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  • New Product Reveal: Euro Balm

    Happy New Year's Eve! We hope you enjoy ringing in 2016 in only a matter of hours — with friends and all your favorite things.

    In the meantime, we have another reveal for you! We’re excited to announce an additional new product for 2016…it’s Euro Balm!

    Euro Balm brings something new that we haven’t … read more

  • New Product Reveal: Cartoon Balm

    We’re thrilled to announce one of our new products! It’s definitely one of our favorites, and we think you’ll love it too. Introducing all-new…Cartoon Balm!

    Cartoon Balm takes customization to a whole new level. It features a personal caricature on our All Natural Lip Balm, allowing you to show your personality on the& … read more

  • Sneak Peek: 2016 Trade Show Theme

    We've quickly learned that exhibitors at trade shows need a booth that stands out in the crowd to draw attention away from competitors and toward their own products. The goal is to make the attendee experience unique and memorable so people can’t help but stop and learn more about you. Besides, exhibitors should be able to have a little fun, … read more

  • Men and Body Care Items

    Today’s trends are seeing men pay more attention to grooming and personal body care, and many men are looking to body care items made specifically for them to achieve the best results possible. Check out the facts surrounding this buying behavior:

    Beauty and personal care product lines targeted to men have … read more

  • How You Know You Work at a Lip Balm Factory

    Working at a lip balm factory includes some distinctive features when it comes to the employee experience. We decided to gather ten fun ways you know you work at a factory that makes delicious lip balm!

    You know you work at a lip balm factory when...

    Most of your co-workers wear hair nets.

    It always smells great — some … read more

  • New Products Sneak Peek

    From everyone at Raining Rose, we wish you a very happy Thanksgiving! We hope you’re enjoying time with family and friends with lots of great food today.

    It’s that time of year when businesses are getting ready to release their new product offerings, and we have to say — it’s very hard to wait! Not only are we thrilled … read more

  • Trade Show Giveaway Ideas

    Need some great trade show giveaway ideas? We can help! We love our products and know you will too, so here’s a look at a few and how you can use them. 

    Raffle Lip Balm is always a fantastic choice for trade shows because it increases activity at your booth. For this item, you can use variable printing to list a unique number sequence, … read more

  • Help Ease Year-End Budget Decisions

    This time of year is tough when it comes to company budgets. For businesses with the “use it or lose it” system, many scramble to spend their remaining dollars in fear of the budget being cut the next year if they don’t spend it all. As a result, many spend those dollars on inefficient or unnecessary purchases that bring little … read more

  • Need a Holiday Gift Idea?

    The holidays are fast approaching, and we want to help you stand out with your holiday gifts! Our products are fantastic when it comes to the upcoming season because they have unique applications perfect for the occasion.

    For example, Red Berry Lip Gloss is a fabulous choice if you’re looking for a sophisticated way to promote your brand. … read more

  • Are You Ready For…Winter?

    Did you know there are outdoor races during late fall and early winter? For those who are willing to brave the cold, they need body care items that will protect them! If you’re hosting a winter race or run, we’ve got the perfect products for those race-day bags.

    Medicated Lip Balm: For the highest protection we offer, Medicated Lip … read more

  • Halloween EOS Ideas

    EOSTM lip balm — it’s different from any other lip balm out there. Why? Two main reasons: its dome shape makes it completely unique, and its rapid growth since it entered the market in 2009 has drawn attention, partly due to celebrities liking the product so much. Plus, it’s easy to find in a purse or bag, provides two-lips-in- … read more

  • 5 Tips for a Busy Salesperson

    Let’s face it — when is a salesperson NOT busy? Some days can feel overwhelming, with what seems like no light at the end of the tunnel. Sales is a tough job for anyone, but a few key approaches can pay big dividends in reducing stress and achieving your goals.

    To improve your sales productivity, try these five tips:

    1. Prioritize … read more

  • Helping You Keep that Breath Fresh

    Ever been stuck with bad breath, especially right before a meeting? Or ever noticed a co-worker with bad breath who seems oblivious to the fact? It’s time to try Breath Fresh Lip Balm — it’s broad spectrum SPF 15 rated and made with beeswax, organic sunflower oil, vitamin E, organic extra virgin olive oil, and aloe vera. How does … read more

  • 10 Ways to Use Lip Balm

    Who knew lip balm was so versatile? We’ve come up with 10 different ways you can use it during your everyday. Try just one or try them all! 

