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10/14/2016 - Southern Hospitality at its Best: Smoky Mountain Gift Show
For fifty-one years the Smoky Mountain Gift Show has served the souvenir and gift market. On November 2-5, 2016 it will be returning to the Gatlinburg Convention Center in Gatlinburg, TN.
04/01/2013 - Sales Sizzle with Cooling Towel
Kool-4-U Towels are made, without chemicals, from a hyper-evaporative material that retains water while feeling dry and cool to the touch. The towels provide relief from a variety of conditions, including summer heat, sports, fever, headaches, hot flashes, sunburn, inflammation and more, and offer consistent sales because of their versatility.
02/01/2013 - Smart Surplus Goods for the Environment
Smart Surplus, Inc., launched in 2003, is a full service, worldwide liquidation and inventory management firm that provides a variety of strategic solutions to help customers with their inventory and warehousing needs. Services include remarketing and purchasing of excess inventory, refurbishing and disposal solutions, returns management, warehouse space consulting and customized reverse logistics programs.
01/01/2013 - Haute Fashion at Deep Discounts
Clothing Showroom is an online wholesaler of brand name and proprietary label apparel. The company's website boasts 26 merchandise categories, plus additional pages showcasing the latest special deals. The catalogue is regularly updated to reflect the latest fashions, and recently spotlighted its selection of Ed Hardy by Christian Audigier, Hello Kitty and WOW Couture apparel.
01/01/2013 - Enlightening Decor Products
For Fortune Products, Inc., 2013 is about bigger, better light-up decorations. With its Fairy Berries battery operated string lights and real lighted glassware, the company continues to deliver merchandise that adds extra sparkle to events. Smaller than one inch in diameter, round Fairy Berries can be used to decorate in a variety of ways, including on water, in trees, in centerpieces and on lawns. Fairy Berries retail for $17.95 to $24.95, and wholesale pricing is available upon request.
11/01/2012 - Best Electronic Devices Fuel Sales
Berlin, Germany, ballooned with excitement at this year's annual Internationale Funkausstellung (Radio and Television Exhibition). Fingertips were the focus for technology and engineering executives as they gathered to kibitz about the latest touchscreens, smartphones and tablet accessories.
08/01/2012 - Vapor Corp. Files for Padded Patent
Vapor Corp., an electronic cigarette company, has filed a patent for a "Padded Cartridge For An Electronic Cigarette Apparatus," with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for a soft tip e-cigarette filter with the same tactile feel of a traditional cigarette.
08/01/2012 - Impulse Gifts Grab Sales
It is easier than ever for retailers to stock up on gift and novelty merchandise in preparation for successful holiday sales. This is because online wholesalers not only stay on top of hot trends and have plenty of popular merchandise available, they also continue to invest in website functionality that enables buyers to quickly see what is new, peruse colorful catalogs, avail themselves of web specials, and place and track orders online.
07/01/2012 - Using Social Media to Grow Business
Most small business owners know that social media is an important part of their online strategy, but may not know where to start or have the time to learn. Others may not believe that social media is important at all. The truth is that social media is critical to the success of any business.
07/01/2012 - The GREEN Revolution
Cloud computing, data and applications housed in a centralized data center rather than various offices maintaining their own server farm, offers significant benefits to companies and to employees. Tele-working is on the rise, as it helps employees balance work-life demands and it offers true cost savings to both employee and employer.
07/01/2012 - Fortune Products Pioneers
Fortune Products has become a trustworthy name in wholesale during the last 27 years by offering numerous events décor items, including LED candles, blacklights, police beacons and signals, fantasia fairy lights, and more. These fun tech items and numerous others can be found at www.fortuneproducts.com, often coming in attractive variations. For instance, the 5" x 5" police beacons can be purchased in GREEN, amber, red, blue and pink, and the blacklights come as light bulbs and fixtures.
06/01/2012 - EverGREEN Arctic Chill Towels
EverGREEN Marketing, Inc., launched in 1988 by Joe and Marlene Pachino, strives to deliver products that are fun, functional and funky, and Arctic Chill Towels are all three.
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.
01/01/2012 - Personalized DVDs by Mediak
We live in an interactive society where children want to be a part of the action, not just watching it.
01/01/2012 - Air Play Fragrances
Air Play Fragrances launched in September of 2011, a line of four oil-based, all-purpose air fresheners, backed by hip-hop stars, Nelly and the St. Lunatics.
12/01/2011 - ThermoServ Beverageware
If you are currently drinking out of an insulated thermos, mug, or tumbler with your college or favorite brand's insignia on it, there is a really good chance ThermoServ made it.
