Distributor News

Proforma Introduces ProGlobal Network to Facilitate International Business
November 14, 2019 at 1:35 pm

Proforma, Cleveland, announced the launch of its new ProGlobal Network, which it says will be used to match Proforma owners with supplier partners outside the U.S. that have qualified to "facilitate global account opportunities and international company store programs." Proforma said in a press release that the program, which works to create a global fulfillment…

National Pen Revenue Increases While Vistaprint Revenue Dips
November 11, 2019 at 1:55 pm

Cimpress, Venlo, Netherlands, parent company of Vistaprint, released its first-quarter earnings report for the fiscal year, and saw a bit of an improvement on the National Pen side, but a dip in Vistaprint revenues. According to Nasdaq, the National Pen brand made $70.2 million, up 6.3 percent over last year. Vistaprint reported $343.2 million in…

Terry Woodhams Retires From HALO Branded Solutions
November 6, 2019 at 10:53 am

Terry Woodhams is retiring from HALO Branded Solutions after more than 30 years in the promotional products industry. Woodhams started in the industry in 1988 after a successful 20-year career in corporate management. He was the owner of American Pacific Promotions, a successful California distributorship, before selling the company…

STAHLS’ Introduces Technology to Automate Online Sales With STAHLS’ Spirit Sale
October 31, 2019 at 10:40 am

Now any apparel decorator can create online stores to sell more custom shirts to groups, schools, causes, teams and businesses. The garment decorating experts at STAHLS have launched STAHLS’ Spirit Sale. STAHLS’ Spirit Sale is an online e-commerce platform that allows apparel decorators (known…

Long Blockchain Corp. to Merge With Stran Promotional Solutions
October 28, 2019 at 11:34 am

Stran & Company Inc., a privately-held leading provider of comprehensive branding and incentive solutions doing business under the name Stran Promotional Solutions, and Long Blockchain Corp., today announced they have entered into a non-binding letter of intent to merge their businesses. Founded in 1994, Stran has grown to become a premiere distributor of branded merchandise…

PromoMBA Workshop Recap, Part 1: The Art of Getting More Sh#t Done
October 25, 2019 at 2:28 pm

If you caught our San Diego Power Meeting recap, then you probably read our short review of the PromoMBA workshop. But we thought it deserved a more in-depth recap. So, over three parts, we'll be breaking down some of the sessions in greater detail for those who weren’t able to make it. Here's part one...

Overture Promotions Opens New Headquarters Facility
October 23, 2019 at 11:51 am

Overture Promotions, previously based in Vernon Hills, Ill., announced on Monday that it is fully operational in its new headquarters facility in Waukegan, Ill., 40 miles north of Chicago. The $70 million promotional marketing firm consolidated two distribution centers into 200,000 square feet of warehouse space in the new facility, with expanded screen print and embroidery operations, and upgraded office space. The company added state-of-the-art technology to communicate better with customers, its U.S. network of sales offices and distribution centers, and its global partners.

Geiger Announces A Third 2019 European Acquisition
October 22, 2019 at 1:56 pm

UK Distributor GeigerBTC, a subsidiary of Geiger, Lewiston, Maine, announced it has acquired London-based distributor Shout Promotional Merchandise as part of its continued expansion strategy to support clients in the United Kingdom and across Europe. Shout Promotional Merchandise has been…