Happy Tails Sales Representation

Project Description

Happy Tails Pet Products brings the highest quality beds, plush, and treats to market. Happy Tails hired the Tashman team to represent Happy Tails sales with an initial focus on developing rotational special buys at the Costco regional level. To attain this, the Tashman team analyzed competition at Costco, worked with factory president to develop toys, packaging, and pallet configuration specific to Costco, and scheduled appointments with each Costco regional buyer.

Our Goal

To increase sales of Happy Tails overall by selling $1MM at cost between all the Costco regions in the US and in Canada within the first year.


During the first year, sales at Costco have reached over $1MM at cost between all the regions in US and Canada. Tashman has successfully have obtained distribution at the Costco regions with product selling thru in thirty days. Buyers have gained great confidence in Happy Tails going forward for future business.

Client Testimonials

Client Testimonials

“When I think of Stan Tashman & Associates, I feel that they represent one of the finest Sales and Marketing groups I have ever or currently work with. They strive for perfection through the use of people, programs, follow through, and driving sales any way they can. Any company that has the good fortune of their representation should consider themselves lucky.”

–Liz Hackney, Western Regional Sales Manager, Elmer’s Products Inc.

“I have been associated with the Tashman agency both personally and professionally for over twenty years. You will never find a more dedicated agency in providing the best results for the companies they represent. Eazypower is very satisfied with the service they provide along with the increases in sales that result.”

–Sid Mandell, Western Regional Sales Manager, Eazypower Corporation

“The recommendations and praises from other factories and key people within The Home Depot are accurate and well deserved. After struggling with ongoing issues with other agencies…we feel our thorough screening truly enabled us to hire the strongest agency out there. You have assembled a very strong team, both in-house and in the field. There are many service agencies that provide service to factories, but your company is passionate about what they do and it shows.”

–Alice McCann, West Coast Account Manager, Baldwin Hardware Corporation

“Thanks for everything your team does for us. A special thanks to Chris for all the added support. The Buildex projects have been a real challenge and he and his team have really helped us out of several binds.”

– Joe LoBocchiaro, Regional Manager, ITW Brands

“The Tashman team has done a fantastic job of communicating with us, the stores, and executing the project flawlessly. Your teams have worked hard and they should know it!”

– Pat Kish, Director of Retail Business Development, Richelieu Hardware

“I wanted to thank you for your teams assistance this week with the hollow wall resets in Northern Cal. The guys did a great job with setting the bays, keeping their work area clean, and worked well alongside the other 3 vendors. It was quite a busy aisle and when all was done, no issues were reported and the sets looked great. Your team was instrumental with the success of these resets and I appreciate their continued hard work towards our programs.”

–Christine Bennick, District Sales Manager, ITW Brands

“I am really impressed with the quality of associates on your team, their diligence in ensuring set integrity, the outstanding job down-stocking our bays, and the dedication your team has consistently shown in our store in preparation for walks and events. It is always a pleasure to work with all of you.”

–Casey Vincent, Store Manager, The Home Depot