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A NEW Partnership...

Pens, Etc. reps will now be servicing the college market for MI!!!
We are very excited about this new partnership and look forward to working with them to bring you the best products at the best price available!!!

Merchandise, Inc.


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Why Merchandise Inc.?

Unlike other wholesalers serving this market, Merchandise Inc. offers several unique advantages:

  • Merchandise Inc. is a national distributor, currently serving College Bookstores in almost every state.
  • Merchandise Inc. also enjoys preferred vendor status with other College Bookstore co-op groups, including: Wisconsin Area College Stores (WACS), Ohio Assoc of College Stores (OACS), ICBA, Alabama Association of College Stores(ACBA), and Georgia Association of College Stores (GACS).

Merchandise Inc.

What can MI do for YOU?

Allow MI to customize a program for your size college store.

Our experienced Customer Service Specialist, Mary Baird, is prepared to assist you in everything from ordering options to the selection and placement of items. Now's the time to Diversify - give your students items they need! According to the 2011 Collegiate Market Watch survey, "Personal care items, such as deodorant, toothpaste, hair care and bath items were indicated by the largest percentage of students (58%) as items they plan to purchase." Don't turn your back on 58% of your student's needs!


These CUSTOM PLANOGRAMS have been prepared especially for College Stores by our team of expert planogram designers. Planograms have only proven College Store items. Please note that these planograms will change as we update them for the most current best-selling mix. If you need help with Planograms for ANY category or size department, please CONTACT US.

New for College Stores

- See our Selection of Almay Clear Complexion Foundation: Ivory Us 100, Buff Us 200, Naked Us 300, Neutral Us 400, True Beige Us 700, Natural Tan Us 710, Caramel Tan Us 800, Mocha Us 910.


Body Benefit
Body Benefit Bath & Shower Gloves: These gloves gently scrub your body squeaky clean while the textured nylon provides an invigorating cleansing. Body Benefit Net Bath Brush: Soft netting and sculpted handle help to cleanse hard-to-reach areas. Body Benefit Luxury Bath Brush: This bath brush has an easy grip handle and pop-out mini scrubber to gently stimulate skin. Body Benefit Nylon Bath & Shower Cloth: Achieve radiant, confident, whole-body beauty with this exfoliating body cloth.



Breathe Right 
Breathe Right Clear Large & Small 30ct: Relieves Nasal Congestion due to Colds & Allergies and Reduces Snoring. Breathe Right Tan Large & Small 30ct: Breathe Right Original Tan nasal strips help you breathe better so you can sleep better.

Burt’s Bees Lip Balm – Check out our selection of Burt’s Bees Lip balms made with natural, responsibly sourced beeswax, and non-toxic ingredients. Choose from products formulated to moisturize, nourish, and hydrate. Beeswax lip balm products condition skin, while antioxidant Vitamin E moisturizes with peppermint oil added for a refreshing tingling feeling.

Clear Blue Clear Blue Easy Ovulation Kit 11 PC: The Clearblue Ovulation Test identifies your 2 most fertile days and is 99% accurate at detecting the luteinizing hormone (LH) surge.  Clear Blue Flip & Click Pregnancy Test 2 CT: Clearblue Flip & Click Pregnancy Test is a foldable full-size test with a long handle and extra wide tip for easy use. It is over 99% accurate from the day you expect your period and provides easy to read plus (+) or minus (-) results in 3 minutes. Clear Blue Rapid & Digital Pregnancy Test 4 CT: This unique Clearblue Pregnancy Test Combo Pack includes 2 different tests. The Clearblue Digital Pregnancy Test provides unmistakably clear results in words. The Clearblue Rapid Detection Pregnancy Test has a color change tip and provides fast results with a clear plus (+) or minus (-) result within 3 minutes. Clear Blue Early Detection Pregnancy Test 2 CT: The Clearblue Early Detection Pregnancy Test can be used to detect pregnancy as early as 6 days before your missed period.


Crystal Deodorant
- Crystal aluminum-free deodorant for women and men dries quickly and allows the body to function naturally without blocking pores. It’s non-irritating, dermatologist-tested to be hypoallergenic, and perfect for all skin types. Available in 5 different scents: Lavender + Rosemary, Coconut + Vanilla, Cucumber + Mint, Sea Salt + Sage, Charcoal + Tea. Crystal magnesium deodorant provides 24-hour odor control without the mess, greasy residue, or white stains on skin and clothes. Crystal aluminum-free deodorant is vegan, cruelty-free, safe, and effective. These 100% vegan deodorants are never tested on animals and use the cleanest, safest ingredients available. You will never find parabens, sulfates, phthalates, artificial fragrances, or colors here.


