Independent Retailer and Web Wholesaler Magazines Merge

Sumner Communications - 25 years

Sumner Communications, Inc. is thrilled to announce the merger of our publications, Web Wholesaler Magazine and INDEPENDENT RETAILER, to form a single, strong and comprehensive monthly magazine and website. The new INDEPENDENT RETAILER will continue to feature the vital wholesale business news and product information that store owners depend upon, and will now include the […]

Independent Retailer Magazine Debuts Striking New Design

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Sumner Communications’ trade publication now delivers essential industry information in a distinctive, glossy look. [Read more]

Sumner Communications Announces ASD Winner!


Wholesale industry leader Sumner Communications announces the winner of a new iPad at the recent ASD Las Vegas trade show. [Read more]


Sumner Communications, the largest publisher of business magazines and websites serving independent retailers nationwide, today announced that Cover, the leading trade monthly for independent retail store owners, has been renamed, Independent Retailer, effective with the October, 2010 issue. Publisher, Woody Sumner, noted, “We selected the name, Independent Retailer, to more accurately describe and identify both […]