Nov 25


Investment Communication


Winning Brands has engaged a consultancy to help the company disseminate information about its goals and operations to the investment community.

Innovative Marketing will assist Winning Brands to assess the relevance and priorities of its communications, to identify the company’s target audience and to determine which information tools are best suited.

Enhanced effectiveness in this area will improve access by Winning Brands to the resources required to fully realize the company’s potential and to increase the ways in which success can be shared.


The Innovative Marketing website is here:


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Nov 23


Financial Statements and OTC Update

The statements for the 9-months ending September 30, 2015 required for the restoration of the Current Information Tier are being worked on presently and will be uploaded as soon as possible.

Nov 23


WNBD shares now trade as easily in Canada as USA


Scotiabank iTrade has become an online investment platform by which Canadians can now trade WNBD.  



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A convenient online platform in the USA for WNBD trading is eTrade.

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Nov 13


Thank you, Mother Ease Diapers!


Mother Ease, the respected producers of cloth diapers for young mothers in USA and Canada (and beyond), continues to support the use of  KIND™ and  Laundry Miracle™ brand laundry solutions from Winning Brands.

Mother Ease is introducing free North American shipping for orders over $50.  As a result, the largest KIND™ size, which delivers 128 loads, has been gaining new fans as young mothers try it for the first time. The large format bottles are shown in the photo below taken November 12, 2015 at a Mother Ease Shipping Station, where orders are assembled.

KIND™ Laundry Detergent, Fabric Softener and Stain Remover are especially well tolerated by people with sensitive skin, including babies!


Reviews by Mother Ease Customers:

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The founder of Mother Ease is Erika Froese.

Picture - KIND - Mother Ease FounderMother Ease Website Link


Picture - KIND Shipments by MotherEase

These bottles are from a delivery to Mother Ease Cloth Diapers November 12, 2015, at a shipping station where orders are assembled for the mail order business.  

Mother Ease serves customers primarily in USA and Canada, but is now expanding internationally.



Nov 04


BRILLIANT™ goes into service at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre


We thank Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre for adding BRILLIANT™ product line elements to its some of its service procedures.  Sunnybrook is a respected medical institution, known internationally.



Picture - Sunnybrook

Nov 02


BRILLIANT™ Welcomes Gellibrand Cleaners

We are delighted that products in the BRILLIANT™ professional wetcleaning line from Winning Brands have now become part of the service team at Gellibrand Cleaners of Alberta.
Picture - BRILLIANT Gellibrand

Oct 30


BRILLIANT™ Wet Cleaning Solutions now at leading dry cleaner in Edmonton; The Press Gallery


We are pleased to add the premier garment care operation,The Press Gallery of Edmonton, to our family of customers using BRILLIANT™ professional wet cleaning solutions, from Winning Brands.

The Press Gallery has garnered remarkable accolades in their community and are well known locally.

The Press Gallery:

Picture - BRILLIANT - The Press Gallery

Oct 21


Thank you for the upgrades, InnStyle

We appreciate the new initiatives at hospitality supply distributor to give 1000+ Stain Remover a bolder presence in their marketing going forward, of which refreshed website visuals is only one element.

Picture - 1000Plus Upgrades at InnStyle

Oct 20


Arbutus Cleaners of Vancouver Uses BRILLIANT™ Laundry Solutions from Winning Brands

We are pleased that Vancouver’s respected Arbutus Cleaners has added BRILLIANT™ professional wet cleaning products from Winning Brands to their process.

Picture - BRILLIANT - Arbutus Cleaners

Oct 13


BRILLIANT™ Laundry Solutions Welcomes “The Laundry Lounge” in Downtown Toronto

We have been adding new sites where BRILLIANT™ Laundry Solutions are in use.  More updates will follow. Here is an example of a downtown BRILLIANT™  location in Toronto, The Laundry Lounge.  There is a wide range of establishment types in the industry.  The BRILLIANT™ product line from Winning Brands is flexible enough to fit into a variety of settings.

Picture - BRILLIANT - The Laundry Lounge

Oct 13


OTC Markets

It is the objective of the company to achieve a return to Current Information tier within the next 30 days.

Aug 30


Thank you Lowe’s

A shareholder sent this picture to illustrate that Lowe’s in Canada has expanded the facings in some locations for greater impact.  Nice to see.


Picture - 1000+ Stain Remover at Lowe's in Canada Aug 2015

Jul 17


Home Depot USA Online SKU Expansion


We appreciate that Home Depot USA has added the single bottle SKU (Stock Keeping Unit) for 1000+ Stain Remover to supplement their initial 3-pack SKU.  This is a positive development because more consumers making online product choices, particularly for the first time, will prefer to purchase a single bottle if that is all they need at the time.

1000+ Stain Remover  also qualifies for Home Depot’s FREE ship-to-store service, making it possible for a customer to pick-up their 1000+ Stain Remover at any U.S. Home Depot store without shipping charge, if ordered online.  This provides consumers and USA Home Depot store associates face-to-face contact in connection with 1000+ Stain Remover.


Picture - Home Depot USA New Single SKU

Jul 05


Shareholder Question: Inventory

Topic: Inventory at Canadian Home Depot.

We have received a shareholder request to comment on the status of Canadian Home Depot stores and 1000+ Stain Remover.

That account is serviced for us by a distributor.  Winning Brands has received no direct communication from the retailer indicating a change in status of the product, and no price discounting has taken place at the shelves to the best of our knowledge, however it would appear that stock is not being replenished when depleted at the store level.

Review of the situation with the distributor has revealed the distributor’s plan was to provide space for 1000+ in the Cleaning Department instead of the Paint Department (where the presence of DIY cleaning supplies has apparently been reduced by the retailer across its plan-o-gram).  As of the time of this posting, the arrival of 1000+ in the Cleaning Department has not occurred.   The company is investigating what the operational status and issues are.  Conventionally, the manufacturer would not interfere in routine operations of the distributor representing the product, however the current situation is clearly unresolved and not acceptable.

For context, it should be stated that a similar situation arose for Winning Brands before in which its product had an interruption of a retailer’s shelf presence (Walmart), which was eventually resolved with a complete resumption of the shelf presence.

In summary – a review is underway to determine whether circumstances in this case can be addressed in the same manner that provided a positive outcome previously.  Until then, it would be unprofessional for Winning Brands to discuss the operational negotiations as between the distributor, the retailer and ourselves.

Jun 29


Replenishments for Wet Cleaners and Nursing Care


We are pleased to receive replenishment orders for the Brilliant and K-Brite product lines from dry cleaners who are converting to the professional wet cleaning format and from our new clients in elder care nursing.  The picture below shows the typical delivery format for distribution in this sector.  This is one partial shipment today.


Picture - Miele Replenishment - Partial Jun 29 15




Jun 02


Thank you Home Depot USA for Online Advertising of 1000+ Stain Remover


We are honoured that 1000+ Stain Remover from Winning Brands has been selected to be part of new Home Depot USA online marketing, with this example now in circulation in click-per-view model in social media:


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The SHOP button links directly to the 1000+ Stain Remover page at, shown below:

Picture - 1000Plus Stain Remover Page at

Jun 01


Winning Brands on Hand for Opening of Canadian Tire Showcase Store – Largest in Canada

We thank Canadian Tire for making 1000+ Stain Remover from Winning Brands a prominent part of its opening merchandising mix at the fabulous new showcase store in Edmonton – the largest Canadian Tire outlet in Canada.  A Canadian Tire news release link and video tour of its new store is provided below.

