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lumber.jpgThis week Ariba Discovery was full of attention-grabbing buyer postings. Fashion accessories seemed to be the popular items of the week with posts for bracelets, handbags or purses, fashion coats, belts or suspenders, fashion wrist watches, fashionable imitation jewelry, gloves and scarves sets, and more. In addition to these typical posts, there were also quite a few intriguing buying needs posted on Ariba Discovery. Read on to see this week’s top 10 most interesting posts. Be sure to check out last week’s list for even more amusing posts.

 

 

10. Lumber – A contractor in Texas is trying to find a supplier of framing lumber for a new project. The buyer needs an annual shipment of framing lumber in the following sizes: 2x4x8 / 2x4x12 / 2x4x16/ 2x4x24.

 

 

9. Popcorn – A non-profit center in Nevada is looking for a supplier of snack foods. The buyer is specifically looking to purchase bulk orders of popped popcorn. The bags should be about three pounds each and both lightly salted and unsalted are needed.

 

 

8. Soda fountain straws – A buyer in Pennsylvania is searching for a supplier of soda fountain straws. The buyer is looking to purchase between $100,000 and $500,000 of soda fountain straws. The straws should be individually wrapped in a clear plastic film with a printed logo. The straws should be white polypropylene and 10.25” in length.

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7. Artificial flowers – The owner of a dollar store in Oregon is in search of a supplier of artificial flowers. The buyer is looking to purchase over $1,000 of a variety of flowers; all colors, shapes, and sizes are wanted. The buyer needs mostly stem flowers but also needs artificial foliage as well.

 

 

6. Pickles – The owner of a grocery store in Texas is seeking a supplier of gourmet foods including pickles. The buyer is looking for a variety of types of pickles including dill and gherkins. The buyer is also looking to purchase a variety of other gourmet foods including, olives, relish, and quail eggs.

 

 

5. Faux fur throws – A buyer in South Carolina is trying to find a supplier of faux fur throws. The buyer is specifically looking for 50"x60" faux fur throws, backed with faux mink, mini Sherpa, or printed faux flannel. Several styles are needed including: brown bear, black bear, grizzly wear, wolf, red fox, silver fox, rabbit, hare, snowshoe hare, otter, beaver, mink, lynx, bobcat, deer, and elk.

 

 

4. Yoga mats – The owner of a yoga studio in Colorado is looking for a supplier of yoga mats and other accessories. The buyer is looking for yoga mats, bags, straps, and other accessories in all styles, preferably the brands of Hugger Mugger and Gaiam.

 

 

3. Exotic cheeses – The owner of a butcher shop in New Hampshire is in search of a supplier of exotic cheeses. Some popular types are black cheese, pimento, bleu cheese, and cheddar cheese.

 

 

2. Event management services – A research institute in Ohio is seeking a supplier to provide event management services. The buyer is specifically looking for a supplier that can provide race management services for three events during a 12-month period. Services to include a comprehensive operational plan, strategic marketing to ensure target markets are reached, and public relations.

 

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1. Pistachios – A buyer in Florida is searching for a supplier of bulk pistachios. The buyer is looking for one ton, about $50,000 to $100,000 of salted pistachios that are still in the shell.

 

 

Are you interested in learning more about any of these buying needs? If so, simply click on the link embedded in each post description to review the public posting. If you are a supplier that can fulfill any of the requirements be sure to respond to the buyer right away. And remember, stay tuned next week for more of “Ariba Discovery’s Top 10 Interesting Posts of the Week” or visit Ariba Discovery now to find additional buyer postings.

 

leather bracelets.jpgThis week Ariba Discovery was full of attention-grabbing buyer postings. Hair products seemed to be the most popular items this week with posts for Mane & Tail hair products, Royal Moroccan brand hair products, L’Oreal hair products, TiGi hair products, and bulk shampoos. In addition to these typical posts, there were also quite a few intriguing buying needs posted on Ariba Discovery. Read on to see this week’s top 10 most interesting posts. Be sure to check out last week’s list for even more amusing posts.

 

 

10. Leather bracelets – A clothing and accessories company is looking for a supplier of fine leather bracelets. The buyer is specifically looking for leather bracelets manufacturers to do all of the production, stamping, magnetic clasping, wraps for the bracelets. The buyer is looking for a variety of colors in both synthetic and genuine leather materials.

