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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 - Impulse Is Key To Kiosk Sales
Merchandising from a kiosk or cart, more than from an inline mall store, relies on getting attention and stopping passersby in their tracks.
08/01/2007 - Create A Dress Code
Is this a familiar scenario or one you fear? A female candidate dresses like a professional for the job interview, but shows up on the first day of work in a tank top and miniskirt.
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.
08/01/2007 - APPAREL Heats Up Fall Sales
Few product categories match APPAREL when it comes to merchandising revenue from August through the rest of the year.
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 - Golden Triangle Adds LA Show
With years of experience in hosting fashion jewelry and accessory trade shows in Greensboro, NC and Orlando, FL, Golden Triangle Show Inc. has added Los Angeles to its roster.
07/01/2007 - Fashion Accessories Grow Sales
Imagine growing every sales transaction by a percentage or more. That's the potential represented by adding fashion accessories to the merchandise mix.
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 - Vietnam Trade Monitoring
American retailers have sharply curtailed orders for APPAREL from Vietnam since our government began a program of monitoring imports, with an eye to possible antidumping actions, according to the National Retail Federation.
06/01/2007 - Sending Email Images
More and more web wholesalers and retailers are using photos in their email campaigns to show off their hottest product lines.
06/01/2007 - Retailers Gain Edge Online
Wholesale websites have transformed the buying process for many independent retailers.
06/01/2007 - Guayabera Expands Styles
The Guayabera, a Seattle company founded to supply Latino shirts by that name, has grown far beyond its beginnings, without losing its focus on ethnic fashion.
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 - Kohl's New Strategy
In an attempt to get more customers to shop more departments, Kohl's Department Stores has embarked on a new marketing effort titled, "Explore the Store."
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 - Closeouts Galore
Suppliers of closeout merchandise are breaking down truckloads and pallets to make buying easier and more affordable for small and midsize independent retailers.
05/01/2007 - Bargain Kids APPAREL
MAGIC KIDS USA offers name brand APPAREL for children, from toddlers to preteens at deep discounts. These are all first quality closeouts and overstocks, and offered at 50 to 60 percent below wholesale prices.
04/01/2007 - Kohl's Adds Chaps
Kohl's Corp. has signed agreements to introduce the Chaps Home Collection and a line of women's APPAREL carrying the Elle magazine brand.
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 - Multiple Shopping Channels
Retailers can no longer rely on their stores alone to draw customers, as consumers are equally drawn to other channels, such as the world wide web and catalogs.
03/01/2007 - Girls Gone Wild
Girls Gone Wild, the well known entertainment empire, takes on a new direction with the launch of a much anticipated contemporary APPAREL collection for men and women.
03/01/2007 - Finding Items with Product Locator
Each month, the Tech Tips column takes you on an in-depth tour of a different power feature that you can use on Wholesalecentral.com to help grow your business.
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 - Closeouts for All
Many suppliers of closeout merchandise are breaking down truckloads and even pallets to make buying easier and more affordable for small and midsize independent retailers.
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.
03/01/2007 - Boosting International Web Sales
The Internet has made the world a true global marketplace, but it is still easy for web retailers and wholesalers to forget what lies beyond their domestic borders.
02/01/2007 - Walgreens Adds Jewelry & More
Walgreens, the nation's largest drugstore chain, is reaching well beyond traditional drug store products with the addition of fashion jewelry, APPAREL and other lifestyle products.
02/01/2007 - Develop Vendor Partners
While an entrepreneur's own energy and resourcefulness are critical to the success of retail kiosk and cart programs, vendor support is also crucial.
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 - APPAREL for Poker Players
BAD BOYS OF THE TABLE offers an extensive line of poker themed APPAREL, including T-shirts, sweat shirts, and dress shirts for men, women's T-shirts and camisoles, and caps and hats. All carry the company's trademarked logo and sayings.
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 - Products & Prices Drive Sales At CloseoutCentral
For the last 10 years, the Internet has been building steam towards becoming the dominant medium of the future for business to business trade. And CloseoutCentral.com has been leading the way, step by step, as this revolution has taken place.
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.
01/01/2007 - Many Unhappy Returns
It is not just a sweater that's too small or a duplicate blender that will be returned to a store after the holidays. Honest shoppers will be joined at the return counter by a growing number of increasingly sophisticated crooks.