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December 18, 2006
Volume 1, Number 8
Hope you are all enjoying the Holiday Season and that your
customers are spreading lots of cheer in your store!
If you have not faxed in your registration for the Phoenix EXPO, take a minute to do so very soon.
I have enjoyed working with you over the past year, and I am looking forward to planning our market strategies for 2007 after the holidays. Remember to turn in your Co-op advertising before the end on the year.
MERRY CHRISTMAS to all, and have a very HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Land O'Lakes Purina Feed
Feb. 6th-8th RETAIL SOLUTIONS EXPO - Phoenix, AZ
Here to view Phoenix Expo flyer
and Registration Form). Attached is information on
additional motel rooms for the Phoenix Expo. Motel rooms at the Wyndham are booked, so you may want to contact one of these motels
for a room. (Click Here to view motel choices) (Click Here to view or print area map)
Be sure to register ($75) for the conferences on Tuesday--you MUST register in order to attend the Better Animals and Reach launches!!!!
How to Redeem Your Lake Country Horse & Pet Coupons
There are FIVE easy steps to Coupon Redemption -- Click Here for document outlining these steps. Print this quick instruction sheet and keep it handy. If you have any questions on coupon redemption or if you need to order additional envelopes or forms, call 1-877-322-8355. A Coupon Redemption Form must accompany your coupons. Click Here for Coupon Redemption Form and mailing address.
Lake Country Animal Advisor™
For Lake Country Advantage™ Program co-ops, if you have employees who are registered for this program but have not completed any or all of the 4 training modules, please have them do so by December 31, 2006. After that date, we will not be able to honor any certificates.
Click Here to view 4 CD's available. Click Here for recent Advantage Program Letter
How to Handle "Your Prices Are Too
Ever hear this comment and wonder how to respond? Here is an interesting article from Tom Reilly's book, Crush Price Objections. Before you respond to a comment like this, check out what Tom Reilly has to say on this subject. Click Here to view article
Retail Development, Land O'Lakes Purina Feed
Cow/Calf Mineral Supplementation
Various mineral elements are needed by animals to support life. These minerals are essential to certain physiologically important systems within the body and can only be provided through the diet. If not provided in the basal ingredients of the diet (eg., hay grass, grains or water), supplementation of these minerals is required. Click Here for more detailed information on Cow/Calf Mineral Supplementation.
Honor® Showlamb Starter is the product of choice for starting lambs on feed. It is very competitively priced so it can be fed to both commercial operations and show lambs. Better growth and performance than the traditional texturized lamb starters . . .
Click Here to view product page on Lamb Starter
Last Chance for the 4-H Awards Program!
If one of your customers had a Grand or Reserve Champion that was fed one of the qualifying Honor Show Feed products, they are eligible for an "Honor Roll" Award. Go to www.honorrollawards.com for more information or to go directly to registration form Click Here. All entries are due no later than 60 days after the qualifying show and must be received by 12/31/06.
Heritage Trading Equine Deworming Offer
A new and exciting in-store merchandising display and POP helps drive incremental dewormer sales and educates horse owners on preventing parasite damage. Click Here to view details on this special offer
Equine Merit™ Senior
THE OLD GRAY MARE AIN'T WHAT SHE USED TO BE! -- Going into the fall and winter months, many horse owners are concerned about their older horses and whether or not they will make it until spring. Click Here for information on Equine Merit™ Senior Horse Feed.
Achieve Active Dog Food
The best all-purpose dog food in the Achieve line-up. Active is a high protein (27%) dog food that is soy free, which is an important selling point in high quality dog foods. The number 1 ingredient is animal protein.
(Click Here for more information on Achieve Active)
Quit Recommending Dairy, Cattle and Sheep Feed for Goats -- Try Honor™ Goat Blend R80
This product is a 36% protein concentrate that can be mixed with grains to create a
variety of protein and energy options. Fortified with high levels of
required nutrients for optimal performance, it is a pelleted feed form perfect
for growing and finishing meat-type goats.
(Click Here for detailed product information)
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