Dove Baby
Dove Baby Bar Rich Moisture 3.17 oz:  Baby Dove Rich Moisture Bar is formulated to offer more than just mild cleansing: It helps replenish the moisture and essential nutrients lost during bathing, all with a specially developed fragrance for baby's delicate skin. Dove Baby Body Wash Rich Moisture 20 oz 3 pc: With baby skin being 30% thinner than ours, the best care is the gentlest. To help protect your little one’s delicate skin, Dove created Baby Dove Rich Moisture Hypoallergenic Baby Wash to help nourish and replenish your little one’s delicate skin during bath time. Dove Baby Body Wash Sensitive Skin 13 oz 3 pc: Dove created Baby Dove Fragrance Free Moisture Hypoallergenic Baby Wash to provide ultra-gentle care for baby's sensitive skin. Dove Baby Body Wash Calming Moisture 20 oz 4 pc: Baby Dove Calming Moisture Hypoallergenic Baby Wash with a soothing scent to help baby wind down at bedtime while nourishing their delicate skin.


Dove Bar 
– The secret to beautiful skin is moisture, and no other bar hydrates skin better than Dove. While ordinary soaps can strip skin of essential nutrients, Dove has mild cleansers to care for skin as it cleans. Dove leaves your face and body feeling soft, smooth, and more radiant than ordinary soap. With so many to choose from, Dove has a beauty bar to suit any need.


Dove Body Polish 
– Whipped, rich and fragrant, Dove Body Polish nourishes your skin as it exfoliates, leaving your skin soft and smooth after every shower. You may have tried a lot of body scrubs to get the soft, smooth skin you’ve been dreaming of. Doves are different. Using a unique blend of exfoliation and nourishment, they give your skin superior care. Each creamy body polish is full of exfoliating grains to give you just the right amount of ‘scrub’. Available in a choice of gentle, moderate, or deep, they complement the uniqueness of your skin. Made with a pH balanced, sulfate-free formula and naturally derived cleansers, they care for your skin as they exfoliate. Plus, enriched with unique ¼ moisturizing cream, Dove body polish range provides instant softness and lasting smoothness.


Dove Body Wash
Choose Dove body wash to transform your daily cleansing routine and give you nourished, beautiful skin after every shower. Dove body wash leaves you with instantly soft, smooth skin after you shower. Whether you’re looking for a moisturizing body wash for sensitive skin, or a nourishing body wash for soft skin, Dove body wash helps you achieve beautiful, hydrated skin during your daily skin care routine. Dove Body Wash also has mild cleansers to care for skin and effectively wash away dirt and germs. Each sulfate-free body wash leaves skin instantly soft while respecting your microbiome – skin’s living protective layer. Dermatologist recommended, Dove body washes are formulated with skin-natural nutrients, plant-based moisturizer, and naturally derived cleansers. All the superior care of Dove with a variant for every skin need - you’re sure to find a gentle, paraben-free body wash you love.

Dove Men + Care Bar & Body Wash
- Whether you’re looking for a deodorant to keep you feeling fresh and dry all day or you want a body wash to help keep your skin hydrated, whatever you need, Dove Men+Care products are designed to protect and care for your skin.

Dr Teal’s -
Shea Sugar Body Scrub is formulated with Shea Butter, Sugar, and Essential Oil to exfoliate and smooth skin. With essential oils to help uplift your mood. Dr Teal's Sugar Scrubs are great for use in the bath or shower, or as a hand scrub. Dr Teal's Sugar Scrubs are Cruelty Free, Vegan-Friendly, and Paraben and Phthalate-Free. Check out some of our New Dr Teals Scrubs. Dr Teals Rose Shea Sugar Scrub 19oz: Dr Teals Citrus Shea Sugar Scrub 19oz: Dr Teals Coconut Oil Shea Sugar Scrub 19oz: Dr Teals Shea Butter & Almond Oil Shea Sugar Scrub 19oz: Dr Teals Black Elderberry Shea Sugar Scrub 19oz


