Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Gloco Accents for Colorful Occasions

March 16, 2017 by mbrophy  
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Gloco Accents is a party and candle specialist founded in 2011 after partners Terry Enepekides and Danny Carbone discovered new color flame candles in China. Brenda Bedard, president of Gloco Accents, tells Merchandiser that shortly after their discovery, “Enepekides and Carbone signed an exclusive worldwide distribution agreement with the patent holder and factory owner to form Rainbow Moments®, a Gloco Accents brand.” Today, the color flame candles are available in tea light and taper varieties, but Gloco’s signature and most popular product... 

L&V Creations: The Original Aroma Lamp

February 23, 2017 by mbrophy  
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Luis and Valerie Santoni, owners of L&V Creations, started their business after Luis retired from a successful career in the satellite TV industry. At the time, aromatherapy was just entering the mainstream market as a popular and widely accepted therapy for stress, pain, anxiety, headaches, and other minor emotional and physical ailments. Luis Santoni saw an opportunity in this new market and didn’t hesitate. He and his wife created the original plug-in aromatherapy essential oil lamps. Their original product comes in many different colorful... 

Heavenly Body Product International: “We Help God’s People Prosper”

February 16, 2017 by mbrophy  
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Heavenly Body, an online retailer and international wholesaler, started in 1994 when Sir Markadoo purchased two dozen t-shirts and printed two religious messages: “Thank You Jesus,” and “Fill My Cup Lord.” A year later, he leased a 700 square foot space and expanded into fragrances, body oils, lotions, and bath and shower gels. Today, Heavenly Body occupies a 10,000 square foot warehouse in Decatur, Georgia. Markadoo attributes his success largely to “providing the best quality products at the best price.” As for his wholesale business,... 

Western Express: New Products for 2017

January 24, 2017 by mbrophy  
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Western Express is a family owned wholesale distributor of country western merchandise. Their low prices and expansive inventory make them a one-stop-shop for many value-priced sellers. Dan Mottsman, co-owner of Western Express, tells Merchandiser that his father started the business in the late 1970′s when western style was experiencing a rise in popularity. Ever since that time, Western Express has experienced slow and steady growth. Much of the company’s success can be attributed the quality, pricing, and convenience of many of their... 

Profit from Holiday Overstock with Direct Liquidation

January 19, 2017 by mbrophy  
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For the retail industry, January means one thing: returns. Though returns are bad news for many box stores, they provide a great opportunity for flea and other value-priced sellers. Customer returns are usually not resold at the original store but are resold to a reverse logistics or liquidation company, which then resells those items at a deeply discounted wholesale rate to other retailers and vendors. Michael Lawrence of Direct Liquidation, says, “We love January. That’s when we get the largest stock of returns all from the holiday season.... 

NY Wholesale Scarves

November 17, 2016 by mbrophy  
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NY Wholesale Scarves is an international supplier of scarves, ponchos, hats, leggings, dresses, and accessories. They offer hundreds of styles in a variety of colors and patterns. Their flagship products are their pashmina scarves. Pashmina is a high quality, fine-knit fabric that is silky to the touch. Pashmina fabric is known for its warmth and wrinkle resistance.   Shirley Ye, of NY Wholesale Scarves, says that their solid pashmina scarves are best sellers year round. This season, NY Wholesale Scarves has added a blanket scarf to their collection.... 

Miracle CBD Products

November 1, 2016 by mbrophy  
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Now more than ever, people are turning to natural treatments to manage chronic pain, illness, and to live a healthier lifestyle.  Cannabidiol, also known as CBD, is one of the newest popular substances in the health market. David Zeuner of Miracle CBD, explains, “CBD comes from the cannabis family of plants.” The active chemical in CBD is one of the largest components of the hemp plant, whereas tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, is associated with other members of the cannabis plant family. However, unlike THC, CBD is not psychoactive. Because of... 

All Star Wholesalers: Family Operated Reverse Logistics

August 4, 2016 by mbrophy  
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All Star Wholesalers offers pallets and truckloads of reverse logistics merchandise from eighteen different department stores. Their products include general merchandise, housewares, toys, bedding, rugs, electronics, furniture, and more. Merchandise is sourced from surplus, overstocks, liquidations, shelf pulls, and closeouts. Family owned and operated since 2005, All Star Wholesalers “Treat all our customers with the respect, honesty, and kindness everyone deserves,” says co-owner Lora Hess. “We offer customers the ability to visit our... 

Closeout Pet: “Where the Price is Always Nice”

July 14, 2016 by mbrophy  
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Matt McCord, founder of Closeout Pet, has been in the pet supply business since 1986. His company was originally founded as a retail chain. In addition to operating retail stores, McCord has recently branched out into the closeout business. “Pet closeout items were always difficult to find,” explains McCord. Having been in the business for a long time, McCord utilized his connections to set up a wholesale operation to offer pet supply closeouts to other vendors. “We put the dots together to help serve sellers like ourselves,” says McCord. Now,... 

Sleep Soundly with All That Jazz Memory Foam and Bamboo Products

June 15, 2016 by mbrophy  
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All That Jazz is an importer, manufacturer and wholesaler of apparel, bedding, blankets and licensed products. New for this summer, All That Jazz is releasing adjustable shredded memory foam pillows and waterproof bamboo mattress protectors. “People have been cooped up all winter,” explains All That Jazz founder and owner Anu Sahni. “Summer is a great time for new products and linens because people want to go outside to touch, test, and buy their products. They have done a lot of Internet shopping over the winter and now shoppers can go and... 

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