Maximize Your Profits Within Your Disposable Glove Client Base

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Most distributor partners of AMMEX count disposable gloves as only a small percentage of their overall business. That figure is between 2% and 5%, depending on which industry they’re servicing.

That may not seem like much emphasis. But in truth, success is less about how much significance you attach to the percentage of gloves in your overall catalog. What really matters is market penetration and the percentage of overall glove spend you’ve captured within your customer base, says Corey Townsell, vice president of sales at AMMEX.

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Disposable Glove Demand Expected to Remain Strong

A restaurant worker wears black nitrile gloves to prepare a salad. Photo by Mikhail Nilov/Pexels

For the first time in two years, the coronavirus is not the No. 1 issue affecting global markets. Instead, oil prices—and the war in Ukraine—have become the top disruptors slowing trade and driving up costs.

That doesn’t mean COVID is going away just yet. Governments have been lifting restrictions imposed to slow its spread, including rules governing travel, socializing, mask wearing, and self-isolation. But still it lingers, and in some countries it is thriving.

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Restaurant Cleanliness Begins With Disposable Gloves and Hand Hygiene

X3 Industrial Clear Vinyl Gloves from AMMEX are great when sanitizing surfaces.

In these make-or-break times for restaurants, cleanliness has never been more important. And you can’t have a truly clean restaurant without disposable gloves.

Food and beverage sales in the restaurant industry are projected to total $789 billion in 2021, up 19.7% from 2020. That’s an encouraging turnaround, considering that during the pandemic the industry has lost nearly $300 billion in sales.

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Glove Distributors Who Deliver Brand Consistency Are Positioned for Success

AMMEX's new packaging will begin to make its debut in February 2021.

The last 15 months since the coronavirus spread globally have, of course, been a frustrating time for everyone in the disposable glove industry.

For end users, a lot of that frustration stems from the lack of a consistent brand experience. If you can’t buy the gloves you want from a source you trust, you may have to use less-than-honorable sellers. And that means quality can suffer.

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Vinyl Disposable Gloves Can Handle More Jobs Than You Might Think

Gloveworks Black Synthetic are an excellent alternative to nitrile gloves. Vinyl Industrial Gloves

Versatility is one of the major discussion points for selling vinyl disposable gloves. When you add exam-grade vinyl and synthetic hybrids to the conversation, the possibilities for use-cases expand even more.

If you’re working in a restaurant, you need protection for your hands. With eateries just reopening to indoor dining after a year-plus of coronavirus-induced shutdowns, hygiene is not a matter to be taken lightly. (Then there’s that whole cross-contamination thing, which also involves a lot of hand-washing.) Black synthetic vinyl is a great solution, especially for front-of-house wear.

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Restaurant Reopenings a Great Opportunity to Sell Vinyl Gloves at an Awesome Price

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Spring is here, and summer is just around the corner. COVID vaccinations are largely going well. Despite a potential fourth surge of coronavirus infections, and troubling developments in such places as Illinois and Michigan, optimism over reopening society is becoming more common.

Those in the business of disposable gloves should note that even with this encouraging news, the need for personal protective equipment is not going away.

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