April 20, 2017

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

JACOBS GARDNER IS LOOKIN' GOOD
If you are a sub-contractor under the Jacobs Gardner FSSI OS3 Contract, you've already received your new snazzy brochures Take a look at the new selling materials that they have! Interested in a Federal OS3 option for your customer? ... [Read the rest of this article...]

SMALL BUT MIGHTY!
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EPIC Dealer Guide

MISSED THE MARCH EPIC RALLY CALL?
If you missed the March 2017 EPIC Rally Call; by clicking the link below you can register to listen to the recorded session.

NEW ADMINISTRATION PRESENTS OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUR BUSINESS
President Trump has been moving at warp speed, which has started to show the opportunities that exist in the next four years. This is why NOPA and OFDA need every member to join us in Washington on May 16-17 for our annual legislative fly-in. If you&... [Read the rest of this article...]

EAKES OFFICE SOLUTIONS ACQUIRES JANITOR DEPOT OF SIOUX CITY
Grand Island, NE, April 17, 2017: Eakes Office Solutions is excited to announce the acquisition of Janitor Depot in South Sioux City. Janitor Depot has been locally owned and operated for the past 15 years, offering janitorial equipment, supplies, pa... [Read the rest of this article...]

SAFCO AND MAYLINE – LEVERAGING THE STRENGTH OF BOTH BRANDS
Safco and Mayline have joined forces to bring even more mid-market, workspace product innovations to the commercial furniture and office products industry. With over 125 years of combined industry knowledge, Safco and Mayline are stronger than ever &... [Read the rest of this article...]

3M AND AVERY Q2 FLYER PRICE FILES AVAILABLE
The 3M and Avery Q2 2017 OPMA dealer flyers with IS pricing have been added to the Marketing Toolbox and are available for your reference.  You can find these files by logging in to the IS website:   http://www.independentstationers... [Read the rest of this article...]

THEATER SPOT BANNERS AVAILABLE FOR Q2 2017
We have several new Theater Spot graphics 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 Q2 are: Mayline &... [Read the rest of this article...] 

NEW VENDOR WEBINAR - ASTER COMPATIBLE IMAGING SUPPLIES - APRIL 20
Aster Graphics is a global manufacturer providing the highest quality new build and remanufactured imaging supplies. With over 1,000,000 cartridges in inventory, we have aftermarket products to meet all of your printing needs.  Our products a...[Read the rest of this article...]

VISTAR BREAKROOM PRODUCTS WEBINAR MONDAY APRIL 24
Take control of your breakroom business!  Breakroom is one of a dealer’s best opportunities.  Don’t leave it to chance. Tune in to our webinar on Monday, April 24 to learn how Vistar can help you realize your breakroom potential... [Read the rest of this article...]

NEW VENDOR WEBINAR - OASIS & NATURA WATER - APRIL 27
Please join us for a webinar on Oasis® International / Natura® Water.  Oasis/Natura has recently been activated as a new supplier for Independent Stationers.  Oasis International is a 100+ year old company that specializes in the...[Read the rest of this article...]

WEBSITE & EMAIL MARKETING ANALYTICS WEBINAR MAY 9
The first golden rule of marketing is to “never implement what you cannot measure”. Luckily, when it comes to digital marketing efforts, collecting data and measuring your efforts are extremely easy and can make or break your strategies m... [Read the rest of this article...]

SIGN UP FOR THE YEAR END 2016 & Q1 2017 UPDATE WEBINARS: MAY 22, 23 & 25
As is our practice, each quarter we host several Webex webinars to update you on the group's news, new programs, advances, and best practices. It's time once again to do this to report to you on year-end 2016 and first quarter 2017. Bel... [Read the rest of this article...]

EMAIL MARKETING BEST PRACTICES WEBINAR RECORDING AVAILABLE
We held another great Spark webinar covering the hot topic of email marketing.  Despite what you might think, email is not dead. In fact, the last year has seen a resurgence in this tried and true marketing tactic. However, getting your message ... [Read the rest of this article...]

WEBINAR RECORDING AVAILABLE - BOOST YOUR FACILITIES GROWTH WITH THE RDC
Independent Stationers and Essendant are partnering to drive your growth in the Facility Supply (Jan/San) category. The webinar will provide: Overview of the category opportunity, including consumer research and insights Training Resources &n...[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...]

OASIS (OAS) AND NATURA WATER (NUW) NOW APPROVED VENDORS FOR WATER DISPENSING EQUIPMENT
Oasis 100+ year old company with a solid history of manufacturing quality, commercial - grade bottle water coolers, point of use /plumbed water coolers, and water fountains/bottle fillers Now available for Independent Stationers Members to purc...[Read the rest of this article...]

ASTER GRAPHICS (ASG) NOW AN APPROVED VENDOR FOR COMPATIBLE TONERS
NEW VENDOR WEBINAR SCHEDULED FOR APRIL 20TH AT 2PM EASTERN--CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO Aster Graphics is a global manufacturer providing the highest quality new build and remanufactured imaging supplies. With over 800,000 cartridges in inventory, we...[Read the rest of this article...]

HORIZON PROGRAM TERMINATED EFFECTIVE MARCH 31, 2017
With SPR's integration of Horizon into their warehouses, the Horizon program terminated effective March 31, 2017.