UK consumers are heavily into their electronics and computer equipment. In fact, latest government research shows that, the UK is Europe’s largest market for high-end consumer electronics. The market sector is thought to be worth around £16 billion to the UK economy per year with over 18,000 UK based companies involved in the sector. It is estimated that the electronics retail sector will grow faster than any other UK retail sector in the next year or so, with recent annual growth trends at 4.4%. This means that the market offers great opportunities throughout the supply chain, opportunities we think our members should be taking advantage of.
Whether sports-focused or fashion-forward footwear is a proven seller amongst many of our wholesale buying members and is certainly a popular sector in retail. It’s thought that the footwear market in the UK is worth around £9.5bn showing that the figures align with the interests of our members. This market sector is also vast and varied with luxury designer shoes at one end and functional boots or sports trainers at the other. As a wholesale buyer and re-seller it’s your prerogative to find a niche that fits with your ethos and it’s our job to help you find the products that will enable you to profit from that niche. So with this in mind we set our research staff off on the task of finding some good wholesale footwear suppliers!
A new report on consumer trends from Euromonitor International has indicated that more and more people are willing to buy convenience style products to make their busy modern lifestyles easier. The Top 10 Global Consumer Trends 2015 report found that consumers around the world are looking to maximise their time by looking for products that cut out arduous processes or services and products that can combine multiple needs. The report references one Swedish taxi company that offer in-car therapists at $165 per hour to get high powered, time poor business types to their next meeting in a stress-free state.
Our members are always on the look-out for fashion bargains from the major brands as they know they are regular sellers – both in physical stores and online shops and auction sites. With this in mind our Research Team are always seeking out the best trade deals in the fashion industry and have a keen eye for the popular brands.
This month we added a new electronics wholesale supplier to our directory that deals in a huge range of products that prove very popular with our wholesale buying members. This distributor, based on the south coast of England, deals in brands such as Blackberry, Nokia, Samsung, Ballistic, Krusell, Otterbox, Beats and offers official football club phone accessories from London clubs Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham. This wholesaler supplies electronics accessories to global telecoms companies EE and Vodafone so you can be sure you’re sourcing from one of the UKs best.
The festive season is upon us! And with thousands of consumers frantically finishing off their Christmas shopping this month, now is the perfect time to spot deals on festive products you can resell.
The Christmas market is the most lucrative retail market of the year. Consumers head out in their thousands to buy gifts, decorate their homes and buy food and drink to see them through the festive period. And although the high street still sees big spending, it’s the online retail market that has really taken off in the past few years.
The winter is well and truly here and more and more consumers will be searching for warm clothing in the coming months. One of the most popular clothing items at this time of year is a coat – so if you’re a reseller looking to monopolise on Christmas sales, then seeking out coats at wholesale prices could definitely help.
Winter is well and truly here and as the colder weather hits the UK, thousands of consumers spend out on warm winter clothing and footwear. One glance at retailers during the next few weeks will show you just how popular the winter clothing market is. High street clothing retailers, supermarkets and online retailers are all gearing up for the winter rush by stocking both high-end and high street stock.