fresh flowers.jpgThis week Ariba Discovery was full of attention-grabbing buyer postings. Computers and computer accessories seemed to be the most popular items of the week with posts for network and wireless network interface cards, computer docking stations, computer monitors, computer trackballs and keyboards, tablet computers, and more. In addition to these typical posts, there were also quite a few fascinating 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. Fresh flowers – A company in Georgia is in search of a supplier of fresh cut flowers. The buyer is an online fundraising technology that enables nonprofit organizations to raise money selling products.  Their customers are typically athletic teams that fund raise all year long.  They are looking to create a Valentine’s Day fundraiser that would include fresh cut flowers that would sell well for this holiday. Flowers needed are: roses, lilies, tulips, carnations, and more.




9. Algae – The owner of an organic homeopathic store in Canada is looking for a supplier of organic algae or seaweed. The algae and seaweed should be high quality and organic.




8. Adult diapers – The owner of an online distributing company in Florida is searching for a supplier of adult diapers. The buyer is specifically looking for diapers in all sizes, styles, and major or generic brands in bulk amounts.




7. Hair pieces – The owner of a small business in Washington is in search of a supplier of hair pieces that attach to hats. These hair pieces are used for cancer patients. The buyer needs a wide variety of hair types like straight and curly, as well as all sizes, colors, and designs of hair pieces.




building cleaning services.jpg6. Building cleaning services – A company in Georgia is trying to find a supplier of building cleaning services for a large office building. This will be a long term contract for cleaning a large office every evening during the work week.




5. Bicycle gloves – A company in Indiana is seeking a supplier of bicycle gloves. The buyer is looking for both men’s and women’s bicycle gloves in all sizes and colors. The buyer is also only interested in working with a US based manufacturer.




4. Floating water pumps – A company in Utah is searching for a supplier of water pumps. The buyer is specifically looking for a 12 inch floater pump with at least a 50 horsepower motor. The pump needs to be mounted to a pontoon.




3. Fire sprinkler subcontractor – A large construction company in Kentucky is seeking a supplier of fire sprinkler instillation services. This subcontractor would be responsible for installing fire sprinklers in big box stores in the region during their remodels.




peanuts.jpg2. Bulk peanuts – The owner of a gourmet foods store in Texas is looking for a supplier of peanuts in bulk quantities. At this time, the buyer is looking to purchase 5 to 10 tons of Spanish or Virginia peanuts, a smaller variety. The buyer is also looking to purchase Ginger, Garlic, Pearl Millet, Grain Sorghum, Finger/Ragi Millet and Oats from a farmer one ton at a time. All items are to be shipped to a warehouse in Texas.




1. Application and smart toothbrush – The owner of a company in Ohio is trying to find a manufacturer of a smart toothbrush for children to go along with an Android application for children. The application encourages tooth brushing and the proper amount of time. Each time children brush their teeth for two minutes, twice a day; they will receive prizes and awards. It should be constructed like a game, one in which children look forward to playing twice a day. Instilling good oral habits they can take into adulthood. Additional information is attached within the Ariba Discovery post.




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.