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Apparel Company First to Use U.S.-Grown Hemp
October 16, 2017 at 2:20 pm

The public and legal perception of cannabis in the U.S. is changing at a rapid rate. Currently, eight states have made it legal to possess recreational marijuana, with a multitude of states passing legislation to decriminalize recreational use and legalize medical use. Because of this, industrial hemp grown in the U.S. will be used for…

Recipes For Success: Serving Up Food Promotions
October 16, 2017 at 11:51 am

Whether free of fat, cholesterol, sugar and/or gluten or teeming with those substances plus other carbohydrates and protein sources, food items, no matter the diversity of their composition, will always serve as a unifier, as they do far more than sustain our bodies. As the fourth quarter unfolds, provisions will prove even more multi-faceted, as…

Proforma Launches 600th Client E-Commerce Store
October 16, 2017 at 11:09 am

Proforma, Cleveland, has launched its 600th client e-commerce store on its ProStores platform, a proprietary online storefront system. ProStores was introduced in 2016 to provide B2B and B2C end-users with a streamlined, Amazon-like experience for online purchases. Proforma currently supports both mid-sized and Fortune 500 company stores. The Proforma ProStores range in value from $25,000…

Fidget Spinners Aren't Going Away, They're Just Evolving
October 13, 2017 at 2:01 pm

Fidget spinners burst (or spun. Fidgeted?) onto the scene in a meteoric fashion. It was impossible to avoid them. Kids were playing with them at school, on the bus, at home, everywhere. They're one of those toys we'll look back on and remember as a cultural phenomenon on the level of pogs, devil sticks and…

iPhones Might Have Stylus Technology by 2019
October 13, 2017 at 2:13 pm

Apple seems to be doing its best to catch up to the rest of the smartphone world in terms of accessories. With the new iPhone 8 and upcoming iPhone X (pronounced "ten," mind you), we're seeing Apple finally join the wireless charging party. This is a huge deal for promotional products companies who create charging…

Brown & Saenger Joins Facilisgroup
October 13, 2017 at 11:44 am

Facilisgroup, St. Louis, announced that Brown & Saenger, Sioux Falls, S.D., has joined its community of promotional products distributor partners. Brown & Saenger was founded in 1889, and has grown to multiple locations across North and South Dakota, serving its customers with promotional products, decorated apparel, office products, office furniture and professional printing. "We're working…