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Introducing Empress Products- Upscale Options for Distributors

Let’s face it- the foodservice supply market has a plethora of options for today’s distributor. In following the good-better-best model, it’s ideal to have a range of products and price points to suit a variety of end-user needs and budgets. But what about a customer who demands high quality, upscale products at a value price? Empress Products has the solution. Introducing, a full line of high quality foodservice and paper products designed with the customer in mind! The products and packaging sport a high-end, attractive design, and the products themselves are comparable to national brands– with the price point of...

Fifty Shades of Green! Eco-Friendly Products for Earth Day

While most places are still a dingy shade of brown, the greens of Spring are starting to pop up! One of the early harbingers of Spring is Earth Day, the annual celebration of conservation that has been observed on the 22nd of April every year since 1970. Year over year, the role of Earth Day has done it’s job in increasing awareness of more responsible consumerism, and taking better care of the environment. It all began with the Keep America Beautiful organization, established in 1953, which is the non-profit group responsible for the campaign that gave us the famous Iron...

Keeping Holidays Warm and Bright, With SternoCandleLamp

Have you ever been famished at a holiday party waiting patiently to finally eat, but by the time the food is served your meal is lukewarm, leaving a bitter taste of what could have been the best hot meal in a long time? What a disappointment! To avoid this hunger letdown, buffets are typically the preferred choice for many dining establishments, giving guests an assortment of hot, delicious food to choose from that’s ready to serve when they’re ready to eat! For the holidays, restaurants will be planning holiday buffets, caterers will be serving special events, bars and pubs will...

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Solaris Paper Announces Improvements to Hand Towels

Solaris Paper, formerly known as Oasis Brands, has rolled out product changes to select paper towel SKUs in an effort to continue their commitment to added value and sustainability for their paper products. These subtle modifications include adding a new product to the Livi VPG line and also enhancing the Livi Basic multi-fold towel. Read on to learn more about these changes, and understand how they’ll effect your customers.

A DSR’s Guide to Long-Term Care Facility Supplies – Part One

Fact: About 70% of Americans over the age of 65 years will need long-term care services during their lifetime. By 2020, this number is expected to exceed 12 million.  (Prudential Research Report: Long Term Care Cost Study, 2010.) The Baby Boomer generation is the largest US age demographic- in fact, over the next 20 years, the number of Americans age 65 and older will more than double to 71 million, comprising roughly 20% of the U.S. population. It’s not all senior citizens in LTC facilities, however. Did you know that a staggering 40% of people receiving long-term care are working-age...

Specialized Green Cleaning Products You Didn’t Know Existed

The market these days has been seeing a significant green shift in product choices- in any given retail store, there could be anywhere from one to five different manufacturers for green cleaning products! Years ago, if consumers wanted greener cleaning, they chose from baking soda, vinegar, or ammonia to clean. Now, there is a growing amount of more specialized options, giving customers nearly as much variety in eco-friendly cleaning lines as there are in traditional cleaning product lines! This is great news for your customers. Earth Friendly Products in Distribution One of the early innovators of green cleaning is Earth...

P&G Offers Easy DIY Sell Sheets for DSRs!

Procter & Gamble has recently released several sell sheets that can be easily customized for your specific customer base, and with a distributor’s unique product numbers.   There is even a space to add in a DSR’s own contact information and company logo!  These sheets are easily edited right in Adobe Reader and require no confusing file conversions saving you time while offering the ability to use a professional looking sell sheet, taking just a few minutes to finalize.  Simply verify the product name and then just add in the manufacturing number, ordering number, size, case/quantity, and contact information —...

Free Dial DUO Dispensers and Spiffs for DSRs!

Through the end of the year, Henkel is offering a special promotion on Dial DUO Foam Dispensers and soap! I know what you’re thinking- “My customer’s already have hand soap dispensers!” But did you know…1000 consumers were asked which soap dispenser they’d prefer to use in a public restroom, and 86% preferred Dial over GOJO or an unnamed dispenser. Now, as a DSR, you are eligible for a $3 Spiff per case on all new sales of Dial DUO refills! Customers, when asked why they prefer Dial, stated that they enjoy the smell, know the brand, and they appreciate the...

Preparing a Toolkit for Cold and Flu Season

If this winter will be anything like last year, the majority of the country should be preparing for a long, cold, snowy winter. (Great for shovel sales, bad for us.) As you would expect, being cooped up indoors for months on end with the heat blasting creates a perfect environment for germs to shack up with their unwilling hosts. While the CDC jury is still out on the severity of this year’s flu season, it’s always better to prepare for the worst, especially considering we may be in for a rough season overall. In the sales and distribution industry, the...

Simplify Sanitation with Steramine 1-G Tablets

Would you have a pint of beer with a perfect stranger? What if you had to share the same cup? I’m sure most people would cringe at the idea, simply because you just never know where that mouth has been. That is exactly why in commercial applications, the law requires a third sink sanitation system. Without this important third step, infectious diseases can easily be spread through beer glasses, spoons, or anything that comes in contact with a stranger’s bodily fluids. There’s a conveniently packaged, pre-portioned product on the market for sanitizing purposes called Steramine 1-G. In a handy tablet...