Miami Children’s KidzStuff™ is a line of doctor designed children’s wellness products, from innovative infant nail trimmers to clothing that eliminates insect bites. The visionary behind KidzStuff is Dr. Narendra Kini, president and CEO of Miami Children’s Hospital.
November 2013 Issue
With winter drawing near, many retailers are busy filling their shops with precut apparel, from clothes and jackets to boots and shoes. This year it is all about being stylish and chic, as well as comfy and cozy. From teal skinny jeans to animal printed scarves, fashion suppliers are offering an array of merchandise in the hottest colors, styles and fabrics.
While sitting in traffic, drivers often find themselves behind construction and freight trucks. Besides the company name and telephone number, they might not notice much about the company. However, if a truck displayed a bold QR code on the back of the vehicle below the phone number, it might attract a little more attention. A QR, or Quick Response, code is a barcode that provides rapid access to information through a smartphone app.
North Gate Silver Inc. wholesales an extensive line of .925 sterling silver jewelry, including charms, chains and necklaces, earrings, bangles and bracelets, CZ rings for men and women, and engagement rings and wedding bands. Many items are available in the micro pave style. The company owners have deep product and industry knowledge, having been in the wholesale jewelry business since 1977, and offer retailers the most popular traditional and trending styles.
Retail payment solutions can and should be optimized to the needs of each individual business. Todd Robinson, VP of Marketing for North American Bancard, a full service payment solutions provider, recently spoke with Independent Retailer magazine about the range of small business payment products such as credit, debit, EBT, and gift and loyalty cards, available to help indie retailers support and grow their businesses.
Sign waving mannequins from SignDolls.com are today’s surprising alternative to live sign spinners. These lifelike and life size dolls can be placed in or around a business, holding a full color sign with a targeted advertisement, rain or shine. Sign waving dolls reduce advertising costs as well as employee management hassles, and inspire customers to do a double take and stop into a merchant’s store.
We have all heard the sensational proclamations that email is dead, but that is simply not the case. Regardless of what new technology makes its debut, email is alive and kicking, and has consistently ranked as one of the most popular behaviors among online adults for the last decade. According to the Pew Research Center, 92 percent of online adults use email today. Over time, online adults have increased their daily email use from 49 percent in 2002 to more than 60 percent today.
The Beadery® has been manufacturing plastic beads for crafts, jewelry, toys and industrial applications in its Rhode Island factory since 1932. As a leader in plastic beads, acrylic rhinestones, cabochons, acrylic mirrors, decorative flower and leaf beads, pony beads and more, the firm wholesales items in bulk and packaged for retail sales.
Save-A-Cell dries and recovers smartphones and other small electronic devices if they are submerged in water or splashed with a liquid. “We all know that electronics and water do not mix,” states Bardi Toto, owner of Xceptional Marketing Solutions, the firm that distributes the product. “I have seen very expensive electronic devices, including iPhones, get ruined from even small amounts of liquid.
Fashion accessories attract customers of all ages, men and women alike. They are the perfect products to display for impulse buys, and to increase profits in your retail store. The challenge is keeping up with trends that will sell, and to provide customers with a selection of interesting items that appeal to different age groups and fashion tastes.