Paper, Packaging & Printing

Ennis Inc. to Acquire All Stock of the Flesh Company and Subsidiary Impressions Direct
July 11, 2019 at 10:59 am

Ennis Inc., Midlothian, Texas, announced the signing of a share purchase agreement to acquire all the outstanding stock of The Flesh Company and its wholly owned subsidiary, Impressions Direct Inc. The closing will occur on July 15, 2019, but the transfer of ownership for the transactions contemplated by this agreement will be deemed for all…

There’s Only One Blockbuster Store Left, But Now There’s a Blockbuster Board Game
June 13, 2019 at 12:16 pm

We're feeling irrepressibly nostalgic today thanks to Big Potato Games. That's because fellow lovers of the past and all-things cinematic can now play the Blockbuster Board Game, available at Target and at the last remaining Blockbuster Video store in Bend, Ore., with the amazing creation destined to have us rewind our brains to a different…

How Custom Packaging Elevates a Product to the Next Level
May 28, 2019 at 11:54 am

Customized packaging elevates a promotional product to the next level. The packaging is decorated with full wrap four-color process. With customized packaging, you’re no longer just delivering promotional products, but rather offering a gift waiting to be unwrapped. Spector & Co. offers four customized packaging solutions—two options for pens, one option for journals and one…

Hershey’s Logo Gets an Emoji Makeover for Limited-Time Chocolate Bars
May 16, 2019 at 1:18 pm

We already had a million reasons to be excited about summer, but after the recent news that Hershey's will be making a limited-edition alteration to its famous chocolate bars, we can add another to the list. Modifying the goods for the first time in their 119-year history, the company will include 25 emojis on the milk-chocolate marvels, giving its renowned logo a semi-vacation for the sweltering season...

Burger King's New 'Real Meals' Are Silly, But They Have a Good Message
May 3, 2019 at 1:56 pm

For a long time, themed kids' fast food meals were dominated by the Happy Meal. It became a catch-all term for neatly packaged meals that kids liked. Other restaurants tried, but nothing had the longevity or brand awareness domination of the Happy Meal. Burger King is trying its best, though, to face off against the…

Could Maryland Make History as First State to Enact a Styrofoam Ban?
March 25, 2019 at 1:08 pm

Today is already a momentous occasion for one of Promo Marketing’s neighbors to the South, as more than 6 million folks are celebrating Maryland Day, the acknowledgement of the first European settlers’ landing in the then-Providence of Maryland. Come a little more than 15 months from now, though, the population could have even more cause…

Popeyes Is Giving 'Emotional Support Chicken' Food Boxes to Philly Flyers
December 20, 2018 at 12:00 pm

'Tis the season for seasonings, apparently, thanks to Popeye's. Proving its poultry prowess, the renowned fried chicken chain endeared itself more to devotees on Tuesday, instituting an "Emotional Support" tenders meal that not only provides a comedic take on flyers’ frequent reliance on animals to ease their travel stress, but also shows that the company…

Branded Wrapping Paper Is Big Right Now
December 18, 2018 at 12:29 pm

A week from today, the excitement emanating from children (and quite a few adults) all over the world will be irrepressible as they receive their Christmas gifts. To enjoy the seasonal endowments, most consumers will end up tearing away ample amounts of wrapping paper, with the act of opening often regarded as being as much…