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Promotional Products Industry Embraces Folding Reusable Drinking Straw

The 27 Billion Dollar Promotion Products Industry Embraces The Folding Reusable Drinking Straw with Open Arms!

The ASI promotional products industry, often cited as being slow to respond to eco-trends has woken up with a start and wholeheartedly embraced the Last Straw folding reusable drinking straw.

Promotional products’ main purpose is to draw attention and produce customer retention with a logo on an eye-catching or innovative product. Nothing is more eye-catching or innovative than the folding collapsible eco friendly Last Straw.

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folding drinking straw promotional swag

“Promo experts predict the Last Straw folding drinking straw will be the hula hoop for 2019!”

The promo industry has long been the place for businesses both big and small to seek out new products and ideas to slap their logo on. The 27 Billion dollar industry is often thought of as being somewhat slow to embrace new ideas despite their mantra of being innovative. However, it seems that when it comes to the folding reusable straw they are way ahead of the curve.

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What caused the big stir about folding drinking straws?

Basically two disparate but simultaneous events started the ball rolling on the foldable, reusable drinking straw.

The first was the Turtle Video. This haunting and emotion evoking video shows a plastic disposable drinking straw being yanked out of its nose for almost 10 excruciating minutes!

The second was the Final Straw Kickstarter campaign!

Final Straw came out with a version of the folding straw that raised 38443 backers who each paid between $20-$30 for a single folding straw. The total pledged was $1,894,878 to help bring this project to life. Originally they sought about 1000 or so backers. Obviously they’ve exceeded their wildest dreams!

Promo Motive has created their own version of this folding straw which will be available August 1.

Promo supplier Promo Motive, the supplier that “Does Weird Well!” is pleased to announce the upcoming release of the logoable collapsible stainless steel straw, scheduled for August 1st with a distributor retail price C of between $7-$8.50 at MOQ.

folding straw for promotional swag

UK woman arrested for illegal use of plastic drinking straw

Woman arrested for illegal use of plastic drinking straw!

U.K. woman arrested for illegal use of plastic drinking straw!

Unthinkable scenario seems more and more likely as countries, states and cities move enmasse to ban disposable plastic straws.

The disposable plastic straw has come to an end in many marketplaces faster than anyone anticipated. A lot of this is due to 2 things happening independently of each other but both interlocking.

 

“Using plastic disposable is already illegal to use in over 400 cities, counties and states worldwide, can imprisonment for its use be far behind?”

UK woman arrested for illegal use of plastic drinking straw

The Turtle with the straw in its nose video.

This heartwrenching video made by an intrepid group of eco warriors brought home the point that even our most cherished wildlife is endangered by our addiction to unnecessary plastics. In the video it shows the Turtle rescuers pulling out a foot long plastic straw that has been embedded in the Turtles nostril!

The invention of the folding eco-friendly stainless steel straw.

Spurred on by companies such as Final Straw and Last Straw a new way to think of a drinking straw has emerged. The idea of a folding, key chain, collapsing stainless steel straw is going viral. Made from bacteria resistant stainless steel and bacteria resistant food grade silicone, the folding drinking straw works as a long term solution. Instead of throwaway one-time use straws the user can carry around this reusable and recyclable folding steel straw.

folding drinking straw

The $27 Billion dollar Promotional Products industry seizes upon the idea!

The ASI promotional products industry has seized upon the folding straw product as a trend-setting product perfect for the world-wide b2b consumer base. Starting in the fall of 2018 a number of leading suppliers including Promo Motive will be launching their own versions of the folding collapsible straw.

wholesale bulk orders of folding collapsible steel straw

For more information on the folding drinking straw complete with your logo and custom packaging email john@promocrunch.com.

paper tyvek wallet

PPR WALLET: the rip-proof, waterproof fully imprintable slim Tyvek paper wallet

The PPR wallet is taking the Tyvek paper wallet from the rarified regions of hipster retail and putting it into the promotional products business.

PPR Wallet: the world’s best Tyvek paper wallet for your logo or event.

The PPR Wallet is are made from extremely durable Tyvek® paper. Tyvek® is paper-thin and all paperwallet accessories are carefully designed and folded to create fully functional modern accessories. Tyvek® is also elastic, waterproof, and long-lasting, and is built to keep up with your busy life.

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Slim, simple and designed by artists, the PPR wallet guarantees endurance being made from waterproof, tear proof and 100% recyclable Tvyek. The expandable material allows a total of 18 credit cards and plenty of cash!

PPR Wallet is made from one continuous piece of Tyvek® smart material with an option RFID seamlessly integrated into the fold. This makes it virtually unrippable and highly resistant to wear and tear all while keeping your private electronic information safe from theft.

Apart from being super-durable, the Tyvek® we use for the PPR Wallet is also water-resistant, so rain or shine, you know you’re protected.

Check out this unboxing review of the Mighty Wallet!

Coded C Distributor Pricing includes freight and all logos!

Yup you heard it right, FREE shipping, NO set up fees and NO ridiculous extra costs! 3 week delivery.

tyvek paper wallet for promotional products

Get your logo or business marketing message on a water proof Tyvek paper wallet. Wholesale pricing on this fully imprintable Tyvek paper wallet.

Get a Free Virtual Design Done!

Want to see what your client’s logo looks like with a free virtual proof? just send us your art to john@promocrunch.com 

free virtual design of paper tyvek wallet for business promo

Check out some of the most popular designs done at retail to get an idea what a promo PPR Wallet will look like!

Get innovative with your clients logo, give it a retail look. Perfect for the millennial client.

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business logo on a paperwallet

tyvek paper wallet for promotional product

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Turn your logo or product into a custom shaped Pop Socket style phone stand

Turn your logo or product into a custom shaped Pop Socket style phone stand perfectly designed to reflect your brand or product identity.

Phone stands are hot in the promotional product market these days and what better way to get your message across than to get it done as a custom shape?

end user custom shaped pop socket

Personalizing your clients logo as a custom shaped pop phone stand is a great branding statement!

Promo Motive is a supplier to the promotional products industry of unique and custom created promotional swag. We believe in doing it differently or as we like to say “We do weird well!”

One of our most popular new ideas is the custom shaped pop phone stand. Custom CNC machined plastics complete with all of your clients brand identity and a full color logo imprint. What an amazing concept!

Minimum order of 1000 units is only $1.88 each and includes all set ups, freight and design work. WHAT!!!!!

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For more information call us at 1-888-908-1481 or email john@promocrunch.com 

custom shaped popsocket style phone holder

custom shaped popsockets

 

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Tactical Mini Flashlight Breaks Price Barrier

Tactical Mini Flashlight Breaks Price Barrier

High powered tactical flashlight is now priced ready for the promotional products market.

tactical flashlight for promotional product

What is a Tactical Flashlight?

A tactical flashlight can be an important tool in your everyday carry toolbox, but doing a quick Google search for the best tactical flashlights won’t do you much good if you’re not quite sure what you’re looking for in the first place.

Depending on what you do for a living or what you require from your gear, flashlights that are too small may not be bright enough if you work in security, law enforcement, or in consistently dark environments, and won’t help much in the way of self defense. In contrast, tactical flashlights on the larger side won’t be as EDC-friendly as their smaller counterparts and will be much more difficult to carry in your pocket.

The best tactical flashlight not only sheds plenty of light on a dark situation, but it also provides plenty of functionality, is built like a tank, and can provide a valuable means of self defense in a situation that surely requires it. Whatever your candlepower requirements, and no matter your budget, I’m sure you’ll find a suitable tactical flashlight on this list that not only meets your EDC needs, but also your tactical objectives.

Want info? Call 1-888-908-1481 or email john@promocrunch.com.

wholesale imprinted tactical mini flashlight

In 2018 promotional product professionals deserve more

In 2018 Promotional product professionals deserve more. They deserve to make more money for all of their efforts.

The business of selling and delivering customized promotional products often takes a bad rap but what is more problematic is that distributors are often doing it for very little profit.

ASI Distributors often deal with overly demanding clients and rush orders with unreasonable timelines. All of this would be fine if their profit was worth it but often they will do all of this work for very little in return.

“We believe that distributors deserve to make more than a lousy ‘C’!”

 

more than a c

Promo Motive tells it like it is!

As a SUPPLIER for over 20 years, we like to tell the truth!

Truth #1. Promotional product scams are everywhere. Here is how to avoid the most common pitfalls!

“The most commonly used scam to dupe distributors by suppliers is the use of set up fees.”

Set up fees are a scam employed by distributors in an effort to do a couple of things.

The first thing this accomplishes for suppliers is a revenue stream. As a long time ad specialty supplier and having worked in big suppliers in the 90’s and 2000’s I can tell you this…

“Set up fees represent as much as 32% of a suppliers gross revenue!”

set ups are a scam

set ups are a scam

Secondly, the use of set ups has come about as a way for suppliers to try and fool the unsuspecting distributor into thinking the actual price of the product is less that it is.

Set ups are also always on some weird coded price so that the supplier gets paid but you as a distributor can’t actually charge your customers any profit on that part of the sale.

“If you think of set ups as an additional TAX on your sale you won’t be happy!”

The other issue I have with set ups is that they are totally unnecessary and generally are a cost to you the distributor that is NOT an actual cost to the supplier. Here’s how:

Suppliers either bring in decorated products direct from offshore or decorate domestically.

“As a supplier myself, who brings them in directly from China I can tell you the following. I never, ever, pay China a set up fee! NEVER.”

If I don’t pay them, why should I charge you?

If a supplier decorates here in the States the idea of a set up is even more ridiculous. Ask yourself, what does a set up fee cover?

Labor? Does a decorator only pay their labor on each job (i.e. call someone in to print your job only)? No, these people are fully employed at the supplier and as such their labor is easily accounted for in the suppliers overhead.

Materials? The cost of ink is nada, zilch, bupkis.

In closing. Let’s be honest, if a supplier is charging you excessive set up fees then you are really getting taken.

Distributors! Are you looking for a SUPPLIER who really has your back?  Check out Promo Motive!