October 2020 koi Insider
THINK PINK FOR BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH AND TAKE 25% OFF!
All October long, take 25% off all koi scrubs in our More Pink (120), Flamingo (058) and Azalea Pink (117) colors. Plus, take 25% off breast cancer print tops and accessories benefitting the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF).
Special offer applies to the colors mentioned above as well as:
- BCRF Eve “Butterfly+Words” print top (1007PRM-BAW)
- BCRF Leslie “Breast Cancer Butterfly” print top (384PRM-BCB)
- BCRF “Love Awareness” compression socks (A120PRM-LEA)
- BCRF shaker badge reel (A156PRM-BFS)
- BCRF “Jewels & Ribbons” badge reel (A104PRM-JSR)
Minimum order for discount: 24 units (any combo of qualifying scrubs, socks and/or badge reels). Mix & match.
Mention code: OCTPROMO20. Valid October 1–31, 2020. Retailers can claim this offer one-time only. Not valid on previous orders. Cannot be combined with any other discount or offer. Valid on in-stock inventory for immediate shipment only. Betsey Johnson scrubs not eligible for discount.
DON’T MISS THIS YEAR’S VIRTUAL UNIFORM RETAILERS ASSOCIATION (URA) SHOW!
Due to the pandemic, there won’t be an in-person URA show this year. But there will be a virtual URA show October 25–November 3, 2020 and koi will be participating! Look for show updates at uniformretailers.org
HAVE YOU RECEIVED YOUR SPRING 2021 CATALOG?
During the pandemic, we’ve noticed that mail service has been slower than usual. If you haven’t received your Spring 2021 koi catalog by now, please contact your koi customer service rep and let them know! To view a PDF of the Spring 2021 catalog, click here.
OUR NEXT OFF-MAP PERIOD
IS IN NOVEMBER!
Mark your calendar for Nov. 25 – Dec. 6, 2020. It’s our next off-MAP period and it’s one of the few times each year when you can advertise current koi merchandise at discounted prices. This upcoming period includes both Black Friday and Cyber Monday so start planning your sales now.
—MASK AND PRINT TOP COMBOS!
Recently, we’ve started making mask & headband sets with the same prints as some of our current tops. Retailers have been reporting that these masks & headband sets sell great when displayed with its matching print top. Contact customer service to find out what matching combos are currently available
HAVE YOU ADDED OUR NEW NEXT GEN COLLECTION YET?
With our new koi next gen collection, we’ve created the best scrubs your customers will ever love! This new collection features a great new fabric, modern styling and amazing comfort. It’s the future of scrubs today! Watch our Next Gen video here.
WAREHOUSE CLOSING FOR INVENTORY, DEC.10 –13, 2020
Please note: Our warehouse will be closed from Thursday 12/10/20 to Sunday 12/13/20 for our annual inventory count. Wednesday 12/9/20 will be the last day orders are shipped prior to closing. We will resume shipping on Monday 12/14/20.
SPECIAL DAYS TO CELEBRATE IN OCTOBER
World Smile Day
National Golf Day
Do Something Nice Day World Teacher’s Day
Physician Assistant Day
International Skeptics Day
Emergency Nurses Day
Make a Difference Day
All month long
Breast Cancer Awareness Month American Pharmacist Month
MEET SARAH, our incredible Merchandising and Planning Coordinator!
How long with koi:
I am brand new, almost 4 months and very happy : )
What does your job involves:
I work with Sales, Production and Design. Depending on the point we are in the season, my job can change day to day. I make sure that the buyers get all their samples in a timely manner. I help the sales team by creating and updating their sales tools. I work with design and production, assigning all style numbers and entering purchase orders. Always looking for opportunities to learn something new
Favorite koi item:
Medical Backpack, I love all the easily accessible pockets for my cell phone and sun glasses and I can attach my car key so I don’t lose them
Fun or interesting fact about yourself:
LOL not sure, I know how to weave on a loom.
I love to garden and often share my bounty with my coworkers. I love hiking but also sitting on the couch watching HGTV.
Two small dogs that found their way into our home. Nacho, a jack Russell and French Fry, also a terrier, they keep us on our toes.
Really liking the new song released by Weekend called
WHAT WE’LL BE PROMOTING THIS MONTH:
- BCRF Breast Cancer tops and accessories
- koi Stretch
- tokidoki Day of the Dead print top and accessories
- koi jackets
- koi fall print tops
- koi Basics Leslie print tops
- koi Lite
- Lindsey pants
- New arrivals for Fall/Winter
THE TOP 5
Our top 5 bestselling women’s tops (last 3 months):
1. koi Classics Katelyn top
2. koi Next Gen Hustle & Heart top
3. koi Classics Nicole top
4. koi Lite Philosophy top
5. koi Lite Serenity top
Are you stocked up?