Former mobility retailer decides to bag a new opportunity following the end of Simplantex
With his mobility retail business hitting hard times as a result of the pandemic, Roy Higgs has decided to launch a new proposition, bringing a range of scooter and wheelchair bags to the market.
The move from retailer to supplier came after Roy, like many in the sector, saw demand and sales dry up during the height of the pandemic.
Deciding he needed to find a new way to move forward in the industry, Roy told THIIS that he was looking for a niche in the sector that he might be able to enter.
“I was aware that Simplantex had ceased trading, which created a gap in the market for me for certain product lines, which I wanted to fill and support other retailers,” he explained.
Seeing an opportunity, Roy has launched Scoota Bagz, which he describes as promoting good quality and competitively priced bags designed mobility scooters and wheelchairs.
“The bags come complete with a double crutch holder and hi-vis strip and can be purchased unbranded, or, as many retailers are now requesting, with their own designs and branding, such as their company logo and telephone number,” he continued.
“It makes them an excellent promotional merchandise and marketing tool, clearly displaying the company details on every scooter that goes out of the showroom.”
According to Roy, one retailer bought 300 bags which the retail company branded with its logo & details, handing the bags out for free to every scooter user that passes its shop.
“I work together with a local printing firm and take great care in designing the company logos so that the details are very clear and readable, and effective as a promotional tool,” he added.
“For unbranded bags, there is no minimum order and I’m happy to despatch only one bag. For branded bags, however, there is a minimum order of 20 bags. Also, there is no carriage charge above 150 bags.”
Bags can be purchased for as much as £11.50 on orders over 150 and unbranded bags can be ordered for next day delivery.
“Having been a retailer, I understand that a quick and reliable service from suppliers is important,” concluded Roy.
“I can usually arrange next day delivery for unbranded bags and branded within five to seven working days. I listen to feedback from my retail customers and am keen to add a wider range of accessories and merchandise over the coming months, which will also include corporate workwear.”
To find out more, contact Roy at email@example.com or call 07737 718127https://thiis.co.uk/former-mobility-retailer-decides-to-bag-a-new-opportunity-following-the-end-of-simplantex/https://i1.wp.com/thiis.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Scoota-Bagz-product-image.jpg?fit=900%2C600&ssl=1https://i1.wp.com/thiis.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Scoota-Bagz-product-image.jpg?resize=150%2C150&ssl=1NewsroomRetailer NewsSupplier NewsTrade NewsMerchandising,mobility retailer,mobility scooter,promotional materials,Roy Higgs,Scoota Bagz,scooter bags,Simplantex,wheelchair bagsWith his mobility retail business hitting hard times as a result of the pandemic, Roy Higgs has decided to launch a new proposition, bringing a range of scooter and wheelchair bags to the market.The move from retailer to supplier came after Roy, like many in the sector, saw demand...Calvin BarnettCalvin Barnettcalvin@thiis.co.ukAdministratorTHIIS Magazine