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10/13/2016 - Los Angeles Show Venues Join Forces
The LA Mart and Urban Expositions have joined to reorganize the Winter 2017 edition of Los Angeles Gift and Home Market Week.
01/01/2013 - New Year, New eCommerce System
Many online retailers just completed a "hair on fire" end to the 2012 holiday shopping season. Now that you can rest and take a four-hour vacation, it is time to start planning for 2013, and ensure that you have built your store on an ecommerce system worthy of your business. To see if your ecommerce platform passes the test, ask yourself the following questions:
12/01/2012 - Gifts with Presence
Kheops International is a business propelled by genuine passion for the company's products. Nestled in the rural North Country of New Hampshire, the company dedicates itself to meaningful items that are off the beaten path in terms of design and function, and are intended to inspire end customers with their high quality and unusual characteristics.
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.
09/01/2012 - Kheops-Meaningful-Business
How can a business inspire harmony? How does making a purchase result in a deeper connection with nature? Most importantly, what in the world does the web have to do with it? Kheops International has answers, all of which come in the form of meaningful gifts. As a leading wholesaler and drop shipper of candles, treasure boxes, figurines and other spiritual items, Kheops shares its appreciation for harmony and nature via its selection of gifts and jewelry.
07/01/2012 - Innovative Toys Create Sales
Toys are always big sellers for independent retailers, whether for stocking shelves for the holidays or for year-round gifting occasions like birthdays. Marketers tend to agree that the more innovative the product, the greater the sales.
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.
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.
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.
01/01/2011 - Bright Future for Sunglasses
Discount sunglasses are a great item to source online, because the Web makes it easy to browse the thousands of styles out there.
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.
08/01/2010 - Rotating MOVA Globe
The amazing MOVA Globe is a truly one of a kind item that's powered by solar ENERGY and the earth's magnetism, so that no batteries or wires are required.
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
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.
11/01/2009 - Souvenirs Update & Forecast
Souvenir companies have understandably been buffeted by the economic downturn in ways that many other businesses have not.
11/01/2009 - Relaxing Soda
MARY JANE'S SODA INC. has introduced, "Mary Jane's Relaxing Soda."
11/01/2009 - Push for Internet Privacy
An assembly of 10 consumer advocacy groups, including the U.S. Public Interest Research Group...
11/01/2009 - Grrr-nola Bars for Dogs
ALL AMERICAN PET BRANDS has introduced a series of Grrr-nola bars, billed as the first meal in a bar for dogs.
11/01/2009 - Conserving for Profit
The environment and the economy go hand in hand.
09/01/2009 - Tasty ENERGY Mints
The inventors of Revive ENERGY Mints were on a mission to revolutionize ENERGY supplements.
07/01/2009 - Using Color to Influence Shoppers
The one major psychological influence that all retailers can make use of is color.
06/01/2009 - Wholesalers Expand Online Offerings
Internet wholesale suppliers large and small are enhancing their online marketing and sales strategies to help their retailer customers get more bang for the buck.
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
05/01/2009 - Vapor Water
ARIZONA BEVERAGE COMPANY has introduced Vapor Water, a vapor distilled water infused with a balanced blend of electrolytes.
03/01/2009 - Warm Mouse Is Hot
The Warm Mouse is a product born to an instant market. It is the type of product every retailer wants to carry, because it is unlikely to stay on the shelf.
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 - Focus on Your Business
Yes, the stock market has lost about half of its value in the past year. But for the small business owner, experts say, "Stick to your knitting."
01/01/2009 - Editor's Hot Product Picks January 2009
Editors Hot Products from the January 2009 issue of Web Wholesaler Magazine.
11/01/2008 - Quality Magnetic Healing
As a pioneer in the magnetic healing industry for more than a decade, Magnetic Product Marketing Inc. remains in the forefront of testing products that are introduced to this field.
11/01/2008 - Jewelry with Healing Power
TRADE DIRECT IMPORTS is the sole U.S. distributor of the BH.Plus line of Bio-Health Jewelry.
11/01/2008 - Consumers Love Coupons
As Americans attempt to stretch their disposable dollars, we are becoming a nation of coupon clippers.
09/01/2008 - Solar Teeth Whitener
WHITE SCIENCE, a new division of a firm established in professional dentistry, has introduced, Solar White.
09/01/2008 - Ranking Wholesale Marketplaces
In this Internet era, sifting through all the available online marketplaces and search engines to find a wholesale supplier can be extremely time-consuming.
09/01/2008 - Health, Home & Housewares Trends
With the "green" movement leading the way, increasingly conscientious Americans also want to eat better, improve their home environment and escape to the great outdoors.
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.
05/01/2008 - Five Hour Boost
PRICE MASTER introduces the Chaser 5 Hour ENERGY Drink, a two ounce boost that immediately gives five hours of ENERGY, with no crash after.
05/01/2008 - ENERGY Saving Kit
DOMIA LTD., a developer of ENERGY saving products in the United Kingdom, has created, "Bye Bye Standby," an ENERGY saving kit which is now available in the U.S. The kit provides an easy way to cut wasteful standby power.
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.
12/01/2007 - Price Perfect Gems
Morfra Designs manufactures a full selection of designer sterling silver jewelry for women, with some designs for men, totaling over 6,000 styles and new designs added daily.
11/01/2007 - Master of More Than Price
Twenty years ago, PriceMaster, a wholesale distributor in Woodside, NY, wholesaled about 1,000 different products throughout the tri-state area from a warehouse of a few thousand square feet.
10/01/2007 - Gifts & Housewares Spark Sales
During the all important fourth quarter, a mix of practical and unusual products is expected to motivate holiday shoppers to dig deeper into their wallets.
09/01/2007 - Private Label Booms
The nation's top retailers are differentiating by using private brands that customers can't find elsewhere.
09/01/2007 - Match Landing Pages To Messages
Web retailers that are good at developing personalized email campaigns often lose potential business because of lackluster page optimization, according to a study from Silverpop Systems Inc.
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.
09/01/2007 - Harborplace Kiosks
General Growth Properties Inc., the owner of Baltimore's Harborplace, has put a dozen retail kiosks on the Inner Harbor promenade that faces Harborplace, and plans to add more.
08/01/2007 - Small Business Expands
One third of U.S. small businesses plan to expand during the next twelve months.
08/01/2007 - Slow Back To School Sales?
This year's back to school season may not result in sales increases at teen oriented retailers, predicts a research report by Cowen & Co., an investment firm based in New York City.
07/01/2007 - Web Profits: Strategies to Skyrocket Sales
Increasing website sales is a process involving three, primary components.
06/01/2007 - New Web Tactics Engage Buyers
Video streamlining and social networking are among the tactics online retailers are utilizing to engage shoppers, increase shopping trips and build loyalty.