Christmas in August is a popular way to shake off the summer slump, and is also an excellent time for retailers to start planning for the worldwide Christmas in December. DHgate.com, leading China wholesale trading platform, has released a list of hot-selling items from December's Christmas in 2009 to help retail buyers get ahead for 2010's Christmas. DHgate.com has also released a list of gift ideas for celebrating Christmas in August, based on hot-selling and in-demand items over the past year.
Online PR News – 06-August-2010 – – Beijing, China – DHgate.com has just announced the hottest-selling China wholesale items from Christmas in 2009, to assist retail buyers in planning for Christmas in December 2010.
"There are certain items categories that we consistently see high demand in, Christmas after Christmas," said James He of DHgate.com.
"These items peak in sales around Christmas time year after year, and retailers can be confident that they'll be in high demand around Christmas. It is always easier to stock up on these items ahead of time," Mr. He continued. "Additionally, with many traders having their own little Christmas in August sales, being well-stocked with popular items can create a significant mid-year jump in profits," Mr. He finished.
Top-selling China wholesale items from 2009's Christmas period, which are expected to be in high demand again this year, include:
• Christmas decorations
• Bags, shoes and accessories
• Cell phones
• Consumer electronics
• Video games
• Jewelry and watches
• Baby toys
Buyers on DHgate.com can also use the forums to tell sellers what China wholesale items they are planning to buy in the lead-up to Christmas. DHgate.com is planning to run promotions on some of the most popular items, helping retailers increase their profit margins even further.
Christmas in August is a popular event in itself around the world, and DHgate.com has also published a gift guide for different recipients, helping buyers identify ideal items to use in Christmas in August sales. The guide includes ideas such as:
• Gifts for Moms including jewelry, music, music boxes, cookbooks, accessories and books
• Gifts for Dads including electronic gadgets, valet trays, music, watches, and t-shirts
• Gifts for children including rocking chairs, Chutes and Ladders games, Mr. Potato Head toys, books and camping gear
• All-round gifts including hands-free kits and MP3 players.
DHgate.com is a leading online marketplace for the world’s small and medium size businesses and the largest China-based wholesale trading platform. Founded in 2004 by former Joyo.com CEO, Diane Wang, DHgate.com serves over 2.8 million registered buyers from 230 international locations and in excess of 400,000 China-based sellers. Offering over 20 million product listings at any one time, DHgate.com facilitates thousands of successful transactions per day. DHgate.com now employs over 400 full-time employees and generates annual transaction volumes well in excess of USD$300 million. DHgate.com received the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 China 2009 award.