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2008 Feature Article Archives

 

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December 2008:
High-Flying Sales at HobbyTron.com

HobbyTron.com was founded more than eight years ago as a niche retail provider for enthusiasts of electronic kits. Its founders had planned to start small and grow the business slowly, being careful not to make huge jumps too fast. more...

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November 2008:
Integrity Drives Liquidation Innovation

It is said that necessity is the mother of all invention. This timeless adage certainly proved true for company founder and president Lisa Sperow when she started Madison Avenue Closeouts in 2002. more...

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October 2008:
Mediak Lets the Kids Do the Talking

Earlier this year, Mediak vice president, Junnie Sublett, was working her booth at a fundraising show in San Diego. She was looking to pick up sales leads and generally network at the show. Then something unusual happened. "Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader?" original cast members, Alana and Jacob, were making an event appearance when they wandered within earshot of Mediak's spiritual, educational, fun and original songs. more...

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September 2008:
RedRoller Perfects Shipping & Savings

Just when you thought there were no more great ideas left to be discovered on the Internet, along comes RedRoller. The Stamford, Conn., company serves as a conduit between multiple shipping carriers and its customers, without adding a cent to the shipping cost. The site, www.redroller.com, is a centralized venue for small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs), where they simultaneously manage their shipping needs and save money. more...

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August 2008:
REAL Wholesale Deals from TrademarkCommerce.com

Many wholesale companies offer dropshipping and maintain a claim that they have millions of products. In reality, such a high and vague number of SKUs may really mean that the company is not a true wholesaler. more...

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July 2008:
JSK Computer Services: Buyers' One-Stop Shop

Ieffrey Kodba was a 24-year-old college graduate making use of his diploma working as an IT technician, sharing an apartment with his brother, Joseph, and enjoying his life in Pittsburgh. Everything was smooth-sailing along the scenic City of Bridges, where the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers merge to form the Ohio. more...

June 2008:
Remote Control Zooms Sales

In 1996, unlike his high school freshmen classmates, Kevork "Kev" Kouyoumjian was too industriously preoccupied to care whether or not he was in one of life's awkward stages. He was in the midst of starting a growing business, selling sports collectibles on eBay. more...

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May 2008:
CheapWholesaleJewelry.com Creating An Online Leader

Sometimes you just know early on in a venture how things will work out. From the start, they go very much for or against you. When Summer Guerrieri started planning her online wholesale jewelry business, one of the first smart things she did was look for a URL that would be found easily by wholesale buyers searching on Google. more...

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April 2008:
Turning 10 Cents into $10 in Two Minutes at Tatstore.Com

Kirk Knapp owned and operated a Grand Rapids, MI area investment banking and brokerage business for years, before selling it in 1999. At that time, the idea was to retire early and soak up a ton of rays at a locale in the sunny southwest. more...

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March 2008:
Style & Service Drive Sales At Pacific Link

Years ago, Ron Bryan was managing a mall cart kiosk business in the Atlanta, GA area, when Pacific Link Sunglasses General Manager, David Rice, approached him about joining his company. Bryan had been one of the sunglasses wholesaler's best customers, and over various business talks, Rice recognized a lot of good old fashioned merchandising know-how in the young salesman. The executive knew it was time to move in and make an offer. more...

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February 2008:
Buyers & Sellers Win with Liquidation.com

You might think that a website like Liquidation.com would balk at the suggestion that it is, "the eBay for wholesale liquidations." Considering the comparison, it is a heavy statement. However, the description is right on the money, especially considering how the online auction destination has grown since being founded just a few years ago. Sales for its parent company, more...

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January 2008:
Siezing an Opportunity: Kalan Aquires Funworks

There are times in business when you have to pounce on an opportunity. If not, you may never get the same kind of chance again. Taking advantage of the situation at hand is the essence of success. Few companies in the wholesale industry have been better than Kalan LP at embracing opportunities that suddenly arise. more...

   
   
   
   
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