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10/14/2016 - Southern Hospitality at its Best: Smoky Mountain Gift Show
For fifty-one years the Smoky Mountain Gift Show has served the souvenir and gift market. On November 2-5, 2016 it will be returning to the Gatlinburg Convention Center in Gatlinburg, TN.
10/13/2016 - Winter 2017 Philadelphia Gift Show Highlights
The first gift show of the season for Northeast retailers.
10/01/2012 - FLOMO - New Valentines day product line
Seven is a lucky number at FLOMO, a manufacturer and distributor owned by Nygala Corp., with seven of its own factories in operation around the country. Started as a factory-based supplier in 1956, the company won seven national awards for excellence in 2011 and continues to uphold high quality standards.
08/01/2012 - Impulse Gifts Grab Sales
It is easier than ever for retailers to stock up on gift and novelty merchandise in preparation for successful holiday sales. This is because online wholesalers not only stay on top of hot trends and have plenty of popular merchandise available, they also continue to invest in website functionality that enables buyers to quickly see what is new, peruse colorful catalogs, avail themselves of web specials, and place and track orders online.
07/01/2012 - Fortune Products Pioneers
Fortune Products has become a trustworthy name in wholesale during the last 27 years by offering numerous events décor ITEMS, including LED candles, blacklights, police beacons and signals, fantasia fairy lights, and more. These fun tech ITEMS and numerous others can be found at www.fortuneproducts.com, often coming in attractive variations. For instance, the 5" x 5" police beacons can be purchased in green, amber, red, blue and pink, and the blacklights come as light bulbs and fixtures.
06/01/2012 - Email Marketing: 4 Success Factors
Email marketing is a critical component to building any business. Being at the forefront of your customers?, and potential customers? minds, and those of your potential customers, plays a vital role in generating sales.
06/01/2012 - Wholesalers See Big Holiday Season
It's that important time of year again, when independent retailers begin buying holiday season products for their ecommerce warehouses and store shelves. What is going to be hot among Christmas and Hanukkah shoppers in 2012?
04/01/2012 - Global Imports Offers Wholesale Bargains
Global Imports, Inc., selling online at Hunnt.com, is a wholesale and closeout company that provides high quality goods at low prices.
03/01/2012 - Fear, Fun & Profits This Halloween
For most holidays, consumers purchase decorations and merchandise that promote cheer or comfort such as bunnies for Easter, snowmen for Christmas, or a Thanksgiving cornucopia.
03/01/2012 - Drop Shipping by Kole Imports, Part One
Kole Imports has been a successful wholesaler of general merchandise for the past 26 years, growing a solid customer base and building itself into a brand name in the industry.
03/01/2012 - GENCO Marketplace Wins Exclusive Contract to Liquidate Returns for Home Depot
GENCO Marketplace, has won an exclusive contract to liquidate store returns from The Home Depot stores.
01/01/2012 - Facebook Shopping
Facebook users have integrated their pages with third-PARTY apps to show what they read and listen to, where they go, and what they are doing.
10/01/2011 - Grill Topper Leaves a Searing Impression at Retail
Imagine you and your pals work at a foundry. After spending your shift pouring molten metal and hauling heavy loads, you hang out with your friends from the plant.
09/01/2011 - Spring Trends Focus on Value
As the economy is still in a state of recovery, suppliers are working hard to offer deals that will help store owners survive.
06/01/2011 - Leading Holiday Suppliers Offer Trend Advice For Seasonal Success
Just about every retail business gets a vital boost in the final months of the year, but for merchants who specialize in seasonal goods, there's no season like the holiday season.
06/01/2011 - Responding To Customer Needs, Toy Network Continues To Evolve
Responding to a changing marketplace, Toy Network LLC enjoys success as a nimble toy importer.
04/01/2011 - Dropship Business Pushed To The Foreground
The Internet may have allowed a thousand ecommerce flowers to bloom, but wholesale dropshippers are the fertile soil from which many of those merchants have sprouted.
04/01/2011 - Product Comparison Sites Let Retailers Reach Shoppers
As more and more shoppers go online, the chances are slim that any one potential customer even knows your web address, much less wants to shop specifically at your site.
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.
02/01/2011 - Toy and Game Forecast
From radio band helicopters to rubber band bracelets, it is not easy to figure out the next hot toy.
01/01/2011 - Moving To Mobile Ecommerce
Converging trend lines show that the importance of mobile computing and smartphone shopping is beginning to be seen on the retail front.
01/01/2011 - Kalan's Keys to Success
With a successful history of 40 years selling key rings, novelties and more, you might think a wholesaler like Kalan Inc. would be content with a sure winning strategy.
