Promo Products

Where Does Campaign Merch Go After Candidates Drop Out?
March 2, 2020 at 12:01 pm

As we head into Super Tuesday and move closer to the November election, the field of Democratic candidates in the party's primary is slimming down. Before that, though, their campaigns were at full strength, which includes pumping out a ton of promotional products. Now that their campaigns are done, where do all of those promotional products go?...

Sick Days Who? 5 Habits to Keep You Healthy (Hint: Promo Sanitizer)
March 2, 2020 at 9:15 am

Cold and flu season can have you feeling run down. But life doesn't stop! You still have work, school and a million other responsibilities that can't be avoided. We get it. Being under the weather sucks. What do you do when you strongly suspect Sharon from one-desk-over doesn't just have allergies?...

Another Minor League Baseball Team Roasts the Houston Astros Via Promotional Giveaway
February 27, 2020 at 11:05 am

The St. Paul Saints, a member of the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball, are planning a bobblehead giveaway that pokes fun at the Houston Astros’ trash can-based cheating tactics. Thanks to "Astro the Grouch," the first 1,500 fans will pick up a collectible that will let them know...

Jif and Giphy Fuel GIF Pronunciation Battle With Peanut Butter Labels
February 25, 2020 at 11:28 am

Jif Peanut Butter and Giphy have teamed up to solve the "gif" versus "jif" by creating two labels for Jif peanut butter. One says "Jif" and one says "Gif." Actually, it seems like they're just making the whole thing more complicated. Honestly, we're surprised it took both parties this long to think of this. This seems like something...

Foamworx Achieves QCA Accreditation
February 25, 2020 at 10:34 am

Quality Certification Alliance, Chicago, has awarded QCA Accreditation to Foamworx, Calais, Maine. QCA Accredited companies endorse a self-certification, complete a rigorous self-assessment, and then submit their headquarters and their supply base to multiple third-party audits. The QCA board uses a scorecard representing the performance of the applicant and its supply chain on the third-party audits…

Proforma Hosts Promo Standards Meeting
February 21, 2020 at 11:38 am

Proforma, Cleveland, hosted a meeting last week for PromoStandards. “The Standards Committee is an important part of the continual advancement of technology within our industry,” said Brian Carothers, Proforma’s chief technology officer. “By collaborating with other distributors, suppliers and service providers, it defines what standards need to be updated or created to improve and simplify…

Detroit Distributor Starts Promo Brand to Benefit Pups In Need
February 21, 2020 at 11:11 am

Detroit-based promotional products distributor Tameria Heard already has a successful business in Corporate 52 Marketing Group, which includes big-name clients like the Detroit Tigers and Quicken Loans, but now she has something of a "pet project" on the side. It was Heard's love of dogs, including her own, that influenced her to start Swaggles—a new…