Companies Can Pay a Heavy Price For Holding on to Inventory

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An article appeared recently in the New York Times entitled Retailers Add Politics and Nature to Their Holiday Worry List, written by Stephanie Clifford.  It quoted John Barbour, CEO of LEAPFROG – a designer, developer and marketer of innovative, technology-based educational toys, books and games as saying…  “The penalties for having too much inventory are greater…

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You Have An Excess Inventory Problem? We Have A Solution!

Inventory problems, we have a solution

The National Association for the Exchange of Industrial Resources (NAEIR) is a nonprofit 501( c ) (3) organization that has been in existence since 1977.  Thousands of companies have donated slow-moving, discontinued or overstocked merchandise since the founding of the organization.When a company donates product to NAEIR they not only clear out their warehouse to…

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NAEIR Exhibits at IPA 2012 Principals Conference

Women standing in front of Naeir Exhibit Display

Patti Woolsey, New Member Coordinator, Dawn Parton, Customer Service Representative and I attended the Illinois Principals Association 2012 Conference on Monday, October 22nd.  This was the one day that exhibitors were in attendance at the Peoria Civic Center as the remaining two days of the conference were devoted to professional development opportunities for an anticipated…

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NAEIR Member featured in People Magazine

People standing behind 2 shopping carts full of merchandise

John Mika of Western New York Shares Kingdom Bound Ministries in Buffalo, NY had a brilliant idea back in October of 2011.  The program he started – Teacher’s Desk, provides basic classroom materials to local area teachers who shop for these free supplies at the Teacher’s Desk location in Buffalo, NY.  Appointments are made through…

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NAEIR Attends 2012 HUD – Illinois Homeless Provider Conference

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Dawn Parton, NAEIR’s Member Enrollment Representative and I attended the 2012 Peer to Peer Homeless Provider Conference held at the Hilton Hotel in Springfield, IL.  The conference took place over a two day period on Sept 11th, the eleventh anniversary of 9-11  and Sept 12th.  Approximately 340 individuals were in attendance.Ray E. Willis, Director, HUD…

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Independent Sector Spreads the Word on NAEIR’s Teacher’s Program

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Independent Sector has just announced NAEIR’s Teacher’s Program on their Members@Work webpage – (link no longer available) – alerting the organization’s national membership to this unique opportunity for the nation’s teachers.  Many of IS’ members are involved in one way or another with education.  As a member of IS, NAEIR is proud of its association with the…

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