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May 1, 2009
The Contemporary line features hand blown bottles and represents the top of the line for Timeless Traditions. It includes eight different designs, including a breast cancer ribbon design and another commemorating the birth of a boy and a girl. Glass tints include amethyst, red, blue and verdigris. Units in the Contemporary line wholesale for $23 to $27, depending on the metal finish, and suggested retail is $47 to $55.
The Victorian line is the least expensive. It features flowers, vines and leaves. The wholesale price ranges from $13 to $14, and the suggested retail is $26 to $29.95. The Roma line includes two designs: a banded pattern and a Forget Me Not pattern. Roma tear bottles have a Swarovsky crystal on top. Wholesale prices range from $17 to $19, and retail pricing is $34 to $39. The Artisan collection is new and now has one design, the Circle of Love, featuring figures clasping hands. The wholesale is $24, and retail is double that.
The Passion of the Christ line has a tiny tablet that actually has all 180,000 words of the New Testament printed on it; the smallest reproduction ever of this book. Its design includes a crown of thorns, in addition to the tiny tablet. The decoration is in antique gold, and wholesale price is $23 to $24.50. The suggested retail is $47 to $49.
The opening minimum order is $100, and can mix and match lines. Every Tear Bottle comes with a brochure that is imprinted with the retailer's identification. On a $100 order, the retailer gets a free 4 by 6 inch tent display sign that has the history and tradition of tear bottles on one side, and gift giving ideas on the other. On orders of $200, retailers get a free 8 by 10 inch plastic displayer that is customized with the retail store's identity.
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Topic: New Products
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