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otal Marketing Associates, Inc. is an innovative and progressive manufacturer’s representative firm concentrating on products in the Lawn & Garden, Outdoor Living, Automotive, Candles, Christmas Supplies and Gifts, Home Care & Impulse Items, Pet Supplies, Farm & Ranch, and Wild Bird industries. In 2017, we celebrated 40 years in business and look forward to many more years representing North America’s finest manufacturers to retailers and wholesalers in these key product categories.
Our company was founded July 1, 1977 by Fred and Judy Cimaglio. Fred continues today as the Chairman of the Board of Total Marketing. Kim Cimaglio is the President of the Company. Click here for our other partners and key accounts Associates. Our Sales Team covers states in the Central U.S. with retail support in Arizona, California and other key regions for selected accounts.
We are extremely proud of the manufacturers we represent in many different industries and the accomplishments we have been able to make in the marketplace together. Our chief objective is to always earn the order and to add value to the relationship. We feel this is best achieved through the development of sound marketing programs, with full back-up support at retail. Our dedicated staff of marketing and sales specialists insure proper implementation, placement, sell-through and feedback.
Our Sales Team is aggressive, creative and dedicated to our customers. Their can-do attitude and vast experience in the marketplace make them a key resource, not only for the retailer just getting started in this category, but also for those who have been in it for years. Our team can also provide additional help and support as needed for any of our customers.
Market Coverage can be defined in many ways. We prefer to define it as the continual improvement in relationships built and strengthened by first getting to know the buyer’s needs and wants; meeting them; and then going the extra mile. Our Sales Associates bring years of manufacturer representative experience, training and a positive attitude to every sales and follow-through opportunity. We sincerely strive to not just meet customer needs and wants, but to exceed them at every opportunity!
Our state-of the-art Marketing Department allows us to add even more value through the very latest in computer technology and creative services. A complete and extensive library of educational and training manuals has been developed and maintained for use by our customers. Current seminars and manuals include topics such as merchandising, advertising and promotion, care and handling and product information on a wide range of Lawn & Garden subjects.
In September of 1997, the company moved into a new, state-of-the-art facility to serve our manufacturers and customers better and to continue our mission:
In 2008, a new succession plan and continual strategic planning has handed the business to a new generation of leadership committed to continuing the goals originally set by our founder. Our culture is one of continual improvement and all Associates undergo continual training and learning. This is so we can proactively respond to changes in the marketplace before they happen and be of more service to our manufacturers and the customers we mutually serve.
We look forward to working with you offering Manufacturer’s Representation in the field of Lawn & Garden/Outdoor Living, Housewares, Automotive, Christmas Supplies and Gifts, Pet Supplies, Farm, Ranch, and Wild Bird Industries. Contact us today or a member of our Sales Team and find out how we can represent you and grow together!
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