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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
03/01/2008 - ELECTRONICS Firms Recycle
Panasonic and Sharp have established a new ELECTRONIC product recycling management company, ELECTRONIC Manufacturers Recycling Management Company, LLC, to manage collection and recycling programs in the U.S.
02/01/2008 - Retail Tax Debate
The debate on Internet taxation is underway, and not surprisingly, brick and mortar retailers online, and other direct merchants have opposing views.
02/01/2008 - Harvey Files Chapter 11
Harvey ELECTRONICS, Inc., based in Lindenhurst, NJ, filed a voluntary petition for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection with the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.
02/01/2008 - Flipping Over Flipo
Jerry Philippeau accidentally entered into business while he was a singer/songwriter living in Los Angeles, California.
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 - Entrepreneur Earns Success
Scott Lumley is the epitome of an entrepreneurial spirit.
01/01/2008 - CloseoutCentral.com: The Ultimate Source
For over ten years, CloseoutCentral.com has been the leading online marketplace for buying and selling closeout merchandise, and it just keeps getting better.
01/01/2008 - Awesome Treating Buyers Like Family
Awesome Wholesale is a full line scale designer, importer, distributor, and wholesaler.
12/01/2007 - Mulitfunction MP3/MP4
ANWAR ENTERPRISES offers a power packed MP3/MP4 player that is barely more than three inches wide and has a 2.5 inch screen.
11/01/2007 - Email Results
Engaging online customers requires more than quick thank you notes for buying or signing up for newsletters.
10/01/2007 - Web Dreams Come True For Blue Bay
Remember those stories in the late 1990s about Internet startups and their employees, working nearly around the clock, catching brief snoozes on the office floor and dreaming of their big IPO on Wall Street?
10/01/2007 - New Daily Closeout Alert Newsletter
A brand new service is available to online buyers to help find closeout and liquidation merchandise.
10/01/2007 - Fit Consumers Spend Big
Retailers have much to gain from tapping into the market of consumers who participate in sports and fitness activities.
10/01/2007 - China Fairs Expand
Global Sources expects to offer buyers additional specialized sourcing opportunities with the expansion of its China Sourcing Fairs to include new Gifts & Premiums and Home Products shows.
10/01/2007 - Awesome Heavyweight in Scales
The Barmes family followed a long walk down the Main Street of their hometown, Vincennes, IN, to end up as a dominant supplier of scales to a wide range of markets.
09/01/2007 - Protecting SS Numbers
Be as careful with employees' confidential information as you are with your own.
09/01/2007 - Innovative Products From Hi-Dow
Hi-Dow began in 2002 as the U.S. distribution point for the Massage Mouse, the U.S. version of a successful product manufactured and distributed in China.
09/01/2007 - Court Ruling Threatens Discounting
In a reversal of a 96 year old antitrust rule, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that suppliers' efforts to control the minimum price of their products at retail is no longer automatically illegal.
09/01/2007 - Buying Made Easy At MegaDropshippers.com
While the Internet has changed the landscape of business dramatically, many times value of a good sales offer still reigns supreme.
09/01/2007 - Back to School Update
Spending on back to school merchandise this fall is expected to average $563.49, up 6.9 percent from last year's average of $527.08.
08/01/2007 - Stores Catching Up Online
Retailers that only sell online are rated higher in customer satisfaction than websites operated by brick and mortar retailers. But the latter group is catching up.
08/01/2007 - MP3/MP4 Players
Lucky PeMPs offers its own brand of personal ELECTRONIC media players for digital music and video.
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.
07/01/2007 - Web Research Impacts Store Sales
Online research influences sales of more than $400 billion made in stores, according to Forrester Research. The company predicts that figure will exceed $1.1 trillion by 2012.
07/01/2007 - Launching New Products
Launching new products can be both an art and a science, and can take on many forms. Some are flashy media events, such as Apple's Steve Jobs introducing the new iPhone.
07/01/2007 - Clothing Trumps Computers Online
As total web sales are projected to hit $259 billion this year, some shifts are taking place among the top selling online product categories.
06/01/2007 - Marketing With Blogs & RSS
One of the most important elements of success in business is interaction between seller and buyer.
06/01/2007 - Games From TV
NOVELTY POSTER COMPANY introduces several games based on popular TV shows and other tested titles.
05/01/2007 - Tweeter Tweaks Biz
Tweeter Home Entertainment, the Canton, MA ELECTRONICS retailer, is closing 49 under performing stores from its current portfolio of 153. It is exiting California, Tennessee, Alabama, New York, and parts of Georgia.
05/01/2007 - Retailers Court Business
Best Buy Co. Inc.'s recent acquisition of Speakeasy Inc., an independent broadband voice, data and information technology provider, is the company's newest addition to its, "Best Buy for Business Unit."
05/01/2007 - Mobile Solar Power
SOLAR STYLE utilizes a patented design in its series of mobile, solar powered units that can be used to charge portable ELECTRONIC devices.
05/01/2007 - Find Products with Wholesale Power Search
When it comes to searching for products on the web, no one wants to waste time.
05/01/2007 - BOC vs. POP
Now more than ever, retailers are processing customers' checks ELECTRONICally. Image exchange, or ELECTRONIC check conversion via the Automated Clearing House (ACH) network, are valid options.
04/01/2007 - Wealthy Love Bargains
F. Scott Fitzgerald once said that the rich are different from the rest of us.
04/01/2007 - TMX Elmo Is Top Toy
The Toy Industry Association singled out 11 toys as the most innovative of the past year at its seventh annual Toy of the Year (TOTY) awards ceremony, which preceded the American International Toy Fair in New York.
03/01/2007 - Fickle Frequent Buyers
While multichannel shoppers have proven to be big spenders, they're not as loyal as their single channel counterparts.
03/01/2007 - DVA Spells Entertainment
Beginning in the late 1980s as a wholesaler of videos, DVA has grown and thrived through flexibility and expansion of product offerings. It now supplies a full range of products related to entertainment.
03/01/2007 - Dell Launches Web Resource
Dell, the computer company based in Round Rock, TX, has launched Small Business 360.
03/01/2007 - CloseoutCentral.Com: Web Buying & Selling Made Easy
Buyers searching for the best deals on the latest closeout merchandise should look no further than Closeoutcentral.com, the nation's leading directory of closeout suppliers and products.
02/01/2007 - Solid Year For Online Toy Sales
A survey of online toy wholesalers and retailers reveals a good but not great year in 2006, and promising prospects for '07.
02/01/2007 - Holiday Web Sales Update
Online retail holiday sales hit $15.6 billion, and were up 25 percent over corresponding days in 2005, according to a report by comScore Networks.
02/01/2007 - AARP Web Shopping
The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) has launched its own retail shopping website. It is targeted to the group's base of 37 million members, who are all 50 years of age or older.
01/01/2007 - Top Retail Trends
Experts see major and minor shifts in the retail industry this year. Following is a handful of trends that are expected to impact independent merchants in the months ahead.
01/01/2007 - 10 Tips To Build Sales
Believe it or not, many retailers fail to respond to inquiries that could lead to additional business. Salespeople often dismiss phone calls, email queries, web page click throughs and web impressions as, "window shoppers."