Distributor News

Overture Promotions Certified Minority-Owned, Launches Supplier Diversity Portal
May 19, 2022 at 9:39 am

Overture Promotions announced that its parent company, Westbridge Capital, has been certified minority-owned. Last month, Overture also launched its Diverse Supplier Portal, reaching out to 500 diverse-owned businesses with an invitation to sign up. In the first month after launch, over 30 new suppliers joined...

PRINTING United Expo 2022 Registration Now Open
May 18, 2022 at 11:14 am

Registration for PRINTING United Expo 2022 has officially opened! The leading event in printing, representing all facets of the industry, takes place October 19-21 in Las Vegas. Product launches, live demonstrations, powerful keynote education, networking opportunities and more is just months away...

Smart Source Acquires Suncoast Marketing
May 17, 2022 at 2:09 pm

Smart Source announced that it has acquired Suncoast Marketing Inc. The acquisition will allow Smart Source to further increase market share and strengthen its existing South Florida operations, while giving Suncoast access to the tools necessary to be a market leader and grow its business in a changing industry...

Zagwear Acquires Arrow Promotional, Expanding Presence in US and UK Markets
May 13, 2022 at 11:03 am

Zagwear, a branded merchandise agency headquartered in White Plains, New York, has acquired Arrow Promotional, a New York City and UK-based promotional merchandise company with a long list of top-tier clients. Arrow Promotional’s operations, including offices in New York, Denver and the UK, will be consolidated into Zagwear...

Phase 3 Marketing and Communications Acquires Graphic Visions Unlimited
May 12, 2022 at 9:03 am

Phase 3 Marketing and Communications, an integrated marketing services company that provides promotional products, wide-format printing and more, is continuing its growth in the print industry with the acquisition of Graphic Visions Unlimited. For more than 30 years, Graphic Visions has been a resource to clients for visual graphics and advertising production...

Proforma Founder Donates $5,000 to Next Generation of Entrepreneurial Business Leaders
May 10, 2022 at 11:12 am

Proforma founder Greg Muzzillo recently spoke at the NextGen Speaker Series and donated his $5,000 speaker honorarium to Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida. The NextGen Speaker Series is a gathering of America’s most distinguished business leaders. Keynote speakers included world-renowned entrepreneurs and CEOs who shared...

4imprint Expects to Hit $1 Billion in Revenue This Year
May 9, 2022 at 12:30 pm

It seems that 4imprint is back. The distributor said in a trading update last week that it is on track to reach $1 billion in revenue for 2022. MarketWatch also reported that the company's order counts for the first four months of the year were 11% higher than in 2019, while average order value was up 27%...

HALO Branded Solutions Acquires BrandVia
May 5, 2022 at 3:22 pm

HALO Branded Solutions, Sterling, Illinois, announced the acquisition of BrandVia, San Jose, California. BrandVia will maintain its San Jose staff and presence, expanding HALO's positive momentum in the global technology market. "BrandVia plays a key role in building the brands of an elite list of major technology clients, including Salesforce, Adobe, LinkedIn and...

Proforma Introduces Its Proprietary E-Commerce Certification Program
May 5, 2022 at 10:03 am

Proforma, Cleveland, has developed and released its ProStores University training and e-commerce certification program. This educational series is exclusively available to Proforma owners, and has already gained nearly 4,000 course enrollments. “E-commerce is the future of business transactions, and we are committed to empowering our owners to be the...

Universal Unilink Announces Recipient of 2022-23 Karl Fowler Scholarship
May 3, 2022 at 10:28 am

Universal Unilink, the purchasing association based in Greenville, South Carolina, recently introduced Tess Sanford as the recipient of its 2022-2023 Karl Fowler scholarship. Karl Fowler is close to the heart of the Universal Unilink family. He is the unofficial goodwill ambassador for Universal Unilink and son of founders Allan and Gayle Fowler. Karl's autism gives him...