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Sunday Sales Blast 9/15/19

Expect a ‘Polar Coaster’ and really cold temperatures this winter, the Farmers’ Almanac says (CNN)Freezing. Frigid. Frosty. That’s what you can expect this winter if you’re in the United States, according to the Farmers’ Almanac. “This winter will be filled with so many ups and downs on the thermometer, it may remind you of a…

Sunday Sales Blast 9/8/19

Marriott Banning Hotel Toiletries The world’s largest hotel chain says the move will mean eliminating about 500 million small bottles each year, or 1.7 million pounds of plastic. A massive movement is taking place across the world as hotels seek to reduce their plastic use and improve sustainability. Hotel and motel chains small and large…

Sunday Sales Blast 9/1/19

Happy almost Labor Day and the “unofficial end of summer” Labor Day Parade at NY’s Union Square, 1882 Labor Day in the United States is a public holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September. It honors the American labor movement and the contributions that workers have made to the strength, prosperity, laws, and well-being…

Sunday Sales Blast 8/18/19

AMAZON QUIETLY LAUNCHES AMAZON COMMERCIAL, A PRIVATE LABEL FOR BUSINESS CUSTOMERS Initial product lines limited to bulk supplies of toilet paper, tissues and paper towels Amazon created a new private-label line of commercial products that will compete with Kimberly-Clark and other brands, starting with bulk orders of toilet paper and paper towels. The e-commerce giant…

Sunday Sales Blast 8/11/19

5 Tips for Expanding Your Small Business Many small-business owners want to grow their companies, and they want to do it fast. But if you rush into expandsion without a plan, you risk losing everything you’ve worked so hard to build. Take Wise Acre Frozen Treats, which hired too many employees and bought too much…

Sunday Sales Blast 7/28/19

9 Successful Business Leaders Reveal Their Top Tips for Selling Anything to Anyone Nothing happens without a sale. Believe it or not, you’re a salesperson — whether you’re convincing your kids to do their homework, putting your best foot forward for a job interview, or running a business. Here are a few of the nine…

Sunday Sales Blast 7/21/19

They finally built a better ketchup bottle. And soon it’s going to be everywhere. Remember when ketchup turned upside down? Or when half gallons of milk grew plastic screw caps on their sides? We are resistant to change in food packaging, attached to our squeezy honey bear, Toblerone’s triangular prism, the resealable paperboard tube that…

Sunday Sales Blast 7/14/19

The new Bullen site is up. Now it is easier to find tech data, new product info, watch our training videos, industry links and much more, all in one easy to navigate website. Let us know what you think – www.bullenonline.com Sorry for the short SB this week but I am on vacation, be back next week.…

Sunday Sales Blast 7/7/19

First things first, if you are reading this Sunday morning before 11 EST you can watch the USA women’s soccer team play Netherland for the World Cup final round. Go USA! Never Compete On Price. Here Are 5 Things To Compete On Instead. You can’t always compete on price. Sometimes, larger businesses simply use rock bottom prices in…

Sunday Sales Blast 6/9/19

Do you or does your company do marketing to your customers? Last week we were working on a marketing campaign for a few of our customers (yes we do that in addition to making great products). One of the surprising things we keep running into is a lot of distributors don’t have  easy access to their own…
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