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Leading Internet Wholesale Source Surpasses 700,000 Product Milestone

Mar 1, 2012 (, the Internet's leading directory of wholesalers and wholesale products, has surpassed the 700,000-item mark in its one-of-a-kind product database, the Wholesale Power Search. This new milestone breaks the product record and asserts Wholesale Central's position as the Internet's ultimate sourcing marketplace for buyers of wholesale merchandise.

The Wholesale Power Search, an exclusive sourcing tool developed by, searches the product offerings from the qualified wholesale suppliers listed on Wholesale Central. This means that buyers using this tool are searching directly in the online storefronts of over 1,400 wholesalers from one convenient search box. This innovative tool, along with Wholesale Central's distinction as the Internet's first and oldest wholesale directory, has kept buyers coming back for all their wholesale sourcing needs since 1996.

Scott Sumner, CEO of's parent company, Sumner Communications, observed, "With over 700,000 products, buyers and sellers of wholesale merchandise recognize as the industry leader. Buyers come to Wholesale Central with absolute confidence that they will fulfill all of their sourcing needs in one place. Our wholesalers value the increased volume of business they generate as a result of their presence on"

The continually growing number of quality wholesale sources in the Internet's oldest and largest wholesale product directory secures over half a million unique visits to the site each month. Wholesalers who include their products in the Wholesale Power Search have an unparalleled opportunity to exponentially increase their exposure and reach to an audience of active buyers. With continuing innovation and extensive product offerings in over 50 major merchandise categories including Apparel, Fashion Accessories, Jewelry, General Merchandise and Novelties, Wholesale Central commands top organic search rankings in all the major search engines, solidifying its position atop of the wholesale buying and selling industry.

Wholesale Central is a product of Sumner Communications, Inc., publisher of monthly trade magazines, directories, and web sites serving the wholesale merchandise buying and selling industry since 1988. The company's mission is to maintain its position as the number one online and print resource for the general merchandise industry, and to facilitate sales of wholesale products such as apparel, jewelry and novelties, with independent retailers, drop shippers, closeout distributors, e-commerce retailers and online auction dealers.

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