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04/01/2013 - Keep Bugs at Bay
No one likes to have their personal space invaded by mosquitos, gnats, flies and no-see-ums, and consumers are looking for ways to safely protect themselves and their families from these annoying pests without the use of messy, and often toxic, bug sprays. Retailers who incorporate Bandz and Spotz, DEET-free, citronella-infused insect repellent products from Mosquitno, LLC, into their product offerings, can help consumers keep bugs away as well as enjoy the profits these impulse buys bring to their bottom lines.
01/01/2013 - Showers Burst with Aromatherapy
hydra, a company dedicated to creating pampering products that provide an exceptional bathing experience, recently introduced a line of Shea Butter Soaps. At 6.5 ounces, hydra's Shea Butter Soap is triple-milled in the French tradition, creating a long lasting bar. Four aromatherapy blends are available, all made with the company's signature essential OIL blends and no fragrance OILS.
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 - Fragrant Smell of Success
Some products are always in demand, especially items used for setting a mood and holiday gift giving.
08/01/2011 - Gift And Decor Wholesalers Adapt and Thrive
The gift and decor industry covers a wide range of merchandise, but some universal trends can be found when taking a closer look at the industry?s suppliers.
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.
12/01/2010 - Fragrance Sales Not Wafting Away
From perfume to incense to air fresheners, scented products continue to draw customers to retail checkouts, even in a stinky economy.
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.
11/01/2010 - Alligator Heads For Smiles & Profits
You never know where a hobby like fossil collecting might lead you. Just ask Robert McDade, CEO and founder of Natural Selections Inc., who started collecting fossils and minerals as a hobby.
09/01/2010 - Gifts, Candles and Incense Trends
When it comes to the aromatic arts, giftware sellers are generally well stocked, and contrary to national economic news, well satisfied.
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.
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
02/01/2010 - Sweet Smell of Success
Online fragrance sellers all face a similar, if obvious, challenge. However, this has not stopped Kendra Morgan of Scentimental Gifts, Etc. from building a thriving web based wholesale business.
11/01/2009 - Scents from Expanding Beads
SCENTS & MORE has introduced Decojel beads, under its Sermo brand. Decojel consists of tiny beads of a non toxic polymer that expand to 400 times their original size, after soaking in water for about 10 hours.
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 - 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 - Natural Pet Products
The pet industry is a multi billion dollar a year industry and you don't have to have a pet store to take advantage of selling to these pet owners.
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 - Simple Products: Simply Success
Six years ago, Simple Products exchanged complex product lines for a simpler philosophy.
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.
06/01/2009 - Adding Motors to Bikes
BIRDDOG DISTRIBUTING offers engine kits for motorizing regular bicycles. There are three different versions, and all come individually boxed and include full instructions for do it yourself installation.
05/01/2009 - Incense Display Kits
GFD IMPORTS WILD BERRY INCENSE DISTRIBUTION has added two endcap display kits to help retailers add incense to their retail mix, and help existing retailers increase sales and profits.
04/01/2009 - Hemp: Not Just For Textiles
Hemp has been finding its way to store shelves for many years, even without knowing the extensive benefits of such a green profit.
04/01/2009 - Cornucopia of Skulls
JACPA INTERNATIONAL has nearly 100 different items in the form of skulls. The majority are made of polyresin, while a few are ceramic.
12/01/2008 - Retailers Smell Success with Scented Products
Relatively inexpensive and enjoyable gift products sell all year. Birthdays, anniversaries, baptisms, bar mitzvahs and other occasions prompt consumers to constantly be gifting.
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 - Hookahs Galore
ALL FUN GIFTS carries approximately four dozen different designs of hookahs.
12/01/2008 - Aurora's Adds Diffuser
AURORAS.COM adds a black wrought iron fragrance diffuser to its extensive line of ash catchers, smoking bottles, incense, OILS and related products.
11/01/2008 - Sweet Smell of Success
Fragrances and scented products, such as OILS and incense, carry some of the highest profit margins of any product categories.
09/01/2008 - Winning Kiosk Programs
Winning cart and kiosk programs can be fashioned around a wildly diverse choice of product categories.
09/01/2008 - Product Preview: Small Electronics & E-Games
Welcome to September, the time when the hunt for the hottest holiday electronics gifts starts to rev up.
08/01/2008 - Bye Bye Bugs
POST PREMIUM PRODUCTS has introduced Adios Critter, which is made of a blend of non toxic scented OILS. This blend kills ants, cockroaches, silver fish and other harmful insects. As a result, it also eliminates spiders.
07/01/2008 - Nostalgia Reigns At Desperate Enterprises
In his book, "Walden," Henry David Thoreau asked, "Why should we be in such a desperate haste to succeed in such desperate enterprises?
06/01/2008 - Laura's Country Candles Expands
Laura's Country Candles has expanded and moved in both a literal and virtual way. It has relocated to 1141 Lincoln Road in Allegan, MI, and it has also launched a new website at www.laurascountrycandles.com.
03/01/2008 - Something Exciting At Advanced Creations
There is something exciting going on at the Advanced Creations headquarters in Miami, FL.
03/01/2008 - Kiosks Tap Today's Trends
Product categories with enormous appeal to today's consumers tap into two key consumer trends: The need to keep up with technology and advanced communications and the desire to be more fit, youthful, healthy and attractive.
02/01/2008 - Largest ASD Vegas Show
More than 3,100 top exhibitors from around the world will gather in Las Vegas March 2 through 5 for the 2008 ASD/AMD Trade Shows
02/01/2008 - Cool Pain Relief
LONGVIEW FARMS, the world's largest producer of fully refined, 100 percent pure molecular distilled Emu OIL, offers Cool Blue Gel, a proven pain reliever.
02/01/2008 - 2008 Economic Climate
Members of the International Council of Shopping Centers were polled on the challenges and opportunities faced by the retail industry during 2008.
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 - Healing Inhalers
EARTH SOLUTIONS introduces Aromatherapy Scent Inhalers, a series of inhalers that contain blends of essential OILS that are designed to produce a variety of physical and emotional benefits.
12/01/2007 - Gourmet Lip Balm
CRAZY RUMORS introduces all natural gourmet and vegan lip balms. There are 12 in the series, six in different coffee flavors and six in different tea flavors.
11/01/2007 - Night Lite Aroma Lamps
L&V Creations offers a brand new line of exclusive products.
10/01/2007 - Linking Housewares To Foods
Today's specialty food market is vibrant and growing, and it's an opportunity for housewares retailers to grow their business
10/01/2007 - Buy Wise Expands Mix
When Debbie Burks acquired Buy Wise, a wholesale supplier based in Overland Park, KS, in 2000, its product selection was limited to gifts from Guatemala.
09/01/2007 - Growing Dollars From Scents
Spending on pleasing fragrances and scents continues to climb, according to suppliers.
09/01/2007 - Cold Sore Healer
HEALING-SCENTS, a maker of all natural health and beauty aids, introduces Cold Sore Healer. It comes in a lip balm tube and is a beeswax blend of all natural ingredients.
08/01/2007 - Impulse Is Key To Kiosk Sales
Merchandising from a kiosk or cart, more than from an inline mall store, relies on getting attention and stopping passersby in their tracks.
05/01/2007 - Heavenly Body Offers Bulk For Big Savings
Sir Markadoo, the owner of Heavenly Body Products, is shifting a portion of his business to large bulk shipments that give resellers the opportunity for significant markups.
05/01/2007 - Blissfully Barefoot
COOL FEET AND CO. is expanding its line of Down-Unders, which are strapless sandals that adhere to the bottom of the foot.