 -  Ecotool 360 Ultimate Blend Set: Blend Makeup Brush Set is designed with 3 densely packed, domed makeup brush heads for quick makeup application and a perfectly blended finish. Ecotool Daily Defined Eye Kit: The Daily Defined Eye Kit is designed to create your favorite eye looks & organize your beauty space. Ecotool Makeup Brush Shampoo 3.4 oz: Makeup Brush and Sponge Shampoo is designed to wash away makeup, oil and impurities from your brushes to improve their performance and give you a smoother makeup application. Ecotool On-The-Go Style Kit: The On-The Go Style Kit has all your favorite travel-friendly tools for effortless application. Ecotool Total Renewal Eye Kit: Interchangeable collection is a revolutionary brush system that allows for limitless makeup styling and application options without extra waste. Ecotool Love Your Skin Kit: Makeup Brush Set contains 6 brush heads infused with Vitamin E.

Enviroscent - These are the oh-so-amazing-smelling results of taking better-for-you ingredients and combining them in unexpectedly exciting ways. Enivroscent are Non-Toxic ingredients, Planet Friendly, a Safer Alternative, and smell good scents. We sell a variety of Enivroscent stixs + stands, Enivroscent home scent sticks, Enivroscent Plus Hub Scent Pods, and Enivroscent Room Sprays.

Glad - Glad Tall Kitchen Drawstring Fresh Clean, Lavender, and Gain Original Odor Shield 13 Gallon 6/40ct: Glad Tall Kitchen Drawstring Trash Bags are designed with Force Flex technology to give extra flex as it expands around sharp edges and heavy loads, so you can-pack it in while resisting tears, rips and punctures. A steady release of fresh scent with Febreze Freshness keeps your kitchen pleasantly fresh smelling with long-lasting odor control.

Glad Flex N Seal Food Storage and Freezer Storage Sandwich, Quart and Gallon Bags: Flex N Seal zipper bags stretch to hold more and to lock in freshness. Designed to hold 30% more, these zipper bags stretch around food of any shape while maintaining an airtight seal.

Glade 8 oz Aerosol - Freshen in a flash with Glade Aerosol Spray. Consciously crafted to elevate the energy of any room, this product instantly refreshes with a burst of fragrance. Check out our variety of scents, such as Cashmere wood, Sheer Vanilla Embrace, Blooming Peony & Cherry, Aqua Waves, Bamboo & Waterlily Bliss, Bubbly Berry Splash, Coastal Sunshine Citrus, Joyful Citrus & Daisies, and Tropical Blossoms.

Humphreys Witch Hazel Certified Organic Toner – Refine and restore your skin with an organic toner that captures the wild wonder of witch hazel’s clarifying power. These products have no added water and are always free of dyes, sulfates, parabens, phthalates, and gluten, and are vegan and cruelty-free.

Humphreys Witch Hazel Alcohol Free Toner – Balance your complexion with an alcohol-free toner crafted with wild-crop witch hazel and skin-nourishing aloe. These products have no added water and are always free of dyes, sulfates, parabens, phthalates, and gluten, and are vegan and cruelty-free.

Invisibobble - The secret of the original invisibobble lies in its spiral shape. Because the invisibobble distributes pressure evenly around your ponytail, you get a strong and comfortable fit. It is scientifically proven to cause 31% less damage, leave 68% less marks and 100% less pain than an ordinary elastic hair tie. Thanks to its smooth surface, the invisibobble original hair tie doesn’t tangle with dry or wet hair. With invisibobble as a non-soaking, hygienic water lover you’ll never be annoyed by wet hair ties again! There are many different styles in the invisibobble collection, for all ages. Such as the Invisibobble Sprunchie, the Hair Halo, the adjustable Hair Headband, and more.

Maybelline - Hydrating lipstick with pure color pigments and infused with Shea Butter. Sensational color takes on a new feeling for smooth, supple lips. This rich creamy formula leaves behind a sensuous feeling and creamy finish without feathering or bleeding. Check out our assortment of new shades we carry. 244 - Pink Score, 333 - Hot Chase, 400 -   Berry Go, 411 - Plum Rule, 344 - Coral Rise.

MedterraCheck out our broad range of Medterra products, including CBD topicals, oils, gummies, capsules, and pet products. See some examples below. These Products are Made in America, Non-GMO, US Hemp Authority Certified, Grain Free, and Third Party Tested.

