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Work With the Best, Work With IVG

ECIGS-articleLargeWith so many e-cigarette companies on the market, and having so many different products and brands, it may seem to retailers that it makes no difference which they carry within their selection. However, having been a part of this industry since its inception, we understand and know firsthand that is not entirely the case. Having developed a variety of different brands, products, and innovations, we can attest, from experience, to that large dispersion of quality across the industry. Here is a list of reasons to work with International Vapor Group brands if you are considering adding electronic cigarette products to your inventory. We know this industry, we know e-cigarettes, and we know where this market is headed.

American e-liquids: e-liquids can be manufactured in the USA as well as anywhere else, however we believe they are best made in the States due to the higher standards when it comes to manufacturing. More costly, yes, however the final result produces a more satisfying experience. We see the obvious difference it makes, and our customers’ feedback has only solidified it.

Commitment to innovation: We aim not to replicate what others are doing, instead to look ahead and create what has not yet been done. This is a hi-tech industry, and consumers are looking for advancements. We are driven to offer quality as well as products that surpass users’ expectations, and we have succeeded thus far with all of our brands.

Variety: It’s not just the spice of life, it’s essential to life, even when we’re discussing electronic cigarettes. We firmly understand the importance in offering a wide range of products and options because targeting just one demographic limits our reach, and limits our abilities to stretch further into this market. We offer products for the novice as well as the expert; for the heaviest of smokers who want a serious alternative, to the casual smoker who wants tobacco-free enjoyment. We offer products that appeal to many, that offer great versatility, and are designed to function at the highest level without inconveniences of difficulties. In short, we make the kind of products we know customers want; which is a huge attribute of our success.

So why work with International Vapor Group brands? Because we know what we are doing! We know where we are going, and we understand what our customers want! We invite you to join us!

The IVG Difference

imageIn the world of electronic cigarette retail, it may seem as though there are nearly endless brands offering what seem to be the same product. Where we differ amidst the crowd is that our products are different, our technology is different, and there are a multitude of facets to our company that go above and beyond simply retail and selling products.

Top Level Customer Care

The International Vapor Group difference starts with a dedication to innovation, and extends into all the different areas of our company. We pride ourselves on having top customer service, at every level. Whether we are working directly with customers who purchase through our websites to ensure their satisfaction, or are working with our vendors to ensure that all parts of the business relationship are working fluidly and beneficially. Customer service is a major part of what we do, and we understand the human aspect behind the transaction. We are all about that “WOW” factor, and know that it directly relates to better business.

Advancing the Industry

Research and Development is another part of what we do and an essential element to our foundation. We aim not to create what everyone else is offering in the e-cigarette market; our aim is to produce products beyond what others are doing. We want to create what customers are going to want in the future, and we want to create products that surpass current ideas of satisfaction.

Passion, Above All

We are a passionate company, made up of passionate individuals. We are passionate about what we do, and what electronic cigarettes bring to the world. We are passionate about how they have changed the lives of millions of people, for the better. We are passionate about the enjoyment we know our customers receive from using them. We are passionate about the future, where this industry is heading, and we are optimistic about what these products are capable of doing.

International Vapor Group is a company looking to the future, with a solid commitment to expertise. We are not playing catch-up to anyone; instead we are creating the next big thing. If your business views are in line with ours, and you are interested in high quality electronic cigarettes; let’s talk, shall we?

Quality is What We Do

10014545_484128235022595_5968037398556267879_nWhy work with IVG brands? Simply, quality. It’s part of our foundation, and an essential part of all of our products. When you sell International Vapor Group brands, you are selling recognizable quality.

When it comes to quality, the term isn’t used lightly with any International Vapor Group product. It’s a conscientious standard, of producing products we are proud of, and maintaining a company we are confident in. Quality is in every aspect of what we do, and what we are. One of the main reasons we have managed to stay at the top of this industry for this long is because we are committed to having excellent quality, and we understand its importance when it comes to how we treat our customers. If you are curious about what has made us, it’s this unwavering level of commitment to high standards.

