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May 23, 2019
PPAI has named Daryll Griffin, MAS, owner and CEO of Atlanta, Georgia, distributor Accolades, Inc., and the late Irene Kogutt, MAS, former owner of Dallas, Texas-based supplier Dart Manufacturing Company, as recipients of the 2019 PPAI Woman of Achievement award.
May 23, 2019
The U.S., Canadian and Mexican governments have reached an agreement that would lift tariffs on aluminum and steel imported into the U.S. and retaliatory tariffs on U.S. exports. The deal removes an obstacle to passing of the United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA) that updates the North Ameri…
May 23, 2019
First-quarter promotional products industry sales were up 5.3 percent from the year-ago level, according to the PPAI/ITR Economics first-quarter 2019 Market Outlook Report. However, indicators tracked by ITR suggest that the growth follows the economy’s overall trend and will slow into early 2020.
May 23, 2019
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bipartisan bill that offers more flexibility in saving for retirement. The bill will now go to the Senate, where similar legislation, the Retirement Enhancement and Savings Act, is currently in committee.
May 23, 2019
The Incentive Research Foundation’s 2019 Voice of the Market: The Use of Non-Cash Rewards & Recognition study details what front-line program owners prioritize when designing, implementing and executing incentive, rewards and recognition programs, and found that many are not yet aware of the many se…
May 23, 2019
Earlier this month, the PPAI board of directors and the Association’s executive leadership gathered in Utah for the board’s Spring meeting. While in the state, PPAI President and CEO Paul Bellantone, CAE; Vice President of Business Development Alan Peterson and PPAI Board Member Perry Wehrle, MAS, v…
May 23, 2019
PPAI’s webinar series provides tools, practices and valuable philosophies for industry professionals looking to build up their businesses and expand their skillset. Upcoming webinars look at how setbacks can be the basis of future success, explore new recycling opportunities and more. The webinar ro…
May 23, 2019
Automation has had an ongoing, transformative effect on the American workplace for decades, particularly in manufacturing, and in the emerging age of artificial intelligence (AI), that transformation is expected to be more pronounced and available to new sectors of the workforce. According to the Br…
May 23, 2019
Distributor American Solutions for Business (PPAI 101656) was recently presented with the Gold Level Award for outstanding sales achievements from supplier Tekweld (PPAI 266346). The awards are given to accounts for outstanding achievement in sales and the level is based on volume. A limited number …
May 21, 2019
Polyconcept North America (PCNA) has named Liz Haesler as global chief merchandising officer (CMO). In this role, Haesler will lead PCNA’s overall strategy and implementation for product development, category management, pricing, sourcing, supply chain and inventory planning for the supplier’s hardg…
May 21, 2019
Taking its brand and branding in a new direction, Taco Bell is “dipping” into the hospitality market this summer with The Bell: A Taco Bell Hotel and Resort in Palm Springs, California. Set to open August 9 for a limited run, the pop-up hotel is described as a “tacoasis,” complete with “Bell” hops a…
May 21, 2019
commonsku (PPAI 552077), a promotional products business and sales software provider headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, wrapped up its four-city commonsku sessions tour on May 16 in New York City. Other stops on the tour included Dallas, Texas, on April 4; Chicago, Illinois, on April 25; and Los Ang…
May 21, 2019
On June 24-26 in New Orleans, Louisiana, the 2019 PPAI Women's Leadership Conference (WLC) will offer attendees a full schedule of content-rich education sessions designed to engage and empower women in the promotional products industry. The WLC Grant and the Ros Plummer Scholarship open the door fo…
May 21, 2019
Consumers say that it’s important for brands to take a stand on culture and what’s happening in the world, research shows, but they must be thoughtful and authentic in their approach. “The Impact of Culture: What it Means for Brands Today,” a study from Twitter, MAGNA and IPG Media Lab, looks at the…
May 21, 2019
The Arizona Promotional Products Association’s (AzPPA) new Philanthropy Committee hosted the regional association’s first fundraising event of the year on April 6. Puppies & Prosecco, a brunch to support local animal shelter, Home Fur Good, was held at The Churchill, a downtown Phoenix eatery, with …
May 16, 2019
PPAI members on Capitol Hill this week for the Legislation Education And Action Week (L.E.A.D.) are in their second day of nearly 300 meetings scheduled with senators, representatives and their legislative staffs representing all 50 states. The meetings wrap up this afternoon.
