Office & Desk

BIC Graphic North America Donates More than 55,000 Items to Support Students
August 6, 2020 at 12:28 pm

BIC Graphic North America, Clearwater, Fla., continues to support long-standing donation partnerships in its local communities with a recent donation of 55,176 items to organizations benefiting students and educators. Contributions in both Florida and Minnesota included more than 3,000 backpacks, as well as a variety of notebooks, earbuds, headphones, power banks, writing instruments, sport bottles…

C-Slide’s Work-From-Home Webcam Cover Receives National Attention on CNBC
July 30, 2020 at 11:16 am

C-Slide, Lehi, Utah, was featured in CNBC’s “Make It” list for being a critical product to have when working from home. With the current trend of working from home in less-secure environments, the need for C-Slide’s anti-hacking, privacy-protecting products has increased globally. “Cybersecurity experts everywhere are warning people to take webcam spying seriously now more…

Financial Institutions Are Using Branded Welcome Kits for Virtual Interns
July 6, 2020 at 11:47 am

The world needs to keep spinning, and college kids are still expected to get the necessary work experience internships provide, even if they don’t show up in an office. So, to make them feel welcome and keep things as close to normal as possible, big-name companies are giving their interns some pretty cool welcome gifts and gift bags...

AIA Helps Owners Diversify Product Offerings With Home Office and Business Supplies
May 28, 2020 at 1:48 pm

As COVID-19 shifts how promotional products distributors run their businesses, AIA Corporation, Appleton, Wis., is providing its owner community with tools and resources to retain clients, attract new customers and, ultimately, manage a profitable business. Most recently, this included offering home office and business products through a partnership with AIA-owned OfficeZilla, a business products distributorship…

BIC Graphic Donates $10,000 Worth of Promo Products for Teachers
April 20, 2020 at 11:13 am

BIC Graphic North America, Clearwater, Fla., has donated $10,000 worth of promotional products to the Marjorie’s Hope Back to School program in support of teachers in Pasco County, Fla. This is the second year the promotional supplier has supported Marjorie’s Hope through product donations...

Top 5 WFH Products from Spector and Co
April 1, 2020 at 8:24 am

Working from home—or, “WFH.” For most of us it’s our new reality, so let’s make it as functional as possible! We’ve created a “WFH Kit” that is perfect for setting up a workstation on your kitchen table or any available space you can call your own! First, a key piece of the workstation, the Tobi…

7 Promo Products for Working Remotely
March 26, 2020 at 1:50 pm

Starting this month, many of us have transitioned to fully working from home. A whole lot of end-users are doing the same. If you’re looking for inspiration on promo products to suggest to customers for work-from-home kits, here are a couple of ideas...

Court Dismisses Lawsuit Against Essendant Relating to Staples Merger
January 6, 2020 at 1:56 pm

A Delaware court dismissed a case against Essendant, as of October the sister company of Staples, which claimed that it breached its fiduciary duty during the process of being acquired by Sycamore Partners. Shareholders said in the class action lawsuit that Essendant aborted a previous agreement to merge with another office supplies company, S.P. Richards.…

After Merger, Office Supplies Wholesaler Essendant to Offer Promo Items Via Staples Promotional Products
October 16, 2019 at 2:13 pm

In January of this year, Staples Inc. finalized its merger with Essendant via Sycamore Partners, its private equity owners. Essendant is a wholesale distributor of workplace and office products. Its customers are resellers such as office supply superstores, mail order companies, drug and grocery store chains and e-commerce businesses. We didn't report on the merger…