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Side Business Opportunities for Promotional Products Distributors

Looking for opportunities to pump up you sales? Look around your client’s office or store for clues as to what other products they purchase from other vendors that you could provide.

Looking for opportunities to pump up you sales? Look around your client’s office or store for clues as to what other products they purchase from other vendors that you could provide. Distributors can easily become a one-stop shop for needs such as:

Paper goods for the break room or events. Imprinted napkins and paper cups look professional when refreshments are served at a customer meeting. Check out the offerings from American Accents (asi/35375).

Display solutions such as brochure holders or bottle glorifiers are often purchased outside the promotional product channel yet there are industry suppliers such as The Display Source (asi/45447) devoted to helping you land these POP orders.

Decor such as a logoed rug at the front door or an imprinted counter mat at a service desk may not make your radar but these are items you can source for your clients. Any buyer with multiple offices or franchisees can use multiples. Check out sources such as Extreme Logo Rugs (asi/53457) and CounterPoint (asi/46767).

Uniforms that employees wear at the front desk or on a showroom floor may indicate a need for additional uniforms for employees working on a production floor or in a service capacity. It’s possible to source a uniform from hat to shirt to socks and shoes via promotional product suppliers. Industry vendors such as Executive Apparel (asi/53418) will help you meet your client’s needs.

Name badges for employees or for conferences/events. Whether your client uses blanks or requires personalization, you can turn to an emblematic identification vendor such as Penn Emblem Company (asi/77120).