May 16, 2019
Promotional Products Work! Week (PPW!W) continues as industry professionals at companies and organizations across the country celebrate the power of promotional products and the importance of working with the industry. Running May 13-17, the seventh annual PPW!W is an opportunity for businesses, pro…
May 16, 2019
The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) has posted a notice to the Federal Register announcing the beginning of the process for a proposed List Four of Chinese imports upon which tariffs will be levied. The proposed 25 percent tariffs cover approximately $300 billion in additional products, representin…
May 16, 2019
U.S. employment growth was strong in April, adding 263,000 jobs according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and its health was reflected in The Conference Board’s Employment Trends Index (ETI), which increased slightly following a decline in March. The index ended the month at 110.79, up from 110.7…
May 16, 2019
Premier Marketing Group (PPAI 109511), a division of Massachusetts-based Grossman Marketing Group, has acquired Suncoast Print Solutions of Sarasota, Florida, marking Grossman’s fifth acquisition in the past six years.
May 16, 2019
Luke Freeman, CEO of distributor Wizard Creations (PPAI 342741), and Seth Rand, the former CEO of Rand Marketing, have come together to create Wizard Digital, a full-service digital marketing agency. The venture combines the branding capabilities of Wizard Creations with Rand’s background in online …
May 16, 2019
On Thursday, during the second day of the PPAI Legislative Education and Action Day (L.E.A.D.) in Washington, D.C., Reps. Warren Davidson (R-OH) and Scott DesJarlais (R-TN) were honored with the Association’s 2019 Legislator of the Year award. Since 2013, the award has been given to honor current me…
May 16, 2019
Throughout Promotional Products Work! Week, PPAI is honoring the achievements and innovation of the industry by recognizing and celebrating the 2019 PPAI Pyramid Award winners in marketing promotions. Today’s issue of PPB Newslink highlights the work of those who took home Pyramid Awards for their s…
May 16, 2019
By a large margin, Facebook is the most prominent social media platform and has become a significant presence in Americans’ personal and, frequently, business lives. With calls from one of its founders to break up the tech giant that it is a monopoly, Pew Research has shared a selection of results f…
May 16, 2019
Supplier EMT (PPAI 110810), headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, has announced that its PROMO AF campaign has raised $1,400 for The National Kidney Foundation. Funds were raised through the sale of product boxes containing PROMO AF hats, patches and Phone Loops, along with a matching donation fro…
May 14, 2019
Promotional Products Work! Week (PPW!W) kicked off on Monday, bringing together the industry to celebrate the power of promotional products and the importance of working with professionals in the industry. Now in its seventh year, the annual event brings together businesses, professionals and organi…
May 14, 2019
Last week, tariffs on approximately $200 billion in goods imported from China increased from 10 percent to 25 percent. In a Breaking News alert on Friday, PPB Newslink reported that President Trump has also threatened to extend the tariffs to virtually all Chinese imports—more than half a trillion d…
May 14, 2019
GeigerBTC, the UK-based subsidiary of Lewiston, Maine-headquartered distributor Geiger (PPAI 105182), has announced that it is acquiring York-based distributor Response Marketing as part of its continued expansion strategy to support clients in the UK and across Europe.
May 14, 2019
The Vernon Company (PPAI 109323) held its annual national sales meeting on April 15-17 at Paradise Point Resort in San Diego, California. The Newton, Iowa-based distributor brought nearly 100 account executives and 70 supplier partners together for the three-day event.
May 14, 2019
Almost 80 PPAI leaders and other industry professionals are heading to Washington D.C. today for PPAI’s Legislative Education and Action Day (L.E.A.D.). During the annual event, which starts Wednesday and runs through Thursday afternoon, teams will conduct more than 300 meetings with senators, repre…
May 14, 2019
Throughout Promotional Products Work! Week, PPAI is honoring the achievements and innovation of the industry by recognizing and celebrating the 2019 PPAI Pyramid Award winners in marketing promotions. Today’s issue of PPB Newslink highlights the work of those who took home Pyramid Awards for their s…
May 14, 2019
Much has been made of Millennials’ differences from older generations, such as how they’re killing off various institutions and products—department stores, fabric softener, marmalade, etc.—and need to be approached by marketers in a wholly new way. And while there is much truth in that, data from Mo…
May 10, 2019
At 12:01 am Eastern this morning, tariffs on the approximately $200 billion in Chinese imports jumped from 10 percent to 25 percent, following a breakdown in trade talks between U.S. and Chinese negotiators. The President has also threatened to extend the tariffs to virtually all Chinese imports—mor…
May 09, 2019
Promotional Products Work! Week (PPW!W), the industry’s annual celebration spotlighting the power of promotional products and the importance of working with promotional products professionals, returns next week, starting Monday, May 13, and wrapping up on Friday, May 17. Now in its seventh year, PPW…
May 09, 2019
Delta Apparel, Inc.’s (PPAI 188431) second quarter financial results, which ended March 30, show sales up compared to the year-ago period. Net sales of $102.8 million were up almost three percent from the same period last year, while net sales for the first half of its 2019 fiscal year of $204.5 mil…
May 09, 2019
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued a recall on Igloo’s Marine Elite Coolers, after reports of a child becoming trapped in one of the products. However, no injuries have been reported.
