Distributor News

WorkflowOne Names Tom Rizzi to Lead Marketing Team
March 11, 2010

WorkflowOne, Dayton, Ohio, one of North America's leading providers of promotional marketing and print management and marketing services, announced that Thomas Rizzi has been named vice president of promotional products, reporting to Robert Abbonizio, senior vice president of customer solutions.

iPROMOTEu Announces DUNK FEST 2010
March 10, 2010

Wayland, Massachusetts-based iPROMOTEu announced it will be organizing its Dunk Fest 2010, the annual NCAA college basketball tournament challenge exclusively for the promotional products industry.  Dunk Fest is a fun way to create enthusiasm and spirit, and to foster friendly competition, among those working in the promotional products industry.

China’s Exports Rise 46% (The New York Times)
March 10, 2010

China announced Wednesday that its exports climbed 46 percent in February from a year earlier. Economists said the data signaled a rebound in consumer demand from the United States and other Western markets after the financial crisis last year.

HALO/Lee Wayne Parent Company Reports Earnings
March 9, 2010

Compass Diversified Holdings, Westport, Conn., an owner of leading middle market businesses including HALO/Lee Wayne, Sterling, Ill., announced its consolidated operating results for the three and 12 months ended December 31, 2009.

Proforma Partners with Global Source Link, Adds More Than 100 Sales People
March 9, 2010

Proforma, Cleveland, a leader in the printing and promotional products industry, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Fort Scott, Kansas-based, Global Source Link (GSL). This transaction will result in more than 100 GSL sales professionals becoming individual members of the Proforma Network.

4 Tips for Leveraging Video in Social Media
March 8, 2010

The U.S. audience watching online video continues to build, hitting a high of 86.5 million Internet users in December 2009, according to marketing research firm comScore. While a good deal of these folks are laughing along with giggly babies and checking out videos from their favorite entertainers, plenty of consumers and businesspeople also are tuning in to how-to demos, product announcements, event keynotes and other types of marketing content.

Remarks by FDIC Chairman Sheila C. Bair To the National Association for Business Economics, Washington Policy Conference
March 8, 2010

Good morning.

I am pleased to be with you this morning at the opening of NABE's Washington Policy Conference.

The last time I spoke before NABE was at your 50th Annual Meeting, on October 6th, 2008.

It was at the height of the financial crisis, when a range of extraordinary policy actions were being undertaken by the federal government to restore order to our financial markets. Click here to read the full speach by Chairman Bair.