Mrs Meyers – Made with plant-derived ingredients, essential oils and other thoughtfully formulated ingredients. Check out some of the New Mrs Meyer products we carry from body wash, dryer sheets, hand soap, candles and more. These products are delightful to use, with scents that will brighten up your day.

Nature's Bounty: Check out our large assortment of Nature’s Bounty Vitamins. We have an array of vitamins such as (Vitamin B, Vitamin B-12, Vitamin C, Biotin, Calcium, Co Q-10, Vitamin D, Vitamin E, Fish Oil, Folic Acid, Garlic, Iron, Krill Oil, Lutein, Magnesium, Milk Thistle, Women’s Mult, Potassium, Probiotic, Tumeric, and many more…)

No Rinse - No Rinse Shampoo & Conditoner 8 oz: Is the comfortable, convenient and safe alternative to traditional shampoos & Conditioners. pH balanced to be mild and non-irritating to the scalp, No-Rinse Shampoo & Conditioner leaves hair sparkling clean, odor free, soft and manageable. No Rinse Shampoo Cap: Are perfect for people of all ages, especially infants and elderly. Each shower cap provides the convenience of waterless shampoo and conditioner to those with a lack of mobility by providing a quick, convenient option for washing their hair! No Rinse Body Wash: Is perfect for people of all ages, especially infants and elderly. The patented formula is ready to use and leaves skin clean, moisturized and odor-free! 

Pacifica Beauty Hair & Body Mist – See our selection of clean hair & body mists from Pacifica. These 100% cruelty-free & vegan hair & body mists products offers a variety of must-have favorites to fit any occasion.

Pacifica Beauty Spray Perfume – See our selection of fresh scent perfumes that are designed to last all day. These 100% cruelty-free & vegan spray perfumes perfectly play into any personality, you're sure to stock up on fun new favorites for any occasion. 

Pacifica Beauty Vegan Silk – See our selection of vegan silk products. Vegan silk is a fermented, plant-sourced ingredient that is biomimetic of silk and helps add shine, strength and hydration. Formulated without sulfates, parabens, phthalates, SLS or mineral oil.

Revlon Colorstay Skin Awaken Concealer - Multitasking 5-in-1 concealer erases, perfects, brightens, hydrates and refreshes skin for a flawlessly awake look. Wears comfortably for up to 24 hours. The ultra-lightweight, buildable formula is infused with Caffeine and Vitamin C, and hides imperfections and dark circles, while brightening skin and camouflaging puffiness. Choose from the many natural-finish shades.

Revlon Colorstay Satin Ink Crown Jewel - New ColorStay Satin Ink Crown Jewels takes luxury to the limit and treats your lips like royalty in 8 new gemstone-inspired shades. Full coverage, one-coat liquid lipstick that’s surprisingly comfortable. Up to 16 hours of color. Infused with antioxidant black currant seed oil to help sooth lips

CONAIR and SCUNCI Hair Accessories - Don’t forget MI stocks a great selection of Conair/Scunci Hair Accessories – everything from brushes, combs, curlers, mirrors, shower caps, barrettes, bobby pins, bun kits, clips, headbands, headwraps, scrunchies, and the ever famous black elastics AND MORE!!!!

Glam up your everyday look with our wide range of women's hair accessories. Scunci Hair Accessories are what you need for your perfect hair.

Summer’s EveSummer’s Eve Active Cleansing Wash 12 oz: Feminine Cleansing Wash made with Acti-Cool, a blend of eucalyptus and mint essential oils to deliver a cooling and refreshing burst of freshness. Summer’s Eve Active Cleansing Cloth 14 CT: Feminine cleansing Cloths Made with acti-cool, a blend of eucalyptus and mint essential oils to deliver a cooling and refreshing burst of freshness. Summer’s Eve Golden Glamour Cleansing Wash 15 oz: Summer's Eve Feminine Cleansing Wash is hypoallergenic, and safe and gentle enough to use every day. Free from dyes and parabens, Summer's Eve Feminine Cleansing Wash is created for your most intimate areas to gently cleanse away the bacteria that can cause odor. Summer’s Eve Golden Glamour Cleansing Cloth 16 CT: Feature a jasmine and fresh freesia fragrance mixed with warm vanilla notes. 5 Ways for Freshness to Go.

