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Q-Tip 1/23/17

Good Morning my dear friends and Happy Monday, As we approach the Chinese New Year this weekend, I thought it appropriate for our encouragement to come from a Chinese Proverb I happened to have read. THE MIRACLE OF LIFE: "The miracle is not to fly in the air, or to walk on the water, but to walk on the earth" (Chinese Proverb) To be born, to grow, to walk among the wonders of nature, to live a life of dignity, [...]

By | January 23rd, 2017|Categories: Blog: Q-Tips|

Q-Tip 1/16/17

Good morning my friends,   A little encouragement to tackle the week: STAGES "Start by doing what's necessary, then what's possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible" (St. Francis of Assisi) One step at a time, one step at a time - that's all we can do. But it can be more than enough. There are things we have to do each day: go to work, care for a child or parent, prepare a meal. And there are things [...]

By | January 16th, 2017|Categories: Blog: Q-Tips|

Buyers Be Aware!

Are you getting what you paid for? As competition gets tough, some suppliers/importers come up with “creative” ways to stay in the game. Over the years, we’ve been witnessingsomegimmicks played by fellow competitors. The most common one is product length shorter than the industry standard, but not labeled with correct weights and measures. Take carton sealing tape for example, the industry standard for hand roll is 110 yards (or 100 meters) in length. But, we’ve seen 100 yards or even [...]

By | September 11th, 2015|Categories: Blog|