30 Trending Local Merchandise Sales Businesses [2024]

Updated: January 18th, 2023
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1. Times Union

The Times Union website timesunion.com

Website traffic: 1.8M/month

2. Preloved

Buy and sell second hand items, and more, in your local area. List for free with Preloved classified ads, in over 500 categories!

Website traffic: 5.2M/month

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4. Local classifieds in USA, second hand products for sale

Find the U.S. best used products all in one place, search now and compare prices of millions ads. Quick and simple.

Website traffic: 1.14M/month

5. Local Broadcast Sales

6. Shop Iowa – Shop from Iowa’s small businesses online!

Shop Iowa brings together retail businesses and Iowa handmade products from across the state into one online marketplace. Browse and buy online and feel good knowing that every purchase you make on Shop Iowa goes to a local business in Iowa.

7. Statesboro Local News, Breaking News, Statesboro Sports, Weather, Business in Statesboro, Georgia and Bulloch County – Statesboro at statesboroherald.com

Statesboro Herald

Website traffic: 230K/month

8. Industry Financial Analysis and Industry Market AnalysisBizminer Home Page

BizMiner industry reports track 9,000 lines of business at local and national levels. Access industry financial analysis and industry market analysis.

9. Local Laundry

We wanted to build a company that builds community, from the garments we sell to the charities they benefit. This isn’t about how our clothes look (but, yeah, they look good) it’s about how they make you feel—comfortable and charitable.

How much they make: $600K/year
Where they're located: Calgary, AB, Canada
How much did it cost to start: $0
Current team size: 4

We Started A $50K/Month Canadian Apparel Brand

Local Laundry co-founders share how they built a million-dollar socially conscious Canadian-made clothing brand from the ground up, now with over five employees working full-time and a mission to donate a million dollars to Canadian charities by 2030.

Connor started Local Laundry almost 8 years ago
Connor grew the business to $50K/month
Read by 3,483 founders

10. RSi

RSi transforms retail data into sales and profit for the world’s leading manufacturers and retailers, from supply chain to shelf, every day

11. More Customers More Sales

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12. Topper Liquidators – Top brands available from one of the largest distributors in America

13. Franchise Local

The Best Franchise Opportunities in the UK can be found here. With 450+ franchise UK opportunities to choose from, we have the perfect franchise for you.

Website traffic: 50K/month

14. Wholesale Dept Store Code #2 merchandise liquidators, overstock liquidation, clearance products.

15. Trion Merchandising Solutions

16. Downtown Bozeman

Looking for things to do in Bozeman, Montana? Discover it all in Downtown Bozeman including fine dining restaurants, art galleries, unique retail shops, sporting goods, and lots of entertainment.

17. EPIC Liquidation World

Liquidation events, GOB store closing sales, online auctions and B2B liquidation consulting: EPIC Liquidation World quickly turns excess assets into CASH!

18. Union and USA Made Apparel and Promotional Items

19. California Closeouts

20. Local Vyntage

Celebrating local nostalgia through premium apparel. See what you remember and share your memories!

21. Bob‘s Sporting Goods

22. Downtown State College Improvement District

23. Kapp Advertising

Reaching over 230,000 Central Pennsylvania and Northern Maryland homes each week through 11 free home-delivered community editions, choose The Merchandiser for Display Advertising, Classifieds and Delivery of Advertising Circulars with no waste or duplication.

24. J&S Business Products, Inc.

Business Printing | Full Color Printing | Promotional Products | Screen Printing | Embroidery | We'll help you find what you need for your business. Call 877-425-4049.

25. Celtic Treasures – O'Donnell's Irish Imports, Inc.

26. Union Sales

27. Heavy Metal Merchant

Explore Heavy Metal Merchant, our store dedicated to providing best official heavy metal merchandise. Click to find the perfect hard rock memorabilia for you!

How much they make: $540K/year
Where they're located: Perth WA, Australia
How much did it cost to start: $500
Current team size: 2


I Bootstrapped A $45K/Month Music Merch Brand From My Living Room

Heavy Metal Merchant is an online retailer that has grown sales to 6-figures/week and ships thousands of items every month to people around the world with a focus on licensed music merchandise specializing on the heavy metal genre and has been profitable for over 12 years straight.

Dave grew the business to $45K/month
It cost Dave $500 to start the business
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28. The Chopper Directory

29. Customized Embroidered Apparel Company