Picture - Canadian Tire Super Centre Edmonton


EDMONTON, June 1, 2015 /CNW/ – Today, Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited (TSX:CTC, TSX:CTC.A)  opened the doors to a first of its kind ‘Showcase’ store in Edmonton, Alberta. At 140,000 square feet spread across two floors, the new store provides customers with dynamic digital technology experiences, a truly Canadian shopping experience and an unparalleled product assortment.  Read more at

May 15


Q1 Report Filing

Q1 2015 WNBD Report – Merged PDF

UPDATE July 4, 2015

The posting on OTC Markets of the OTC Markets-reviewed Q1 figures will be made upon renewal of the paid OTC News Subscription Agreement.   We are presently evaluating when this will be.  The completed Q1 Report is attached by way of link, above.  Q2 figures are scheduled to be prepared according to schedule.

UPDATE June 1 2015

The Q1 2015 report for the period ending March 31st 2015 has been completed for OTC Markets and is awaiting posting by OTC Markets.   The dollar value of reported revenue declined slightly compared to the same period last year due primarily to significant currency exchange rate differential, however the year-over-year loss declined again arising from improved margin and lower costs.


Picture - WBC Q1 2013 - 2015


UPDATE May 15 2015

The Q1 2015 report for the period ending March 31st 2015 will be posted by May 31st, rather than by May 15th. Accordingly, the OTC Pink Current Information Status will become OTC Limited Information Status briefly until this is done, and will be restored upon completion.

May 04


Canadian Tire In-Store Demonstrations


Thank you again, Canadian Tire, for your invitation to Winning Brands to join the team at the annual “Ladies Nights” in select stores.  It’s a great opportunity to meet customers face-to-face and learn of their experiences, as well as getting to know store personnel.  The greatest compliment that a brand can receive is for store staff themselves use your brand at home or work.  In-person get-togethers like this often reveal that 1000+ Stain Remover has product friends.


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Apr 30


BRILLIANT™ Welcomes Bryne Cleaners


Winning Brands is pleased with the addition of Bryne Cleaners to BRILLIANT™ Wetcleaning customer base with our completed installation.  The photos below illustrate the continuous-feed principle of BRILLIANT™ product containers that are connected directly to the Miele Wetcare®  equipment and dispense via dosing pumps.


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Apr 13


1000+ Stain Remover at U.S. Naval Supply Center in Japan


This picture was received showing 1000+ Stain Remover now on the shelf at the U.S. Naval Supply Center in the Yokosuka United States Naval Base.  Our thanks to all those who contributed to this proud accomplishment.


Picture - 1000 at Navy Supply Center - Japan


Picture - Yokosuka US Naval Supply Center

Apr 01


Shareholder Question: Expanded Listing in Home Improvement Retailer



Hi Eric,  Regarding the expanded presence in a national listing.  As per your Aug 21 2014 blog: Status update… I read: Winning Brands will provide further description of this development in the  Q3 report and the subsequent 2014 annual report…. and will be commented on  therein as a subsequent event.  Eric, I have not read anything further in either of these reports. Can you provide an update?  Thank you.



The declaration made by one of the two largest home improvement retailers in the U.S. that 1000+ Stain Remover would be placed in 200 stores early in 2015 has not yet translated to action on their part.  Winning Brands has done its part in preparation, yet delays in implementation continue on the other end.

Such delays are a contributing factor to the fundamental reassessment by Winning Brands of its reliance on a small number of home improvement chain corporate buyers to make decisions, or follow through on their commitments, which are key to the company’s destiny.  For this reason, the 2014 Annual Report discusses the growing emphasis on joint ventures and strategic alliances.  Broader partnerships will expand Winning Brands’ product interests and will strengthen the company’s resilience and growth potential.  Winning Brands has had access to product commercialization opportunities in the past but has not deployed them due to the company’s historic focus on cleaning and chemistry in particular.  While our products in cleaning and chemistry will continue, they will no longer be our exclusive sector of interest.  Our shareholders will benefit from Winning Brands developing broader relationships.

Successful companies, and individuals, make adjustments when necessary to achieve their goals.  A strategic combination of both prudence and boldness is characteristic of winners in the end.

Mar 31


Annual Report 2014


The company’s 2014 Annual Report is now available at for trading symbol WNBD. Sales in Canada increased in 2014 over 2013 and the net loss continued the multi-year improvement.  New concepts are being developed for 2015 that will broaden the scope of Winning Brands activities this year.  The financial statement is available at OTC Markets.


Picture - Bottom Line Trend 2009 - 2014

Mar 24


Congratulations Miele!

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Mar 23


TrackMoist in California Welcomes Thacher School


We are honoured that the Thacher School in Ojai, California has chosen TrackMoist Soil Conditioning and Dust Suppressant from Winning Brands for their dirt entertainment surfaces.  This occurred because of recommendations from other TrackMoist users.  The Thacher School has an equestrian program in its it curriculum.  TrackMoist will help keep these equestrian grounds in best condition, as well as other uses.


“Founded in 1889, The Thacher School is a coeducational boarding high school (grades 9-12) located 85 miles northwest of Los Angeles, California. The School serves academically talented students who will benefit from a rigorous college preparatory experience. The faculty and students live and work closely together in a community in which cooperation, trust, honesty, and respect are the cornerstones of school life.  Together, we commit to the belief that demands in the academic classroom, when combined with those of mountains and horses, of sports and the arts, produce independent minds, strong bodies, and powerful character.”
Picture - Thacher Masthead Picture - TrackMoist at Thacher School
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Mar 05


New Commercial Setting for BRILLIANT Professional Laundry Solutions


It is fun to welcome iconic Reid’s Dairy of Belleville  to the customer family.  They will be using BRILLIANT brand of laundry products for uniform and other textile cleaning.   There are indications that 2015 will be a good year for the BRILLIANT brand following its launch in Q3 2014.


Picture - Reids Dairy

Mar 05


Welcome Town Gate Cleaners

Winning Brands welcomes Town Gate Cleaners of Oakville to the growing family of professional garment care establishments using BRILLIANT brand wet cleaning solutions.  Town Gate targets Oakville’s most discerning consumers who seek quality above all when selecting their service provider.

Picture - Town Gate Cleaners

Mar 04


BRILLIANT Professional Laundry Solutions and Health Care

We welcome Windsor Regional Hospital as a new customer for BRILLIANT Professional Laundry Solutions in partnership with Miele Limited.

Picture - Windsor Hospital

Mar 03


New member of Winning Brands product family – KBrite

It gives us pleasure to have made the first delivery of our new KBrite Kitchenware Cleaning Solutions for institutional use. The 20L container below is part of an initial shipment to the nursing home chain described in our earlier weblog entry of today in which two line extensions of the BRILLIANT Laundry Solutions line were introduced.  The addition of KBrite gives us presence in another department of nursing homes where much cleaning is occurring, i.e. the kitchen, to supplement our presence in the laundry department.


Picture - Winning Brands KBrite

Mar 03


Product Line Additions for BRILLIANT Brand

We are proud to have received approval and our first order for two line extensions to the BRILLIANT Professional Laundry Solutions brand.  These are Oxygen Bleach and Chlorine Bleach products suitable for the nursing home sector.  This is where our first shipment is headed. Miele will continue to be our distributor for these additions.  The first nursing home customer is a member of a chain with 200 locations.  This is the first outlet in that chain to convert to the Miele/BRILLIANT combination.  The head office of that chain will be following developments there with great interest.  Institutional clients do not switch systems without careful consideration.  We are honoured to have earned this opportunity.