Top of the Line Products

Across all of our brands, we are known for our high standards, regardless of the type of product. From our basic model electronic cigarettes, to the most advanced vaping pens, we strive to keep the technology and durability at the highest level.

Innovation

In the electronic cigarette market, innovative products are exceptionally important. There are countless products that fail to meet the expectations of users, and we choose to create products we stand by, instead. We have always sought to be ahead of the game, and have chosen to create products to meet the demands of the industry and beyond; rather than just recreating what is already out there.

Management

Our commitment to quality extends beyond even the products however. From how IVG is run, to the people who manage the intrinsic operations; we emphasize quality because it enables us to provide the very best products and services, in a well functioning team environment.

International Vapor Group is a company of leaders and innovators. Having helped shape the modern electronic cigarette industry, we are committed to offering the best, in every aspect of our business.

 

Reasons to Choose IVG Brands

Retail Management certificateWhen choosing brands to carry in the retail environment, you have to consider a broad range of factors. Ultimately, you want to appeal to your customers, and to create repeat sales, and in this context, quality and price are of utmost importance. Here is a look at the different attributes of International Vapor Group brands, and why we are at the forefront of the e-cigarette retail market.

USA-Made Liquids

Across all of our brands, South Beach Smoke, EverSmoke, NutriCigs, and VaporZone, one common thread of quality is that all of the liquids we use in our electronic cigarettes, as well as sell on their own, are made in the USA. While this is not a core standard amongst all brands, we hold true to it because it ensures that our liquids are the freshest, and most potent. When liquids are manufactured overseas, the standards are often less strict, and by the time they reach the customer, they are often not as fresh as those manufactured here. Understanding the need for the highest quality product, we have found USA made e-liquids to be the best, and that is why we do not compromise that standard.

Recognized names

Our list of brands have received much acclaim through the industry, and carrying brands that customers recognize is of obvious importance. South Beach Smoke, EverSmoke, and now VaporZone have all acquired legitimate followings, and have become known as top quality e-cigarette brands.

Innovation

At the core of our business is a commitment to innovation. Electronic cigarettes were founded on the premise of offering smokers the ability to smoke without tobacco, and we have always sought to innovate further. If we did simply what everyone else was doing, there would be no purpose in our company. We choose to create what hasn’t been done before; we choose to develop products that will benefit electronic cigarette users in new ways; we choose to improve upon quality and create products that perform in more advanced ways.

Customer Service

When you work with International Vapor Group, you work with a company that is committed to our customers and business partners wholly. We take our relationships very seriously, and we understand the importance of having the best product. Low end electronic cigarette products are a dime a dozen; we aim higher, and hope as a retailer, you do too!

E-Cigarettes: Purchasing in Retail vs. Online

imagesAll IVG brands are available for both retail sales as well as online, and we are pleased with both avenues of sales. While both are profitable, they each have their pros as well as cons; here is a look at all the benefits to electronic cigarette retail sales, and why these products are perfect for brick and mortar businesses.

Convenience: Shoppers do not always want to wait on shipments. Online shopping promises the simplicity of clicking and buying, however shipping requires patience, and expedited options can be very costly. Being able to drive up to a local shop, go in and grab what you need, and head out is never going to be fully replaced by internet shopping.

The Experience: Being face to face with the items purchased gives the customer a much different experience than shopping over the internet, and guessing if it will be what you want, even with research done. For e-cigarette users, the ability to see the products up close and personal, being able to sample e-liquids, and test out the desired products gives them a much greater sense of the items. If they plan on investing several hundred dollars into electronic cigarette products, it’s very much worth it to have a personal experience before committing, rather than later having to send things back to the company because they are not satisfied.

Payment Options: Not everyone is comfortable disclosing their credit card or debit card information over the internet. Even with safety and privacy disclosures from companies, many shoppers are suspicious of online financial transactions. There are also many people who still prefer to pay in cash as well, making brick and mortar shopping more comfortable for them.

While electronic cigarettes became popular through online sales, they are now very much readily available in retail stores such as gas stations, convenience stores, and vapor shops. The market continues to expand in this direction; while it may be dwindling in others, e-cigarette shoppers love being able to get what they want instantly!

