Founder of Chess Kids, Tornelo.com, Foost and others. Entrepreneur with expertise in all things education, kids, schools, events and web. Experienced small-business mentor. Practical advice.
Can you demonstrate value for them? All the words you're using here are very negative; you need to find a positive spin because I'm not going to pay for something which sounds so negative.
Use your feet. Walk into as many retailers as you can and show them who you are. It's as much about you as it is the product.