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01/01/2013 - Enlightening Decor Products
For Fortune Products, Inc., 2013 is about bigger, better light-up DECORATIONS. With its Fairy Berries battery operated string lights and real lighted glassware, the company continues to deliver merchandise that adds extra sparkle to events. Smaller than one inch in diameter, round Fairy Berries can be used to decorate in a variety of ways, including on water, in trees, in centerpieces and on lawns. Fairy Berries retail for $17.95 to $24.95, and wholesale pricing is available upon request.
12/01/2012 - Mungi Bands are Kid Magnets
Children love silicone bracelets, and Chad Anger's three daughters are no exception. The problem with bracelets on the market, however, came into view when Anger found them discarded in a drawer after hardly being worn. When Anger, now Mungi Bands president, developed his bracelets, his children were instantly drawn to the silicone designs with magnetic closures, and were pleading for more.
10/01/2012 - FLOMO - New Valentines day product line
Seven is a lucky number at FLOMO, a manufacturer and distributor owned by Nygala Corp., with seven of its own factories in operation around the country. Started as a factory-based supplier in 1956, the company won seven national awards for excellence in 2011 and continues to uphold high quality standards.
06/01/2012 - Wholesalers See Big Holiday Season
It's that important time of year again, when independent retailers begin buying holiday season products for their ecommerce warehouses and store shelves. What is going to be hot among Christmas and Hanukkah shoppers in 2012?
05/01/2012 - Kole's Wholesale Buying Tips
With over 25 years' experience, Kole Imports knows the preferences of today's frugal retailers, and their equally cost-conscious customers.
04/01/2012 - Back-to-School Online
While kids are currently counting down to the first day of summer vacation, retailers are already merchandising for the new school year, filling their stockrooms with the essentials and the forecasted must-haves.
03/01/2012 - Fear, Fun & Profits This Halloween
For most holidays, consumers purchase DECORATIONS and merchandise that promote cheer or comfort such as bunnies for Easter, snowmen for Christmas, or a Thanksgiving cornucopia.
02/01/2012 - Pride Products
Pride Products has grown from modest beginnings into one of the largest distributors of general merchandise in the United States.
09/01/2011 - Spring Trends Focus on Value
As the economy is still in a state of recovery, suppliers are working hard to offer deals that will help store owners survive.
08/01/2011 - Gift And Decor Wholesalers Adapt and Thrive
The gift and decor industry covers a wide range of merchandise, but some universal trends can be found when taking a closer look at the industry?s suppliers.
06/01/2011 - Leading Holiday Suppliers Offer Trend Advice For Seasonal Success
Just about every retail business gets a vital boost in the final months of the year, but for merchants who specialize in seasonal goods, there's no season like the holiday season.
03/01/2011 - Fearless Halloween Forecast
For retailers looking to cash in on America's love of Halloween, there are no tricks, even in a down economy.
09/01/2010 - Giftbliss Succeeds With Snow To Go
Giftbliss Sales started up in 1993 as a manufacturers' rep group.
08/01/2010 - Christmas & Holiday Preview
Might the nation's cash registers be set jing-jing-jingling again this upcoming holiday season?
07/01/2010 - Boo-Boo Bling
The idea for Boo-Boo-Bling, a unique bandage DECORATION that turns unsightly scars and blemishes into fashion accessories, came about the old-fashioned way
08/01/2009 - Dollar Store Items From JKE
JKE ENTERPRISES carries more than 10,000 different items encompassing 31 product categories.
07/01/2009 - New ASD East Trade Show
Nielsen Business Media's Merchandise Group, producers of the ASD trade shows, will hold a re-focused show, ASD EAST, September 13-15, 2009 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York.
05/01/2009 - Tear Bottles
TIMELESS TRADITIONS revitalizes the Tear Bottle, a decorative glass bottle that dates back to Egypt and also appears in the bible.
04/01/2009 - Dakota Steel Art For Wind Spinners
Wind spinners have come a long way from their origin. In the Thirties, they were called wind twirlers, and were similar to a vertical windmill, in that a single twisted piece of metal was angled into the wind.
04/01/2009 - Cornucopia of Skulls
JACPA INTERNATIONAL has nearly 100 different items in the form of skulls. The majority are made of polyresin, while a few are ceramic.
09/01/2008 - Early Holiday Web Marketing
While most consumers don't start holiday shopping in earnest until the day after Thanksgiving, online retailers should begin marketing for the season as early as October, according to MarketLive Inc., an eCommerce platform provider.
06/01/2008 - Year Round Kiosk Sales
While kiosk and cart vendors, like all retailers, rank the fourth quarter holiday season as their best time of year, certain kiosk programs can offer exceptions
03/01/2008 - Niches Boost Apparel Sales
The retail apparel sector can benefit significantly by expansion into niche clothing markets. A wide range of suppliers specializing in niches have gained strength nationwide, and also in geographic areas with differing demographics.
03/01/2008 - Letters & Numbers
VILLAGE WROUGHT IRON INC. has expanded its line of wrought iron letters, designed for outdoor use, but can also be used for indoor DECORATION.
12/01/2007 - Scarves with Style
ROYAL TREND division of GREATWHOLESALEZ.COM has introduced a line of winter scarves with fashion DECORATIONS and embellishments.
12/01/2007 - Bubbling Bath Treats
PASS CHRISTIAN SOAP COMPANY extends its Bath Confections line with Bubbling Bath Cupcakes.
10/01/2007 - Ghosts Push Halloween Sales
Halloween is second only to Christmas in the holiday DECORATIONS market.
09/01/2007 - Harborplace Kiosks
General Growth Properties Inc., the owner of Baltimore's Harborplace, has put a dozen retail kiosks on the Inner Harbor promenade that faces Harborplace, and plans to add more.
08/01/2007 - Fresh Toys & Novelties Push Retail Profits
The number of new toys and novelties that come to market each year is a tribute to the imagination of inventors, designers, and suppliers.
03/01/2007 - Sassy Umbrellas
SASSY PARASOLS provides hand beaded and decorated umbrellas. No two are alike, and each comes packaged in a box decorated to match the umbrella inside.
02/01/2007 - Crystal Manicure Files
95° & SUNNY INC. carries a line of crystal glass manicure files that are available with more than 100 different hand painted designs.