October 25, 2018

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Events Calendar

HOTEL REIMBURSEMENT AND PARTICIPATION BONUS - HOW TO CLAIM FUNDS
With the Hotel Room Reimbursement Plan, each dues-paying member of Independent Stationers or TriMega can be reimbursed for the costs of one hotel room, at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans, booked at the conference rate & tax, for up to $80... [Read the rest of this article...]

INDEPENDENT STATIONERS ANNOUNCES CORPORATE REBRANDING
Indianapolis, IN – October 17, 2018—Independent Stationers, an industry leading nationwide member-owned business products cooperative, announced a major rebranding of its corporate identity with a new name, logo and tagline. The group wil... [Read the rest of this article...]

IS WEB SITE BEING UPDATED - NEED YOUR REVIEW AND INPUT!
Attention all IS web site Admins!  As you may be aware, as part of the rebranding initiative, we are upgrading and updating the IS web site.  So now would be an excellent time to also make sure that we can update your dealership information... [Read the rest of this article...]

ACH SCHEDULE FOR THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY
Your Independent Stationers Accounting Team is already getting into the holiday spirit with this announcement of the deadline for faxed ACH for the week of Thanksgiving. Our appreciation for your sharing these dates with your own accounting person... [Read the rest of this article...]

SAFCO TWIXT ERGONOMIC CHAIRS – NOW ACTIVATING YOUR SEATING EXPERIENCE
Safco’s Twixt™ Ergonomic Chair brings whole-body comfort into your workspace. Whether you prefer to perch, lean or sit, Twixt allows for the user to find their perfect position and stay moving while in a sitting position.   The... [Read the rest of this article...]

FIVE STEPS TO PARTY PLANNING PERFECTION BY AVERY
Everyone loves a good party. But just the thought of planning one can drive anyone crazy! So what’s the trick to putting together a successful shindig while retaining your sanity at the same time? It’s all in the organization. Whether ... [Read the rest of this article...]

M-POWER Q4 2018 PROMOTIONS AVAILABLE NOW!
The promotional offers below for Q4 2018 are available from participating M-Power suppliers!  All promotions end 12/31/18 unless otherwise noted. There are also several non-dated flyers you can use at any time as well.  ACCO Brands ... [Read the rest of this article...]

WHY USE CANON GENUINE TONER?
Do you know what parts and supplies are being installed in your Canon equipment? Not all consumables are created equal. Some companies claim to make a Canon-compatible product, but using third-party toner, parts and drums may diminish your output ... [Read the rest of this article...]

BONECO (BNC) NEW VENDOR INTRO WEBINAR OCTOBER 30
Please join us for an introductory presentation of our new vendor, Boneco. Backed by over 50 years’ experience, their top-quality, innovative solutions, promise healthy air. Join us as we learn about their product technology and healthy air sol... [Read the rest of this article...]

INCREASE REVENUE FROM EXISTING CUSTOMERS WITH ASI WEBINAR NOV 8
From fidget spinners to t-shirts, promotional products make up a lucrative $23.6 billion industry. What if you could expand your offerings and boost your revenue by selling promotional products to your current customers?  Attend the ASI webin... [Read the rest of this article...]

OPI'S GLOBAL FORUM NOV. 11-13 - SPECIAL RATE FOR INDEPENDENT DEALERS
Please consider attending the OPI Global Forum November 11-13, in downtown Chicago!    You may think that this is an event just for manufacturers and wholesalers, but that is not correct!  It is very important for Independent De... [Read the rest of this article...]

Q3 MEMBERSHIP UPDATE WEBINARS SCHEDULED: NOV. 19, 27, 29
Each quarter, IS brings to you the opportunity to hear how your dealer group is doing, with updates on financials of the group, dealer best practices, new and enhanced programs and services, and other important topics relevant to each of us. The Q...  [Read the rest of this article...]

VENDOR PROMOTIONS POSTED
For Promos, go to the Vendor Document Library (Password Required) and look under Promos in the left-side menu.  Items are listed by Modified Date, going back for the last 30 days. 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 that have been given the Price List Access role by the Web Admin for your dealership.  If you ...[Read the rest of this article...]

NEWELL OFFERS SANFORD PROMO FEATURING NEW SHARPIE PRO THROUGH DECEMBER
Newell/Sanford (SAN) is offering a 5-10% discount on select products beginning now through 12/31. Discount will be in the form of a rebate disbursed Q1, 2019. Click here to watch a brief promotional video on the new Sharpie Pro marker included in the pr... [Read the rest of this article...]

UBRANDS (UBR) - A DIVISION OF SMEAD - NOW AN APPROVED VENDOR
From the U Brands Team "U Brands is a California based company obsessed with bringing design, innovation, and productivity together. We understand that the office atmosphere is changing, and that people don’t just work from their desk a... [Read the rest of this article...]

BOOST ECOMMERCE SYSTEM SURVEY
We understand this is a busy time of year for you. Please take a few minutes to complete the survey below about your Ecommerce System Providers. This survey was sent out a few months ago, so if you have completed it previously, there is no need to su... [Read the rest of this article...]

RJ SCHINNER OFFERS CONVERSION ALLOWANCE!
The long-term benefits of switching to RJ Schinner may be worth your effort, but that doesn't change the difficulties you face when you switch. RJ Schinner would like a chance to show you how they can help your business, so they’re offering... [Read the rest of this article...]

TARIFFS AND PRICE INCREASES
On September 24, 2018, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) began implementing a 10% trade tariff on Chinese imports. This affects many of our manufacturers and suppliers, due to imported raw materials as well as finished goods...[Read the rest of this article...]

NEWELL OFFERS DYMO PROMOTION THROUGH DECEMBER 2018
Newell (SAN) is offering an additional rebate for the GROUP back to dollar 1 based on growth in purchases of Dymo products from Aug - Dec 2018 compared to the same period last year.  Dealers can earn up to 4.5% in additional rebate during the pr...[Read the rest of this article...]

BUY DIRECT SELL BRANDS PROMOTIONS
Below you will find a listing of the announced "Buy Direct Sell Brands" promotional opportunities…
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