Manufacturers' Showcase - May 2003

Impulse Items


Pilot Automotive, Inc.
City of Industry, California

Pilot Automotive is a major automotive supplier and distributor of car and truck accessories, import performance accessories, lighting products and wiper blades. Pilot has been in business since 1983 and is committed to providing customers with the finest products and service in the automotive industry.

What's New/Best Seller Chrome Antenna Ball.

Advantages/Features Pilot Automotive presents the only flashing color Chrome Antenna Ball on the market today. This Chrome Antenna Ball with choice of flashing color (LED) lights creates spectacular visual effects when you are cruising. No wiring necessary - automatic sensors activate lights only when driving in the dark. Mounts securely onto all normal car antennas with its unique theft-deterrent system.

Price o $9.95.

Contact Pilot Automotive, Inc., 768 S. Turnbull Canyon Road, City of Industry, CA 91745. (626) 937-6988. Toll free: (800) 237-7560. Fax: (626) 937-6993. E-mail: sales@pilotautomotive.com. Web site: www.pilotautomotive.com.


California Scents
Irvine, California


California Scents offers an exciting array of Fresh Ideas in Air Fresheners. Products are sold in mass merchandisers, automotive stores, convenience stores, car washes, and car dealers. Products include
Spillproof Organic Air Freshener, Fragrance Sprays California Car Scents, Hang-Outs, and Citrus/Orange Sprays.

What's New/Best Seller Cool Gel 4.5-ounce.

Advantages/Features Cool Gel contains the strongest fragrance available on the market today in gel product form, is effective for 45 days, and is packaged in sealed aluminum canisters with scratch 'n sniff labels. A high concentration of fragrance oils ensures coverage to freshen any car, truck, motor home, or room in your home or office.

Price o Available upon request.

Contact California Scents, 1920 Main Street, Suite 1050, Irvine CA 92614. (949) 475-1100. Toll free: (800) 201-2700. Fax: (949) 475-1111. E-mail: freshideas@cascents.com. Web site: www.californiascents.com.


Creative Marketing Concepts
Ballwin, Missouri

Creative Marketing Concepts (CMC) supplies a wide variety of general merchandise products to c-stores, fuel marts, and travel plazas throughout the United States. Products include an assortment of novelty items.

What's New/Best Seller FunPak Single Use Camera 12-piece counter display.

Advantages/Features FunPak cameras feature 400-speed film, flash, and 27 exposures. Great quality at a great Price! Also available in a 12-piece clip strip, or, a 48-piece floor display. The 12-piece counter display is sized perfectly for car washes, c-stores, and fuel marts. Bright colorful graphics capture consumer attention. The FunPak name and value Price does the rest! Available through many c-store and fuel mart distributors.

Price Available upon request.

Contact Creative Marketing Concepts, Inc. (Mike Macauley, President), 14615 Manchester Rd., Suite L-03, Ballwin, MO 63011. (636) 527-0800. Toll free: (800) 214-0014. Fax: (636) 527-0805.
E-mail: mike@cmcstl.com. Web site: www.cmcstl.com.


Car-Freshner Corporation
Watertown, New York


War-Freshner Corporation is the maker of the world-famous "Little Tree" air fresheners for the home, car, and office.

What's New/Best Seller Country Kitchen(tm), Courage, Freedom, Spiced Patchouli, and Victory Lane "Little Trees"; Patriotic Guardian Angel; RIB TICKLERS(tm); WOOD NOTES(tm).

Advantages/Features Country Kitchen(tm), Courage, Freedom, and Victory Lane "Little Trees" reflect aspects of the American way of life: home-cooked meals, our military, our freedom, and stock car racing. The newest "Little Tree" air freshener, Spiced Patchouli, is a colorful tie-dye print "Little Tree" that will appeal to Baby Boomers and Gen X-ers alike. The Patriotic Guardian Angel is a glistening
crystal angel that hangs from a scented cloud with the phrase "God Bless America" printed on one side and a patriotic verse on the other. RIB TICKLERS(tm) air fresheners feature three different colorful, comical cartoons by artist Leigh Rubin. WOOD NOTES(tm), hanging air fresheners made of real wood, are available in two popular shapes - a dolphin and a surfboard.

Price Available upon request.

Contact Car-Freshner Corporation, 21205 Little Tree Drive, Watertown, NY 13601-0719. (315) 788-6250. Toll free: (800) 545-5454. Fax: (315) 788-7467. Web site: www.little-trees.com.


Creative Marketing Concepts
Ballwin, Missouri

Creative Marketing Concepts (CMC) supplies a wide variety of general merchandise products to c-stores, fuel marts, and travel plazas throughout the United States. Products include an assortment of novelty items.

