In the last week we have received emails from two people asking us if they could buy writing pads in bulk. Here’s a quote from one of them:
“Hello. I am employed as a judicial law clerk in the federal judiciary. As such, I spend my day researching the law while writing and typing notes. I use fountain pens for all of my research notes. The paper provided by my employer is not well suited to this purpose. I have, therefore, decided to contact your firm for suggestions…Presently I am using approximately 50 – 60 pages of 8.5 x 11 paper a week. I am looking for pads similar in size with excellent paper.”
Of course, we would be happy to suggest Rhodia or Clairefontaine!
These emails are not isolated inquiries–we seem to be getting more of them, largely from people who cannot buy Rhodia in an area store and want to stock up.
Here’s my question: would you take the opportunity to buy Rhodia pads in bulk? If so, how many would you order?
I would like to gather information from Rhodia customers before we approach some retailers around the country to see if they would be willing to implement bulk purchases with a break on price and/or shipping charges.
Thank you for any ideas and suggetions you can give us.