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03/20/2015 - Annual Toy Fair Once Again a Success
Visitors from all over the world came together to network, buy and display the latest in toys, games and youth entertainment products.
01/01/2013 - New dog and cat product is a sign of a PET owner's love
Ken Cleveland, the owner of KC Creations, is always looking for new products ? and new ways to sell his existing lines. For example, his door and window toppers are fun products in their own right. They consist of PET figurines that sit on the molding of a door or window. However, not all doors and windows have molding, especially in newer houses. So Cleveland came up with a way for all his customers to enjoy the product.
04/01/2012 - Flipo Group - Twenty Years of Innovation
Many people start a wholesale business for extra cash, or to try something new. For Jerry Phlippeau, it was a means for survival.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
12/01/2009 - Shared SSL Certificates vs. Private
A big part of increasing conversion on an ecommerce site involves building trust and credibility with your customers.
11/01/2009 - Zhu Zhu PET Hamsters
NOVELTY GIFT COMPANY distributes Zhu Zhu PET Hamsters, toys that are gaining publicity as this year's Tickle Me Elmo and Cabbage Patch Dolls.
11/01/2009 - Grrr-nola Bars for Dogs
ALL AMERICAN PET BRANDS has introduced a series of Grrr-nola bars, billed as the first meal in a bar for dogs.
10/01/2009 - Recession Proof PET Products
In a downturn economy, people may not feel comfortable spending money on themselves, but at My Shopping Tree, they are finding that possibly for that very reason, sales of personalized PET products are way up.
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 - Building Brands At Kiosks
Just like any retailer, a kiosk or cart vendor that turns their business into a brand, increases the odds of succeeding and even expanding.
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.
08/01/2009 - Dollar Store Items From JKE
JKE ENTERPRISES carries more than 10,000 different items encompassing 31 product categories.
08/01/2009 - Colorful Shains
SHAINSWARE introduces Shains, a collection of fashion accessories that are made of (and packaged in) recycled and recyclable scrap material.
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.
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 - Picking Kiosk Product Winners
While good salesmanship and dedication are essential ingredients to success with kiosks and carts, selecting the right product is critical to attracting attention and making sales.
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.
05/01/2009 - Vapor Water
ARIZONA BEVERAGE COMPANY has introduced Vapor Water, a vapor distilled water infused with a balanced blend of electrolytes.
05/01/2009 - Original Shammy Cloths
NOSTALGIC IMAGES offers The Original German Shammy, which are cloths of rayon that are reusable, machine washable, durable and super absorbent, with the ability to absorb 20 times their weight in water.
04/01/2009 - Website Pays Shoppers
A new social product networking website allows shoppers to earn cash by recommending top products.
04/01/2009 - Dakota Steel Art For Wind Spinners
Wind spinners have come a long way from their origin. In the Thirties, they were called wind twirlers, and were similar to a vertical windmill, in that a single twisted piece of metal was angled into the wind.
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 - Natural Products Expo
Natural Products Expo West/SupplyExpo takes place March 5-8 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA.
02/01/2009 - Frame Photos in Heart Art
UNIQUE FRAMES & DÉCOR offers picture frames that surround a heart shaped center cutout for photos with colorful designs.
12/01/2008 - Partnering With Suppliers
Kiosk and cart vendors always need to carefully evaluate the quality and appeal of products they wish to feature.
12/01/2008 - Bakugan Bandwagon
NOVELTY GIFT COMPANY is a source for Bakugan, the hit TV show that features battle brawler spheres that morph into monsters when rolled, and its accompanying trading card game.
11/01/2008 - 99˘ Only Stores Raise Prices
For the first time since its inception 26 years ago, 99˘ Only Stores is raising its top price to 99.99 cents, an increase of just under a penny. This keeps the chain of 277 stores in four states within the dollar store realm.
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 - Humane PET Harness
iWALKMYDOG.COM has introduced a dog harness that eliminates the need for choke collars while effectively training and walking the animal.
04/01/2008 - Look At Me Shirts
LOOK AT ME SHIRTS began as a line of T-shirts imprinted with sayings developed by two stand up comedians, one of whom is also an artist.
03/01/2008 - Something Exciting At Advanced Creations
There is something exciting going on at the Advanced Creations headquarters in Miami, FL.
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.
02/01/2008 - Great Toys at WholesaleCentral.com
During the recent holidays, online toy sales showcased the fact that this niche's boom a few years ago was no fluke.
02/01/2008 - Flipping Over Flipo
Jerry Philippeau accidentally entered into business while he was a singer/songwriter living in Los Angeles, California.
11/01/2007 - Light Up Your Pup
CPA SYSTEMS INC. introduces PupLight, a collar and LED light designed to make dogs visible to traffic at night.
10/01/2007 - Celebrate Your Dog
Based on the intricate drawings of 70 different dog breeds, SJT Enterprises has enriched its product offerings with a slew of products devoted to man's best friend.
10/01/2007 - Always Time for PETS
POPULAR CREATIONS adds the Faithful Friends collection of animal clocks to its Popular PETS by Popular line.
09/01/2007 - Smarts & Sweat Equal Turnkey Success
Any reliable product supplier to a kiosk or cart program will want a prospective operator to have a business plan for success.
08/01/2007 - Can Hugger
Bill Venezia, entrepreneur and inventor, has invented Can Hugger, a device that lifts the ring on cans with pull tops and also grips the can while it's being opened, keeping fingers and hands out of harm's way.
07/01/2007 - Merchants Set Up Shop at Facebook
Facebook Inc., the online social network with 24 million active users, now allows merchandisers to develop applications that its users can add to their personal pages. Various name brands have already jumped into the fray.
07/01/2007 - Fridge Funnel
SGB INNOVATIONS LLC introduces Fridge Funnel, a handy funnel that allows people to fill big vessels directly from the refrigerator door's water and ice dispenser.
06/01/2007 - Emergency Kits For All
Fifteen years ago, John Tepel, sitting in his living room in the heart of Southern California's earthquake country, established Mayday Industries, a company providing what he describes as, "Little earthquake emergency preparedness kits for schools."
05/01/2007 - PETS Peek Thru Fences
BEST FRIENDS CARE LLC introduces PET Peek, designed for installation into wooden fences, in order to allow dogs to view the passing scene.
04/01/2007 - Wealthy Love Bargains
F. Scott Fitzgerald once said that the rich are different from the rest of us.
04/01/2007 - Jewelry Sparkles on the Web
The jewelry business is much like a diamond: There are so many micro niches and interesting products, this industry appears at least slightly different, whenever you look at it from another angle.
02/01/2007 - Develop Vendor Partners
While an entrepreneur's own energy and resourcefulness are critical to the success of retail kiosk and cart programs, vendor support is also crucial.