Picture - Winning Brands BRILLIANT Line Extensions

Feb 24


Sharecount Update

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Feb 23


2015 at Winning Brands – Shareholder Question


Good Morning Eric:  I noticed that you haven’t posted an update on the Investor Relations site for approx 2 months.  Also, recently noticed that Zero trades are being executed for Winning Brands. Is it possible for you to provide a little insight into the present situation at Winning Brands?  Thank you.  (Name) Longtime follower of Winning Brands Corporation


Thank you for your enquiry.  Over the past two months I have been focusing on adjustments to Winning Brands’ business model that will activate more strategic alliances and joint ventures as the driver of significant growth for Winning Brands in 2015 and beyond.  I have been conservative by minimizing discussion of these arrangements in theoretical terms until actionable elements are in place and can be described in detail. Therefore, I will refrain from expanding upon this further at the moment.

As to the trading volume, it would appear that there are many days with trading volume.  Today for example, trading took place supported by a Bid and Ask of .0001 and .0002 respectively, as shown below.  The dollar value is low, but I anticipate liquidity will improve considerably when our business model adjustments are put into action and recognized as a powerful vision for the future of the company.  We are very enthusiastic about the coming year and beyond for Winning Brands.

In the meantime, I will be sure to return to more frequent operational postings.  Your interest in the Winning Brands weblog is noted.  We do appreciate your confirmation of the importance of the Winning Brands CEO Weblog as an information resource.


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Dec 15


BRILLIANT™ Welcomes GreenClean as Customer

GreenClean Restoration Cleaners Network has completed phase-in of BRILLIANT™ Wet Cleaning Solutions in their Toronto location.  Shown below is David Alonzi of GreenClean with representatives of Winning Brands and Miele in the Miele Limited Professional Products Showroom, December 15, 2014.  Winning Brands and Miele Limited have partnered to project Winning Brands’ BRILLIANT™ professional laundry products deeper into the professional garment care field.

Picture - New BRILLIANT customer GreenClean


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Dec 03


Excellent performance by BRILLIANT™ Professional Laundry Solutions


Winning Brands’ BRILLIANT™ Professional Laundry Solutions have earned a place in the textile cleaning procedures at highly respected Curtain Call Inc.  The customer supplies and maintains high-value scenery backdrops to the entertainment and events industry. These backdrops include, amongst other things, curtains and textiles of various kinds in theatres, trade shows and TV/film production.   We are pleased to have been chosen for this supporting role, which begins effective immediately.  News Release link provided below.


News Release Link: 

Photo Credits: Examples of Curtain Call Work

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Nov 28


News Release Copy


This a link to the most recent news release regarding status of the Colorado pilot project in which the Blau Aire Turbo is being assessed for effectiveness in removing lingering smell of marijuana consumed in enclosed spaces:

The question is no longer whether Blau Aire Turbo works, but rather the best method to market the device effectively for this purpose in light of the controlled nature of MJ.  There are a number of practical, legal, logistical and financial dimensions involved – including appropriate strategic partnerships, bearing in mind that Colorado is no longer the only jurisdiction where consumption is legal.  Additionally, medical use is increasing in most jurisdictions.

Marketing partnerships are under discussion currently amongst  interested parties to ramp-up commercialization of the Blau Aire Turbo system to eliminate lingering smell.


Picture - Denver

Nov 26


Shareholder Update: Share Count

November 26, 2014: 708,382,680

Picture - Issued Shares as at Nov 26 2014

Nov 18


Current Information Tier Renewed

We are proud to have earned the renewal of the Current Information Tier again, as indicated below.  More than half of OTC entities do not provide the required quantity or quality of disclosure to earn this designation.  The next renewal event will be in Q2 2015.

Picture - Current Information Renewal

Nov 17


Q3 Quarterly Report – Positive Trend

All figures in U.S. Dollars

In Q3 2014, sales increased by 11.4% over Q2 2014  from $66,643 to $74,268.

9-months YTD sales for 2014 are $206,872 compared with $211,347 9-months YTD 2013.  The minor dollar reduction between YTD 2013 and YTD 2014 arises entirely from currency fluctuation, not from a reduction in demand.  Winning Brands Canadian unit volume sales increases in Q3 were offset by an 8% average reduction in the value of the Canadian dollar (where most of the company’s sales presently occur) vs the U.S. Dollar, on a year-over-year basis,  2014 product demand year-to-date (in unit volume) was higher compared to 2013.

In the opinion of management, this positive momentum in physical product demand will continue into Q4 2014.  Customer orders already booked between October 1, 2014 and November 15, 2014 for delivery during Q4 2014 exceed U.S. $100,000, making it likely that the company will surpass its 2013 annual sales figure of $308,605.


Picture - 2014 Q Sales Trend


Bottom line results have improved as well, as operating losses continue to decline.  The net loss for the 9-months YTD 2014 of $314,766 is a reduction of more than 25% from the 2013 9-months YTD loss of $ 428,780.


Picture - 2014 Q Actual Units vs Exchange Rate Changes

The complete report is filed at 


Nov 06


Testimonial Spirit – A Special Kind of Wonderful!


We continue to be impressed by the spirit that motivates consumers who have busy lives yet still find the time to reach out to us with thanks for our lead brand:  1000+ Stain Remover, World’s Most Versatile Cleaning Solution.

The enthusiasm of the testimonial below, received yesterday, reminds us that our customers can be truly wonderful.

Perhaps it is evidence of a positive feedback loop.  We thank the associates at Home Depot Canada for being so consistently upbeat about 1000+ to their consumers.  More than 2,000 Canadians per month now purchase a bottle of 1000+ Stain Remover from Home Depot in Canada.   There are 12 times as many Home Depot stores in the United States.  It would be a significant development for Winning Brands to gain a presence on Home Depot store shelves in the USA eventually.


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Nov 04


Thank you USDA: Greenbuild Expo 2014 New Orleans

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) selected 1000+ Stain Remover, World’s Most Versatile Cleaning Solution for its BioPreferred products display at the GreenBuild Expo 2014 in New Orleans, October 22-24, 2014.  We appreciate the enthusiasm, assistance and professionalism of USDA BioPreferred Program organizers for our inclusion.

Picture - Greenbuild Expo Logo 2014


Picture - USDA and 1000+ at GreenBuild 2014 New Orleans



Nov 04


Operational Update

There have been several operational advances recently.  These include:

  • First delivery of 1000+ Stain Remover to the U.S. Navy NEXCOM division.   The shipment was re-deployed by NEXCOM to their facilities in Japan and the Mediterranean.  The purpose of the navy order was to make 1000+ available to personnel in the NEXCOM stores there or for use by personnel in an official capacity (i.e. official cleaning).   It was a small opening order, but was placed by the navy through its official channels (i.e. government purchase order).  Our plan is to establish contact with the facilities where the 1000+ actually lands to learn more about the customer experiences and build on it.
  • Replenishment orders from Australia and New Zealand.  It is terrific to see that this market continues to show interest in 1000+ Stain Remover.  Another 8,064 “handy size” bottles have been ordered for shipment asap.
  • Replenishment order for BRILLIANT Wet Cleaning Solutions.  We are pleased  to see that BRILLIANT is already moving into additional dry cleaner / wet cleaner facilities, beyond the launch partner, Georgian Bay Wet Cleaning.  The resulting distributor replenishment order is being made for our new distributor Miele Limited asap.
  • USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) honoured us by selecting 1000+  to display at its booth at the October 2014 Greenbuild Expo in New Orleans due to our BioPreferred rating for 1000+ Stain Remover
  • TrackMoist use continues.  We have been invited to the National Tractor Pull Association Show in December to increase exposure
  • The anticipated 200 store roll-out of 1000+ Stain Remover in Q1 2015 with a national home improvement retailer is still on track.  There is extensive collaboration ongoing toward this.
  • Winning Brands has been quietly testing different presentations of Blau Aire Turbo in order to establish an efficient commercialization method.  This testing is being ramped-up in the 3rd week of November with the launch of a carefully designed e-mail marketing campaign to smokers in the United States.  Results from this test will inform our next steps with the project, in terms of targeting.  In the meantime, we have been making technical adjustments to the prototypes.
  • More information about these points will be provided

Picture - Blau Aire Test Advertisement Launch Draft 2014

Oct 01


Testimonial: Blau Aire Turbo: Vehicle Use

A big thank you to persons who are kind enough to declare their satisfaction. for Product Info.

