The holiday season is in full swing amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and you are flooded with holiday gift requests. Some requests are simple, while others are more difficult, requiring a bit of creative flair. In our industry, exceeding our customer’s expectations during the Holidays is always a bit of a challenge.
We’ve all been there before, hearing things like “WOW! I love this gift set! But… can we change this item to this other item?” or “This is almost perfect! But, can you find something that’s a bit cooler, or like, techier, for us?”
In the spirit of giving, we put together our most popular gift sets all in one place and are offering a discount when any 3 or more items are gifted together. Need the gifts drop shipped? We can do that too!
The Fx3 Protect Face Mask powered by Acteev Protect™ Technology is truly one of its kind in the promotional space. Other masks try to stop microbes, but the germs still collect on the mask’s surface. Acteev Protect masks are designed with microbe-fighting zinc ion technology built-in to the fabric to destroy germs from the inside out.
The health and safety of our employees is a top priority. With COVID-19 on the rise, we want you to know that we are taking all necessary precautions to keep the Toddy Gear family safe from this powerful virus.
A mask is not just a mask anymore. It’s a fashion statement. It’s about comfort, it’s about effectiveness, and it’s about fit. Companies release new mask models, and you may think — “I’m all set,” “Don’t need another mask,” “They are all the same,”…. which causes you to not open an email or request a sample of a newly released mask. If you have this type of mindset, you are putting yourself in a position of “missing out”.
It’s up to us, the promo suppliers, to deliver mask solutions that merge brands’ needs with customers, prospects, and employees’ preferences. Whether masks are a suggestion or a requirement, people want fun, comfortable masks that have designs that support their values while showcasing their favorite brands.
When we read a publicized study by a reputable university, we tend to believe what it says, but in some instances, we must question what we are being told. You may know of a recent study published by Duke University that has disrupted the promotional gaiter business and has shed a bad light on the gaiter industry as a whole when it comes to the gaiter being used as a PPE item. When your customers are going to ask you about this study, let them know the following:
A high-quality tube-like face covering that offers single- or double-layer protection is made out of 100% polyester and is 155gsm (grams per square meter) single layer for an effective barrier and can be worn doubled up at 310gsm (grams per square meter).
At the beginning of the year, many of us were working how we always have: in dedicated workspaces outside of the home. Some of us had the job perk of having a “work from home day,” when we wanted/needed to spend the day working from home. As we are nearing the end of 2020, many of us have not been allowed to return to our offices and MUST work remotely.
As more and more of the world starts opening up, it’s time to get back in the game doing what you do best: create excellent solutions for your clients. For some, reopening will be tough. For others, they will recognize that this is an excellent opportunity for a new beginning. Here is a quick roadmap you can use to come out on top during reopening.
For those that do not know me, I am one of the co-owners of the supplier, Toddy Gear. Our current business is manufacturing USA made masks in our factory in Illinois.
Running a manufacturing facility in these times is especially difficult. Not only do we have to provide a safe environment for our employees by taking temperatures and blood oxygen levels daily. We monitor their health, create social distancing workstations, and wipe down all workstations and surfaces countless times daily, and in addition to this, we have to produce our distributor’s orders.