November 29, 2018

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Events Calendar

2019 INDEPENDENT SUPPLIERS GROUP COMMITTEE VOLUNTEER CALL-OUT
The Independent Suppliers Group Board of Directors and Staff are committed to obtain dealer input on many aspects of the organization’s operation and programs.  Committees can be a great source of member input, and we want them to be as ef... [Read the rest of this article...]

WORKFIT-TX BY ERGOTRON – SETTING THE NEW STANDARD IN ERGONOMIC DESK CONVERTERS
Attendees at this year’s ErgoExpo voted this Ergotron competitively-priced desktop converter—the first of its kind—as a winner of the Attendees' Choice Awards, further demonstrating it as a disruptive and innovative solution. Th... [Read the rest of this article...]

KEEP TRACK OF PRINTER FLEETS WITH CANON MPS
Do your clients lack visibility over their printing costs? Experience printer downtime? Need a solution for supply delivery? A Managed Print Service (MPS), such as Canon’s Printonomics Program, can help provide smarter, more efficient solutions... [Read the rest of this article...]

FLASH FURNITURE WEBINAR DECEMBER 5TH
Join us on December 5th for a webinar to learn more about updates at Flash, new product offerings, and pricing programs. Registration is required, please register below. Flash Furniture with over 7,000 items can supply your needs in the office, re... [Read the rest of this article...]

REGISTER FOR ERGOTRON WEBINAR DECEMBER 6
Ergotron is a movement company with the mission to use ergonomic and human-centered design principles to build kinetic work environments to help customers thrive. Join us in an upcoming webinar, presented by Autumn McPhillips, Senior Sales Directo... [Read the rest of this article...]

ASI WEBINAR WEBINAR RECORDING AVAILABLE
We recently held a webinar hosted by ASI, describing how promotional products can expand your offerings and boost your revenue by selling these items to your current customers. The webinar outlined why promotional products are a popular advertising m... [Read the rest of this article...]

BONECO INTRO WEBINAR RECORDING AVAILABLE
We recently hosted a webinar for our new vendor Boneco. They introduced their company, products, and the importance of healthy air. They also provided information on selling points and target markets. Program details can be found in eConfidentials or...[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...]

CANON MOVES TO AUTHORIZED PARTNER PROGRAM DEC 1
It was recently announced that Canon USA will be moving to an authorized partner program for inject consumables and flatbed scanners. All dealers who sell Canon products will have to apply become an authorized dealer. Please see link below for applic... [Read the rest of this article...]

TOPS PENDAFLEX FILING CROSS-REFERENCE POSTED
The Smead to Pendaflex cross reference has been posted to the Vendor Document Library and can be downloaded here. To recap, here are the Key benefits of this conversion for members: Net/Net Savings Potential of nearly 20% Increased efficie... [Read the rest of this article...]

NEWELL (SAN) AND UNI-BALL AGREEMENT UPDATE FOR 2020
It was recently announced that Newell Brands/Sanford, L.P., will end their agreement with Mitsubishi Pencil Co., Ltd as an exclusive distributor of Uni-Ball on December 31, 2019. Newell Brands/Sanford will continue to be the exclusive distributor ... [Read the rest of this article...]

HP ANNOUNCES DECEMBER 1 PRICE INCREASE
Hewlett Packard has announced price increases effective 12/1/18 ranging from 1-10%. These increases will also affect prices in the RDC Program. A detailed price list has been posted to the Vendor Document Library (login required). [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...]

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. In addition, there is a second phase of tariffs to begin January 1, 2019 increasing from the original 10% to ...[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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