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2020 Wrap-Up: All Our PM Longform Stories From This Year
December 17, 2020 at 2:06 pm

This year, we've gone deep on a variety of topics related to the promotional products industry. Some of them have been heavy, some have been more optimistic, and some have been attempts at the predicting the future based on what we know about the present. Here are all the PM Longform stories we ran in 2020...

Decoration Diaries: A Distributor Goes the Extra Mile on an Embroidery Order
December 2, 2020 at 10:15 am

Jamie S. Young of Jamie Young Swag & Strategy tells us how an embroidery project almost went south after switching contract decorators for a reorder. Young vowed to stick to her original source going forward for this particular project, but here’s how she stepped in to keep her client happy...

How Great Decoration Helps Promotional Products Businesses Stand Out From the Competition
November 10, 2020 at 11:35 am

RJ Hagel, manager of global marketing for Goldstar; Tom Davenport, co-founder of Ink Kitchen; and Mike Wilson, vice president of operations for Overture Promotions, joined our own Sean Norris for a panel discussion on how promo businesses can take their decoration capabilities to the next level, and how that can attract more business even when times are tough for customers...

Teespring Adds 'Digital Merchandise' to Its Product Offering for Online Content Creators
October 15, 2020 at 12:43 pm

Following up on its moves to give TikTok and YouTube creators ways to sell merchandise directly in-app, Teespring is now giving online content creators the option of selling “digital merchandise.” It’s an interesting twist for a company that built itself on T-shirts to now deal with digital products like filters, digital planners and other social-media ready “items"...