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July 2, 2012
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In this episode of The Joe Show, Managing Editor Joe Haley showcases a host of new products that you can present with confidence to customers. Have clients in the automotive industry? Looking for a collectable gift members of booster clubs will love? Want a fun item companies can use to welcome new employees? Check out the video.
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Kool Off The Pitch:American Zebra (asi/35645)is a female-owned, family-run supplier and if that's not cool enough, consider their new, U.S.-made Kool Top. It's a low-density, cloth-laminated, open cell foam beverage holder with a nylon lining and velcro closures. It keeps your 12-oz. can cool and covered so that nothing nasty gets in your drink. Pricing starts at: 150; $2.19-R. Check it out: http://www.americanzebra.com/. The Bottom Line: You're covered.
Ah, the Smell of It The Pitch: If you're looking for a sensory experience, All-In-One (asi/34256) offers the Heaven Scent line of fun, scented pens. Aromas such as chocolate chip, mocha latte, strawberry fields, glazed donut and watermelon are infused into the upper barrel. The twist-action retractable ballpoint pen is made from 50% plant based renewable plastic. Pricing starts at: 300; $1.25-R. Click here: http://www.allinoneline.com/. The Bottom Line: Be nosy.
Spread the Word The Pitch: You know you really can Google anything. In searching "random sandwich facts," I learned that it got its name in 1762 when the 4th Earl of Sandwich, John Montagu, a British statesman, got hungry during a lengthy poker game and asked his cook for something to eat that wouldn't interfere with the game. There's your trivia of the day. Well, to go along with all the sandwiches out there, Evans Manufacturing (asi/52840) offers the Sandwich Spreader Plus. Use it to spread condiments and whatnot onto a sandwich, spread frosting on a cake, slather your bagel with cream cheese or use the citrus peeler on the opposite end to peel fruits. Pricing starts at: 250; 95 cents-R. Check it out: http://www.evans-mfg.com/. The Bottom Line: A handy tool.
Get a Grip The Pitch: Here's another great kitchen tool from Americanna (asi/35730).It's their best-selling Magic Grip Jar Opener. It's available in 16 colors and would be a great add-on any time you sell something in a jar (salsa, sauce, condiments, etc.). Pricing starts at:300; 70 cents-P. Click here: http://www.americanna.com/. The Bottom Line: Easy-open.