Promo Products

Jack in the Box's $66 Trillion Plan to Put A Hat on the Moon
August 22, 2017 at 4:25 pm

Monday's eclipse was the must-see event of the decade (other than this Mayweather-McGregor fight coming up, I guess), and everyone was peering up to see the moon cut in line. To try to capitalize on the (hopefully protected) eyeballs, Jack in the Box wanted to send a giant version of its iconic cap to put…

Hub Pen Recognizes Multi-Line Reps Tim and Pete Rosica
August 22, 2017 at 4:05 pm

Brothers Tim Rosica of Rosica Marketing and Pete Rosica of Rosica Promotions joined Hub Pen Company’s team of multi-line representatives last spring, representing the company in the mid-Atlantic states of Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and Washington, D.C. Both brothers have volunteered for the Virginia Promotional Products Association (VAPPA) and Chesapeake Promotional Products Association (CPPA)…

Here's What You Can Do With Your Eclipse Glasses Today
August 22, 2017 at 2:22 pm

Yesterday's eclipse sure was something, eh? For us in the Northeast, it was a little cloudy, but we still got a cool view of the rare phenomenon. (We'll spare you our crappy iPhone photos from the office window.) So, hopefully, you viewed…

What Trump Wants Out of NAFTA Discussions
August 22, 2017 at 2:04 pm

Since the infancy of Donald Trump's presidential campaign, trade has been high on his agenda. Specifically, he's taken aim at the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) as something that needs to be reorganized.…

Geiger Celebrates Successful Galleria Event
August 22, 2017 at 11:08 am

Geiger, Lewiston, Maine, hosted the 10th annual Geiger Galleria at the Marriott Marquis in downtown Atlanta. This three-day event offered high quality industry education, a private trade show, world class motivational speakers, sales recognition and ample time for networking. More than 400 people were in attendance, including Geiger sales partners, associates and industry representatives. One…

Colorado State University Misspells 'Science' on Eclipse Glasses
August 21, 2017 at 3:11 pm

Today is the day that Americans all over the country are staring directly into the sun to see the solar eclipse. Just kidding. Hopefully, they all have protective eyewear. As we reported before, NASA made sure to warn eclipse viewers that improper protection could result in vision damage. But NASA didn't make sure to warn…

Vikings Wide Receiver Shows Starbucks Love with Branded Cleats
August 21, 2017 at 12:36 pm

During my newspaper days, I often ventured to a South Philadelphia Starbucks to handle my publication’s "Word on the Street" component, feeling that the relaxed masses inside would have more time to think and respond, unlike…

Buy The Shrimp Farm: The Power of Negative Selling
August 21, 2017 at 10:10 am

When we first started franchising Proforma in the late 1980s, most people in our industry scoffed at our business model. So, we reached out to people outside our industry to start building our franchise concept. In the late 1980s, there was no internet! So we relied on advertising in business publications and attending “own your…

Give a Nod to Great Work With Gifts and Incentives
August 18, 2017 at 1:59 pm

From “a break” and “a second chance” to “the green light” and “the shirt off my back,” we’ll never be short on affirmative expressions concerning giving. There are a few negative ones, too, but let’s accentuate the positive, right? Whether sung or unsung, heroes abound in every walk of life, and one does not need…

Walmart Officially Enters Promo Space With Walmart Promo Shop
August 18, 2017 at 1:51 pm

Walmart has officially entered the promotional products space, quietly launching Walmart Promo Shop, where the retail giant has a huge stock of promotional products, including sunglasses, drinkware, bags, writing instruments and more. After doing commercial battle over the years with its e-commerce nemesis, Amazon, with both parties doing things like growing their apparel offerings through acquisitions…