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02/05/2015 - Straighten Up with the Up Shirt
The Up Shirt line of products embodies timeless fashion pieces, but also serve the community and the HEALTH of your customers.
03/01/2013 - Keep Toothbrushes Germfree
Flushing a toilet sends bacteria eight feet into the air before it begins to settle on nearby surfaces, according to research by Charles Gerba, a professor of microbiology at the University of Arizona in Tucson. When Cindy Martin, co-owner of Cynita, Inc., learned of this, her mind raced to the toothbrushes that lay exposed on her bathroom countertop. Consumers are demonstrating an increasing interest in HEALTH and disease prevention, and Martin fell in line with the trend. Experienced with custom products, she worked with a designer to develop a lightweight, economical solution to the germy issue, and the Cover Me toothbrush protector is the result.
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.
01/01/2013 - Strength in eCommerce Sector
Retail ecommerce spending for the first 32 days of the November-December 2012 holiday shopping season reached $21.4 billion, marking a 14 percent increase versus the corresponding period last year, according to Internet analytics company comScore.
11/01/2012 - Marketplace Fairness Flack
Internet retailers have enjoyed exemption from the requirement to collect sales taxes since 1992, when the U.S. Supreme Court passed a ruling closing the case of Quill Corporation v. North Dakota, at which point it was decided that, in states where online retailers have no brick and mortar presence, or nexus, they were not required to collect sales tax.
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.
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 - Online Sales Continue to Climb
Since 2009 the average amount U.S. Internet users spent annually shopping online increased roughly $100 per year. This year, GroupM projects the average U.S. Internet user will spend $1,042 on ecommerce, with Canada trailing slightly, at $1,009 on average.
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.
02/01/2012 - Pride Products
Pride Products has grown from modest beginnings into one of the largest distributors of general merchandise in the United States.
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 - Dollar General Sells Online
In an attempt to be more competitive, discount retailer Dollar General has redesigned its website, www.dollargeneral.com, as a functional online store.
08/01/2011 - DPJ Wholesale's Global Perspective
Before John Dohm founded DPJ Wholesale, he spent a lot of time visiting the far-flung corners of the world.
04/01/2011 - Fragrance Maker Inspired To Launch New Products After Brush With Death
In the face of catastrophe, truly courageous people fight back and take a new look at all the facets of their lives.
04/01/2011 - ASD Show 2011: Traffic Good, Exhibitors Pleased
The 2011 ASD Show in Las Vegas was thronged, and exhibitor reaction ranged from satisfied to ecstatic, reports from the show floor indicate.
02/01/2011 - ASD Vegas Opens Feb. 27
The ASD Show returns to Las Vegas February 27 - March 2, attracting 40,000 to 50,000 attendees, with buyers from all over the U.S. and overseas.
11/01/2010 - Via Trading Adds Spanish-Language Site
In November 2002, Via Trading made its first sale.
10/01/2010 - ASD Brings Buyers and Sellers Together
The leading wholesaler and supplier brands gathered at ASD Las Vegas from August 8-11.
06/01/2010 - Funnel-It Bottle Drainer
Some people just have to have every last drop out of a bottle, while others simply don't realize how much money they're throwing away.
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.
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 - Push for Internet Privacy
An assembly of 10 consumer advocacy groups, including the U.S. Public Interest Research Group...
10/01/2009 - Swine Flu Strategy
The timeworn adage: plan for the worst and hope for the best, applies to retailers as they head into flu season, which unfortunately coincides with their busiest season of the year.
10/01/2009 - More Pleasure from HEALTH Rockers
HEALTH ROCKERS introduces a line of "LovRub" all natural sexual stimulants for men and women.
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 - Tasty Energy Mints
The inventors of Revive Energy Mints were on a mission to revolutionize energy supplements.
09/01/2009 - No To HEALTH Mandates & VAT
The National Retail Federation has urged Congressional committees working on HEALTHcare reform to reject any form of employer mandate.
09/01/2009 - Eco Friendly Kids Line
HARR D. KOENIG & COMPANY INC. has become the exclusive U.S. distributor of, "eco-kid organics for kids," a line of 11 bath and body products especially formulated for children between the ages of three and 12.
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 - Dollar Store Items From JKE
JKE ENTERPRISES carries more than 10,000 different items encompassing 31 product categories.
08/01/2009 - Discount Wholesalers Adds Big Brands
The sought after Maybelline and L'Oreal brand merchandise has joined Discount Wholesalers' already extensive offerings of Cover Girl cosmetics, and a wide variety of other branded and off brand HEALTH and beauty aid products.
08/01/2009 - Auctions at A&W Surplus
Six years ago, after a decade in the wholesale supply business, A&W Surplus in Fresno, CA added weekly online auctions.
07/01/2009 - Toys R Us Expands
Toys "R" Us Inc. has introduced "R" Market, a new dedicated shop in select Toys "R" Us stores, that features an expanded assortment of consumables and commodities.
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 - 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
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 - Stimulus Bill Falls Short
The government's economic stimulus plan doesn't include many provisions that directly benefit small businesses, according to economists.
04/01/2009 - Sites Wield Influence
User reviews and recommendations on online retail sites are more useful for typical web shoppers who plan to reduce the amount of money they spend on a variety of products, according to a recent study.
04/01/2009 - Roth's Choice
This company specializes in closeouts of name brand personal hair care products, including blow driers and curling irons.
04/01/2009 - New Show at Meadowlands
American Variety Merchandise Expo, a new, all wholesale general and variety merchandise trade show, debuts May 31 through June 2 at the Meadowlands Expo Center in Secaucus, NJ.
04/01/2009 - Anti-Aging Market Booms
Anti-aging products jumped to the forefront of facial skincare sales in 2008, opening retailers' doors to increased sales and profits.
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 - Natural Products Expo
Natural Products Expo West/SupplyExpo takes place March 5-8 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA.
03/01/2009 - Bargains At Discount Wholesalers
In the face of continuing economic concerns, Discount Wholesalers Inc. is putting particular emphasis on providing its retailer customers with, "Everyday basics and consumable products that their customers need," says Saja Stark, sales manager.
02/01/2009 - Words That Make Or Lose Money
During the recent holiday shopping season, I noticed many stores using terms that seemed to contradict their intended purpose (to generate sales).
01/01/2009 - Top Line Fragrances
When FragranceNet.com began selling fragrances in 1997, it carried name brand and designer lines, not knock offs or look-alikes.
12/01/2008 - Vapor Stores
This company carries eight brands of vaporizers, including Vapor Tower, which it designed and manufactures.
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.