 

 

9. Bullet-proof glass – A company in Texas is looking for a supplier of bullet-proof glass for windows. The requirements are: bullet-proof, laminated glass, glued, 10mm + 10mm (total thickness 20mm). Dimension of glass 1350 mm wide by1485mm high. Binding material: all-weather proof glass sealant, black.

 

 

8. Emergency tent services – An insurance company in Indiana is trying to find a supplier of party tents. These party tents will be used as temporary structures to inspect damage in the event of a natural disaster or emergency. Vendors would need to quickly set up and then remove the tents, and should be able to cover the footprint that the buyer serves. This includes the majority of the Midwest.

 

 

7. Workers compensation medical bill review – An insurance company in New Jersey is in search of a supplier to provide medical bill review and repricing services for workers compensation claims. Suppliers should be local to the New Jersey area and must fill out the questionnaire attached within the posting.

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6. Garage construction services – A large hospitality and gaming company is searching for a supplier to provide garage construction and expansion services for a property in Ohio. This project is specifically to expand a large, multi-level (4 stories), concrete parking garage to accommodate more cars. The supplier must have a contractor’s license in the state of Ohio.

 

 

5. Foot scrubs – A custom orthotics provider in Alabama is seeking a supplier of foot care products. The buyer is specifically looking for foot scrubs, soaps, lotions and balms. All brands are acceptable.

 

 

4. Branding services – A famous traveling entertainment company based in Nevada is trying to find a supplier of branding services. The buyer is specifically looking for a provider of a brand ambassador program. The supplier must have a physical presence (a fully staffed office) in Las Vegas, Nevada.

 

 

3. Used clothing consignment services – A company in Germany is seeking a supplier to provide used clothes consignment services. The buyer is interested in finding a supplier to collect used clothing door to door and then deliver to the buyer.

 

 

2. Executive transportation services – A company in Panama is searching for a supplier to provide transportation services for their employees and executives. The transportation would be for night shifts and multiple vehicles would be needed. The buyer is looking to enter a two year contract with the service provider they select.

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1. Chess board manufacturing services – A boxing supply company in Massachusetts is in search of a supplier to manufacture their custom chess sets. These chess boards are boxing themed with pieces that are shaped like boxers and gloves. Prototype drawings are attached within the posting.

 

 

Are you interested in learning more about any of these buying needs? If so, simply click on the link embedded in each post description to review the public posting. If you are a supplier that can fulfill any of the requirements be sure to respond to the buyer right away. And remember, stay tuned next week for more of “Ariba Discovery’s Top 10 Interesting Posts of the Week” or visit Ariba Discovery now to find additional buyer postings.

 

mm's.jpgThis week Ariba Discovery was full of eye-catching buyer postings. Spices and herbs appeared to be the most popular buyer needs this week with posts for onion, oregano, basil, garlic, dry ranch dressing seasoning, and spices and herbs blends. In addition to these typical posts, there were also quite a few intriguing buying needs posted on Ariba Discovery. Read on to see this week’s top 10 most interesting posts. Be sure to check out last week’s list for even more amusing posts.

 

 

10. M&M’s – The owner of a gift shop in Florida is in search of a supplier of candy for vending machines. The buyer is specifically interested in M&M’s brand candy. The M&M’s should be in 48 piece boxes. The buyer is interested in both peanut and regular M&M’s.

 

 

9. Olive dishes – The owner of an olive oil and vinegar spice shop in New York is searching for a supplier of olive dishes and serving platters. These items will be used for resale in the shop. All styles, colors, and sizes are welcome.

 

 

8. Mayonnaise – The owner of a catering company in Alabama is in search of a supplier of mayonnaise in bulk containers. Mayonnaise is an important ingredient in the buyer’s specialty chicken salad, their signature dish. The buyer likes Kraft brand mayonnaise but a similar brand is acceptable as well.

 

 

7. Medical mannequins – The owner of a new nursing school in Georgia is trying to find a supplier of medical education tools including medical mannequins. These mannequins should display skeletal structure, organ structure and other pertinent medical information. The mannequins should be plastic and have removable pieces so they can display multiple functions in the human body.

 

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6. Mac n cheese – The owner of a convenience store in Pennsylvania is looking for a supplier of mac n cheese and other shelf stable dry pastas. The items will be resold in the convenience store. The buyer is interested in purchasing mac n cheese, canned soup, and ramen noodles.

