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03/01/2013 - Leather Belts Made in the USA
Men have been wearing belts going as far back as 3,000 B.C., and both genders have worn these accessories on and off throughout the years, depending on current fashion trends. Today, belts are a staple for men and popuLAr among women. "I don't know a man who doesn't wear a belt everyday," shares Howard Keller, partner of Detroit Leather Company, which LAunched in May of 2012.
03/01/2013 - ASIA AMERICA - Where Smart International Buyers Go in Miami
The Miami wholesale ASIA AMERICA trade show, now in its fourth year, is being held October 1-3, 2013, at the Miami Beach Convention Center. The trade show has made history by becoming the "show to go to" for Caribbean, Central and South America buyers as well as for over 6,000 exporters and importers in the Miami area. More than 8,000 buyers who attended the 2012 show have done more than $50 million in business, according to exhibitors' estimates.
02/01/2013 - New and Improved Scribbleband
Dave Bullock, a middle school teacher, noticed that students have a few common characteristics. "They love to wear stuff on their wrists, they love to write on their hands and arms, and they love colorful things," he says. When Bullock pieced this all together, he created the Scribbleband, a soft silicone bracelet that is made to write on. It has become a skin friendly way to take notes, jot down homework assignments and doodle.
02/01/2013 - A Taste of Milk and Honey
Success as a vendor in the gift and jewelry business, to a LArge degree, depends on offering buyers fresh, fashionable products, as well as being able to shift and adapt your product line to the times. Glen Miller, president of Milk and Honey, Inc., has perfected a baLAnce of those strategies, and offers cLASsic products that are continually popuLAr, as well as trending jewelry, accessories and giftware
02/01/2013 - Offprice On Top
Each year, trade shows are recognized for overall attendance, exceptional exhibit spaces and outstanding product offerings. In 2012, the OFFPRICE Show received a nomination as one of the fastest growing trade shows in terms of exhibit space and won for its overall growth in 2011, for a combination of the February and August shows. With 17 years under its belt, the OFFPRICE Show and its team of organizers have the attendee and exhibitor experiences down to a science, starting with the timing of the February show. "OFFPRICE in February is held during LAS VEGAS Fashion Week, which is a key component in the pLAnning of the show," expLAins Stephen Krogulski, CEO. This strategic timing enables buyers to purchase goods as close as possible to upcoming seasons, while affording them the advantage of viewing future fashion trends in advance. "It allows retailers to make very opportunistic buys," he continues.
12/01/2012 - Mungi Bands are Kid Magnets
Children love silicone bracelets, and Chad Anger's three daughters are no exception. The problem with bracelets on the market, however, came into view when Anger found them discarded in a drawer after hardly being worn. When Anger, now Mungi Bands president, developed his bracelets, his children were instantly drawn to the silicone designs with magnetic closures, and were pleading for more.
11/01/2012 - Stunning Low Cost Product Photos
When it comes to selling merchandise online, it's all about high quality images that share product features in a way that replicate their in-store allure. Photo Cubics Inc. specializes in innovative photography solutions that empower online retailers to create such detailed images at a fraction of the cost of professional photography.
01/01/2012 - 2012 CES Preview
The Consumer Electronics Association?s (CEA) 2012 International CES will be held January 10th to 13th in LAS VEGAS, NV.
07/01/2011 - ASD Show July 31 - Aug 3
Celebrating a milestone of 50 years, ASD continues to bring national wholesale buyers and sellers together to create the most dynamic B2B merchandise marketpLAce in the industry.
04/01/2011 - ASD Show 2011: Traffic Good, Exhibitors Pleased
The 2011 ASD Show in LAS VEGAS was thronged, and exhibitor reaction ranged from satisfied to ecstatic, reports from the show floor indicate.
02/01/2011 - ASD VEGAS Opens Feb. 27
The ASD Show returns to LAS VEGAS February 27 - March 2, attracting 40,000 to 50,000 attendees, with buyers from all over the U.S. and overseas.
10/01/2010 - ASD Brings Buyers and Sellers Together
The leading wholesaler and supplier brands gathered at ASD LAS VEGAS from August 8-11.
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.
03/01/2010 - J & L Wholesale Tobacco Accessories & More
Stores that serve the smoker will not only find a rich array of tobacco and smoking accessories at Allentown, PA based J & L Wholesale Distributors, but also a potpourri of other products to boost sales and profits.
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 - SerTop Is On Top
Adam Topping, co-owner of Ser Top, knows three reasons why his customers appreciate ordering customized sweatbands, silicone wristbands and patches from his company.
10/01/2009 - Renegotiating Leases
In the face of continuing economic conditions, powerful national retailers and restaurant corporations are actively and aggressively renegotiating their leases with their LAndlords.
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.
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 - 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.
04/01/2009 - Target Opens New Stores
While many retailers are cutting back on expansion pLAns and even closing many existing stores, Target has announced pLAns to open 27 new units, including its first in Hawaii.
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.
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 - Retailers See Strength Online
Online retailers reported profitability LASt year and believe online shopping will be more resilient than other channels in the months ahead, according to a newly released study by Forrester Research for Shop.org.
10/01/2008 - Baby Inspires New Line
Shopping for her new baby girl, Charisma, has inspired Rosanna Tran of Aliz International Inc. to develop a new line of lightweight waterproof nylon Betty Boop licensed bags.
05/01/2008 - Monster Spray
MONSTER SPRAY LLC introduces Monster Spray, a product the company's founders invented to alLAy the fears of their five year old daughter.
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.
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 - What Do Buyers Want?
In a world crowded with counterfeits, shoppers are drawn to the authentic, a characteristic that retailers must learn to earn.
12/01/2007 - Store DispLAy Merchandising
Have you ever wondered what happens to store fixtures that are removed from stores such as Macy's, CVS, Rite Aid or Burlington Coat Factory when they close or remodel?
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.
08/01/2007 - Army Navy Expo
A brand new show, the Army Navy Military Expo, will make its debut at Caesar's PaLAce in LAS VEGAS, August 12-14.
07/01/2007 - Free Seminars at August Merchandise
ASD/AMD is offering Complimentary Seminars with registration for the August 12-16, 2007 ASD/AMD Trade Shows in LAS VEGAS.
07/01/2007 - Aliz Has Liberace's Bling
Aliz International has announced its new license with I Love Liberace. Liberace was a brilliant showman who amazed audiences with his humorous piano performances and rhinestone covered costumes.
06/01/2007 - One For All Cosmetic
GO-NATURAL INC. offers the All-In-One Cosmetic, a single product that self adjusts to individual natural pigments and bone structure to produce a perfect natural color fit with each user.
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 - 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.
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 - Nostalgic Art Signs
FAB VALS INC. carries more than 100 different designs of old advertising posters, offered in heavy gauge steel signs.