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02/01/2013 - Pain Relieving Massagers Provide Soothing Profits
Healthmate International recently introduced updated models of its Plus-6IS, Plus-6AB, Pro-8IS and Pro-8AB HealthmateForever portable, hands-free massagers. The HealthmateForever units combine Chinese acupuncture with deep tissue massage sensations to effectively relieve tension and severe discomfort without drugs or side effects.
10/01/2011 - Wholesalers Find Profits By Expanding Sales
In this continually slow economy, shoppers are not flocking to department stores or high-end shops like they once did.
07/01/2011 - Buy4Store Finds New Ways To Serve Retailers
While some wholesalers may do a single thing well, Buy4Store.com is continually refining new and multiple ways to provide profitable opportunities to its retailer buyers.
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.
03/01/2011 - More Retailers Move To Ecommerce
Electronic commerce is gaining in importance, according to a new study by Retail Systems Research.
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.
09/01/2010 - WholesaleCentral.com Adds Video To Industry Leading Wholesale Merchandise Website
WholesaleCentral.com, the top-ranked business-to-business directory for general merchandise buyers, distributors, importers and manufacturers, today announced the addition of wholesale merchandise videos to its top-ranked website.
11/01/2009 - KIOSKS Spread Fun
Fun always attracts attention, especially if the source is something novel.
10/01/2009 - Turn iPhone into POS Terminal
PHONETRANSACT.COM, an iPhone software developer, offers two retail related software programs that combine to give retailers a handy, portable credit card and point of sale terminal.
10/01/2009 - KIOSKS Rev Up for Christmas
What is true for every retailer is equally true, if not more so, for KIOSK and cart vendors: the need to make the most of the holiday season.
09/01/2009 - Building Brands At KIOSKS
Just like any retailer, a KIOSK or cart vendor that turns their business into a brand, increases the odds of succeeding and even expanding.
08/01/2009 - Turning New Profits With New Leaf Trading
New Leaf Trading has turned over a new leaf, restructuring both their market and their products; thus the origin of their new company name.
08/01/2009 - High Margins For KIOSK Success
Because carts and KIOSKS necessarily contain a limited variety of product, it is not only important that products sell through at a rapid pace, but also that each sale garners the vendor a healthy profit margin.
07/01/2009 - Sentiment Sells Fresh Products
People are taking comfort in nostalgia and sentiment, which gives products that capitalize on these themes a winning edge at carts and KIOSKS.
07/01/2009 - Rosetta Goes Retail
Rosetta Stone Inc., a language learning provider, has opened its first full scale retail outlet and is also expanding KIOSKS nationwide.
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.
05/01/2009 - Safe KIOSKS and Profits From Security
Securing a KIOSK or cart against theft, especially during off hours, is an important consideration that can be addressed with an affordable closed circuit television system.
04/01/2009 - Framing KIOSKS for Success
Two suppliers of products for KIOSKS and carts frame their programs (literally) for attracting attention and generating sales. They are Roseys Unique Products in Monroe, NC and Specialty Retail Sales, based in Rio Rancho, NM.
03/01/2009 - Diverse Products Push Sales
Diverse products and categories can fill the bill for KIOSK and cart vendors, as long as the items grab shoppers' attention. Two companies with products that could hardly be farther apart highlight the diverse possibilities.
02/01/2009 - KIOSKS Combine Novelty & Utility
When a KIOSK or cart vendor can obtain a line of merchandise or configure a mix of products that combine both novelty appeal and usefulness, he enhances the ability to succeed.
01/01/2009 - New Products or Tried and True?
Successful carts and KIOSKS stop traffic. That can be accomplished with unique products that passersby haven't seen anywhere else, or with items that add a new twist to enduring best selling concepts.
12/01/2008 - Partnering With Suppliers
KIOSK and cart vendors always need to carefully evaluate the quality and appeal of products they wish to feature.
11/01/2008 - Taking KIOSKS Personally
Yes, personalized products are a hit with consumers, and putting a customer's name and message on an item on the spot helps draw crowds to a KIOSK or cart and build sales.
11/01/2008 - Shielding the Face of Technology
The idea for iShieldz was born the day Andrew Mason, CEO and President of eShields, LLC., dropped his cell phone and cracked the screen.
