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

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: Stouse, Plastic Products, Point of Purchase

Unique Holiday Card Ideas From Stouse.

Posted by Lori Woodbury on Nov 22, 2016 2:26:57 PM

Something I look forward to most this time of year is the holiday cards.  I love seeing the creative ways my friends and family send me their season’s greetings.  Typically I get the 5"x7” card or the 4"x8” photo card, and I usually send out the same thing.  This year, I want to send something different, unique, outside the box.  I started thinking about my options and the light came on.

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Topics: Automotive, Bumper Stickers, Coaster, Construction, Decals, Finance, Government, Healthcare, Insurance, Magnets, Manufacturing, Media, Nonprofit Organizations, Outdoor Sports, Point of Purchase, Political, Real Estate, Restaurants, Schools, Service Industries, 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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Topics: Art Tips, Automotive, Bumper Stickers, Construction, Decals, Finance, Government, Healthcare, Insurance, Magnets, Manufacturing, Media, Nonprofit Organizations, Office Products, Outdoor Sports, Parking Permits, Patriotic Products, Plastic Products, Point of Purchase, Political, Real Estate, Restaurants, Roll Labels, Schools, Service Industries, Stouse, Sales Tips & Tools

Which Sign is Right for your Customer?

Posted by Lori Woodbury on Sep 15, 2015 10:49:14 AM

Back to school; upcoming holidays; political races….what do these have in common?  They are all events that bring customers to you to order signs.  With so many signs to choose from, how do you know which one is right for the occasion?  Read on to find out!

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Topics: Construction, Government, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Outdoor Sports, Patriotic Products, Point of Purchase, Political, Restaurants, Schools, Service Industries, Stouse, Signs & Banners

Submit Print Ready Art with Stouse Templates

Posted by Jennifer Hoyt on Aug 13, 2015 3:14:48 PM

Stouse has created templates for all stock items available in .eps and .pdf format. Each template includes a bleed line, cut line, and cut margin line.

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Topics: Bumper Stickers, Decals, Magnets, Office Products, Parking Permits, Patriotic Products, Plastic Products, Point of Purchase, Roll Labels, Art Tips

"I Didn't Know That!" - 6 Products You Didn't Know Stouse Offers

Posted by Beth Campbell on Aug 6, 2015 11:32:34 AM

In my 20 years at Stouse in many job capacities, I have come to learn that there will always be new and unusual request for products and custom quotes. They are what keep my day interesting and my brain always thinking. Sometimes, our customers will get into a groove of ordering a specific type of product from us and forget about the rest of our product line. It never ceases to amaze me when you start talking about a products that you have produced for years and you hear “I didn’t know that you produced that!” Never be afraid to ask Stouse about a special request from your customer.

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Topics: Automotive, Bumper Stickers, Construction, Decals, Healthcare, Insurance, Manufacturing, Plastic Products, Real Estate, Service Industries, Sales Tips & Tools, Point of Purchase