The Promo Marketing Staff

The Promo Marketing Staff
The 2019 Top 50 Promotional Products Suppliers: Stats, Trends and Analysis

Some projections show the promo industry's recent and unprecedented sales growth slowing in the coming years. But 2018 was not that year. Our 2019 Top 50 Suppliers totaled more than $6.5 billion in 2018 sales, with 44 of the top 50 increasing year-over-year sales and 18 posting double-digit percentage growth...

PRINTING United 2019 Recap: Everything You Missed at the 720,000 Square Foot Mega-Show

Built on the foundation of the SGIA Expo, the inaugural PRINTING United brought basically the entire printing industry under one roof, with 600-plus exhibitors in just about every print application and segment. The Promo Marketing gang had a front row seat for the 720,000 sq. ft. show, and now we're sharing our experience with you in case you couldn't make it...

Roundup: All Our Coverage From PPAI Expo 2019

Whew, what a week. Between circling the show floor, sitting in on education sessions and sneaking off to the In-N-Out Burger, we kept ourselves busy at PPAI Expo 2019. In case you missed any of our event coverage, here's a roundup of all the stories we ran last week recapping the show...

The Top Promo Apparel Trends We Saw at PPAI Expo 2019

It’s hard to keep track of fashion developments. Sometimes it feels like right when you get the hang of what's trending, something else pops up. It’s an endless game of Wack-A-Mole. We're here to help...

The Best of PPAI Expo 2019: Day Two

Somehow, the second day of exhibits has already come to close at PPAI Expo 2019. (Time flies when you're raiding the media lounge snack bar, you know?) Just like yesterday in our day one roundup, we put together a shortlist of the most interesting products, people and booth displays we saw on day two...

The Best of PPAI Expo 2019: Day One

The exhibit hall at PPAI Expo 2019 opened this morning, and there was a lot to see and do. Since it's impossible to get to it all, we figured we'd help out in the best way we could—by highlighting some of the cool products, interesting people and creative booth displays we spied on our travels up and down the show floor...

2018 Wrap-Up: Threads Top 10 Most-Read Stories of the Year

With the year winding down, we thought it would be fun to take a look back at our top 10 most-read stories this year. By page views, these were the top Threads stories our audience couldn't get enough of. From airline uniforms to Pantone predictions, here's your 2018 apparel wrap-up.