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Mail Boss Wins Innovation in Locking Mailboxes Award

Home Improvement Executive awards Epoch Design 1st place for “Innovation in Locking Mailboxes” with new Mail Manager Each year, Home Improvement Executive recognizes leaders in the home improvement industry for innovations in their respective categories. In 2012, Epoch Design, manufacturer of Mail Boss locking security mailboxes, was awarded 1st place for Innovation in Locking Mailboxes.…

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B2B Ad: Your Key to Profits is in the Mail

Epoch Design was asked to be featured in the January 2013 issue of Home Improvement Executive, with a special report on Innovations in Mailboxes. The catch, of course, was that we would also need to advertise ($$$). Generally, we do not spend much on print advertising, instead focusing marketing efforts online as well as occasional TV…

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Home Improvement Executive Category Report on Mailboxes

A few days ago, we showed you the ad we prepared for Home Improvement Executive Magazine. Well, it was published in Home Improvement Executive Volume 22 No. 11, and displayed adjacent to a special Category Report on Mailboxes. Prior to the January 21 publication, an editor reached out to us to find out what is so special about…

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Mail Boss Endcaps in Hardware Retail Stores

Mail Boss Dealers Leveraging Point of Purchase End Caps to Drive Sales This Friday, instead of doing a Dealer of the Week feature, we are showcasing Mail Boss displays from the retail stores of some of our valued Mail Boss retail partners. These Point of Purchase endcap displays feature merchandising materials designed to inform consumers…

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Mail Boss at Orgill Spring Dealer Market

Epoch Design is exhibiting the Orgill Spring Dealer Market in Orlando this week, showcasing the Mail Boss locking security mailboxes in Booth 1502 at the Orange County Convention Center. Here is a sneak preview of the Booth: This tradeshow is open to Orgill dealers and their guests: Thursday: 7:30am-6:00pm Friday: 7:30am-4:00pm Saturday: 7:30am-4:00pm A $100…

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Dealers of the Week: New True Value Accounts!

So it’s been awhile since we’ve done a Friday Dealer of the Week feature post. I’m going to go ahead and blame that on all of the crazy mail theft that’s been going on lately. Gotta keep everyone informed! Anyway, in the wake of the True Value Fall 2009 market, we are excited to announce…

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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.

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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…

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Mail Boss Security Mailbox in Hardware Retailing

Editors rave “Mail Boss is virtually impenetrable” Hardware Retailing, a trade magazine for hardware and home center retailers selling do-it-yourself products, recently featured our very own Mail Boss locking security mailbox in their October 2007 publication. We’re proud to report that the editors had good things to say! (Article reprinted below.) SECURITY MAILBOX is designed to protect against…

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