[amayausers] Re: "Retail" embroidery charges

Thanks to all of you who took the time to respond; good info, as always.

Sandra Walker
A&E Custom Embroidery
936.588.1015   800.291.6953
We make your life more colorful...and your business more visible!
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Roland R. Irish III" <signman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <amayausers@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, April 29, 2006 7:13 AM
Subject: [amayausers] Re: "Retail" embroidery charges


> Read my notes below....any capital (or sometimes lower case) letter  
> in parentheses is the 'discount' code. It can be just one letter (C)  
> or combinations. Whatever the 'letter' is near is at that discount  
> according to the chart I listed below. So if each price column has  
> one letter near it (this company starts with (C), then (D) it means  
> that price is going to be discounted according to that letter code.
> Setups, artwork, screen charge-usually are going to be a (G, or V)  
> which is only 20% but I've seen companies where you get NO discount  
> on some extra charges.
> If you get any catalogs in the mail for advertising specialties, look  
> around the prices and information listings-you will spot the pricing  
> if that catalog is a 'retail' catalog. No need for ANY of you out  
> there to pay RETAIL for advertising goods-because you are already in  
> business in the 'graphics' industry you can register to sell ad  
> specialties and get 'self promo' goods with your name on them for  
> major discounts... the companies hope you then will get orders for  
> their goods from other customers.
> Just email me direct and I'll help you do it.
> Why pay someone else your money?
> For this commercial embroidery information, you may want to keep some  
> of the companies on file in case you get orders for large jobs that  
> are more than you can handle-or someone just HAS to have embroidered  
> hats for under $5 or something...you can take the order, farm it out,  
> and still make a profit!
> Roland
> 
> On Apr 28, 2006, at 8:49 PM, Sandra Walker wrote:
> 
>> I meant the letters in the info you sent us like this:
>>  Additional Stitches
>>>>> (C)
>>>>> 1-12 pcs
>>>>> 0 - 6,999
>>>>> $5.00
>>>>> 7K to 10K
>>>>> $5.84
>>>>> Add $0.59 per K
>>>>> (D)
>>>>> 13-24 pcs
>>>>> 0 - 6,999
>>>>> $3.85
>>>>> 7K to 10K
>>>>> $4.62
>>>>> Add $0.47 per K
>>>>> (D)
>>>>> 25-60 pcs
>>>>> 0 - 6,999
>>>>> $3.47
>> I don't get the (C), (D), etc.
>>
>> Sandra
>> A&E Custom Embroidery
>> 936.588.1015   800.291.6953
>> We make your life more colorful...and your business more visible!
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Roland R. Irish III" <signman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> To: <amayausers@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Sent: Friday, April 28, 2006 2:12 PM
>> Subject: [amayausers] Re: "Retail" embroidery charges
>>
>>
>>> If you are referring to something like (ABC) or (PQR), eve  
>>> (2A2B3C)....
>>> there is a 'price code' (ABCDEF, etc. or PQRSTU....etc.)
>>> A/P  = 50%
>>> B/Q = 45%
>>> C/R = 40%
>>> etc. down the alphabet.
>>> This is YOUR discount of the 'suggested' retail prices.
>>> A lot of times you will see a great price (lets' say $.89 for ceramic
>>> coffee mug, 1 color imprint)
>>> Company making the deal splashes all over the flyer (LOWEST PRICES ON
>>> THE MARKET) OUR PRICES CAN'T BE BEAT, yaddayadda yadda.
>>> For the customer, its a great price-over half off usual pricing. BUT
>>> for us salespeople, in the fine print...you'll see something like (D,
>>> or E, I've even seen G pricing). So sure, the customer is getting the
>>> greatest price ever, while we get stuck trying to make a profit off
>>> 35% or even LESS, and spending 2 hours to get the artwork, the
>>> approval, and then pay in advance to save COD charge...on a 144 piece
>>> order, whoopee, you make $44.56....and spent half a day to do it.
