February 23, 2017

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WELCOME TO OUR NEWEST MEMBERS!
Please join us as we welcome into the Independent Stationers family the following members and affiliate members: #X089 SB Office Supplies, in Long Beach, California.  #X090 Harrison and Company, in Covington, Kentucky.  #1302 Hughes Xe... [Read the rest of this article...]

WATCH FOR AN IMPORTANT MAILING COMING FROM INDEPENDENT STATIONERS!
In the next couple of weeks, you will be receiving an important mailing from Independent Stationers.  Regardless of your membership level, you will be receiving the mailing for the following items: Shareholders:  the 2017 updated ISPA po... [Read the rest of this article...]

IS WEB SITE - ADMINS NEED TO UPDATE RECORDS
Attention all IS web site Admins!  Please make sure you login to www.independentstationers.coop, click on Member Admin, Member Profile, and review all the contacts, addresses, and other information listed for your dealership.  You can reque... [Read the rest of this article...]

INTELLIWEB IS GREAT LOW COST DIGITAL MARKETING OPTION!
If you haven’t taken time to review Independent Stationers IntelliWeb Digital Marketing Program, you are missing an opportunity to improve your website homepage, add promotions that keep your site fresh, get your customers engaged in blogs, soc... [Read the rest of this article...]

REMINDER: JOIN IS MARKETING GROUP FORUM ON FACEBOOK
We want to be sure you are aware that we created an Independent Stationers Marketing Group Facebook Forum. The idea behind this group was initiated by the IS Marketing Committee and was developed for IS member marketing personnel to ask marketing rel... [Read the rest of this article...]

DIGITAL MARKETING TRENDS 2017 WEBINAR RECORDING AVAILABLE
We recently held another Spark series webinar, this one focused on digital marketing trends for 2017.  Jennifer Schulman of Fortune Web Marketing discussed content marketing trends, social media & social influencers, videos and SEO, as well ... [Read the rest of this article...]

FACEBOOK ADS, REMARKETING & LIVE STREAMING WEBINAR MARCH 21
If you are not leveraging Facebook for your business you are missing out on a very large opportunity to reach your current and prospective clients. Just as Google keeps us on our toes, so does Facebook, and it’s important to keep up! In this se... [Read the rest of this article...]

NEW VENDOR WEBINAR RECORDING - ERGOTRON
Join us for an overview of products offered by Ergotron, a leading manufacturer in mounting solutions for walls, ceilings and desks; desk stands, office and tech furniture, sit-stand workstations, device charging stations, carts and vertical lifts. ...[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...]

HANDY ART (HAN) NOW AN APPROVED VENDOR FOR ART SUPPLIES
Handy Art, Inc. is a family owned and operated business located in Milton, Wisconsin. We have been manufacturing non-toxic, water based paints, inks and glues since 1974. They use the finest materials in manufacturing their products and pride themsel...[Read the rest of this article...] 

IS EXPANDS FACILITIES ITEMS IN THE RDC PROGRAM
Effective February 1, 2017 IS has added a new contract, IS Facilities (ISF), to the RDC program. The new items are part of the normal IT load process. If you load using ICAPS, you will need to download IS, IT and the new ISF files. Features of the...[Read the rest of this article...]

MAYLINE PROGRAM ENHANCEMENTS FOR 2017
In September 2016, Safco acquired the business assets of Mayline Company, LLC, strengthening both brands to offer a broader solution set of commercial furniture and office product solutions for their customers. Mayline and Safco have historically ...[Read the rest of this article...]

ERGOTRON (ERG) NOW AN APPROVED MARKETING PARTNER
Independent Stationers is pleased to announce a Marketing Partnership with Ergotron.  This marketing partnership also involves another valued IS partner, Synnex.  IS members that purchase Ergotron products through Synnex will be eligible fo...[Read the rest of this article...]