It's in the Bag: IndieBound Merchandise Bags, Shopping Bags & Reusable Totes

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W.G. Ellerkamp offers ABA members IndieBound paper merchandise and shopping bags, reusable totes, and a variety of giftwrap designs.

The prices on Natural Kraft recycled shopping bags -- both stock IndieBound designs and personalized bags -- have been lowered by 13 to 14 percent for all of 2009. Stock "Cafe" shopping bags (10" x 5" x 10") are now $88 per case of 250, and "Indie" handled shopping bags (13" x 7" x 13") are $98 per case. Personalized "Cafe" shopping bags are $105 per case, and personalized "Indie" bags are $115 per case. (Order minimums and a one-time plate charge apply to personalized bags.)

Ellerkamp also offers flat merchandise bags in two sizes -- 8-1/2" x 11" (1000 per case at $56) and 12" x 15" (1000 per case at $89.75).

Popular giftwrap designs, which are viewable in PDF format on, come in 18" x 417' and 24" x 417' rolls. Prices vary according to design.

Orders for all Ellerkamp products may be placed via an online order form or downloadable PDF on Questions and orders can also be addressed to or by calling (800) 805-0012 or by fax to (603) 924-0044.

ChicoBag Company, the creator of unique, reusable, brightly colored bags that compact easily into an attached pouch, has extended special volume discount pricing on custom bags for ABA members until March 31, 2009.

ChicoBags in two varieties -- "The ChicoBag Original," which carries up to 25 lbs., and "The ChicoBag Vita," which carries up to 40 lbs. -- are great for resale and for promotional giveaways.

The minimum order for co-branded bags is 500. The discounted price for a ChicoBag Original with an IndieBound logo starts at $2.95 per bag; pricing varies depending on the bag style, number of ink colors, etc.

Questions and orders may be directed to ChicoBag Company's Chrystal Tunnell at (530) 342-4426, ext. 235 or or via an electronic form on