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Investing in security products is investing in peace of mind. We believe it is the manufacturer’s responsibility to create a truly secure product for their customers; however, that is not always the reality. In this section, we feature some other quality security products — in addition to the Mail Boss, of course — that consumers may like!

Enjoy Safety at Home and Away All Year

You’ve asked someone to water your plants, dropped Mr. Woofs off at the doggy hotel in town, bags are packed and you got back up sunglasses, sun block and beach towels galore. You have everything you need to bring with you to ensure a safe, comfortable and fun time while you’re traveling and have made […]

EZShield Publishes Must-Read Press Release

The folks at EZShield, and ID theft protection and restoration company, recently published a  must-read press release. It certainly underscores the need for a locking mailbox for comprehensive identity theft protection, so it peaked our interest! In summary: EZShield poll reveals that Americans need to increase vigilance about ID theft, while they overestimate impact of […]

A Question on MailBoss Lock Picking

A few days ago, we received an e-mail from someone who was interested in buying the Mail Boss locking mailbox. He liked everything he saw, except he had concerns about the lock that we use. We would like to share his question and our response here in case anyone out there has similar concerns.

[…] Michael asks a very important question, and we’re glad he did. We want everyone to know that the old “BIC Pen” trick will not work on the Mail Boss locking mailbox. Here’s what our Vice President John DeRaspe had to say to Michael.

Mail Boss Package Master Update

UPDATE: The new Mail Boss Commercial Mailbox, trademarked as the Package Master, is now available online in all colors. About the Package Master We have finally created a “Bin-Mailer” locking mailbox that accepts packages and yet cannot be fished by hand (like the Oasis Jr®, Parkview, etc.). It features the same quality construction features as […]

Mail Boss Sales on the Rise – Here’s Why!

Four societal factors explain tremendous demand for locking mailboxes – Making lemonade from lemons When we first started marketing our Mail Boss security locking mailbox products several years ago, there were specific areas in the country where the demand was very high. Certain states — Washington, Oregon, California, Arizona, Texas, Florida, and Nevada, for example […]

Retail Response to Down Economy: The Survivors & the Deer

I have a unique perspective on the retail hardware domain and have observed some notable trends in response to this down econmy. Specifically, I have witnessed 2 kinds of hardware retailers: the “Survivors” and the “Deer”.

I purport this: First and foremost, in this economy the “Survivors” (and not the “Deer”) will thrive. Why? Because they will find what works. In my humble opinion, in this economy people (American consumers) are willing to pay for “Peace of Mind” even when money is short. Why? Because they want to safeguard what they still have… what they can’t afford to lose.

Paper Shredder: A Dumpster Diver’s Bad Dream!

One common way thieves perpetuate identity theft is by stealing your personal information through dumpster diving, or sorting through your trash. Just what are they looking for? Anything with your personal information, including credit card statements, electricity bills, and so on. One simple thing you can do to protect yourself from dumpster diving identity thieves […]

Give the Gift of Financial Security!

5 Great Holiday Gift Ideas that Offer Financial Security and Won’t Break the Bank! Who really needs another coffee mug, candle, or video game for the Holidays? This year, with the economy officially in a recession, give the people you love a gift they can really use—a sense of finanical security. I know what you’re […]

16 Tips for Securing Your Home Before Traveling

Thousands of Americans escape from the area every day to explore the open road. In today’s travel planning, taking the extra steps to protect yourself and your home is essential prior to your departure. There are many common things that can go wrong while you are away, so make sure to cover all the basics […]