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BIC Graphic Raises $198,000 for Wounded Warrior Project to Date
November 12, 2015 at 3:29 pm

BIC Graphic, Clearwater, Fla., continued its support of Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) this Veterans Day by guaranteeing a minimum donation of $100,000 in 2015 in support of the organization’s mission—to honor and empower wounded warriors. Upon announcing the partnership in January, BIC Graphic made an initial donation of $50,000 to WWP and also began a…

3 Strategies That Turned $6 Into a Six-figure Business
November 12, 2015 at 2:51 pm

The day I decided to start my business, I had $6 in my pocket, no experience and zero connections. Needless to say, I made a lot of mistakes. However, within that first year, I was able to overcome a lot of obstacles and learn what it takes to truly succeed as an entrepreneur. Today I’m…

Can't Wait for Tomorrow
November 11, 2015 at 6:43 pm

Paul Bellantone and I walked to dinner after the first day of PPAI’s 2015 Product Responsibility Summit and talked about the same thing

Stromberg Brand Umbrellas Hires Two Multi-line Representatives
November 11, 2015 at 6:01 pm

The Hudson Valley Umbrella Company, the home of Stromberg Brand Umbrellas, Valley Cottage, N.Y., has announced the hiring of two multi-line representatives: Tobin James of TCJ Marketing Inc., to cover Florida and Puerto Rico, and Bo Turner of Turner and Associates for…

The Power of 'No': Escape From Overload and Focus on What Matters
November 11, 2015 at 4:53 pm

One of the most important things a leader can do is to help people stay focused. That means having the courage to say “no.” It also means having the willingness to protect the interests of your organization when people push back. People can wear you down by pointing out reasons why the idea can’t work,…

12 Essential Night-time Rituals of Millionaire Entrepreneurs
November 11, 2015 at 4:42 pm

"It took me a divorce, a physical breakdown, the death of my mother and a few years of not really knowing my kids to learn a simple truth: the singular purpose of life is not to work." Business coach Cameron Herold's words hit me like a ton of bricks. I knew all too well the…

LSU Investigating Running Back's Family Over Merchandise
November 11, 2015 at 3:52 pm

LSU is investigating the family of running back Leonard Fournette to see if it violated NCAA rules, according to a USA Today report. The investigation stems from the brief existence of a website that was created to sell Fournette merchandise. The site was launched the week of last year's season opener and was taken down…

Sanders Fans Can 'Feel the Bern' in this All-over Print T-shirt
November 11, 2015 at 3:44 pm

Those who can’t get enough of Bernie Sanders can now “feel the Bern” all over their upper bodies. Raygun, an irreverent clothing shop in Des Moines, Iowa's East Village, just released a shirt covered from sleeve to sleeve with cutouts of the Vermont…

ADG Promotional Products Acquires Two Brands from Carlson Craft Binder Division
November 10, 2015 at 7:55 pm

ADG Promotional Products, Hugo, Minn., announced the acquisition of the Business and Menu Essentials brands from the Carlson Craft Binder Division. The Business and Menu Essentials lines will transfer effective Jan. 1, 2016, and will be a part of ADG Promotional Products’ catalog and website product listings under the Windmill brand. “We are excited to…

Starbucks Holiday Cup Causes Uproar
November 10, 2015 at 6:44 pm

Every year, Starbucks releases a holiday-themed coffee cup as the season approaches. This year's cup has a more minimal design. Instead of featuring the usual snowflakes, reindeer or ornaments, this year's installment is a simple red cup. Already, some people, including Donald Trump, have objected…