May 09, 2019
Distributor Proforma’s (PPAI 196835) development staff recently took part in a “hackathon” competition—a collaborative computer programming event—to benefit the homeless and underserved communities of Tampa Bay, Florida.
May 09, 2019
Bankers Advertising Company (PPAI 101972) recently gathered sales partners and supplier representatives together for the Iowa City, Iowa-based distributor’s 2019 Gathering of the Stars National Sales Meeting at the Lake Lawn Resort in Delavan, Wisconsin, near Lake Geneva.
May 09, 2019
PPAI leadership and industry professionals from across the U.S. are traveling to Washington, D.C. next week to participate in the PPAI Legislative Education and Action Day (L.E.A.D.). On May 15-16, nearly 80 advocates will conduct more than 300 meetings with senators, representatives and their legis…
May 09, 2019
PPAI has started communicating to members with regards to the potential of an Association Health Plan (AHP), which would allow members to band together to create economies of scale and reduce administrative costs along with the opportunity to lower premiums. PPAI is working with Mercer, a national s…
May 09, 2019
PPAI’s webinar series provides tools, practices and valuable philosophies for industry professionals looking to build up their businesses and expand their skillset. Upcoming webinars take a look at the latest on video brochures, explore new recycling opportunities and more. The webinar roster also f…
May 09, 2019
With all the controversies surrounding social media platforms because of security, data collection, censorship and other issues, conventional wisdom suggests that users are turning away from them in growing numbers, eroding their utility as an advertising tool. However, data from Pew Research shows …
May 07, 2019
On Sunday, President Trump sent out a series of tweets announcing that tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports would increase from 10 to 25 percent this Friday, and all remaining Chinese imports would soon be taxed at 25 percent.
May 07, 2019
HanesBrands has issued its first-quarter 2019 financial results, noting that the Winston-Salem, North Carolina-headquartered company exceeded its guidance, including net sales growth of eight percent; operating profit growth and reduced debt leverage. In the quarter, which ended March 30, net sales …
May 07, 2019
Gildan Activewear Inc. (PPAI 250187) issued its financial report for first quarter 2019. The Montreal, Quebec-based supplier also announced that it had completed of the purchase of a sizable land parcel in Bangladesh as part of a new capacity expansion initiative to develop large-scale vertically-in…
May 07, 2019
Cimpress, the Dutch parent company of Waltham, Massachusetts-based distributor Vistaprint (PPAI 565755), and San Diego, California-based distributor National Pen Co. LLC (PPAI 107176), has released its financial results for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2019, noting a slowdown in year-over-ye…
May 07, 2019
Sign-Zone, LLC, the parent company of supplier Showdown Displays (PPAI 254687) and Jansen Display Group, has acquired Promic B.V. Display Systems, a designer and distributor of custom promotional displays headquartered in Nederweert, Netherlands. Promic provides mobile presentation systems and suppo…
May 07, 2019
Memphis, Tennessee-based distributor Signet, Inc. (PPAI 101157) has joined the advocacy council of the Quality Certification Alliance (QCA), a coalition focused on ensuring accountability and independent validation of corporate responsibility throughout the promotional product industry’s supply chai…
May 07, 2019
John C. Clegg, outside factory rep at Gardena, California, supplier Clegg Promo (PPAI 111692) and father of the company’s Founder and CEO Tim Clegg and President Kevin Clegg, passed away on May 4.
