Connecting Through Merchandise – Reciprocity Road
Have you heard of Reciprocity Road (RR)? Fairware is a member with nine other distributors, representing a unique cross-section of branded merchandise agencies across North America. Reciprocity Road believes in building Brand Good initiatives by supporting give-back experiences that strengthen brands, client relationships, and employee loyalty. We aim to do business better so people and the planet benefit from our work in the promotional products industry.
The group includes two B Corps and our Brand Good committee is working to build educational content around corporate social responsibility and sustainability issues In our industry for all member employees. RR has contributed annually to Promotional Products Education Foundation and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Charities and starting in 2023, we’ll be focussing part of our gifting on high-impact local charities in the communities where we operate.
On a recent trip to top supplier Gemline, we were gifted with an incredible kit of merchandise from Gemline’s top brand partners. We think it’s a great example of reaching out to revive connection and the products are so awesome. Check them out below!
1. Osprey Arcane Large Day
This backpack is made from 500D Recycled Polyester Packcloth with a durable water-repellent coating and holds 15″ or small laptops.
Dimensions: 11.81″L x 17.72″H x 8.66″W
2. Courant Essentials Catch: 1 Wireless Charger
The CATCH:1 is low profile, weighted to stay put, and wrapped in designer-quality Belgian Linen and durable ABS coating to blend in wherever it’s placed effortlessly. Up to 10W wireless output and Qi-certified.
Dimensions: 3.9″L x 0.6″H x 3.9″W
3. Mole Skin Journal
A classic and quality-made product made with Acid-free paper.
Dimensions: 5.125″L x 7.625″H x 0.875″W
4. Out Of The Woods Walrus Mini Lunch Kit
The Walrus Mini features Supernatural Paper™ made of tree cellulose, a renewable resource from responsibly managed forests. Its inner mesh pocket is great for storing utensils, and the main compartment can hold a 6-pack or a picnic for 2.
Dimensions: 9.5″L x 7.8″H x 7.15″W
5. Miir Tumbler 16 Oz.
This tumbler won’t sweat or be hot to the touch, no matter the temperature of your drink. Inspired by the timeless paper cup, the Vacuum Insulated Stainless Steel Tumbler with a protective Hardshell™ Powder coat – it’s simple, easy to travel with, and fits comfortably in both your cupholder and daily routine. BPA free. 1% For The Planet.
Dimensions: 3.25″L x 6.5″H x 3.25″W