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Kevin Pollack Joins HALO as Chief Operating Officer
April 20, 2021 at 1:52 pm

HALO Branded Solutions, Sterling, Ill., announced today that Kevin Pollack has been named chief operating officer. Pollack joins HALO after 17 years in key operational and commercial leadership roles with Stericycle, a multi-billion-dollar leader in the health care services industry. He most recently served as senior vice president of global sales operations and strategic markets.…

Time Is Money. Really.
April 19, 2021 at 12:15 pm

I have said many times that there is no excuse for not making $500,000 per year in this industry, whether you are a business owner or a sales rep. Time is money. You heard it before. But do you really believe it? Do you really treat time like money? Think about it this way. Let’s say…

FedEx Office Introduces Promotional Products
April 19, 2021 at 12:07 pm

FedEx announced last week that it will now start selling promotional products, joining other big names previously separate from the industry, like Costco and Walmart. FedEx’s plan has even more in common with those two, as they are all sourcing products from Harland Clarke. “Through our business insights, we know our small to mid-size business…

BAMKO Hires Sasha Pirrie as National Sales Manager
April 19, 2021 at 11:14 am

BAMKO, Los Angeles, announced that it has hired Sasha Pirrie as national sales manger. Pirrie previously was with Polyconcept North America. “I’ve been watching the growth and innovation happening at BAMKO over the last few years, and you simply can’t deny that they are building something different over there—very, very different,” Pirrie said. “To me,…

What’s the Easiest Way to Place a Reorder in QuickBooks?
April 16, 2021 at 11:51 am

Ask the Accountant… Question: A customer is placing a reorder. Is there an easy way to do that in QB Premier? Answer: Yes. Open the original sales order and click “Create a Copy” at the top of the screen. Make any adjustments to prices in the new sales order, then create the supplier purchase order…

Submit Your Nomination for Print+Promo Marketing's 2021 Women in Print and Promo Issue!
April 7, 2021 at 1:07 pm

In the print and promo world, there are more women than ever before running the show—creating dynamic marketing campaigns, generating sales dollars, running machinery and leading multimillion-dollar companies. More importantly, they’re guiding the new generation of women entering the workforce. Print+Promo Marketing would like to recognize some of these women, and we’re asking for your…

Universal Unilink Elevates Marty Hartman to Director of Marketing
April 6, 2021 at 10:50 am

Universal Unilink, Greer, S.C., promoted Marty Hartman from marketing coordinator to director of marketing. Hartman will be responsible for leading, developing and executing marketing initiatives for Universal Unilink, including promoting membership engagement, fostering vendor communication and cultivating new member interactions. “Marty has been an integral part of our team for the last seven years," said…

Why Did QuickBooks Premier Become So Expensive?
April 2, 2021 at 11:56 am

Ask the Accountant… Question: The price for QB Premier has gone up a lot recently. I found a much lower price online. Is it the same thing? Should I wait and see if the prices come down? Answer: Intuit has significantly increased the prices for QB Premier 2021. The wholesale pricing has nearly doubled, and…

AIA Hosts Its First Marketing Lab Event
March 30, 2021 at 10:03 am

AIA Corporation, Appleton, Wis., hosted its first virtual Marketing Lab event earlier this month, bringing together nearly 90 owners and seven speakers for two days of hands-on learning and collaboration. Topics discussed included social media, email marketing, company stores, and website and email analytics...

Lori Bauer Joins iPROMOTEu as Senior VP of Affiliate Sales and Support
March 24, 2021 at 1:25 pm

iPROMOTEu, Wayland, Mass., announced that industry veteran Lori Bauer will be joining as senior vice president of affiliate sales and support. In this role, Bauer will serve as the company’s senior executive responsible for increasing sales among iPROMOTEu’s affiliates and ensuring that the affiliates have all the support they need to succeed...