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DSR’s Product Guide for Automotive Service Professionals Week

This week we salute those men and women whose knowledge and expertise keeps us on the road! The National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) has declared the week of June 9-15 to be National Automotive Service Professionals Week. Created in 2005, it’s a day where we stop and appreciate all of their hard work– for without them, the sales person’s journey from A to B would not be possible. Odds are, you spend more time being their customer than they spend being yours, but if you don’t already have a steady stream of Automotive Service Professionals on your list of customers, we’ve...

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Cast Your Vote for Manager of Distinction!

Facilities Cleaning Decisions magazine is looking for your nominations! Do you have an in-house department manager who is deserving of recognition? Are you yourself a hard-working department manager in the Jan/San industry? Read on for details on how you (or your peer) could be recognized in the upcoming issue of Facility Cleaning Decisions as a Manger of Distinction! Nominations must be received by May 28. See below for additional details from CleanLink. From now until May 28th, nominate yourself or a peer as a Manager of Distinction. After all, our industry needs some kudos! The more details you provide, the...

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...

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...

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One More Week to Earn Q1 Rebates!

It’s hard to believe that the first quarter of 2014 is already coming to a close! For most people, this means the birds start chirping, the golf course turns green again, and baseball is back on television. For a anyone in the distribution chain, this is time to check your invoices, count your purchases, and make sure you’re taking advantage of all of the free money available to you from manufacturers! We have even redesigned the Quarterly Rebates page to make finding these rebates easier than ever before.  Simply click on the vendor logo to be directed to a page filled with...

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:

Clock Is Ticking for Q4 Rebates!

New Years Eve is only two weeks away!  Besides being the last day in 2013, this day also marks the final day to qualify for DSR and End User Q4 rebates.  In case you missed them, here is a recap of all the great offers that can still be taken of advantage of until the end of the year…

Distributors and End-Users to Earn Massive Q4 Diversey Rebates

Distributors are typically stuck in the middle of supply and demand, in that they supply themselves with what their customers demand, with little room for personal preference. Every so often, however, an incentive so appealing comes along, that it becomes necessary to nudge your supply-demanding customers towards a given group of products. Such is the case with Diversey’s lucrative fourth quarter rebate incentives on purchases through December 31! Distributors have the opportunity to earn up to $7500 in Diversey rebates on qualifying purchases, the sales of which are helped along by an additional group of rebates for End-Users! Talk about...

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...