Vapor Zone Retail Expansion

1467352_430499127052173_1284768353_nAs Vapor Zone continues to grow, and expand, their locations are becoming hot spots for the South Florida vaping community. Having two successful stores currently open, one in South Miami and the other in Doral, they are also in the process of opening an additional six locations. With their current expansion underway, the new store locations will be located in South Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Sunrise, Tampa, Clearwater, and Brandon; all of which are in the hiring process currently.

While doing great online, Vapor Zone understands and emphasizes the importance of connecting with customers and holding a brick and mortar presence that serves the community. Having a brilliant concept that goes beyond just the retail of e-cigarette products, consumers have taken to their stores with great acceptance.Vapor Zone is making great headway and giving their customers an excellent resource for all things electronic cigarette related. In store, all VaporZone locations carry the full line of products and feature an e-liquid bar, equipped with experienced and skilled “Vapetenders” who expertly mix the e-liquids into the custom blends.

Another retail concept Vapor Zone has created are their Vapor Zone Express Locations, which are basically a “store within a store.” They are satellite locations, situated inside of other retail stores, and they carry a select number of VaporZone products. Their focus is on only the most popular items, as well as the most popular custom blends. It should be noted that these locations do not have e-liquid bars, and custom blending is not done on site.

Currently, there are three Vapor Zone Express locations in the South Florida area; one in Downtown Miami at the Village Humidor, the next in Coconut Grove, Fl at Coco Cigar, and the third in Pompano Beach, Fl at Let’s Vape. If you are interested in adding a Vapor Zone Express location to your retail store, feel free to contact us! Don’t waste any time in becoming a part of this exciting brand!

Our CEO’s Business Advice to Young Entrepreneurs

entrepreneurs-01IVG’s CEO, Nick Molina was recently interviewed for a feature in BusinessNewsDaily, and was asked a variety of questions about success in entrepreneurship. As someone who seen great achievements in his own startups (in regards to e-cigarettes and others), he obviously has a great deal of wisdom to pass on, especially where emerging technology is concerned.

The first startup Molina created was Let’s Talk Cellular and Wireless, a provider of wireless products and services; the year was 1989. In the past 3 decades, much has changed and by 2009, when he started International Vapor Group, entrepreneurship had become a totally different playing field. One of the biggest challenges has been in competing with the younger generation, and it has taught him a lot about business today.

Here is his advice to Generation X entrepreneurs on how to handle the influx of ambitious Millennials, and what he believes it takes to be successful in today’s competitive business environment.

-Millennials are really, really good with technology. They have grown up with it invading every aspect of their lives, so as they’ve grown, they’ve learned to use it effectively in every way. You can stay on par with them by staying in tune with technology as they have done. Knowledge is key here.

-Millennials are not afraid of taking risks; one of the best advantages of youth is having nothing to lose and the ability to get ahead by taking big risks; something Molina learned very young. In keeping up with Millennials in this position, the key is to take educated risks and be prepared to spar with those who are fearless when it comes to risk taking.

-Hire your competition. Millennials can really help your business with their edgy ideas, tech savvy ways and ability to adapt to today’s ever-changing technology and business environment. In Molina’s words of advice: “Hire the young guns. They’re the ones who will keep you sharp and on edge. You have to try to mitigate your risks, but you also need to be willing to take chances, because if you don’t, the competition will.”

For retailers: Understanding the Market

1ZLL_e_cigarettes04If you are a retailer interested in carrying electronic cigarettes, you may be wondering which products would be ideal to sell. When working with a large company such as International Vapor Group, the options are very extensive, and it may be difficult knowing which  specific products to choose. You have to have a general idea of your clientele, and where their interests may lie.

The e-cigarette market is filled with many different types of products, and with millions of people using them, variety is obviously of great importance. Many experienced users are looking for specific products, that do specific things, and work according to their specifications. Beginners tend to be looking for something that works as an alternative to cigarettes, and many want two-piece e-cigarettes that resemble them.

