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Sumner Communications is the leading publisher
of wholesale trade magazines, directories and websites.

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SUMNER COMMUNICATIONS has been providing publications and online services to the wholesale merchandise industry for over 33 years.

Our flagship website – – is the Internet's first and original online wholesale directory. Each month, hundreds of thousands of wholesale buyers trust to find products and suppliers. is the content hub for all things wholesale. News, insights, how-to guides, and valuable industry resources for both buyers and suppliers can all be found for free on the Wholesale Central blog.

We also publish, the leading online marketplace for buyers and sellers of closeout, liquidation and overstock merchandise.

At Sumner Communications, our mission is to produce the highest quality digital media that connect buyers with wholesalers, importers, and manufacturers in virtually every product category.

Wholesale Central

Wholesale Central is the leading B2B directory that helps buyers find wholesale suppliers and products.

Media Properties

Websites The Internet's largest wholesale directory and marketplace of active wholesalers, importers, and manufacturers in more product categories than any other single location on the Web. The leading online directory for sourcing closeouts, liquidations and overstock products. Serves the national flea market and swap meet industry by offering news, advice, and networking opportunities to market managers, vendors, and other industry professionals.