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A Black Friday For The Ages, Or Not? | Rayovac Blog

by rayovac20, November 2014

Reorganize your Black Friday shopping list by making alkaline batteries a top priority!

Has Black Friday lost its mystique? Are the deals just not what they use to be? For many years, Black Friday, the day when shoppers gather to raid the local strip malls, has been thought of as the best day to find a deal but lately the deals are far from amazing. Noticing a lackluster deal is half the battle while the other half is finding the genuine deals that will help save you money. Reorganize your Black Friday shopping list by making alkaline batteries a top priority. The gift that keeps on giving and the deal with the biggest payoff!

Since the early 2000’s, Black Friday has slowly transitioned from a bargain hunters’ dream to a national holiday. Black Friday has become less about deals and more about profits – putting retailers in a festive mood. What retailers fail to mention is that Black Friday has morphed into Christmas Eve, when deals are hard to find and prices are cleverly reduced. Remember when 60% off was the norm and door-busting deals lived up to their name? Now’s the time to craft a new holiday shopping strategy and show the retailers you mean business.   More...

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Battery with Benefits; 10-Year Storage Life With Ready Power

by rayovac29, September 2014

Ready Power is the spark you need providing 10 years of guaranteed freshness rivaled by no other battery.

Things just got real. Starting a new relationship with Rayovac batteries may be the best decision you’ve made all year. The single life is good and all but the enjoyment gathered from a blissful union is worth the commitment. Out of every fish in the sea you chose Rayovac and for good reason. The promise of a long-term relationship was too good to pass up - Rayovac alkaline batteries are guaranteed to last in storage for up to 10-years!

With a storage life that lasts a decade, Rayovac stole your heart with all new Ready Power technology. Turns out, Rayovac is a great listener and the key to a budding relationship is good communication. Rayovac made a mental note that all you really want is a more durable alkaline battery with multiple construction and material improvements. And before you knew it Rayovac delivered with improved electrolyte utilization, refined corrosion inhibitors, and the use of ultra-pure materials for long-term stability. Talk about a nerdy relationship, the cast from The Big Bang Theory would be proud.    More...

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Holiday Shopping Complete? Don’t Forget the Batteries!

by rayovac13, December 2013

Finding the perfect gift for all your loved ones can be exhausting. You make a list, check it twice and then make the trip to a number of stores gathering items to put under the tree. With holiday chores piling up it’s easy to forget the batteries.

The burden of a holiday to-do list has gotten the best of many a mom but not you – not this year. Forgetting the batteries is holiday faux pas number one. Imagine a household with no fresh batteries on Christmas morning. The chaos would be unbearable. You can either search the house and eventually “borrow” the remote batteries or bundle up and venture out into the cold weather and brave the holiday traffic.

Whether your late or early, holiday shopping can be tough when the traffic is bad and store parking lots are packed to the brim. No one wants to make a repeat trip, especially when the temperature outside is borderline freezing. Not to mention the stores are usually bolted shut and closed for the holidays. Avoid the holiday disaster and pick up the batteries the first go-round.

Holiday shopping requires a plan of attack and buying the batteries should be your first objective. Rayovac alkaline batteries are easily found at any major retailer and can power all the gizmos and gadgets you’d likely purchase. When you approach the checkout aisle - be stealthy and grab a pack to pair with your holiday gifts. Your family will thank you later.

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Storage Life of Alkaline Batteries: Is it really that important?

by rayovac15, April 2013

For the average consumer, the storage life of an alkaline battery has yet to crack the list of top priorities when making a battery purchase. The normal list of priorities currently includes price, brand, convenience and appearance. Becoming more familiar with the benefits of battery storage life, consumers are starting to realize that it’s far more important than what they first perceived. A decades worth of battery freshness has slowly but surely caught the attention of selective consumers.

Storage life has always been a strong suit for alkaline batteries. They have proven themselves to be the smart battery choice for consumers because they last for long periods of time and perform well at high and low temperatures. Many products that are purchased by consumers have expiration dates that are woefully short. This has conditioned the consumer to think that every product they buy will expire on short notice. But with the creation of new alkaline technology, Rayovac has made storage life and battery freshness a top priority.

As of late, there has been a growing attention to coupons and the way consumers use them to maximize their savings. This new wave of coupon lovers are storming the local supermarkets and buying products like alkaline batteries in bulk. This is where storage life of an alkaline battery becomes a top priority. Families place the surplus batteries into designated storage areas and only use them when needed. Consumers like this depend on the fact that Rayovac batteries can stay fresh in their storage closets for close to a decade.

As new technologies develop, the demand for reliable alkaline power is steadily increasing. Rayovac takes pride in providing reliable power in every battery it produces. It’s clear that having prolonged storage life will enhance an alkaline battery and short expiration dates were never Rayovac’s style. 10 years of battery freshness is the gold standard that Rayovac brings to the table. So next time your at the store to buy batteries, be sure to make storage life a top priority. As you can see it makes a huge difference!

 

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The Alkaline Battery Power Challenge: What Real Value Looks Like

by rayovac18, February 2013

Value is a word that gets thrown around a lot. It’s what you might call a five-cent word. For some people, it’s the barely used car found on craigslist. For others, it’s the home surrounded by good schools and even better sales comps. But people often forget that value isn’t always measured in the thousands. It can be found on a much smaller scale – in the things you buy and use every day, from milk to printer paper to alkaline batteries.

Around Rayovac, we take the word value quite seriously. A business can’t stick around as long as we have without being value-driven. Case in point: Our alkaline batteries perform as well as the Duracell and Energizer batteries displayed at your local convenience store – but cost less. That’s good value, cut and dried. To test the performance and value yourself, we’ve developed the Rayovac Power Challenge: Because we know we’re the best in value, we offer a money-back guarantee for anyone not completely satisfied with the performance of our alkaline batteries. It’s not everyday you get a guarantee as good as this. Do yourself a favor and take the challenge!

Alkaline batteries are a product you probably use every day, just like the milk, just like the printer paper. Value comes in all shapes and sizes. Go ahead. Put us up to your value test. It might not be as fun as driving a new car off the lot, but it’s more money in your pocket!

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Black-Out? Breakthrough Alkaline Batteries To The Rescue

by rayovac18, February 2013

We don't want to brag or anything. Well, maybe just a little, but this is sort of a big deal: There's a new addition to our family, the Rayovac version of a bundle of joy. Everyone, please welcome to the world our Ready Power technology. This breakthrough gives our batteries 10 whopping years of shelf life. Can you guess how many years alkaline batteries normally stay fresh these days? Seven. Only seven. See why we're kind of proud? Living up to its name, Ready Power will always be ready to deliver power when you need it most: Guaranteed.

Most people won't panic when they can't find fresh batteries during, let's say, a Wii match. A quick run to the store and the nunchuck is back in action. A power outage is a whole other ballgame. Snowed in? Hurricane-force winds? An actual hurricane? That's when you want fresh alkaline batteries, ready to put power in your hands for days if needed. Here's where Ready Power technology matters most. So yeah, we're kind of proud.

How did we do it? In a nutshell, through various advances that upped the internal stability of the battery. That includes improved electrolyte utilization, refined corrosion inhibitors, and the use of ultra-pure materials.

Anyway, don't feel like you need to send a card or shower gift. This bundle of joy is as much yours as it is ours. Just grab one of our battery-operated LED lights, gather up a batch of Rayovac alkaline batteries powered by our new Ready Power technology, shelf them near your disaster-preparedness kit (you do have one, right?), and rest easy. You'll be prepared to outshine a power outage for an entire decade.

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