Housewares

Scavenger Types
September 1, 2009

There are the fun and cool scavengers that get to be in nature documentaries, like the hyena and remora. Then there are the creepy and much-hated scavengers, like the rat, vulture and weird guy with glasses straps and stained monochrome T-shirt you always see in the bargain sections of bookstores, studying huge hardcover books like "Gulches: Long Holes of the Southwest." Me though, I'm going to go with the zombie as my favorite scavenger. Partly because they're awesome (I sure do love a good zombie movie), but also because they make their living off the brains of others, which is just what I'm about to do. Below are few links to articles I've found,  accompanied by neat little summaries.

Norwood Promotional Products Launches Social Networking Initiative
September 1, 2009

Indianapolis-based Norwood Promotional Products announced it added the social networking sites, Facebook and Twitter to its marketing mix. A multidisciplinary team of social networkers has been formed, drawing from sales, product development/merchandising, e-Business and marketing. 

Bullet Line Drops Prices on 52 Best Sellers
August 25, 2009

Bullet Line, Miami, a member of Polyconcept North America, the second largest supplier within the promotional products industry, announced it reduced prices on 52 of its top-selling products by up to 30 percent, through the end of the year.

Starline USA Announces Wii Contest Winners
August 18, 2009

Grand Island, New York-based Starline USA announced that since the number of QuickPick entries exceeded the company's expectations, it decided to award more than

SnugZ USA's Johnson and Others Launch Promo35 Facebook Group
June 16, 2009

Charley Johnson, executive vice president of Salt Lake City-based SnugZ USA, announced he and a few other industry youngsters created Promo35, a new Facebook group focusing on using community to help educate the next generation of promotional product professionals.

Open House
May 19, 2009

Home prices plummeting. Foreclosures rising. Mortgages defaulting. Banks collapsing. New construction slowing. Loans vanishing. Credit nonexistent. Financial apocalypse imminent.

Aprons, Etc. to Hold Event-Marketing Promotions Webinar
April 21, 2009

Pam Pennington, national accounts manager for Mauldin, South Carolina-based Aprons, Etc. announced the company will hold a free promotional industry webinar discussing event-marketing products. The webinar will be held on April 30, 2009 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. EST. The company noted space is limited.