Picture - Blau Aire BMW Dealership Testimonial

Sep 26


OTC Markets – Current Information Tier

Official renewal of our Current Information Tier status has been received.  Being in this tier is not automatic.  It is subject to review and can be lost if not providing information to the Alternative Reporting Standard Guidelines.

Picture - OTC Markets Renewal of Current Information Tier

Sep 26


First MJ dispensary to participate in Blau Aire Test Marketing

It is well known now that Marijuana has been legalized at the state level  for personal recreational use in Colorado and Washington.   Confirmation has been received today from Colorado that our first dispensary partner has emerged for Blau Aire System retailing cooperation.  More details will be provided as things advance.

Sep 26


Launch of Blau Aire System for Air Sanitizing and Deodorizing


Winning Brands is proud and happy to expand its scope with the official start of our Blau Aire Project. 

News Release Link:

The Blau Aire system is not a simple air freshener.  It is a stronger treatment for settings where more is needed.   The patent pending Turbo distributes a sanitizing vapour that will be useful in many settings, not merely to deal with odours, but also to “wash the air” of some unwanted microbial content.

Just as it has taken time and effort to reach this stage, so too more time and effort will be required to realize the full potential of this new development.


Picture - Blau Aire Turbo

Sep 26


Home Depot USA Online Ordering Corrected and Operational


The online order glitch at  has been corrected and all shipping is functioning normally, including free “Ship to Store” service for customers who would rather pick up their 1000+ Stain Remover at their nearest Home Depot store instead of having it shipped to their home.


Picture - Home Depot Online Corrected

Sep 20


New Commercial Size Shipments Begin

Proud to see our new 60L size packaging for the Professional Wetcleaning sector under our new BRILLIANT brand.  These units, shown below, are part of a shipment to our distributor in this sector, Miele Limited.

Picture - Brilliant Professional Wetcleaning Liquids on Track Sep 2014

Sep 16


Home Depot Update

It has been determined that the origin of the “Out of Stock / Discontinued” mistake is that the standard UPC code of 1000+ Stain Remover as it is normally sold in the market (in single bottle units) is the one registered with the chemical compliance database, whereas the 3-Pack which Home Depot had been selling online has a unique UPC code used by HD internally.  That is the one used in the inventory management database.  Therefore, the UPC codes did not match between the two databases.

This did not arise before because HD is introducing a different chemical compliance registration process that had not affected this product previously.

The correction will take a few more days to go live.  A decision is being made by Home Depot whether to introduce the single bottle SKU online rather than the 3-pack, as a convenience to consumers.  A single bottle SKU would be beneficial for consumers and Winning Brands by making the product a much more attractive initial purchase for “first timers”.

Sep 11


Home Depot USA

There is an erroneous message at that 1000+ Stain Remover has been discontinued. The product has NOT been discontinued. In fact, Home Depot recently updated the 1000+ product page to reflect the current label design.  Sales in this  portal have grown since the product was first introduced by Home and consumer satisfaction is high. All product shipments into Home Depot and outbound to consumers have been made according to schedule.   Personnel at Home Depot are working on the correction of this error. The problem appears to be IT related.  It seems that chemical compliance data did not migrate properly between two databases, which caused an automatically generated (false) message of discontinuation in the product availability database.

Sep 01


Shareholder Photo: 1000+ Positioning


We thank the shareholder who sent this photo of our product on another store shelf  beside a well known national brand (at the Home Hardware chain).  Such good positioning is a choice that stores make based on their own assessment. Can 1000+ Stain Remover hold its own in this setting?  Shelf space is valuable.  This store says yes.  Much appreciated.   Every time stores move 1000+ to prime positioning, exposure improves.

Picture - 1000+ Stain Remover beside Shout at Retail



Aug 21


Status Update: U.S. Home Improvement Retail Chain


Recovery of Momentum for Winning Brands in U.S. Home Improvement Retail
Progress in key feature of Winning Brands business plan



One of the most important goals for the growth of Winning Brands’ 1000+ Stain Remover has been to obtain a national listing in one or both of America’s two national retail chains in the home improvement industry.   1000+™ Stain Remover, World’s Most Versatile Cleaning Solution™ was chosen for that mission because of its suitability as a universal clean-up solution for Pros and DIYers too.    After several earlier delays, new progress is being made.

1000+ had been in two key U.S. market tests which were taking longer than the company wanted.  One is a local test inside 3 Ohio Lowes stores and the other an online listing at .  Either of these two different approaches (testing in retail or testing online) has traditionally been considered to be necessary milestones on the way to a national listing.  Since both of these chains have approximately 2,000 stores coast-to-coast (1,750 & 2,200 respectively), having a presence in either one is significant for the success of a consumer product brand.  These are the world’s two largest home improvement retailers.  They see millions of consumers per week, each.

In the case of 1000+, consumer reaction to the product has been under evaluation by the retailers. Do consumers like 1000+?  What feedback do the retailers receive?  How do the two organizations rate Winning Brands as a company to do business with?  Is sales turnover of 1000+ Stain Remover in these two platforms adequate to justify expanded presence and eventually a national listing?  Such are the questions that the retailers have been assessing.

Of frustration to Winning Brands’ stakeholders has been that earlier indications were received from these test partners of likely advancement, but delays occurred several times for various reasons.  Therefore, from the point of view of Winning Brands stakeholders, the impression emerged that these projects would never advance.  The delays undermined the plausibility of 1000+ attaining a national brand stature, and by extension, undermined the prospects for Winning Brands ever reaching the highest level of consumer product success.  Although it is widely known that Winning Brands products are good, the difficulty in breaking through to the national banner distribution, reaching consumers in some of the busiest big-box stores in America, had cast doubt on Winning Brands prospects in the eyes of many.

Winning Brands has now received formal confirmation that one of these banners is ready for the next level of engagement with the company, by putting the 1000+ Stain Remover into approximately of 200 of its stores in Q1 2015.

Winning Brands has exercised great caution in evaluating this development.  Previous delays by retailers to take us to the next level, despite their stated intentions, have made us wary.  This time, however, the granular level of detail in preparations indicates that the associated work is already occurring internally on the other side.  Firstly, the decision results from a formal review conducted over the past several months.  It has the necessary backing of all affected levels of authorized personnel.  Collaborative selection of stores by both parties is now underway.  This even includes the allocation of specific space within the planogram of the stores where the product will be placed.  Specific logistics procedures are being agreed, and so on.

Winning Brands will provide further description of this development in its Q3 report and the subsequent 2014 Annual Report.  It is anticipated that this new program should be in place at the time of the issuance of the 2014 Annual Report and will be commented on therein as a subsequent event.

