Distributor News

Starline Launches Idea Board
February 9, 2010

Grand Island, New York-based Starline introduced its Idea Board to promote interactions between distributors and end-users.

Proforma Opens Eight New Offices in January
February 9, 2010

Cleveland-based Proforma, a leading North American provider of graphic communications solutions, announced eight new owners joined the company's network.

UPS Posts Huge 4th Quarter Earnings
February 2, 2010

Atlanta-based United Parcel Service (UPS) announced diluted earnings per share of $0.75 for the fourth quarter of 2009, above the company's original guidance of $0.58 to $0.65 per share, due in large measure to strong performance by its international segment. That segment saw volume growth, a substantial gain in operating profit and improvement to a 16.7 percent operating margin.

PROMOTIONS EAST Announces Four Day Education Schedule
January 28, 2010

The Specialty Advertising Association of Greater New York Inc. (SAAGNY), Woodcliff Lake, N.J., announced the PROMOTIONS EAST University education program for PROMOTIONS EAST 2010, June 6 to 9, in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Former Nintendo Executive Joins BDA as Vice President
January 28, 2010

POWER A, a leading manufacturer of licensed retail consumer electronics accessories and the consumer products division of Bensussen Deutsch & Associates Inc. (BDA), Woodinville, Wash., announced the appointment of John Moore as divisional vice president of product development and marketing.

PPEF to Award $100,000 in College Scholarships
January 28, 2010

The Promotional Products Education Foundation (PPEF), Irving, Texas, announced it will award $100,000 in college scholarships in 2010. PPEF will make awards in the following categories: