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Google Shopping Increases OmniChannel Efforts

May 24th, 2019

Google plans to take back some of the market shares from Amazon with the new “revamped” Google Shopping, Retail Dive reports. The search engine already allows users to compare product prices across merchants in their area. Although now this spans...

  • Great Place to Stay: Sheraton Jiaozhou Hotel in ChinaJuly 11th, 2012Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. recently announced the opening of the Sheraton Jiaozhou Hotel, the first Sheraton hotel, and the first hotel managed by Starwood Hotels & Resorts, in the new district of Jiaozhou, near Qingdao City in Shandong...
  • Gain an advantage at trade shows with superior market intelligenceJuly 8th, 2012It is often said, “A failure to plan is a plan to fail”.  While attending a wholesale merchandise show is a fantastic way to find and source new products, without some market intelligence, you could be flying blind.  Last season’s...
  • Tablets for Fun, Laptops for WorkDecember 2nd, 2011Google’s Mobile Ads Blog revealed some interesting research that indicates tablets play the role of a third digital screen in consumers’ lives, filling the gap between desktops and smartphones. Because of questions about exactly how consumers use their tablets, Google explored tablet search trends to find the answers to a number of questions.
  • BULQ.com | Name Brands – Manifested Lots | All Product Categories from the USAs Largest RetailersView lots online or email help@bulq.com » Lots starting around $100, now available in cases, pallets and multi-pallets! Product Categories include Office Supplies, Computers & Electronics, Home & Garden, Apparel & Accessories, Toys, General Merchandise.
  • A Strong Holiday Retail Biz UpdateDecember 21st, 2010Only a few days remain in the race to the finish line, as the holiday season of 2010 comes to a close. It's been a rapid and sometimes turbulent journey thus far, with a number of retailers reporting everything from positive numbers to dismal figures, and everything in between. Here is a look at what we can expect to see as the final lap looms ahead, and an overwhelming number of businesses are already declaring a victory.
  • The Early 2010 Holiday Rush for Bargain-Hunting is Officially OnNovember 27th, 2010Big holiday savings are the name of the game, and shoppers this year have begun responding to the early deals that began appearing as soon as Thanksgiving Day this year. More than a few retailers have extended their holiday shopping hours, in the hopes of catching consumers who want to avoid the holiday rush that is typically a part of the shopping experience. The game is on... and the outcome could spell the end of Black Friday as we knew it.
  • Finding the Most Influential Sources for Teenage Girls Shopping OnlineNovember 22nd, 2010While much has been said about the rising numbers in the male demographic for online spending this year, little has been covered in the area of their female counterparts. In particular, the younger, more “switched on” teenage market segment of the female consumer population has attracted a great deal of interest from Internet marketers everywhere, as they continue to spur a growing trend in mobile buying power that was perhaps unexpected.
  • The Powerful Role of Customer Product ReviewsNovember 12th, 2010For a long time, customer product reviews have played a very critical role in both the world of manufacturing, and the entire industry of retail. From quality inspections, to in-store surveys and “mystery shoppers,” these forms of feedback have shaped the entire business on every level. However, while the data is sometimes used correctly, it is often misapplied in real-world scenarios. In fact, one of the biggest drains on retail marketing spending is the constant search for the next buying trigger, but when the wrong analytics are used in determining them, it's money poorly spent. Sometimes the best approach is to retrace the steps that were taken, and look at information with a more commonsense approach, especially as online shopping becomes more prevalent.
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  • Men Leading the Pack in Mobile Spending for 2010 as Holiday Season ApproachesNovember 10th, 2010Long considered the somewhat silent and highly impatient demographic of the retail world, men have come around in full force within an environment that they have proven themselves to be quite comfortable inside of. This place is called the Internet, and it's become even more of a viable attraction for retail marketers to home in on the buying habits of tech-savvy consumers who want to make the most of an interface that allows them to make the least of the shopping experience.
  • Product Availability is a Top Priority for SellersNovember 3rd, 2010Research is showing that the buyer environment is picking up steam, and with rising potential to cash in on the frenzy of increased consumption during the holiday sales season of the year, there is a growing concern for whether retailers and wholesalers are prepared to handle the demand of their customers. Being unable to produce the goods is not an option, and there should be some planning in place to assure customers that they will get what they want, when they want it.
  • Sink or Swim: Buying and Selling Sales Trends for This SeasonNovember 13th, 2009Here it comes... the worst buyer and seller climate in about 70 years, and it will be over before we know it. Are you getting your last-minute items checked off on your list? What can you do to make sure you're paying attention to the trends and forecasts of what the consumer public will be looking for in 2009? In this article, I'll get into some of the little points that make the difference when trying to tie it all together... and make this a Black Friday to celebrate!
  • TopTen Tips to Increase Your Online Holiday SalesOctober 23rd, 2009While everyone's scrambling around trying to get the best deals in town, you should be offering it to them! Wholesale and retail specialists everywhere can make the most of the confusion, as long as you become the one place for shoppers to take a rest, and cool their heels. Are you streamlining and optimizing your site for the best shopping experience, or will customers drop in... and quickly drop out without clicking the 'buy' button? Read the story to see what you can do to increase your online holiday sales...
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  • TopTen Report: Security During Insecure TimesOctober 1st, 2009Safety is always a concern for anyone doing business on the Internet... but sometimes it goes beyond simply offering the best encryption and financial services. A feeling of security comes in awfully handy during the pre-shopping and shopping phase, and definitely makes a difference as to how large the amount of the purchase can become. Competition is becoming fierce these days, as the wholesale gurus know that getting consumers to make their choice is now virtual playing field that spans more variables than ever before. Read on to see some data I've put together for you, as you continue to build trust with your customers, one sale at a time...

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Top Three Reasons Buyers Don’t Miss ASD Market Week

March 10th, 2020

If you are in the wholesale buying business, you might have already heard of ASD Market Week. It’s the tradeshow that takes place every summer and spring in Las Vegas. It’s also the largest consumer merchandise buying show in the...