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12/01/2008 - Reserve Your Spot in Heaven
RESERVE A SPOT IN HEAVEN has assembled travel kits that promise just that, and also offer kits to, "reserve a spot in hell."
12/01/2008 - Pro-Rider Leathers
This company carries a complete line of apparel and accessories for motorcyclists, including jackets for men, women and children.
12/01/2008 - Pirate Farkel
LEGENDARY GAMES INC., originator of the Farkel Factory and the pocket farkel, has introduced another version of a small, portable farkel game. It is Pirate Farkel.
12/01/2008 - Partnering With Suppliers
Kiosk and cart vendors always need to carefully evaluate the quality and appeal of products they wish to feature.
12/01/2008 - No Rain on Windshields
RAY SANDS GLASS has introduced Aquapel, a hydrophobic formula that actually bonds to windshields and prevents rain and snow from sticking.
12/01/2008 - No-Pierce Body Jewelry
COASTAL DISTRIBUTORS introduces three new categories of its Wildwear brand, no-pierce body jewelry.
12/01/2008 - New Mini Pleat Fashion
JUST SIMPLY UNIQUE adds a new mini pleat line to its popular popcorn fashion.
12/01/2008 - MP3 Sunglasses
GALAXY DISTRIBUTING offers two different versions of sunglasses with built in MP3 players.
12/01/2008 - Lucky Lotto Dice
DAY DREAM GAMES has developed Lotto Dice, a new way to determine numbers to play on virtually any lottery.
12/01/2008 - Live Crickets
FLUKER FARMS, which has been raising feeder insects for reptiles and fishermen since the 1950s, introduces, "Hoppy Meals."
12/01/2008 - Lighted Tiny Helicopter
2 MONKEY TRADING LLC introduces Micro RC UFO, a remote control helicopter that contains LED lights.
12/01/2008 - Kruzer Kaddy
AMERICAN EASTERN TRADERS has created Kruzer Kaddy, a handlebar cup holder for use on motorcycles.
12/01/2008 - Kole Fashion Deal
KOLE IMPORTS has acquired a large quantity of wooden puka shell style necklace and bracelet sets on closeout.
12/01/2008 - In-Store Pickup Improves
Shoppers who order online for in-store pickup are more likely to find the item ready and waiting when they arrive at the store this year.
12/01/2008 - Hookahs Galore
ALL FUN GIFTS carries approximately four dozen different designs of hookahs.
12/01/2008 - High-Flying Sales at HobbyTron.com
HobbyTron.com was founded more than eight years ago as a niche RETAIL provider for enthusiasts of electronic kits.
12/01/2008 - Great Gifts from JKE
JKE ENTERPRISES LLC offers two different bath and body gift sets through its higher end, egwholesalers.com division.
12/01/2008 - Good Web Shopping
If a shopper has a bad experience on a RETAIL website, the online merchant may never see that shopper again, just as a store would not regain a disappointed shopper.
12/01/2008 - Footwear Fresheners
DIAMOND DIVA DESIGNZ has developed pouches that when placed in shoes after they've been worn, rid them of moisture, toxins and odors.
12/01/2008 - Flavored Wooden Skewers
CALLISONS BRANDS has introduced Fruit Stickles, wooden skewers infused with flavor, which is transferred to food that is skewered.
12/01/2008 - Fizz Cup for Ice Cream Floats
JONZO INC. has developed The Fizz Cup, a clear plastic cup with threads on the bottom that screw onto a plastic soda bottle.
12/01/2008 - Express Yourself with Emotibuds
EMOTIBLES.COM has added eight new designs to its original 16 Emotibuds, which are rubber charms designed to be attached to an iPod earphone.
12/01/2008 - Easy Shopping At Shoenet.com
New sites emerge daily on the Internet. Conversely, countless sites fail. The result of this continuing shakeout is that one site often comes to dominate its category.
12/01/2008 - E-Tail Marketplaces
Small and mid-sized online merchants who have not experimented with e-tail marketplaces are leaving money on the table.
12/01/2008 - Customizing Wallets
LEATHER INC. offers fashionable flat wallets and cell phone pouches that are decorated with the RETAILer's choice of more than 100 different designs of silver and gold plated conchos.
12/01/2008 - Color Changing Candle
ABRIM ENTERPRISES INC. (AEI) has introduced the Rainbow Color Changing Candle.