May 07, 2019
Through its affinity partner program, PPAI can connect members with a small-business attorney for a free 15-minute legal consultation. The Association has retained Paley Rothman Attorneys At Law, a Bethesda, Maryland-based law firm, to answer members’ U.S.-based legal questions.
May 07, 2019
PPAI’s webinar series provides tools, practices and valuable philosophies for industry professionals looking to build their businesses and expand their skillset. Upcoming webinars provides a look at where the U.S. economy is heading, teach the latest on video brochures and more. The webinar roster a…
May 07, 2019
Most people—88 percent, according to a study by business-to-business ratings firm Clutch—prefer to speak to a live customer service agent on the phone. Despite the efficiencies of phone menus for businesses, Clutch found that 72 percent of callers always or frequently end up speaking to a live human…
May 02, 2019
The 34th Hong Kong Gifts & Premium Fair and the 14th Hong Kong International Printing & Packaging Fair concluded on April 30. Over a four-day period, the concurrent fairs welcomed a total of about 67,000 attendees from 150 countries and regions, an increase of four percent compared to the previous y…
May 02, 2019
Following a dip in March, consumer sentiment rebounded in April according to The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index. Its index reached 129.2 in April, up from 124.2 the month before.
May 02, 2019
Distributor My Corporate Expressions (PPAI 230326) and owner Brian Fitch have affiliated with Proforma’s network of promotional products and printing distributors to access its technology platforms and product offerings, services and support.
May 02, 2019
The Incentive Manufacturers Representatives Alliance (IMRA), a strategic industry group within the Incentive Marketing Association (IMA), has named Jeffrey Brenner its 2019-2020 IMRA board president. Brenner is director, special markets, for SEIKO Watch of America LLC.
May 02, 2019
Orbus Exhibit & Display Group (PPAI 428128) has been recognized as a 2019 Green Giving Partner by one of its recycling partners, Matthew 25: Ministries. The Green Giving Partner Seal is awarded to corporate partners that display a commitment to minimize corporate waste and support humanitarian aid t…
May 02, 2019
Last month, 21 industry professionals earned their Certified Advertising Specialist (CAS) and Master Advertising Specialist (MAS) certifications. They join an elite group of individuals who have demonstrated their commitment to the promotional products industry and to continuing their education.
May 02, 2019
Incentive programs find a willing audience among successful technology executives. The Incentive Research Foundation (IRF) has shared the results of a recent survey revealing that executives at top performing technology firms are twice as likely as those at average performing firms to regard their r…
May 02, 2019
The Michigan Promotional Professionals Association (MiPPA) held its second annual Michigan Leadership Conference on April 15-16 in Dearborn, Michigan. The event, reflecting the association’s 50th anniversary slogan #MakeItGold, brought together thought leaders to discuss the industry’s evolving busi…
April 30, 2019
Pleasanton, California-based distributor MadeToOrder (PPAI 216503) has named Sandy Gonzalez as CEO and John Zientek as COO and CFO of the firm, effective immediately. Gonzalez, who was most recently vice president and CIO of the company, has been with MadeToOrder since its inception in 1989. Zientek…
April 30, 2019
On Saturday, April 27, the last day of Passover, a gunman entered the Chabad of Poway Synagogue in suburban San Diego, California, and opened fire, killing one and injuring three. Lori Gilbert Kaye, 60, who later died, was a member of the sales staff at San Diego distributor Pro Specialties Group.
April 30, 2019
The promotional products industry lost one of its great leaders with the passing of David Woods, MAS, on April 27. He was 75. Woods retired from AIA Corporation as CEO in 2016.
April 30, 2019
3M has issued its first quarter 2019 financial results, reporting that sales were down five percent to $7.9 billion while it registered declines in certain business groups and markets. The company, located in St. Paul, Minnesota, operates in the promotional products industry as supplier 3M Promotion…
April 30, 2019
Northstar, a Brooklyn Park, Minnesota-based member of the Ennis Inc. family of companies, has helped to create a new U.S. standard that defines minimum security requirements for the design, production and supply chain of United States birth certificates. Ennis, Inc. is the parent company of several …
April 30, 2019
commonsku (PPAI 552077), a promotional products business and sales software provider, hosted a one-day sales conference, commonsku sessions, in Chicago, Illinois, on April 25. With a hyper-focus on sales growth, the conference is centered around the mission of not only increasing sales but doubling …
April 30, 2019
HanesBrands celebrated National Park Week, April 20-28, by hosting an immersive experience at its Alternative Apparel retail store in Venice, California. HanesBrands, which participates in the promotional products industry as suppliers Hanes/Champion/ComfortWash (PPAI 191138 and Alternative Apparel …
April 30, 2019
Millennials represent approximately 30 percent of the U.S. population, and connecting with this demographic group represents new challenges and opportunities for marketers. A survey of more than 1,100 Americans by Clever, a real estate marketing company, identified certain tools and platforms to bes…
April 30, 2019
The Promotional Products Association Southwest (PPAS) has designated Dallas, Texas-based supplier The Paper Place (PPAI 612402) as a Diamond-Level Partner and the regional association’s exclusive cup and napkin provider and professional development sponsor in 2019.
