Announcing $500 Product Giveaway to 501(c)(3) Charity

Donate with ErosWholesale.com and Celebrate Your Favorite Cause!

 

As a wholesale distributor that sells and ships bulk goods to companies across the country in need, Eroswholesale.com has garnered a reputation for our excellence in quality products and our ability to provide large quantities of items at significantly low prices. Our motivation is to enable more donations to charities throughout the United States, and so we have taken steps towards making donating easier.

 

This summer we will be giving away $500 worth of donations to a reputable 501(c)(3) organization. Not only will one deserving charity receive supplies like socks, shirts, and other essential items, but customers who like our Facebook page and comment on our announcement post will be able to choose which charity the donation goes to. The 501(c)(3) charity that receives the most votes will be gifted with our donation.

 

To vote online today, please visit the ErosWholesale.com Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/ErosWholesale/. For more information about our company or products, we encourage you to visit our website at https://www.eroswholesale.com/. If you are considering making a personal donation, you can buy cheap backpacks in bulk for a children’s charity online with us.

 

What is 501(c)(3)?

 

The Internal Revenue Code (IRC) is a portion of the United States Code, Title 26, which dictates the laws of the country pertaining to income, sales, payroll, estate, gift, and excise taxes. It is commonly referred to as the IRS tax code and is enforced by the Internal Revenue Service. 501(c)(3) is a section of this code that grants federal tax exemption to nonprofit organizations.

What Organizations Qualify Under 501(c)(3)?

 

A 501(c)(3) organization must either be a public charity, a private foundation, or a private operating foundation. There are other 501(c) organizations that have differing qualifications, but those that fall under the 501(c)(3) category are directed towards non profit charities that we at ErosWholesale.com believe make the most difference. The majority of 501(c)(3) organizations are nonprofit corporations, but corporations, trusts, unincorporated associations, LLCs, and community chests can also qualify.

 

What is Unique About 501(c)(3)?

 

Many states allow for state income tax deductibility under this code. It is also common for 501(c)(3) organizations to be eligible for postage discounts and be exempt from sales tax on purchases. Donations are also tax deductible for certain charitable contributions.

Are There Restrictions on 501(c)(3) Organizations’ Activities?

 

The United States Department of Treasury regulates all 501(c)(3) activities through the Internal Revenue Service, so that we can trust our donation is going towards the cause of your choice. There are many restrictions on the activities and governance of 501(c)(3) organizations. Strict rules are set in place to prevent unfair benefit of any 501(c)(3) officer, director, or individual. Corporate assets cannot be distributed to any officer or private individual as well.

 

Other restrictions include the limitation of:

 

  • Lobbying
  • Propaganda
  • Legislative activities
  • Political campaigns
  • Endorsement or anti-endorsement of candidates running for public office.

 

If there is a specific 501(c)(3) organization that you would like us to support through our $500 donation of products, it is important to like the ErosWholesale.com Facebook page and comment which cause you stand by so that it has the best chance to win. While this is a contest, all charities that fall under this category are ones that could benefit from our donation and help a lot of people in the process.

 

We have worked together with our customers for years contributing to the greater good. If you are looking to buy kids backpacks in bulk to give to children in need, or if you need bulk socks for a women’s shelter, ErosWholesale.com is the wholesale distributor to partner with.

5 Reasons Why Your Store Needs Flip Flops in Stock This Summer

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Flip flops are ubiquitous on the feet of pedestrians in the summer. The lightweight summer shoe is popular with both men and women of all ages. While the rubber flip flops that are most common today have been around since the 1960s, thong-style sandals date back as far as ancient Egypt. The current variety is derived from Japanese sandals called zōri, which were brought to the United States after World War II.

Flip flops remain a favorite accessory, especially among young people. Here at ErosWholesale.com, we carry sandals in dozens of different styles. Here are five reasons why you should keep flip flops in stock this season:

  • Flip flops are like potato chips — you can’t have just one. Most people have more than one pair of sandals, and they may even buy one or more new pairs each season. Because flip flops come in so many colors and styles, and they are relatively inexpensive, many people amass a small collection, allowing them to have something to match every item in their summer wardrobe.
  • They’re a must if your store is near the shore. Forgetful beach-goers often miss packing something. Chances are, you’ll see more than a few people over the course of the summer who forgot to bring their sandals with them. Be prepared by having at least a small supply of sandals on hand.
  • Everyone needs flip flops for the pool. Even if your store isn’t anywhere near the shore, there are likely quite a few swimming pools in your area. Flip flops are the ideal poolside footwear since they can easily be slipped off and on, and they won’t be ruined even if they get wet.
  • People will continue to buy sandals all summer long. Some people like to buy flip flops for special occasions, like a Fourth of July cookout or Labor Day party. Not only do we carry seasonal sandals with tropical and Americana patterns, but we also have highly decorative sandals which people can wear for more formal events.
  • Flip flops don’t go out of style. The standard flip flop has remained relatively unchanged for decades. People love how easy they are to wear, and how well they can go with just about anything.

If you need to purchase flip flops for your store, check out the vast selection we have available at ErosWholesale.com.

Celebrate Summer Savings on Party Supplies with ErosWholesale.com

As the days grow longer and more people’s schedules free up during the warming months, there is an inevitable increase in celebratory events. Whether you are an online retailer looking to replenish your summer stock, a small business searching for supplies, or a party planner in need of provisions, ErosWholesale.com is the only wholesale distributor you will need to meet every party supply demand.

You can view our full inventory online, but we have taken the time to highlight a few of the most prospective popular summer event supplies for 2017:

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Sunshine = Online Shoppers: Our Top 5 Summer Items for Online Retailers

At ErosWholesale.com, we believe in the importance of small businesses like yours; in fact, we started as one ourselves over sixty years ago. After growing from a regional hosiery distributor to a wholesale distributor of more than 15,000 products from many different lines, we still haven’t lost the values and ideals that ErosWholesale.com was founded upon.