11/01/2010 - Email Etiquette and Disclaimers
Observing the rules of email etiquette can be a quick and painless component of marketing your products or services to existing and prospective customers.
09/11/2010 - Building Online Revenue with Affiliate Programs
"Do you want to make more money?" queried a certain line of infomercials in the 1990s.
08/01/2010 - Christmas & Holiday Preview
Might the nation's cash registers be set jing-jing-jingling again this upcoming holiday season?
07/01/2010 - No Business Like Snow Business
After one of its products became a breakout best-seller, Gift Bliss had to grapple with the challenges of success. While most wholesalers carry a range of products, none would complain if just one of those ITEMS became a hot seller.
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
06/01/2010 - Cracking the Code for Profits
The toy market has always been difficult to gauge. Ever changing fads, not to mention the luxury ITEM status of many toys during tougher economic times
06/01/2010 - Tracking Email Campaigns
In past articles, I showed you how to track various paid search traffic channels using Google Analytics and Google's URL Builder
05/01/2010 - Successful Email Marketing
Many people hearing the term, "email marketing," think of spam cluttering up their inboxes from unwanted (and, unknown) companies, or occasional notes about upcoming sales or coupons that may or may not be relevant to their lives and lifestyles.
05/01/2010 - Sweet Success With Candy Concepts
CandyConceptsInc.com is not just about candy. In fact, candy now accounts for a mere ten to 15 percent of the company's sales.
05/01/2010 - Shopforbags.com Empowers Entrepreneurs
Buying from Shopforbags.com is an excellent way for store owners to stay ahead of their competition, because the company carries sought-after, trendy ITEMS not found anywhere else.
01/01/2010 - SerTop Is On Top
Adam Topping, co-owner of Ser Top, knows three reasons why his customers appreciate ordering customized sweatbands, silicone wristbands and patches from his company.
11/01/2009 - Kiosks Spread Fun
Fun always attracts attention, especially if the source is something novel.
08/01/2009 - Dollar Store ITEMS From JKE
JKE ENTERPRISES carries more than 10,000 different ITEMS encompassing 31 product categories.
07/01/2009 - New ASD East Trade Show
Nielsen Business Media's Merchandise Group, producers of the ASD trade shows, will hold a re-focused show, ASD EAST, September 13-15, 2009 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York.
04/01/2009 - Website Pays Shoppers
A new social product networking website allows shoppers to earn cash by recommending top products.
02/01/2009 - Twisteez Crafts Profits
Twisteez is a product that invites creativity.
12/01/2008 - High-Flying Sales at HobbyTron.com
HobbyTron.com was founded more than eight years ago as a niche retail provider for enthusiasts of electronic kits.
12/01/2008 - E-Tail Marketplaces
Small and mid-sized online merchants who have not experimented with e-tail marketplaces are leaving money on the table.
11/01/2008 - Global Supply Chain Safety
The Internet's positive impact on global supply chain management is undeniable.
10/01/2008 - Fashion Accessories Galore
With the rise of eCommerce, there was much speculation that the segment of online clothing sales was doomed.
09/01/2008 - Healthy Alternative
With the furor over obesity and 'super sizing' spurring a trend toward healthier food and portion control, Mister Snacks, Inc. is perfectly positioned to illustrate the definition of nutrition and value.
09/01/2008 - Early Holiday Web Marketing
While most consumers don't start holiday shopping in earnest until the day after Thanksgiving, online retailers should begin marketing for the season as early as October, according to MarketLive Inc., an eCommerce platform provider.
08/01/2008 - Gaining Customer Confidence For More Sales
The Internet can provide store owners with a wider channel of distribution for their products.
07/01/2008 - White-Hot Holiday Products
Ecommerce has helped the holiday product niche skyrocket over the years, offering more unique, high quality products at increasingly better prices.
07/01/2008 - Buyers Network Speeds Transactions
In addition to all its free and convenient features, WholesaleCentral.com also allows users to utilize a free Buyers Network.
05/01/2008 - The Joy of Accessories
In 1973, Debbie Tierney was selling jewelry and accessories to her hairdresser for extra money, while her husband was at work. She envisioned growth, but nothing more than simply selling to a few more hairdressers and some local shops.
05/01/2008 - Sunglasses & Eyewear Forecast
Sunglasses season is heating up as the weather turns warmer.
03/01/2008 - Sales Popping At PARTY Celebration
PARTY Celebration, a wholesale company that offers a variety of non classified fireworks, was launched in 2001.