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09/01/2010 - Gifts, Candles and Incense Trends
When it comes to the aromatic arts, giftware sellers are generally well stocked, and contrary to national economic news, well satisfied.
09/01/2010 - Giftbliss Succeeds With Snow To Go
Giftbliss Sales started up in 1993 as a manufacturers' rep group.
09/01/2010 - Big Lots For Small Retailers
Justin Starnes, general manager of Eagle Eye Wholesalers, is still young but possesses more experience than many retail veterans.
08/01/2010 - Christmas & Holiday Preview
Might the nation's cash registers be set jing-jing-jingling again this upcoming holiday season?
08/01/2010 - Latest wholesale data SHOW big year-over-year boost
Sales of goods at the wholesale level held steady over the last month but rose substantially over the year, according to the most recent data from the Census Bureau.
07/01/2010 - Blogging for Business Success
Over the past several years, "blog" has become one of those commonplace terms with which everyone is familiar
07/01/2010 - No Business Like Snow Business
After one of its products became a breakout best-seller, Gift Bliss had to grapple with the challenges of success. While most wholesalers carry a range of products, none would complain if just one of those items became a hot seller.
06/01/2010 - Dropshipping 101
Simply put, dropshipping is selling something you don't own. While it may sound illegal, it's not.
06/01/2010 - Home Furnishings & Housewares On Roll
The home furnishings and housewares segment of consumer goods has come through the economic downturn with mostly flying colors, according to both U.S. government statistics and purveyors of goods in the category
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
05/01/2010 - A Warming Trend in Apparel
"The finest clothing made is a person's skin, but of course society demands something more than this."
04/01/2010 - MAD By Design's Vietnamese Handbags
Doug Stein operated restaurants and night clubs in Asia for many years, and anyone who has ever been involved in that business know that it is exhausting.
03/01/2010 - Dealing with eBay Sellers
With many sellers these days doing business via eBay, manufacturers and wholesalers looking to establish business relationships are wary.
02/01/2010 - Bright Forecast for Sunglasses
"The future's so bright, I gotta wear shades," pop group, Timbuk 3, famously declared in 1989.
02/01/2010 - ASD SHOW in Vegas Feb. 28
ASD Las Vegas, the nation's largest, most comprehensive merchandise SHOW, runs from February 28 - March 3, 2010 at the Sands Expo Center and Las Vegas Convention Center.
01/01/2010 - TRADEmark Global's Shark Line Of Value Priced Appliances
TRADEMARK GLOBAL is the exclusive distributor of the Shark and Euro-Pro factory service line of appliances.
01/01/2010 - Small Electronics Review
Trying to recapture some "Ho-ho-ho," from this past holiday season, as opposed to the "No, no, no," that characterized most of 2009.
01/01/2010 - Asia's Global Empire
"Let China sleep, for when she wakes, she will shake the world."
11/01/2009 - Closeout Central Partners with TMC
CloseoutCentral.com has been selected as the official wholesale directory of the Transworld Merchandise Center. Closeout Central, established by Sumner Communications Inc. in 1996, is the Internet's oldest and most respected closeout directory.
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 - CloseoutCentral.com Named Official Wholesale Directory of The Transworld Merchandise Cente
Closeout Capital of America and Top Internet Closeout Directory strike dynamic cross promotional marketing deal.
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 - Hottest Fall Handbags
Leading handbags designer and importer, Aliz International, Inc, is celebrating its 19th anniversary with their expanded Los Angeles location, Aliz California.
07/01/2009 - New ASD East TRADE SHOW
Nielsen Business Media's Merchandise Group, producers of the ASD TRADE SHOWs, will hold a re-focused SHOW, ASD EAST, September 13-15, 2009 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York.
06/01/2009 - Opportunity Knocks For Home Furnishings and Housewares
The market for home furnishings and housewares has been affected just as deeply by the recession as any other sector
06/01/2009 - Major Retail Groups Merge
Two will join, seeking to create a single TRADE association to represent retail interests in Washington.
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.
05/01/2009 - Big Success At GTS Expo
The GTS Greensboro Jewelry & Accessories Expo was held March 21-23, and achieved great success.
04/01/2009 - Three Big eCommerce Tips
With the economic crisis forcing small business owners to slash costs, while trying to build up sales and revenue, ecommerce is increasingly seen as an attractive market environment.
04/01/2009 - New SHOW at Meadowlands
American Variety Merchandise Expo, a new, all wholesale general and variety merchandise TRADE SHOW, debuts May 31 through June 2 at the Meadowlands Expo Center in Secaucus, NJ.
04/01/2009 - Innovative Products at Silver Streak
Mike Mallon, CEO of Silver Streak Ind., knows how to help his customers move product.
03/01/2009 - Value Price Expo Expands
On the heels of its success in Las Vegas in May 2008 and again in New York this January, Value Price Expo has added a fourth SHOW to its annual roster, reports Alan Paggao, marketing director.
03/01/2009 - Natural Products Expo
Natural Products Expo West/SupplyExpo takes place March 5-8 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA.
03/01/2009 - Golden Triangle SHOWs
Since their inception in Greensboro, NC in 2000, the Golden Triangle SHOWs have grown to nine SHOWs in three different southeastern venues.
02/01/2009 - Asias Got the Goods
"Made in China" is a tag that most American consumers are familiar with. Asia has long been a great source of merchandise, ranging from toys to electronics to jewelry, apparel and accessories.
01/01/2009 - Off-Price Apparel SHOW Feb. 15
The Off-Price Specialist SHOW takes place February 15-18 at the Venetian Grand Ballrooms in Las Vegas.
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 - 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.
08/01/2008 - Fees Squelch Web Sales
One reason why online shoppers abandon shopping carts is the shipping fee, according to a recent survey by comScore Inc., conducted by PayPal.
06/01/2008 - Innovative Signs
SignsSeen.com, owned and operated by Andy Greenbaum, is an Internet business that sells signs. It carries close to 3,000 products, and is a comprehensive source of information about the wide variety he carries.
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 - Shoppers Shift Channels
Televised shopping SHOWs and infomercials remain powerful ways to interest consumers in buying.
04/01/2008 - Exist or Not Exist: Securing the Buyer's Attention
In last month's column, I wrote about building sales momentum through relevance and consistency.
03/01/2008 - Customer Is King At Amglo
Amglo Inc., located on the web at www.amgloinc.net, is a direct importer and wholesaler of an all encompassing selection of seasonal merchandise.
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
12/01/2007 - Price Perfect Gems
Morfra Designs manufactures a full selection of designer sterling silver jewelry for women, with some designs for men, totaling over 6,000 styles and new designs added daily.
12/01/2007 - One Stop Shopping At Ohio Wholesale
The concept for Ohio Wholesale, Inc. began more than thirty years ago, when Nick and Terry Harbarger traveled to Mexico to purchase giftware items, which they sold in the US.