12/01/2008 - Cigar Cutter Key Chain
EZ SPLITZ supplies two sizes of its EZ Splitz cigar cutters, which are cigar splitters that also have a key chain.
12/01/2008 - Burlesque DVD Yule Log
YULE A GO-GO has combined a dozen familiar holiday songs with professional burlesque dancers on a DVD with a roaring fireplace background.
12/01/2008 - Body Shapers Shed Weight
ISA-BELES TOTAL MAKEOVER INC. offers a line of Body Shapers, which are compression girdles that are made of a surgical fabric.
12/01/2008 - Birthday BlowOuts
CAN YOU IMAGINE offers electronic birthday cake toppers that light up, and go out when the celebrant blows on them.
12/01/2008 - Beer on Your Belt
BIG MOUTH TOYS.COM has designed and manufactured The Six Pack Holster, a belt with six pockets, each designed to hold a 12 ounce traditional beer or soda can.
12/01/2008 - Bakugan Bandwagon
NOVELTY GIFT COMPANY is a source for Bakugan, the hit TV show that features battle brawler spheres that morph into monsters when rolled, and its accompanying trading card game.
12/01/2008 - Aurora's Adds Diffuser
AURORAS.COM adds a black wrought iron fragrance diffuser to its extensive line of ash catchers, smoking bottles, incense, oils and related products.
11/01/2008 - Village Wrought Iron: A Touch of Tradition
In a high-tech world where manufacturing mass quantities has become the cost-effective norm, it is refreshing to find a company that retains traditional values of domestic labor and hand-crafting.
11/01/2008 - Top Sellers for Parks, Resorts and Gaming
The Internet has become a terrific resource for RETAILers who sell memorabilia and novelty products at shops and stands located near tourism attractions across the country.
11/01/2008 - Taking Kiosks Personally
Yes, personalized products are a hit with consumers, and putting a customer's name and message on an item on the spot helps draw crowds to a kiosk or cart and build sales.
11/01/2008 - Swim with Music
FINIS, which specializes in developing technical equipment for water sports and fitness activities, introduces SwiMP3, a waterproof MP3 player.
11/01/2008 - Sweet Smell of Success
Fragrances and scented products, such as oils and incense, carry some of the highest profit margins of any product categories.
11/01/2008 - Shielding the Face of Technology
The idea for iShieldz was born the day Andrew Mason, CEO and President of eShields, LLC., dropped his cell phone and cracked the screen.
11/01/2008 - Scrubs For Profits
As more and more people wear scrubs for work and play, Brymar Industries has helped RETAILers expand their business by adding this profitable category.
11/01/2008 - RETAILers See Strength Online
Online RETAILers reported profitability last year and believe online shopping will be more resilient than other channels in the months ahead, according to a newly released study by Forrester Research for Shop.org.
11/01/2008 - Norton Show Nov. 15th
The Norton Shows' largest event of the year will take place November 15-17 at the Sevierville Events Center in Sevierville, TN.
11/01/2008 - Mesa Pottery Adds Crosses
MESA POTTERY has added crosses (a new category) to its line, in addition to several new items.
11/01/2008 - Jewelry with Healing Power
TRADE DIRECT IMPORTS is the sole U.S. distributor of the BH.Plus line of Bio-Health Jewelry.
11/01/2008 - Integrity Drives Liquidation Innovation
It is said that necessity is the mother of all invention. This timeless adage certainly proved true for company founder and president Lisa Sperow when she started Madison Avenue Closeouts in 2002.
11/01/2008 - How to Build An Email List
Email building for a small business need not be especially time consuming or difficult. Here are some easy ways to build a list to increase traffic to a RETAIL website and increase sales.
11/01/2008 - Holiday Email Tips
Major online RETAILers began sending holiday emails on October 28th last year, 58 days before Christmas, according to a new report.
11/01/2008 - Designers Move from Class to Mass
Such high fashion designers as Vera Wang and Stella McCartney are among those shifting to lower priced lines, in order to gain wider recognition across a broader customer base.
11/01/2008 - Consumers Love Coupons
As Americans attempt to stretch their disposable dollars, we are becoming a nation of coupon clippers.
11/01/2008 - Consumers Consolidate Trips
In order to save gasoline, more consumers are combining shopping trips with the daily commute, according to a study by BIGresearch.