphia Buyers Market of American Craft, which has been in operation twice a year for more than 25 years, will take place August 2-4 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center at 1101 Arch Street in Philadelphia.
04/01/2008 - Web Cash Payment Sparks Sales
As lending standards tighten and credit card interest mounts, several online retailers are reacting by offering interest free, cash payment checkout options for shoppers.
03/01/2008 - Small Biz Trends
While the Federal Reserve is focused on the problems of the large banks, small business owners are showing some worry about inflation.
03/01/2008 - Experience & Choice at Mid-America
With 350 years of aggregated experience among its top level management team, Mid-America Liquidators is perfectly positioned to give its retailer customers a wealth of advice in buying and selling profitably
02/01/2008 - Largest ASD Vegas Show
More than 3,100 top exhibitors from around the world will gather in Las Vegas March 2 through 5 for the 2008 ASD/AMD Trade Shows
02/01/2008 - Durable Spending Slips
An index established by Deloitte Touche to track consumer spending on durable goods offers a less than positive outlook.
01/01/2008 - Closeout & Liquidation Forecast
After the holiday season, retailers will be sending back countless truckloads of valuable unsold and returned merchandise.
12/01/2007 - Vision For Growth
GENCO Marketplace was a burgeoning company for 14 years, offering surplus inventories and liquidating millions of dollars worth of merchandise daily.
12/01/2007 - One Stop Shopping At Ohio Wholesale
The concept for Ohio Wholesale, Inc. began more than thirty years ago, when Nick and Terry Harbarger traveled to Mexico to purchase giftware items, which they sold in the US.
12/01/2007 - Home Depot Targets Women
Home Depot's newest retail laboratory has opened in Charlotte, SC.
08/01/2007 - NRF Nixes Protectionism
On the premise that proposed legislation to strengthen trade laws would stifle competition, the National Retail Federation (NRF) is urging a Senate committee to reject these U.S. trade remedy laws.
08/01/2007 - Best Sellers From Discount Wholesalers
While Discount Wholesalers of Chester Springs, PA, has long served retailers.
08/01/2007 - A & W Live Auctions On Roll
In the two years since A&W Surplus has been conducting online auctions, the response and sales volume "has grown tremendously," says Wayne Peckham, Owner of the Fresno, CA, wholesaler.
03/01/2007 - PC Costly for Big Boxes
Political correctness at some of the country's big box chains may explain why Best Buy and others underperformed over the 2006 holidays, and why some independents thrived.