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03/01/2013 - LEATHER Belts Made in the USA
Men have been wearing belts going as far back as 3,000 B.C., and both genders have worn these accessories on and off throughout the years, depending on current fashion trends. Today, belts are a staple for men and popular among women. "I don't know a man who doesn't wear a belt everyday," shares Howard Keller, partner of Detroit LEATHER Company, which launched in May of 2012.
07/01/2012 - Timely Trends
Even as reports say cell phones are doubling as timepieces to replace wristwatches, an enthusiastic interest in watches as jewelry is emerging. One designer riding this fashion wave is Winky Wu of Winky Designs, who says she wants the watch to be a personal statement and conversation starter that just happens to tell time as a practical bonus.
02/01/2012 - Handbag Wholesalers Fashion Forecast
A lot of product lines are relatively static, and what was popular 15 years ago is still the standard today.
01/01/2012 - Mother's Day Gifts
Every mother is different. Some moms love cute, sentimental gifts, while others prefer more practical items.
07/01/2011 - ASD Show July 31 - Aug 3
Celebrating a milestone of 50 years, ASD continues to bring national wholesale buyers and sellers together to create the most dynamic B2B merchandise marketplace in the industry.
07/01/2011 - Footwear Suppliers Basic Styles And Tropical Sandals Are Hot
From sandals on the Fourth of July to toe socks at Christmas, footwear and hosiery are always in season.
10/01/2010 - Turning Web Shoppers into Buyers
Many online store owners have the impression that all they have to do is attract more traffic and sales rise.
07/01/2010 - A Walk Through the Footwear Industry
Some 18 months ago, the footwear industry was very much feeling the effects of the global economic crisis.
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.
10/01/2009 - Tips for Discounting
In addition to eroding profits, discounting can wreck a retailer's brand value.
09/01/2009 - Best Foot Forward
SIMON USA GROUP has a staff of shoe designers for manufacture in its own factory in China.
08/01/2009 - Trendy Fashion Handbags
WHOLESALEHANDBAGJEWELRY.COM has added a selection of about 500 different styles of fashion handbags to its existing assortment of more than 20,000 different jewelry designs.
08/01/2009 - Hottest Fall Handbags
Leading handbags designer and importer, Aliz International, Inc, is celebrating its 19th anniversary with their expanded Los Angeles location, Aliz California.
08/01/2009 - Animal Print Handbags
FALK SALES has put together an assortment of popular animal print handbags. This preselected assortment contains 10 bags, for a total wholesale of $99.
07/01/2009 - Key Ring Plus Pouch
RED BICYCLE BRANDS introduces The Keygaroo Key Ring, a key ring combined with a small pouch to hold essentials, such as lipstick, contact lenses, credit cards and earphones.
07/01/2009 - Footwear Fashion Forecast
Thanks in no small part to Sex and the City, upscale shoe brands like Manolo Blahnik and Jimmy Choo became even more sought after, as a legion of Carrie Bradshaw wannabes set out to shod themselves just like their dashing demigoddess.
06/01/2009 - Editor's Hot Product Picks June 2009
Editors Hot Products from the June 2009 issue of Web Wholesaler Magazine.
06/01/2009 - Western Style Expands
As the public's taste for western themed products increases, Western Express, a premier supplier of all things western, has added new designs to its existing inventory and also expanded to additional types of products.
05/01/2009 - Popular Peace Signs
PHILLIPS INTERNATIONAL Inc. has added more than 80 different designs of "Peace Sign" jewelry to its extensive Cool Jewels line, giving retailers an opportunity to participate in the rising popularity of the peace sign symbol.
05/01/2009 - Jewelry with Marbles
GOT ALL YOUR MARBLES introduces its line of interchangeable jewelry that combines its patented tension mechanism with multiple marbles, to allow consumers to change colors easily.
05/01/2009 - Jewelry and Watches Shine Online
Diamonds, as 007 would have it, may be forever. But diamond sales are a different matter.
04/01/2009 - Editor's Hot Product Picks April 2009
Editors Hot Products from the April 2009 issue of Web Wholesaler Magazine.
04/01/2009 - Apparel Bargains & Trends
It is no secret that consumers are scrutinizing every expenditure. Price matters when it comes to selling apparel in this market, according to suppliers across a broad spectrum.
03/01/2009 - Editor's Hot Product Picks March 2009
Editors Hot Products from the March 2009 issue of Web Wholesaler Magazine.
