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INDEPENDENT RETAILER magazine is now the official news outlet for Wholesale Central visitors.
Each monthly issue is packed with new product ideas, supplier profiles, retailing news, and
business strategies to help you succeed.
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11/01/2007 - Small Biz Seeks Health Care
Rising healthcare costs are among small business owners' top concerns, according to two recent studies
10/01/2007 - Gift Giant Joins Santa's Pen
Although kiosks and carts are increasingly present all year long, they swell by double digit proportions during the fourth quarter holiday season, propelled by none other than Santa.
10/01/2007 - Fashion Accessories: Never Out Of Season
The leading sales category for the past two holiday seasons has been Apparel & Clothing, which saw double digit growth, year over year.
09/01/2007 - Diversify Finances
When a business is in its first years of existence, it's very tempting for an ENTREPRENEUR to put every cent toward building the company, often at the expense of a personal financial portfolio.
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.
08/01/2007 - Can Hugger
Bill Venezia, ENTREPRENEUR and inventor, has invented Can Hugger, a device that lifts the ring on cans with pull tops and also grips the can while it's being opened, keeping fingers and hands out of harm's way.
08/01/2007 - Biz Growth Tool
Microsoft Corp. has joined with MasterCard, FedEx, and Bank of America to provide a comprehensive tool to help ENTREPRENEURS grow their businesses.
06/01/2007 - Social Network Marketing
While blogs and RSS feeds offer solid marketing opportunities, social networks are another way to reach potential customers.
04/01/2007 - Visa/NFIB Grow ENTREPRENEURS
Visa USA will distribute a $300,000 grant to the National Federation of Independent Business Young ENTREPRENEUR Foundation, which offers educational programs designed to ignite the ENTREPRENEURial spirit in students.
04/01/2007 - Small Wholesalers' Marketing Tips
The inventory is all set and the website is complete, so all that is left is to flip the switch and go live.
04/01/2007 - Last Minute Tax Tips
The old adage that just two things are inevitable: death and taxes, fails to show another similarity these two subjects have in common: People like to put off thinking about them.
03/01/2007 - Tips for Spring Sales
It's never too late to restart your business, and spring is a critical time for retailers to do so. Here are ten tips from experts for business owners to grow additional sales:
03/01/2007 - Jumping On The Kiosk Boom
Over the past five years, retail revenues and rents from kiosks and carts have doubled to reach $10 billion, according to Specialty Retail Report.
02/01/2007 - WholesaleCentral.com Debuts Asian Sources
Ever since China was accepted into the World Trade Organization in December 2001, the world has seen a growing demand for quality exports from Asian businesses.
02/01/2007 - What's In Your Name?
Naming a business is a little like naming a child: You only get one shot.
02/01/2007 - Securing the Right Financing
Plenty of great Internet success stories started in a basement office with a few hundred dollars and a dream.
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 - Borrowing to Expand Your Business
It takes money to expand a business. Banks exist to lend money, and they offer a wide variety of ways to fund small business growth.
02/01/2007 - Blogosphere Marketing
Blogging is one of several trends that experts predict will help retailers reach and communicate with a broader customer base.
01/01/2007 - Survival Index Update
Government policies and practices, such as tax rates and regulations, play a significant role in small business success.