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How to Properly Utilize Your Website
In the modern market having your own website has become essential in building your business and marketing to your customers. Many retail stores have already begun utilizing this option, but more often than not don’t understand the commitment necessary to make it successful. Having a website goes far beyond getting a web developer to build your site, in this post we discuss some things you can do post launch to ensure you are using your website to its full potential. Updates Updating your website is essential to not only update your customers with the latest information, but to boost you site...
Keystone Wholesale Shows Trade Show
The Keystone Wholesale Market’s Shows are back for their 14 th year and you don’t want to miss it! The show will be held on February 22 nd from 9am-4pm , and February 23 rd from 9am-3pm in the Utz Building at the York Expo Center. The Keystone Shows are unique in that they offer three shows in one to provide buyers a wide variety of products. The Outdoor Living show features manufacturers writing orders for sheds, gazebos, outdoor poly furniture, chicken coops, and much more. The Cash & Carry show features dozens of craft manufacturers who bring tons of new products for you to take back...
Keystone Wholesale Cash & Carry Mall
On Monday, October 31st from 9am-5pm the Keystone Wholesale Cash & Carry Mall is hosting their annual Spooktacular Customer Treat Day Event, offering buyers a great opportunity to stock their stores for the Fall season. Prior to the event manufacturers stock their booths with their latest and greatest Fall items for some last minute shopping, and new Christmas items to get ahead of the holiday rush or prepare for your holiday open house. Also, it wouldn’t be a Keystone event without some giveaways! The first 30 buyers who spend $250 or more at the event receive a treat bag filled with...
Lancaster County Showcase Fall Open House
On Tuesday September 27 from 8am-4pm the Lancaster County Showcase is hosting their 10 th Annual Fall Extravaganza! To celebrate their 10 th year the Showcase is going all out with tons of free food, giveaways, and manufacturer discounts! The 2 nd of two Open Houses in 2016, the Fall Extravaganza is the perfect opportunity to make the trip out to Paradise, Pennsylvania. The Showcase features over 90 manufacturers of Amish-made furniture and gifts/crafts, making it a one-stop shop for your retail store! At the Fall Extravaganza manufacturers will be manning their booths to answer your...
2016 All American Furniture Expo
Where has this year gone? On September 8 th and 9 th the All American Furniture Expo hosts their 6 th annual furniture trade show! For those of you unfamiliar with the Furniture Expo, it is an annual trade show featuring strictly American-made furniture and accessories. Attending this show gives furniture buyers the opportunity to meet over 80 furniture manufacturers face-to-face, and to experience their beautiful products first hand. The show is located in the Lancaster County Convention Center’s 45,000 sq. foot exhibit hall, conveniently located close to most metropolitan cities in the...
Drive Sales to Local Business
In this week’s post we discuss some ways to attract local customers to your brick and mortar retail store. Some of these are classics, some may be new to you. Either way, I hope this post can help you build your business, and get more customers in to your store! One classic way to drive sales to your store is to hold an event, in my years in the business I have seen this work time and time again. This doesn’t just mean running a sale. Holding a themed event with free food and giveaways alongside a sale goes a long way; never underestimate the power of free food! This can drive hundreds of...
Wholesale Market Social Media
As many of you may know, over the past ten years social media has proven itself to be an indispensable marketing tool to grow your business. Whether you are a wholesale manufacturer looking to expose products to dealers or a retail store marketing to consumers, social media is a great tool to increase your reach and make beneficial connections. The main roadblock I have come across when discussing social media is targeting. There are millions of people on social media, how do we reach our target market? If you sell B2B, a technique that has worked for me is following businesses who may be...
Keystone Wholesale Cash & Carry Wholesale Gifts and Crafts
On July 25 th and 26 th the Keystone Wholesale Cash & Carry Mall is hosting their annual open house, inviting wholesale buyers to visit their wholesale warehouse. Partnering with AT Imports, this two day event boasts 100,000 square feet of beautiful wholesale products, giving your store access to the products your customers are searching for. For those who haven’t been to the Keystone Cash & Carry Mall, the open house would be a great time to make the trip. The wholesale mall features over 80 vendors, each with a space dedicated to their gift and craft products. Products featured...
Lancaster County Showcase Amish Furniture
On July 25th and 26th the Lancaster County Showcase is hosting their annual ice cream social, and you don’t want to miss it! This year they are pulling out all the stops, featuring free homemade ice cream, manufacturer special offers, and an opportunity to connect with over 90 wholesale manufacturers. The Lancaster County Showcase is a wholesale warehouse that offers buyers the opportunity to view manufacturers’ products in booths, much like a wholesale show. They feature dozens of Amish furniture and craft manufacturers who deck out their booths with their newest products, offering you a...
All American Wholesalers 1 Year Anniversary
On June 1 st we celebrate the one-year anniversary of our site’s launch, marking a huge milestone for us. During our first year we have grown to feature over 40 wholesale manufacturers that cover a wide variety of American-made products, and we look forward to adding dozens more over the next year. Moving forward, we are doing everything we can to make this site as enjoyable and user-friendly as possible for buyers. We are currently revisiting the entire layout of the homepage to ensure wholesale buyers are given access to the product they are searching for as quickly as possible. That being...