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Sandy Dell (SandyDell)

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Sandy Dell is a semi-retired independent sales representative, working in the gift and gourmet food industries since January of 2001. In that capacity, she's called on over 1200 gift retailers, turning 450+ into customers, while representing up to 35 gift and gourmet producers at a time.

She is also co-owner, with her husband, of Gourmet Innovations LLC, a manufacturer, wholesaler, and distributor of gourmet foods and gifts, including the brands Idaho Redneck, and Gold Mountain Gourmet. Sandy also manages multiple retail and wholesale web sites in the gourmet food niche, including several in-house, plus some for specialty food clients.

Recent accomplishments include launch of her three eguide:

1. "The COMPLETE GUIDE for Selling to Gift Shops" (www.selltogiftshops.com)

2. "How to Find, Recruit and Manage Sales Reps" eguide (www.howtofindsalesreps.com)

3. "Trade Show Exhibiting Secrets" eguide (www.tradeshowexhibitingsecrets.com).

In addition, she's submitted and published dozens of articles online in her areas of expertise.

Sandy also authors and maintains several blogs, including:
*www.SellingtoGiftShops.com
*www.GiftRepSandy.com
*www.WildHuckleberry.com
*www.GlutenFreeVeganLiving.com

Sandy is an experienced sales person, working previously at Roos Atkins, Abercrombie & Fitch, World Book Encyclopedia, and Avon, where she won multiple awards. She also has a technical degree in Merchandising and three years of retail management experience, including positions as manager for a Hastings book department and a woodworkers co-operative.

As a side note, she also follows a gluten-, egg-, soy- and dairy-free diet (due to health reasons!) and is also an advocate for vegan and healthy lifestyles.

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