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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.
04/01/2012 - Gas Fuels Ecommerce
AIT, web hosting company to over 210,000 customers predicts that the increase in gas prices in 2012 will have a direct impact on web shopping.
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.
12/01/2011 - World Trading 23 Expands
Online toy wholesaler World Trading 23 has used the success of its strong and varied product line to expand into more independent retail and chain stores across the country, as well as retail locations of its own.
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.
06/01/2011 - Rising Gas Prices Thwart eCommerce
Conventional wisdom holds that as gas prices rise, more consumers will shop from home rather than drive to brick and mortar stores.
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 - 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.
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.
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.
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."
11/01/2009 - Kiosks Spread Fun
Fun always attracts attention, especially if the source is something novel.
11/01/2009 - Toys R Us Opens Pop Ups
Toys 'R' Us Inc. has announced it will set up 350 temporary stores and toy boutiques during the holiday season.
10/01/2009 - Sears Adds Toy Shops
In time for the holiday shopping season, Sears has added new in-store toy shops.
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.
10/01/2009 - Loyalty Differs Online and Off
Customer loyalty in the online world is not the same as loyalty to a brick and mortar store.
09/01/2009 - Dollar Stores Thrive
At a time when many retailers are watching sales drop and closing stores or cutting back on expansion plans, the nation's largest dollar store chains are reporting sales gains.
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.
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.
04/01/2009 - Landlords Loosen Up
Better late than never seems to be the new theme for retail landlords. Instead of simply evicting struggling tenants, several retail developer/managers are deferring rents to maintain occupancy levels.
03/01/2009 - Retail Landlords Make Deals
As the list of store closings grows, so does the pain felt by retail landlords, not only because of the loss of some major tenants, but also because of a common but little known clause in retail leases.
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 - MALL Wants SMALL Retailers
As more chain retailers shutter stores, pull back on expansion plans or go out of business for good, the owner of Clifton Park Center in Clifton Park, NY, has scuttled its plan to fill vacant anchor space with a single tenant.
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.
12/01/2008 - Shoptopia Merges Bricks and Clicks
MALLs in Virginia and Nevada have launched a social shopping site to drive online shoppers to their local retailers.
11/01/2008 - Assessing a Store Location
Location is of critical importance to a retailer. Deciding where to place a new store or move a current one requires a lot of study and thought.
10/01/2008 - Mediak Lets the Kids Do the Talking
Earlier this year, Mediak vice president, Junnie Sublett, was working her booth at a fundraising show in San Diego. She was looking to pick up sales leads and generally network at the show.
10/01/2008 - Fashion Accessories Galore
With the rise of eCommerce, there was much speculation that the segment of online clothing sales was doomed.
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 - Veteran Web Buyers VS. Rookies
Nearly three quarters of U.S. consumers say they have shopped online, according to Forrester Research
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 - Bright Sales Trends For Jewelry & Watches
Jewelry and watch niches have undoubtedly grown in the last decade, as consumers have taken advantage of their dramatically increased online buying options.
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.
02/01/2008 - Sunglass Fashion Forecast
Without losing their utilitarian nature, sunglasses have moved to the forefront of fashion.
01/01/2008 - Entrepreneur Earns Success
Scott Lumley is the epitome of an entrepreneurial spirit.
01/01/2008 - Costly Retail Rents
Retailers who think their rent rate is too high may feel better when they hear the rates in top retail meccas throughout the US.
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.
11/01/2007 - Novelties & Souvenirs On Hot Streak
Sales for novelties and souvenirs never seem to go out of style, especially as we head down the homestretch to the holiday season.
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.
10/01/2007 - Fit Consumers Spend Big
Retailers have much to gain from tapping into the market of consumers who participate in sports and fitness activities.
10/01/2007 - Fashion Accessories: Never Out Of Season
The leading sales category for the past two holiday seasons has been Apparel & Clothing, which saw double digit growth, year over year.
10/01/2007 - Crystal Fresh Tailors Programs
The familiar adage, "location, location, location," so often applied to real estate, applies in equal importance to the location of kiosks and carts.
09/01/2007 - Innovative Products From Hi-Dow
Hi-Dow began in 2002 as the U.S. distribution point for the Massage Mouse, the U.S. version of a successful product manufactured and distributed in China.