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04/01/2013 - Order Fulfillment
In a retail environment where customer loyalty is increasingly rare and customer expectations are higher than ever, merchants should be constantly searching for ways to improve the way they do business. For a retailer or wholesaler who sells online, the struggle to provide excellent value and an ideal customer experience without a physical presence can be difficult. The key to a successful ecommerce channel ultimately hinges on one important area-the warehouse.
11/01/2012 - Conquer eCommerce with Drop Shipping
As online shopping figures continue to swell, entrepreneurial opportunities follow suit, and with the help of reliable drop shippers, running a successful ecommerce or mcommerce business is more obtainable than ever.
10/01/2012 - The Best Apps for Your Business
The slew of promises that comes with many mobile apps approaches productivity from every angle. As business owners find themselves becoming more and more mobile, the curiosity surrounding these collectible tools makes a visit to an iTunes or Android store feel like the grown up version of a trip to the candy shop. Hundreds of thousands of apps are available for iPhone, iPad and Android, with more being added by the minute.
05/01/2012 - Drop Shipping For Retail ROI
E-retail companies and mom and pop shops that want to make more money without the potential of overstock headaches need not look further than drop shipping.
03/01/2012 - Boosting Liquidation Innovation
Boost Liquidation began in late September of 2011 with the intention of doing business in a different way and utilizing innovative methods that would best serve its customers.
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.
08/01/2010 - Bottle Docker
Bottle Docker is a personal bottle beverage carrier, and although it may not be the first, it is one of the most innovative.
12/01/2009 - The Future of Web Video
Video may have killed the radio star, as the old song by the Buggles claims, but today there's growing evidence that video may have static, text-heavy websites in its crosshairs as well.
11/01/2009 - UPS Adds Web Printing Service
The UPS Store chain has launched an Internet service that lets customers design brochures, posters and other materials online, and then have them printed and prepared for pickup at a local UPS Store.
08/01/2009 - Top Housewares Trends
Respecting Generational Divides, Living Within Our Means, the Live In Kitchen, the Green Kitchen, the Wellness Kitchen and Cooking for Fun are the most important trends at work in the consumer marketplace of the future.
05/01/2009 - Pumgo Scooter
LAND SURF INC. introduces Pumgo, a scooter that takes its name from its pump and go operation.
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.
05/01/2009 - Controlling and Reducing Fulfillment Costs
We all know we're in a tough business climate.
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 - Small Electronics
While the economic slowdown has had obvious, far ranging effects on many wholesale and retail sectors, it's actually been a boon for many wholesalers specializing in small electronics.
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 - Retailing to Etailing
Independent retail businesses still without a website are not alone. According to a recent study by research firm, Warrillow & Co., a whopping 59 percent of small businesses do not have a site yet.
01/01/2009 - Buyers Love Kelli's Gifts
One of the many reasons Kelli's Gift Shop Suppliers is so successful is because Mike and Lori Cohen spent twenty years buying for their own 100 or so gift shops before they began selling to others.
12/01/2008 - Vapor Stores
This company carries eight brands of vaporizers, including Vapor Tower, which it designed and manufactures.
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.
11/01/2008 - Swim with Music
FINIS, which specializes in developing technical equipment for water sports and fitness activities, introduces SwiMP3, a waterproof MP3 player.
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 - JCPenney Adds Private Brand
JCPenney Company Inc. has launched a new private label furnishings brand, Dorm Life, aimed to strengthen its back to school offerings, as well as its home categories.
09/01/2008 - Health, Home & Housewares Trends
With the "green" movement leading the way, increasingly conscientious Americans also want to eat better, improve their home environment and escape to the great outdoors.
09/01/2008 - 15,000 Choices and Growing
Web Wholesaler is always interested in a true sensation, and SourcingMap.com certainly meets our criteria. The company's roots formed in 2004, with five guys working part-time, buying through public channels and selling on eBay without a website.
01/01/2008 - The Gas Gripper
Kis Products LLC introduces THE GAS GRIPPER, a personal hands free, gas nozzle clip.
12/01/2007 - Home Depot Targets Women
Home Depot's newest retail laboratory has opened in Charlotte, SC.
11/01/2007 - Optimizing Product Pages For Sales
Usability research from Nielsen Norman Group (E-Commerce User Experience, pg. 26) suggests that there are two primary reasons why website visitors decide not to purchase from a website:
07/01/2007 - Launching New Products
Launching new products can be both an art and a science, and can take on many forms. Some are flashy media events, such as Apple's Steve Jobs introducing the new iPhone.
06/01/2007 - Housewares & Gifts Summer Forecast
June can be an extraordinary month for retailers in terms of finding a fantastic mix of hot products and cool prices.
05/01/2007 - Versatile Walking Stick
SIRIUS COMFORT BODY LLC introduces the StiGuard walking stick, which offers multiple features that add safety and convenience at a touch of a switch.
05/01/2007 - Retailers Court Business
Best Buy Co. Inc.'s recent acquisition of Speakeasy Inc., an independent broadband voice, data and information technology provider, is the company's newest addition to its, "Best Buy for Business Unit."
05/01/2007 - Quality & Service In the Bag At Handbag Express
Barry Herrington retired back in 1999 after three decades in the manufacturing and wholesaling industry, where he was a highly successful designer of underwater spa lighting systems and open heart surgical equipment.
05/01/2007 - Fashionable STORAGE
YAZZII INTERNATIONAL PTY LTD. brings its extensive line of multifunctional fabric organizer and STORAGE systems to the U.S.
02/01/2007 - Storm Survival Kit
UB2B INC. offers, "Storm Sentinel, the Case Just in Case." It contains everything needed to survive blackouts and other emergency
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.
01/01/2007 - Retail Theft Rises
For the first time in four years, the rate of retail loss has increased, according to a new University of Florida retail study.