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Shumsky Parent Company Acquires Uniform and Apparel Distributor Impact Plus
April 13, 2018 at 1:47 pm

Boost Engagement, parent company of Shumsky, Dayton, Ohio, announced today it has acquired uniform and apparel distributor Impact Plus, Charlotte, N.C. "This acquisition comes at an exciting time for our company," Dawn Conway, CEO of Boost Engagement, said in a press release. "After a record year in 2017, we continue to look for opportunities to…

See, Even the Dalai Lama Likes Getting Swag
April 13, 2018 at 12:56 pm

On a trip to India, Aaron Rodgers met with the Dalai Lama and gave his Holiness some Packers swag, presumably recruiting a new Green Bay fan in the process...

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt Reportedly Wants Agency's Challenge Coin, Branded Office Items to Feature Less EPA, More Scott Pruitt
April 12, 2018 at 2:01 pm

Scott Pruitt, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), wants to redesign the agency's "challenge coin," a commemorative medallion that draws inspiration from military challenge coins. Currently, the EPA's challenge coin includes the agency's logo, but Pruitt apparently wants to ditch that altogether in favor of some more personal imagery. The New York Times reported…

Montreal Metro’s Merchandise Shop Seems Like a Much Better Experience Than D.C.’s
April 12, 2018 at 1:46 pm

As one of North America’s busiest and most revered public transportation options, the Montreal Metro, or Société de transport de Montréal (STM) to Quebec residents, finds itself annually accounting for more than 400 million trips, with many of those excursions certainly serving to help riders tend to commercial pursuits. Since the system plays a big…

INLT Cloud-Based Application Approved by U.S. Customs and Border Protection
April 12, 2018 at 10:26 am

INLT (in·let), Los Angeles, a logistics tech start-up and licensed customs broker that develops software to simplify importing, announced final U.S. government approval and launch of its cloud-based web application. The company raised $1 million from strategic, angel and family office investors in 2017 to fund the expansion of its engineering and trade compliance teams.…

Not Everyone Is Happy About the Minnesota Twins' Ballpark-Exclusive Prince Merchandise
April 11, 2018 at 2:07 pm

After Prince passed away in 2016, there's been no shortage of commemorative merchandise or pride in one's Minnesota heritage. Both typically came with a lot of the color purple. The Minnesota Twins are looking to cash in on both at the start of this year's MLB season by offering exclusive Prince merchandise at Target Field.…

First Totes, Now Tumblers: Promotional Selena Drinkware Latest to Sell Out for Texas Stores
April 9, 2018 at 1:50 pm

Stripes, a Houston-based convenience store brand, has released a limited edition Selena-branded tumbler. The cups, which went on sale for $2.99 in stores, were limited to four per customer, and they quickly sold out. This was no surprise to those who lined up at store locations at three a.m. the day of the release. It turns out that their effort may have been worth the trouble of waiting, as there are some items on sale for up to $100 now on eBay...