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Oh, Stop It The Pitch: I carry a wine stopper in my purse. What? You don't? Hey, we usually enjoy a BYOB-type establishment at least once a week, so it comes in handy. In fact there's a new one that just opened, so yippety skippety! Speaking of new ones, Gold Bond Inc. (asi/57653) has a brand-new chrome photo vision wine stopper featuring full-color, high-resolution process printing on two sides. It comes gift packaged in a full-view gift box. Plus, it's on sale, you lucky ducks at: 96; $4.47-R until 9/30. This is a lovely idea for wine shops, vineyards, BYOBs and more. How about a Realtor giving this to new home owners, along with a nice bottle of vino? To see item PVWS, click here: http://www.goldbondinc.com/. The Bottom Line: Save some for later.
Cool Carry-All The Pitch: Yesterday was a dark-and-stormy Sunday summer afternoon, so since the pool was out of the question, I took to the couch to watch the Jersey Shore marathon. Nothing like The Situation, Snooki and Pauly D to make the day fly by. My husband kept asking, "Why are you watching this nonsense," but at dinner he was repeating: "Gym, tan, laundry." All the other crazy kids who have laundry on their to-do lists (think college and back-to-school promos) would appreciate the Fresh-n-Clean-scented nonwoven, drawstring laundry bag from Aakron Rule Corp. (asi/30270). Item #59720 is on sale at: 100; $2.90-R until 8/31. Check it out: http://www.aakronline.com/. The Bottom Line: Take it to the cleaners.
Newsworthy The Pitch: An actual headline today on AOL.com: "Paris Hilton Dons Skimpy Swimsuit." Is that really news? I think it's more like a "DUH!" What is newsworthy, though, is the new wider (1" wide) cuff-like-style silicone wristband from Avaline (asi/37590). These are perfect for many promotions, including team fundraisers, spirit squads, awareness events, parties and more. They are debossed with a one-color colorfill. Pricing starts at: 500; $2.75-R. See item ABWD here: http://www.avaline.com/. The Bottom Line: Show some spirit.
Gone to the Dogs The Pitch: Don't like Fluffy's dog breath?Flexsystems USA Inc. (asi/54597)offers new Woof and Fetch durable, bouncy, mint-scented balls. Think of these for any pet-related promotion: vets, pet stores, pet shows and then some. You can get half off set-up fees on 1,000 pieces or more if you order by July 31, so don't play dead. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org for pricing and other information. The Bottom Line: Bark out orders.
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