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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...
Smucker Woodworking Hidden Bookcase Gun Cabinet
At the 2016 All American Furniture Expo Smucker Woodworking unveiled their first hidden gun cabinet option, which created a lot of buzz among the buyers who attended. Over the years Smucker Woodworking has worked hard to develop their line and offer their dealers products that will perform well on their floor. Despite having their busiest year in recent memory, owner Dave Smucker spent time over the summer to bring his dealers the greatest innovation yet. At first glance this bookcase is just that, a bookcase. However, with just a simple push the bookcase opens up to reveal a gun rack that...
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...
Country Heritage Woodcraft Custom Furniture
Country Heritage will be attending the 2016 All American Furniture Expo and they will be bringing a new Hallway Cubby Cabinet. This piece offers your customers a great place to store coats, shoes, and hats as they come in the door. As school starts offer your customers a place to organize their children’s sports equipment and school supplies! Like all of County Heritage Woodcraft’s Dimension Four furniture line, the Hallway Cubby Cabinet is fully customizable. Your customer chooses dimensions, hardware, color options, and everythinginbetween. Dimension Four prides themselves in their ability...
Country Value Woodworks Wholesale Furniture
Country Value Woodworks will be back at the 2016 All American Furniture Expo, and are showing more new products and styles than ever! You can find them at their usual space, booth #H3 in the back left corner. This year they have increased their space to showcase these new products like never before. Country Value is constantly innovating their Country Classic Collection to keep up with modern trends, and their 2016 styles accomplish this goal. They are introducing two new dining collections, one transitional and one modern. These dining sets feature interesting new elements and features...
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...
American-made Wholesale Products
Over the past year it has been my pleasure to work with dozens of wholesale companies dedicated to manufacturing American-made products. Being this close to these manufacturers has reinforced my belief in the quality of these products, and the service that comes with them. Each year reports show an increase in customer loyalty to American-made products, and when given an option an astounding number of consumers would choose American-made even at a higher price. A recent Consumer Reports study shows that 8 in 10 American consumers say they would rather buy an American-made product than an...
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...