Supplier News

WOV-IN Achieves QCA Accreditation
January 21, 2020 at 2:14 pm

Quality Certification Alliance (QCA), Chicago, has awarded QCA accreditation to WOVIN Brands. Based in Jackson, Wisc., the company operates under the brands WOV-IN, Promopet and Footprints USA. 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…

PPAI Surpasses 16,000-Member Mark
January 17, 2020 at 11:48 am

Promotional Products Association International (PPAI), Irving, Texas, announced at The PPAI Expo that the association has surpassed the 16,000-member mark. Distributor E The Center of Marketing, headquartered in Alamonte Springs, Florida, was recognized as the 16,000th member during this year’s PPAI Expo. Principal Eric Bernhardt joined PPAI onsite while attending the show...

UPDATE 1/15: Bag Makers Issues Statement on Malware Attack
January 14, 2020 at 3:17 pm

Bag Makers Inc. today announced it was affected by a malware attack on Jan. 13 that encrypted information on some I.T. systems and disrupted customer access to services. Phone and fax lines, along with the company website, are currently shut down. Email access is limited...

Trimark Announces Launch of 2020 Spring Collection
January 13, 2020 at 4:27 pm

Trimark, the apparel division of PCNA, recently announced the launch of its Spring 2020 collection. The assortment adds 26 new styles to the company’s popular Elevate line and exclusive Roots 73 collection from retail brand partner Roots...

Logomark Announces New Additions to Leadership Team
January 10, 2020 at 11:24 am

Logomark, Tustin, Calif., announced the addition of two new executives to its leadership team. Sarah Goshgarian is now vice president of sales, East, and Lori Bolton has been appointed as vice president of sales, West. “Sarah and Lori will be great additions to the newly restructured management team, bringing with them leadership and strategy skills…

iClick Adds Matt Staff to National Accounts Team
January 9, 2020 at 1:25 pm

iClick, Seattle, has hired Matt Staff to continue the growth of iClick's national account management team. He’ll support existing clients, while expanding account bases within the Midwest territory. “We couldn’t be more thrilled to announce the hiring of an outstanding national account manager focused on one of our key…

SanMar Launches 100 New Styles to Start 2020
January 8, 2020 at 11:04 am

SanMar, Issaquah, Wash., launched 100 new styles to jumpstart a new decade of selling. One of the new arrival highlights is the debut of the District Re-Tee made from 100 percent recycled fabric. This new, affordable T-shirt is never re-dyed, and is made from reclaimed material like plastic bottles that may have otherwise ended up…

Delta Apparel Broadens Product Line to Mark Amazing Start to 2020
January 8, 2020 at 9:37 am

Delta Apparel, Duluth, Ga., is enhancing its 2020 vision thanks to new partnerships with five brands: Perry Ellis International, Dri Duck, Burnside/Sierra Pacific, Liberty Bags and Outdoor Cap. “We are extremely excited to be partnering with Delta Apparel as the U.S. Wholesaler in selling the 2020 Callaway, Jack Nicklaus and Original Penguin corporate apparel collections into…

Leed’s Partners With Skullcandy
January 6, 2020 at 11:25 am

Leed's, Pittsburgh, announced a partnership with lifestyle audio brand Skullcandy. Leed's will offer a selection of the retail brand's bestselling headphones and true wireless earbuds. Based in Park City, Utah, and founded at the center of music and board sports, Skullcandy drives innovation in audio experiences from groundbreaking technology in its headphones to once-in-a-lifetime music…

Reciprocity Road Adds Vendor Partners Charles River Apparel and Goldstar
January 3, 2020 at 11:01 am

Charles River Apparel and National Design LLC, doing business as Goldstar, have joined Reciprocity Road as preferred supplier partners. Reciprocity Road, formed in 2016, comprises eight distributors and represents more than $200 million in buying power, focused on transparency, giving back, collaboration and sharing. “Charles River Apparel is thrilled to be a part of this…