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INDEPENDENT RETAILER magazine is now the official news outlet for Wholesale Central visitors.
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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.
10/01/2012 - ASIA America Trade Show Booms
Dubbed "The Show of the Future," the ASIA America Trade Show, held September 11-13 in Miami Beach, FL, was a huge success, with 240 exhibitors and more than 8,000 buyers from 34 countries in South and Central America, the Caribbean and the U.S. Florida alone has more than 6,000 exporters who seek out new technology and general merchandise to offer to their clients.
05/01/2012 - Drop Shipping For Retail ROI
E-retail companies and mom and pop shops that want to make more money without the potential of overstock headaches need not look further than drop shipping.
04/01/2012 - Back-to-School Online
While kids are currently counting down to the first day of summer vacation, retailers are already merchandising for the new school year, filling their stockrooms with the essentials and the forecasted must-haves.
11/01/2011 - Profits & Pitfalls of Global eCommerce
The old adage, "Think global, act local," is increasingly obsolete.
11/01/2011 - Going Global
Recent news reports indicate that the international ecommerce marketplace is not only growing, but playing a larger role in the U.S. market.
09/01/2011 - Great L&H Trading Is Making Business Bright
Great L&H Trading, a discount sunglass and fashion eyewear manufacturer and wholesaler, began its business in China, but quickly expanded to the United States.
07/01/2011 - ASIA America Trade Show
Surrounded by 43 countries from Central and South America and the Caribbean, Miami has been chosen for its high marketability to host the ASIA America Trade Show (ACS America), scheduled for September 20 to 22.
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.
04/01/2010 - MAD By Design's Vietnamese Handbags
Doug Stein operated restaurants and night clubs in ASIA for many years, and anyone who has ever been involved in that business know that it is exhausting.
01/01/2010 - ASIA's Global Empire
"Let China sleep, for when she wakes, she will shake the world."
11/01/2009 - Going Global
Researchers say that new services are making it easier for web merchants to go global.
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 - Deals on DVDs
Reto Lingenhag founded Education 2000 Inc. in 1988, with an assortment of travel DVDs.
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.
04/01/2009 - Small Electronics
While the economic slowdown has had obvious, far ranging effects on many wholesale and retail sectors, it's actually been a boon for many wholesalers specializing in small electronics.
04/01/2009 - How to be a Wholesale Central Power User
As a retailer, you are always on the lookout for new products and new suppliers.
03/01/2009 - Small Sizes Equal Big Profits
The definition of Minimus is: a) a company that has increased in size very quickly and efficiently, b) an item of the smallest size, c) a large selection of individually sized items, d) all of the above.
03/01/2009 - Renewable Stationery
There are many types of natural, earth friendly stationery: recycled wrapping paper, plantable seed papers, hemp and other renewable products.
02/01/2009 - ASIAs Got the Goods
"Made in China" is a tag that most American consumers are familiar with. ASIA has long been a great source of merchandise, ranging from toys to electronics to jewelry, apparel and accessories.
01/01/2009 - Profiting from Bamboo Apparel
There is an amazing new fiber that some people are calling Eco Silk, which is actually fabric made from bamboo.
11/01/2008 - Global Supply Chain Safety
The Internet's positive impact on global supply chain management is undeniable.
09/01/2008 - Luxury Retail Update
In defiance of the lyrics of an old song that says, "The rich get rich and the poor get poorer," luxury retailers and their landlords report that the rich are stepping back from shopping at luxury stores right now.
06/01/2008 - Blockbuster Expands Games
Blockbuster Inc., the troubled provider of in-home movies and game entertainment, is expanding its game business significantly.
04/01/2008 - Power Your Profits With Electronics
Sales of electronics and accessories continue to soar, as more of the population adapts to an increasing number of devices in this category.
10/01/2007 - Tiffany Wins Suit
Tiffany & Co. has prevailed in court against Starglam Inc., which it charged with selling Tiffany brand knockoffs online and, in retail stores.
05/01/2007 - Quality & Service In the Bag At Handbag Express
Barry Herrington retired back in 1999 after three decades in the manufacturing and wholesaling industry, where he was a highly successful designer of underwater spa lighting systems and open heart surgical equipment.
03/01/2007 - Boosting International Web Sales
The Internet has made the world a true global marketplace, but it is still easy for web retailers and wholesalers to forget what lies beyond their domestic borders.
02/01/2007 - WholesaleCentral.com Debuts ASIAn Sources
Ever since China was accepted into the World Trade Organization in December 2001, the world has seen a growing demand for quality exports from ASIAn businesses.
01/01/2007 - Private Label Revolution
No longer just cheap alternatives, private labels represent 20 percent of U.S. retail sales. JC Penney, Target and Wal-Mart are just some of the retailers that have recently announced increased emphasis on private label merchandise.