We want to help independent business owners hold your own against the corporate chains by providing wholesale value prices for lower-volume orders that other wholesalers will only sell in bulk. Through us, hobbyists, retailers, party planners and charity organizations can order inventory directly, rather than hunting down independent brands or product lines.

Our job is to make yours easier, and one of the things that can help you make the most profit with the least amount of loss is being prepared ahead of time for the spikes in sales surrounding specific categories of products at various times of the year. During spring (and even before then), is when you should begin ordering for the summer.

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A Year in Review, Thanks to YOU.

Thank you.  Seriously…THANK YOU.  In a year that, for many, seems to be doing everything it can to leave us with more questions than answers (really, 2016…Gene Wilder?  George Michael?  Princess Leia?), coming to work here at Eros has been very grounding.  While entropy seems to be having a field day in the world around us, the path we’ve traveled as a team here at Eros has been nothing but focused, rewarding, and inspiring.  At the end of the day, as cliche as it may sound, you – our customers both present and potential, are the biggest member of that team.  Without you, none of this would have happened, or would be happening.  So as we prepare to turn the page and write the next chapter, I wanted to give you all some insight into where we’ve gotten as a team this year.

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Holiday Shipping Guidelines

It’s Official – 2 Weeks ‘Till Christmas!

Consequently, that means a lot of you are going to have the same question for us: “Will I get my order by [insert date] if I put my order in right now?”

The answer to that question varies based on a few factors, but it starts is the same place…

If you want to receive your order before Christmas, we encourage you to put your order in right now – don’t wait.  We’re already in the zone where waiting an extra day may impact the answer to that question negatively.

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2017: Nonprofit Strategic Planning with Big Business Insight

We consider ourselves extremely lucky at Eros.  Throughout the year,  we get the chance to work with an incredibly broad range of customers.  On one end of the spectrum are the party parents buying socks and decorations for their kid’s birthdays, the families stocking up on school supplies, and the Etsy entrepreneurs sourcing craft supplies for their next top seller.  On the other end, are retail businesses with hundreds of locations, and non-profit organizations with worldwide reach.  These dynamic interactions and relationships have given us a unique vantage point, and insight into the fact that there are some core concepts relevant to many shades of Eros shopper.

One of the pillars on which this blog was conceived is giving back some of that insight we’ve amassed, so today we’re going to talk about one of those big business concepts that can be applied across many classes of organizations – even fledgling non-profits.

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Wholesale Wednesday – Bulk Discounts Before Black Friday!

Update (11/23/2016): Wholesale Wednesday is live now!

Click here to view over 3,200 items at their lowest price all year!

Our Biggest Sale of the Year!

For our third year running, we’re proud to lead the industry in kicking off the Holiday Season with our Wholesale Wednesday discounts.

We all love Black Friday, but there’s one big problem…many of our customers are usually way too busy selling that day to even think about buying.  So how do we accommodate that?  Easy – we give you access to our biggest discounts of the year two days early – before any doors (or pant seams) are busted!

Starting this Wednesday, and running all the way through Black Friday, you’ll see discounts on thousands of items across our entire site.

So what exactly will that entail, you ask?

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Welcome, World, to The Eros Wholesale Blog

Welcome, ladies and gentlemen, to the Eros Wholesale Blog…

We’re so excited to have this opportunity to highlight our industry experience and engage you, our readers, with some really unique content.  You’ll see our products, you’ll hear about trends and patterns in the industry, and you’ll be the first to know about our exciting contests and giveaways to the public.

At Eros Wholesale, we’re proud of our history, and proud to be a family wholesale business, handed down between generations. We have over six decades of experience, and have emerged as a leader in assisting both online and brick-and-mortar businesses in acquiring a diverse inventory at wholesale prices.

We’d like to think we’ve also developed a sense of compassion and empathy during all those years.  To that end, we also want to be a source of information for those of you looking to volunteer, to contribute, to care.  We know you want to help; we’ll show you ways to do it.  It’s important to us to give back to the customers and community that have made us who we are today.  We invite you along for the ride!

What will I get from the Eros blog?

You’ll be able to head over here every week or so to hear what we have to say.  What can you expect to find?

  • Highlights of trends in the apparel industry
  • Access to deals on popular Eros Wholesale products
  • Creative ideas for upcoming holiday seasons
  • Small business advice
  • Lessons from our concrete experience
  • Access to other resources we rely on for business (and maybe even pleasure!)

What we’re most proud of, however, is our non-profit work…

On this blog, we won’t just tell you about the importance of goodwill…we’ll show you.  We’ll have posts on non-profit operations; posts on ways to help, both locally and globally; and posts on contests and giveaways we’re holding to spread the love to the best of our ability.  And what better way to welcome y’all to our newly redesigned blog than starting with one of the latter???

Announcing Our $300 Charity Giveaway Sweepstakes!

You read that correctly!  Starting today, we’re collecting your nominations for a charity, outreach, or other non-profit close to your heart to receive over $300 worth of wholesale winter accessories absolutely free.  Think warmth; think hats and scarves and gloves; think about a group who could really use this bit of good fortune and nominate them below.

Nominations will be collected from now until December 15th, at which point the non-profit with the most nominations will win!  Don’t forget to check out our Facebook page, too, for updates and information about the winning organization!

Now more than ever do we need to come together, as communities, as a country, and as a species, to improve quality of life for ourselves and our children.  We at ErosWholesale.com are happy to do our part with winter goods.  What could you do today?

Scroll up and click the “SHARE” button to share this opportunity with your friends on social media and increase your nominee’s chances of winning!