Monthly Archives: June 2015

Why USA-Made E-Liquids Are the Best

American Made E-LiquidsWhen it comes to e-liquids, for all of our brands we are staunchly all about the USA. While manufacturing of other items is done with great precision abroad, when it comes to nicotine e-liquids, specifically intended for the American market, USA made juices is the best way to go. Here is a look at why American-made liquids are the only way we’ll do it.

-Freshness: American-made e-liquids are able to reach the customer in a shorter amount of time, enabling a fresher product from manufacturing through shipping and usage.

Better Tasting: American made nicotine juice has a reputation for tasting better, and it is well-deserved. Fresher liquids taste better, because they have not been sitting in crates crossing the oceans, nor are they unintentionally steeping as they wait through weeks of lines in Customs. More direct from production to the customer means a fresher, better-tasting product.

-Standards: America is a pretty strict place when it comes to manufacturing, and there is a higher level of quality associated with items produced here, as opposed to elsewhere overseas.

Quality Control: Due to the higher standards, the various methods of quality control and monitoring are of an elevated, compared to most places abroad. Many consumers feel safer using products, especially when concerning unregulated nicotine e-liquid products, that have been manufactured here in the US.

-Shorter Shipment Time: Being created in America means a faster amount of time between production and reaching the customer, as well as, a shorter time in transit from the manufacturing plant to the distributer and/ or customer. Faster means fresher in this industry.

-No Waiting on Customs: When products are coming in from overseas, due to enhanced security nowadays, shipments can get tied up in customs for unspecified amounts of time. This means no guarantees on how long it will take to get the products ourselves, or be able to sell them. This can equate to lost profits.

American made nicotine e-liquids are the best; no getting around it! While they may be costlier, when it comes to standards, we don’t play around! If you’re looking for the best wholesale e-liquids available, guaranteed made in the USA, contact us about working with our innovative brands!

Spotlight on VaporFi

VaporFi RDA Vox II Here is an in-depth look at VaporFi. As one of the most innovative names in the business, and hands-down the most exciting name in the e-cig industry, this brand is a force to be reckoned with! So, what are they up to these days? Here’s a glimpse!

Ground Expansion

VaporFi has become one of the hottest names in the industry when it comes to vape shop retail locations. These stores have become legitimate hubs in the areas they are located in, and they are the very best. There are 36 stores currently open or about to! The vape communities these shops serve adore the locations, and love that an option this classy and full-scale finally exists. In areas where there are no VaporFi’s, there is an increasing demand, and we could not be more excited about this brand’s continuous expansion through VaporFi franchising. It’s a great time to be in this industry!

Advanced Vaporizers & Mods

Always developing the line further, vapers are always looking for what this brand unveils next. Bridging the gap between smoking and technology, users want advanced, user-friendly, state-of-the-art, up to the minute vape gear, and we are more than happy to bring it to the table.

Reserve Collection

Seeing how the community is continuously advancing, and their tastes are becoming more refined, as well as in addition to the onset of the popularity of the “steeping” method of enhancing flavors, the Reserve Collection of fine e-liquids from VaporFi could not have launched any sooner.

Accessability

VaporFi has brought vaping, and all varieties of advanced vaping to the mainstream, giving users more ability to try new things and experience what higher levels. Previously, finding the most advanced products that were also of the highest quality was not the easiest endeavor, but VaporFi fills the void, and the vaping world is on high alert for everything they put out.

The Allure of the Vape Lounge

Franchising with VaporFiVape lounges are becoming more and more common. As the industry continues to expand, and more people begin vaping as an escape from tobacco, there has been increasing awareness towards ‘vape culture.’ In many major cities, as well as throughout suburbs and smaller metropolitan areas, vape lounges are opening frequently to offer vapers settings of cool relaxation where they can mingle and vape without feeling out of place, or worse, discriminated against. VaporFi, crossing the boundaries of all areas of the electronic cigarette industry, has succeeded immensely with this concept within all of their stores, giving users a retail location that doubles as an inviting lounge with a chill vibe.

Why are Vapers Flocking to Lounges?

More people vaping has allowed the industry to flourish on a social level; people want to be immersed in a setting that caters to all things vapor. From the comfort of being able to vape publicly with other like minded individuals, to having an atmosphere that is accepting of the enjoyment of vapor, the vape lounge gives users that sense of relaxation, pleasure, and social camaraderie. Vaping has taken on a unique subculture identity, and users want to enjoy their vapor among others who get it. The act of vaping goes so far beyond smoking; it’s a lifestyle for many that gives them full control over their nicotine usage without sacrificing the pleasure of smoking.

