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Staff Writer
Goldstar Hires Jaymie Cook, MBA, CAS, as Northwest Regional Manager

Goldstar, San Diego, announced an expansion of its North America sales team by welcoming Jaymie Cook as the Northwest regional sales manager. Cook will assist in sustaining the success of Goldstar by helping distributors experience simplicity. A three-year industry expert and experienced sales manager, Cook will focus on building and expanding partnerships across her territory…

Stran & Company Launches Expanded Sales and Marketing Initiative

Stran & Company Inc., Quincy, Massachusetts, announced the launch of an expanded sales and marketing strategy. Stran is establishing a dedicated lead generation team comprising experienced industry veterans, as well as increasing its digital marketing to capitalize on the demand for the company’s products and services...

Bandannas: The Perfect Fit for Any Fundraising, Charity or Cause Awareness Event

Available in a variety of colors, sizes and styles, bandannas can be used as a main fundraiser giveaway, added to a participant swag bag, or given to sponsors as a thank-you. Here are two ways that promotional products distributors can help clients incorporate bandannas into an awareness, cause and/or charity event...

NC Custom Adds Shane Allen of Allen Golf Inc.

NC Custom, Hicksville, N.Y., expanded its sales and customer service team with Shane Allen of Allen Golf Inc., representing the British Columbia province. Allen comes to NC Custom building on his five-year experience in the promo industry with supplier Cutter & Buck. His previous background is in logistics in the gas and oil industry...

Sock Club Celebrates 10th Anniversary With Month-Long Celebration for Customers

Sock Club, Austin, Texas, announced it is giving free custom packaging to all domestic orders from 120 to 1,200 pairs through the end of the month as part of the company's ongoing 10th anniversary celebration. These efforts are in celebration of 10 years of business, and as a personal thank-you to its customers...

HALO Adds Executive Leadership

HALO, Sterling, Illinois, announced the addition of three members to the company's executive leadership team. Hemant Kumar has joined HALO as executive vice president, chief financial officer. Kumar has extensive global experience working across different industries, geographies and cultures. Most recently, he served as CFO of Sol-Millennium Medical, a…

Cap America Announces Key Leadership Updates, Multiple Promotions

Cap America Inc., Fredericktown, Missouri, is continuing to grow. The company currently touts an impressive 430 employees, which is the highest ever for it. “Not only have we introduced new customers, but we have earned the continued business of our many distributor and team dealer partners,” said Mark Gammon, Cap America CEO...

Fully Promoted Launches Upgraded Training Program

Fully Promoted recently launched an enhanced training program, adding an additional layer of support and education for franchise owners and their teams. The new program is in addition to the existing training school and mentorship program and focuses on implementing a variety of innovative revenue streams that support new industry trends...

Club Colors Announces Relocation and Expansion of Corporate Headquarters

Club Colors has signed an 11-year lease of 52,000 square feet of space in the Bell Works Chicagoland building in Hoffman Estates. The branding and marketing agency’s deal also includes an option to expand on an additional 50,000 square feet of adjacent office and production space. The company will move its operations from Schaumburg...

Logomark Appoints New Regional Sales Manager

Logomark has added Christian Brandt as Northeast regional sales manager. Brandt brings over 20 years of industry experience, including management positions for ASI and leading suppliers like Vantage Apparel, The Magnet Group and Leeds (Polyconcept North America). Since 2017, he has been an active board member of SAAGNY...

Quinn Brings In New Multi-Line Representatives

Quinn, the Hanover, Pennsylvania-based supplier of flags and other promotional items, brought in newly signed-on multi-line reps Patrick Reinecker and Dan Pauley of Reinecker Marketing Associates (Southern Midwest region), Dave Hunzelman of DMH Marketing (Northern Midwest), and Dave Mattson (New England)...

Kevin Davydov Joins Fully Promoted as Marketing Manager

Fully Promoted, West Palm Beach, Florida, has appointed Kevin Davydov to lead its promotional initiatives as its new marketing manager. Davydov brings an extensive background in corporate marketing with the franchise industry and has managed campaigns at international and local levels. He will lead Fully Promoted in streamlining marketing efforts...

Proforma Wins Two Graphic Design USA In-House Design Awards

Proforma was recently awarded two Graphic Design USA (GDUSA) In-House Design Awards. These wins represent the 11th consecutive year in which Proforma has been recognized for in-house graphic design leadership and excellence by GDUSA, a B2B thought leader for graphic design professionals for nearly 60 years...