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05/01/2011 - Killerbeads Offers Guaranteed Sales To Ecommerce Jewelers
With an 18-year-history of selling jewelry and incense, Killerbeads has a nose for what ecommerce merchants need.
04/01/2011 - Dropship Business Pushed To The Foreground
The Internet may have allowed a thousand ecommerce flowers to bloom, but wholesale dropshippers are the fertile soil from which many of those merchants have sprouted.
04/01/2011 - NationalGift.com Offers Complete Ecommerce Solutions
Many distributors start off as traditional wholesalers, stocking goods in warehouses and relying on field reps and faxes for orders.
04/01/2011 - Fragrance Maker Inspired To Launch New Products After Brush With Death
In the face of catastrophe, truly courageous people fight back and take a new look at all the facets of their lives.
02/01/2011 - Is Chat Dead or Live?
A big advantage that brick and mortar stores have over ecommerce sites boils down to a simple phrase, "May I help you?" When a customer looks confused in a brick and mortar store, a clerk can stop to offer personal assistance.
02/01/2011 - Toy and Game Forecast
From radio band helicopters to rubber band bracelets, it is not easy to figure out the next hot toy.
02/01/2011 - Summit Road Launches New Site
A premiere wholesale distribution company is moving even more of its business online. Summit Road Distributing, selling a large assortment of products, dipped its toes in the ecommerce waters years ago with a site on WholesaleCentral.com.
02/01/2011 - Five Reasons Why Shoppers Don't Buy
We know there are a number of factors that come into play when a consumer makes a buying decision, and we study them from head to toe in order to increase sales.
01/01/2011 - Kalan's Keys to Success
With a successful history of 40 years selling key rings, novelties and more, you might think a wholesaler like Kalan Inc. would be content with a sure winning strategy.
01/01/2011 - Bright Future for Sunglasses
Discount sunglasses are a great item to source online, because the Web makes it easy to browse the thousands of styles out there.
01/01/2011 - SEO Sweet Sixteen
There are a number of ways to drive traffic to a website. Typically, a mix of various methods and channels works best to create a steady stream.
12/01/2010 - World Trading 23 Upgrades For Growth
World Trading 23, an online specialty toy wholesaler, has embarked on an ambitious program of upgrades and enhancements.
12/01/2010 - Mobile Commerce
With all the talk of iPhones, apps, Blackberrys and like-minded "smart" devices, at some point, if not already, you need to consider when it is right to make a move to mobile commerce.
11/01/2010 - Via Trading Adds Spanish-Language Site
In November 2002, Via Trading made its first sale.
11/01/2010 - Ecommerce Holiday Checklist
The holidays are quickly approaching, and retailers should already be pushing promos geared to these dates.
11/01/2010 - Web Retailers Go Global
A new report from Forrester Research says the frontier of online retailing is going global.
10/01/2010 - Pampered Princess Booms Online
Sharee Kowalski was a mom selling wholesale jewelry out of the trunk of her car 20 years ago.
10/01/2010 - Turning Web Shoppers into Buyers
Many online store owners have the impression that all they have to do is attract more traffic and sales rise.
10/01/2010 - Payvment Launches Shopping CART for Facebook
Payvment, the leading shopping platform on Facebook, today announced the release of a new application programming interface (API).
08/01/2010 - Creating a Sale Capturing Checkout Process
The checkout process is one of the most important parts of a successful ecommerce site.
07/01/2010 - Profits From Abandoned CARTS
Every ecommerce shopping CART that does not get pushed to checkout is a lost sale.
06/01/2010 - Unlocking Ecommerce Software to Grow Your Business
It's one of the age-old dilemmas faced by business owners: You've got a terrific product or service to sell, but not a good means of selling it.
06/01/2010 - Tradition and Innovation at Solid Silver
A family jewelry business, Solid Silver Inc. was established back in 1986 Los Angeles by Voravudh Vorasuvin, then a recent émigré from Thailand.