Sun Bum - Sun Bum Sunscreen Spray SPF 50 & 70 6 oz: Premium Moisturizing Sunscreen Lotion will protect you from harmful UVA/UVB rays while enriching your skin with vitamin E, an antioxidant that helps to neutralize free radicals, which are the main cause of premature skin aging. Sum Bum Revitalizing Shampoo 10 oz: Helps deliver deep nutrition, intense moisture, and smoothing to the most difficult-to-manage hair. Religiously lock in color and to keep hair looking beautiful. Sum Bum Revitalizing Conditioner 10 oz: Helps to deeply hydrate and awaken hair, making it highly responsive and manageable. This special concoction helps lock in hair color and repair damage, while powerful antioxidants provide UV protection to help prevent color fade and damage.

Tylenol Tablets Extra Strength 100 C - Tylenol Extra Strength caplets with 500mg of acetaminophen help reduce fever and provide temporary relief of minor aches and pains. Each caplet contains 500 mg of acetaminophen for effective, extra strength pain relief. Both a fever reducer and pain reliever, it relieves minor aches and pains due to headache, backache, toothache, minor pain of arthritis, the common cold, and premenstrual and menstrual cramps.

VagisilVagisil Odor Block Wipes 20 CT: Vagisil odor block daily freshening wipes helps stop odor before it starts and will help you feel fresh all day long. Up to 24-hour odor protection. Patented odor block technology. Vagisil Medicated Wipes 20 CT: Contains a maximum strength itch medicine in a soft, convenient to use wipe, with Patented Odor Block Technology. Helps relieve intense, burning itch fast, and is infused with skin-soothing ingredients. Vagisil Creme Sensitive Skin 1 OZ: This vaginal crème works at the source to stop itch fast and relieves burning and irritation on contact. Long lasting relief with Hydrocortisone, and is Infused with soothing oatmeal, vitamins, and aloe. Vagisil Wash Odor Blocking 12 OZ: Vaginal wash for everyday use, it is gynecologist tested & clinically tested. 24-hour odor protection, with Patented Odor Block Technology to help stop odor before it starts. Hypoallergenic, gentle on skin. Vagisil Wash PH Balanced 12 OZ: Vagisil pH Balance Wash contains LactoPrebiotic. Use it every day to help support a healthy pH balance. Hypoallergenic for sensitive skin with a light and fresh scent.

Vagisil Sensitive ScentsVagisil Wash Spring Lilac 12 OZ: Dye-Free, hypoallergenic formula. No parabens or MIT. Gynecologist and clinically tested. Formulated with Vitamin E to soothe and nourish intimate skin and help you feel fresh. Vagisil Wash White Jasmine 12 OZ: Dye-Free, hypoallergenic formula. No parabens or MIT. Gynecologist and clinically tested. Formulated with Vitamin E to soothe and nourish intimate skin and help you feel fresh. Vagisil Wash Peach Blossom 12 OZ: Dye-Free, hypoallergenic formula. No parabens or MIT. Gynecologist and clinically tested. Formulated with Vitamin E to soothe and nourish intimate skin and help you feel fresh. Vagisil Wash Rose’ All Day 12 OZ: Dye-Free, hypoallergenic formula. No parabens or MIT. Gynecologist and clinically tested. Formulated with Vitamin E to soothe and nourish intimate skin and help you feel fresh. Vagisil Wash Healthy Detox 12 OZ: Healthy Detox wash with natural tea tree, rosemary & eucalyptus essential oils, plus natural neem extract, gently washes away harmful bacteria from head to toe.


Wet n Wild – Check out our different 5 and 10 pan shadow palettes. These palettes feature, completely vegan, richly pigmented, and buttery-smooth formula in matte, satin, shimmer, and glitter finishes.  We have many different color Varieties to Complement, your mood, your outfit of the day, or just your natural eye color.


Mary Baird, College Store Sales / Service Specialist

Mary understands the unique nature of the College Stores and is dedicated to assisting in the selection, ordering, and displaying of the right items for YOUR store. Call or email her today, and see what she can do for YOU!

Please call Mary if you need any assistance with ordering online. She is available to help set up your account and answer any questions you may have.

Mary Baird
Phone: 513-353-2200x122

Please view the photos of Virginia Tech College Store and University of Virginia College Store before and after to see exactly what MI can do for YOUR store!


If your company is interested in partnering with MI to reach this vast market, please contact us at 513-353-2200.




5929 State Route 128
P.O. Box 10 Miamitown, OH 45041-0010
Phone: 513-353-2200 / 1-800-819-8615
Fax: 513-353-3970