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NEW SEARCH! REAL SIMPLE IS LOOKING FOR YOUR HOME STORAGE AND ORGANIZATION PRODUCTS!

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Are you constantly coming up with new ideas or inventing new products to organize your home? You (and your product) may be exactly what Real Simple + Bed Bath & Beyond are looking for!

Share your idea now!

Elizabeth Crouch
Kathy Day
Mary Gorman
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Another fantastic opportunity - thanks EN!

Elizabeth Crouch
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Michelle Sartori
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I guess my question would be "is there a need in one area more than another", like kitchen vs. bedroom vs. bath?

This search is probably to broad for me to find "a" solution...  But once the wheels start turning, you never know.

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Hi Thom!

As Real Simple and Bed Bath & Beyond cover all range of rooms in the home, this one is wide open for storage and organization solutions.

Best of luck to all!

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Hey guys!

Check out the fantastic article that was posted on RealSimple.com yesterday promoting our search!

www.realsimple.com/home-organizing/organizing/clutter-organizers

Hope this can provide you with some inspiration!

Mary Gorman
Robert Pontius
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I have an idea!  :)

Elizabeth Crouch
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Great post Michelle. This really helps. I sent in my new idea yesterday to a different search, glad I did. Funny, on the Cable Organizer I thought about that last night and whalla - here it is!  Go figure - love the Thread Stax - cool.  Does anyone see any value in things that involve Kids?  Or brings families together to better manage thier home chores?  Im wondering.....or are these trends primarily targeted toward adults? 

Elizabeth Crouch
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Hi Crystal-Diane!

As far as the search is concerned, it is wide-open for solutions for adults and for children/toy storage, etc.

Kathy Day
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Hi guys!

Need some inspiration for an idea for this search? Look no further than our most recent blog post!

Read more (and get some products that may help in your home!).

Best of luck!

Buck
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Need a little inspiration? Check out this article from Real Simple on colorful home storage and organization solutions!

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Just got my idea in on this one! 

Michelle Sartori
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More organization inspiration from Real Simple to inspire in the last week of this search: 10 Organizing Mistakes You May Be Making—And How to Fix Them

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Hello to all! A reminder, this search closes TONIGHT at Midnight!

Best of luck to all!

Kathy Day
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Quiet here so thought I'd provide this thread a little bump.  Even if it does feel a little like walking into a dark room and worrying about stubbing my toe.  I'm only at G3, so I know there's gotta be a lot of furniture in here.  Hope it's not a surprise party.

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Hi Joe! 

We are currently working with the BBB and Time Inc. teams to finalize presentation timing. As soon as that is confirmed, we'll be updating you here.

Have a great Sunday everyone!

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R4, not a surprise to me on this one.  Best of luck to all those still green!  I'll leave the light on for ya.

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One of my submissions for RealSimple+B3 went to G7 today!

Who else is still in this one?

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I noticed presentation is tomorrow.

Robert Pontius
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I am not in but congrats Robert.  I hope it does well for you.

Robert Pontius
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Thanks Fred!

KJ - I wasn't aware that the presentation was tomorrow until you pointed it out, but should have noticed since that date is right on my submission, staring me in the face!

Best of luck to everyone with ideas going to presentation tomorrow!

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Congrats Robert, I'm in as well, good luck tomorrow!

Robert Pontius
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That's excellent news Jim! Good luck to you too!

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Good to see some peeps come out of the dark room

This post has been spooky quite for about.3 weeks now on Silent Mode Lol

I'm in at a G7 as well

Best wishes and God bless to all still hanging on !!

Robert Pontius
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I'm in with one at G7 as well. Good luck to the others still alive in this one.

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Good luck to all those still in!

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Hey guys!

We'll be presenting 28 concepts to the Real Simple and Bed Bath and Beyond teams today. We'll be providing an update as soon as we can!

Best of luck to all!

Robert Pontius
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Michelle: 

Can you tell us where the presentation is taking place today?: Charlotte, NYC, via videoconference?

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Hi Robert! The presentation will be done virtually. Thanks and best of luck to all!

Robert Pontius
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Just thinking how much open innovation companies must love the EN business model.

28 fully vetted concepts, no weeding through random concepts, no worry about uniqueness and patent ability.

If they pick just a few it is a bump to there business in sales (could be millions) awareness (real simple magazine) and new pipeline to grow there line. Win, Win, Win!

Good luck everyone, I love the fact that I now know that my idea is unique, appeals to a mass market and is potentially patent-able no matter what happens.

Not bad for 20 bucks, thanks EN for what you do, Have a Great meeting!

Michelle Sartori
Robert Pontius
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G7 here, too! Good luck to all.

Robert Pontius
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Congrats Kasey and good luck!

Kasey Corwin
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G7 here too- good luck to all!

Robert Pontius
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Kudos Colleen - glad you're in this too!

colleen Noonan
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Congrats to the G7s!

Michelle, I still have an idea at G2 for this search. I'm sure it is a glitch, hoping that it made the cut and the dashboard just didn't update ;)

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Hi Carrie!

Just sent you an email about this issue.

Thanks!

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Any post presentation update Michelle?

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Hi Colleen! We are awaiting final comments from the BBB and Time Inc teams. As soon as we receive word, we’ll be updating the thread and Dashboards. Thanks so much!

colleen Noonan
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