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President’s Notes

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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Old School, New Ideas

May 24, 2013
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Not many of you know this, but as well as being active at Nashville Wraps I am also a pilot. I fly a 1956 model Cessna 172. While it sounds somewhat antiquated, it flies very well. If you look a little closer inside, it has more technology in its avionics than many of the commercial [...]

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Only in America

November 6, 2012
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While each year we close the polls with a sigh of relief, I believe that every American who votes understands that it is a right which has been and will be paid for by the sacrifices of so many sons and daughters. With such a high price paid, it becomes our duty not only to [...]

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The Ingenious Brown Paper Shopping Bag

October 25, 2012
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How could an unassuming item like a brown paper bag cause such a scramble? Really, it’s like lots of other things we get used to and take for granted as always being readily available. But the retail packaging market is tiny in comparison to many other segments of the paper industry. There are only a [...]

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Nobody Reads My Blog

October 11, 2012
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It’s been a year since I found a curiously wrapped package on my desk here at Nashville Wraps. It was close to my birthday, so I figured maybe I wasn’t forgotten after all. It was from my sister … suddenly a flash from Lost in Space came to mind … “Danger, Will Robinson!”.

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New Lower Shipping Rates!

July 5, 2012
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It doesn’t happen often… There are a few factors involved in this piece of good news. First, as we all know, the price of fuel is much lower than it has been in months. Remember back in January when we thought that gas would be well over $5 a gallon by now? It was $2.95 [...]

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Our Carbon Footprint

May 23, 2012
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When I go hiking in the mountains, there are reminders posted on the trail that say “pack it in … pack it out”. It means if you bring something on the trail, take it back with you. Helping to keep the trail in its natural condition is being responsible with the resource. Another way to [...]

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