PM News

Mets Fans Line Up for Hours for Promotional Bobblehead
July 25, 2017 at 12:56 pm

We've seen some pretty great bobbleheads this year—from this Chicago Cubs giveaway to this Ichiro Suzuki bobblehead. Meanwhile the New York Mets have been hyping up this Marvel x Noah Syndergaard bobblehead for quite some time, and it looks like it was worth the hype. Last Saturday night,…

Topping Off Your Hat Promotions
July 24, 2017 at 4:27 pm

It’s said that the tradition of wearing a hat in daily life went out of fashion after President John F. Kennedy chose not to wear one on his Inauguration Day in 1961. Decades later, you’ll no longer see a gaggle of commuters donning top hats and fedoras on the way to work anymore, but you…

InkSoft Offers New Online Stores Countdown Component
July 25, 2017 at 12:19 pm

InkSoft, Tempe, Ariz., announced that users of the recently released InkSoft Online Stores platform can let customers know how long a store and/or products in it will be available with a dynamic countdown display. This new component option underscores ordering deadlines while encouraging customers to purchase now. Simply set the end date, and the Countdown…

How A T-shirt Can Get You Arrested in Turkey
July 24, 2017 at 2:49 pm

You might not think that taking a walk in Turkey wearing a $5 T-shirt that says "HERO" is enough to warrant detention, but, alas, you'd be wrong. Turkish authorities have been detaining young people wearing the white T-shirts, stating that they signify support for the people accused of plotting to overthrow the government. This past…

Radiohead Chooses Eco-Friendly Backpacks Over T-shirts
July 24, 2017 at 2:58 pm

The band Radiohead has never conformed to the standards of other musical acts—both sonically and in terms of their merchandise. Remember last year when the band sold all kinds of off-kilter merchandise, like plush toys, notebooks and water bottles? This year, rather than taking the usual band route of printing a slew of T-shirts, the…

Getting Schooled: Being a Student of Educational Sales
July 24, 2017 at 2:34 pm

American poet and critic Ezra Pound declared, “Make it new” nearly a century ago, offering a sentiment that inspired countless modernist writers. Fast forward to the 21st century, and it becomes obvious that many fields have indirectly accepted the scribe’s advice to nurture novelty. Due to the sheer amount of budding brains in elementary, secondary…

Hub Pen Recognizes Multi-Line Rep Scott Blankenship
July 24, 2017 at 2:13 pm

Hub Pen Company, Braintree, Mass., recognized multi-line sales representative Scott Blankenship for his service to the company and industry. Scott Blankenship joined Hub Pen Company as a multi-line sales rep in early 2011, representing North Texas. In 2014, he started representing the company in Oklahoma as well. Blankenship was born in California, but has lived…