What's New/Best Seller Sony Alkaline Battery 46-pack counter display.

Advantages/Features Sony batteries are top quality, yet Priced to move! Sony is America's favorite brand - consumers know and trust the name. Sony Batteries are top quality - independently tested and proven to be superior. The 46-pack counter display is assorted with an ideal mix for car washes, c-stores, and fuel marts. Bright colorful graphics capture consumer attention. The Sony name does the rest! Available through many c-store and fuel mart distributors.

Price Available upon request.

Contact Creative Marketing Concepts, Inc. (Mike Macauley, President), 14615 Manchester Rd., Suite L-03, Ballwin, MO 63011. (636) 527-0800. Toll free: (800) 214-0014. Fax: (636) 527-0805. E-mail: mike@cmcstl.com. Web site: www.cmcstl.com.


Magic-Fabric Company, Inc.
Racine, Wisconsin


Magic-Fabric Company has been a manufacturer of fabric products since 1985.

What's New/Best Seller Magic Carpet Sponge.

Advantages/Features Magic Carpet Sponge is the best spot remover for your carpets and upholstery ever invented - only water is used in cleaning. Apply Magic Carpet Sponge with water only, without
hazardous chemicals, and presto - it's clean! Very difficult spots can be removed by using RO water. Apply RO water to the soiled carpet and let soak, then rub with a dry Magic Carpet Sponge. Watch the carpet come clean! A customer proved its worth by removing spots of tar from carpeting. Magic Carpet Sponge can be used over and over simply by washing!

Price Available upon request.

Contact Magic-Fabric Company, Inc., 1822 South Street, Racine, WI 53404. (262) 639-2289. Toll free: (800) 468-9299. Fax: (262) 639-4393. E-mail: jnbint@wi.net. Web site: jnbint.com.


Accoutrements
Seattle, Washington

Located in Seattle, Washington, Accoutrements has been creating original and exclusive gifts, toys and novelties since 1980. Its line is an eclectic blend of over 400 amazing and unusual products, all of which you will find in the fabulous new Catalog #412.

What's New/Best Seller Dashboard Nodders, Dashboard Monk, Devil Duckies.

Advantages/Features Cowgirl (8-1/2"), Cowboy (8-1/2"), Shriner (6-1/4"), and Mista Big Pantz (6") Nodders are made out of plastic and come in an illustrated window box. Standing 5" tall, including the bouncy spring, the hard plastic Dashboard Monk tips and sways with the slightest provocation. Hot Rod, Camo and Three-Color Devil Duckies will make a great addition to your flock. Each 4-1/2" long rubber Duckie comes in a yellow net bag with an illustrated header tag featuring the lyrics to the Devil Duckie theme song on the back.

Price Available upon request.

Contact Accoutrements, PO Box 30811, Seattle, WA 98103. (425) 349-3838. Toll free: (800) 886-2221. Fax: (425) 349-5188. E-mail: info@accoutrements.com. Web site: www.accoutrements.com.


Impulse Merchandisers
Reno, Nevada; Rock Island, Illinois; Mechanicsburg, PA


Impulse Merchandisers offers a complete line of retail products for the car wash lobby including automotive accessories, greeting cards, gifts, novelties, and entertainment products.

What's New/Best Seller Extreme Tire Gauges and Cup Coasters.

Advantages/Features Extreme Tire Gauges come in four bright designs including camouflage and stars and stripes. The Cup Coaster is a dual-use product that protects the car's cup holders from spills and acts as an air freshener. Offered in five fragrances.

Price Available upon request.

Contact Impulse Merchandisers, 7800 51st Street West, Rock Island, IL 61201. Toll free: (888) 459-3341. Fax: (309) 756-9476. E-mail: impulse@barjan.com. Web site: www.barjan.com.


Bully Truck Accessories
City of Industry, California

Bully Truck Accessories specializes in quality stainless steel products and hitch covers for the do-it-yourselfers.

What's New/Best Seller LED Brake Light Hitch Covers.

Advantages/Features Bully Truck Accessories has added new oval LED Brake Light Hitch Covers to its line. Made of a high-impact plastic and long-lasting LEDs, it is designed for maximum brightness, creating a spectacular visual effect when braking. With Chevrolet, Ford, GMC, and Dodge Ram logos, it enables the vehicle owner to show their loyalty. It fits right into standard 2-inch receiver tubes and comes with a neoprene gasket that gives it a "rattle free" snug fit.

Price Available upon request.

Contact Bully Truck Accessories, 768 S. Turnbull Canyon Road, City of Industry, CA 91745. (626) 937-6988. Toll free: (800) 237-7560. Fax: (626) 937-6993. E-mail: sales@pilotautomotive.com.
Web site: www.pilotautomotive.com.

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