Promo Products

Penn Emblem Company Receives WRAP Certification
November 18, 2015 at 5:08 pm

Penn Emblem Company, Philadelphia, is applying its mantra of “Do the right thing. Do things right,” by furthering its product safety certification. Penn Emblem Company’s Mexico location received certification from Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production (WRAP). In order to meet WRAP guidelines, companies must “promote safe, lawful, humane and ethical manufacturing.” For more information on Penn…

R.S. Owens Ships AIS Lumiere Award
November 18, 2015 at 5:01 pm

R.S. Owens, Chicago, announced the shipment of the Advanced Imaging Society’s (AIS) Lumiere awards to the Tokyo chapter, where they will await the announcements of the Japanese technology recipients this December. The AIS organization was created to advance the creative arts and sciences of…

Apparel Line Features Sci-fi and Fantasy Liquor Labels
November 18, 2015 at 4:27 pm

If you were traveling through time or enjoying an epic adventure with dragons, what type of alcoholic beverage might you drink at the end of the day to recount your exploits and relax with your fellowship? It just might be one of the creative liquors the husband-and-wife team at Binary Winter Press created, incorporating unique…

When I Say 'Swag,' People Smile
November 17, 2015 at 6:55 pm

I just attended a conference (outside the promotional products industry) where I had the chance to speak to business leaders from information technology, sales and marketing. In several roundtables, and of course over cocktails, people would ask what my company does. With some I said, “We sell promotional products, items with logos, such as the…

Global Graphics Network Expanding With 50 Development Executives
November 17, 2015 at 6:47 pm

Global Graphics Network (GGN), a new Tampa, Florida-based business accelerator for print-shop owners, plans to add 50 development executives throughout North America over the next two years. “Thousands of print-shop owners throughout North America need a solid path to grow their sales, increase their profits and have more fun again in the printing business,” said…

Tiffany Price Joins Boundless as Vice President of Marketing
November 17, 2015 at 5:12 pm

Boundless, Austin, Texas, has appointed Tiffany Price to lead the distributorship’s marketing team as vice president of marketing. Price has more than nine years of online marketing experience, including launching new products, optimizing existing products, leading integrated marketing campaigns and driving growth for…

Hub Pen Company Rep Receives SAAGNY Award
November 17, 2015 at 4:39 pm

Colleen Bibby, customer service representative for Hub Pen Company, Braintree, Mass., has received the Specialty Advertising Association of Greater New York (SAAGNY) Customer Service Representative of the Year Award. Bibby has been…

Fake Merchandise Destroyed in UK Raid
November 17, 2015 at 3:19 pm

Trading Standards officers seized and later destroyed a haul of fake goods, including clothes and perfume, in Grimsby and Cleethorpes, U.K. The haul included a significant number of big-name brands, such as Adidas, Nike, Ralph Lauren, Hugo Boss, Chanel and Premier League merchandise. It also included mugs, lighters and keyrings. Authorities found most of the…

USPS Records Increase in Package Volume, but $5.1B Net Loss
November 16, 2015 at 6:53 pm

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) reported that it recorded a 14.1 percent increase in package volume and an 11.1 percent increase in shipping and package revenue for the 2015 fiscal year, but saw a net loss of $5.1 billion. However, this loss looks better than its $5.5 billion loss in 2014. With the increase in…