Now is the time for retailers to stock up on winter and holiday socks, essential items that virtually every consumer needs. Alabama Wholesale Socks specializes in and manufactures a vast line of socks for men, women and children, at its 36,000 square foot facility in Sylvania, AL.
October 2013 issue
The Double Stax is a reusable two tote bag system that can carry the contents of 12 reusable bags, and is easily collapsible for storage. The versatile unit has multiple uses, including shopping bag, picnic basket, car organizer and storage unit. Double Stax’s two totes together hold up to 80 pounds.
Card games have been a favorite pastime for generations, bringing families and friends together for big enjoyment at little cost. Random Rummy12 is a new card game, created by family owned and operated Krazy Kinfolk LLC, for players ages ten and up.
agle Trade, formerly American Eagle Trade Group, has refreshed its image and updated its website, while preserving the company’s 25 year history of providing quality and affordable American fashions to the world. Eagle Trade stocks an inventory of America’s most popular brands, styles and sizes, because it has exclusive contracts with large U.S. department stores.
Independent Retailer magazine recently spoke with Rob Caskey, VP of Marketing and Direct Sales for Liquidity Services’ Retail Supply Chain Group, which includes the Liquidation.com and Secondipity.com marketplaces. Caskey oversees all marketing, branding and customer acquisition activities for these marketplaces, as well as leading the direct sales division.
Options abound this season for indie retailers to profit from fashion accessories. Whether you are looking for the trendiest hip-hop crosses and pendants, reflective or name drop bracelets, royal themed bags or wallet-like cell phone cases, there is something for everyone in today’s trending styles.
Retailers need to look for ways to increase sales and margins, and one good option is opening price-point merchandise. Opening price-point merchandise in a general merchandise/variety store fills a void between in-line programs and promotional merchandise, without jeopardizing sales.
Hi-Dow International manufactures portable, hands-free personal electro-therapy devices, known as TENS (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation) units, that relieve acute and chronic pain. TENS therapy has been prescribed by doctors, physical therapists and chiropractors for decades.
Topper Liquidators is a family-owned operation that sells numerous types of closeout and liquidated merchandise, the vast majority of which is new. Liquidation is a process whereby the merchandise in a warehouse or store needs to be quickly distributed for various reasons. Often the business is closing, changing product lines or is in bankruptcy, and wants to liquidate its entire stock at one time, rather than having a drawn out sale.
You’ve Been Framed is a new, turnkey concept in licensed sports and print on demand products. Available from iDNA for all college and professional teams, the cart and kiosk program includes framed jersey stitch, letter art, sports hangout and locker room prints.