mCommerce: Adapt or Die

Eric Leuenberger

Shoppers are quickly moving to mobile commerce, or mcommerce, with more than 50 percent of U.S. consumers saying they plan to use smartphones or tablets to make purchases over the Internet, according to research giant Nielsen. In addition, research firm Canalys notes that, in 2011, for the first time ever, shipments of smartphones (487.7 million) […]

Video For Your Website: Tactics to Build Online Sales


By Darcie King Ten years ago, it was rare for online wholesalers and retailers to have video on their websites, and those that did incorporate it into their online marketing plans were considered innovative. Now, if you ask a room full of business owners if they have video on their websites, at least half will […] Launches, Supercharges the Buy Local Movement

Goliath Falls launches

Sumner Communications, Inc. launched, a unique directory that showcases America’s locally owned independent businesses, thus bolstering the “Buy Local” movement that has been gaining momentum in recent years. [Read more]

Custom Thermometers & More

Heritage America by Morco

Heritage America by Morco, the retail arm of Morco Advertising Products, has made a business out of finding new ways to present everyday items, particularly thermometers. [Read more]

Blank Stuff Tees & Magnets

Blank Stuff Tees & Magnets

Printed bumper stickers and tee shirts with with fill-in-the-blank areas that allow you to express your own opinion. [Read more]

Piece of the Beach Plaster Kits

Beach and Nature Company

Beach and Nature Company makes handcrafted beach ornaments and kits for customers interested in making their own ornaments. [Read more]

Boost Fuel Saver

Boost Fuel Saver

When added to gasoline or diesel fuel, Boost Fuel Saver increases fuel economy up to 10 percent or more. [Read more]

SizeUp & Beat the Competition

SizeUp business services

SizeUp is a free business intelligence tool, created especially to help brick and mortar shop owners assess and grow their businesses. [Read more]

Footwear Profits From Star Bay

Star Bay footwear

Star Bay has over 500 items on display in its showroom, and its styles typically retail for up to three times wholesale price. [Read more]

Supplier Profile: E-Z Luggage

E-Z Luggage in 15th Year

Sherman Tao came to the U.S. from China to attend school, and on his journey it was impossible for him to ignore the sheer volume of tourists and travelers. With 45 million people on the road and in the air, Tao saw a business opportunity in the luggage industry, and launched E-Z Luggage in 1998. [Read more]