June 23, 2016

EPIC 2016 | EPIC Business Essentials | Group & Industry News I Marketing I Meetings & Training | Merchandising | Independent Stationers Calendar of Events

EPIC 2016 website launching soon!

TCPN NEWS FLASH FROM EPIC BUSINESS ESSENTIALS!!
NEWS FLASH FROM EPIC BUSINESS ESSENTIALS!! EPIC, the joint national accounts sales organization with Independent Stationers [I.S.] and TriMega Purchasing Association [TriMega], announces the latest round of negotiations with both wholesalers perta... [Read the rest of this article...]

IS BOARD OF DIRECTORS NOMINEES SOUGHT
Dear Independent Stationers’ Shareholder: It is time to nominate individuals from within our membership to fill seats that will be vacated on the Board of Directors in November.  The procedures are as follows: “The Nominating C...   [Read the rest of this article...]

EPICONTENT – ANSWERING THE DIGITAL DEALER DILEMMA
As you may know, TriMega, Independent Stationers and IOPFDA/NOPA joined forces earlier this year to create a repository of non-wholesaler supported content for the channel.  This process has been in discussion for the past few years and gained t...   [Read the rest of this article...]

THE PHOENIX REPORT - YOUR INPUT IS NEEDED!!
The below invitation was recently sent out to nearly 1000 US resellers asking for help in gathering data via confidential anonymous online surveys.  IS strongly encourages you to take a few minutes to take this survey, which will not only provid... [Read the rest of this article...]

2017 CATALOG PROGRAM LAUNCHED – PLACE YOUR ORDER TODAY!
This week, each dealership should have received a communication and electronic brochure featuring the details and benefits of our 2017 catalog program. Highlights of the program include: One catalog (the Cost Container), 5,000 sku’s in... [Read the rest of this article...]

Q2 2016 M-POWER PROMOTIONS ENDING SOON!
Make sure your customers take advantage of these great promotional offers for Q2 from M-Power participating suppliers.  Ending soon!   ACCO - Receive up to $100 Visa Gift Card with purchase of eligible ACCO products - Recei... [Read the rest of this article...]

CLEANSMART JAN/SAN VENDOR WEBINAR JUNE 23
Simple Science is offering breakthrough technology from the medical field that will solve any business problems with germ killing around customers, employees, kids, babies, pets and especially the chemically sensitive.  Our EPA registered hospit...[Read the rest of this article...]

MEDLINE JAN/SAN VENDOR WEBINAR JULY 7
Better Products, Better Outcomes Medline is the largest privately held manufacturer and distributor of healthcare supplies in the United States, providing more than 350,000 products that serve the entire continuum of care. Our innovative products ...[Read the rest of this article...]

MICRO MOMENTS WEBINAR JULY 12
Smartphones allow us to act on any impulse at any time. We take immediate action whenever we want to learn, find, do or buy something. We have become a society filled with want-to-know, want-to-go and want-to-buy moments. These are called micro-momen... [Read the rest of this article...]

SATCO LIGHTBULBS JAN/SAN VENDOR WEBINAR JULY 21
Join us for a brief overview of the lightbulb market and why Satco is Satco the right partner for your dealership. Topics covered include: The market size The evolving technology in bulbs The product trends Satco resources and literature (print...[Read the rest of this article...]

INSTAGRAM FOR BUSINESS WEBINAR RECORDING AVAILABLE
Earlier this week, we hosted another Spark series webinar featuring the topic of using Instagram for your business. This webinar was a beginner session and included an explanation of Instagram and hastags, the pros and cons of using it, how to naviga... [Read the rest of this article...]

VISTAPRINT PROGRAM WEBINAR RECORDING AVAILABLE
Independent Stationers conducted a webinar this week featuring our new Vistaprint program to expand your print solution. Key benefits of the program: 20% commission on sales made on your dealership’s Vistaprint portal 25% discou... [Read the rest of this article...]

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...]

OFM (OFI) NOW AN APPROVED VENDOR FOR FURNITURE
OFM is an office furniture manufacturer and distributor founded in 1995 and headquartered in Holly Springs, NC. We are a family-run business and our mission is to provide high-quality, contemporary designs at affordable prices--plus the best service ...[Read the rest of this article...]

JELLY BELLY (GOC) CONTRACT TERMINATED EFFECTIVE JUNE 30, 2016
The contract with Jelly Belly will be terminated effective June 30, 2016. [Article Complete]