If you carry traditional cigarettes, chances are, your customers are going to be interested in e-cigarettes, generally speaking. If you are going to start implementing e-cigarettes, going with a very recognizable brand like South Beach Smoke is a great idea, as customers can identify with the name and products. Starting off with a selection of starter kits, cartridges and disposables would be ideal. This offers a variety of choices for different budgets, especially catering to beginners to get them started, and hopefully in the future, getting them back to your location for additional products and cartridges.

If you know your clientele consists of experienced e-cigarette users, who want to expand their horizons with a selection of great products, you may consider carrying a variety of our brands, especially our latest, VaporZone. This brand has become the top choice of many vapor smokers, and the advanced products with great performance appeal to many.

If you are wanting to add electronic cigarettes to your retail selection but are not sure where to begin, hopefully this has helped! If you are interested in adding International Vapor Group products to your store, and need further assistance, do contact us; we’d be glad to help!

Add Vaporizers to Your Retail Selection of E-Cigarettes

VaporZone-eCig-reviewElectronic cigarettes have certainly advanced since their earliest days, when the majority of products being sold generally all looked and worked the same. These were the days of e-cigarettes mimicking traditional cigarettes, attempting to recreate the look, feel, and taste of the original. As time progressed, different versions emerged, and more users began to take to using models that look entirely different, perform with exceptional power, and happen to give off throat hits that any smoker can appreciate. We are now in the age of electronic cigarette vaporizers, and these products are hotter than ever.

While there are many e-smokers and first time e-cigarette users who are still gravitating to the two-piece e-cigs, and many who prefer the simplicity and experience of them, countless others are going after the advanced models that are known for their power and ability.

If you are a retailer of electronic cigarette products, and/or traditional cigarette products, you need to be in the know about vaporizers. These new vaping machines are becoming massively popular, and users are thrilled with the performance. Adding VaporZone vaporizers, starter kits, and e-liquids to your product selection would be a very wise move, as this brand has quickly become the go-to brand of vaporizers for e-cigarette users.

For retailers, VaporZone offers a unique take on e-cigarette retail sales with their store-within-a-store concept: a well-designed satellite location available to set up within your retail space. Known as the VaporZone Express store, they are set up to be both exceptionally visually appealing, as well as fully stocked with all of VaporZone’s most popular products.

Vaporizers are the next wave of e-cigarette technology, and VaporZone has received only positive feedback for quality, craftsmanship, and total performance. If you’re interested in being a part of the growth, and are looking to expand your business in this highly profitable direction, let’s talk!

The Beauty of Disposable Electronic Cigarettes: Perfect for Retail

NutricigsEnergyDisposable electronic cigarettes are immensely useful, and for both retailers and consumers, they offer an excellent alternative to standard reusable e-cigarettes.

Disposable electronic cigarettes are similar to standard reusable e-cigarettes in that they work very similarly, however they are able to used right out of the package. They need no charging, filling, or attaching of cartridges, so they are really great impulse purchases.

Many people who are new to e-cigarettes find them to be very convenient, as they enable them to experience electronic smoking without the expense or commitment of purchasing a starter kit. They are the ideal introduction, and at fair prices, customers are typically comfortable giving them a go, regardless of outcome.

While perfect for beginners, disposable electronic cigarettes are also great for experienced users because they offer the same simplicity and convenience to those who are accustomed to reusable e-cigarettes.

International Vapor Group brands offer a selection of disposable e-cigarettes that cover an excellent range of options, making them ideal to carry in stores. Because they are affordable, and offer no-strings-attached kind of commitment, users can feel confident purchasing them to experience electronic smoking.

South Beach Smoke and EverSmoke offer disposables in two flavors: menthol and tobacco. They promise the same satisfaction both brands are known for, only in the convenient one-piece unit.

All NutriCigs products are disposable e-cigarettes, and they not only come in a variety of flavors plus nicotine, but each type is geared towards a specific goal, be it having a little more energy, curbing your appetite, or having a little easier time relaxing before bed. They are essentially disposables that do a whole lot more!

If you’re looking to ramp up your tobacco selection, increase your electronic cigarette sales, or just expand your selection to cater to those who want electronic alternatives to tobacco, think about the possibilities of adding disposable e-cigarettes to your inventory.