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06/01/2011 - Leading Holiday Suppliers Offer Trend Advice For Seasonal Success
Just about every retail business gets a vital boost in the final months of the year, but for merchants who specialize in seasonal GOODS, there's no season like the holiday season.
05/01/2011 - Fashion WHOLESALEr Thrives With Great Prices And Variety
EMart WHOLESALE has a simple and solid philosophy that is serving the company well in these troubled economic times.
05/01/2011 - eCommerce Social Media Marketing Done Right
Most people think of Facebook when they hear social media, and many retailers think Facebook is irrelevant to their business.
05/01/2011 - Online Merchants Go Wild
As the economy begins to turn a corner, a growing number of ecommerce fashion WHOLESALErs are leaping to launch new companies, while established dealers report that business is picking up.
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.
05/01/2011 - Google Product Ads
In November 2007, Google invited users to beta test a new form of advertising available to Adwords advertisers called the Product Plusbox.
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.
04/01/2011 - Using trust symbols on your website to drive more sales
There are many features your website must have in order to be successful online. Having a well-designed and attractive website is important, but it is not enough.
03/01/2011 - Hot-Selling History?
Even 150 years later, the Civil War has the power to move minds and hearts.
03/01/2011 - New Golf Game Pays Off
About six years ago, Nowicki was a sales rep with a love of golf. Now he's an entrepreneur, and owner of Horseshoe Golf Inc.
03/01/2011 - Fearless Halloween Forecast
For retailers looking to cash in on America's love of Halloween, there are no tricks, even in a down economy.
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.
01/01/2011 - Moving To Mobile Ecommerce
Converging trend lines show that the importance of mobile computing and smartphone shopping is beginning to be seen on the retail front.
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 - Exit Sales Tackles Fishing Gear Online
Over the course of a long and busy professional life, Bobby Fowler has come full circle.
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.
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 - Fragrance Sales Not Wafting Away
From perfume to incense to air fresheners, scented products continue to draw customers to retail checkouts, even in a stinky economy.
12/01/2010 - Sunny Outlook For Solarrific
Grace King is a WHOLESALEr with a mission. "I started my company in 2007, when the price of oil was getting high.
12/01/2010 - Hot Sauce Claws Out Competition
The gourmet hot sauce market is a competitive one, says Robert McDade, president of New Orleans based Natural Selections. Brands compete as much on the basis of how the product looks on the shelf as on the way the sauce tingles the tongue.
11/18/2010 - DollarDays Introduces SBA Backed Loan Offering to Help Small Business Owners
Leading online WHOLESALEr DollarDays now offers an SBA loan program through its website to help small business owners secure funding.
11/01/2010 - Via Trading Adds Spanish-Language Site
In November 2002, Via Trading made its first sale.
11/01/2010 - Alligator Heads For Smiles & Profits
You never know where a hobby like fossil collecting might lead you. Just ask Robert McDade, CEO and founder of Natural Selections Inc., who started collecting fossils and minerals as a hobby.
11/01/2010 - Sporting GOODS
Is there such a thing as an industry that's truly recession-proof?
10/01/2010 - Quality Italian Air Fresheners
Car wash magnate Ira Feinberg has been an entrepreneur, inventor, and industry expert for close to 50 years.
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 - Big Lots For Small Retailers
Justin Starnes, general manager of Eagle Eye WHOLESALErs, is still young but possesses more experience than many retail veterans.
09/01/2010 - E-Book Marketplace
The news on electronic book wholesaling is a real page turner these days, and like any GOOD mystery, there's no way to know how it's all going to turn out.
08/01/2010 - Edible Puff Pop Pipe
In the case of the Puff Pop, a new edible candy that's also a functional smoking pipe, Smokeclear Inc. of Newark, New Jersey was able to take an already existing product, make some needed improvements, and turn it into something better.
08/01/2010 - New Site Sparks Eros Hosiery Success
A family WHOLESALE business with a long tradition of success is embracing new technology with a completely redesigned website and back-end system.
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 - A Walk Through the Footwear Industry
Some 18 months ago, the footwear industry was very much feeling the effects of the global economic crisis.
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
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."
05/01/2010 - Shopforbags.com Empowers Entrepreneurs
Buying from Shopforbags.com is an excellent way for store owners to stay ahead of their competition, because the company carries sought-after, trendy items not found anywhere else.
04/01/2010 - Trendy Fashion Fun at Doki Geki
For stores that cater to the junior market and rely on suppliers of hot, trendy, and cost effective items, DokiGeki.com is the place to buy.
04/01/2010 - Women's and Men's Fashion Accessories
Fashion is showing signs of coming into fashion again, with indications in some quarters that the much debated economic recovery is having a positive effect on apparel and accessories.
04/01/2010 - Ten Tips for Improving Your WHOLESALE Buying
Working with the right web-based general merchandise WHOLESALEr can make or save you money and time.
03/01/2010 - Ranking for Local Search
Most Internet users use search functions many times a day, whether they're looking for information on a general topic
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
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.
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 - Candy Pipe Blows Smoke
EAGLE EYE PRODUCTS INC. introduces Lollipipe, a GOOD tasting hard candy fashioned into the shape of a pipe that can be filled with tobacco.
12/01/2009 - Fragrances Forecast
Few consumer categories seem to be following the patterns of the national economy quite like that of fragrances.
11/01/2009 - Souvenirs Update & Forecast
Souvenir companies have understandably been buffeted by the economic downturn in ways that many other businesses have not.