Category: health

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Buzz Off! Summer Tips for Mosquito Control Awareness Week

National Mosquito Control Awareness Week When it comes to stopping mosquitoes, people will try almost anything.  Those blood sucking insects can ruin a camping trip, an outdoor BBQ, and just about anything that involves evening outdoor activity.  To raise awareness of the importance of controlling the mosquito population to reduce the number of diseases that people contract from them, the AMCA (American Mosquito Control Association) has declared that this week to be National Mosquito Control Awareness Week! There are many suggestions online for “natural” repellents, but the majority of these have not been scientifically proven.  To help you find a real...

Clorox Healthcare Bleach Germicidal Cleaner Kill Claim

We have exciting news regarding Clorox Healthcare Bleach Germicidal Cleaners!  The EPA has reinstated their claim that the Germicidal Cleaners can kill the C. diff spore in 5 minutes.  C. diff (Clostridium difficile) causes diarrhea and is spread through hand contact.  People in a healthcare environment are at a greater risk especially when present for longer periods of time. The following is part of a press release from Clorox with more details: We are very pleased to inform you that Clorox, with the approval of the EPA, has reinstated the C. difficile spore kill claim to the product label of the Clorox...

Lysol APC with Bleach – Coming Soon, to Distribution!

According to the CDC, Norovirus is the leading cause of illness from contaminated food, while C. Diff (clostridium difficile), a dangerous HAI (hospital-acquired infection), is linked to over half a million illnesses each year and is growing harder to treat. These diseases spread through typical methods, such as not washing hands or using gloves properly, and then surfaces become contaminated from dirty hands– easily spreading these diseases to food and people (CDC). Stopping this spread is imperative, which is why Reckitt-Benckiser has developed the new Lysol Professional APC with Bleach for hard surfaces, which is effective in killing C. Diff spores in...

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New Cascades Antibacterial Towels Add Defense Against Infection

Cascades Tissue Group has revolutionized hand washing, with the all-new award-winning line of antibacterial hand towels. With flu season at its peak, H1N1 running rampant, and head colds taking over our workplaces and homes, the time for fighting infection has never been better, making the extra protection offered by a new step in hand care regimens a welcome defense. To maximize the effectiveness of hand hygiene, Cascades Tissue has introduced the world’s first Antibacterial Hand Towel. Unlike ordinary paper towels, when this revolutionary paper towel comes into contact with the water on your hands, it releases an active ingredient that...

New Year, New Quarter, New Rebates!

With only 84.4% of the first quarter left, it is time to check out the new first quarter rebates!  These lucrative rebates save distributors money while giving DSRs an opportunity to earn a bonus by increasing sales of the products!  There are a few rebates that are even extended to the end-user, which encourages them to buy more as well. The first quarter rebate offers can be found on the Quarterly Vendor Rebates page.  Here is a brief description of what’s available:

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...

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...

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Offer Cold and Flu Relief with Clorox Rebates for End Users!

In case you haven’t noticed the ambient chorus of coughs, sneezes and sniffles all around you, cold and flu season is in full swing. This is the time of year where antibacterial and disinfectant sales of everything are sure to climb, meaning increased sales opportunities for DSRs! Through the end of flu season, Clorox is offering added relief to end users and added sales opportunities to distributors, offsetting the high cost of healthy living with two valuable Clorox rebate coupons for illness-preventing products. Both of these Clorox rebate coupons offer your customers up to $50 cash back when purchasing 1-3...

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...