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on beard trimmer,” says Yde. “This is the
only beard trimmer with the power of
lithium ion and individual guide combs
from 1/8-inch to a full 1-inch in length.”
According to Yde, the trimmer’s suggested retail price of $34.99 will also help
drive category sales by upselling the standard $19.99 beard trimmers.
Another new item is Wahl’s All in One
Grooming Kit. “We are always looking
for ways to bring new consumers into the
electric grooming category and this kit
fits that bill,” says Yde. Featuring a trimmer, mini foil shaver and nose trimmer, the kit was designed
to help bridge the gap from the person just starting to toy
with the idea of growing facial hair. wahl.com.
Whink Products Co.
This year marks Whink Products Co.’s 70th year in operation. According to Steve Throssel, president and CEO, the
Whink sales team has been busy getting the 2016 programs
The company’s newest programs are designed to give
retailers and consumers significant cost savings through special price downs or multiple purchase discounts. “This allows
the retailer to keep the ring higher while delivering a lower
per-ounce cost to the consumer making it a win, win, win
strategy,” says Throssel.
Among the items Whink will be highlighting is an addition to its GameStain Remover line. The company has partnered with Mossy Oak, a high profile camo-clothing retailer,
to sell its general purpose detergent designed for use in high
efficiency washing machines. In addition, Whink will be
featuring its Lime and Rust Stain Remover as a companion
product to its brown bottle Rust Stain Remover.
Throssel says that this product has a broader
surface use than Whink’s rust specific
“Our family-owned company has been
attending the Housewares Show since its
beginnings and are very pleased at the
camaraderie of our fellow exhibitors and at
the quality of the buyers and retail teams
that walk the show,” says Throssel. “There
is no one place where a retailer or a fellow vendor can go and see a full selection
of products beyond what is presented at a
headquarter’s call.” whink.com.