Vendor Product Spotlight: SanMar


Our next Vendor Product Spotlight features one of our many Promotional Products Vendors – SanMar. SanMar is an award-winning supplier of 17 retail, private label and mill brands. They supply apparel and accessories to screen printers, embroiderers, promotional products distributors, athletic dealers, industrial launderers and more – whether they are outfitting a Fortune 500 corporation or the local bowling team.


The SanMar product we are featuring is the Port Authority Core Soft Shell Jacket. The jacket is a reliable soft shell at a real value. This go-to basic sheds light, wind and rain and is a perfect choice for corporate or team uniforming. The clean silhouette and traditional black color make this jacket as attractive as its price.

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  • 100% polyester woven shell bonded to a 100% polyester microfleece lining
  • 1000MM fabric waterproof rating
  • 1000G/M2 fabric breathability rating
  • Zip-through cadet collar with chin guard
  • Reverse coil zippers
  • Front zippered pockets
  • Open cuffs and hem

For more information on SanMar and the Port Authority Core Soft Shell Jacket, click here!

Vendor Product Spotlight: Smead

We are starting something new!

Indoff works with thousands of Vendors and we think it’s about time we show off just how awesome they really are! Going forward we are going to have weekly spotlights featuring a Vendor and one of their more popular products.


Our first Vendor is one of our Business Products Vendors – Smead Manufacturing. Smead represents the benchmark in adapting and inventing organizational products and solutions to fit changing needs.  Smead Manufacturing offers thousands of products and  has grown into an international leader, providing organizing solutions to millions of people worldwide.

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Smead is introducing an innovative product that will make many of our lives a whole lot easier. The Stick-N-Find product is a personal tracking device that works with iOS smartphones, tablets, and select Android devices supporting Bluetooth Low Energy. The App allows you to perform four great functions to aid you in tracking, monitoring, and retrieving personal items.

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Use the free Radar app to track up to 20 items at once within 150 foot range and locate lost items with your smartphone. Virtual Leash function alerts you if an object moves out of selected range. Find It alerts give you notifications if an object comes within a selected range. Stick-N-Find stickers have a buzzer and light, so you can find stuff in the dark. Trackers are about the size of a quarter, so you can stick them just about anywhere. When you use Stick-N-Find, your items are never far away.

For the entire month of February, Smead is offering a free $5 Starbucks Gift Card with the purchase of a Stick-N-Find tracker!

To find out how you can get your Stick-N-Find Tracker and a free Starbucks Gift Card, click here!

Mending Broken Ties

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The key factor in any business model is the company’s ability to build relationships with current and potential customers. After all, if there isn’t anyone willing to do business with you, chances are your company won’t stay afloat for very long. The majority of the time, customer and client transactions occur without any issues, but every now and again you will find yourself facing an unhappy customer.

What do you do then?

Some may say to cut ties and find another customer to please, but is that the best idea?  Probably not. A recent article discusses the importance of trying to fix broken customer relationships. Though swaying a disgruntled customer may by a daunting task, it is ultimately beneficial for your company. Being able to reach out to your customer or client and offer a more positive experience has the potential to affect future business. Think of it gaining back someone’s trust. It will be hard at first, but once you can get it back, the relationship could be stronger than before.

Do you have experiences with mending broken customer ties? Share with us below!

Check out the full article, here!

The Marketing Hourglass

The idea of the of the marketing funnel is practiced in many businesses. It’ s the process of filling the funnel with potential leads using advertising and promotions and pushing the potential customers through the bottom. While it is good to practice, the people at Duct Tape Marketing have found a new, and possibly better, way to approach the marketing funnel – turn it into an hourglass.

The hourglass offers the chance to collect those potential customers that got through the funnel and begin to develop an ongoing relationship with them. Take a look at the graphic below for more info!

What do you think? Do you think the idea of the hourglass is superior to the funnel?