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UPDATES: March 17, 2020: WEEKLY UPDATES March 17, 2020

Blythe Klipple

WEEKLY UPDATES

March 17, 2020


Sale-A-Bration Third Release Coming Soon!

We’re in the final stretch of Sale-A-Bration so keep up all the great selling and finish strong! Beginning March 24, a selection of current catalog items will be available to earn through Sale-A-Bration. This Sale-A-Bration third release is to help you reach out to customers one last time before Sale-A-Bration ends on March 31. Details will be provided on the Sale-A-Bration promotion page on March 24.

The 2020–2021 Annual Catalog Is Coming!

It’s almost time for the 2020–2021 Annual Catalog! Here are some key dates and details about the upcoming catalog:

  • April 1–30, 2020: Annual catalog mailing selector will be available. Reminder: you may place only one order per publication during the open selection period. Once an order is closed, you cannot add to or alter it. We suggest leaving your mailing selector orders open until you are certain you have included all customers on your catalog mailing lists.
  • April 22, 2020; 1:00 pm (MT): Annual catalog PDF will be available on the demonstrator website. Note: Shortly after the PDF posts, a complimentary copy of the 2020–2021 Annual Catalog will automatically be sent to you via standard (bulk) shipping. If you do not receive your complimentary catalog by May 21, 2020, please contact Demonstrator Support.
  • May 5, 2020: Annual catalog preorder begins and will run until June 2, 2020. Check for more details on May 5, 2020! Eight-packs of 2020–2021 Annual Catalogs will also be available for purchase or redemption with flex points.
  • June 3, 2020: The 2020–2021 Annual Catalog goes live to customers!

Visit the Catalog Details page to get more information on the 2020–2021 Annual Catalog.


New Stampin’ Up! Floral Notebook Now Available

We know how much you love logo items, both for yourself and to give away as gifts. That’s why we’re excited to introduce our brand new Stampin’ Up! Floral Notebook. Not only is it stylish, fun, and perfect for recording your very best thoughts, but it also draws attention to your business when you show it off in public. Discover it now on our supply items page!

Help Us Combat Counterfeit Stampin’ Up! Products

Our entire Stampin’ Up! family is negatively impacted when Stampin’ Up!’s artwork and products, (our intellectual property), are illegally reproduced and sold. Infringement and theft of our intellectual property has increased rapidly the last few years, and counterfeit methods continue to become more brazen and sophisticated. We will continue to protect the Stampin’ Up! brand and our products as a critical priority and have significantly increased our efforts to identify counterfeit products sold online. We are monitoring large sales platforms such as AliExpress/Alibaba, Wish, Amazon, eBay, Google, Etsy, Ricardo, Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest and we will file requests to remove counterfeit products as they are listed. We will continue to evaluate how to best combat this ever-evolving and perpetual issue, including legal action. Unfortunately, no singular action exists to stop all counterfeiting. It’s a daily effort that’s time consuming, complex, expensive, and despite every effort, we are sometimes unsuccessful. This problem isn’t unique to Stampin’ Up!, and pursuing counterfeiters across international borders is particularly difficult, but we will keep fighting!

Thank you for the responses last time we asked for help. Identifying counterfeit product is a daily effort and we want to remind you how you can make a difference. 

You can help us combat counterfeiting you see by sending an email to Infringements@stampinup.com with the following information:

  • A link to the webpage where counterfeit products are shown or listed (direct links are preferred over screenshots)
  • Name of the stamp set/product (if known)
  • Any other relevant details

Please note: The email address above is dedicated strictly to counterfeit product reporting; all other general or compliance inquiries should continue to be sent to Demonstrator Support.

Thanks for your continued support as we work to protect Stampin’ Up!’s intellectual property.


April 2020 Paper Pumpkin: My Wonderful Family

At Paper Pumpkin, we believe in making a difference—especially when it comes to helping people build relationships through papercrafting. For April, we created a fun, family appreciation themed card kit that would make it easy for your customers to share their hearts with those they love most: mom, dad, daughter, son, sister, and brother. April’s kit even includes Mother’s Day and Father’s Day sentiments, giving them the perfect way to show their appreciation for beloved parents on their special days. Check out our promotional video to learn more about this amazing kit, then show it off today to your friends on social media!

Coronavirus Update: Week of 16 March

Like many of you, we are continuing to follow the Coronavirus (COVID-19) coverage. We are monitoring news of the situation as it unfolds and we’re working to account for its possible impact to several business aspects that will affect demonstrators (manufacturing, transportation, travel, events, etc.). The health and safety of demonstrators and staff is important to us and we appreciate your partnership and patience as we work to address this global issue.

We are doing all we can to mitigate the impact to your business, including air freighting products when possible. Each week we will update the list below with the products in your market that we know will be (or already are) affected by these delays:

  • 149615: Subtles 6" X 6" (15.2 X 15.2 cm) Designer Series Paper 
  • 151474: Parisian Flourish 3D Embossing Folder
  • 151566: Bonanza Dies
  • 152881: Woodland Embossing Folder
  • 151154: From My Heart Faceted Gems
  • 151193: Champagne Rhinestone Basic Jewels
  • 151310: Assorted Pompoms
  • 151512: Garden Gateway Dies
  • 151526: Detailed Bee Dies
  • 151594: Poppy Moments Dies
  • 151605: Painted Labels Dies

In-Person OnTour Events Cancelled

With the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation continuing to develop, and global advisements against large in-person gatherings for the foreseeable future, we will NOT be opening OnTour registration on Tuesday, March 17. We will be working over the next few weeks to pivot away from the in-person events toward a virtual event plan. Stay tuned for updates in the next few weeks, thank you for your patience as we work to navigate this fluid situation.

Previously Announced

To review last week’s updates, click here.

This Week’s Succeed Weekly

If you missed it in your inbox, take a look at this week’s Succeed Weekly email here!


Blythe Klipple
Updates Coordinator
blythek@mac.com



Blythe Klipple, UPDATES/FAQ COORDINATOR