Spirit of 76 Blog

Selling Fireworks In Iowa

March 8th, 2018

How to sell fireworks in Iowa

Want to know how to sell fireworks in Iowa ? You have come to the right place! Spirit of ’76 has the information and the product you need to get started. Here are the things you need to start your fireworks business in Iowa.

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Fireworks Production Delays

March 5th, 2018

Fireworks Production Delayed 2 Weeks

China’s New Years Shutdown Extended by 2 Weeks; Fireworks Shipments Delayed

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Something to Squeal About (National Pig Day)

February 27th, 2018

National Pig Day 2018

As March quickly approaches, there’s one more thing to look forward to than pleasant springtime weather, and it’s kind of a pig deal.

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Fireworks for Fat Tuesday

February 7th, 2018

Mardi Gras Fireworks 2018

We’re all familiar with the Mardi Gras celebrations that include watching the New Orleans parade, donning bright face painting or masquerade masks, and tossing LOTS of beaded necklaces into the air. This year, we’d like to see something much bigger and brighter in the air than cheap neon beads.

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Letter to our Customers

January 4th, 2018

Dear Spirit of ‘76 Customer,

Spirit of ‘76 will implement a price increase at midnight on Monday, April 9th. This increase will affect only certain items and NOT the full product line. We project that about 1/3 of the items will be affected and most of these items are increasing by 1-7. Orders placed prior to Tuesday, April 10th will NOT be affected by this increase.

This increase is due to the RMB strengthening against the US Dollar since the Summer of 2017. Spirit of ‘76 orders were placed in June and July of 2017 when the RMB was 6.8/USD and today the RMB is 6.3/USD. A 7.3% appreciation!

This is our first ever in-season increase during the spring season. We appreciate your understanding.


John Bechtold, Owner

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