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Alan Domb T.

Vice President, Marketing

Signature Towels Inc

HQ Phone: (647) 872-1542

Signature Towels Inc

4 Fraserwood Ave. #1

Toronto, Ontario M6B 2N4

Canada

Company Description

SignatureTowels.com is an online company that sells personalized high quality embroidered towels and gift packages. Each personalized item is carefully selected and embroidered with our state-of-the-art embroidery machinery. We take pride in our passion f ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Executive Director
Kehillat Shaarei Torah

Marketing Manager
Jewish Foundation of Greater Toronto

Marketing Manager
UJA Federation

Vice President Operations
KinderFun Canada Inc. Business Manager / Director

Web References (16 Total References)


Signature Towels in the News

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Rachael Kupfer and Alan Domb founded SignatureTowels.com Corp. last spring to fill what they saw as a gap in the market for interesting monogrammed towels and novelty gift items.

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"A customer chooses on the Internet the colour of towel they'd like, whether they want a single towel or a set, then the font and colour of thread they want," says Domb.
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"You design the image on the computer and transfer it either by cable or by disc to the embroidering machine," says Domb.
Kupfer and Domb spent months researching towels and towel production, going everywhere from department stores to gift shows. 'We wanted to target gift-givers and to offer them an alternative to the impersonal products that are often all you find on the Web," says Kupfer.
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"We discovered that all the Canadian manufacturers were pretty much bought out and closed down by American manufacturers - except for one, Cambridge Towels in Cambridge," says Domb.
Although Cambridge had done almost all its business with department stores and at first was reluctant to deal with a small company, Domb and Kupfer argued that the Internet gave businesses of any size a huge base of potential customers.
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"A lot of embroiderers have older machinery and are stuck with three or four archaic fonts," says Domb. A list of fonts on the wall shows examples of such exotica as KR Flower Power, Curlz and Jokerman, as well as traditional fonts used for special occasions like weddings and anniversaries.
The Web-based nature of the business is ideally flexible for Kupfer whO has a hearing impairment and Domb, who is a new father.
The company's novelty items, such as hooded baby towels, robes and spa wraps, are manufactured overseas, but Domb and Kupfer plan eventually have the entire line made in Canada. New products include a beach or pool lounge chair cover and towel tote bag.
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Teaming up with a PR graduate, Alan Domb, she built a Toronto-based website called SignatureTowels.com through which she could sell personalized towels, robes, wraps and other products. custom-embroidered to suit each customer. People can choose from 20 differe nt styles of lettering, from wacky to elegant, as well as the product and thread colour. Because it's a web-based business, much of the necess ary communication can be done by e-mail or fax. Domb takes care of any necessary phone calls. Technology.
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Rachel Kupfer and Alan Domb are the creative founders of SignatureTowels.com, which has elevated the common towel to a luxury gift item.
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Once back in Canada, Kupfer teamed up with communications specialist Alan Domb to offer the largest choice of decorati ng options for towels and such online.
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There are so many variables that can affect the quality of embroidering on this fabr ic that we consider it a skilled art," states Domb.


Press Releases - SignatureTowels.com

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"We've been getting a lot of orders from yacht owners who are looking for luxurious ways to personalize their boats," says Alan Domb, Vice President of Signature Towels.com Corp.

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"We often recommend the cream towel/gold font combination for yachters who want to leave a luxurious impression," said Domb.
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"We have definitely seen a difference in the shopping habits of our Canadian and American customers," said Alan Domb, Vice President of SignatureTowels.com Corp.
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According to Domb, the difference between Canadian and American online shopping habits is ingrained in the culture of the two countries."Americans have longstanding tradition of buying from catalogues," he said.
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Domb said he is not surprised.
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"This is good news for the future," said Domb.
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Starting from a small room in her basement piled high with towels and with six skids of inventory in the garage, Kupfer and her partner, Alan Domb, now sell across Canada and the U.S. "We thought we'd just be getting orders from the Canadian market," said Domb, a 28 year-old communications specialist.
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"After discussing the concept with Alan, we decided to go online with Signature Towels."
Launched in April of this year, the Toronto-based company now offers close to 20 varied products in 14 colours, ranging from bath- and hand-towels, to hooded baby-towels, spa-wraps and bathrobes.All can be personalized, with a choice of over 20 different fonts from the classic and elegant, to the wacky and way-out.
"We originally thought our customer-base would be women," said Domb.
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Alan Domb and Rochel Kupfer took the trend towards personalized items even further by founding SignatureTowels.com earlier this year.The company wanted to provide an alternative to the often-sterile gifts that are available over the web by offering unique monogrammed towels and towel products.Starting from a tiny room piled high with towels in Kupfer's basement and six skids of inventory in the garage, they now sell across North America."About 60% of our business comes from the States," said Domb.
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"Though we first assumed that our target audience would be women, we've found that shoppers are pretty evenly split," said Domb.


"We've been getting a lot of ...

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"We've been getting a lot of interest from boaters who are looking for ways to personalize their boats," says Alan Domb, Vice President of Signature Towels.com Corp.

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"We often recommend the cream towel/gold font combination for boaters who want to leave a luxurious impression," said Domb.


"We have definitely seen a difference ...

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"We have definitely seen a difference in the shopping habits of our Canadian and American customers," said Alan Domb, Vice President of SignatureTowels.com Corp.

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According to Domb, the difference between Canadian and American online shopping habits is ingrained in the culture of the two countries."Americans have longstanding tradition of buying from catalogues," he said.
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Domb said he is not surprised."Those that buy our towel products online frequently write to tell us how happy they are with their purchase.It is getting them to make the initial purchase that is the hurdle."The good news is, online shopping in Canada is on the rise.Ipsos Reid reported that Canadians will spend $1.1 billion in online gift shopping this year, compared to $860 million in 2001.
"This is good news for the future," said Domb.


Alan T. Domb, Executive ...

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Alan T. Domb, Executive Director

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Alan T. Domb, Executive Director
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Alan T. Domb
Executive Director,
Kehillat Shaarei Torah of Toronto
Alan Domb joined KST as Executive Director in December 2011.

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