Our operational ties to one or both of the largest home improvement retailers in the world is perhaps the most important leading indicator as to whether Winning Brands can move up and attain unquestioned success in the U.S.  That is why this new progress is so important. We are grateful to the team who helped bring the project into an implementation phase.

It is a fine thing to see and hear the good expectations that our retailer partners now have for our potential together.  Our relationship with both of these banners’ Canadian stores, where their first listings of 1000+ Stain Remover occurred, has been positive.

While I continue to advise caution, and always will advise caution, it is encouraging to see that several earlier brand development initiatives are showing new life, including this very significant project.  It increases the likelihood that Winning Brands will achieve the critical mass needed to become profitable and to address its (many) opportunities effectively.

Aug 19


Winning Brands Welcomes Ohio’s New Vienna Motorsports Park

A rush order of TrackMoist to Ohio’s New Vienna Motorsports Park begins this facility’s implementation of TrackMoist soil conditioning.  We welcome them to the community of clients for TrackMoist from Winning Brands.

Picture - New Vienna 2 Picture - New Vienna Motorsports Park

Aug 19


Hard Work, Good Work


Winning Brands has entered into distribution of the BRILLIANT Wetcleaning line in Canada with Miele, as per the following release, and comments from Miele:  LINK 

The BRILLIANT Wetcleaning product line will be on display in the showroom of the Professional Division at Miele’s national head office  in Toronto, shown below.  The building is a well known fixture in the heart of the city.

Miele Limited will carry BRILLIANT inventory in their warehouses and will deploy its sales and service personnel to achieve recognition of the BRILLIANT brand as a feature of a complete professional wet cleaning system.  Miele Limited does not carry competing wetcleaning products.

These arrangements are intended to provide Miele professional customers with total accountability for the performance of Miele’s WetCare equipment.  Wet Cleaners who are using other brands of equipment will also have access to BRILLIANT Wetcleaning solutions, through Miele or an Authorized Dealer.  BRILLIANT Wetcleaning solutions can be used in Miele’s WetCare units and other professional wet cleaning equipment.

Many talented and hardworking people have contributed to the successful pilot project for BRILLIANT Wetcleaning solutions;  R&D, technical, operational and customer service.   The majority of dry cleaners in North America are examining their options for the next generation of their equipment.   The collaboration of Miele Limited and other Miele offices internationally is a good basis for continuing team building for the BRILLIANT brand over the long run and deepening expertise for all parties concerned.  Winning Brands respects and appreciates its role in this endeavor and is proud of its accomplishments too.


Picture - Miele Headquarters

Aug 17


Q2 Report – Continuing Improvement Over 2013

The Q2 2014 Report has been filed to

The results for the first 6 months of 2014 show continuing improvement over the corresponding period in 2013, both in terms of increased sales and decreased operating loss on a year-to-date basis.

Furthermore, Q3 2014 sales will be higher than Q2 2014.  This is because orders received between July 1 – August 15, 2014, i.e. orders already scheduled for delivery during Q3, exceed the sales figure for all of Q2 2014.

A chart showing key year-to-date figures in 2014 vs 2013 is below.

Picture - 2014 YTD Sales and Operating Loss

Aug 10


Shareholder Question: News Wire Service


Hi, Why isn’t your news showing up on I’ve notified investorshub but no response yet. Please look into this. Thanks.


We have been informed by our newswire service, Globe Newswire,  that Investors Hub has started charging newswire services to receive  and show newsfeed to Investors Hub readers.  Not all newswire services have agreed to this. Apparently, negotiations are ongoing.  In the meantime, this issue has affected others and has created inconsistent posting of newsfeed.   We are not privy to the discussions or the perspectives of the negotiating parties. Globe Newswire, a NASDAQ OMX company, is one of the largest newswire distribution networks in the world.

Aug 08


Share Structure Update – August 8, 2014

Picture - Shares August 8 2014

  • Of the issued shares, the free-trading/float figure is 433,187,222.
  • Since the end of Q1, March 31st, the number of shares issued is 376,882,787
  • Since the end of Q1, March 31st, WNBD trading volume on OTC Markets is 807,002,368
  • The number of trades in this period is 1,113
  • The dollar value of trades for this period is $ 378,285
  • The trading figures are from OTC Markets records

Aug 07


Background: BRILLIANT Professional Laundry Solutions

Further background to the news release: 

For shareholders who are familiar with Winning Brands’ past activities in the field of professional wetcleaning for garments, the following recap of key points will place the developments described in the news release into context.

  • The proposed use of water + specialized cleaning agents instead of traditional dry cleaning solvents was relatively new when we first became involved.  It was controversial because non-water-based solvents have been been used for decades in dry cleaning.  They work well, but are hazardous.  Government concerns have been growing about the health & safety impact, and environmental impact.  Dry cleaning solvents are the source of the familiar “dry cleaning smell” we all familiar with.  Studies have shown that these solvents even go home with the garments and accumulate in the closet.  Accordingly, there were powerful vested interests who opposed advances in alternatives.  Their strategy was to deny the harm and to modify equipment to use less of the undesirable solvents, re-use solvent through filters, etc.  The atmosphere was similar to the emergence of concern about the health effects of smoking.
  • Our progress in the early days was hampered by countervailing publicity of the traditional industry suppliers who opposed phase-out legislation and claimed that professional wet cleaning is not a viable alternative because it could (supposedly) only deal with a small percentage of “Dry Clean Only” garments.  Also, our progress was tied to the activities of our first distributor, who had world exclusive distribution rights for our professional wet cleaning solutions.  That distributor turns out not to have been able to follow-through as Winning Brands would have liked with opportunities, for a number of practical reasons that were not apparent initially.  For this reason, our early ambition in the sector was constrained by contractual/relational factors.
  • The retirement of that original distributorship has been completed.  This enables Winning Brands to move forward with business development in this sector that no longer requires as much 3rd party consent.  It still involves collaboration, new distribution and operating partnerships – however the operating relationships will be with parties who are a better fit in their ambition and capacity to grow the business of professional wetcleaning.
  • During this time, we have been continuously updating/refining our product.
  • A pilot project location was identified wherein the new elements could be deployed, technically and in relationships.  We are proud of the technical accomplishment of providing 3 months of substitution of cleaning agents in this busy facility and also proud of the constructive working relationships that were involved.  The purpose of the new name is to clearly represent the next phase of our work in this sector by being clear about the independence of this brand from previous constraints – and to reflect the broadening scope of the professional laundry solutions line.  The “OPL” (On Premise Laundry) aspect of the BRILLIANT Professional Laundry Solutions line will be discussed more in the future.
  • In summary:  What had become a terrific project being blocked by a bottleneck in marketing and distribution is being revitalized with a combination of technical advancement, new operational arrangements, and more ambitious outreach to the sector with higher profile associates in the industry.  Every field has competition, including the search for alternative chemistry to traditional dry cleaning.  What we have in our favour is that governments and environmental advocates consider professional wet cleaning to be the most desirable solution in terms of simplicity, impact and cost.  Winning Brands goal is to earn more placements for its BRILLIANT professional wet cleaning solutions and to become a respected and successful brand amongst its peers in this field.  Accomplishing this would a positive contribution to the community and has significant business potential for Winning Brands. 

Aug 04


“Put me down as a satisfied customer!” TrackMoist Testimonial

We thank Talladega Short Track in Alabama for their rush order of TrackMoist today.  ”Put me down as a satisfied customer for TrackMoist.  This is as good or better than anything we have used, and we have been at this for 38 years.  We’ve got that Alabama red clay and this stuff works real good”.  That is the voice of experience.  We really appreciate the initiative of Talladega Short Track calling us with this testimonial.  Talladega Short Track is located across the highway from the Talladega Municipal Airport and Talladega Speedway.

