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The Qore Performance Direct to Customer Model: Why Qore Performance is not available at your local retail store

Qore Performance is a Direct To Consumer Model. Selling direct to consumer allows us to provide you with the best experience. Providing a great customer experience is most important to us. This also allows us to minimize costs and prevent markups that don’t add value for you, our customer. Here is what that means for each of our customer categories. Domestic United States End Users We sell direct to domestic end-users in Military, Law Enforcement, Fire/EMS and Industrial Safety. This applies to both individuals and companies/teams/units/agencies. We take care of you all the time, every time!  Domestic United States Dealers We do not sell directly to US Dealers/Retailers or Rep Groups. International End Users, Dealers and Distributors If you are...

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Does Qore Performance ship to APO/FPO addresses? Does Qore Performance ship internationally?

These are two questions we get asked every day: "Do you ship to APO/FPO?" and "Do you ship internationally to x country?" The short answer to these questions is YES! Absolutely! We ship to APO/FPO addresses and countries all over the world, everyday. Our website will automatically calculate the shipping price and expected time for you at checkout - this is always the best way to get the most accurate information on shipping. In shipping orders all over the world, we've also learned a few tips and tricks for the best ways to ship things not only to APO/FPO address for US Military orders, but also to just about anywhere internationally. So, we thought we'd assemble them here in an effort to help you...

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Transitioning from Public Service to Private Sector: Setting Yourself Up for Creativity and Success!

  A Respectful Welcome To You! People who are transitioning out of a military or law enforcement career into the private sectors ask for tips on that or even if we might be hiring. I've interviewed numerous candidates and had hundreds of conversations with friends and friends of friends looking to make the transition from Active Duty or Full-Time Sworn LEO to the private sector (Firefighters appear to be differentially great at setting up Crossfit Gyms while they are still working as a full-time professional Firefighter, so this article may not be as useful for our Thin Red Line brethren). It can be done, but there is a way to set yourself up for success. We are super humbled and grateful...

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5 Things Retailers can do to Outcompete Amazon (Bezos! Do NOT Read!)

Are you a Retailer? Great. We wish you to flourish. Here's a few clever tricks on how. Today's commerce is dominated by entities such as Amazon.com. Being a retailer can feel more like "David and Godzilla" than "David and Goliath." But take heart! Here are "five smooth stones" -- meaning, five cunning hacks -- for your virtual slingshot. There are advantages that Amazon can't hack. These tricks of the trade are designed to enable you to outcompete even the most gargantuan of your online rivals. (Yeah Amazon. We talking about you! Jeff Bezos? Go build your lunar lander over at Blue Origin for awhile. Avert your eyes!!!)  So? 'Sup? Master Your Wares! As a "human-scale" retailer you have a much greater...

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Are Our IceVents, Plate Carrier Cooling, and Drive Through Cooling a Great Value for You?

Qore Performance’s cool inventions are here to keep your team cool and hydrated - high functioning and comfortable - in hot climates. Our IcePlates and IceVents (keep you cool) and our IceCase (keeps iPads from overheating and shutting down) will let you consistently deliver premium performance in hot places. They are designed for you. Are they worth it? With our cutting-edge design, ferocious quality engineering, patenting, and 100% Made-in-America value – even in spite of our “Bah Humbug” Scrooge of a CFO who squeezes every nickel here until the buffalo bellows - that commands a somewhat premium price. But, hey.  Don’t walk into your Tesla dealership expecting to pay the price of a Ford Fiesta and drive off in a Tesla. Sorry. Capitalism...

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