A GUIDE TO BUYING RETURNED AND EXCESS MERCHANDISE

What to look for when sourcing returned an excess merchandise.

(aka: how small store owners and resellers can bank on the busts of retailers and manufacturers)

Around $440 billion worth of merchandise is returned each year – a lot of which can’t go back on the shelves. But one retailer’s headache is another’s opportunity, […]

DISCOUNT CODE - LIMIT TIME ONLY

Just passing along an opportunity to save!!!

Below is the email we received from Skip McGrath, if you are not familiar with his website, works or resources you should be.  Right now he is providing a special discount code for subscribers to his newsletter, we are happy to pass this along to you.  This is […]

Batten down the hatches – Black Friday is coming!

Some are starting to smile while others cringe…here it comes again, Black Friday.

Referred to as the creme de la creme of buying and selling, and it’s only a week away.

Adobe’s Digital Index shows that last year’s Black Friday set the bar high, with consumers spending $2.4 billion online, an almost 24% increase from the prior year. […]

Veterans Day: 5 ways to serve those who have served

On November 11, we honor the brave men and women who have given so much of themselves by serving our country, risking their lives to protect all our hard fought freedoms.

There are many ways to give back to these heroes, here are just 5 small ways to start.

1: Simply say THANK YOU. This […]

International Orders - Good or Bad?

 

Processing International Orders – Use Caution

International fraud is a growing global phenomenon. The threat of fraud can come from anywhere in the world, and the proceeds of fraudulent transactions can be spirited away across borders, requiring lengthy, costly and complex processes to repatriate stolen funds.

There will always be those who take advantage […]

What good is a deal if no one is taking advantage?

As business owners we do a lot to prepare for the Holiday Buying Season. Stocking up on the latest and hottest products, offering year end deals and specials…the list goes on and on. None of these things matter if you are not being found, without new buyers to purchase stock we are sunk. What good […]

Black Friday is COMING on Thursday ?

For many shoppers Black Friday represents the absolute best opportunity to grab the season’s hottest deals.  The chaos and melee that ensues upon the doorstep of big box retailers each and every year is just par for the course, some might say they look forward to the battle within the isles.  Black Friday is something […]

ASD Trade Show to Welcome Independent Retailer Conference to March 2014 Show

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

ASD Trade Show to Welcome Independent Retailer Conference to March 2014 Show

Geneva, IL (September 3, 2013) – The nation’s largest consumer merchandise trade show, the ASD Show, will welcome the nation’s only conference dedicated entirely to independent retailers, the Independent Retailer Conference, to their March 16-19, […]

Facebook and YOUR Business

With the popularity of social media continuing to grow, businesses have cultivated new ways of communicating and connecting with their customers.  Do it right and enjoy instant feedback and benefits, do it wrong and you could be wasting lots of valuable time and effort.

So how do you know what’s right and wrong in this […]

NIELSEN ACQUIRES SPORTS LICENSING & TAILGATE SHOW

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACTS:

Elizabeth Wolf, elizabeth.wolf@nielsen.com, 646.654.5825

Liz Crawford, liz.crawford@nielsen.com, 949.226.5746

NIELSEN ACQUIRES SPORTS LICENSING & TAILGATE SHOW

AND TAILGATING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION NEW YORK, NY – January 2, 2013 – Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NYSE: NLSN), a leading global provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy, today announced it […]

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