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2016 Outdoor Trends
Outdoor Furniture In 2016 the outdoor industry evolved in some very subtle, but interesting ways, most notably in the outdoor furniture industry. Over the past few years color has come into the industry in a big way, and nothing has changed in 2016. To fit the summer party aesthetic consumers have begun implementing aqua marine colors to accent their patio or backyard. These colors perfectly​ accent the already popular dark colors found in cushioned patio furniture. Windy Valley Woodworks and Elm Crest Furniture carry lines featuring these colors, contact them to get a head start on the...
Merry Christmas
We're taking a break from our 2016 Trends Blog Series to wish all of our readers a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! At this time of year it is easy to get caught up in the business of work, the stress of getting your family the perfect gift, or planning holiday parties. We think it is especially important at this time of year to take a step back and appreciate the blessings you've received throughout the year, and we've got plenty to be thankful for! In 2016 All American Wholesalers has grown into an incredible resource for retail stores around the country. We have continued to feature new...
2016 Furniture Trends
Throughout 2016 we have seen some new furniture trends immerge, and some trends from 2015 being reinforced. Having been in the industry for two years now, it amazes me how quickly new trends can spring up and old trends can evolve. As I update our featured manufacturers page and work with the All American Furniture Expo I get a first hand look at what furniture manufacturers working for throughout the year. In this post I go over some of the trends I’ve seen growing in the furniture industry throughout the year, and note some manufacturers that follow these trends. Live Edge and Reclaimed...
2016 Retail Trends
It’s hard to believe, but 2016 is coming to an end. Throughout the year we have seen some great new trends immerge in the furniture, outdoor, and gift/craft industries. Over the next three weeks we will discuss these trends, how to implement them at your retail stores, and predict some new trends to look out for in 2017. We wrote a similar blog series in 2015 and got some great feedback from our readers. We want this site to be a resource to retail stores, exposing them to products and manufacturers that are following the most recent trends. If you have any suggestions or questions during the...
All American Furniture Expo
The All American Furniture Expo has been slated for August 2 nd and 3 rd , and they are making some big changes! Since 2010 the All American Furniture Expo has been committed to promoting quality, American-made furniture and accessories to retail stores around the country. Previously held at the Lancaster Convention Center, the expo has featured up to 90 hardwood and upholstered furniture manufacturers. Over the past six years the show has seen growth in both buyer and manufacturer interest, leading to a change in venues. In November 2017 the All American Furniture Expo has announced they...
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...
Miller Bedrooms Pilgrim Collection Rustic Furniture
Miller Bedrooms have had a busy summer, but that hasn’t stopped them from continuing to innovate their line of bedroom and occasional furniture. By attending shows and listening to their buyers’ input Miller bedrooms is able to keep up on current trends, and provide furniture that meets and exceeds customer expectations. In response to their buyers requesting an occasional line, Miller Bedrooms released The Pilgrim Collection, a series of occasional tables featuring authentic reclaimed barnwood. This line performed extremely well at the All American Furniture Expo, generating a lot of...
Summitville Woodworking Rustic Wheelbarrow Line
Summitville Woodworking has expanded their line of gift and craft items to feature a completely new product line that is getting great reception from buyers. Like the rest of Summitville’s products, the Rustic Wheelbarrow Line is made with reclaimed barnwood, offering your customers a beautiful rustic piece for their yards or gardens. I took a trip to Summitville's shop last week, and they are extremely excited about these new products! The Rustic Wheelbarrows are great for decoration, but can also be used as planters for herbs, flowers, or anything a green thumb wishes to plant. With the...
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...