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Meet Your Sales Rep: Jim Paige Jr.

Posted on Tuesday Oct 17, 2017 at 07:06PM in Get to Know your Sales Rep!

Is Jimmy Paige Jr. your Hill and Markes Sales Representative? Or are you just curious about the high caliber of Staff we have in Hill & Markes in general? Whatever your reason join us for a quick Q&A with one of our newest Reps as he explains some of the great projects he's done so far, what motivates him to excel every day, and how he got started.

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Why Customizing Your Consumables Makes a Difference

Posted on Monday Sep 25, 2017 at 08:53PM in General

As a part of Hill & Markes, Inc. core mission to provide our customers with the best innovation possible, we have worked with our product experts and our customers to devise a program that helps you put your brand in the spotlight. As part of this program, consumable customization is an easy way to get your business to be the talk of the town. Simply put, invest in your brand, invest in your business, and your customers will invest in you.

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What does it mean to be green?

Posted on Thursday Aug 17, 2017 at 08:10PM in General

Here at Hill & Markes we are dedicated to Sustainability practices. We have our own LEED Certified building, we carry a comprehensive line of Sustainable and Compostable products, and we love going green. So now that we have gone through all the growing pains of becoming a sustainable facility, we want to pass our knowledge on to our customers. To start, we have to define what sustainability means. What do we mean when we talk about IAQ, PET, and waste?

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How to Appeal to Millennials: Coffee Shops

Posted on Monday Aug 14, 2017 at 01:29PM in General

Millennials have surpassed Baby Boomers as the nation's largest living generation, according to population estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau. Another fact about millennials is that they love coffee. In fact, they love coffee so much, research says millennials consume 44% of coffee in the United States . Quality coffee is important but so is the ambiance and environment millennials drink coffee in. Drinking good coffee in an inviting, eco-friendly environment has become a trend. It's the socially acceptable way of getting that extra oomph to get through your day, week, and year. As a millennial myself, I prefer coffee with my oxygen. It is necessary for survival! When Monday arrives and your Sunday "scaries" become reality- the only comfort is your beloved coffee giving you the superpower strength to get through the work day. If millennials are consuming all of what's left of the world?s coffee supply , then you need to appeal to that consumer. Hill & Markes, Inc. has the top 5 ways coffee shops can appeal to millennials.

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Customer Spotlight: UNCOMMON GROUNDS

Posted on Friday Jul 14, 2017 at 08:13PM in Spotlights

Here at Hill & Markes, we won't just tell you we're dedicated to our customers - we'll prove it! Here is our Facebook Live chat with owner of Uncommon Grounds Dan Murphy. Read or watch below to hear all about how Uncommon Grounds got started, and how Hill & Markes has helped him along the way.

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Top Five Favorite HillnMarkes.com Features

Posted on Wednesday Jun 28, 2017 at 03:58PM in Training

Everyone is going to say that they have the best website. But what do they have on their website that proves it? These days anyone can create a website, but not all websites are created equal. The new and improved HillnMarkes.com has incorporated features from top websites such as Amazon, Home Depot, and many others- as well as creating new features that will specifically help Hill and Markes customers. Although there are tons of great features on the Hill & Markes website, we have gone ahead and chosen the Top Five that everyone who shops with us should know about!

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How To Register Online

Posted on Wednesday Jun 21, 2017 at 06:58PM in Training

Have you ever wanted to save time ordering? Do you find it difficult to make time during your busy schedule to meet with a Sales Representative or call Customer Service? Maybe you would just prefer to order on your own? Well,now with the new and improved HillnMarkes.com you can place your order from any computer, smartphone, or tablet on your own time- but you have to register first! If you are an existing customer, registering is quick and easy. Once registered, you will have instant access to the thousands of products Hill & Markes has to offer.

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H&M 4.0

Posted on Friday Sep 09, 2016 at 12:00AM in General

Hill & Markes is a story of constant reinvention.  And that constant state of change has been the secret sauce at Hill & Markes for the past 110 years.   A distributor you might ask as innovator and change agent?  Why? The answer is clear – we are and always have been customer-centric – and we are in a constant state of discovery for avenues to better please our customers.   Hill & Markes has transformed itself from ice cream producer and distributor using horse and buggy, to candy and tobacco peddler out of a station wagon, to current day distributor of cleaning supplies and foodservice products employing 30 delivering tractor trailers.    How does a small town distributor in Amsterdam NY make so many major strategic changes in direction and continue to stay in the leading edge?

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