Distributor News

PM Video Battle: LogoTech Versus MARCO Promotional Products
March 24, 2017 at 12:46 pm

Promo Marketing’s Video Battle pits two industry videos against each other for the chance at the ultimate bragging right: Being declared our readership’s absolute favorite. (Next up: My bracket is completely busted, just like every other year.) Last week, LogoTech won, and now will face off against MARCO Promotional Products. The winner will be decided by a simple…

Creative Promotional Products Joins Facilisgroup
March 22, 2017 at 1:53 pm

Facilisgroup announced that Creative Promotional Products, Skokie, Ill., has joined its fast-growing community of promotional products distributor partners. The family-owned Creative Promotional Products also has an office in Hong Kong, from which they coordinate and develop high-quality custom products. “We had been looking at various platforms that would help us improve order tracking, streamline workflow and…

Geiger Continues Commitment to Sustainability
March 21, 2017 at 1:42 pm

Geiger, Lewiston, Maine, released record-breaking results produced through participation in the UPS Carbon Neutral program. Geiger, the first participant in the promotional industry for all shipments, entered into a contractual carbon neutral program with UPS in 2012. In 2016, Geiger shipped 459,605 packages—weighing a total of 8,288,647 pounds. Under this program, Geiger purchased offsets for…

Promo Marketing Kicks Off Sixth Year of Power Meetings
March 20, 2017 at 2:29 pm

Promo Marketing launched another year of its Power Meetings in San Diego this month. These one-on-one, 20-minute meetings build relationships between distributors and suppliers over the course…

Souders Brand Marketing Acquires Visions by Phoenix
March 20, 2017 at 2:15 pm

The Distributor Exchange announced today that Trish Barone of Latham, New York-based distributor Souders Brand Marketing has acquired Ocean Township, New Jersey-based distributor Visions by Phoenix. Barone and Souders Brand Marketing, an independent distributor affiliate of iPROMOTEu, has been in business since 1997. “Lorene and Danielle Manning, owners of Visions by Phoenix, really matched my…

Are You at the Edge of Your Comfort Zone or in the Danger Zone?
March 20, 2017 at 2:06 pm

Let’s take a quick look at the three zones in which most people operate: comfort, growth and danger: Now, let’s take a look at how these zones apply to your sales efforts. In sales, the accounts that we are most knowledgeable about are in our comfort zone. We are comfortable with their size, and with…

Commonsku to Host Education Sessions at NWPMA Show
March 16, 2017 at 10:45 am

How do you build a brand that connects in meaningful ways? How do you tell your business story in a compelling way? What’s the art behind building brands that look beautiful and perform magnificently? Those are the topics behind the two-day professional development at the Northwest Promotional Marketing Association (NWPMA) show in Portland, Ore., on…

A Woman’s View Hosts Annual Networking Event at The PPAI Expo
March 13, 2017 at 12:25 pm

On Jan. 11, 2017, A Woman’s View, an initiative created by iPROMOTEu designed to support women in the promotional products industry, hosted its annual networking reception at the PPAI Expo. This event was designed to recognize and celebrate the industry’s hard-working women. The venue was transformed into a chic cocktail party scene complete with entertainment,…

iPROMOTEu Honors Top Affiliates and Suppliers
March 9, 2017 at 2:10 pm

iPROMOTEu, Wayland, Mass., hosted its annual “Thank You” Reception in Las Vegas during the PPAI Expo. The event featured an Elvis Presley impersonator who provided entertainment throughout the evening. Paul Bellantone, president and CEO of PPAI, extended words of welcome to the crowd of approximately 350 iPROMOTEu affiliates, guests and representatives of some of iPROMOTEu’s…