Wholesale Central Named Official Wholesale Directory for New York Entrepreneur Week; Independent Retail Week


Bethel, CT (PRWEB) November 5, 2009

Wholesale Central (wholesalecentral.com) today announced that it has been named the official wholesale directory for the upcoming New York Entrepreneur Week and Nolcha’s Independent Retail Week taking place in New York City November 14–20. This major industry event will feature keynote speeches from world-renowned business leaders and panels of industry experts addressing mission critical business topics.

Scott Sumner, CEO of Sumner Communications, parent company of Wholesale Central, commented, “We are pleased that Wholesale Central is the official wholesale directory for Independent Retail Week and New York Entrepreneur Week. As a company, we are committed to supporting small and midsize independent retailers across the country by providing these retailers with our free online directory where they can source the latest wholesale merchandise from prequalified wholesalers. Partnering with NYEW and Nolcha on this major industry event further demonstrates our commitment to this segment of the business population.”

Said Kerry Bannigan, CEO of Nolcha, “I am thrilled with the partnership between Wholesale Central, NYEW and Independent Retail Week. All of our organizations are committed to the growth and support of independent retailers and entrepreneurs. Wholesale Central is the centralized resource for independent retailers who need to find qualified wholesale suppliers.”

WholesaleCentral.com, flagship product of Sumner Communications, Inc., is the number one ranked online wholesale directory, as independently reported by Alexa, the unbiased leader in website traffic rankings. Sumner Communications, publisher of directories and monthly trade magazines for the wholesale industry since 1988, serves independent retailers, distributors, jobbers and buyers searching for quality wholesale goods, such as jewelry, apparel, gifts, novelties, handbags and more.

NYEW is a non-profit organization founded by Gary Whitehill. NYEW provides a framework and the catalyst for conquering New York’s economic challenges by aggregating New York’s most important disparate entrepreneurial stakeholders so that founders, angel investors, venture capital firms and New York’s top connectors can learn, grow, network and leverage opportunities to drive economic change in exponential ways.

NOLCHA is a leading operator of education, event and b2b services devoted to independent fashion entrepreneurs and related retail businesses. The Nolcha platform includes Nolcha.com, an online fashion portal delivering daily business education; Nolcha Fashion Week, currently held during New York fashion week and providing key exposure to press, buyers, and industry figures for emerging and independent fashion designers from all over the world, in both apparel and accessories.

For Wholesale Central Sales Information:

Amber Lautier

800-999-8281 x126

Amber (at) sumnercom (dot) com