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3 Popular Product Ideas for Schools

Posted by Kelsey Ingram on May 17, 2018 9:18:41 AM

While students across the nation are counting down the days until summer break, school administrators are already busy planning for the next school year.

Spring and summer is the ideal time to reach out to schools with fresh ideas to help them prepare for the upcoming school year. At Stouse, we print a large variety of quality, cost-effective products that help boost school spirit, support fundraising efforts, and inform parents and students of special dates.

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Topics: Bumper Stickers, Decals, Magnets, Plastic Products, Schools, Stouse

Custom Applications Are Easy When You Ask The Right Questions

Posted by Kelsey Ingram on Nov 29, 2017 9:54:43 AM

Sometimes customers get nervous when they hear the word “custom.” Thoughts of “complicated” and “expensive” creep into their minds. At Stouse, custom applications are easy when you ask the right questions. Below is a list of questions we suggest asking your client before contacting Stouse for a quote. Once you have the answers to these questions, our knowledgeable customer service department will guide you through the process of selecting and pricing your item.

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Topics: Decals, Magnets, Plastic Products, Roll Labels, Stouse

Restaurants Offer a Great Sales Opportunity

Posted by Kelsey Ingram on Oct 5, 2017 1:04:16 PM

Conduct an internet search for restaurants in your area and you will get back hundreds of results. Restaurants are everywhere and new ones are popping up every day. If you haven’t tapped into the restaurant industry for sales you’re missing out! Not only are restaurants plentiful in number, they offer great opportunities for repeat business.

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Topics: Coaster, Magnets, Plastic Products, Point of Purchase, Restaurants, Stouse, Signs & Banners

The Word on Shelf Talkers – 5 Tips for Capturing Attention

Posted by Kelsey Ingram on Aug 15, 2017 4:39:18 PM

Take a stroll down any supermarket aisle and you will notice them, jumping out from store shelves silently screaming for your attention to buy now. They are shelf talkers, and they are extremely effective at moving product.

Studies show that nearly half of all purchase decisions are made at the point of purchase.  In other words, many consumers enter a store not knowing what they want and they need help making a selection. It is during this selection process where a shelf talker can make the difference between your product being purchased or passed over.

An effective shelf talker does more than just draw attention to your product. It helps to differentiate your product from the others and persuades the consumer that purchasing your product is the better choice.

So what makes a shelf talker effective? The following 5 tips will help you create an attention-grabbing shelf talker that sells.

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Topics: Plastic Products, Point of Purchase, Stouse

6 Products Stouse is Known for in the Printing Industry

Posted by Kelsey Ingram on Jul 21, 2017 2:53:12 PM

Stouse is one of the industry‘s premier trade suppliers, offering a complete line of quality screen, flexographic and various forms of digitally printed items. We print 2.5 million pieces per day and have more than 40 years of experience as a leader in quality printing services. Below is a list of our most popular product specialties, all made in the USA:

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Topics: Decals, Magnets, Plastic Products, Roll Labels

Price it Right: Using the Selling Price Calculator

Posted by Paula Lauer on Feb 25, 2016 4:59:00 PM

Customers ask us all the time how much they should markup our products. Some customers use a standard 50% across the board, some markup more or less. We built the Selling Price Calculator so that you can easily see the margin potentials on your orders with Stouse. You can find the Selling Price Calculator located under the Sales Tools tab on our website.

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Topics: Sales Tips & Tools, Art Tips, Decals, Magnets, Plastic Products, Stouse

Insider Tips on How to Submit Orders that get Placed First (in 5 easy steps)

Posted by Lori Woodbury on Nov 11, 2015 10:13:01 AM

At Stouse, our Order Entry department is in charge of getting all orders entered into our system correctly.  They translate hundreds of different PO’s each day and enter that many orders.  Our Order Entry Specialists take a lot of care to ensure that your order is entered with accurate information.  When a job is submitted with good art and the PO, or online order, has all the relevant information, that job will get entered and moved on without delay.  However, when jobs are submitted with incomplete / incorrect information, this requires extra time to correct the errors.  Below are 5 easy steps to ensure that your job gets entered accurately and on time.

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