 

 

5. Back pillows – A physician in Florida is searching for a supplier that can manufacture their patented memory foam back pillows. The pillow design was made for optimal lumbar support and can integrate into chairs. The dimensions of the pillows are about 16 inches by 20 inches and are made from memory foam that is 2.5 to 4 inches deep depending on the style.

 

 

4. Bird seed – The owner of a pet supply store in Alabama is looking for a supplier of bird seed. The seed is for exotic birds including Finch, Amazon, and Macaw.

 

 

3. Hard hats – An oil field construction company in Texas is seeking a supplier of hard hats. The buyer is specifically looking for a continuous supply of class C, E, and G hard hats along with other safety equipment.

 

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2. Sage bundles – The owners of a Reiki therapy shop in New York are seeking suppliers of sage bundles. The sage bundles are used for purification ceremonies and smudging. The buyer is also looking for sweet grass for similar use.

 

 

1. Digital signage – A packing solutions company in Virginia is trying to find a supplier of digital signage. Specifically, the buyer is looking to partner with a supplier that can provide a global digital signage content solution that is centrally managed but allows for local site administration of content. Cloud based solutions are preferred as well as compatibility with Chrome boxes.

 

 

Are you interested in learning more about any of these buying needs? If so, simply click on the link embedded in each post description to review the public posting. If you are a supplier that can fulfill any of the requirements be sure to respond to the buyer right away. And remember, stay tuned next week for more of “Ariba Discovery’s Top 10 Interesting Posts of the Week” or visit Ariba Discovery now to find additional buyer postings.

socks.pngThis week Ariba Discovery was full of attention-grabbing buyer postings. As the final weekend of summer approaches, BBQ related items were very popular this week with posts for BBQ charcoal, squeezable condiments, dry rub ingredients such as dry spices and herbs, BBQ sauce ingredients like tomato paste, frozen ribs and chicken for grilling, propane tanks, and outdoor chairs. In addition to these posts, there were also some intriguing buyer requirements posted as well. Read on to see this week’s top 10 most interesting posts. Be sure to check out last week’s list for even more amusing posts.

 

 

10. Skateboard socks – The owner of an online store based in New Jersey is in search of a supplier of socks. Specifically, the buyer is looking for skateboard socks. These socks should be long, come in a variety of colors, and be made from 100% hemp. The buyer prefers brands such as Huf.

 

 

9. Sweat bands – The owner of a new fitness apparel and accessories line based in Ohio is searching for a supplier to produce sweat bands. The sweat bands should be made of cotton terry cloth so they will be lightweight and durable. The sweat bands should come in a variety of colors and custom embroidery work is needed.

 

 

8. Toilet paper – The owner of an import and export business in Florida is trying to locate a supplier of toilet paper. The buyer is looking for jumbo sized rolls of both single ply and two ply toilet paper, any brand is acceptable. The buyer is looking to purchase the toilet paper in bulk.

 

 

7. Flags and banners – A National retailer is looking for a supplier of flags, banners, pennants, and other accessories to help promote grand openings of new store locations. The retailer is interested in either renting or buying these promotion accessories, but suppliers should be able to set up, install, and clean up the items after the grand openings are complete. The suppliers should also be able to support grand openings in retail locations throughout the United States and Canada.

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6. Anti-fatigue mats – A National retailer is seeking a supplier of anti-fatigue mats for their stores throughout the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. The retailer has over 1,300 existing locations and is planning to open additional locations so this would be a very large order of mats. The specifications of the mats needed are: 6.5' x 8' in grey, 6' x 7.10' in grey, 4' x 8' in grey, and 2' x 3' (1/2") in black.

 

 

5. Dryer sheets – The owner of a coin operated laundry service in Colorado is in search of a supplier of dryer sheets. The buyer is looking for bulk and single serve dryer sheets, but the exact size is not important. The buyer is interested in a variety of name brand scented dryer sheets, Tide is one example. The buyer is also looking for brands that are popular among Hispanic customers such as Ariel and Suavitel.

 

 

4. Ruffled pants for girls – The owner of an embroidery business based in Georgia is searching for a supplier of girl’s pants. The pants should have decorative ruffles and be made from quality fabrics. All colors and sizes are needed and any brand is acceptable.

 

 

3. Shofars – The owner of a religious gift shop in Texas is looking for a supplier of shofars. A shofar is an ancient Israeli trumpet made from the horn of a ram. These items should be authentic and a large order of $10,000 to $50,000 of products is needed.

