The COVID-19 pandemic has brought along many challenges for resale businesses, one of them being transitioning to online. With the store closures and stay-at-home orders nationwide, many non-essential businesses were forced to close their doors to the public and get used to the new normal, which is ecommerce. As retail outlets start to reopen to […]
With flea markets and swap meets closing their doors all over the country, many vendors are left unsure of what to do in this situation. The fact of the matter is the only way to sell during this pandemic is through online sales. Online shopping has surged 25 percent across the country as residents throughout […]
Setting up your own website to start selling products can be time consuming and expensive — that’s why there are so many different online platforms that help small sellers get their ecommerce business started at a decent price. Facebook is now on that list of companies that will help you sell online. Most businesses already […]
With the new year upon us, there’s a bunch of things vendors should be preparing for. It can be hard to keep track of different events throughout the year, and The Merchandiser Group is here to help. Take a look at our ultimate vendor buying calendar and keep this page aside for future reference to […]
With roots deeply planted in the old Sacramento County Fairgrounds, the Galt Market started as a farmer’s market back in the 1950’s.
As the owner of a retail store for the last five years, I thought I was headed in the right direction regarding new business trends.
Starting out, Ali Chokr sold silver, gold jewelry and colored gemstones at the Red Barn Flea Market in Florida.
Even though products like body oils, perfumes, incense sticks, and burning oils have broad appeal and fast turnover, suppliers still strive to ensure a competitive advantage by providing top of the line customer service and unlimited choices.
Dec. 19 – The National Retail Federation has revised its holiday forecast, predicting a sales growth of 3.8%, up to a record $469.1 billion.
Nov. 15 – October retail sales were higher than predicted, a positive for retailers heading into the holiday season.