    1. Prevent and relieve chapped lips. This one is a given, but it’s extremely important. All throughout the year and especially through the winter, lips are prone to dryness and cracks. … read more

  • Increasing Safety in Manufacturing with Lip Balm

    Who enjoys spending money on unnecessary expenses? Namely, no one — yet according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), businesses spend upwards of $170 billion each year to cover costs of occupational injuries and illnesses.

    While a lot of U.S. manufacturing companies have safety programs in place, many of them … read more

  • Hustle to Catch our Halloween Giveaway Ideas!

    It’s time to start thinking about Halloween, and we’ve got some great giveaways that seem like they were made just for the season! Let your excitement show with an order so your customers are ready for trick or treaters, Halloween décor, and Halloween parties!

    Glow in the Dark Lip Balm: This one’s a given — glow in … read more

  • Breast Cancer Packs for October Promotions

    We’re introducing our new pack program for breast cancer awareness! We’re really excited about sharing it with you — whether you’re on a tight budget or you’re looking for something that’s ready right off the shelf, we've got you taken care of.

    Here’s how it works: You choose between three … read more

  • Colorful Lip Balm at the Dentist

    The dentist can be a scary place for kids (and even some adults), and it can be difficult for parents and dental office staff to reassure them that all will be fine. Colorful Lip Balm can help provide a solution!

    Patients can pick a color of lip balm they like (we have 10 different flavors!) and then apply it before they get their … read more

  • Scents: How They Affect Emotions

    What’s one thing all our products have in common? They smell good! Smell is the strongest of our five senses and has a powerful impact on activity in the brain. In fact, olfactory bulbs are a direct part of the limbic system, the most primitive part of the brain that functions as the process center for emotion and learning. Scents are … read more

  • We Need Your Vote!

    We’re thrilled to be nominated for the 2016 PPAI Supplier Star Awards! It’s an honor that recognizes PPAI Supplier companies who exude excellence in their work through outstanding customer service and product quality.

    We love our customers and remain passionate about helping them achieve their goals, giving them the best … read more

  • Gearing up for Breast Cancer Awareness

    Breast cancer awareness is one of those causes that we get passionate about promoting. And we have products that are sure to please! We’ve got a handful of logos and products that will get your promotional efforts for breast cancer awareness off to a great start.

    Think pink for the cause, whether that’s personalized Strawberry Sorbet … read more

  • Crank up the Cuteness with EOS Personalization

    We love providing custom imprints on EOSTM lip balm, especially because the creativity increases all the time! Here are some cute ideas for using personalized EOSTM to celebrate your next event or to show someone you care:

    Baby Showers: Place the top EOSTM lid on your thank you card or invitation, whether that’s on a balloon or a baby bump! … read more

  • Making an Impression that Lasts

    We're a day away from August, which means school is just around the corner for K-12 students. While a lot of kids may not be anxious to head back, we can give them reason to be excited!

    Lip balm is the perfect item for promotions and reminders as schools think about new school year initiatives and what they want to instill in students. Plus … read more

  • Meeting Needs, Not Just Selling Products

    ASI Chicago was a great experience for our sales team, and for those who stopped by our booth – thank you so much!

    It’s been a week since we returned, and we’re still taking in everything we learned.  Both through the education sessions and working the show floor, there was a lot to take away!

    Something we were reminded of … read more

  • The Importance of Following Up

    Unmatched customer service: It’s one of the primary aspects of Raining Rose that we’re most proud of. There’s a lot to this thing called customer service, as it requires a number of attributes that take time to develop. Here are a handful of them: patience, attentiveness, clear communication skills, knowledge of products, … read more

  • Find us in Chicago!

    It’s getting closer! We’re as excited as ever to attend the ASI Chicago trade show next week (July 14-16) to show so many of our fantastic products. This event attracts more than 4,000 distributors and 700 suppliers from across the nation, and we’re fortunate to be a part of it!

    The event is also ranked the third-best trade show … read more

  • Parades and Lip Balm, the Perfect Pair

    Who doesn’t love a good parade? They’re almost synonymous with the 4th of July, and they make great memories every year for families across the country with all the celebration of red, white, and blue.