April 29, 2019
The promotional products industry lost one of its great leaders with the passing of David Woods, MAS, on April 27. He was 75. Woods retired from AIA Corporation as CEO in 2016.
April 25, 2019
A federal corruption investigation into the United Auto Workers (UAW) union and the U.S. auto industry has targeted executives at several promotional products distributors. The Detroit News reported that investigators are suggesting improprieties regarding the awarding of contracts for union-branded…
April 25, 2019
Former PPAI Board Chair and PPAI Hall of Fame inductee Harry Rosenberg, CAS, president of St. Louis, Missouri-based Specialty Advertising Consultants, Inc., passed away on April 23 at age 91. He enjoyed an extraordinary 67-year career as an industry supplier, consultant and long-time PPAI volunteer.…
April 25, 2019
Sara Besly, the long-time manager of the Promotional Products Education Foundation (PPEF) and a PPAI staff member, has been promoted to executive director of PPEF. Since joining PPAI in December 2004, Besly has worked closely with PPEF’s 18-member board of trustees, overseeing the scholarship progra…
April 25, 2019
The U.S. economy picked up in March, with the Conference Board’s Leading Economic Index for the month up 0.4 percent to 111.9, but indicators suggest its pace will soften by the end of the year. The index ticked up 0.1 percent in February and posted a flat performance in January.
April 25, 2019
Avengers: Endgame opens this weekend, the latest installment in a 22-film run of blockbuster movies, and is sure to bring massive revenues for Marvel Studios—it is tracking to earn an estimated $850 - $900 million globally, over its opening weekend. Endgame also has the largest marketing budget of a…
April 25, 2019
PPAI’s webinar series provides tools, practices and valuable philosophies for industry professionals looking to build up their businesses and expand their skillset. Upcoming webinars examine the ins and outs of regulations in the European market and take a look at where the U.S. economy is heading. …
April 25, 2019
Retirement may be farther off for Generation X than they’d prefer. A survey by Business Insider and Morning Consult found that almost half—47 percent—of this cohort have no money saved in a retirement account and 10 percent—more than any other generation—don’t expect to retire at all.
April 25, 2019
Former PPAI Board Chair and PPAI Hall of Fame inductee Harry Rosenberg, CAS, president of St. Louis, Missouri-based Specialty Advertising Consultants, Inc., passed away on April 23 at age 91. He enjoyed an extraordinary 67-year career as an industry supplier, consultant and long-time PPAI volunteer.…
April 23, 2019
When the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally arrives in Sturgis, South Dakota, on August 2, a dispute over use of the event name may be put to rest. Earlier this year, an order by the U.S. District Court for the District of South Dakota, Western Division, ended a disagreement over the use of certain trademarks…
April 23, 2019
It is common knowledge that quality customer service can benefit a business, but its effect on the bottom line is sometimes murkier. The Harvard Business Review reported the results of a study that makes the value of customer service clearer, highlighting significant benefits for both transactional …
April 23, 2019
Multi-line rep firm Promo Expo (PPAI 567405) recently held an education session on social media best practices at its showroom in Vaughan, Ontario. The program was designed for area distributors and featured Marc Newberry and Tyler Walsh of Toronto distributor Genumark (PPAI 261066).
