Supplier News

The Magnet Group Hires Steve Parker as Regional Sales Manager
October 31, 2022 at 2:27 pm

The Magnet Group, Washington, MO, has announced its most recent hire: Steve Parker as regional sales manager. In his new role, Parker will cover California, Arizona, Oregon, Nevada, Washington, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and Mexico. "Steve is so well known and loved from his years on the distributor and supplier…

Hirsch Gift Announces Rebranding, Changes Name to Hirsch
October 24, 2022 at 12:04 pm

Hirsch Gift, Houston, has completed an extensive rebranding effort to reflect both the growth of the organization and a renewal of its corporate vision. At the heart of this rebranding is the change of the company name to Hirsch and an update of the corporate logo. “It’s a major milestone for the company, as we…

Crystal D Remembers Its 'Ultimate Memory Maker' Chuck Dahlgren
October 18, 2022 at 9:17 am

Crystal D announced last week that its founder and CEO, Chuck Dahlgren, sadly passed away on Oct. 10, from complications during heart surgery. The company released the following obituary: Our hearts are broken. Charles Parks Dahlgren (February 22, 1952 – October 10, 2022) passed away at age 70 from…

BEL Promo Announces Susan Lewandowski as Managing Director
October 10, 2022 at 11:48 am

BEL Promo, Miami, FL, recently announced the promotion of Susan Lewandowski to managing director. Lewandowski has been an integral part of the BEL Promo organization since 2018, when she was originally brought on as general manager. “Susan has been, and will continue to be, instrumental in the continued growth,…

Safety Made Acquires Assets of Ready 4 Kits
October 7, 2022 at 10:36 am

Safety Made, Keene, NH, announced that this week it has acquired the assets of Ready 4 Kits. The two companies share some history, with Safety Made president Paul Dubois getting his start at Ready 4 Kits until leaving in 2017 to start Safety Made. With this acquisition, Ready 4 Kits will become a brand within…

Koozie Group Promotes Brian Lynch to VP of Supply Chain
September 26, 2022 at 11:24 am

Koozie Group, Clearwater, Fla., announced the promotion of Brian Lynch to vice president of supply chain. In this role, Lynch reports directly to COO Blair Hawley. His responsibilities include overseeing the supply chain planning and logistics function of the company. Lynch has more than 15 years of experience at Koozie Group, serving most recently as…

Simply Gifts
September 19, 2022 at 12:44 pm

Gifting season is upon us, and here at SnugZ® we have been hard at work putting together a collection of items anyone would be thrilled to receive. This year there is more to the SnugZ USA® Simply Gifts Lookbook than ever before. We've added tons of new items, including favorites from Sweda®, like Basecamp® drinkware,…

5 Proactive Ideas When Working with Clients During Delays
September 15, 2022 at 11:22 am

It's no surprise that promotional distributors are facing many challenges due to delays. From staffing shortages to shipping setbacks and supply chain disruptions, the need to adapt to change has become a daily norm. If managing a business wasn't hard enough, distributors must now think creatively and provide additional solutions to their customers' ongoing needs. …

Last Chance to Vote! Vote Now for the 2022 Supplier Excellence Awards!
September 8, 2022 at 11:43 am

It seems that every year presents a new set of challenges. Lately it's been the pandemic and supply chain holdups, among other things. But, no matter what suppliers face, they've found ways to go above and beyond for their distributor partners. It's time once again to celebrate the best of the best with our annual…