CHRISTMAS AND HALLOWEEN SEASONS HAVE ARRIVED TO THE WHOLESALE INDUSTRY!

Once upon a time, in the midst of a heat wave, there was an industrial city where gorgeous garlands, detailed ornaments, unique stockings, eye-catching outdoor and indoor decorations, and stunning trinkets of all wholesale Christmas sorts adorned the long stretches of aisles inside Four Seasons’ Vernon showroom. Yes, it’s time! Sounds like we’re getting ahead […]

WITH CHEAP WHOLESALE PRICES, AND MORE CUSTOMERS HITTING DOLLAR STORES AND DISCOUNT STORES, RETAILERS ARE GROWING FEARLESS!

Now although consumers aren’t pinching pennies when it comes to spending on Father’s Day, NRF surveys shows that consumers are in fact being frugal in every other aspect because of sky-rocketing gas prices. At least 44.8% consumers surveyed said they would simply drive less. ‘”Consumers will be looking for retailers that provide the best return […]

If in Trouble, Increasing to More Than $1 Might do the Trick.

Has your dollar store reached a slump? Or are you often times not breaking even? Is the ever-increasing rise of inflation pulling the proverbial rug from under you? If you find yourself in this situation (and trust us it is very common) perhaps adding a section of items over $1.00 might help. Defeats the purpose […]

TIP FOR OPENING (OR IMPROVING) YOUR STORE.

We are sure that when you opened up (or if you’re opening) a store you had a target customer in mind. Middle-class? Single? Hipsters? Male or Female? Whoever it may be always think about your target customer and continue to build your store around them. Because remember: you can’t be all things to all people. […]

Starting a Business

Entrepreneur: Startup » There's a Problem With Every One of Your Long-Term Plans Posted 16 hours ago Make all the plans you want — just know they're going to change. [Link] Entrepreneur: Startup » Can Your Company Raise Money? Ask These Questions First. Posted 17 hours ago To grow, you've got to spend. But where does the […]

Dollar Store Economy

Dollar Store Economy Recent studies have been bringing light to the emergence of the dollar store as a true competitor to traditional discount retailers like Wal-Mart. A piece in the New York Times claimed that we are in a dollar store economy, and some of the studies show that it may be more than the […]