April 23, 2019
iPROMOTEu’s DunkFest 2019 officially came to an end earlier this month with the Virginia Cavaliers winning the NCAA men’s college basketball championship. The overall winner of DunkFest 2019 was Cheryl Kozak, an iPROMOTEu affiliate from Florida. Kozak correctly predicted Virginia to win in the champ…
April 23, 2019
Proforma123 and owner Mike Anderman have secured a $1 million contract for a large regionalized health care organization with more than 50 locations throughout the Midwest and eastern regions of the United States. Anderman worked with Proforma’s North American major accounts team and key supplier pa…
April 23, 2019
PPAI has welcomed Veronica Bailon to the public affairs team as its new member engagement manager. In her new role, Bailon will support the Association’s committees and action groups, oversee the recognition and celebration of PPAI’s awards and recognition program, and be involved in Association gov…
April 23, 2019
Jigna Vaghela has joined PPAI as a program manager in the Association’s professional development department. In her new role, she will be responsible for the professional development programs at Expo East and the SAGE Show, keynote presentations at The PPAI Expo and supporting the professional devel…
April 23, 2019
April is National Volunteer Month, which honors volunteers and encourages others to get involved in the greater good.
April 23, 2019
This month, PPAI’s Communications and Branding Strategist Kim R. Todora presented two sessions to nearly 400 students covering the promotional products industry, its community and careers at the AMA International Collegiate Conference held April 11-13 in New Orleans.
April 23, 2019
Evidence shows that this is an excellent time to be a new college graduate. A recent survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) found that employers plan to hire 11 percent more graduates from the class of 2019 than those who graduated in 2018.
April 18, 2019
The Hong Kong Gifts Premium Fair is returning to the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on April 27-30. Held in conjunction with the Hong Kong International Printing & Packaging Fair, located at AsiaWorld-Expo, these two shows are expected to bring some 7,400 exhibitors from 35 countries and…
April 18, 2019
The Imprinted Sportswear Shows (ISS), owned and operated by Emerald Expositions which produces business-to-business trade shows in the U.S., will be rebranded in 2020 as Impressions Expo. The transition will start with its annual trade show in Long Beach, California, on January 17-19, 2020, and cont…
April 18, 2019
Most small businesses—56 percent—plan on offering new employee benefits in 2019, most frequently paid time off and health benefits. Business-to-business research, ratings and review firm Clutch, drawing from a survey of 529 small-business owners and managers, reports that employers most often introd…
April 18, 2019
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized HanesBrands and Staples for their sustainability accomplishments. Both companies received the EPA’s Energy Star Partner of the Year—Sustained Excellence Award for continued success in energy conservation, carbon emissions reduction and environ…
April 18, 2019
American Solutions for Business (PPAI 101656) was recently presented the award for “Best Partner” from industry print supplier, QT2 (Quick Tab II). The supplier reported that not only did ASB fall within the top three in sales for QT2 in 2018, it is the first in continued growth over the last decade…
April 18, 2019
The Pro Towels Family of companies, including Pro Towels (PPAI 112755), Kanata Blanket Company, Superior and Neet Feet, has made a $1,000 donation to the Abbeville Promise Program, a higher education scholarship program committed to helping students in the Abbeville, South Carolina, area. Pittsburgh…
April 16, 2019
PPAI has named Reps. Warren Davidson (R-OH) and Scott DesJarlais (R-TN) the Association’s 2019 Legislators of the Year. The awards will be presented during the PPAI Legislative Education and Action Day (L.E.A.D.), May 15-16, in Washington, D.C.
April 16, 2019
BIC Graphic North America (PPAI 114187) has debuted a new logo and updated identity for the Koozie brand in celebration of its 40th birthday. The Koozie brand was born on April 16, 1979, when a construction worker found that piping insulation kept his sodas cool and his hands dry while on the work s…
April 16, 2019
AIA Corporation held its inaugural two-day Supplier Summit event in Chicago last month, bringing together 18 attendees from the Neenah, Wisconsin, distributor’s supplier MVP community and AIA leadership for collaboration, education and idea sharing.
April 16, 2019
The BIG Promotional Trade Show has visited several venues across the UK and Ireland in recent months, beginning in Glasgow, Scotland, on March 6. The most recent show, held at Riverside Venue at London Heathrow on April 10, was the last before the events pick up again in the fall.
April 16, 2019
The results are in on PPB’s 2019 Greatest Companies To Work For program, and this year’s top 60 companies earning the best scores in the competition represent a diverse group of distributors, suppliers and business services firms from across the U.S. and Canada—from micro businesses with nine or few…
April 16, 2019
Musical festivals have an understandable appeal to advertisers, as they draw a generally younger and affluent audience. According to research from Eventbrite, the average festival-goer is 32 years old and earns more than $75,000 per year. With the unofficial festival season kicking off this month at…