January 12, 2017

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EPIC JANUARY 2017 RALLY CALL
Join us for the January 2017 EPIC Rally Call on Jan 17th either at 10:30 am or 3:00 pm central time.  We will be sharing important information and news about EPIC and all the programs available in the Commercial, Healthcare, Public Sector and Fe...  [Read the rest of this article...]

WELCOME TO OUR NEWEST MEMBERS!
Please join us as we welcome these new affiliate members to the Independent Stationers' family! #P034 Sandia Office Supply, Albuquerque, New Mexico.  Welcome Todd Sandoval & Team! #P036 MyBinding.com, Hillsboro, Oregon.  Welcome C...  [Read the rest of this article...]

TOM ASHBURN NAMED DIRECTOR OF DEALER DEVELOPMENT
It is with great excitement that we announce the promotion of Tom Ashburn to the position of Director of Dealer Development.  In this new role Tom will continue his duties of recruiting members and affiliates to Independent Stationers.  He ...  [Read the rest of this article...]

M-POWER Q1 2017 PROMOTIONS & FLYERS AVAILABLE
Make sure your customers take advantage of these great promotional offers for Q1 2017 from participating M-Power suppliers. Also available are new product flyers for your sales team to distribute. Acme United Westcott Multi-packs products fl... [Read the rest of this article...]

THEATER SPOT BANNERS AVAILABLE FOR Q1 2017
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 for EcinteractivePlus or any other website. The new spots for Q1 are: Safco – Org... [Read the rest of this article...]

JM SMUCKER NEW WEBINAR SCHEDULED FOR JAN 12 AT 2PM EASTERN
Click here to register for the webinar here About The J.M. Smucker Company For more than 115 years, The J.M. Smucker Company has been committed to offering consumers quality products that bring families together to share memorable meals and mom... [Read the rest of this article...]

GOOGLE UPDATES & 2017 PREDICTIONS WEBINAR JANUARY 24
The world of search does not sit still – ever. From new algorithms and search page updates to the latest SEO techniques and paid ad strategies, we are constantly adapting our search marketing techniques. In this session we will recap what Googl... [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...]

CHECK YOUR 2017 PROGRAMS IN ECONFIDENTIALS
Most of our contracts are now updated for 2017.  If you have responsibilities for maintaining program data for your dealership, please take a few moments to review the details of the new 2017 programs.  The eConfidentials page now includes ...  [Read the rest of this article...]

FDA BANS THE USE OF POWDERED EXAM GLOVES IN MEDICAL APPLICATIONS
We have just learned that the FDA has banned the use of powdered examination gloves in medical applications, EFFECTIVE JANUARY 18, 2017. We had knowledge several weeks ago that the FDA was investigating the use of these gloves in medical applicati...  [Read the rest of this article...]

JM SMUCKER (SMU) AN APPROVED VENDOR FOR COFFEE AND BREAKROOM ITEMS
JM SMUKER CO. goes live January 2, 2017. Econf and pricing information is available today on the website. About The J.M. Smucker Company For more than 115 years, The J.M. Smucker Company has been committed to offering consumers quality products...  [Read the rest of this article...]

VENDOR CHANGES FOR 2017
Independent Stationers will implement the following vendor changes for 2017 Dropped from the RDC:  Officemate, OIC, will be dropped from the RDC program in 2017, due to low volume. Vendor Name/Code Changes:  Westpoint Products, WPP,...  [Read the rest of this article...]