October 13, 2016

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

IT'S NOT TOO LATE TO REGISTER FOR EPIC 2016!
It's never too late!  And it's so easy to do!  Just visit www.wherebighappens.com, and click the Register Here button! www.wherebighappens.com is the place to find out about all the great activities, educational seminars and deal... [Read the rest of this article...]

VISIT THE IS MARKETING BOOTH AT EPIC 2016!
If you are attending EPIC 2016, be sure to stop by Independent Stationers Booth #131/133 during the Trade Show on Thursday, November 3 to learn about our new programs and services or changes to some existing ones.  Here are some topics you&... [Read the rest of this article...]

OVER 25 NEW SHOW SPECIALS ADDED! CHECK OUT THE SAVINGS AVAILABLE TO YOU!!
Each year, many of the EPIC Exhibitors offer a Show Special to you.  This could include special items, discounted pricing, an opportunity to win a prize for placing an order at the show. We post these Show Specials on the EPIC website so... [Read the rest of this article...]

PLACE YOUR VOTE FOR THE EPIC PARTNER OF THE YEAR!
Since 2013, members from both Independent Stationers and TriMega have selected the EPIC Partner of the Year!  This one award is determined by you, so don't miss your chance to vote for the vendor you think is the most EPIC of all! ... [Read the rest of this article...]

THANKS TO ALL OUR SUPPORTIVE EPIC SPONSORS!
We take this opportunity to thank all the supportive sponsors of EPIC 2016! Essendant - our Exclusive Premier Sponsor 3M Acco Avery Deflecto Domtar / Enterprise Group ECi Eco-Products Fireking Global HON HP HSM Newell ... [Read the rest of this article...]

IS SHAREHOLDERS MEETING - MUST ATTEND!
On Wednesday, November 2, at 8:30 a.m., the Shareholders of Independent Stationers will convene their annual meeting to transact normal business of the corporation.  All shareholders have been given notice of this meeting via email, along with t... [Read the rest of this article...]

GETTING TO EPIC 2016 FROM THE NASHVILLE AIRPORT IS EASY!
Airport Shuttle Service will operate to and from Nashville International Airport (BNA) and Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center as follows: Monday, October 31 from 3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. service from BNA to The Gaylord Opryland Resort... [Read the rest of this article...]

EPIC BUSINESS ESSENTIALS OPPORTUNITIES
EPIC Business Essentials (EPIC) is a joint venture of Independent Stationers National Accounts / Federal Sales Programs and TriMega Purchasing Association's Point Nationwide LLC. EPIC was borne out of the concept that the independent dealer ch... [Read the rest of this article...]

IT SCORECARDS MAILED TO ALL IS SHAREHOLDERS
IS Shareholders:  This is just a reminder to check the US Mail for a packet from Independent Stationers in the next several days.  We mailed to you, yesterday - Wednesday, October 12, your Q3 IT Scorecard.  This will tell you where you... [Read the rest of this article...]

M-POWER Q4 PROMOTIONS & FLYERS AVAILABLE
Make sure your customers take advantage of these great promotional offers for Q4 from participating M-Power suppliers. Also available are new product flyers for your sales team to distribute. Acco At-A-Glance 2017 Calendar flyer. Two Cause... [Read the rest of this article...]

THEATER SPOT BANNERS AVAILABLE FOR Q4
We have several new Theater Spots available from our M-Power suppliers to use on your websites. These banners are sized for D-Force2Plus, but can be used by any IS member for any website. The new spots for Q4 are: Energizer – Visa Rewa... [Read the rest of this article...]

SOCIAL MEDIA LIBRARY – NEW CONTENT AVAILABLE
Is your dealership on FaceBook?  If you are looking for content, take a look at the Social Media Library on the IS website. It was developed to help IS members with their social media and provide "ready-to-use" content. You can brow... [Read the rest of this article...]

AVERY AND 3M Q4 2016 FLYERS PRICE FILE AVAILABLE
The Avery and 3M Q4 2016 OPMA flyers with IS pricing has been added to the Marketing Toolbox and is available for your reference.  You can find these and other related flyer price files by logging in to the IS website:   http://www.... [Read the rest of this article...]

VIDEO ADS: USING YOUTUBE ENGAGE WEBINAR OCTOBER 18
Ask any strategic marketer and they will tell you that video marketing is on the rise and is in fact, one of the best ways to reach and engage with your target audience. Along with that comes the use of video advertising.  In this session we wil... [Read the rest of this article...]

AKRO-MILS WEBINAR - RECORDING AVAILABLE
Join us for an overview of Material Handling products offered by Akro-Mils. Akro-Mils is an industry-leading manufacturer of plastic and metal storage, organization, transport and material handling products for use in any environment. Akro-Mils pr...[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...]

GET 8% REBATE ON SANFORD IN Q4!!!
SP RICHARDS OFFERS MEMBERS Q4 SANFORD PROMO   The ISG contract code is available to all IS Members on their main account.  Dealers may need to request it from your system provider if it isn't loaded to your system automaticall...[Read the rest of this article...]

OLD RDC ACCOUNT DEACTIVATION STARTS SEPTEMBER 30
Since our update on September 14, Essendant has continued progress towards having all Members’ RDC Central Bill Accounts active.  Central Bill Accounts now make up over 90% of RDC purchase dollars.  This is a great improvement over 77...[Read the rest of this article...]

ROYAL SOVEREIGN (RSI) NOW AN APPROVED VENDOR FOR CASH HANDLING AND APPLIANCES
Royal Sovereign is a leading manufacturer of cash management solutions. We offer full lines of high quality bill counters, coin sorters and counterfeit detectors to meet your every need. RS also produces a full line of laminating machines and pouch f...[Read the rest of this article...]