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McDonald's Is Doing 'McDelivery Day' Again, But at Night This Time
September 18, 2019 at 1:55 pm

Remember last year's McDelivery Day, when McDonald's went above and beyond in its quest to deliver freebies to customers? If you don't, it was a day where customers received freebies a little more special than usual Happy Meal toys when they ordered via food delivery apps. It was enough of a success that McDonald's is giving it another go tomorrow, and they're putting a fun spin on it to highlight the comfort of ordering food from home...

Dish Network’s Stephen King Movies Promotion Is So Fun It’s Scary
September 18, 2019 at 1:07 pm

It's shaping up to be a very lucrative year for Stephen King, as “It: Chapter Two” is terrorizing other movies’ chances of reigning supreme at the box office and “Doctor Sleep” figures to do the same come November. To celebrate the esteemed author’s cinematic output, Dish Network is overseeing a movies promotion that will reward a lucky fan with $1,300 if that person watches 13 film adaptations of King’s work by Halloween. And, of course, there will be swag...

Spotlight: Amerifoam's Lisa Bascom on Leadership, Running a Family Business, Community Work and Local Stardom
September 18, 2019 at 9:02 am

Lisa Bascom has a secret identity. By day, she’s president and owner of Brooklyn Products International Inc., parent company of AmeriFoam - The House of Foam, the promotional products supplier based in Brooklyn, Mich. But by night, she’s a superhero, a real-life Doctor Strange with the ability to stop and manipulate time. That’s the only possible explanation for Bascom’s remarkable and diverse list of professional and personal accomplishments, anyway...

Proforma Announces $24 Million Contract With Multinational Financial Institution
September 18, 2019 at 1:19 pm

Proforma, Cleveland, announced that Mike Lazzari, Multi-Million Dollar Club member and owner of Raleigh, North Carolina-based BrandCentric Solutions, has secured a three-year, $24 million contract with a multinational financial services company. After discovering that the client needed a print and…

Promo Marketing’s Power House Power Meeting Takes Wine Country—Here’s Everything You Missed
September 16, 2019 at 3:11 pm

As we get ready to close out our eighth year of Power Meetings, there are a few more stops left on our travel itinerary for 2019. But our last Power Meeting, a Power House event for the industry's top sellers, took us to Napa, Calif., where top distributors and suppliers joined the Promo Marketing team for a fun and engaging three-day event in beautiful wine country. Here are three things you missed in Napa if you weren't at the event...

The Area 51 Raid Is Off, But the Bud Light Alien Merch Is Still On
September 17, 2019 at 2:06 pm

Remember that whole plan the internet had to storm Area 51? The event has been canceled (thankfully), and with it Bud Light's idea to mass produce cans with aliens on them to capitalize on the hype. But this story isn't without good news. Bud Light is sponsoring a music festival in Las Vegas called the Area 51 Celebration, and those alien cans will be in stock at the Luxor Hotel and Casino's VIP section. So will limited edition Bud Light alien merch, like can coolers, shirts, hats and bomber jackets...

Product Showcase: 9 Promotional Chocolate Items Clients and End-Users Will Love
September 17, 2019 at 2:33 pm

We know we can’t survive on chocolate alone, but that certainly hasn’t stopped us from trying—and we’re sure we’re not the only ones. Help your clients reach other cocoa fanatics with this array of promotional chocolate items. And don’t forget to order a few extra samples for yourself (and, ahem, your favorite magazine editors)...

Toronto Raptors Launch Branded Hijabs Inspired by Muslim Women’s Team
September 16, 2019 at 2:10 pm

This has been a year of firsts for the Toronto Raptors, who in the spring captured the first Eastern Conference and NBA titles in team history. Now, the Canadian club will look to accomplish another first, becoming the first NBA team to offer branded hijabs in a bid to be more inclusive. The Hijabi Ballers, a Muslim women's team, served as the local inspiration for the Raptors to make history through the items...

Cap America Announces New Representation Across U.S.
September 17, 2019 at 1:52 pm

Cap America Inc., Fredericktown, Mo., announced new representation in three key market areas. Jim Maddox of The Maddox Co. will cover the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. Maddox has more than 25 years of experience in promotional headwear. Many distributors will be glad to see a familiar face as he takes over responsibilities…

Student Bullied for Handmade University of Tennessee Shirt Gets Full Scholarship
September 16, 2019 at 1:46 pm

Remember that creative kid in Florida who got the attention of the University of Tennessee with his homemade T-shirt? It was the T-shirt that the school made an official design, which promptly crashed its online store's website due to demand. Since the school benefited so much from the kid's fandom and subsequent artwork, the least it could do was give him a little something for his trouble, right? It turns out that "little something" is a full ride...