03/01/2009 - Variety And Service Are Priority At Mid-America Liquidators
With 350 years of aggregated experience among its top level management team, Mid-America Liquidators...
03/01/2009 - Hand Crafted in Mexico
IMPORMEXICO INC. is the exclusive supplier of a wide variety of LEATHER items, all hand crafted and handmade by Mexican artisans. All are hand tooled, and most feature embossed designs.
03/01/2009 - Fashion Accessories Forecast
It's no secret that consumers are scrutinizing their purchases carefully. And while many may deny themselves whole new spring or summer wardrobes, the desire to spiff up for the seasons ahead is alive and well.
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.
01/01/2009 - Accessories for Handhelds
DOUBLE DRAGONS DIGITALMATES INC. offers more than 500 different accessory items for iPods, cell phones, PDAs, MP3 and MP4 players and other hand held electronic devices.
12/01/2008 - Pro-Rider LEATHERs
This company carries a complete line of apparel and accessories for motorcyclists, including jackets for men, women and children.
12/01/2008 - Kruzer Kaddy
AMERICAN EASTERN TRADERS has created Kruzer Kaddy, a handlebar cup holder for use on motorcycles.
12/01/2008 - Customizing Wallets
LEATHER INC. offers fashionable flat wallets and cell phone pouches that are decorated with the retailer's choice of more than 100 different designs of silver and gold plated conchos.
11/01/2008 - MBK Guarantees Sales
Money back guarantees are a rarity in the closeout wholesale liquidation business.
10/01/2008 - Power of Prayer Watches
Any Time Wholesale has introduced a new line of inspirational watches. The new Power Of Prayer watches are specifically designed for fundraisers and retail stores specializing in inspirational products.
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 - Friski Boots Take London by Storm
ITASCA MOCCASIN, which produces more than a dozen different styles of authentic LEATHER moccasins, is building a worldwide fashion clientele.
05/01/2008 - Necklaces Reveal Moods
PHILLIPS INTERNATIONAL INC. has introduced a collection of, "What's Your Mood?," necklaces in its Cool Jewels by Phillips International line.
05/01/2008 - Humane Pet Harness
iWALKMYDOG.COM has introduced a dog harness that eliminates the need for choke collars while effectively training and walking the animal.
05/01/2008 - Have a Seat Anywhere
SPORTS JACK LLC invented, patented and offers exclusively SportsJack, a portable seat that is lightweight, easy to carry and easy to use on any terrain.
05/01/2008 - Belt Buckle Logos
WESTERN EXPRESS INC. has added a line of licensed logos on belt buckles, and on other products as well. The licenses are among the best known and most popular graphic images.
03/01/2008 - Niches Boost Apparel Sales
The retail apparel sector can benefit significantly by expansion into niche clothing markets. A wide range of suppliers specializing in niches have gained strength nationwide, and also in geographic areas with differing demographics.
03/01/2008 - Experience & Choice at Mid-America
With 350 years of aggregated experience among its top level management team, Mid-America Liquidators is perfectly positioned to give its retailer customers a wealth of advice in buying and selling profitably
03/01/2008 - Best Web Sourcing
When sourcing wholesale merchandise, where do emarketers find the best products and prices for items being made in the U.S.A, China and other manufacturing markets?
01/01/2008 - US Marketing: Great Deals for Big Profits
"Fast pennies are better than slow dollars" is the clever motto of Alan Altschul, President & Founder of US Marketing in upstate New York.
12/01/2007 - Friski Boots from Itasca
ITASCA MOCCASIN has expanded its line of genuine moccasins with new designs that feature elongated fringes. Newest among them is the Friski boot.
10/01/2007 - Fun Friends
In 1998, Julian Parry, CEO and co-founder of Fun Friends, a company that manufactures novelty cell phone covers, was a man with a vision, but he did not know it.
09/01/2007 - Court Ruling Threatens Discounting
In a reversal of a 96 year old antitrust rule, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that suppliers' efforts to control the minimum price of their products at retail is no longer automatically illegal.
07/01/2007 - Savvy Retailers Seek Hot Holiday Products
It is coming up fast: that time of year when the jingle of sleigh bells equals the jingle of change in the registers of savvy retailers.
07/01/2007 - Fashion Accessories Grow Sales
Imagine growing every sales transaction by a percentage or more. That's the potential represented by adding fashion accessories to the merchandise mix.