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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.
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 - 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.
04/01/2012 - Back-to-School Online
While kids are currently counting down to the first day of summer vacation, retailers are already merchandising for the new school year, filling their stockrooms with the essentials and the forecasted must-haves.
09/01/2011 - Historical Parchment Replicas
People interested in the culture and events of the past, frequently visit battle sites, interactive exhibits and museum IMAX movies
10/01/2010 - Jewelry & Watches Rebound
Time may indeed heal all wounds, as the old saying goes, if the recent performance of the jewelry and watches segment of the economy is any indicator.
10/01/2009 - Things that Go Splat!
KAMHIWORLD introduces, "Splat Attack," a series of six different squishy, water filled creatures and designs that splat when thrown on a flat surface, and then quickly morph back into their original form.
10/01/2009 - Kiosks Rev Up for Christmas
What is true for every retailer is equally true, if not more so, for kiosk and cart vendors: the need to make the most of the holiday season.
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 - Smoking Without Fire
SMOKE ANYWHERE introduces two forms of an electric cigarette.
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 - Twisteez Crafts Profits
Twisteez is a product that invites creativity.
02/01/2009 - CSB and the Ex Factor
As CSB Commodities celebrates its 35th anniversary, it is also applauding a whole new line of unique products based on its groundbreaking, "The Ex," a knife holder in the shape of a human form.
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.
12/01/2008 - Swiss Watches for All Buyers
SwissOutpost.com, a carrier of high - end Wenger watches, is one of only two companies in the U.S. privileged to sell products on the Internet that are made by Victorinox Swiss Army.
11/01/2008 - CSB Offers Sizzling Housewares
Over three decades, Bob Schmeizer, joined later by his son, Scott, built CSB Commodities Inc. into a prosperous wholesaler of housewares.
08/01/2008 - Toys & Novelties for Fun & Profits
Fun is never out of style. It reaches across all geographic regions and every demographic, and people pay for it, regardless of the economy.
08/01/2008 - PENS Carry Messages
RIGHT THOUGHT PENS from The Greeting PEN Company don't just write messages, they carry messages on their sides.
07/01/2008 - Vendors Profit From Quigley MD
In setting up a kiosk or cart program, it pays to get advice from experts.
05/01/2008 - Pet First Aid
RAYCO INTERNATIONAL LTD. has developed the ultimate survival kit for dogs. Called the AKC Pet First Aid Kit, it was designed in association with and licensed by the American Kennel Club.
05/01/2008 - Illuminating Art
LEVY TRADING introduces Magic Draw, a kit that consists of a 15 by 12 inch special drawing pad, a special two sided PEN that draws with light, and two stencils. All come in an easy to carry, durable plastic envelope.
04/01/2008 - Shine With Bright Products
Good times or bad, people respond to products and services that give them a personal and psychological boost.
02/01/2008 - Toy Wonders: Titans of Toys
Toy Wonders, the family owned and operated company, began in Taiwan four generations ago as a toy exporting business.
10/01/2007 - Gift Giant Joins Santa's PEN
Although kiosks and carts are increasingly present all year long, they swell by double digit proportions during the fourth quarter holiday season, propelled by none other than Santa.
10/01/2007 - Five Business Burdens
There are very few entrepreneurs who would trade owning their own business for anything in the world.
08/01/2007 - Coleman Fish PEN
TELEBRANDS introduces Fish PEN, a Coleman brand fully functional fishing rod that is the size of a writing PEN and looks like one, too.
05/01/2007 - Purse Pleaser
PURSE PLEASER invented its signature product as a solution to the difficulty of finding things quickly in a woman's purse.
05/01/2007 - Blinking Cell Phones
CELLULAR JEWELRY utilizes a patented technology that can detect a radio frequency in the air and convert what would be a cell phone ring into a blinking light. The company currently offers this technical capability in bracelets and PENS.
04/01/2007 - Retractable Steel Leash
BRANDY'S CANADIAN IMPORTS introduces Back2Me, a retractable steel leash that can hold any and all of the small items that clutter pockets and purses, and get lost in the clutter.
02/01/2007 - Solid Year For Online Toy Sales
A survey of online toy wholesalers and retailers reveals a good but not great year in 2006, and promising prospects for '07.