Management

Koozie Group Promotes Sandeep Jain to VP of Vendor Relations, Sourcing and Compliance
April 23, 2021 at 12:15 pm

Koozie Group (previously BIC Graphic), Clearwater, Fla., has affirmed its commitment to social responsibility and compliance with the promotion of Sandeep Jain to the role of vice president of vendor relations, sourcing and compliance. Jain has been in the promotional products industry for more than three years as a…

The Pros and Cons of Specializing in the Distributor Business
April 22, 2021 at 12:29 pm

Do you specialize in a particular market? This is one question I always ask distributors at educational presentations as well as one-to-one consultations. Nine out of 10 times, the answer is no. Most feel it’s best to serve as many industries as possible and not limit themselves. Is that the right approach?...

Kevin Pollack Joins HALO as Chief Operating Officer
April 20, 2021 at 1:52 pm

HALO Branded Solutions, Sterling, Ill., announced today that Kevin Pollack has been named chief operating officer. Pollack joins HALO after 17 years in key operational and commercial leadership roles with Stericycle, a multi-billion-dollar leader in the health care services industry. He most recently served as senior vice president of global sales operations and strategic markets.…

Time Is Money. Really.
April 19, 2021 at 12:15 pm

I have said many times that there is no excuse for not making $500,000 per year in this industry, whether you are a business owner or a sales rep. Time is money. You heard it before. But do you really believe it? Do you really treat time like money? Think about it this way. Let’s say…

BAMKO Hires Sasha Pirrie as National Sales Manager
April 19, 2021 at 11:14 am

BAMKO, Los Angeles, announced that it has hired Sasha Pirrie as national sales manger. Pirrie previously was with Polyconcept North America. “I’ve been watching the growth and innovation happening at BAMKO over the last few years, and you simply can’t deny that they are building something different over there—very, very different,” Pirrie said. “To me,…

The Evolution of Domino’s Pizza With Founder Tom Monaghan
April 16, 2021 at 4:58 pm

Tom Monaghan, founder of Domino’s Pizza, grew the company into one of the world’s largest pizza companies and then sold it for $1 billion. Despite his inauspicious childhood and business challenges, he transformed the pizza industry. Monaghan discusses with host Greg Muzzillo his five key priorities for success...

Otter Products Continues Day of Giving During Pandemic
April 15, 2021 at 10:58 am

In the midst of a global pandemic, one thing remains constant: Otter Products, Fort Collins, Colo., will close its doors in all global locations for a day of volunteering—safely in-person and virtually. In partnership with the OtterCares Foundation, closed2open pauses all Otter Products operations around the world for one day to allow employees to make…