So What’s the Difference between a vape shop and a vape lounge?

Vape shops and vape lounges are distinctly different. Yes, the lines can be blurred, as in the case of VaporFi, which is not the typical vape retail environment, however vape lounges cater more to the concept of relaxing, socializing and indulging. On the other hand, vape shops are business-focused, with more emphasis on retail sales.

VF Franchise: Get in on the Hype

Have you considered starting a vape retail and/ or vape lounge? Have you considered the opportunities that lie ahead with an established name such as VaporFi? As one of the most exciting names in the industry, and one of the trailblazing companies always doing new things, partnering with VaporFi can open many doors that would not be available otherwise. Likewise, offering a variety of specialities in this market, your options are plentiful, with a low overhead, plus a fully developed and proven path to success. Partnering with us and VaporFi means you are fully backed by a highly advanced, experienced team of industry experts.

Ready to jump into the world of electronic cigarette retail or open your own vape lounge? Consider the many options with VaporFi. Feel free to contact us about getting started! There’s no better time than right now; this industry is only getting hotter!

Consumer Buying Trends

VF Pro Consumer Buying TrendsBuying trends among consumers are currently at a new period in time. Times have completely changed and today’s customer is quite different from decades past. The Great Recession had an astounding impact upon, and really changed the way consumers think and spend their money. So where does this place today’s buyer in terms of spending their money? Here is a look at the themes surrounding where modern consumers are at currently.

Times Are A-Changin’

What worked in the past, does not hold a candle today. Not only do consumers know what they’re buying, they typically research everything they look to get into. Old business techniques and tactics are no longer relevant in today’s era of Internet sourcing, which enables information at everyone’s fingertips. Social media, and the ability to research any and everything give consumers the upper hand, and you bet these consumers have the potential to know more about your products than even you know about your products. In sales, middleman are of little use and are virtually nonexistent now.

Low Prices

Consumers watch every penny now, even if they have is a surplus, they remain cautious. The average consumer is willing to search and fight for the lowest price possible. The demand for low prices is very high as customers demand it to be.

Abundant Knowledge

What also defines this era is that consumers are no longer in the dark. In today’s day and age, businesses cannot assume the consumer knows nothing. Customers have in-depth product knowledge, so businesses best not try to get things past.

How Businesses Get Ahead

What gives e-cigarette brands the upper hand nowadays is offering their consumers the best of the industry; offering the best innovations, the best quality, the best experiences, and providing an exceptionally enjoyable sales process. Give them what they can’t get elsewhere, and they’ll be back!

In addition to the changing climate among consumers, the e-cigarette industry has evolved alongside as well. Niche industries, such as this one, have become quite mainstream, and maintaining prominence depends on understanding where your customers are at. At IVG, we always seek to stay on top of these industry trends, and you can expect to find us always at the forefront.

Health: A Healthy Reason to Switch

E-Cigarettes and HealthMore and more people are switching to electronic cigarettes every day because more and more people are concerned with their health. While there has been no approval publicly by any major health organizations endorsing electronic cigarettes as a valid alternative to traditional tobacco, many users are confident, based on their own intelligent judgement, that vapor is simply better than smoke.

While we are in no position to make claims on either behalf, what we do know is that smoke is extremely detrimental to the body. It has a negative effect on most major organ systems, can contribute to a wide variety of deadly cancers, and can greatly reduce the quality of life for those who smoke by compromising health. Cigarette smokers are acutely at risk for a wide range of cardiovascular risks, including aneurysms, coronary heart disease, atherosclerosis, chest pain, high blood pressure, damage to the arteries, peripheral arterial disease (PAD), stroke, and heart attacks. Also of importance, smoking can impede the lungs and one’s ability to breathe, putting smokers at risk for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), chronic bronchitis, emphysema, pneumonia, tuberculosis, and asthma.

For smokers who are looking to better their lives, and avoid the risks smoke (not nicotine) put them in line for, switching to electronic cigarettes enables an incredible way to have nicotine without the smoke. Vapor smoking allows smokers to continue the lifestyle they enjoy, with an alternative that allots all of the same experience and pleasure, without touching tobacco.

Millions have made the switch, and millions more will do so as a result of the benefits of vapor. As an e-cig brand who has been at the forefront since the earliest days of this industry, we could not be more proud of all the smokers out there who make the conscious choice to better their lives by choosing to live without smoke. Vapor cigarettes offer endless amounts of choice, variety, and excitement for smokers who want an alternative. We are beyond passionate about what these products are doing for people’s’ quality of life!