Don't open a shop unless you like to smile

Kathy Creaner - Wednesday, July 06, 2016

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Lessons Learned from the Warehouse Clearance Sale

Kathy Creaner - Sunday, March 27, 2016

At the end of summer we held a two day end of season outdoor furniture sale at our warehouse. It was the first time we opened the warehouse to the general public so we really didn't know what to expect. As described in our Wholesale Insights article, Planning the Warehouse Clearance Sale, we learned a lot of lessons along the way, both during the planning phase and during the sale itself. After the sale, we reviewed our action plan to identify what worked well, what we will keep doing, what we would like to do better and what we will stop doing. Go to full article

Wholesale Insights: Planning the Warehouse Clearance Sale

Kathy Creaner - Saturday, March 05, 2016

Graham and I are both planners, so having an action plan for a warehouse clearance sale is automatic for us. We also like to review the plan after we implement it, so that we are able to make improvements based on recent experience. At the moment we are getting ready to hold a warehouse clearance sale. Here are some of the lessons we have learned so far, along with the actions that we will be putting in place for our next clearance sale. Go to full article

Tradeshow Tips - Displaying a new product

Kathy Creaner - Tuesday, February 23, 2016

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Import Advice: Learning how to take advantage of ChAFTA

Kathy Creaner - Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Graham and I recently attended a breakfast seminar where we learned more about ChAFTA, the China Australia Free Trade Agreement. Lynne Grant from hunt & hunt lawyers, provided us with valuable advice about how to take advantage of ChAFTA in our business. Go to full article

Tradeshow Tips - Improve your marketing

Kathy Creaner - Saturday, February 13, 2016

Every trade show comes with lessons for the exhibitor on how to successfully market your products to retailers. Sometimes the lessons are new and sometimes they are reminders of lessons learned in the past. Here are four of the lessons that Graham and I have learned or re-learned at our past few trade shows. Go to full article

How to build a relationship with your Chinese supplier that increases trust

Kathy Creaner - Friday, December 27, 2013

One of the first questions we are asked by people who are considering importing from China is "How do you know you can trust your supplier?" Our advice to new importers is to take the time to build trust in your supplier. Go to full article

Retailer Support: We'll get Christmas stock to you quickly

Kathy Creaner - Monday, November 04, 2013

It's rush hour at the warehouse!

To help our retailers keep stock on their shelves at this busy time of year, we are actively working with our delivery partners, TNT Couriers, Star Track Express and Australia Post, to ensure that stock gets to you as quickly as possible once your order is finalised. No matter how big or small your purchase, we'll despatch it to you as quickly and cost-effectively as possible. Don't wait too long to order for Christmas though, as we are unable to guarantee delivery before Christmas for any orders finalised after 5 pm on 17th December.

Order now for Christmas

In stock - Banksia Garden Benches

These benches are perfect for your customer's garden. Light weight and durable, customers will be able to easily move them around with the shade and safely leave them outdoors in Australian weather conditions. They are also ideally suited for balconies, courtyards and patios. Made from tubular steel with a cast iron insert, they come in three different colours - antique green, bronze and black.

potted rose insert bouquet of flowers insert palm trees insert horse insert

The recommended retail price for these versatile benches is $199. If you're not already a wholesale customer, please feel free to apply to become one now. We promise to turn your application around quickly so that you can take advantage of ordering online straight away. You are also welcome to contact us directly for a wholesale quote. To speed up the quoting process, please provide your delivery post code when you make your enquiry.

In stock - Garden Furniture

We have a wide range of quality outdoor garden furniture in stock. Here is a selection. Many of these items are available in our wholesale starter packs, which are designed for garden centres and for outdoor furniture retailers.

Butterfly insert garden bench

White Bistro Setting Bronze Bistro Setting Black Bistro Setting

If you're not already a wholesale customer, please feel free to apply to become one now. You are also welcome to contact us directly for a wholesale quote.

In stock - The Bartender mini keg drink dispenser

It looks like a coffee machine but it's a lot more fun. This unique and stylish gift is sure to bring a lot of joy to your customers this Christmas. The most popular model with our retailers to date is the silver model, however, there is considerable interest in both black models as well. We are actively promoting all retailers who stock The Bartender mini keg drink dispenser on our website via our Blog and our FAQ section and on The Bartender Facebook page at no extra charge.

The Bartender product range

Don't forget, if you're not already a wholesale customer, you are more than welcome to apply to become one now. You are also welcome to contact us directly for a wholesale quote.

In stock - Colour Video Door Phones

What better gift for your customer's loved ones than peace of mind. Our slim line 7" Colour Video Door phones will give them just that. Easy for the home handyman to install, with everything they need in the one box, our colour video door phones are made by the same company that makes the world famous Swann video door phones, so quality is guaranteed. We have two models in stock, one with an intercom and the other with an intercom and an auto recorder.

Colour Video Door PhoneColour Video Door Phone with Autorecorder

The black model has a recommended retail price of $259 and the white model has a recommended retail price of $299.

Volume discounts apply for this product. Again, if you're not already a wholesale customer, please feel free to apply to become one now. You are also welcome to contact us directly for a wholesale quote.

Looking for January Sale Stock?

Whatever your price point, with products ranging from small giftware through to elegant designer furniture, if we can help you we will. Call us today on (02) 6247 0249 during our extended Christmas ordering trading hours (M-F 8 am to 6pm AEST) to discuss your requirements.

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Retailer Support: Where to get Christmas Promotional Images for The Bartender

Kathy Creaner - Sunday, October 27, 2013

With only eight more weeks until Christmas, consumers will be looking for gifts for their loved ones. The Bartender mini keg drink dispenser is an excellent gift for anyone who would like to enjoy a pub quality pour of beer or cider in the comfort of their own home. Go to full article

Looking for Australian outdoor furniture retailers

Kathy Creaner - Tuesday, October 08, 2013

With spring in the air here in Australia, people are looking for quality outdoor furniture. In the past week alone, we have sold two items in our aluminium outdoor furniture range at retail prices. And we aren't in the business of retail! We would far prefer to wholesale these items into outdoor garden furniture retailers.

We are shipping this lovely 3 piece butterfly bistro setting in black to Brisbane for $950 delivered. There's also a two seater bench available in this range.

3 piece butterfly bistro setting

This attractive and functional outdoor garden bench in antique green is heading off to Hobart for $219 delivered.

banksia garden bench

If you're interested in stocking quality cast aluminium outdoor furniture with a healthy profit margin, please contact us to find out more about our wholesale prices. Volume discounting options are available and we will mix and match colours.

As importers, we are constantly finding new products for our customers. If you're a retailer and you'd like to hear about our new products or see our special promotions, follow us on Facebook by clicking on the button below. If you know someone who may be interested in our Outdoor Furniture range, you can send them straight to our Facebook page by clicking on the Send button.

Wholesale prices are only available to registered wholesale customers. If you are interested in stocking our garden furniture in your store, you are welcome to apply to become a wholesale customer.

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