Promo Products

Raining Rose’s Cudahy Achieves Industry Certification
February 5, 2020 at 3:02 pm

John Cudahy, outside sales representative for Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based Raining Rose, has earned the certification of Master Advertising Specialist (MAS) administered by Promotional Products Association International (PPAI). He is the third individual on the Raining Rose team to achieve this honor. The MAS certification requires the completion of and…

Our 5 Favorite Promotional Products of the Week: Morgan Freeman Bobbleheads and More
February 5, 2020 at 1:16 pm

Every publication is writing about the Super Bowl this week, ourselves included. So, we want to break the mold wherever we can and flex our journalistic muscles. We're going to avoid the obvious! Enjoy this week's edition of our five favorite promotional products, including nothing from the Super Bowl. Maybe!...

How Distributors Have Added $54,000 of Income With One Simple Phrase
February 3, 2020 at 2:08 pm

We know that distributors have thousands of promotional products to sell. However, by asking the question, “May I add a case of custom mints to your order today?” distributors have significantly increased their income with just those 12 words. Mints are the perfect add-on for any type of business, and help drive sustainable repeat business…

The Best Super Bowl Promo Products We Saw in Miami
February 3, 2020 at 2:00 pm

How about that Super Bowl, huh? Our boy Andy Reid finally got his ring, it was a thrilling comeback, the halftime show was a lot of fun, Tom Brady was minimally involved in the broadcast and the game was over in time to get a good night's sleep. What more could you possibly ask for?…

NBCUniversal Gets $15.8M Fine Over Licensed Movie Merch in Europe
February 3, 2020 at 1:54 pm

Movie merch makes for a very profitable stream of income, but it can also yield some puzzling decisions. Based on findings from the European Union, NBCUniversal executed quite a few baffling moves, leading the EU to fine it $15.8 million for limiting cross-border goods sales to European markets...

Hit Promotional Products Now Offers Carbon Neutral Shipments
January 31, 2020 at 10:11 am

Hit Promotional Products, Largo, Fla., announced the offering of carbon neutral shipments via UPS. In a continuing effort toward corporate sustainability, Hit is taking steps to reduce its environmental impact every day. It has taken a large stride toward this by collaborating with UPS, its primary logistics carrier, to offset carbon emissions on shipments leaving…

Bag Makers Resumes Full Operations Following Malware Attack
January 30, 2020 at 11:38 am

Bag Makers, Union, Ill., has resumed full operations following a Jan. 13 malware attack on its I.T. systems. Most business-critical systems are restored, including phones, email, website, ERP business software and shipping. Customers can contact the company through normal communication channels for quotes, orders and order status inquiries. Bag Makers was able to manually process,…

HALO Branded Solutions Acquires Axis Promotions
January 29, 2020 at 2:59 pm

HALO Branded Solutions, Sterling, Ill., announced the acquisition of Axis Promotions, the distributor based in New York City. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Axis Promotions ranked No. 30 on our 2019 Top Distributors list with $53.7 million in 2018 promotional products revenue. HALO ranked No. 2 with $605 million in revenue...