 

 

nitrogen.png2. Unity sand ceremony supplies – The owner of a wedding and special occasion store in New Jersey is trying to locate a supplier of unity sand ceremony supplies. Specifically, the buyer is looking for glass vases that are filled with decorative or colorful sand. The glasses can be any shape or size and the sand can come in any and all colors. The items are typically sold together in sets.

 

 

1. Nitrogen production plant – A company in Arizona is seeking a service provider to plan, build, and operate a Nitrogen and Oxygen production plant. The service is estimated to cost between $5,000,000 and $10,000,000 and will be a 10 year contract. Plant requirements and specifications are attached within the posting.

 

 

Are you interested in learning more about any of these buying needs? If so, simply click on the link embedded in each post description to review the public posting. If you are a supplier that can fulfill any of the requirements be sure to respond to the buyer right away. And remember, stay tuned next week for more of “Ariba Discovery’s Top 10 Interesting Posts of the Week” or visit Ariba Discovery now to find additional buyer postings.

 

Doll House.jpgThis week Ariba Discovery was full of eye-catching buyer postings. As the fall hunting season approaches, hunting gear appeared to be the popular items this week with buyer postings for hunting protective cases, deer hunting climbing stands, and hunting blinds. In addition to these usual posts, there were also some fascinating buyer requirements posted as well. Read on to see this week’s top 10 most interesting posts. Be sure to check out last week’s list for even more entertaining posts.

 

 

10. Doll houses – A business owner in Florida is in search of a supplier of doll houses. The doll houses will be resold at tradeshows across the Southeast. In addition to doll houses, the buyer is also looking for dolls, accessories, doll house accessories, and other miniatures.

 

 

9. Skorts – A personal trainer in Colorado is trying to start an active wear clothing line and searching for suppliers of skorts.  Skorts are half skirt, half shorts, or a skirt with shorts built in. The buyer is looking for the skorts to be made of synthetic, moisture wicking materials. All colors, sizes, and patterns are needed.

 

 

8. Hand carved wooden animals – A buyer in New Hampshire is in search of a supplier of hand carved wooden animals for resale. The animals should be about 12 to 15 inches tall and made of quality wood. The buyer currently sells hand carved wooden airplanes and other vehicles and they move about 4,000 units per year.

 

 

7. Tortillas – The owner of a taco stand in California is looking for a supplier of tortillas. The tortillas should be soft, flour tortillas. Any brand and any size are fine.

 

 

6. Dress manufacturing services – An aspiring clothing designer in Michigan is searching for a supplier to provide dress manufacturing services. For now, the buyer is looking for samples of each of their dress designs, but will order large quantities once they are satisfied with the quality.

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5. Football helmets – The owner of an East coast sporting goods distribution company is looking for a supplier of football helmets. The buyer is looking for exclusive rights to sell football helmets in NC, SC, VA, & WV. The buyer sells to High Schools, Middle Schools, Colleges, Semi-Pro, & Youth Football Leagues. The helmets should be high quality, low prices, top artwork, top customer service, 4-5 star helmet rating.

 

 

4. High waisted jeans – The owner of a new boutique in Texas is seeking a supplier of high waisted jeans. The buyer is looking for all sizes of these trendy jeans. Any designer is acceptable.

 

 

3. Synthetic leather – A jewelry maker in California is in search of a supplier of synthetic leather. Specifically, the buyer is looking for synthetic leather cord - flat leather 5 mm, and 10 mm, round cord - 1 mm, 1.5mm, 2 mm, leather bobo cord, and any other leather cord components - magnetic clasps, connectors, half cuff clasps, slider beads, etc. related to Regalize products.

 

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2. Archery targets – The owner of an online hunting business in Missouri is looking for a supplier of archery targets. The buyer needs 3D targets made of dense, flexible, self-closing foam. The buyer also needs bag targets - filled with a dense fiber material. Finally, the buyer needs standard paper targets. All brands will be considered.

 

 

1. Syrups - The owner of a store in Georgia is looking for a supplier of honey and other natural syrups. The buyer is looking for all brands of honey in all sizes of bottles. The buyer is looking to purchase at least 10 cases.

 

 

Are you interested in learning more about any of these buying needs? If so, simply click on the link embedded in each post description to review the public posting. If you are a supplier that can fulfill any of the requirements be sure to respond to the buyer right away. And remember, stay tuned next week for more of “Ariba Discovery’s Top 10 Interesting Posts of the Week” or visit Ariba Discovery now to find additional buyer postings.

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