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Vanilla Spice The Pitch: Ah, the struggle of the ages: No, not good vs. evil; I'm talkin' vanilla vs. chocolate. Turns out, according to super-duper, high-level studies, vanilla is the preferred home scent. Ganz USA LLC (asi/55776) has great new vanilla bean-scented candles with a crackling wick. Gotta love those crackling wicks. It's like having your own little personal fireplace. Pitch this to your Realtor clients to give to new homeowners to cozy things up. Pricing for a 10-oz. candle in glass jar starts at: one for $18-P. Email email@example.com. The Bottom Line: Wick it.
Dance Troupe The Pitch: According to The Washington Post, zombies are out and ballerinas are in; I guess they are making the zombie-ballerina, which-is-scarier connection, given the success of Black Swan. This ballerina-shaped keytag from Mocap Inc. (asi/71870) is not one bit frightening and it's perfect for dance schools. Item 20,510L starts at: 250; 0.89-P. Check it out: http://www.anchorlineproducts.com/. The Bottom Line: Raise the barre.
Save Up The Pitch: Hey, Brett Favre is retiring! (Where have I heard that before?) RFG Line (asi/82283) offers a saving for retirement and investing/401K pocket slider. It fits in #10 envelope and is just the right product for your financial clients and it's also a good idea for companies to give their employees. Pricing on item CB654 starts at: 250; 0.74-R. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. The Bottom Line: Calculated move.
Bean There, Done That The Pitch: Love Rocks Inc. (asi/68029) now has an addition to their line of imprinted rocks:Printed Sea Beansare printed with your choice of word phrase, slogans, or logos.The eco-friendly seeds originate in South America and Africa. These are a unique idea for any special event. Pricing starts at:250; $1.95-R. Click here: http://www.loverocksincpromo.com/. The Bottom Line: Sea it, believe it.
Traveler, All in One Travel Aide from Meximi ASI/70899
A world clock, travel alarm, 3 LED flashlight and thermometer in one – with a convenient wrist strap. Just twist the dial to change time zones. Uses 2 convenient AAA batteries.
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