10/01/2011 - Grill Topper Leaves a Searing Impression at Retail
Imagine you and your pals work at a foundry. After spending your shift pouring molten metal and hauling heavy loads, you hang out with your friends from the plant.
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.
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?
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.
07/01/2010 - Vent Clipps from Car-Freshner
From Car-Freshner Corporation, the company behind the classic, instantly recognizable, "Little Trees," comes something new: Vent Clipps.
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.
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
01/01/2010 - MK Brings Good Life to Water
The Good Life Gear product line from MK Distributors Inc. includes stainless steel water bottles with clever twists that make using them much more fun and functional than similar products.
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.
11/01/2009 - Scents from Expanding Beads
SCENTS & MORE has introduced Decojel beads, under its Sermo brand. Decojel consists of tiny beads of a non toxic polymer that expand to 400 times their original size, after soaking in water for about 10 hours.
11/01/2009 - Conserving for Profit
The environment and the economy go hand in hand.
10/01/2009 - GREEN Profits: Take A Deep Breath
As we prepare for winter, consumers in many parts of the country are adjusting to colder weather, closed windows and stagnant indoor air, and they are purchasing air care products in order to cope.
09/01/2009 - GREEN Equals GREEN Dollars
One would have to be in a coma to miss this decade's retail buzzword: GREEN.
08/01/2009 - Trendy Fashion Handbags
WHOLESALEHANDBAGJEWELRY.COM has added a selection of about 500 different styles of fashion handbags to its existing assortment of more than 20,000 different jewelry designs.
08/01/2009 - Top Housewares Trends
Respecting Generational Divides, Living Within Our Means, the Live In Kitchen, the GREEN Kitchen, the Wellness Kitchen and Cooking for Fun are the most important trends at work in the consumer marketplace of the future.
08/01/2009 - Natural Pet Products
The pet industry is a multi billion dollar a year industry and you don't have to have a pet store to take advantage of selling to these pet owners.
08/01/2009 - Colorful Shains
SHAINSWARE introduces Shains, a collection of fashion accessories that are made of (and packaged in) recycled and recyclable scrap material.
07/01/2009 - Using Color to Influence Shoppers
The one major psychological influence that all retailers can make use of is color.
07/01/2009 - Plant Essences Make Profitable Scents
As shoppers gain access to information regarding health and environmental issues, they are looking for retailers to mirror their awakening, and ideally become a reputable source for knowledge and wisely chosen products.
06/01/2009 - Western Style Expands
As the public's taste for western themed products increases, Western Express, a premier supplier of all things western, has added new designs to its existing inventory and also expanded to additional types of products.
06/01/2009 - Still Loving Lucy
ALIZ INTERNATIONAL, long time supplier of I Love Lucy licensed bags, has signed a license agreement for Lucille Ball's 50th anniversary celebration in 2010.
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 - Grab and Go GREEN
In these uncertain times, when retailers are not always sure what the latest trend or fad is for consumers to get excited about, one thing is certain; people need to eat and they love to snack.
05/01/2009 - Safe Water from Ech20
ECOUSABLE INC. introduces Ech20, a 25 ounce stainless steel water bottle with a built in filtration system.
05/01/2009 - Original Shammy Cloths
NOSTALGIC IMAGES offers The Original German Shammy, which are cloths of rayon that are reusable, machine washable, durable and super absorbent, with the ability to absorb 20 times their weight in water.
05/01/2009 - Meet the GREENees
A SHY DREAM introduces a family of six dolls, each patterned after an actual child's drawing.
05/01/2009 - Bra Barrette
ARAL PRODUCTIONS, d/ba BRA BARRETTE introduces Bra Barrette, a plastic bar with scrolls on either end.
05/01/2009 - Aqua Bling
AQUA BLING has developed a product by the same name, which is a spring loaded decorative clip that can be attached to the neck of any standard size beverage bottle and to the stem of a wine glass.
04/01/2009 - Website Pays Shoppers
A new social product networking website allows shoppers to earn cash by recommending top products.
04/01/2009 - Hemp: Not Just For Textiles
Hemp has been finding its way to store shelves for many years, even without knowing the extensive benefits of such a GREEN profit.
04/01/2009 - GREEN is Recession Proof
Despite concerns over the economy, 82 percent of consumers indicate they are buying products conceived to be environmentally friendly.
03/01/2009 - The Baggler Bag
THE BAGGLER COMPANY introduces a second product under the Baggler brand, "The Baggler Bag.