Category: Jan/San

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Save Money and Grow Sales with Q3 Vendor Rebates

As the second quarter is winding down, it’s time to check out all the great rebate opportunities for third quarter.  As always, the quarterly vendor rebates can be found in our Knowledge Warehouse on the Quarterly Vendor Rebates page. Simply click on the vendor to see a listing of all their current rebate opportunities. To make it even easier to view the new third quarter rebates, a full listing of all them with a brief summary has been included below. Clorox Back-to-School Rebate – This end-user rebate offer is valid until the end of August and covers several cleaning products.  Purchase up to 3 cases...

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...

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...

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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...

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A DSR’s Guide to Understanding GHS

Technical specifications regarding chemicals and cleaning products is not typically an area of expertise for most DSR’s, making the recent changes regarding the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) especially daunting to understand. When it comes to selling these products however, your customers may have questions, and the following guide to GHS compliance converts the abstruse jargon into easily understood answers.   What is GHS? The goal of GHS is to simplify the classifying and labeling of chemicals for safety purposes. By attempting to create a unified system of chemical classification, the hope is to have a global understanding between all countries...

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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: