By Debbie Nice, Facilities Supplies Category Director, VOW.

If you want to connect with a trusted brand and deliver positive messages about your business to customers and end users, it’s worth getting on board with Fairtrade Fortnight 2018. Read more »

ten ways to sell more facilities supplies

By Debbie Nice, Facilities Supplies Category Director, VOW:

Whether it’s cleaning, catering or health and safety ranges, facilities supplies continue to be a growth area.

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Seasonal marketing ideas include advice on winter driving

By Emma Nourry, Head of Marketing, VOW

Want to benefit more from peak sales periods? Or make core category areas even more pertinent to customers?

You can help your customers discover the business products that should be on their shopping lists at key times of year by using seasonal marketing. Read more »

By Debbie Nice, Category Director, Facilities Supplies, VOW 

Making sure people are equipped and dressed to do their work safely and healthily should be common sense, but it’s also required by law. Read more »

It is known that work breaks can play a big role in boosting morale and productivity. Rather than the morning coffee or cuppa causing a drain on working time, there is evidence to show that businesses can generate better results and become more profitable when their workers take regular, high quality breaks, particularly together. Read more »

Schools may not be out just yet, but this time of year should mean one thing for resellers. Peak season for ordering supplies for the new academic year. Read more »

For maximising customer relationships and building long term and cross sell business, the office loo is hard to beat.

With washroom sales worth an estimated £21 per person per annum and repeat sales in paper and dispenser soap that are not to be sniffed at, the washroom also acts as a potential springboard to reseller business growth in any number of categories. Read more »

Most resellers don’t need reminding that facilities supplies is a golden opportunity. This £5 billion UK market is seen as a key route for reseller diversification because it is growing and continues to be less affected by consumer trends and changing work patterns than other categories. Read more »

‘Before you finish breakfast in the morning, you’ve depended on more than half the world’.

That quote by Martin Luther King Jr is the inspiration for this year’s Fairtrade Fortnight which runs from 29 February to 13 March on the theme of the ‘Big Fairtrade Breakfast’. Read more »