- FRAMIATI is thisclose to WFM 🛒😊: After years of trying, FRAMIATI has been accepted into a business incubator that puts us on a course to pitch our products to Whole Foods Market, Fairway and many others….Woo Hoo😃!As part of our “homework,” we need as many people as possible to complete a survey.If you complete the survey you can choose to receive either:
(a) a coupon for 50% off FRAMIATI Products* OR
(b) a $5 Gift Card.*Excludes sale items, apparel and bags.If you are one of the first 100 people to complete the survey and choose to receive the FRAMIATI coupon code, we will also send you our black FRAMIATI tote bag and a few product samples!FRAMIATI is attending a meet & greet with WFM representatives next week so we truly appreciate everyone that completes our survey as soon as possible.
- Take 25% off just because you are you 😃: Even if you are unable to complete the survey, please enjoy 25% off on framiati.com by using the Coupon Code: 25SEMI2017 at checkout (Excludes sale items, apparel and bags).
- FRAMIATI & Kiva Connect 🌱: In order to get our products shelf-ready for Whole Foods and other retailers, we will be launching a crowdfunding campaign on Kiva. Kiva is an international nonprofit and microlending platform that was founded in 2005 and is based in San Francisco. We are applying for a $10,000 zero-interest loan that will be funded and repaid via the Kiva platform.The Columbia University Small Business Development Center is serving as the Trustee for our loan & Columbia SBDC will handle due diligence matters. Interested lenders must commit to lend a minimum of $25 to FRAMIATI. If you are interested in lending to FRAMIATI via Kiva, please sign up here to receive information about the launch of our crowdfunding campaign – https://framiati.com/?p=4160
- FRAMIATI around the web 🌐: FRAMIATI continues to grow & is now on Amazon and Walmart.com. FYI, Walmart.com has our Goat’s Milk Soap at a great price – so get it while supplies last. More soap varieties will be added to Walmart.com in the coming months.
- Ch-ch-ch-changes on Framiati.com 📱: When you visit our website, it will look the same but it is BIGGER, STRONGER & FASTER!Our website is now hosted on the much celebrated Amazon Web servers and as a result, the website’s performance will be greatly improved on your smartphones, tablets and computers.Thank you to all of our customers that remained loyal through the years as we improved the backend of our website.Over the next few weeks, you will also see changes to the frontend of the site as well as changes to the names of a few of our scents.We are changing certain scent names to get our products shelf ready for WFM and other retailers. For instance:(a) Ramona’s Ribbon will be called Coconut;
(b) Ramona’s Remedy will be called Honey & Orange and
(c) Lavender Citrus will be called Lavender Melange.
- Pinterest anyone?🎪 Our second opportunity to meet & greet representatives from WFM will be on October 7th, where our booth set up will be reviewed. We will be competing for a blue ribbon🏅. So, if anyone comes across clever booth ideas on Pinterest, please send them our way 😊.
- Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church Festival, September 7th-10th, 10 Mill Road; New Rochelle, New York 10804
- Harlem Harvest Festival, October 7th @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm, A. Phillip Randolph Square; St Nicholas Ave between 117th St and 118th St; New York, NY
- Crafts in Ridgewood 2017, November 17-18th, Unitarian Society; 113 Cottage Place; Ridgewood, NJ 07450
- Thanksgiving Craft Show, November 26, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, Paramus H.S.; 99 E. Century Road; Paramus, NJ
- Astoria Market, December 3, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden; 29-19 24th Ave; Astoria, NY 11102
- Cafe 100, December 7th @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, 100 Manhattanville Ave, Purchase, NY 10577
- Shop Harlem Live Harlem Holiday Expo, December 9th @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm, Mist; 46 W 116th St; New York, NY 10026
- Astoria Market, December 10, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden; 29-19 24th Ave; Astoria, NY 11102
- Astoria Market, December 17, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden; 29-19 24th Ave; Astoria, NY 11102