Conserving for Profit


Conserving natural resources has become essential for a competitive economy in the 21st century. The economy and environment go hand-in-hand.

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Closeout Central Partners with TMC has been selected as the official wholesale directory of the Transworld Merchandise Center. Closeout Central, established by Sumner Communications Inc. in 1996, is the Internet’s oldest and most respected closeout directory. It is the sister site to the number one Alexa ranked wholesale web directory,, which draws the largest and most diverse audience […]

What Makes Web Retail Tick

Calling ecommerce, “The bright side of retail,” during her keynote address at the 2009 Annual Summit, Sucharita Mulpuru of Forrester Research spelled out six things online retailers have done right. “How is it that web retailers have managed to outperform so many other sectors?” she asked. “The easy answer is that they have lower […]

Convenience Gains On Price

Many consumers are again opting to save time in lieu of money, according to, “The Checkout,” a new study from marketing firms, The Integer Group and M/A/R/C. The research found that by mid year, 28 percent of shoppers describe themselves as, “preferring to spend more if it saves them time.” This compares with just 23 […]

Toys ‘R’ Us Opens Pop Ups

Toys ‘R’ Us Inc. has announced it will set up 350 temporary stores and toy boutiques during the holiday season.

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Fragrances and Scents for High Margins

Mens Fragrance

For centuries, fragrances and scents have been used to establish a mood or change one.

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Martha Partners with Home Depot

The Martha Stewart Living brand of home improvement products is heading for Home Depot. The products will be in select categories, including Outdoor Living, Home Organization and Home Decor. “Our partnership with Martha Stewart is a natural fit. For years, both organizations have been the go to destination for consumers seeking ideas and information regarding […]

Scents from Expanding Beads


SCENTS & MORE has introduced Decojel beads, under its Sermo brand. Decojel consists of tiny beads of a non toxic polymer that expand to 400 times their original size, after soaking in water for about 10 hours.

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Accountant Offers Help

Dashboard Accountants, an outsourced bookkeeping firm based in Salt Lake City, is offering small and mid size businesses an opportunity to get their accounting records cleaned up for free. The free accounting services to be provided will include organization of accounting files (via QuickBooks, Peachtree, etc.), reconciliation of bank and credit card statements, and the […]

Overstock Avenue: New Name & Website

Madison Avenue Closeouts has announced the launch of their new name and website.

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