Distributor News

TG Promotions Inc. Joins American Solutions for Business
March 18, 2019 at 10:55 am

American Solutions for Business, Glenwood, Minn., announced that TG Promotions has joined the team. The distributor consists of a group of nine people (three sales and sales support team members), and was founded by Terry Greer and his wife, Linda. It also brought on Jessica Huffman Dobosh to the sales team in November 2017. Dobosh…

Facilisgroup Releases Partner Growth Statistics
March 12, 2019 at 1:44 pm

Facilisgroup recently released its benchmark study to its member partners. These statistics showed Facilisgroup distributor members reached an average of 10 percent year-over-year growth in 2018, beating the industry average. Distributors completed $767 million in sales from industry suppliers. This growth was demonstrated by a record 232 partner sales representatives being honored at Facilisgroup’s annual Top…

American Solutions for Business Receives Gill-Line Award
March 5, 2019 at 11:05 am

American Solutions for Business, Glenwood, Minn., was a recipient of Gill-Line’s award as a Top 25 Distributor in 2018. “We’re incredibly grateful for our partnership with Gill-Line,” said Dana Zezzo, vice president of marketing, vendor relations and events for American Solutions for Business. “Recognition like this is beginning to become a lost art—we appreciate this…

Go Promo and Green Street Promotions Merge
February 19, 2019 at 1:15 pm

Go Promo, West Fargo, N.D., and Green Street Promotions, Hope, N.D., announced that they have merged operations and will continue to operate under their own names. According to the West Fargo Pioneer, the two owners, Casey Glandt (Go Promo) and Casey McCullough (Green Street Promotions) made the decision in order to give themselves better buying…

Vistaprint CEO to Step Down After 'Disappointing' Second Quarter for Cimpress
January 31, 2019 at 10:49 am

Cimpress released its second-quarter earnings report yesterday, and it's a doozy. In a surprising move, the company will part with Vistaprint CEO Trynka Shineman after Vistaprint posted revenue growth of just 1 percent, while overall Cimpress revenue grew 8 percent, down from 32 percent in the second quarter of 2018. Robert Keane, Cimpress CEO, will serve as interim CEO for Vistaprint while the company looks for a replacement...

AIA Celebrates Record-Breaking Year, Honors Owner Community
January 18, 2019 at 11:55 am

AIA Corporation, Neenah, Wis., hosted a red-carpet celebration at Celebrity Cars of Las Vegas during the 2019 PPAI Expo this week, to commemorate a record-breaking year and recognize the achievements of its owner community. Matt Gresge, CEO of…

Paul Kiewiet on Promotional Products Sales: Landing Large Accounts
January 18, 2019 at 11:33 am

On Wednesday, Jan. 16, promo industry consultant Paul Kiewiet, MAS+, shared his experiences in landing big accounts like Kellogg’s, and gave distributors advice on the steps they should take to make their business dreams a reality...

Commonsku's Mark Graham on How to Build a Community of Devoted Fans
January 17, 2019 at 4:35 pm

Obviously, business owners, principals or businesspeople in general want to create a loyal customer base. That’s how their businesses stay afloat. But, how do you go beyond that? How do you create a customer base that can’t get enough of your products or services?...