Picture - Talladega Short Track Picture - Talladega Short Track Location


Picture - TrackMoist Website Page Extract


Jul 15


Federated Co-operatives Listing

Winning Brands is delighted that its lead product, 1000+ Stain Remover, World’s Most Versatile Cleaning Solution, will be available to over 200 co-operatives effective immediately following the listing of the product by the umbrella organization Federated Co-operatives.  For shareholders not familiar with co-ops, they are stores owned by their own customers, in order to benefit from group buying power and to pass on savings.  The co-ops under the Federated umbrella have approximately 1.6 Million members.  Winning Brands will find ways to increase awareness of 1000+ amongst this member population over time.  We appreciate the opportunity to work with Federated, whose associated stores reach over 500 communities.

Picture - Federated Co-op Exterior Picture - Federated Co-op Interior Picture - Federated Co-op Team

Jun 18


TrackMoist: First Enquiry from Dubai

Thank you, Mr. A. for your TrackMoist enquiry today from Dubai, United Arab Emirates.  Interesting.  Testing will be necessary.  We appreciate the opportunity.

Picture - Dubai - Re TrackMoist Enquiry


Jun 18


Well Done ROMA Company! New European Retail Outlet for 1000+ Stain Remover


We thank our distributor in Serbia, ROMA Company, for letting us know today that the floor coverings retailer, GALERIJA PODOVA, will start carrying 1000+ Stain Remover in their Serbian store locations.  The news came as ROMA was discussing their replenishment order – the first one to them that will have the bright new package treatment recently introduced in North America.

The ROMA website link is here:

The Galerija Podova website link is here:

A Galerija Podova commercial is here: (Video Link):


Picture - Galerija Europe Picture - Galerija Locations Picture - Galerija Podova Video Screen ShotPicture - ROMA Website

Jun 18


Thank you, Home Hardware


We are pleased that 1000+ Stain Remover been selected for inclusion in the 2014 Home Hardware Professional Supply Catalogue.  Pictures of the cover and interior layout are shown below.


Picture - Home Hardware Professional Supply CoverPicture - Home Hardware Professional Interior

Jun 14


Shelf Cards Approved for Retail


1000+ Stain Remover Shelf cards like the one shown below are being introduced to participating retail chains.  They provide additional information for consumers who are making their purchase decision at the shelf.  The Shelf Card provides Before/After photos of a variety of situations, lists and contact resources.  The Shelf Card also ensures that 1000+ has a presence on the shelf if the product is sold out.  They are printed with special protective coating to remain resilient and clean.


Picture - Shelf Card Side A Picture - Shelf Card Side B


Jun 13


TrackMoist Passes Application Technology Test

We were pleased to receive video confirmation today that TrackMoist is responding well to the “misting dispersal” technique, in testing with additional partners.   To help shareholders picture this in action, a photo is shown below.  More about this in due course.

Picture - TrackMoist Air Mister

Jun 08


1000+ Stain Remover at Global Petroleum Show

1000+ Stain Remover, World’s Most Versatile Cleaning Solution will be at the 2014 Global Petroleum Show in Calgary next week to exhibit.  It is the first time for the brand to exhibit in this sector.  1000+ can clean-up a great deal in facilities of various types in the sector, on work clothing and equipment in the industry.  More to come about the Global Petroleum Show..

Picture - GPS Home PageThe picture below is of a hard working section of a commercial garage floor with the left section in its original state. The patch on the right was treated with 1000+ Stain Remover:

Picture - Vehicle Maintenance Facility Garage Floor Before-AfterIndustrial Equipment Maintenance:  BEFORE and AFTER video clips: Click on Each

Click: Compressor – BEFORE                Click: Compressor – AFTER

 Picture - Compressor BeforePicture - Compressor After

Global Petroleum Show Website:



Jun 03


TrackMoist at X Games Austin Texas June 2014

Picture - X Games Venue

We thank the people who made it possible for TrackMoist to join the action at the 2014 Summer X Games in Austin, Texas with testing of TrackMoist from Winning Brands.  Preparations are underway right now for soil conditioning tests with TrackMoist.  Dirt surfaces will be used in events such as Moto X, Super Trucks and BMX Dirt.  20 hours of live programming on ESPN, ABC Television and associated digital platforms expands the reach of this annual extreme sports celebration to a broad audience in the USA and beyond.

Resource Links:

Photo: Preparations at Circuit of the Americas, Texas

Picture - TrackMoist Package 2014Picture - X Games Austin Preparation Photo

Jun 03


Thank you Clockwork Racing Engines – TrackMoist Heading West

Winnipeg’s Clockwork Racing Engines is starting trials with TrackMoist from Winning Brands as soon as they can get it.  Thank you, Clockwork Racing Engines, for caring about having the best soil entertainment surface for your customers.

Picture - Clockwork Racing Engines

May 29


Testimonial: 1000+ Stain Remover at Car Wash and Auto Detailing Facility


Picture - Stouffville Car Wash Logo

It was a pleasure to hear from Stouffville Auto Wash and Detailing Centre today about their use of 1000+ Stain Remover in their detailing operations.  They contacted us to acquire more product.  The reason that they wanted the 20 Liter size (5 Gallon) instead of the convention commercial 1 Gallon size is that they have created a customized station for pumping 1000+  into spray bottles to mix with water as required for different uses.  The operator considers this now a standard part of his operation for best results on the vehicles that he processes.  We thank this customer for this special initiative and product friendship.


Picture - Stouffville Car Wash and Detailing Centre


May 21


Testimonials: TrackMoist


We very much appreciate the initiative of enthusiasts in various sports fields sharing their positive experiences with TrackMoist from Winning Brands. The example below from Monday May 19th reflects the general tone of people who have first-hand experience with the contribution of TrackMoist to a good event.


Picture - TrackMoist Testimonial RC Circuit

May 21


Thank you to a Shareholder…. Photo from Retail Location


Nice picture received from a shareholder in Canada today showing the new format 1000+ Stain Remover bottle on the shelf at Canadian Tire.  It is noteworthy that this store location values 1000+ Stain Remover enough to have attached merchandising material to the shelving unit in order to help shoppers discover more about what 1000+ can do for them.


Picture - 1000+ at Canadian Tire



May 21


TrackMoist Reorders: Good to See

Our early group of testers and new customers in the first half of 2014 are reporting positive experiences, resulting in reorders and additional production.  This is our standard TrackMoist case-pack configuration from a May 2014 production batch.

Picture - TrackMoist Reorders

May 20


Quarterly Report Share Count Confirmation

Attached is confirmation of the Q1 sharecount, as per filed report.

Picture - Share Count Mar 31 14

May 20


Q1 2014 Report

The Q1 2014 Report has been filed with  The chart below shows the two key operating metrics.  Q1 2014 represents an improvement over 2013 in terms of both a sales increase and a lower operating deficit.

Picture - Q1 2014 Results

May 18


Snapshot by a neighbour at Do it Best Spring Market 2014

Thanks to our neighbour Doug, for coming over and offering to take a quick picture to say hello to associates and stakeholders from the floor of the 2014 Do it Best Spring Market. Friendships amongst fellow exibitors are quick to develop.Picture - Photo by Doug

May 18


Heading to Trinidad & Tobago? You will now find 1000+ Stain Remover here


Who knows which hotels, boaters, contractors or everyday consumers will discover 1000+ Stain Remover, now that the first store in Trinidad & Tobago will be introducing the product to this Caribbean nation.  Welcome aboard Almandoz Hardware!


