Marketing and Sales

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,…

What’s the Easiest Way to Place a Reorder in QuickBooks?
April 16, 2021 at 11:51 am

Ask the Accountant… Question: A customer is placing a reorder. Is there an easy way to do that in QB Premier? Answer: Yes. Open the original sales order and click “Create a Copy” at the top of the screen. Make any adjustments to prices in the new sales order, then create the supplier purchase order…

HPG Launches New Exclusive Partnerships With Nomatic and Pladra
April 16, 2021 at 9:41 am

HPG, Braintree, Mass., announced two new exclusive partnerships with consumer brands Nomatic and Pladra. HPG will be the first to offer promo-industry access to the two award-winning retail brands under the HPG Exclusive line launched in February 2021. Nomatic and Pladra styles will be available at...

Are You Ready for the Boom?
April 14, 2021 at 1:48 pm

Consider this small window of opportunity—now—the biggest moment of your future. The Financial Times called it a “once-in-a-century” boom. Nobel-winning economist Paul Krugman calls this imminent moment coming out of COVID a big bounce followed by a long boom. Many are predicting a second roaring twenties. But it won’t boom for all. Why?...

Storm Duds Raingear Hires Multi-Line Rep Beata Miller
April 13, 2021 at 10:44 am

Storm Duds Raingear, Attleboro, Mass., announced the addition of multi-line representative Beata Miller of Jules Scheck Associates. Miller will represent Storm Duds Raingear and share the territory with Michael Bender to expand the company’s services to its growing partner distributors. Miller joins Storm Duds Raingear with more than a…

In-Person Events Are Back. Is Your Brand Ready?
April 12, 2021 at 11:43 am

Brighter days lie just ahead, as in-person trade shows slowly return, sports teams welcome fans back to the stands and more summer events are announced each day. Optimism fills the air with events coming back in 2021, and you need to be ready to represent your brand. SnugZ USA is here to help with everything…

Be the Hammer With OfficeMax Co-Founder Michael Feuer
April 12, 2021 at 9:34 am

Michael Feuer started OfficeMax with one store and a personal investment of $20,000, and grew the business into a $5 billion company with nearly 1,000 stores. Feuer shares with host Greg Muzzillo the steps he took to ensure that his business would be successful...