Why You Should Reconcile Accounts Before Filing Sales Tax
May 13, 2022 at 11:16 am

Question: I filed my sales tax last week with the numbers in the QuickBooks sales tax liability report. When I ran the report again this week, the numbers had changed. What’s going on? Answer: Likely, you had not reconciled your checking account(s) before running the first sales tax report...

Zagwear Acquires Arrow Promotional, Expanding Presence in US and UK Markets
May 13, 2022 at 11:03 am

Zagwear, a branded merchandise agency headquartered in White Plains, New York, has acquired Arrow Promotional, a New York City and UK-based promotional merchandise company with a long list of top-tier clients. Arrow Promotional’s operations, including offices in New York, Denver and the UK, will be consolidated into Zagwear...

Your 1:1 Review With Yourself
May 12, 2022 at 9:10 am

There isn't usually someone else to evaluate your performance in your business and provide feedback. How would your 1:1 review go?

Phase 3 Marketing and Communications Acquires Graphic Visions Unlimited
May 12, 2022 at 9:03 am

Phase 3 Marketing and Communications, an integrated marketing services company that provides promotional products, wide-format printing and more, is continuing its growth in the print industry with the acquisition of Graphic Visions Unlimited. For more than 30 years, Graphic Visions has been a resource to clients for visual graphics and advertising production...

HALO Branded Solutions Acquires BrandVia
May 5, 2022 at 3:22 pm

HALO Branded Solutions, Sterling, Illinois, announced the acquisition of BrandVia, San Jose, California. BrandVia will maintain its San Jose staff and presence, expanding HALO's positive momentum in the global technology market. "BrandVia plays a key role in building the brands of an elite list of major technology clients, including Salesforce, Adobe, LinkedIn and...

Why SEO Is So Important for Promo Distributors
May 5, 2022 at 12:33 pm

Seventy-five percent of people never scroll past the first page of search engines. This also applies to buyers of promotional products, many of whom use Google and other search engines to find a vendor. This means that if you want to be in the game, you must appear on page 1 for the right search terms. If you don’t, you are literally invisible to your ideal clients...

Proforma Introduces Its Proprietary E-Commerce Certification Program
May 5, 2022 at 10:03 am

Proforma, Cleveland, has developed and released its ProStores University training and e-commerce certification program. This educational series is exclusively available to Proforma owners, and has already gained nearly 4,000 course enrollments. “E-commerce is the future of business transactions, and we are committed to empowering our owners to be the...

The Magnet Group Announces New Director of Logistics
May 4, 2022 at 11:18 am

The Magnet Group, Washington, Missouri, announced the promotion of Imelda Alvarez to director of logistics for the company. "Ms. Alvarez has been a tremendous asset on the Castelli team for the last 10 years, and this move will be a great step forward in her career," said Curtis Grotting, vice president of logistics for The Magnet Group...