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INDEPENDENT RETAILER magazine is now the official news outlet for Wholesale Central visitors.
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05/01/2008 - Modern Budget Apparel
STYLE IN FASHION, which does business as West-Side Designs, is offering a large selection of apparel imported from India, Pakistan and Thailand.
04/01/2008 - Selling By Instinct At OBI
Tim Choklett, President of Opportunity Buys, Inc. (OBI), instinctively understands what people want. In grade school, he removed the centers of books to sell pieces of bubblegum he had purchased in bags.
04/01/2008 - Salco Launches Ezwholesaler.com
Expansion of product categories and rapid growth has prompted Salco Distributors to launch the ezwholesaler.com website.
03/01/2008 - Movies 4 Wholesale
This company routinely stocks more than six million DVDs, along with PC software, console games, video games and more.
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.
03/01/2008 - Halloween & Party Items Spell Fun
Halloween items and party supply products are certainly not always similar by nature.
03/01/2008 - Best Web Sourcing
When sourcing wholesale merchandise, where do emarketers find the best products and prices for items being made in the U.S.A, China and other manufacturing markets?
02/01/2008 - Sunglass Fashion Forecast
Without losing their utilitarian nature, sunglasses have moved to the forefront of fashion.
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 - Kapa Boosts Profits
Everyone knows that a great customer experience is critical for business success.
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.
02/01/2008 - Double Dragons Inc.
This company specializes in accessories for every brand and type of handheld tech gadget, including cell phones
02/01/2008 - Cool Pain Relief
LONGVIEW FARMS, the world's largest producer of fully refined, 100 percent pure molecular distilled Emu oil, offers Cool Blue Gel, a proven pain reliever.
01/01/2008 - New Items from Bottom Line
Bottom Line Wholesaler has taken on 500 new products within the past six weeks, providing its retailer customers with the largest selection ever.
01/01/2008 - Catching Eyes at Kiosks
Products sold from kiosks and carts must have visual appeal. The greatest new products can get lost in the shuffle, if they are not displayed in a manner that attracts shoppers' attention.
12/01/2007 - Stock Kiosks With Top Sellers
More so than traditional retailers, kiosk and cart vendors benefit from regularly refreshing their product mix with new merchandise that will cause busy mall shoppers to stop and look.
12/01/2007 - Source for Socks & More
K&C HOSIERY carries a wide selection of thermal long and short sleeve T-shirts, boxers, boxer briefs, athletic cut shirts and briefs in addition to socks for men, women and children.
12/01/2007 - Profitable Parkas
CKB PRODUCTS introduces Maxam brand winter parkas for men and women. An order of seven units is designed and priced to provide retailers with a generous MARGIN of profit.
11/01/2007 - Source for Great Deals
After 12 years in business, Discount Wholesale in Chester Springs, PA continues to expand its offerings of closeouts.
10/01/2007 - Gifts & Housewares Spark Sales
During the all important fourth quarter, a mix of practical and unusual products is expected to motivate holiday shoppers to dig deeper into their wallets.
10/01/2007 - Buy Wise Expands Mix
When Debbie Burks acquired Buy Wise, a wholesale supplier based in Overland Park, KS, in 2000, its product selection was limited to gifts from Guatemala.
09/01/2007 - Shoe Stores Consolidate
The Finish Line Inc.'s agreement to buy Genesco Inc. for $1.5 billion brings 2,850 shoe stores under single ownership
09/01/2007 - Private Label Booms
The nation's top retailers are differentiating by using private brands that customers can't find elsewhere.
09/01/2007 - Online Security Gap
There is a wide gap between the standards for credit card security and security measures actually in place among web retailers.
09/01/2007 - Growing Dollars From Scents
Spending on pleasing fragrances and scents continues to climb, according to suppliers.
09/01/2007 - Affordable Urban Wear
STEAL DEAL INC. routinely carries from 250 to nearly 500 different styles and types of unbranded urban wear closeout apparel.
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 - FashionPenny.com: A Family Tradition Of Success
If you were to make a map of Robert Vayner's personal journey to becoming a successful businessman, it would be dotted with precious minerals.
08/01/2007 - Best Sellers From Discount Wholesalers
While Discount Wholesalers of Chester Springs, PA, has long served retailers.
05/01/2007 - New England Diamond and Gem Co.
This company supplies 14k gold jewelry, plain or fancy, in all jewelry categories. There are several thousand pieces in stock at all times.
05/01/2007 - Heavenly Body Offers Bulk For Big Savings
Sir Markadoo, the owner of Heavenly Body Products, is shifting a portion of his business to large bulk shipments that give resellers the opportunity for significant markups.
05/01/2007 - Choosing The Right Products & Location
Kiosk and cart vendors often find themselves in a Catch 22 situation. They need a prime location in order to draw the traffic that maximizes sales.
04/01/2007 - Avoiding the Discount Trap
Many small retailers view markdowns as an almost inevitable conclusion at the end of a season, particularly if the sales expected in peak weeks don't materialize.
04/01/2007 - Apparel Niches Boost Profits
While fashion apparel is notoriously fickle, there are some niche apparel categories that drive sales full steam ahead.
03/01/2007 - Short Changing Retailers
A recent report serves to confirm retailers' claims that the interchange fees Visa and MasterCard charge for card acceptance are far higher than the benefits these merchants receive.
02/01/2007 - Sunglasses Sales Shine All Year
Once considered a seasonal category, sunglasses are now hot sellers year round, regardless of climate and geographic location, according to suppliers.
01/01/2007 - Private Label Revolution
No longer just cheap alternatives, private labels represent 20 percent of U.S. retail sales. JC Penney, Target and Wal-Mart are just some of the retailers that have recently announced increased emphasis on private label merchandise.