Restaurants Find Unsuspected Help in Tough Economy

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Restaurant supply company breaks from traditional role of "supplier" to help their customers fight the recession with a pre-paid sales building program.

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RSS, an online marketer of hood grease filters and kitchen exhaust supplies, announced today a new service that will provide restaurant owners free marketing and sales building tools from

It is no secret that restaurants have been deeply impacted by this economy. According to recent market research, the number of Americans going out to eat has declined by the largest amount since 1981. After hearing their own customers echo these concerns, decided to step out of the traditional "supplier" mold and do something to help restaurants fight back.

"Restaurant owners would never think to look to their hood filter supplier for sales and marketing support" said Monty Lockyear, President of "We thought about that and said "why not". It makes perfect sense to invest in our customers' long-term success".

That's when Lockyear reached out to highly respected restaurant marketing consultant, author and speaker Kamron Karington. In a matter of days, the two formed a deal that would provide every customer with a pre-paid membership to, a website operated by Karington Marketing Group. is a membership-based website that includes articles, blogs, case studies, tutorials, interactive tools, advertising templates, and discounted rates on a variety of restaurant marketing services.

"It was a perfect fit", Lockyear said, "Kamron is well known for his ability to help restaurants increase top-line sales and that's exactly what our customers need right now. And with unemployment on the rise, it looks like we still have some tough times ahead". plans to expand their value-added services over time. The company said that customer feedback and market conditions will determine how they can best serve their customers with new programs.

About is an online marketer of commercial hood exhaust supplies including grease filters, hood cleaning products and kitchen hood accessories. By providing convenient online ordering, same day shipping, and a 100% satisfaction guarantee, has grown from a small supplier of grease baffle filters to offering a full range of commercial hood products to customers throughout the world. is a division of Hood Products, LLC with offices in Kansas City, Missouri and Omaha, Nebraska.

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Hood Products, LLC


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