INDEPENDENT RETAILER magazine is now the official news outlet for Wholesale Central visitors.
Each monthly issue is packed with new product ideas, supplier profiles, retailing news, and
business strategies to help you succeed.
See new articles daily online at IndependentRetailer.com.
Mar 01, 2010
Most Internet users use search functions many times a day, whether they're looking for information on a general topic
Feb 01, 2010
How do you measure the success of your company's website? Receiving reports on how many users clicked on the site is a fairly basic way.
Dec 01, 2009
A big part of increasing conversion on an ecommerce site involves building trust and credibility with your customers.
Nov 01, 2009
The next 50 years of the Internet will be dominated by the phenomenon known as social networking.
Sep 01, 2009
WholesaleCentral.com, the internet's leading directory of wholesalers and wholesale products, has reached a new milestone of 600,000 items for sale.
Jun 01, 2009
In the early days of WholesaleCentral.com, buyers were constantly asking us where they could find specific products.
Apr 01, 2009
As a retailer, you are always on the lookout for new products and new suppliers.
Mar 01, 2009
Just last Wednesday, I spent an entire session of my online reputation management workshop explaining how to manage negative product reviews, and increase the positive ones.
Mar 01, 2009
Moving customers through the checkout process effectively is a critical element toward closing any sale online.
Jan 01, 2009
CloseoutCentral.com is the web's premier location for buyers looking for the latest closeout offerings from America's leading closeout and liquidation sources.
Oct 01, 2008
There is no marketing medium that has better ROI potential than email. Utilizing email marketing requires diligence, however, because there are a handful of minefields one may encounter.
Sep 01, 2008
In this Internet era, sifting through all the available online marketplaces and search engines to find a wholesale supplier can be extremely time-consuming.
Aug 01, 2008
Some retailers and wholesalers are still using their websites as more of an online catalog than an ecommerce engine and it is a shame to see them leaving so much money on the table.
Jul 01, 2008
In addition to all its free and convenient features, WholesaleCentral.com also allows users to utilize a free Buyers Network.
Jun 01, 2008
Have you ever stepped back, looked at your website, scratched your head and wondered, "I think my site looks good, so why is it not generating sales?"
May 01, 2008
Vertical search engines are continuing to grow in popularity because they only show the results that are relevant to a marketer's product needs.
Apr 01, 2008
What can be more frustrating then selling your products to a credit card thief? The lawful owner of the card will likely eventually get reimbursed, but you will be left without your product and with a negative tally on your ledger.
Mar 01, 2008
When sourcing wholesale merchandise, where do emarketers find the best products and prices for items being made in the U.S.A, China and other manufacturing markets?
Jan 01, 2008
For over ten years, CloseoutCentral.com has been the leading online marketplace for buying and selling closeout merchandise, and it just keeps getting better.
Nov 01, 2007
"Vertical search." You have probably heard the term thrown around, and you might have even used it.