Stress Reducers

This Angry Birds 'Venting Machine' Will Give You Branded Merch If You Beat It Up
November 22, 2019 at 1:13 pm

We've all wanted to take out our frustrations on a vending machine at some point, and Rovio, maker of the Angry Birds franchise, is looking to turn that shared experience into promotional gold. The company's "Venting Machine" will dispense Angry Birds branded merch to anyone who beats it up...

The $30,000 Grammys Gift Bag for 2019 Has Some Weird, Wonderful Stuff
February 7, 2019 at 1:29 pm

We are pretty fond of misnomers around here, with Frederic Chopin’s “Minute Waltz,” which takes no fewer than 90 seconds to play, among our favorites. Since the Grammy Awards “gift bag” has come to include items valued at more than $30,000, we are tempted to add it to our misnomers list, as that thing has come to fit enough stuff to give Santa’s sack a run for its money...

This 'Eye Pillow' Has Huge Promotional Possibility
October 20, 2017 at 2:34 pm

Every now and then, a new product comes along that makes us immediately think, "Man, that would be great as a promotional product," or "Man, you could really slap a logo on that easily." It could be something we've seen on Shark Tank, something we see kids playing with on the street, or some new…

Promo Marketing Announces 2016 Supplier Excellence Awards, Part Two
July 19, 2016 at 2:42 pm

Promo Marketing, the Philadelphia-based source of product and marketing information for distributor sales professionals, is pleased to announce the second installment of its 2016 Supplier Excellence Awards. For the first installment of winners, check here. The annual Supplier Excellence Awards give distributors the ability to vote for their favorite suppliers in more than 40 hard goods and apparel…

Mets' Manager Fidgets with BIC Pen During World Series
November 3, 2015 at 6:40 pm

We all have our nervous tics. Some people bite their nails, others may twirl their hoodies' drawstrings. New York Mets manager Terry Collins showed his nerves during Game 5 of the World Series by fiddling with a pen. The pen that Collins furiously clicked was a…

PM Video Battle: Image Source Versus Jetline
November 22, 2013

The inlaws are out and the leftovers are gone, which means it's time to pick up PM's Video Battle where we left off, with Jetline's Dr. Evil trying to crush the long-time champ of Image Source's Zumba Zen. Today is the last day to vote, with a new battle starting tomorrow.

Making Time for Self-Care
June 18, 2013

Feeling burnt out and unproductive? Make time for a vacation—even if time isn’t on your side.