Paper Products

Foldable Bike Helmets Provide Branding Opportunity for Bike Share Programs
January 3, 2017 at 1:23 pm

Cyclists, especially those who are riding on busy city streets, should wear protective headgear. With the growing popularity of bike-share programs in cities, especially with urban commuters, it makes sense to create a similarly convenient and portable solution for head protection. Enter the paper, foldable helmet. Pratt Insitute of Design graduate Isis Shiffer designed the…

Catnip-infused Direct Mail Is Real and It Works
December 19, 2016 at 2:53 pm

The best way to create a sure-fire promotion is to give out a product that the end-users will actually use and keep. Or, if you can't do that, give them something they'll have to pry from the clawed clutches of their cats by sending them catnip-infused direct mail. Yes, this is real. The American Genius…

Gift Boxes Recalled Due to Risk of Mold Exposure
December 13, 2016 at 2:27 pm

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), announced that Schurman Retail Group, Fairfield, Calif., is recalling one of its paper box products because mold can be present on the boxes, which can cause respiratory or other infections in those with compromised immune systems or lung issues. So far, Schurman Retail Group received nine reports of respiratory…

Beyonce Launches Holiday-themed Merchandise
November 29, 2016 at 1:27 pm

Our favorite things about the holidays are time with family, cozy nights by the fire and official holiday-themed merchandise from Beyonce. (You know, the classics.) Thankfully, Queen Bey heard our wish, and released a line of holiday-themed apparel. The line includes sweatpants, T-shirts, hoodies, and tank tops, which say "I Sleigh All Day" (a play…

Shinola Offers Journals Through The Book Company
October 11, 2016 at 6:57 pm

The Book Company, Delray Beach, Fla., announced an exclusive partnership with Shinola, a Detroit-based lifestyle brand with retail stores worldwide. Shinola’s line of U.S.-made journals is now available to the promotional products industry as of Oct. 1. Since 2012, Shinola products have…

Drum-Line Introduces Adult Coloring Products
August 22, 2016 at 6:37 pm

Drum-Line, Stuttgart, Ark., has introduced a new collection of coloring products, including wall calendars, desk pads, monthly planners and journals featuring original artwork designed for coloring. Coloring has been shown to ease anxiety and reduce stress. Adults looking to unplug from non-stop technology are turning to coloring as a form of meditation. “Color Your Journals”…

Adult Coloring Books: Much More than Pretty Colors
May 3, 2016 at 6:09 pm

Adult coloring books have become a bit of a phenomenon recently. Adult coloring books may be good for more than just a fun way to pass the time. Some people have used coloring as real therapy. But is it as effective as some people think?

Taylor Corp. Is Buying Staples Print Solutions
April 18, 2016 at 8:21 pm

Taylor Corporation, North Mankato, Minn., announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets of Framingham, Massachusetts-based Staples Print Solutions...