Robby’s Notes

2016 Retail Market Holiday Forecast

September 9, 2016
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It may be hard to imagine right now, but all of our favorite holidays are still on the calendar and are still coming. Many of us will be thankful this coming Thanksgiving that the election will be over. One thing I learned at an early age is to treat others the way that I wish […]

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Death, Taxes and Christmas

December 11, 2015

Nearly all my adult live I have heard the old saying that there were only two things certain in life…death and taxes. I believe it was Benjamin Franklin who actually originated that quote, so maybe that is why he is pictured on the $100 bill. But growing up in Southern Alabama and Middle Tennessee I […]

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When the Sharks are Circling…Feed Them!

November 13, 2015
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The closer we get to Christmas, the more of a buying frenzy takes place in our shops and online storefronts. Nashville Wraps is no different because what happens in retail happens in wholesale. I am CEO of the nation’s best gift packaging company…and even I have not yet purchased the first Christmas present (yet). So […]

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A Sustainable Future for Wraps!

November 6, 2015
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Steve (at left) and Robby enjoying a Nashville Wraps welcome party with family and employees 2016 will be Nashville Wraps’ 40th anniversary! As the saying goes “time flies when you are having fun.” We are in a fun business! After all, helping people succeed in business by lowering their cost of operations and making them […]

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Let’s Party Like It’s 1699!

August 28, 2015
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If you ever have a chance to visit the Nashville Wraps headquarters in Hendersonville, TN, one of the stops along a tour would certainly be our catalog wall. There, we have framed the covers of all our catalogs back to about 1980. It is an interesting progression and you can see where we morphed from […]

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Put a Positive Spin on It

February 6, 2015
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After watching the Super Bowl, the halftime show and even the commercials I came away with one general overall theme… “A Positive Spin.” Could this be the start of something good? Almost all of the big dollar commercials were more lessons in how to live together than what they were selling. But then, wouldn’t you […]

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2014 Retailer Forecast

June 5, 2014
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Nashville Wraps reaches thousands of retail establishments, from the neighborhood café to the surprisingly large department store customer. With a variety of customers comes our unique ability to predict trends for all of us to use. We are happy to share these insights with you.

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Love Thy Customer

February 11, 2014
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With all the pressures of operating a business these days, it can be easy to become introverted, concentrating on our own issues, procedures, suppliers and so on. But we are in business by and for our customers. What could possibly be more important for your (and our) business? A friend of mind has a saying: […]

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The Truth As We Know It

January 10, 2014
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When I was a boy I used to rush home after school to be glued to the TV at 4:00 for the Adventures of Superman! It was the old black and white version with Actor George Reeves. Jimmy Olson would have no doubt gotten himself into some kind of trouble that only Superman could fix. […]

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The Prime Directive: Back Orders Reduced 70%

November 15, 2013
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Our prime directives are: “Have what you sell,” and “Treat others the way we want to be treated.” Here is what that really means. This year Nashville Wraps made a commitment to reduce back orders and once again be the best and most trusted wholesale resource for your packaging needs. We increased our inventory by […]

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