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College Stores

College Stores

 

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).


College Stores


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!



College Store 2nd Quarter Promotion


College Store for your eyes only... Second Quarter Promotion is here! These promotional items may be combined with any of our over 8000 other products and are available to you until June 30, 2019. Simply contact your ICS representative or call Mary Baird, College Store Specialist directly at 513-353-2200x122 or MaryB@Merchandiseinc.com


COLLEGE STORE PLANOGRAMS


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


Andalou Naturals – these certifications say it all!



MI now stocks this quality line of Andalou Natural products including: Instant Mask Pods - Fruit stem cell complex, turmeric, and french clay instantly nourish and energize to illuminate tone and help smooth texture for an uplifted appearance and a soft, luminous complexion. Instant Mask Sheets – Fruit Stem Cell Science®, Tamarind, and Vitamin C instantly begin to lighten, tighten, and brighten by targeting UV sun damage and activating collagen and elastin for a smooth, luminous complexion. Micellar One Step Cleansing “Swipes” – Saturated with micellar cleansing water for instant refreshment, these soft towelettes gently remove make-up and impurities with one swipe. No harsh rubbing, drying or irritating chemicals, just clean and refreshed skin without rinsing. Natural Fiber Towelettes: Silky soft, non-woven, pure cellulose fiber. Eco-Friendly, USDA Certified BioPreferred, Verified Non-GMO, Biodegradable, and Compostable.

Aussie Miracle Moist Shampoo / Conditioner - Miracle Moist Shampoo boasts a gentle cleansing formula that is super-smoothing. The formula is infused with avocado and Australian jojoba oil to soften and strengthen hair! Miracle Moist Conditioner helps dry, lifeless hair because it's infused with avocado and Australian jojoba. It is design to deeply nourish hair and give it the moisture it deserves.

Black Radiance Cosmetics - Get extra stunning looks with Black Radiance, a beauty product range for African American women and those with brown, ethnic, and darker skin tones. BR recognizes and understands the needs across a diverse range of ethnic skin tones. By combining high style with the latest technology, Black Radiance® offers a variety of sheer to vivid lip and eye color, plus, exclusively formulated face cosmetics that meet the distinct needs of her skin type and not just skin color. For over more than two decades, Black Radiance®has pursued its vision to be the #1 trusted expert and resource for black beauty.

e.l.f. Cosmetics - Booster Drops: This lightweight booster supercharges your routine for an instant sun-kissed, healthy glow. Customize your radiance with concentrated drops that can be used alone or added into any foundation, liquid, or cream. Infused with Vitamin E and Argan Oil for nourished skin. Setting Mist: helps rejuvenate the skin and keeps makeup staying on longer. Vegan, cruelty free, and affordable. Winged & Bold Lashes: A set of double layer, crisscross lashes that give a smoky, winged look. The lash band is made of soft flexible material allowing the lashes to move easily with every eye shape. The expertly tapered hairs blend seamlessly into your natural lashes. The kit includes applicator. Lip Oil Nude Kiss: Tinted Lip Oil adds a beautiful sheer shine to your lips. Each shade is infused with Jojoba, Apricot, and Vitamin E to nourish and hydrate your lips. Eyeliner Pen: This eyeliner pen enhances the lash line with rich color. Eyeshadow Rose Gold Palette Sunset: Our best-selling Rose Gold Eyeshadow, now in warmer, deeper sunset shades! This 10 color palette is a mix of shimmer and matte finishes to help create multidimensional looks. These ultra-pigmented, finely-milled eyeshadows glide on perfectly whether you're in the mood for a subtle or bold eye. MI is an elite distributor of e.l.f. Cosmetics!

Healing Solutions Essential Oils – Healing Solutions uses only 100% PURE, unadulterated oils. They employ a full time scientist to test all oils for purity in-house with a state of the art GCMS laboratory. Essential oils are used for Massage – mixed with a carrier oil to make a custom scented message oil, Diffusion – add a few drops to water and freshen up a room, and Aromatherapy – many essential oils can have a direct impact on the body and mind. Purity Guaranteed! Now available in Organic – USDA Certified. Click here for an Aromatherapy Guide.