Picture - Trinidad Retailer



May 18


First retailer in Indonesia for 1000+ Stain Remover – Welcome!


Indonesia’s capital city of Jakarta will now have its first retailer of 1000+ Stain Remover – Pongs Do it Best.   It is an honour to begin our first relationship with this market.  Indonesia has a population over 246 Million, which is close to the United States, making it the 4th most populous nation in the world.


Picture - Pongs Do it Best

May 18


Of service at the show…1000+ Stain Remover


We were pleased to be of service when asked by the host organization to remove stains as they arose.  In this case, dried spaghetti sauce from organizer shirt sleeve.  Nobody likes stains – and they keep coming through normal living.  That’s why 1000+ Stain Remover, World’s Most Versatile Cleaning Solution has so much to give, here and everywhere.


Picture - DIB Sleeve Composite

May 17


1000+ Stain Remover Welcomes Benson Hardware in Guam


We are pleased that Benson Hardware in Guam will now start carrying 1000+ Stain Remover, World’s Most Versatile Cleaning Solution.




May 17


Face-to-Face with Winning Brands Customers: Retailer Testimonial Video

I often emphasize the importance of putting oneself at the front line, meeting our retailers in person, as a reality check.

At the Do it Best Spring Market the key is to speak with stores who already carry the product and ask them the most important question: “How is 1000+ doing for you?”

Phil Meyer, of the family-owned Meyer’s Lumber in Kentucky took a minute to share his experience.  Although each store encounter is unique, there is a common theme that is positive.  Phil Meyer’s comments are representative of the store owners who already carry 1000+ Stain Remover.  They are gradually getting to know it, bit by bit.  The breakthrough comes when they choose to start using it themselves as a “reach for it first” solution when messes happen.

Winning Brands’ goal is to increase awareness amongst stores and consumers so that these experiences will be typical coast-to-coast and 1000+ will become a consumer product favourite.  Thank’s Phil Meyer, one of tens of thousands of hardware store owners who are proud when they can provide their consumers with something that they believe in themselves.


Video LinkDo it Best Spring Market Testimonial May 17 14 Picture - Phil Meyer of Meyers Lumber


May 17


Update: Current Information Tier

Picture - OTC Current May 16 14

May 16


Hello Indiana! Do it Best Spring Market

Set-up today for the Do it Best Spring Market in Indianapolis at the Indiana Convention Center.  It’s always informative to meet in person the store associates who sell 1000+ Stain Remover to consumers.  First day of meetings tomorrow….

Picture - DIB Spring Ext

Picture - DIB Spring Int Pro

Picture - DIB Spring Int Prod

Picture - DIB Spring Int Demo


May 14


An honour to get started at Fast Lane Raceway

More Radio Control action. TrackMoist from Winning Brands is pleased to be given the opportunity to begin work at Fast Lane Raceway in Blue Springs, Missouri.  Trials begin by the end of May for the big race coming up.

Video link here:

Picture - Fast Lane Raceway

Picture - Fast Lane Raceway Outdoor

May 12


Annual Report Filing Completed

To supplement the filing of the Annual Report itself that was made on March 31st, 2014, an Attorney Opinion Letter has now been filed with OTC Markets as well confirming the sufficiency and compliance of the filing with the Alternative Reporting Guidelines of OTC Markets.  Accordingly, the OTC Markets Current Information Tier will be granted again soon.

May 10


Thank you Utica Rome Speedway

It is a pleasure to have Utica Rome Speedway join the community of facilities using TrackMoist from Winning Brands to condition their track.  Uttica Rome Speedway is a happening place, or as Uttica puts it, ‘The Action Track of the East”.  Website Link:

Picture - Utica Rome Speedway

Picture - TrackMoist Package 2014

May 09


Nice Addition to the Family as 1000+ Viet Nam Packaging is Completed


We are looking forward to positive experiences and new product friendships in Viet Nam as an entry point for South East Asia. The special business model designed for this initiative is described in the Winning Brands News Release of May 8, 2014.   The Viet Nam packaging for 1000+ Stain Remover, World’s Most Versatile Cleaning Solution is shown below.  


Picture - 1000+ Viet Nam

May 05


Canadian Tire: More In-store Events Allowed for 1000+ Stain Remover


Yesterday’s in-store merchandising event for 1000+ at a location of Canadian Tire included positive feedback about 1000+ from customers and staff alike.  The “Ladies Night” format of this event generated a nice atmosphere and provided an opportunity to share experiences.  1000+ Stain Remover gift baskets are always popular.  Some consumers are discovering 1000+ for the first time because certain stores are upgrading shelf positioning of 1000+ , putting us beside national brands.  Some shoppers will pick us up instead of the national brand to “check us out” and experiment.  Some will like what they find and a new customer is born.  Quality of placement matters.   Examples of shelf presence beside national brands is shown below (taken recently at a different stores).



Picture - Canadian Tire Gift Basket


Picture - Canadian Tire Store


Picture - 1000+ Beside National Brands B


Picture - 1000+ Beside National Brands


May 05


Results In: TrackMoist Approved

Fans of the Radio Control Racing hobby know that the Thornhill Racing Circuit near Austin, Texas is awesome.  It is the largest 1/8 scale off-road track in the United States.  The results of recent testing with TrackMoist were awesome too.  Accordingly, TrackMoist from Winning Brands is being introduced to groom the track.  Thank you, Thornhill, for your leadership in this sector. Video of the facility is here:  The Facebook link is here:

Picture - Thornhill Racing Circuit


May 02


Annual Report Attorney Opinion Letter Completion Next Week

The Attorney Opinion Letter which will complete the 2013 annual filing will be uploaded next week, at which time the Winning Brands Current Information Tier will be renewed.  This should have been completed by May 1st.  It was delayed for practical reasons unrelated to the report itself.

Apr 25


1000+ Stain Remover Comes Through for Store


A Lowe’s store in Canada invited us to meet their contractors this week.  In the hospitality area outside the store, a BBQ was being held for the contractors.  A blotch of red graffiti in the BBQ area (on the building exterior) was unsightly.  Our representative took the initiative to get rid of it in front of the assembled group.  The pictures below show the removal of the paint.  It was a nice moment for 1000+  and fun to be of service.  It was a real-world example that the contractors could relate to.  Thank you Lowe’s for your invitation this week.


Picture - 1000+ at Lowe's Commercial Event - Apr 23 14


Picture - Lowe's Apr 23 14 Before

Picture - Lowe's Apr 23 14 During


Picture - Lowe's Apr 23 14 After






Apr 24


Lots of New TrackMoist Action This Weekend


Additions to the TrackMoist community.  Better facilities are on the lookout for ways to improve the contestant and spectator experience.  This weekend, we welcome several new facilities and events to the TrackMoist experience, from Winning Brands.  These facilities will be testing and introducing TrackMoist to their operations for the first time.  We respect their forward thinking and thank them for letting us begin our service to them.


Picture - TrackMoist FedEx



Picture - TrackMoist New Apr 24 14 A


Picture - TrackMoist New Apr 24 14 B

Illinois: Picture - TrackMoist New Apr 24 14 C

Texas: Picture - TrackMoist New Apr 24 14 D


Picture - TrackMoist New Apr 24 14 E





Apr 18


1st Shipment of New Label Format in 4oz/125 mL


The new look treatment of 1000+ Stain Remover as been well received for the regular sized bottles, so the new format has been carried over to the 4oz “Handy Size” (125 mL), with the first shipment out from the warehouse yesterday.  It’s going to Lancaster Distribution in the USA.  The Handy Size bottle benefits enormously from the bolder product name.  It is easier to read from a distance, is simpler yet interesting, and now ties into the companion regular size for the first time.  The Handy Size is usually displayed in stores in 12-pack merchandising cartons as an impulse item. The new look and former look are both shown below.


