Watkins Industries Inc was started by Evangeline & Andrew Watkins after gaining a combined 40 years experience in the retail and wholesale industries, separately and as a team! As a wholesale and sourcing company, Watkins Industries specialize in acquisition of relevant goods in the general merchandise categories such as Kitchen and Tabletop Gifts, Stationery, Crafts & Toys and other seasonal categories as well as opportunity buys with extreme value for a very diverse clientele across Canada.
Watkins Industries Mission:
Our mission is to be the #1 destination and supplier of Quality Stationery, Trendy Basic Apparel & Accessories, Innovative Gifts & Kitchenware, Technology Infused Trends and Opportunity Deals in any retail category.
Our talented buyers are determined to source the latest trends in Everyday Essentials for our customers. Watkins Industries Inc strives to acquire leading brands at its most competitive wholesale pricing to provide our clients the edge in a fast paced retail world!
Watkins Industries Inc is a Sourcing Agent specializing in acquisition of relevant goods in the grocery, gen merchandise, housewares, stationery and beachwear categories as well as opportunity buys for our diverse clientele across Canada. Contact us for more information on this service.
As Sales and Marketing Agency, we represent wholesale and manufacturing groups with innovative products current and/or overstock to move on a daily basis. Watkins Industries provides Full Service Product Marketing Campaign for your product in your target market. This service includes creating comprehensive communication programs like sales literature, point of purchase materials and online informational support system.
Watkins Industries Inc Immediate Goal:
To assist small to medium sized retailers with their trade by providing current, relevant & trendy products to drive sales in their business.
To utilize our extensive knowledge and experience in product sourcing and development for clients with specific needs to help complete the product assortment in their store(s).
Watkins Industries Inc Core Value:
To act with the utmost integrity and professionalism when serving our clients.
Watkins Industries Trade Shows: Please ask your sales rep for more information.
Alberta Gift + Home Market
Fall 2020 CANCELLED – replaced with a CanGift Gift + Home Virtual Market between Sept 14 – 17, 2020
Spring 2021 TBD – replaced with a CanGift Gift + Home Virtual Market between Feb 22 – 25, 2021
Fall 2021 TBD
Vancouver Gift Expo
Spring 2021 CANCELLED
Fall 2021 TBD
Fall 2021 – TBD
OUR NEW SHOWROOM IS CURRENTLY A WORK-IN-PROGRESS.
Our wholesale showroom is now set up and ready for viewing when it becomes safe to do so.
While we are not actively inviting customers right now, we do have a safety plan & procedure in place for out-of-town clients requesting to visit our showroom to do their buying.
Please contact our office if you are planning a trip to Vancouver and would like to visit our showroom to view all our products.
To Our Local Customers: We will make an announcement once the showroom is available for safe viewing in person.
Showroom Location: 111 – 11568 Eburne Way, Richmond, BC V6V 0A7
*BY APPOINTMENT ONLY*