Web Wholesaler Magazine
2006 Feature Article Archives
of everything from lawn décor to baby clothes, Triple-A
batteries to lingerie, are predicting strong finishes in 2006,
which has already recorded double-digit growth. more...
consistency, value and innovation propell Stockwell Greetings upward.
Greetings principal & chairman, John Fenwick, constantly
hears customers talk about the price of his company’s full
line of greeting cards. But, of course, they are not complaining
about paying just 19 cents per card for the ultra attractive
Past Looks Bright at Nostalgic Images
at Nostalgic Images didn’t build the firm into a leading
wholesaler of collectible vintage styled metal signs by sticking
their fingers into their ears. Quite the contrary, the company
has built its thriving business upon the principle that when
customers talk, they listen. Not just some of the time, but always. more...
Success Smells Sweet At Designer Fragrances
has a catch phrase he likes to use when touting his fragrance
and cologne lines: “You’ll love the way you smell.
I guarantee it.” No, it’s not the most original pitch.
And so the forthright owner of Designer Fragrances Inc. readily
admits it’s a play
on the well known Men’s Wearhouse ads. But the line does
not have to be original, it just has to work, and it has. Sales
at Designer Fragrances have been growing by 100 percent annually
over recent years. more...
If Mediak LLC
executives Charles and Junnie Sublett didn't already know that
they were onto something good with their line of Kids Personalized
Music CDs, five staunch businesswomen at a British trade show
squashed all doubt. Charles Sublett was demonstrating to them
the Mediak catalog of fun, educational and spiritual tunes for
To The Sun
the idea of taking risks almost seems genetic. Most of our ancestors
risked life and limb to come to this country in order to better
themselves. That’s where we all come from. It’s in
our DNA. more...
Myron Soslow, the dynamic leader of Kalan LP, grew up a child
of the 1960s. Like many young men of his generation, he wore his
hair longer then. And his free time was more important to him in
those years immediately after high school than were rapid accomplishments
in either college or business. more...
Zip Zap Sees The Light
Robert Washburn was in the middle of a Tae Kwon Do practice six
years ago when a novel idea interrupted his kicking, blocking and
punching drills. He was suddenly hit with the notion that lighted
juggling sticks could bring big time attention to his training
club's public exhibitions. more...
Retailers of all sizes
all sizes have never had as many buying options as they do now.
The Internet has matured substantially over the years, and has
become a dynamic marketplace for merchants looking to fill their
needs for apparel, electronics, gifts, jewelry, and novelties
among many other categories. more...
vs. Brick and Mortar
successful retailers want to grow. But how many want
to own a brick and mortar retail operation these days,
especially if they are already enjoying the efficiencies
and clean room advantages of an online
retail presence? more...