August 20, 2015

EPIC 2015 | Federal Sales | Group & Industry News I Marketing I Meetings & TrainingMerchandising  | National Accounts | Independent Stationers Calendar of Events

Q:   What's a tiger running a copy machine called?
A:    A copycat!

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

IS-only Sessions:

CRACKING THE HEALTHCARE MARKET
Drive around your servicing area and you will see the entire assortment of healthcare entities within minutes, including hospitals, physician offices,...  [Read the rest of this article...]

NAVIGATING THE IS WEBSITE
You read something about a new vendor in the Insider, and know the article said to find details on the IS website, but where were you supposed to look... [Read the rest of this article...]

For all attendees:

TOP TIME-SAVING MICROSOFT EXCEL TECHNIQUES & TRICKS TO DO BUSINESS SMARTER
Do you use Microsoft Excel and have you ever wondered, “is there any way I can do this quicker?” Since there is no “instruction manu...  [Read the rest of this article...]

SALES COACHING & SALES ASSESSMENTS FOR SUCCESS
The difference between closing a sale and losing a sale is one letter: “C”oaching your Sales Team to Success.  In this fast paced pre...  [Read the rest of this article...]

ACHIEVING REVENUE GROWTH THROUGH WORKPLACE ERGONOMICS
Furniture dealerships play an increasingly important support role in the development of successful ergonomics programs as companies continue to place ... [Read the rest of this article...]

SHOW SPECIALS POSTED
Show specials are a terrific opportunity offered by our supplier partners to allow you to capture BIG cost of goods savings on the EPIC 2015 tradeshow... [Read the rest of this article...]

WIN BIG WITH 'COLOR YOUR WORLD'
Are you a Tradeshow Warrior?   Are you ready to win some EPIC $$$? Make sure you take advantage of Color Your World to win $5000!... [Read the rest of this article...]

 

ALPHABET SOUP: ETS, NSN, FBO, DoS
The U.S. AbilityOne Commission is ahead of the curve, releasing the 4th quarter Essentially The Same (ETS) and National Stock Number (NSN) files this ... [Read the rest of this article...]

is header

ACH FAX DEADLINE - REMINDER!
REMINDER:  If you are faxing an ACH into our office, the ACH forms must be received by Independent Stationers no later than 5:00 p.m. E... [Read the rest of this article...]

WELCOME TO OUR NEWEST AFFILIATE MEMBER!
Please join the Staff at Independent Stationers as we welcome the newest addition to the I.S. family of dealers!  Welcome to new Access Affiliate... [Read the rest of this article...]

INCREASE YOUR SHARE OF THE EDUCATION VERTICAL MARKET!
Whether your dealership specializes in furnishing university campuses, outfitting grade and high schools or equipping early learning environments, EDs... [Read the rest of this article...]

ROGARD'S OFFICE PLUS & ROTARY GET SCHOOL YEAR OFF TO A GREAT START FOR CHAMPAIGN KIDS
CHAMPAIGN, IL (August 10, 2015) – For the second year in a row, Champaign West Rotary and Rogards Office Plus have teamed up to provide backpack... [Read the rest of this article...]
 

marketing

GET ENERGIZED WITH HOT BATTERY PROMOTIONS!
Energizer has a great promotion this quarter that you can offer your customers:   Purchase any combination of Energizer AA/AAA/C/D/9V spe... [Read the rest of this article...]

meeting

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...]

Q2 UPDATE WEBINARS SCHEDULED: SEPT. 1, 2, & 4
The year-to-date through Q2 Update Webinars from Independent Stationers have been scheduled.  The dates and times are below, along with registrat... [Read the rest of this article...]

INBOUND MARKETING 101 WEBINAR, SEPT 15 – SIGN UP TODAY!
A successful inbound marketing program leverages expertly written and engaging content designed to bring visitors in, rather than marketing pieces des... [Read the rest of this article...]

LINKEDIN FOR BUSINESS WEBINAR RECORDING AVAILABLE
As a part of our Spark series webinars, we recently held a session on how to optimize LinkedIn for business purposes. The webinar covered the value of... [Read the rest of this article...]

merch

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

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...]

RECALL ON SOME BOSTITCH (BOS) SHARPENERS
From the notice provided by AMAX: "Effective immediately, please stop sale on all EPS11HC and EPS14HC Electric Pencil Sharpeners, remove them fr... [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...]

IS MEMBER BREAKROOM SURVEY
Please complete this brief survey about your dealership's offering and direct in the Breakroom categories.  [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…  [Read the rest of this article...]

TOPS (TOP) PUBLISHES 2016 PRODUCT ROAD MAP
Tops will further consolidate its product line for 2016, converting remaining Globe-Weis items to the Pendaflex brand.  Look under TOP in the Ven...  [Read the rest of this article...]
 

EPIC ANNUAL MEETING - A PLACE TO LEARN ABOUT EPIC BUSINESS ESSENTIALS
Have you registered for the EPIC Annual Meeting? This is going to be the place to learn all about EPIC Business Essentials (the newly formed combinat... [Read the rest of this article...]

SEPTEMBER NATIONAL ACCOUNTS RALLY CALL
September National Accounts Rally Call There will be no September National Accounts Rally Call - we will see you at EPIC in October!

EPIC BUSINESS ESSENTIALS - CHAMPS, PREMIER COMING SOON
More information will be coming soon regarding the CHAMPS and Premier programs on the Order Point system.  To learn more, CLICK HERE (login required)