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10/01/2009 - Jewelry and Watches for Holiday Profits
It's not just retailers who need a bright holiday season. Consumers do, too! After holding back on spending and getting by on basics, they are ready to celebrate with GIFTs that add some sparkle to the season.
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 - Recession Proof Pet Products
In a downturn economy, people may not feel comfortable spending money on themselves, but at My Shopping Tree, they are finding that possibly for that very reason, sales of personalized pet products are way up.
10/01/2009 - Unique Selection at Red Barn Ranch
There really is a red barn at Red Barn Ranch Wholesale. It was built in 1910 on what was then a walnut farm, and it is now the warehouse for their inventory of beautiful and diverse products.
10/01/2009 - What's Hot for the Holidays?
GottaDeal.com, which has released early predictions of big sellers for Black Friday (the Friday after Thanksgiving) for the past six years, predicts what's hot for Black Friday 2009.
09/01/2009 - GIFT Wholesalers Hopeful for the Holidays
As with every business sector, those working in the GIFT industry have just one question regarding the recession: Is it over yet?
09/01/2009 - Wholesale Central hits 600,000 items
WholesaleCentral.com, the internet's leading directory of wholesalers and wholesale products, has reached a new milestone of 600,000 items for sale.
08/01/2009 - Turning New Profits With New Leaf Trading
New Leaf Trading has turned over a new leaf, restructuring both their market and their products; thus the origin of their new company name.
07/01/2009 - LLD GIFT of Knowledge
The Life Learning Device (LLD) is a revolutionary new tool which allows people to expand their wisdom with a touch of the button.
06/01/2009 - ASD Launches Liquidation Expo
Nielsen Business Media, the company that runs the twice yearly ASD SHOWS in Las Vegas and New York City, respectively, has scheduled Liquidation Expo, a trade only SHOW devoted specifically to liquidation and closeout merchandise.
06/01/2009 - Grab and Go Green
In these uncertain times, when retailers are not always sure what the latest trend or fad is for consumers to get excited about, one thing is certain; people need to eat and they love to snack.
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.
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.
05/01/2009 - Towel Cakes
ONE & ONLY FIGURES has developed 18 different Towel Cakes, which are designs of washcloths that are configured to look just like cakes and other desserts, which makes them ideal GIFTs and favors.
05/01/2009 - Jewelry with Marbles
GOT ALL YOUR MARBLES introduces its line of interchangeable jewelry that combines its patented tension mechanism with multiple marbles, to allow consumers to change colors easily.
04/01/2009 - Innovative Products at Silver Streak
Mike Mallon, CEO of Silver Streak Ind., knows how to help his customers move product.
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.
02/01/2009 - Words That Make Or Lose Money
During the recent holiday shopping season, I noticed many stores using terms that seemed to contradict their intended purpose (to generate sales).
01/01/2009 - Buyers Love Kelli's GIFTs
One of the many reasons Kelli's GIFT Shop Suppliers is so successful is because Mike and Lori Cohen spent twenty years buying for their own 100 or so GIFT shops before they began selling to others.
12/01/2008 - Wine Whisk
BEAD SPROUTS LP has developed Wine Whisk, a dual purpose device that aerates wine in the glass and then seals the bottle.
12/01/2008 - Swiss Watches for All Buyers
SwissOutpost.com, a carrier of high - end Wenger watches, is one of only two companies in the U.S. privileged to sell products on the Internet that are made by Victorinox Swiss Army.
12/01/2008 - Bio Bags Improve Environment and Increase Profits
Over recent years, the subject of, "Going Green," has been popping up everywhere. In the coming issues of Cover, our mission is to ease you into this natural product industry.
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.
11/01/2008 - Value Price Expo
Value Price Expo has announced a full slate of SHOWS for 2009, providing retailers with increased opportunity to source the extreme-value merchandise they need to stay competitive in a tough economy.
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 - 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 - 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.
10/01/2008 - Personalization Moves To Video
Personalization is a hot trend in all of retailing, and particularly successful in cart and kiosk programs. Consumers like to have things that are made just for them.
09/01/2008 - Healthy Alternative
With the furor over obesity and 'super sizing' spurring a trend toward healthier food and portion control, Mister Snacks, Inc. is perfectly positioned to illustrate the definition of nutrition and value.
08/01/2008 - Toys & Novelties for Fun & Profits
Fun is never out of style. It reaches across all geographic regions and every demographic, and people pay for it, regardless of the economy.
08/01/2008 - Sterling Forest Adds Stainless
Sterling Forest, a jewelry supplier in New York City, has long expanded beyond the sterling in its name.
07/01/2008 - White-Hot Holiday Products
Ecommerce has helped the holiday product niche skyrocket over the years, offering more unique, high quality products at increasingly better prices.
05/01/2008 - Wine Saver
VINO FRESCO, a subsidiary of American Fleece Associates Inc., introduces Wine Saver, a simple device for capping an opened wine bottle and keeping the contents fresh for up to two weeks.
05/01/2008 - The Joy of Accessories
In 1973, Debbie Tierney was selling jewelry and accessories to her hairdresser for extra money, while her husband was at work. She envisioned growth, but nothing more than simply selling to a few more hairdressers and some local shops.
05/01/2008 - Craft SHOW in Philly
The Philadelphia Buyers Market of American Craft, which has been in operation twice a year for more than 25 years, will take place August 2-4 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center at 1101 Arch Street in Philadelphia.
04/01/2008 - Value Price Expo Debuts In Vegas
Value Price Expo, a SHOW devoted to wholesale sourcing of new products, will make its debut at the Alexis Park Resort Hotel in Las Vegas this May 6-8.
04/01/2008 - DayClocks
DAYCLOCKS introduces the DayClock, sometimes called 7 Day Clock, which represents a whole new concept in looking at and tracking time. It is for those whose days matter more than minutes or hours.
03/01/2008 - Style & Service Drive Sales At Pacific Link
Years ago, Ron Bryan was managing a mall cart kiosk business in the Atlanta, GA area, when Pacific Link Sunglasses General Manager, David Rice, approached him about joining his company.
03/01/2008 - Kiosks Tap Today's Trends
Product categories with enormous appeal to today's consumers tap into two key consumer trends: The need to keep up with technology and advanced communications and the desire to be more fit, youthful, healthy and attractive.
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
01/01/2008 - US Marketing: Great Deals for Big Profits
"Fast pennies are better than slow dollars" is the clever motto of Alan Altschul, President & Founder of US Marketing in upstate New York.
11/01/2007 - Selling Unique Products
The most successful kiosks and carts offer customers something they can't get elsewhere.
11/01/2007 - Pewter Dezigns
Pewter Dezigns was born from co-owner Ann McNally's fascination with symbology.
11/01/2007 - Novelties & Souvenirs On Hot Streak
Sales for novelties and souvenirs never seem to go out of style, especially as we head down the homestretch to the holiday season.
11/01/2007 - Beaver Gumball Machine
Beaver Gumball Machines, the Cadillac of the industry and previously available only to wholesalers and distributors, now has a consumer version available for resellers.
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.
09/01/2007 - Smarts & Sweat Equal Turnkey Success
Any reliable product supplier to a kiosk or cart program will want a prospective operator to have a business plan for success.
09/01/2007 - Growing Dollars From Scents
Spending on pleasing fragrances and scents continues to climb, according to suppliers.
08/01/2007 - Fresh Toys & Novelties Push Retail Profits
The number of new toys and novelties that come to market each year is a tribute to the imagination of inventors, designers, and suppliers.
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.