    Of course, everyone knows the best part about parades is getting free stuff, usually in the form of candy. But why not switch things … read more

  • Supplier Excellence Awards!

    There’s just one more day to cast your vote for the 2015 Supplier Excellence Awards hosted by Promo Marketing — and we’d LOVE to have your vote for body care to win the category this year!

    From pens to tech items, every major product category is represented on the survey, which makes it easy for you to have an impact … read more

  • Resources that Work

    Here at Raining Rose, we’re all about providing distributors with the resources they need to successfully achieve their goals. One of these resources is our graphic backdrops.

    What are they? They’re pre-made templates that can be customized with customer information if or when they don’t have access to any of their own … read more

  • An Amazing Adventure

    Not many people can say they’ve traveled across the country. On a bike, that is. But our very own Jill Fassler is one of them, having checked off this feat from the top of her bucket list.

    Jill has been at Raining Rose for almost three years and works in packaging to run, print, and issue orders, as well as both supply … read more

  • Getting Passed the Gatekeeper

    Ever wonder why getting passed the gatekeeper with your most promising prospect is so hard? It shouldn’t be.

    Instead of making the same calls and distributing the same sales flyers with your paper business card, hoping for a call back, try something new. Leave your prospects a unique and useful business card balm!

    Put your name on a lip … read more

  • Traveling Well

    Whether you’re traveling for a client meeting, tradeshow, or even your summer family vacation, we could all use some tips on how to be a better traveler!

    Try not to procrastinate. Make a packing list of all your trip essentials (no matter how small) in order to avoid unnecessary stress later on. No one wants to run around stores in a new … read more

  • The Skinny on Suncreen

    Who should use sunscreens? It’s a basic but important question to ask.

    It’s recommended that anyone over the age of six months should use a sunscreen daily. Even those who work inside are exposed to ultraviolet radiation for brief periods throughout the day, especially if they work near windows, which generally filter out … read more

  • Your Cold and Flu Solution

    No one likes cold and flu season because no one likes getting sick! One simple way to keep the germs at bay is to use hand sanitizer.

    Did you know? Families that use hand sanitizers containing more than 60% ethyl alcohol are less likely to spread germs and fall sick, slowing the redevelopment of bacteria. And studies show that adding hand … read more

  • Ditching Dry for Smooth

    Somewhere in the world, it’s cold! That means someone needs protection to sooth and help prevent dry, itchy skin. In addition to using our lip balm and lotion products, here are some pointers to remember when the cold air kicks in:

    Lukewarm vs. Hot Water: Avoid drying out your skin further by using lukewarm instead of hot water when you … read more

  • We're in this Together

    Did you know? Employee wellness programs lead to healthier, more productive employees and can offer a return on investment of $2-6 for every dollar spent promoting health. Companies that offer wellness initiatives will see more benefits than one: increased employee productivity, fewer sick days, fewer days when employees work while still … read more

  • What Protection is YOUR Sunscreen Giving You?

    When the clouds are out and the day is overcast, we tend to forget about applying sunscreen. Out of sight, out of mind as they say. But even when you can’t see the sun, UVA rays still reach the earth since they’re emitted all throughout the year. UVA rays are those most linked to premature aging and skin cancer.

    What do we do … read more

  • Comforting and Protecting Young Patients

    Children's hospitals are major buyers of promotional products, and you can help your customers make the most of their marketing dollars by suggesting lip balm or hand sanitizer with a custom label.

    No child wants to be in the hospital, so fun and colorful lip balm with fruity flavors can distract kids in an unfamiliar environment. For example, … read more

  • Capitalize on a Growing Medical Market

    Did you know that U.S. healthcare spending in 2014 was more than $3 trillion — and that spending continues to rise?

    We're here to help you capitalize on this high-demand market! Hospitals are striving to differentiate themselves from their competitors, and one effective way for them to do so is by offering personalized … read more

  • A Fresh (and Healthy) Marketing Approach

    Your customer is looking for a fresh promotional approach but feels stuck. With the pressure to continually offer something new and exciting, it's understandably a challenge. What can you suggest? Something that'll help them make a lasting impact with a product we use every day. That's right: hand sanitizer.

    Even better, pitch them a selling … read more

  • Hand Sani Spray at Trade Shows

    Combat germs at a tradeshow with Hand Sanitizer Spray from Raining Rose! Encourage your clients to spread their name, not their germs! read more