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Is This Bookkeeper Right for You?
April 22, 2016 at 3:42 pm

Question: A bookkeeper has been recommended to me. What should I ask to learn if this person can help me as well? Answer: A bookkeeper who works well for another type of company may or may not be suitable to you as a promotional products distributor. In addition to the common bookkeeper concerns for all…

How Technology Settled the 'Jocks vs. Geeks' Debate Forever
April 25, 2016 at 1:23 pm

Growing up, there were two types of kids in my school. First, you had the active kids—the students on the school teams, sure, but also boys and girls in the scouts, skateboarders and bikers, the kids who climbed trees, and the kids who just ran in circles until their mothers called them to come home…

Other Ways to Show 'I Voted'
April 26, 2016 at 5:48 pm

The Pennsylvania primary elections are today, and I’m performing my civic duty by casting my vote after work today. I’m already anticip

The Wrap: Victoria's Secret Cuts Swim Apparel, Nike Launches a Weather-adapting Jacket
April 27, 2016 at 5:04 pm

Victoria's Secret will no longer sell swimwear after 2016; Nike now has a jacket that adapts to the weather; the Philadelphia Flyers poked fun at themselves with a "Stay Classy" giveaway tee; Sports Authority scraps bankruptcy plans and will go to auction; and Hanesbrands Inc. announced how they did in the first quarter: Here's what's happening this week in the apparel world…

Was a Prince Clothing Line in the Works?
April 27, 2016 at 4:26 pm

The world has been bathed in a purple glow since news broke of Prince’s death last Thursday. International landmarks have gone purple; radio stations have spun his music on constant rotation; tributes and screenings of “Purple Rain” have been planned; those closest to him have opened up about his philanthropy; and everyone has added a little extra purple to their outfits in honor of the 57-year-old musical genius. But were Prince-inspired additions to our wardrobes already in the mix before his death?...

Can a Person Have Too Many T-shirts?
April 27, 2016 at 2:59 pm

You know how people pack away their winter clothes for the summer to free up space in their dressers? I do that for my T-shirts. At one point in time, I easily could have worn a different T-shirt each day of the year. Right now, I’d say I could at least make it through six months. A packrat by nature, I would never say I have too many T-shirts. But I certainly have enough...

Your Defining Moment
April 28, 2016 at 5:19 pm

It would be his only at bat in the World Series. After sitting in the dugout with a hamstring pull and worn-out knees, his team down 4-3 with two outs and a teammate on first base, he was called on to pinch hit. He was facing Dennis Eckersley, the 45-save relief ace of the winningest…

Outfit of the Week: Company Picnic
April 27, 2016 at 5:58 pm

With spring in full bloom and summer around the corner, our calendars are starting to fill up with outdoor activities. Annual company picnics are a great way for employees to interact outside of the office, but keeping it professional while being comfortable can be tricky. Looking polished and staying cool at a corporate picnic is the topic of this week's…