Supplier News

Logomark Launches Virtual Brand Experience
January 15, 2021 at 10:15 am

Logomark, Tustin, Calif., announced the launch of the Logomark Virtual Brand Experience, a four-room virtual design center, where customers can explore Logomark’s broad range of products. With its state-of-the-art Virtual Brand Experience, Logomark has created a web-based environment that is easy to navigate, user-friendly and...

Koozie Group Debuts New 'Keep It. Give It.' Social Impact and Sustainability Commitment
January 14, 2021 at 9:46 am

Koozie Group, Clearwater, Fla., (previously BIC Graphic North America), has implemented an expanded social impact and sustainability commitment called “Keep It. Give It.” The program is new for the supplier, and aligns with its mission to keep the good going by leaving a positive, lasting impact with the solutions and experiences it delivers...

Toddy Gear Announces Promotion of Jason Emery to President
January 13, 2021 at 1:38 pm

Toddy Gear, Chicago, announced today that the company's vice president, Jason Emery, was promoted to president, effective Jan. 1. In his new role, Emery will continue to focus on the development of new products while managing company operations and its sales…

SnugZ USA Announces Promotions for Three Powerhouse Women Leaders
January 12, 2021 at 10:36 am

Over the past several years, SnugZ USA, West Jordan, Utah, has experienced tremendous growth in employees, orders and product offerings. Several key positions were necessary to prepare for that future growth and strategic direction of the company. They are listed here...

Showdown Displays Launches New Virtual Showroom
January 11, 2021 at 11:03 am

Showdown Displays, Brooklyn Center, Minn., announced the creation and introduction of its exclusive, interactive virtual showroom. The Showdown Displays Virtual Showroom is an innovative virtual environment that provides an interactive and informative user experience. The showroom uses a web-based platform, allowing it to be shared across multiple locations and geographies, all while supporting an unlimited…

HPG Promotes Two Top Executives, Hires COO
January 8, 2021 at 11:14 am

HPG, Braintree, Mass., announced the promotion of Jason Lucash to chief development officer, the promotion of Trina Bicknell to chief revenue officer, and the onboarding of Antonio “Tony” Gaston as HPG’s chief operating officer. Prior to serving as HPG’s senior vice president of marketing and innovation sine 2018, Lucash…

Gemline Partners With Newell Custom Writing Instruments, Will Offer Paper Mate and Sharpie Brands in Promo
January 6, 2021 at 2:13 pm

Gemline, Lawrence, Mass., announced today a strategic long-term partnership with Atlanta-based Newell Custom Writing Instruments. Gemline will be the first supplier partner to offer the Paper Mate and Sharpie brands to the promotional products industry in the U.S. The partnership increases Newell’s reach in the industry, expands Gemline’s presence in the sizable writing instrument product…

Raining Rose Inc.'s Jon Hicks Named PPAChicago Volunteer of the Year
January 5, 2021 at 9:54 am

Jon Hicks, midwest sales executive for Raining Rose Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was named the 2020 Volunteer of the Year by the Promotional Professionals Association of Chicago (PPAChicago). PPAChicago is a not-for-profit trade association made up of promotional product industry…

Storm Creek Donates More Than $51,500 to Charity in Fourth Quarter
January 4, 2021 at 11:02 am

Storm Creek, Eagan, Minn., announced last week that it contributed a record $51,557 to charity in the fourth quarter of 2020. “Giving back is woven into the fabric of who we are,” said Storm Creek CEO and owner Teresa Fudenberg. “This year, more than ever, charities struggled for much-needed contributions to serve those in need.…

2020 Wrap-Up: 10 of Our Biggest Apparel Stories of the Year
December 23, 2020 at 10:44 am

It’s been an interesting few months for apparel. Workwear suddenly became a lot more casual, as “Zoom shirts” became a thing. A good pair of sweatpants were suddenly more valuable than gold, and we even saw the dawn of “Sicker.” In addition to pandemic-specific stories from this year, fashion continues to move forward at its…