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08/01/2008 - Handy Purse Holder
CHATT PLUS has designed a purse hook, which is also variously referred to as a purse hanger or handbag holder.
08/01/2008 - Great Selection at Blanket Depot
George Merling, President of Blanket Depot, could be called a "Blanket Barron." Though it is only a five-year-old company, Blanket Depot has close to 2,500 blanket designs on their website.
08/01/2008 - Consumers Flock to the Web
Nearly half of all Internet users worldwide will make online purchases this year, according to IDC data.
06/01/2008 - Year Round Kiosk Sales
While kiosk and cart vendors, like all retailers, rank the fourth quarter holiday season as their best time of year, certain kiosk programs can offer exceptions
06/01/2008 - Frame Memories in Words
CHESAPEAKE CASUALS, a supplier of gifts and accessories for garden and home, offers Photo Memories, picture frames that spell out significant events and people in word cutouts.
05/01/2008 - YogaToes
YOGAPRO has introduced YogaToes, a new patented product that helps straighten bent toes and alleviate foot pain caused by tight shoes, high heels and overexertion.
05/01/2008 - Patches of Honor
IRWIN SALES has added the, "Defenders of Freedom," iron-on patch to the company's line of about 2,500 different designs.
05/01/2008 - Have a Seat Anywhere
SPORTS JACK LLC invented, patented and offers exclusively SPORTSJack, a portable seat that is lightweight, easy to carry and easy to use on any terrain.
05/01/2008 - Brand Your Beef
SPORTS BRAND INC. introduces stainless steel BBQ branding irons that put a personal touch on outdoor summer dinners.
05/01/2008 - Belt Buckle Logos
WESTERN EXPRESS INC. has added a line of licensed logos on belt buckles, and on other products as well. The licenses are among the best known and most popular graphic images.
05/01/2008 - Alarm Clock SPORTS Balls
THE BARTER GROUP LLC has introduced My SPORTS Clock, a line of alarm clocks in the shape of SPORTS balls. A built in action sensor turns the alarm off when the clock is thrown against a hard surface, such as the floor or wall.
04/01/2008 - Heat Transfers Galore
AIR WAVES INC. has an unparalleled assortment of heat transfer graphics and all the equipment necessary to help a retailer get started in the imprinted T-shirt business.
03/01/2008 - Footwear Prices
The average price increase of athletic footwear began slowing in 2007, according to preliminary data from the National SPORTing Goods Association's initial SPORTing goods market data.
02/01/2008 - Sunglass Fashion Forecast
Without losing their utilitarian nature, sunglasses have moved to the forefront of fashion.
02/01/2008 - Rocket Pockets Water SPORT
ROCKET POCKETS INTERNATIONAL INC. introduces Rocket Pockets Water SPORT
02/01/2008 - Novelty Night Lights
SPIN SHADES CORP. introduces Spin Shades. It is an exclusive, patented night light with a shade that spins from the heat of the light bulb.
02/01/2008 - Catchy Kiosk Suppliers
Just being there is not enough for kiosk and cart operators.
02/01/2008 - Ali Cards Debut
American Greetings Corporation has struck a licensing agreement with Muhammad Ali Enterprises LLC that will bring images and famous quotes of legendary boxer and social activist, Muhammad Ali, to the greeting card aisle.
01/01/2008 - Catching Eyes at Kiosks
Products sold from kiosks and carts must have visual appeal. The greatest new products can get lost in the shuffle, if they are not displayed in a manner that attracts shoppers' attention.
12/01/2007 - Teaching Toys For Tots
PEEK-A-BOO STUFF LLC has developed Peek-A-Boo Bag, a soft pillow toy for infants that teaches as it entertains.
12/01/2007 - Fun Face Gear
HELMETS INC. introduces a series of neoprene face masks.
12/01/2007 - Fish Lamps
BUY WISE introduces a line of Motion Lamps and Motion Wall Hangings.
12/01/2007 - Compression Garments
KEY SPORTSWEAR carries a full line of Undergard brand compression underwear for men, women and children.
