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Feb 1, 2013
Dave Bullock, a middle school teacher, noticed that students have a few common characteristics. "They love to wear stuff on their wrists, they love to write on their hands and arms, and they love colorful things," he says. When Bullock pieced this all together, he created the Scribbleband, a soft silicone bracelet that is made to write on. It has become a skin friendly way to take notes, jot down homework assignments and doodle. "My kids' and the neighbors' kids' reactions were all very enthusiastic and positive," Bullock recalls. The product launched last spring in Las Vegas, NV, and in the months since then, Bullock has focused his efforts on refining the material and color choices. A new type of silicone material delivers a softer, more elastic wristband that is still easy to clean with water. There are many swirled color combinations from which to choose, including the neon Scribbleband. "Along with my new colors and improved silicone, I have more than 50 patent pending variations of different types of Scribblebands that I will be selling in the near future," Bullock shares.
Bulk buyers may purchase Scribblebands for the wholesale price of $2.50 apiece, but in the months of February and March, the company is running a wholesale special of $2 per band. "Of course, for larger orders pricing will change," Bullock points out. Suggested retail is $3.99 to $4.99 per band. The minimum order quantity is 50, and if a customer is interested in custom colors, or logo and design printing, the minimum order is 500 pieces.
Retailers may place orders by calling Scribbleband directly, and there is additional ordering information on the company's website. With a vibrant blue theme and a side menu that resembles a box of crayons, the site also details color options, special deals and how to sign up for email alerts about discounts. "Many people have asked who did our website," Bullock notes. "It was created for us by Worry Free Web Sites. The layout, design and features are worth taking a look at."
Topic: Company Profiles
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