August 6, 2015

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MAKING IT HAPPEN: UNLEASHING THE ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT & TURNING YOUR GOOD IDEAS INTO GREAT RESULTS
There is no shortage of ideas in the world. There is a shortage of people with the ability to transform those ideas into reality.  Combining the ... [Read the rest of this article...]

HOW TO PAY FOR YOUR EPIC TRIP TO VEGAS!
Q. Why did the tiger loose at poker?   A. Because he was playing with a cheetah! But seriously, we have Great News!  I am pleased to b... [Read the rest of this article...]

And here are some of the great line-up of seminars & sessions you can participate in while at EPIC!

THE FEDERAL TRIANGLE
Join Russell Gatewood for a three part discussion on the Independent Stationers Federal Sales Program to include updates on the current status of our ... [Read the rest of this article...]

JANITORIAL & BREAK ROOM: TRENDS, DEVELOPMENTS and OPPORTUNITIES
What are the needs of your typical janitorial/sanitation customer and what should your expectations be when serving them?  A dealer moving into o... [Read the rest of this article...]

FURNITURE TREND WATCH - CAPTURE MORE BUSINESS WITH YOUR CURRENT CUSTOMERS
Why Furniture, Why Now?  Furniture Trend Watch: Capture more business with your current customers. Join Sales Leadership from The HON Company, a... [Read the rest of this article...]

THE BIG 3 BECOMING THE BIG 1: HOW TO CAPTURE BIG OPPORTUNITIES FROM IT
While the we await a decision from the FTC on the impending merger of Staples and Office Depot/Max, many industry insiders believe the deal is albeit ... [Read the rest of this article...]

THE LATEST & GREATEST IN DIGITAL MARKETING - DEALER PANEL
From social to search and content creation to inbound marketing, the Digital Marketing landscape just keeps getting more complex.  When it comes ... [Read the rest of this article...]

JULY FEDERAL SALES REPORTS DUE FRIDAY AUGUST 7
Your July 2015 Federal Sales Office Supply Report and FSSI JanSan Sales Report are due Friday August 7 by end of day. It is critical, and ma... [Read the rest of this article...]

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WELCOME TO OUR NEWEST AFFILIATE MEMBER!
Please join the Independent Stationers' Staff in welcoming our newest Access affiliate member! X048 - Monster Technology, Lawndale, California.&n... [Read the rest of this article...]

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SMEAD POCKET FOLDER & SUPERTAB PROMOTIONS AVAILABLE FOR Q3!
Smead has several great promotional offers for Q3 2015 that you can offer your customers.   Pocket Folders – Pick your perfect two-...  [Read the rest of this article...]

REMINDER: DEALER VIDEO AND GROUP MESSAGING AVAILABLE!
For any new members, or for anyone that may have forgotten, Independent Stationers created a short animated video that explains the benefits of being ... [Read the rest of this article...]

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LINKEDIN FOR BUSINESS WEBINAR, AUG 11 – SIGN UP TODAY!
Learn how to optimize your LinkedIn profile to make the right connections and generate new business. This webinar will teach you: Why LinkedIn is w... [Read the rest of this article...]

INTELLIWEB DIGITAL MARKETING WEBINAR AUGUST 24 – REGISTER TODAY!
Independent Stationers launched a new, innovative, full-service digital marketing program called IntelliWeb. This digital marketing solution provides ... [Read the rest of this article...]

AVERY GHS LABELS WEBINAR RECORDING AVAILABLE
We recently held an Avery webinar on OSHA’s adoption of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) that mu... [Read the rest of this article...]

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VENDOR PRICE FILES POSTED
Vendor Document Library (VDL) Vendor related documents are posted to the Vendor Document Library.  It is restricted to only those dealer-users t... [Read the rest of this article...]

VENDOR PROMOTIONS POSTED
The following vendors have posted promotions and/or SPIFFs   [Read the rest of this article...]

WIN A BMW AND VEGAS TRIP FROM FLASH FURNITURE + $5 SPIFF!
Flash Furniture (FLF) offering a HUGE promotion on Office Chairs Sept - Dec 2015!  Click below…
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NEWELL/SANFORD YTD SALES REPORTS
Main and Purchasing Contacts for most members should have received and email earlier this week that provided a brief recap of you year-to-date Newell/... [Read the rest of this article...]

SENTRY SAFE TO DISCONTINUE MANUFACTURE OF FIRE RESISTANT FILES
Notice from Sentry Safe: The Master Lock Company and SentrySafe have made the decision to discontinue the distribution and manufacture of all two-, ... [Read the rest of this article...]

HSM SUPPORTING KIDS KICKING CANCER
HSM has partnered with Kids Kicking Cancer, a charity dedicated to easing the pain of very sick children while empowering them to heal physically, spi... [Read the rest of this article...]

IS MEMBER BREAKROOM SURVEY
Please complete this brief survey about your dealership's offering and direct in the Breakroom categories. 
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TCPN UPDATES
TCPN Updates Many of you may have heard about the acquisition of TCPN by National IPA (National Intergovernmental Purchasing Alliance) that was annou...  [Read the rest of this article...]

AUGUST NATIONAL ACCOUNTS RALLY CALL – REGISTER TODAY
Please join us on Monday August 17th at either 10:30 central of 3:00 central for the next Rally Call.  During this time we will discuss the impor... [Read the rest of this article...]