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The Joe Show: New Products
In this episode of The Joe Show, Managing Editor Joe Haley shows off some of the newest items to hit the ad specialty market. Looking for a unique item perfect for the travel sector? Want product ideas to help you target schools and golf tournaments? Check out the video.
Dirty Business The Pitch: I eat lunch at my desk practically every day and apparently, according to the news I saw this morning, people's desktops are filthier than toilet seats! Time to clean up my desk/lunch table. AP Specialties (asi/30208) offers a 20-pack of sanitizing disposable wipes to clean up any area, whether at school, home or office (or the grocery store; I don't even want to tell you what I just read about shopping-cart handles). Pricing starts at: 250; $1.74. Click here: http://www.apspecialties.com/. The Bottom Line: For messy situations.
My Main Squeeze The Pitch: Don't tell Steve, but I have fallen in love with another cute guy:My Hub-E from Magna-Tel Inc. (asi/68480) is a fun, person-shaped four-port USB hub with flexible arms and legs.This is a great idea for students and employees alike and also perfect for tech-related promotions. Pricing starts at:12; $12.25 and you can see him here: http://www.magna-tel.com/. The Bottom Line: Man your stations.
No Cavities The Pitch: Sure, Halloween is a great excuse to indulge heavily in sweets and treats, but nobody wants holes in their pearly whites as a result. Tess Oral Health (asi/90916) offers brand-newjunior-sized Halloween-themed toothbrushesfor all those tricksters to use before bed on October 31. Pricing starts at: 300; 0.78. Dental offices are your obvious target, but retail establishments can give them out too. Check them out here: http://brushesfast.com/. The Bottom Line: Sink your teeth into it.
A Little Cranky The Pitch: Now this is seriously cool and it's on closeout pricing of 20% off EQP, while supplies last. It's an LED keychain flashlight that requires no batteries. Just crank the handle to recharge. It's from WOWline (asi/98360). You have to use code WESP on your purchase order. Call them today if you have the perfect client for such an item. Click here: http://www.wowline.com/. The Bottom Line: Light up your sales.
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