Hempz Herbal Body Moisturizers -  Enriched with 100% Pure Organic Hemp Seed Oil and blended with natural extracts to provide dramatic skin hydration and nourishment to help improve the health and condition of skin. Shea Butter & Ginseng help calm and soothe skin. Vitamins A, C and E help protect skin from natural and environmentally triggered oxidants. Helps condition skin for a healthier look and feel. Available in 13 magnificent scents and specialties: Original, Pomegranate, Fresh Coconut & Watermelon, Exotic Green Tea & Asian Pear, Blushing Grapefruit & Raspberry Crème, Pineapple & Honey Melon, Fresh Fusions Collection Sugarcane & Papaya, Fresh Fusions Collection Pink Pomelo & Himalayaian Sea Salt, Age Defying, Sensitive Skin, Triple Moisture Whipped, Aromabody Tahitian Vanilla & Ginger, and Aromabody Milk & Honey.

Infinity Pro Curl Secret Curling Iron - Hair goes in and curl comes out! Tourmaline Ceramic technology reduces frizz and adds shine. Professional brushless motor creates tangle free curls using 400°F heat for long-lasting curls and waves. Create loose, medium and tight curls for all hair types.

Love Beauty and Planet Collections - At Love Beauty and Planet, they believe that each one of us can make a little difference through small acts of love for the planet. That’s why they commit to small acts like using an ethically-sourced essential oil or absolute in our fragrances. They want to help make a little difference towards a happier, less wasteful planet, with every shower. Their approach is a holistic one, encompassing the entire product life cycle and beyond. We’ve given careful thought to our ingredients, product packaging, and social partnerships. They call it a passionate journey of #smallactsoflove, and it is just the beginning. Murumuru Butter and Rose Collection: Keep your color-treated hair vibrant. This shampoo and conditioner, infused with Amazonian murumuru butter, moisturizes for a healthy looking gloss. A fragrant kiss of nature and juicy freshness from the handpicked Bulgarian rose petal. Also available in Body Wash. Coconut Water and Mimosa Oil Collection: Build bounce into your hair. This shampoo, infused with organic coconut water, lightly moisturizes and leaves your fine hair strong and volumized. Show off lush, bountiful tresses with an energizing burst of delicate mimosa flower. Also available in Body Wash. Argan Oil and Lavender Collection: Calm your frizz for hair that's oh so smooth. This shampoo, infused with golden argan oil, nourishes for healthy looking hair. Delicately surround your hair in a cloud of heirloom French lavender. Also available in Body Wash.

MakeUp Eraser - #1 reusable makeup removal system in the world. Erase all your makeup with The Original MakeUp Eraser and water! Erases all makeup including waterproof mascara, eyeliner, foundation, blush and more. The MakeUp Eraser is also reusable, machine washable and will last you 3-5 years. Trusted by beauty bloggers and vloggers around the world! The Original MakeUp Eraser measures 8" x 16". Available in Pink, Turquoise, Cheetah, and Black.

Spa Comfort Back Belt - Use this belt as heat therapy to increase circulation and ease muscle tension. It helps relieve lower back pain and arthritis. The secure fit holds the heat and cold pack snugly in place. Ingredients are effective and long-lasting.

Tree Hut - Tree Hut is a Naterra brand line of personal care items, offering a full line of bath and body care products. Tree Hut products claim to provide "intense moisture" through shea butter and oil, an ingredient used in all of their products. From lotions and butters to scrubs and masks, Tree Hut covers the full spectrum of specialty bath products that delight your senses and nourish your skin. Unearth the supreme nourishment of Certified Organic Shea Butter with Tree Hut. Naterra searches near and far for the perfect ingredients, so you don't have to. Tree Hut’s fragrances are all inspired by ingredients in nature that smell good enough to eat. Lose yourself in the aromas of the world from the comfort of your own home.

DISCOVER TREE HUT -The award-winning Tree Hut Sugar Scrub gently exfoliates old skin with whole grain sugar to reveal your amazing, natural skin.

Wet Brush - Exclusive, ultra-soft IntelliFlex bristles glide through tangles with ease, minimizes pain and protecting against split ends and breakage. Lets you brush with less force so you can detangle with less damage to your hair. MI Stocks many styles and colors of Wet Brush including the Love Kisses Brush and the Original Black Brush Boxed.

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!


Mary Baird
Phone: 513-353-2200x122
EmailMaryB@Merchandiseinc.com


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!
 

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


 

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

Email: CustomerService@MerchandiseInc.com

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