Trendcasting with PinkTownUSA


PinkTownUSA is a jewelry and accessories wholesaler that specializes in keeping their retailers up to date on the latest styles.

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Tax Reform: What Retailers Need to Know

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For months, President Trump encouraged Congress to have tax reform legislation on his desk by Christmas 2017. The House passed their version of the bill on November 16th; the Senate passed their version on December 2nd.

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Woombie: Keeping Babies Safe from Wean to World


They say invention is born out of necessity. When Karen Barski gave birth to her third child, Bella, she found the tiny Houdini would not sleep through the night in a traditional swaddle. Each night, Bella would unravel her blanket. As a registered nurse with over 20 years of experience, Karen immediately began to worry […]

2018 Spring / Summer Fashion Trends


The U.S. apparel market is valued over $315 billion. After the holiday season dwindles away, apparel sales climb again in March, continuing an upward trajectory until they peak in December.

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Are you Game-Ready? Consumers to Spend $15.3 Billion on Super Bowl

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According to the National Retail Federation, American adults are expected to spend an average $81.17 for a total of $15.3 billion as an estimated 188.5 million people watch the New England Patriots take on the Philadelphia Eagles in the Super Bowl this weekend. According to the annual survey by National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights […]

Does Bitcoin Impact Retail?


The cryptocurrency trade has been on a wild roller coaster over the past few months. Those who have invested in bitcoin and other currencies are holding their breath as values rise and fall at rapid speeds.

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The Merchandise Center: Why Pay Full Wholesale?


At The Merchandise Center (TMC) tradeshows, retailers can find extreme values and name-brand products. The collection of showrooms boasts America’s largest permanent collection of closeout specialists — practically the entire closeout industry under one roof. As American consumers continue to prioritize low prices, it’s important for retailers to find in-demand products at the most competitive […]

Midwest Market Days: Stress-Free Buying

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Retailers from all over the region flock to Chicago for the pleasant service and unbeatable products at Midwest Market Days® order-writing trade shows.

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The Difference Between Multi-Level Marketing and Retail

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Mom and pop shops, specialty retailers and boutiques have served as cornerstones of American communities for over a century. Shoppers like supporting businesses with people they know and trust.

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Jaks Trading: Fun Runs in the Family


“The conception of Jaks Trading is very quaint,” says Scott Stahl co-founder of Jaks Trading.

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