06/01/2010 - Cracking the Code for Profits
The toy market has always been difficult to gauge. Ever changing fads, not to mention the luxury item status of many toys during tougher economic times
04/01/2010 - Ten Best Shipping Practices
It's no secret: Shipping is one of the most essential factors in closing ecommerce sales.
03/01/2010 - Positive Trends for Toys & Souvenirs
A decent holiday season and the generally positive economic outlook for 2010 are boding well for companies specializing in toys and souvenirs
02/01/2010 - Tech Feature: Google Analytics
How do you measure the success of your company's website? Receiving reports on how many users clicked on the site is a fairly basic way.
01/01/2010 - MK Brings Good Life to Water
The Good Life Gear product line from MK Distributors Inc. includes stainless steel water bottles with clever twists that make using them much more fun and functional than similar products.
12/01/2009 - Shared SSL Certificates vs. Private
A big part of increasing conversion on an ecommerce site involves building trust and credibility with your customers.
11/01/2009 - Kiosks Spread Fun
Fun always attracts attention, especially if the source is something novel.
11/01/2009 - Effective Email Marketing
A staple in any customer retention program is the ability to write emails that strengthen relationships, receive responses and prompt action.
10/01/2009 - Turn iPhone into POS Terminal
PHONETRANSACT.COM, an iPhone software developer, offers two retail related software programs that combine to give retailers a handy, portable credit card and point of sale terminal.
10/01/2009 - Kiosks Rev Up for Christmas
What is true for every retailer is equally true, if not more so, for kiosk and CART vendors: the need to make the most of the holiday season.
10/01/2009 - Abandoned CART Email
In a study of 500 online retail shopping websites, just 11 percent of Internet merchants sent email responses to shoppers who abandoned CARTS.
09/01/2009 - Success Begins at Home: Advice for Your Home & Product Pages
In a previous article I mentioned the three most important pages on an ecommerce site.
09/01/2009 - Building Brands At Kiosks
Just like any retailer, a kiosk or CART vendor that turns their business into a brand, increases the odds of succeeding and even expanding.
08/01/2009 - High Margins For Kiosk Success
Because CARTS and kiosks necessarily contain a limited variety of product, it is not only important that products sell through at a rapid pace, but also that each sale garners the vendor a healthy profit margin.
07/01/2009 - Sentiment Sells Fresh Products
People are taking comfort in nostalgia and sentiment, which gives products that capitalize on these themes a winning edge at CARTS and kiosks.
07/01/2009 - Exploring Free Shipping Options
Since shoppers are interested in buying from retailers who offer free shipping, that service will only increase a merchant's online sales.
06/01/2009 - Winning Sports Souvenirs
Thanks to Prizes!, sports fans throughout the U.S. have a means of showing their undying devotion to their favorite teams.
06/01/2009 - Study Confirms Shift to Online
Time and money savings are among the reasons consumers give for shifting more of their spending to the Internet.
06/01/2009 - Simple Products: Simply Success
Six years ago, Simple Products exchanged complex product lines for a simpler philosophy.
06/01/2009 - Picking Kiosk Product Winners
While good salesmanship and dedication are essential ingredients to success with kiosks and CARTS, selecting the right product is critical to attracting attention and making sales.
05/01/2009 - Safe Kiosks and Profits From Security
Securing a kiosk or CART against theft, especially during off hours, is an important consideration that can be addressed with an affordable closed circuit television system.
05/01/2009 - Increasing Average Orders
Generating more revenue for your online store is undoubtedly one of the most important long term goals of any business owner.
04/01/2009 - How to be a Wholesale Central Power User
As a retailer, you are always on the lookout for new products and new suppliers.
04/01/2009 - Fun For Kids From Peabodys
The card kits sold by Peabody's Toys That Teach Inc., are a product waiting to explode.
04/01/2009 - Framing Kiosks for Success
Two suppliers of products for kiosks and CARTS frame their programs (literally) for attracting attention and generating sales. They are Roseys Unique Products in Monroe, NC and Specialty Retail Sales, based in Rio Rancho, NM.
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 - 3 Most Important Web Pages
To be successful in ecommerce, you need to be proactive, not passive.