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Jimi Hendrix's Brother Sued by Hendrix Estate for Plan to Sell Branded Marijuana Products
April 19, 2018 at 2:33 pm

This week, two companies controlled by the Hendrix Estate sued Leon Hendrix in New York Southern District Court. At this early stage, the disagreement seems to focus on the commercialization of Jimi Hendrix’s name. Though licensing the singer’s name and likeness for use on promotional and retail products would certainly be extremely lucrative, there could be concerns...

Vegas Golden Knights Promo Items Are Selling for Big Money Online
April 19, 2018 at 1:44 pm

Out of the 31 National Hockey League teams that took to the ice this most recent regular season, nobody had lower expectations placed on them than the Vegas Golden Knights. As a new franchise, the Nevada bunch stood no chance of competing against established Western Conference foes, many naysayers proclaimed, and would certainly mimic the…

HALO Branded Solutions Completes New Headquarters
April 19, 2018 at 10:48 am

HALO Branded Solutions, Sterling, Ill., announced a new chapter in the company's 63-year history with the move to new company headquarters at 1500 HALO Way in Sterling. The state-of-the-art, 157,500 sq. ft. facility will immediately house HALO's 300-person headquarters team with workstations for 200 additional employees. The building includes a 90,000 sq. ft. warehouse for…

This Man Has Collected 15,700 Promotional Golf Balls
April 18, 2018 at 1:27 pm

One could certainly say, and make a horrible pun in the process, that Don Thompson has an eagle eye for finding noteworthy golf balls. With approximately 15,700 of the dimpled delights, the Wisconsin inhabitant…

Grad Student Patents Vacuum Insulated Pint Glass
April 18, 2018 at 2:33 pm

Unfortunately, they haven't invented a drink that stays cold on its own yet, so we've had to adapt by creating special drinkware items. There are plenty of items like tumblers and can coolers that keep drinks at the desired temperature, but they're not necessarily the kinds of items you'd want to use at a bar…

New York's MTA Releases Collectible, David Bowie Inspired Metrocards
April 18, 2018 at 2:37 pm

This is a great example of the power of print marketing to bring the people what they want while turning something otherwise mundane, like a Metrocard, into a work of art. As a tribute to one of the greatest and most unique artists of the 20th century, this promotion has truly struck gold, or, at the very least, stardust...

Geiger Regional Vice President Laura Holt Retires
April 18, 2018 at 1:53 pm

After 18 years working as regional vice president of sales for Geiger, Lewiston, Maine, Laura Holt, MAS, has retired on April 13, 2018. Geiger acquired Laura’s company, Holt Marketing Group Ltd., on Jan. 1, 2000. Prior to the acquisition, Holt was actively involved in running her promotional products company,…

Are You Making These 5 B2B Marketing Mistakes?
April 17, 2018 at 1:56 pm

In his 1711 poem “An Essay on Criticism,” Alexander Pope declared, “To err is human; to forgive, divine.” While those sentiments serve us well in an assortment of situations,…