New Handy Size Label Treatment:

Picture - 1000+ New Small 6

Former Handy Size Treatment:

Picture - 1000+ Old Small

Apr 15


1000+ Stain Remover Re-orders: The Philippines


Thank you Handyman Home Center in The Philippines for your 3rd order of 1000+ Stain Remover, World’s Most Versatile Cleaning Solution, received today.  There are nice people everywhere who enjoy convenient multi-purpose clean-ups to keep things in good shape.  We are pleased that this well-known retailer in The Philippines is helping Winning Brands make new product friends locally.  The population of The Philippines has increased from approximately 26 million in 1960 to almost 100 million today.  The 1000+ Stain Remover brand is well suited to become known and appreciated worldwide.


Picture - Handyman Home Center Philippines

Apr 11


Winning Brands Welcomes Magnolia Motor Speedway to the TrackMoist Community


If you are around Columbus, Mississippi starting Saturday April 19th, then you’ll be at the latest place where TrackMoist Soil Conditioner and Dust Suppressant is going into service.  We welcome Magnolia Motor Speedway to the community of TrackMoist customers.  For your interest, a video link is included below the photograph.


Picture - Magnolia Motor Speedway


Cotton Pickn’ 100 at Magnolia Motorspeedway on YouTube:



Apr 11


Third time is a charm! Replenishment shipment of 1000+ arrives in U.K.

It’s great to receive confirmation that our third commercial shipment of over one thousand bottles of 1000+ Stain Remover arrived in the U.K. this week.

A first order might be considered an experiment.  The second order a lucky break.  Third time is a charm because it shows that consumers in England who have discovered our product are responding positively to 1000+ Stain Remover, World’s Most Versatile Cleaning Solution.

Thank you Repair Products of London!

Picture - UK Flag

Apr 10


Do it Best Spring Market – Back by Invitation

Winning Brands has been invited to participate in the 2014 Do it Best Spring Market to be held at the Indianapolis Convention Center mid-May.  Attendance by vendors is through selection of the Do it Best merchandising team.  Participating is a priviledge, not a right.  We will be able to showcase Winning Brands’ bright new label treatment and our new point-of-purchase merchandising units.  It is an opportunity to exceed the current count of almost 1,000 stores who have placed an initial order.  Boosting awareness amongst those who have not yet placed their opening orders, but are attending the Spring Market, could do this.  We have excellent growth potential with this partner because of the number of stores in the Do it Best system.  Do it Best is a member-owned co-operative serviing over 3,000 independent hardware retailers across America, plus additional affiliated stores interntionally who draw from Do it Best through freight fowarders in Miami and Los Angeles. Meeting existing Do it Best customer stores in person will deepen ties that are already in place.  It is always a joy to meet existing satisfied customers.  It is Winning Brands’ business plan that its lead product, 1000+ Stain Remover, World’s Most Versatile Cleaning Solution, becomes a commonly listed item in the 40,000 store North American hardware store lanscape so that it can be found by consumers almost anywhere.


Picture - Do it Best Spring Market

Apr 04


TrackMoist in Las Vegas this Weekend – Academy of Country Music Experience

Amongst the many family oriented events at the ACM Experience in Las Vegas this weekend is bull-riding at the new shopping area called the Linq April 5 – 7 (by Harrah’s). Our TrackMoist soil conditioning and dust suppressant is already being used and generating interest amongst event managers.  If  a TrackMoist event photo from the scene becomes available, it will be added here.  In the meantime, some event info below:

Picture - TrackMoist ACM ExperiencePicture - TrackMoist ACM

Apr 04


Testimonial for 1000+ Stain Remover

I ocassionally share testimonials here when they make an interesting point.  The testimonial below, received yesterday, is striking for its sheer enthusiasm.  One of the joys in providing a consumer product is to experience our customers’ satisfaction.  For all the business concern that one might have that cleaning products is a competitive arena (what isn’t?), this correspondent’s enthusiasm proves that there are all kinds of new customer friends out there waiting to be discovered.  The background to this testimonial is that the correspondent had asked about additional locations where she could purchase 1000+ because she was down to the last bit of her current bottle.  We are grateful for the spirit and iniiative that is behind such unsolicited correspondence from customers.

…Thank you very much for the information.  The minute I received your e-mail I took off to Home Depot.  Two new bottles are now on my shelves! And because I was so excited to find it, and wouldn’t shut up about how great it is, the cashier is going to give it a try as well. The product was easily found on the shelves in the paint department at Home Depot. Well, I’m off to do the ubiquitous load of laundry. Thanks again, Sincerely, R.A.

Apr 02


Professional Garment Care Sector – Winning Brands More Active

Winning Brands is preparing  to relaunch professional wetcleaning solutions into the dry cleaning sector in 2014.

We had been confined in implementing our business plan for this sector for several years because of contract arrangements.  They limited our role to manufacturing our Smart brand on an exclusive basis, rather than being able to to market our brand independently.  These constraints have expired.  Winning Brands can now apply its own initiatives to attain a larger footprint in this sector.

Today,  details of a pilot project were reviewed with a chain of professional cleaners converting from dry cleaning to wetcleaning.  The goal of the pilot project is to earn approval of Winning Brands’ products as the official wetcleaning cleaning agents for the garments here.  Our new brand name for this sector, BRILLIANT Professional Wetcleaning Solutions, is being introduced at this pilot project as well.  The pilot project reflects a new phase of our technical accomplishment for this sector.  That is because the BRILLIANT brand has advanced relative to our earlier wetcleaning products known as Smart.

The photos below show professional wetcleaning equipment with specialized internal chambers that combine water and cleaning agents in a unique way to permit processing of  ”Dry Clean Only” articles without the use of Perchloroethylene.  Perc is a controversial conventional solvent that is declining in use for environmental reasons.

Winning Brands is being welcomed into new relationships and opportunities because of Winning Brands’ technical performance and ability to collaborate effectively.  It was a pleasure to review the pilot project plans today with our prospective customer!

A news release will be issued if this location makes its launch  with Winning Brands official.


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Apr 01


TrackMoist Welcomes Westbrook Hunt Club Equestrian Facility

We welcome the Westbrook Hunt Club in Connecticut to the community of customers of TrackMoist soil conditioning and dust suppression solution.  There are many equestrian facilities in this category across America and beyond.  We are pleased to be of service here and look forward to earning more product friendships within this sector for TrackMoist from Winning Brands.

Picture - TrackMoist Westbrook Hunt Club

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Mar 31


Annual Report 2013

Shareholders are invited to review the 2013 Annual Report at in the filings section.

The graph below illustrates a 5-year history of two key metrics of operating results, sales and profit/loss trend.  SALES: Management considers the 2013 sales reduction to be due to exceptional circumstances, as recovery is already occurring in Q1 2014, compared with 2013.  Initiatives described in the Annual Report are intended to help the 2014 recovery keep its momentum. Speed of completed deliveries and sales activity generally in Q1 is improved over 2013.  PROFIT/LOSS: Operating losses have been reduced every year during the past 5 years.  As a result, the company’s break-even point has been reduced substantially.  This increases the feasibility of attaining profitable operation.

We thank the many shareholders who have expressed their appreciation of the CEO Weblog as a direct form of communication.  Your correspondence is always welcome and will be responded to.


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