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...
Over the past 10 years innovations in the shed industry have been minimal. The change from wood to vinyl, and other small innovations regarding insulation, siding, and roofing are among a few. Over the course of 2015, however, consumers have taken the storage shed in an interesting new direction. What many are dubbing “Shedquarters,” ( Pro.Com Blog ), adding a room to the backyard is the biggest trend of 2015. Rather than struggle with the hassle and expense of a home addition, homeowners are opting to turn a storage shed into a spare room right in their backyard. Be it a spare bedroom, an...
2015 has been an interesting year in furniture design. I am given the pleasure of updating manufacturer profile pages with new products, and attending trade shows where manufacturers showcase their newest pieces. Being relatively new to the wholesale market, it has been very interesting getting the opportunity to follow furniture trends over the year,(and noticing how out of touch I am with my apartment furniture). As I was browsing the booths at the 2015 All American Furniture Expo with a friend, I noticed a new stain that had a presence in multiple manufacturer booths. The name of the stain...
In 2008 after the American economy crashed, imports became an extremely attractive option to wholesale buyers and retail consumers. Consumers were willing accept a lower quality product due to the drastically lower prices imports offered. Almost 8 years later, a lot has changed in the wholesale market, and consumers are looking for the quality that goes along with American-made Products. In a recent study done by www.consumerreports.com , 8 in 10 American consumers say they would rather buy an American-made product than an imported one. This is partly to do with the economy being on the rise...