RJ Schinner's Sales Support Blog For Jan/San, Foodservice and Paper Distributors

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Final FDA rules on antibacterial hand soaps

On Friday, September 2nd 2016, FDA issued the long expected final rule for over-the-counter (OTC) consumer antiseptic wash products. As a result, the FDA will exclude 19 active ingredients, including Triclosan, that have been listed on the previous 1994 tentative final monograph for over-the-counter antiseptic wash products. Manufacturers did not demonstrate that the ingredients are both safe for long-term daily use and more effective than plain soap and water in preventing illness and the spread of certain infections. Manufacturers have until September 2nd 2017 to meet compliance. It’s important to note that this ruling only applies to product intended to be...

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Want to Be a Hero?

What is a Hero? A hero (or heroine) is someone who is admired or idealized for courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities.  The Hero is the star of the show, they overcome enemies, rise above, and triumph! As a field sales representative, one is expected to be a hero. A Sales Representative is expected to provide: Great Service Prompt Responses to questions Extensive Product Training Extensive Product Knowledge All this above (and more) while at the same time: Generate Revenue Increase Growth Bring in New Business Be a team player … well you get the idea We all know, that...

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Take Advantage of Q3 Vendor Rebates!

We are a third of the way through Q3! Make sure you take advantage of Q3 vendor rebates from Diversey, P&G, Colgate-Palmolive and Reckitt-Benckiser! Qualifying purchases must be made between July 1st- September 30, 2016. Distributor and End User rebates can also be found on the Quarterly Vendor Rebates page. Happy Selling! Diversey True Savings General – Earn up to $2000 on products such as: Fantastik Glade Floor Science O-Cedar Pledge Scrubbing Bubbles Windex True Savings Food Storage – Earn up $2000 on products such as: All Beer Clean Janitor in a Drum Mr. Muscle O-Cedar Sani-Sure Twinkle Ziploc True...

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Q2 is Slipping Away… Don’t miss out on Vendor Rebates!

Save More, Sell More With Q2 Rebates for Distributors and End-Users Finish off this quarter strong, with a variety of manufacturer rebates available on high-demand products. There’s less than three weeks left to qualify, so read on to find out what you need to do to maximize your incentive! These rebates range in value from $2 up to an Unlimited amount of Savings on purchases made in Q2. Many of these distributor rebates also have an end-user counterpart, making it easy to push through a few last-minute sales that will help your customers qualify…while earning you and your company added...

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Clorox Bleach: Is it Food Safe?

Clorox Bleach isn’t just for laundry. Did you know that Clorox Germicidal Bleach is NSF certified food safe? The Clorox Professional Products Company has indeed earned that certification (see the letter HERE) but you won’t see it on the label, or the box. Despite the missing label, a number of authorities promote liquid chlorine bleach as a food safe sanitizer, including the CDC, the FDA, the USDA, and FoodSafety.gov, in addition to the NSF. According to the letter, Clorox Germicidal Bleach is food safe in it’s regular form – meaning without scents, or additives intended for use in laundry. Clorox...

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Introducing Value for Commercial Laundry Applications with Phoenix Brands!

Today’s distributor needs to find value anywhere they can. According to the ISSA, Laundry Detergents are a $400 MM category in the institutional market. RJ Schinner recognizes that the washing of materials in commercial buildings is often overlooked as a distribution profit center. Many of today’s facilities have a myriad amount of materials that require washing: Mops Towels Microfiber Mats Uniforms Curtains etc… This application often involves either an expensive retail brand or a more generic commercial brand to get the job done.   New Options from Phoenix Brands To increase the profile of the category, RJ Schinner would like...

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Empress Earth for Earth Day!

Celebrate the 46th Anniversary of Earth Day with Empress Earth Products! Empress Earth is a brand new line in the Empress Family of Products.  The Empress Earth Bagasse Products utilize what would commonly be a waste product from sugar production (Bagasse) to make a wide variety of sustainable products. Why Sugarcane? Sugarcane is a renewable plant in two ways. Sugarcane plants can be harvested more than once, and are a crop that grows after it is cut and planted again. Since sugarcane is a renewable and fast growing plant, the by-product (crushed sugarcane stalks, referred to as Bagasse) is a...

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Empress Food Service Segment Expanding!

Over the last two years the Empress family of product has grown to offer several categories in the food service packaging arena, including gloves, cutlery, food trays, straws and stirrers, food service film, and paper plates.  Now, RJ Schinner is ready to introduce more additions to the food service segment with premium lines of Portion Cups, Deli Containers, Polystyrene Cups, Polypropylene Cups, PET Cups, Food Service Foil, Hot Cups and Empress Earth, a green line of products.   Quality products, great value and attractive packaging are what you will come to expect with all Empress products. Empress will allow our...

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New Quarter, New Rebates!

New Quarter, Newly Available Vendor Rebates! On April 1st 2016, the following vendor rebates will be starting.  It is a great time to get a jump on available incentives to qualify for redemption, and continue earning until June 30th, 2016.  End-Users and Distributors can earn anywhere between $25 to several thousand dollars for purchasing popular customer favorites. Take a look at the listing below for more detailed information, separated by vendor.  The rebate coupons are linked to each section, click on them to download or view and be sure to mail the coupons by the date listed on each form!...

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Don’t be left out in the Cold! Q1 2016 Vendor Rebates are Now Available!

Q1 2016 Vendor Rebates are Now Available Start off 2016 with more money in your pocket!  A new group  of money-making incentives and rebates are now available.  Distributors and End-Users can earn anywhere from $20 to $2000,  with popular customer favorites such as Ajax, Windex, Bounty, Dawn, Lysol, and Glade!  Check out the list below to see  how much you can earn, and what products qualify to earn rebates. Click on the links to view the rebates and start earning! Diversey Q1 Rebates Diversey U.S. Distributor True Savings Rebates– Distributors can earn up to $2000 in rebates on select popular products, with incentives of...