Housewares

Keurig Selling Itself for Nearly $14B
December 9, 2015 at 3:54 pm

Keurig, the single-cup coffee machine maker, said it has agreed to be sold to private equity firm JAB Holding Co. for almost $14 billion. JAB Holding Co. is offering $92 for each share of Keurig, a 78 percent premium from the stock’s closing price of $51.70 on Dec. 4. Keurig’s stock is down nearly 61 percent…

3M Promotional Markets Hires The MLR Alliance
December 8, 2015 at 4:32 pm

3M Promotional Markets, North Mankato, Minn., announced that it has hired The MLR Alliance to represent the company in its Southern region. The MLR Alliance is made up of Tony Tuso of Tuso Marketing, Tony Pinto of Pinto Marketing, and Bill Reisack and Julie Macdonald-Ward of Reisack Marketing. The MLR Alliance will represent 3M Promotional…

Terry Town Hires Marketing Coordinator
December 7, 2015 at 4:48 pm

Terry Town, San Diego, a supplier of towels, blankets and robes, recently hired Esmeralda Anaya to head its marketing expansion as marketing coordinator. Anaya, a recent graduate of San Diego State University, has achieved accolades for her work with medium-to-large sized companies in southern…

Feds Bust Counterfeits at California Flea Market
December 4, 2015 at 4:32 pm

There is a major warning for shoppers after federal agents have made a bust of high-end counterfeit items in California's South Bay Area. Earlier this month at the De Anza College Flea Market, they seized more than $500,000 in fake merchandise. Purses, jewelry, sports jerseys, hats and shoes are just a sampling of the more…

Coca-Cola and HMSHost Give Travelers Holiday Gifts
December 2, 2015 at 6:21 pm

Coca-Cola and restaurant company HMSHost, Bethesda, Md., launched a campaign to bring holiday cheer in the form of gifts and promotional products to travelers at airports across North America. As part of the HMSHost Holiday Elves and the Instant Stocking Stuffer campaigns, elves will surprise customers with gifts from Dec. 4 through Dec. 11, according…

Clever Employee Gift Ideas
December 1, 2015 at 3:22 pm

Your employees are a big part of your business’s success story. So, understandably, you want to make them feel appreciated. A special and memorable gift is a great way to show your thanks for all they do. Why don’t you take advantage of the gift giving season to wow your staff with clever employee gift…

Fake Merchandise Destroyed in UK Raid
November 17, 2015 at 3:19 pm

Trading Standards officers seized and later destroyed a haul of fake goods, including clothes and perfume, in Grimsby and Cleethorpes, U.K. The haul included a significant number of big-name brands, such as Adidas, Nike, Ralph Lauren, Hugo Boss, Chanel and Premier League merchandise. It also included mugs, lighters and keyrings. Authorities found most of the…

4 Pizza Promotions to Bite Into
September 18, 2015

We started thinking about all the pizza-related promo possibilities, and we decided to share our insights.

2 Cross-promotion Ideas for Spring
March 18, 2014

Providing cross-promotion products increases the brand exposure for your client(s). Here are two cross-market promotion ideas to celebrate warm weather.

Logomark Invested $2 Million to Improve Service This Year
December 26, 2013

Logomark, Tustin, Calif., utilized $2 million in equipment and training in 2013 to meet expectations of timely delivery and exceptional service. That investment, coupled with dedication, resulted in higher industry ratings.