TIPRINT - Another Reason To Shop Local


Here is another reason to shop local. 

Before the end of the school year (around the end of May), I was part of a planning committee for an event at my kids' school.  We needed to make color program flyers quickly.  This was for an event with a large number of people and I offered to create the flyers and get them printed.  
At the time, I didn't know too many printing places, but I needed them done very quickly at the best price. 
We had two days to print them and have them ready for our Friday evening event.  Our whole committee was running around frantic.
We had price bids for two places (we did not have time for more).  Here were the quotes for the same quantity of color flyers:
FEDEX/Kinkos on 76th Street:  $124.00 on normal white paper
TIPRINT on Packard Ave in Cudahy: $60.00 on thicker, shiny paper. 
The same request, but FEDEX/Kinkos charged more than double the price!   Of course, I chose TIPRINT. TIPRINT not only gave the way better bid (on better quality paper), the man who worked with me succeeded in: 
  • getting the print job done in just over an hour.
  • making me smile by talking about my kids' school, the banquet we were planning, and some of the teachers we mutually knew.
  • Convincing me that some gems are right in front of our face!  (Or more specific, right on Packard Ave.)
Honestly, I  didn't want to let time pass too long without acknowledging this great business in our city.  I will never, ever go to FEDEX/Kinkos again.

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