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Arch Promo Group Acquires StrombergBrand Umbrellas
July 20, 2022 at 10:57 am

Arch Promo Group, Roxana, Illinois, announced that it has acquired Hudson Valley Umbrella Company Inc., dba StrombergBrand Umbrellas, the supplier of custom printed rain umbrellas, patio umbrellas and more. Terms of the sale were not disclosed. The acquisition will expand Arch Promo Group’s offering to the promotional products industry...

An Unbelievably Great Umbrella
July 7, 2022 at 2:30 pm

When it comes to umbrellas, nobody has you covered like ShedRain. Founded 75 years ago in Portland, Oregon, where rain experts reside, this third-generation family-owned business is the only umbrella company that operates a manufacturing facility in the United States. ShedRain adheres to the highest quality standards in making its umbrellas, including expert craftsmanship, outstanding…

Storm Duds Raingear Hires Multi-Line Rep Beata Miller
April 13, 2021 at 10:44 am

Storm Duds Raingear, Attleboro, Mass., announced the addition of multi-line representative Beata Miller of Jules Scheck Associates. Miller will represent Storm Duds Raingear and share the territory with Michael Bender to expand the company’s services to its growing partner distributors. Miller joins Storm Duds Raingear with more than a…

StrombergBrand Umbrellas Adds Pete Rosica as Multi-Line Sales Rep
February 12, 2021 at 12:15 pm

StrombergBrand Umbrellas, Valley Cottage, N.Y., has announced that industry veteran multi-line sales rep Pete Rosica is now representing the company in in D.C., Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia...

Storm Duds Raingear Announces Two New Hires
November 12, 2020 at 12:09 pm

Storm Duds Raingear, Attleboro, Mass., announced the hiring of Michelle DeMayo as national account manager and Alan Rice as multi-line representative. DeMayo came to Storm Duds in August 2020 with 28 years of sales experience. She started working in the scholastic and collegiate jewelry industry before entering the promotional products industry several years ago as…

Promotional Jackets and Outerwear: Trends to Watch in a Changing Market
October 14, 2020 at 8:49 am

The pandemic is still going strong, which means people are going to start needing outerwear and jackets if they want to stay outdoors in the colder months. With that in mind, we caught up with three industry outerwear experts about what styles to look out for this year, what’s changed in the market and what to know about promotional outerwear and jackets...

StrombergBrand Umbrellas Adds Two Multi-Line Sales Groups
July 30, 2020 at 2:33 pm

StrombergBrand Umbrellas, Valley Cottage, N.Y., announced the addition of two veteran multi-sales groups to represent it in the Northeast and Midwest/Upper Midwest/Ohio Valley regions. Dave Mattson of DJM Sales Inc., who has been in the promotional products industry for more than 30 years, will cover Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New…

IKEA Launched Its First-Ever Branded Merch Collection (But You Can Only Get It at One Store)
July 23, 2020 at 8:00 am

IKEA is best known for its modern furniture and home furnishings with names like "Mlalmgörn" and "Slüfstaflargen." But the retailer has also dabbled in branded merchandise and apparel, previously turning its iconic shopping bags into bucket hats and launching a limited streetwear line. Now, it's making more of an official foray into branded merchandise...

StrombergBrand Umbrellas Hires Richard Meth as Director of Sales
May 19, 2020 at 1:29 pm

StrombergBrand announced that Richard Meth has joined the company as director of sales. Meth will lead StrombergBrand’s internal sales team, as well as multi-line sales representatives nationwide. Most recently, Meth spent 18 years as vice president of marketing and sales at Rainkist Umbrella Company...