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Trade Sales and Service
Email Newsletter 09/01/2014

In This Issue

Do your customers ever ask you for advice on creating track plans?

If yes, check out our book selection... we have a good variety to help with track planning!

In this newsletter you will find:

  • 2015 hobby calendars are available

  • A new special issue on building models

  • Model Retailer preview

  • Visit us at iHobby Expo

  • Author sighting, Chris Mrosko

  • Special offer

  • Information on business records

2015 Calendars!

Scenic Layouts 2015 Calendar

Trains Magazine 2015 Calendar

Keep Customers Captivated with Stunning Calendars!

Calendars are a monthly reminder to enthusiasts of their favorite hobby. Scenic Layouts 2015 and the Trains Magazine 2015 calendar offer stunning photography that will captivate and inspire customers all year long!

$12.99 each

Click here to order your calendars today!

Build Better Models 2

Get the Secrets to Great Models

From start to finish, Build Better Models 2 shows modelers exactly how to get the advanced modeling results they want. Whether starting out fresh or returning to a favorite hobby, modelers will find expert tips and techniques, helpful how-to advice, and hundreds of step-by-step photos to help improve their modeling skills!

*Available November*

Click here to read more and pre-order now

Coming up!

October 2014 Issue:

Ready, set, market

  • Tips for creating a marketing action plan for your store, staying organized, and obtaining measurable results.


Joy in the workplace

  • How to make your store a happy and healthy environment for both your customers and your employees.


Ideas for slow days

  • Don't just sit around when the flow of customers slows to a trickle. There's plenty to do in the store to keep you and your staff occupied.


Workers' comp costs

  • Here are 10 steps you can take to help control workers' compensation claims and insurance premiums.



  • 'Ask the Experts' with Kizer & Bender

  • Kalmbach Roundup: News and notes

Click here to view the last issue of Model Retailer

iHobby Expo

iHobby Expo is the Nation's Largest Trade and Consumer Show for the Hobby Industry! For 30 years it has been showcasing the newest hobby products and activities to the industry and the public.

Come and visit the Kalmbach Booth (#1503) to see our newest books and learn about our upcoming books. PLUS, if you visit us at the show you will receive a special offer when ordering books at the booth!

Learn more about the show now

Author Sighting

Chris Mrosko was spotted at the IPMS convention in Virginia promoting and signing his popular book, Building Dioramas. People were very interested in purchasing this great book, as well as meeting Chris Mrosko as a talented author and modeler.

Special Offer

Get an extra 10% off orders of 18 or more in-stock books!

But act now, because this offer is only good through the end of the month!

Did You Know ...

We also offer an astronomy calendar called Deep Space Mysteries 2015. Click here if you are interested in reading more about this calendar.

Business News You Can Use

Business Records: What you should keep, and why

Here's a primer on good record keeping, with advice on what to hold onto, both for tax time and for good business management.

Read more here »

Brought to you by Model Retailer magazine

Meet the Staff

Your representative appreciates your business and looks forward to hearing from you. Please feel free to e-mail her directly. You'll be surprised at how fast she will respond!

Phone: 800-558-1544

Fax: 262-798-6592

Website: www.Retailers.Kalmbach.com

Nanette Fox


Ext. 595

Terri Meunier


Ext. 513

Kristen Beach


Ext. 385


Kalmbach Publishing Co.