11/01/2007 - Sticker Shoppe
The Line: Sticker Shoppe offers a wide range of stickers, bumper stickers, magnets, buttons and lapel pins, all with a huge and expanding number of sayings and images.
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 - Frame A Fish
FRAME A FISH introduces a product of the same name, which is a flat screen aquarium that hangs on the wall.
10/01/2007 - Team Spirit Lights Up
LIGHTWEAR introduces Headlights, SPORTS caps that utilize fiber optic technology to make SPORTS team logos flash at the crown.
10/01/2007 - SPORTS Watches From Game Time
GAME TIME offers a comprehensive collection of watches, carrying a nearly inexhaustible selection of SPORTS team logos, along with models depicting military mascots.
10/01/2007 - Skull Collectibles
JC CRAFTS & SUPPLY CO., the manufacturer and distributor of Nose Desserts fragrance products, has introduced a line of approximately two dozen new designs of Menacing Skulls.
10/01/2007 - Personality Poster Metal Prints
WILD BILL'S POSTER COMPANY has acquired Personality Posters, and has reproduced the images to create a special edition of, "Personality Poster Metal Prints," on metallic silver stock.
10/01/2007 - Fit Consumers Spend Big
Retailers have much to gain from tapping into the market of consumers who participate in SPORTS and fitness activities.
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 - Buying Made Easy At MegaDropshippers.com
While the Internet has changed the landscape of business dramatically, many times value of a good sales offer still reigns supreme.
09/01/2007 - Arm Band Pouch
ASSURANCE INDUSTRIES has introduced de Tora Active, an adjustable arm band pouch that fastens easily and securely with a velcro strap.
08/01/2007 - iPod Accessories
JUST FOR FIVE leads its product mix with approximately a dozen different iPod accessories, and true to the company name, they and all its other products wholesale for $5 or less.
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 - 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 - Coleman Fish Pen
TELEBRANDS introduces Fish Pen, a Coleman brand fully functional fishing rod that is the size of a writing pen and looks like one, too.
07/01/2007 - Wrist Water Bottle
HYDRO-SPORT introduces the Wrist Water Bottle, a specially designed water bottle that fits on the wrist. It's a way to carry water, quench thirst and prevent dehydration, hands free, without having to carry a bottle.
07/01/2007 - Poker Glasses
DELTA HOLDINGS INC. offers Hide & See Poker Glasses. They are SPORTS frames with polarized sunglass lenses, but contain a non polarized clear insert in the portion of the lens where a bifocal would normally go.
07/01/2007 - Fridge Funnel
SGB INNOVATIONS LLC introduces Fridge Funnel, a handy funnel that allows people to fill big vessels directly from the refrigerator door's water and ice dispenser.
05/01/2007 - Tweeter Tweaks Biz
Tweeter Home Entertainment, the Canton, MA electronics retailer, is closing 49 under performing stores from its current portfolio of 153. It is exiting California, Tennessee, Alabama, New York, and parts of Georgia.
05/01/2007 - Skate Buds
2 MONKEY TRADING LLC introduces Skate Buds, strap on heel skates that easily strap to most SPORT shoes, providing an affordable alternative to sneaker skates.
05/01/2007 - Practice Net & Duck Cooler
ASSURANCE INDUSTRIES introduces Perfect-O-Play, a 40 by 40 inch adjustable, standalone, universal practice net.
05/01/2007 - Decorative Dawg Tags
USA DAWGS INC. offers Dawg Tags, an extensive line of charms and other accessories especially designed to decorate its Dawgs line of beach shoes.
05/01/2007 - Choosing The Right Products & Location
Kiosk and cart vendors often find themselves in a Catch 22 situation. They need a prime location in order to draw the traffic that maximizes sales.
05/01/2007 - Blinking Cell Phones
CELLULAR JEWELRY utilizes a patented technology that can detect a radio frequency in the air and convert what would be a cell phone ring into a blinking light. The company currently offers this technical capability in bracelets and pens.
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 - Wealthy Love Bargains
F. Scott Fitzgerald once said that the rich are different from the rest of us.
03/01/2007 - Heart Has Many Charms
CENTER COURT introduces a heart shaped locket, into which customers can insert a personalized mix of charms and mementos.