Tales from the DollarDays World

Can Small Businesses Survive This Christmas?

Posted by admin on Dec 2, 2013 7:08:57 AM

Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and started in 2010 Small Business Saturday. November and December sales represent as much as 40% of yearly retail stores sales according to the National Retail Federation. Because Thanksgiving is falling so late in the calendar, there are six fewer shopping days between Thanksgiving and Christmas. This squeeze in shopping days has not happened to retailers since 2002. On top of that, you have Chanukah falling on Thanksgiving which last happened in 1888 and won't happen again during our lifetime. This leaves only 26 shopping days left to buy stuff and Chanukah in the rear view mirror, so you can't count on those sales, either. Can small businesses, who many are teetering on survival with the lackluster retail year, that saw bumps along the way like sequestration and a 16 day government shutdown, actually survive into 2014?

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Employee Holiday Gifts on the Cheap

Posted by admin on Nov 25, 2013 9:32:52 AM

Your employees love to be recognized during the holiday season (actually any time of the year!). How ever you reward your employees---bonuses, gift cards or gifts---they'll appreciate your thoughtfulness.

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Topics: Small Business Advice, Products, wholesale gift bags, small business gifts, wholesale travel mugs

Facebook brings people together during life's milestones

Posted by admin on Nov 15, 2013 1:22:42 AM

by guest blogger, Jackie Eldridge

The last thing I want to sound like is an advertisement for Facebook. (That’s my caveat for this post.)

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Topics: Wholesale, social medai, dollardays, social media, Guest Blogger

It Really Does Take a Village

Posted by admin on Nov 12, 2013 12:59:48 AM

by Marc Joseph, reprinted from The Huffington Post

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Topics: Huffington Post, Marc Joseph

DollarDays Featured on DailyLounge.com

Posted by admin on Nov 7, 2013 8:14:26 AM

DollarDays has a huge arts and crafts customer base. With thousands of creative products and rare finds to choose from, our customers can get their craft fixes by logging in, browsing and buying. It's that easy!

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Topics: Media Events, arts and crafts, Arts & Crafts

Congratulations Oct. Facebook Pet Shelter Winners!

Posted by admin on Nov 3, 2013 7:04:22 AM

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Topics: contest

Converse, Don’t Complain

Posted by admin on Oct 30, 2013 6:10:07 AM

by Hiroshi Mikitani, CEO, Rakuten Inc., from LinkedIn

Sometime today, you may take a break from your work and walk around the office. Perhaps you will talk to a colleague. What will you say? Will you complain about the boss? About the workload? About the weather?

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Topics: Small Business Advice, Guest Blogger

Are your employees helping you LOSE money?

Posted by admin on Oct 21, 2013 2:31:57 AM

by Guest blogger, Chuck Vance, President, MaskMail.com

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Topics: Small Business Advice, Guest Blogger

Helping others is what we're all about

Posted by admin on Oct 9, 2013 7:37:19 AM

If you know anything at all about DollarDays, then you know we always like to help others in need. And we love to hear about others doing the same and thought we'd share a story of a customer who is devoted to helping others.

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Topics: Non-Profits, cheap wholesale items, dollardays, nonprofits, WishList, wholesale connection, Guest Blogger

Selling on Auctions Vs Fixed Priced Marketplaces

Posted by admin on Oct 7, 2013 4:08:27 AM

by Marc Joseph

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Topics: Online Store, Small Business Advice, selling excess inventory, selling old inventory, online auctions, Marc Joseph

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