10/01/2008 - Personalization Moves To Video
Personalization is a hot trend in all of retailing, and particularly successful in cart and KIOSK programs. Consumers like to have things that are made just for them.
09/01/2008 - Winning KIOSK Programs
Winning cart and KIOSK programs can be fashioned around a wildly diverse choice of product categories.
09/01/2008 - Focus Is Quality Sunglasses
After 25 years of experience in wholesaling sunglasses, Leon Tseng struck out three years ago on his own to found American Sunshine Eyewear.
08/01/2008 - High Margins Spell KIOSK Success
Eye appeal is critical to building sales volume at KIOSKS and carts. But traffic alone, and even traffic with volume sales, is not enough to build a successful KIOSK business.
07/01/2008 - Windfall Of Success For Iron Stop
The process today of manufacturing wind spinners is not much different than it was when Ron Spinks, President of Iron Stop, came up with the idea and began creating them in his garage.
07/01/2008 - Vendors Profit From Quigley MD
In setting up a KIOSK or cart program, it pays to get advice from experts.
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
05/01/2008 - Keys To Retail Success
Searching for a hot new retail concept? Looking to add a profitable new product to your KIOSK or store?
04/01/2008 - Turning 10 Cents into $10 in Two Minutes at Tatstore.Com
Kirk Knapp owned and operated a Grand Rapids, MI area investment banking and brokerage business for years, before selling it in 1999.
04/01/2008 - Specialty Retail Success
Retail success is ultimately based on a foundation of product, place, people and time. Smart entrepreneurs consider all four thoughtfully before launching any new retail venture, or developing a strategy for expansion.
04/01/2008 - Shine With Bright Products
Good times or bad, people respond to products and services that give them a personal and psychological boost.
04/01/2008 - Redbox Expands In Walgreen's
Redbox, a DVD rental KIOSK company based in Oakbrook Terrace, IL, has struck a deal to expand to approximately 2,000 Walgreen's drug stores
03/01/2008 - Vertex Launches Tax Automation Tool
Vertex Inc., a leading provider of tax technology solutions, has unveiled their Vertex O Series Retail Solution, an application that presents retailers with consistent, accurate sales tax calculations.
03/01/2008 - Style & Service Drive Sales At Pacific Link
Years ago, Ron Bryan was managing a mall cart KIOSK business in the Atlanta, GA area, when Pacific Link Sunglasses General Manager, David Rice, approached him about joining his company.
03/01/2008 - KIOSKS Tap Today's Trends
Product categories with enormous appeal to today's consumers tap into two key consumer trends: The need to keep up with technology and advanced communications and the desire to be more fit, youthful, healthy and attractive.
03/01/2008 - DVD Biz On Roll
Any concern that DVDs and DVD players are a dying business is highly exaggerated, according to a report by DVDPlay, Inc., a DVD rental KIOSK operator and developer, based in Campbell, CA.
02/01/2008 - Sunglass Fashion Forecast
Without losing their utilitarian nature, sunglasses have moved to the forefront of fashion.
02/01/2008 - Catchy KIOSK Suppliers
Just being there is not enough for KIOSK and cart operators.
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 - Stock KIOSKS With Top Sellers
More so than traditional retailers, KIOSK and cart vendors benefit from regularly refreshing their product mix with new merchandise that will cause busy mall shoppers to stop and look.
12/01/2007 - FashionPenny.Com: Demand Drives Sales
Whoever said there is no such thing as easy money was not a wholesale buyer of jewelry from FashionPenny.com.
11/01/2007 - Tying Online/In-Store Channels Together
In-store tools and activities tying cross channel efforts together more smoothly might seem to be a natural complement to online marketing.
11/01/2007 - Selling Unique Products
The most successful KIOSKS and carts offer customers something they can't get elsewhere.
11/01/2007 - Beaver Gumball Machine
Beaver Gumball Machines, the Cadillac of the industry and previously available only to wholesalers and distributors, now has a consumer version available for resellers.
10/01/2007 - Gift Giant Joins Santa's Pen
Although KIOSKS and carts are increasingly present all year long, they swell by double digit proportions during the fourth quarter holiday season, propelled by none other than Santa.