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Q: wholesale or drop ship source for RONCO products & other AS SEEN ON TV PRODUCTS ( Answered,   0 Comments )
Subject: wholesale or drop ship source for RONCO products & other AS SEEN ON TV PRODUCTS
Category: Business and Money > eCommerce
Asked by: shinyscreen-ga
List Price: $10.00
Posted: 21 Aug 2002 23:49 PDT
Expires: 20 Sep 2002 23:49 PDT
Question ID: 57283
I am looking for a legit wholesale source or drop ship source for
RONCO products, AS SEEN ON TV.  Need direct source for wholesale
purchases.  Also looking for any direct sources of AS SEEN ON TV
products, and direct sources for LAVA LAMPS.  Looking for serious
responses only, have done our research on google & others, looking for
serious knowledge... Please do not just provide google or search
engine results
Subject: Re: wholesale or drop ship source for RONCO products & other AS SEEN ON TV PRODUCTS
Answered By: cynthia-ga on 23 Aug 2002 11:08 PDT
Hi shinyscreen!

I found the information you are searching for. When wanting a
legitimate wholesaler of ANY product, it is best to go straight to the
source and ask who the authorized wholesalers are for each product you
are interested in. I contacted RONCO directly and spoke to their
wholesale department and found that RONCO itself is the only
"legitimate" wholesale distributor. To place a wholesale order,
contact the person below:

Scott Watkins (at RONCO)
(818) 678-3944 extension 8233
Scott's email:

The original "Lava Lamps" that have been around since 1963 were
invented by a man named Edward Craven Walker. The company is now owned
by Cressida Granger. The company is based in the UK. Here is their
website URL:

The official website of original Lava Lamps since 1963. They have a
HUGE factory in the UK, click on the "i" (for information) in the link
area to see pictures of their factory. Contact information is not on
their website, however I am certain that if you go to their contact
page, and use their online email form to inquire about wholesale
purchases, you will get a quick response.

If you would be happy with "knock-offs" (imitation Lava Lamps") then
let me know in a "clarification request" and I will do more research
for you.

As for "As Seen On TV" products, the distributors you see online are
all retailers. To purchase wholesale you would need to identify the
specific product/s you wish to buy/sell and contact the individual
companies directly and inquire about wholesale/bulk buying.

Example, "Oxi-Clean" is on ALL the "As Seen ON TV" retail websites. I
can assure you that each of the retailers are purchasing directly from


Oxi-Clean World
515 West Mariposa Street
Hayward, CA 94545 
Phone: 1-800-459-6155 

One "retailer" I found does offer business to business purchases:

As Seen On TV - Online
Phone: (800) 826-8513 - Toll Free
Ask for the 'business to business' department.

Mon. - Fri. 9:00 AM Till 5:00 PM
Eastern Standard Time 
Saturdays The Office is Closed 
Sundays The Office is Closed

Sales Department email:

Their website:
This is the official website of "As Seen On TV" products. Their office
is in New York. They have a "business to business" sales department
which requires a Tax ID number to complete a purchase. This is as
legitimate as it gets without contacting each company yourself,
however I would recommend dealing with each company directly.

Additionally, you can go to their "Contact Page" and open a LIVE CHAT
with a representative. Here is that link:

It was a pleasure to find the information for you, I hope you find it


Search Terms used at Google:

RONCO +"official website" (+wholesale)
"Lave Lamps" +original (+wholesale)
"As Seen On TV" +"official website" (+wholesale)

Request for Answer Clarification by shinyscreen-ga on 23 Aug 2002 21:28 PDT
The only information that was helpful & correct was regarding Ronco.

Other than that, your information is not correct or misleading.

Your information regarding "lava" brand lamps in not correct for North

Please visit this link -

You will notice this information - Haggerty Enterprises, Inc. is a
privately held, family-owned company headquartered in Chicago, IL. A
recognized leader in the novelty giftware industry, Haggerty
Enterprises, Inc. manufactures LAVAŽ brand motion products and
distributes novelty items throughout the U.S.A. and around the world.

Known to many as a cultural icon, the LAVAŽ brand motion lamp has
melted a permanent place in our hearts for 35 years. Edward Craven
Walker first created the hypnotic prototype in 1963. Two years later,
the rights to the "Astro Lamp" were purchased by two far-out Americans
who brought it back to the States and marketed it as the LAVAŽ brand
motion lamp. To this day, Haggerty Enterprises, Inc. is the only
manufacturer of the LAVAŽ brand motion lamp.


You were totally wrong on the Oxi-Clean info you provided, and you
seemed very confident of your answer on this item.  Here is your text
- Example, "Oxi-Clean" is on ALL the "As Seen ON TV" retail websites.
can assure you that each of the retailers are purchasing directly from

But if you took the time to click on this link on that site -

You would notice this information - Oxi-Clean World is a California
based independent reseller of the "OxiClean" cleanser. We are
dedicated to providing OxiClean at unbeatable prices! We are further
committed to providing quality service in the ordering, handling, and
delivery of our goods to our customers. To order, please call
800-459-6155 or click here.

--------As you can see from the above text, they are resellers, not
the direct source...

I am disappointed again by this service.  I think this would be a
helpful service, but the "experts" need to spend time researching
before they answer questions.  If they cannot spend the required
amount of time on research due to a low bid, then best to not answer
at all.

That is just my opinion.

Clarification of Answer by cynthia-ga on 26 Aug 2002 10:54 PDT
Hi again shinyscreen!

Thanks for taking the time to ask for clarification and pointing out
the incorrect portions of my answer. I'd like to work with you to
improve your Google Answers experience, okay? I have absolutely no
problem doing more research for you, and correcting any information
you find to be incomplete or inaccurate. Let's take things one at a

I found more information about OxiClean for you:

OxiClean is made by "Orange Glo International"
..."On January 2, 2002, ccgenesis launched the site for Orange Glo International......Founded in
1982 by Max Appel and his wife, Elaine, and still owned and operated
by the Appel family, the company develops, produces, and sells a
variety of cleaning products. These include OxiClean laundry additive,
Orange Clean cleanser and degreaser, and Orange Glo wood polish and
cleaner. The company also produces hand soap, shampoo, car polish, and
other cleaning accessories..." (

Next is the LavaLamps, did you find what you need at the website you
cited or are you still needing help with that?  Also, what other
products "As Seen On TV" are you seeking wholesale suppliers
information for?

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