Category: Technology

Cascades Tissue Group releases a New Mobile App!

The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot. Many of us are glued to our cell phones, tablets or computers for hours on end. The ease of having so much information at our fingertips, while a blessing, can also be quite overwhelming! It can be daunting to search online, especially when it takes forever to find specific or current information. Our time is valuable people! The new Cascades Tissue mobile app simplifies and streamlines this process.  It allows distributors and customers to access the most updated information on Cascades Away-from-Home products at any time and...

Fresh Products App is Refreshingly Helpful

Fresh Products, makers of highly-effective odor control products, urinal screens, and amusingly informative videos, are proud to introduce an all-new mobile app– complete with access to product information, sell sheets, videos, and more! More and more B2B manufacturers are understanding the importance of offering relevant information in one easy to access place, making it easier for sellers to find what they need from anywhere. Fresh Products has recognized the importance of on-the-go tools, and put together an app that will take the guesswork out of restroom refreshers. A Must-Have Resource Fresh Products’ app is both simple and informative.  It’s fast,...

GOJO’s New Dispenser App Makes Selling a Snap

A picture is worth a thousand words. You can describe a product to a customer all day, but every sales person knows that being able to demonstrate products or provide samples is much more effective in making a sale.  But…what if there was an app targeted towards DSRs, with the ability to show a customer how good a product would look in their business setting, without actually having to carry the product with you? Behold– the new GOJO® Virtual Dispenser app! Showing a virtual product helps make the job easier, by requiring less product to be carried with you while giving...

How Duracell is Increasing Distributor Selling Power

Take a moment to look around you- how many battery-operated devices are within arm’s reach? In 1970, the average number of battery-operated devices in the workplace was five. Today, the number has ballooned to 30 devices! From calculators, to wireless mice and keyboards, to smoke detectors, to radios, batteries keep a business running smoothly. As of 2013, the current US alkaline battery market is valued at $3.8 billion. That’s an 18% increase over 2005! Do you know where your customers are purchasing their batteries? If it isn’t from you, that likely means that they are buying from the likes of...

Make Your Customer’s Trash Your Business!

Everyone has trash. As a distributor sales representative, it’s up to you to really dive in and get to know your customer’s garbage! Now, I’m not implying that you become nosy, or that you physically dive in and swim around in refuse (unless of course you’re into that sort of thing.) In fact, knowing your customer’s garbage is as easy as downloading a training app from Heritage Bag, designed to turn garbage greenhorns into can liner consultants! With this one, convenient app you can become a garbage solutions expert, readily advising your customers on the pros and cons of the...

RJ Schinner Has Gone Mobile, With a Free Smartphone App!

RJ Schinner Has Gone Mobile, With a Free Smartphone App!

Easily downloaded through Google Play or the App Store, the free productivity App is ideal for busy Distributor Sales Representatives on the go, and has all of the same great features as the blog, including: timely and relevant posts, literature by vendor downloads, training aides, and an easily searchable database accessible online as well as offline. Once downloaded, the App will display on the home screen of your smart phone — accessible anytime you need it, literally at your fingertips. No longer will you have to wait until you get back to the office to hunt for and send your...

Clorox Innovates Cleaning with New Smart Tube Bottles

As the saying goes, “you get what you pay for,” but with certain cleaning products packaging design, that isn’t always true. Have you ever had to consolidate partial bottles because they were too empty to work properly? Have you had to tilt the sprayer at awkward angles just to squeeze out those last few drops or avoid misfires? Or worse yet, have you just thrown away the entire bottle with product still in it-  just because your spray tube wasn’t long enough to reach the bottom? Clorox recognized that this problem was generally universal when it comes to the current...

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Recharge Your Sales With Duracell/Procell Rebates!

Until December 31st, P&G is offering $25 rebates in the form of gift cards to distributors as well as end-users who sell $100 or more of Duracell/Procell batteries. With the holidays right around the corner, this is the perfect time to stock up the most trusted line of batteries! From toys, to electronics, to medical equipment, there’s always a need for fresh batteries, and RJ Schinner and P&G have partnered to bring you a way to really amp up your holiday savings! Here’s how it works: 1. Buy $100 or more of Duracell Batteries to sell to your customers. 2. Fill...

Innovation and Industry: Hispanic Heritage Month 23

Innovation and Industry: Hispanic Heritage Month

RJ Schinner is proud to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15th to October 15th each year. Originally established as Hispanic Heritage Week in 1968 by Lyndon B. Johnson, it was expanded to 30 days by Ronald Reagan in 1988. In conjunction with this celebration of the culture and innovations brought about by Latinos around the world, RJ Schinner has now made Spanish-language catalogs available to distributors, to serve our growing Spanish-speaking customer base. According to the 2010 American Community Survey conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau, Spanish is the primary language spoken at home by almost 37...

Technology Essential to Foodservice Growth 3

Technology Essential to Foodservice Growth

Technology is becoming increasingly important in daily life, and is being used in ways previous generations never could have imagined. In the foodservice industry, it’s becoming a do-or-die necessity, leaving those without the latest innovations left behind. TheDailyMeal.com observes that the industry is “more dependent on technology than most restaurateurs realize, and foodservice as a whole lags far behind when it comes to incorporating technological advances into their marketing and operations.” The article goes on to discuss the importance of a technological presence in foodservice to today’s and future generations. Aside from the obvious  needs such as cooking equipment and...