>>> So you have to watch these 'deals'....and don't forget the hidden
>>> charges-setup, art, layout, etc.
>>> Miss one and you blew your profit! Been there, done that!
>>>
>>> Roland
>>>
>>> Sunrise Graphics
>>> 116 Main St
>>> Claremont, NH 03743
>>> 603-543-1324
>>> fax 603-543-9902
>>> (fax machine is NOT turned on 24/7-only during normal business hours
>>> Mon-Fri., 8 am -5 pm)
>>> www.sunrisegraphics.org
>>> signman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>>
>>>
>>> On Apr 28, 2006, at 2:37 PM, Sandra Walker wrote:
>>>
>>>> Thank you Roland, for sharing with the group.  I may be missing the
>>>> obvious,
>>>> but can you please explain what the capital letters in parenthesis
>>>> mean?
>>>>
>>>> Appreciate it,
>>>> Sandra Walker
>>>> A&E Custom Embroidery
>>>> 936.588.1015   800.291.6953
>>>> We make your life more colorful...and your business more visible!
>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>> From: "Roland R. Irish III" <signman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>> To: <amayausers@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>> Sent: Tuesday, April 25, 2006 7:02 AM
>>>> Subject: [amayausers] Re: "Retail" embroidery charges
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> There has been a thread (haha) in the amaya chat about suggested
>>>>> pricing-just got this info in from Atlas Embroidery. They do have a
>>>>> 'contract' wholesale price list but I haven't logged in to check  
>>>>> it.
>>>>> Thought this handy price list could be of use to many here that  
>>>>> were
>>>>> wondering what the 'going rate' might be. This could be printed out
>>>>> and used for reference if needed. I am not 'schilling' for the
>>>>> company...so I won't post their website....just passing along this
>>>>> info!
>>>>> Roland
>>>>>
>>>>> Sunrise Graphics
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Qty
>>>>> Stitches
>>>>> Price
>>>>> Stitches
>>>>> Price
>>>>> Additional Stitches
>>>>> (C)
>>>>> 1-12 pcs
>>>>> 0 - 6,999
>>>>> $5.00
>>>>> 7K to 10K
>>>>> $5.84
>>>>> Add $0.59 per K
>>>>> (D)
>>>>> 13-24 pcs
>>>>> 0 - 6,999
>>>>> $3.85
>>>>> 7K to 10K
>>>>> $4.62
>>>>> Add $0.47 per K
>>>>> (D)
>>>>> 25-60 pcs
>>>>> 0 - 6,999
>>>>> $3.47
>>>>> ........ Over 7K .......
>>>>> Add $0.39 per K
>>>>> (D)
>>>>> 61-120 pcs
>>>>> 0 - 6,999
>>>>> $3.31
>>>>> ........ Over 7K .......
>>>>> Add $0.36 per K
>>>>> (D)
>>>>> 121 - 249 pcs
>>>>> 0 - 6,999
>>>>> $3.23
>>>>> ........ Over 7K .......
>>>>> Add $0.31 per K
>>>>> (D)
>>>>> 250 - 499 pcs
>>>>> 0 - 6,999
>>>>> $3.08
>>>>> ........ Over 7K .......
>>>>> Add $0.30 per K
>>>>> (D)
>>>>> 500 - 749 pcs
>>>>> 0 - 6,999
>>>>> $2.93
>>>>> ........ Over 7K .......
>>>>> Add $0.28 per K
>>>>> (D)
>>>>> 750 - 1200 pcs
>>>>> 0 - 6,999
>>>>> $2.77
>>>>> ........ Over 7K .......
>>>>> Add $0.27 per K
>>>>> (D)
>>>>> 1201 - 2500 pcs
>>>>> 0 - 6,999
>>>>> $2.62
>>>>> ........ Over 7K .......
>>>>> Add $0.25 per K
>>>>> :: ALL STITCH COUNTS ROUNDED TO NEXT THOUSAND ::
>>>>> Additional Charges
>>>>>
>>>>> Digitizing Minimum charge $50.00 (G) for a typical logo. Prices  
>>>>> vary
>>>>> based on stitch count and complexity.
>>>>>
>>>>> Tape Edits: $25.00 - when we have to change a current logo.
>>>>>
>>>>> Personalization: One line $6.00 (A); 2 lines $8.00 (A)
>>>>>
>>>>> All Dr. Names with specialization: $10.00 (A)
>>>>>
>>>>> Hat Backs: Minimum charge $3.30 (A) when doing the front (under  
>>>>> 4,000
>>>>> stitches)
>>>>>
>>>>> Bags: Based on Difficulty. Min. Add. $1.00 (A) each
>>>>>
>>>>> Metallic Thread: Add $0.25 per piece
>>>>>
>>>>> 3D or Foam: Add $2.00 (A) per piece
>>>>>
>>>>> If you take advantage of our stock embroidery designs, and order  
>>>>> more
>>>>> than 12 pieces, there is no set up charge. We have 20,000 designs
>>>>> ready to go - just add your personal touch! If under 12 pieces  
>>>>> there
>>>>> will be a $10.00 set up charge.
>>>>>
>>>>>
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