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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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Try Something New: Rechargeable Batteries & Charger | Rayovac Blog

by rayovac7, November 2014

Rayovac Recharge and Recharge Plus batteries have been praised for user friendliness and general simplicity.

Are you one of the lucky few who have never experienced a low battery? If so, this is rarely based on luck, many factors like brand choice and battery type have led to your good fortune. By choosing Rayovac as your go to brand and making the switch to rechargeable batteries the odds are now stacked in your favor for increased battery life. Make your own luck by staying informed and sampling the latest rechargeable products that Rayovac has to offer.

Trying new things can be a foreign concept to someone who embraces routine. The fear of the unexpected can be enough to scare a person from change altogether. Rayovac Recharge and Recharge Plus batteries have been praised for user friendliness and general simplicity. The fear of trying something new quickly disappears when consumers find out how simple it is to operate a charger with rechargeable batteries. Try them once and you’ll be hooked too.   More...

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Keep Calm Because Prep School Is Back In Session | Rayovac Blog

by rayovac11, September 2014

Preparedness is a subject we take seriously and the power you receive from Rayovac products should award you peace of mind - no questions asked.

First off, this isn’t your average prep school. Prep has a double meaning and the definition we care about can be summed up with a simple acronym – Prudent Reasonable Emergency Preparedness. We applaud you for enrolling in the school of prep – where with a few simple steps and a nose for the ‘just in case’ prepping for any emergency situation will prove easier than you originally thought.  

Have you heard the expression better safe than sorry? Consider this the Prep School motto that reinforces the importance of being prepared. The bell has officially rung and your first class can now begin: Prep Supplies 101. Looking at the syllabus, 100% of your grade is based on the quality of your emergency preparedness kit and the supplies you have in it. That’s where we come in. Rayovac is the tutor that helps you create the ultimate emergency kit and pass your class with flying colors.

The formula for an A+ emergency kit starts and ends with Rayovac quality products. You can utilize basic math to add the following must-have Rayovac supplies: Flashlight + Batteries + Lantern + Portable Power = Prep School Valedictorian. Now considered the star pupil, the kit you assembled is on display and now you must describe each item to the entire class. Have a little stage fright? No worries, Rayovac has your back.  More...

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Rayovac: Made In America & Here To Stay | Rayovac Blog

by rayovac24, July 2014

Rayovac prides itself on being American-made for well over a century.

Do you bleed red, white and blue? Does the national anthem send shivers down your spine? Feelings of patriotic fervor are common for the country you call home and for some buying products that are made in the USA is an absolute necessity. Rayovac prides itself on being American-made for well over a century. Score one for American ingenuity.

The story of Rayovac begins in 1906; the American public was searching for a new business to provide goods and services along with jobs in manufacturing. Blue collared jobs were a staple of the early 1900’s and Rayovac carved out a niche in the US market for alkaline batteries. As the years progressed, a permanent facility was erected in Fennimore, WI dedicated to the production of alkaline batteries.   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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Rayovac’s Top 8 Hottest Toys for the 2013 Holiday Season

by rayovac20, November 2013

Feeling the pressure to buy the perfect toy this holiday season? Odds are your child will like whatever you buy, but it's better if you don't chance it. Rayovac has made your holiday shopping easier by gathering 2013's hottest toys and games into one helpful list. Happy Shopping!

Hello Kitty Jet Plane Set: Flight school was a breeze for Hello Kitty. Put a smile on your little girl's face and buy her some kitty swag.

Tetris Link: The game of Tetris never gets old especially after a facelift. A perfect way to describe this toy: If Tetris and Connect Four had a baby.

Battroborg 3-in-1 Battle Arena: Universal truth: boys love to battle robots. Guaranteed fun for the entire family. Requires 8 AA batteries, so stock up!

Crayola Marker Maker: Creativity FTW! Crayola has done it again - letting you customize your own colored markers. What will they come up with next?

Vtech InnoTab 3: Perfect for the tech-savvy youngster. The InnoTab 3 resembles the iPad and has a lower price to boot. Don't forget the 4 AA batteries!

Despicable Me Talking Figures: It's hard to find a child who didn't like Despicable Me. Talking plush toys will be a hit this holiday season: You can take our word for it.

Big Hugs Elmo: How can you go wrong with a toy that hugs? Elmo is interactive and delivers a cuddly squeeze whenever your child needs one. Requires 4 AA batteries.

Nerf Rebelle Heartbreaker Bow: Who said NERF toys were only for boys? Transition your little girl from hair bows to crossbows! Real bow action that's fun and stylish.

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