While the current downturn has certainly changed the economic landscape, it may also have fundamentally altered the behavior of many U.S. consumers, according to a new McKinsey Research study.
The global recession that officially began late in 2007, the worst since the Great Depression, is finally loosening its ugly grip on the economy. In recent interviews with key wholesalers, the overwhelming verdict was that 2010 looks strong for independent retailers, wholesalers, distributors and closeout buyers. Although most of those interviewed were uncertain if Washington, […]
Starting Jan. 7 and continuing through Sunday, the Consumer Electronics Association is bringing the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show to Las Vegas.
Liquidity Services was recognized recently by The Washington Business Journal as one of the 50 Fastest Growing Companies in Greater Washington.
Home Depot has launched a new gift card program that allows shoppers to personalize gift cards online.
Eager to attract retailers, the Philadelphia Marketing Alliance has launched a program to tout the benefits to opening stores in Philadelphia.
According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), the $10 billion business tax refund in the recent unemployment bill will help save retail jobs. The legislation will bring recession plagued retailers and other businesses more than $10 billion in badly needed cash by lengthening the period during which they can “carry back” current losses, to claim […]
The UPS Store chain has launched an Internet service that lets customers design brochures, posters and other materials online, and then have them printed and prepared for pickup at a local UPS Store.
CloseoutCentral.com 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, WholesaleCentral.com, which draws the largest and most diverse audience […]
Toys ‘R’ Us Inc. has announced it will set up 350 temporary stores and toy boutiques during the holiday season.