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By THREEZ Company
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About

PLEASE NOTE: YOUR CARD WILL NOT BE CHARGED UNTIL ALL ORDERS ARE IN AND THE $7,000 GOAL HAS BEEN MET.

THREEZ Company is making history as the first African-American paper supply company to manufacture and distribute a full line of its own name brand of residential and commercial paper products, Blissful (TM) Paper Products, established in December 2008. In March 2017, THREEZ Company's CEO was awarded State of Florida Minority-Owned Small Business Person of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). In April 2017, THREEZ Company launched its first official national campaign, offering 96 rolls of Blissful Tissue Paper for $60 shipped to their customer's door. The three young entrepreneurs set an ambitious goal of selling 300 boxes in 30 days. They learned a great deal from the experience and documented their success on Instagram @blissfulpaperproducts. 

After the launch, THREEZ Company conducted a customer satisfaction survey to see how it could improve, and the results were very revealing. While our customers were thrilled with the quality of the product and posted great reviews on social media, they also desired smaller packaging and lower shipping costs. Although we fell shy of our initial sales goal, THREEZ Company won't quit. We are determined to implement the customer satisfaction survey feedback we have received and to take our business to the next level, while keeping our customers happy and inspiring other young entrepreneurs.

Please support THREEZ Company by placing your order today and encouraging your other family, friends, neighbors and community members to support as well. YOUR CARD WILL NOT BE CHARGED UNTIL ALL PRE-SALE ORDERS ARE IN AND THE  $7,000 GOAL HAS BEEN MET.

Please like us on Instagram @blissfulpaperproducts and on Facebook @threezcompanyblissfulpaperproducts and share this campaign on your social media pages as well. THANK YOU for your continued loyalty and support! It is much appreciated.  

Risks and challenges

THREEZ Company has been built from the ground up with our own blood, sweat and tears. Even though we are very deserving, the major banks have never helped us with any loan or line of credit. We have provided our own start-up capital since Day One. In fact, the last shipment of Blissful we offered through our national campaign was paid for in advance with cash (not on credit of any sort). THREEZ Company has gladly and gratefully shouldered all marketing, inventory, storage, shipping and handling costs without any complaints or complications. However, in order for any business to grow and thrive, we cannot just rely on our pockets alone. We also need backing and support from our financial institutions and confidence from our customer base that the products we provide will move quickly and efficiently and we will meet the sales goal we have set for our efforts.

Based on our customer satisfaction survey results, THREEZ Company has redesigned its packaging and is now offering 24 individually-wrapped rolls on colorful Blissful (TM) branded plastic packaging for $10 (plus shipping). We are offering a 48-roll Blissful branded box with two 24-roll branded plastic packs inside for $20. We also now have a wholesale option for small business owners to purchase 25 or more 48-roll boxes at a discounted price of $18. When you make a pledge to this Kickstarter campaign, you are NOT MAKING A DONATION. You are actually placing a pre-sale order and RESERVING YOUR BOX in advance. Also, it is important to note that your card will not be charged until all pledges are in and the $7,000 funding goal has been met. Once the funding goal is met and the funds are received from KickStarter, it will take 2 weeks to complete production and 30 days to fully restock our warehouse. WE EXPECT TO FILL ALL ORDERS NO LATER THAN November 30, 2017.

To sustain future growth, THREEZ Company has also joined the #BankBlack Movement and is opening an account with the largest Black owned bank in America, OneUnited Bank. Hundreds of Black-owned businesses go out of business each day due to the lack of access to capital from banks and credit lenders. Enough is ENOUGH! We have to stand up for our families, businesses and neighborhoods and pool our own wealth to bring about the changes we desire in our own communities. We encourage you to join the #BankBlack movement and consider supporting a Black-owned Bank in your state as well.

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    Blissful Toilet Tissue Paper (24 rolls)

    24 individually-wrapped 500-sheet rolls of Blissful (TM) Toilet Tissue Paper in colorful branded plastic packaging

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    24 rolls-FOR PICK UP (NO SHIPPING)

    24 individually-wrapped 500-sheet rolls of Blissful (TM) Toilet Tissue Paper in colorful branded plastic packaging

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    Pledge $20 or more About $20

    Blissful Toilet Tissue Paper (48 rolls)

    Two packs of 24 individually-wrapped 500-sheet rolls of Blissful (TM) Toilet Tissue Paper in colorful branded plastic packaging placed in Blissful (TM) branded cardboard box

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    48 rolls-FOR PICK-UP (NO SHIPPING)

    Two packs of 24 individually-wrapped 500-sheet rolls of Blissful (TM) Toilet Tissue Paper in colorful branded plastic packaging placed in Blissful (TM) branded cardboard box

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    25 cases- FOR PICK-UP (NO SHIPPING)

    25 cases of 48 individually-wrapped 500-sheet rolls of Blissful (TM) Toilet Tissue Paper in colorful branded plastic packaging placed in Blissful (TM) branded cardboard box

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    3 backers
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    Wholesale Blissful Tissue Paper-25 cases

    25 cases of 48 individually-wrapped 500-sheet rolls of Blissful (TM) Toilet Tissue Paper in colorful branded plastic packaging placed in Blissful (TM) branded cardboard box

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Funding period

- (31 days)