Distributor News

Sonoma Promos Acquires Prime Designs
October 22, 2021 at 10:19 am

Sonoma Promotional Solutions announced earlier this month that it has acquired Prime Designs. The acquisition aligns with Sonoma Promos’ focus on growing its business with partners that value lasting relationships, and it reinforces the company’s commitment to helping grow the sales of its customers...

Spotify's Latest Merch Move Is a Win for Artists (and a Bigger Win for Shopify)
October 21, 2021 at 12:04 pm

Spotify and Shopify already had a few things in common—both are huge names in their respective online niches, both have extremely similar names that make proofreading articles about them a pain. But now, they have another thing in common: They're working together—and it seems like a win for everyone involved...

commonsku Opens Registration for skucon 2022
October 19, 2021 at 10:41 am

commonsku, a promotional products business and sales software, has opened registration for skucon, a hybrid experience with the option to attend either in-person or virtually on Jan. 9, 2022. skucon is a conference for distributors and suppliers in the promo industry who want to...

Firebrand Global Marketing Hires Limaye as Account and Marketing Support
October 18, 2021 at 12:57 pm

Firebrand Global Marketing, Clarendon Hills, Ill., announced that it has welcomed Malati Limaye, TAS, as account and marketing support. As a newcomer in the industry, Limaye will start by providing support to the customer service, sales and marketing departments while pursuing education through PPAI and on various industry platforms. Limaye brings a Bachelor of Arts…

Geiger Hires Janice Gray and Tuan Huynh to Executive Team
October 13, 2021 at 2:56 pm

Geiger announced that Janice Gray and Tuan Huynh have joined the company’s executive team as chief human resource officer and chief information officer, respectively. Gray has extensive experience as a strategic leader focused on talent acquisition, talent management and team development. Huynh has more than 20 years of experience leading...

SAAGNY Announces Two In-Person Fall Shows
October 11, 2021 at 11:44 am

The Specialty Advertising Association of Greater New York (SAAGNY) and its members have gathered three times for indoor shows in the past month. The last two were held Tuesday, Oct. 5 at the Melville Marriott; and Thursday, Oct. 7, at the Crowne Plaza Suffern-Mahwah. On Oct. 7 in Suffern, the day began with an interactive panel discussion featuring...

Universal Unilink Announces Member Sample Box
October 7, 2021 at 10:08 am

Universal Unilink announced that it partnered with its suppliers to create sample boxes, which the company will send to all distributor members. Each sample box consisted of 20 products from 17 different suppliers. For many suppliers, this was an opportunity to showcase products with deep inventory or products geared toward the holiday season...

Grossman Marketing Group Acquires Symbol Marketing & Promotions
October 5, 2021 at 11:29 am

Grossman Marketing Group takes another step in its efforts to further expand its New England footprint as it announces the acquisition of New Hampshire-based Symbol Marketing & Promotions. The move expands Grossman Marketing Group’s relationships in the technology space...

Promonoise: A Beautiful New Sound Has Arrived
October 4, 2021 at 10:59 am

Alex Morin (formerly of Debco) recently launched Promonoise—a new take on promotional education resources. The first phase of the launch will feature a series of blogs under the “Mentor Series” banner, accompanied by podcast audio of those blogs. An e-book will also be launched...