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Travis Scott Topped the Charts and Bought Everyone a T-shirt to Celebrate
October 16, 2019 at 1:28 pm

Rapper Travis Scott broke Lizzo's six-week streak at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart with the debut of "Highest In The Room." To celebrate, he's buying everyone a T-shirt. The tee, which has "I paid for this in RAGE" on the front and "Highest in The Room, FOR PROMOTIONAL USE ONLY," on the back, sold out quickly...

HALO Hires Sean Radford as Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer
October 16, 2019 at 2:35 pm

HALO Branded Solutions, Sterling, Ill., recently added Sean Radford to the newly-created position of executive vice president and chief human resource officer. Radford comes to HALO with extensive business and human resource experience, serving most recently as senior vice president of organizational effectiveness and transformation at CNA insurance, a…

alphabroder Suffers Malware Attack
October 15, 2019 at 1:05 pm

alphabroder, Trevose, Pa., announced that it was the victim of a malware attack that interrupted its order processing and shipping capabilities. "To date, we have no evidence that any customer data or account information has been compromised or is accessible by this malware," the company said in a statement via Twitter. "We are working with…

These Are the Most Visible Brand Logos Online (According to Brandwatch)
October 15, 2019 at 1:14 pm

Heading to Twitter to inspect which brands’ logos enjoy the most distinction can seem like an artistic version of playing “Where’s Waldo?” The folks at Brandwatch decided to engage in such an investigation to determine the top 50 logos that make the most appearances through the social media platform, analyzing 50 million images to do…

Omaha Rapper Stiffed by T-shirt Business That Abruptly Closed
October 15, 2019 at 12:52 pm

Omaha, Nebraska rapper Bo Bo Bread Boy, perhaps more commonly known by his government name Brody Thompson, is without the 100 T-shirts he ordered from a printing business after it took his money and abruptly shut down. He's also out 500 bucks. "[T-shirts are] a main source of income for independent artists," Thompson told NBC…

Proforma Announces PPAI Expo Events With Steve Wozinak and Author Brian Moran
October 15, 2019 at 10:41 am

Proforma, Cleveland, announced that Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, has accepted an invitation to join Proforma in a celebration of its new business management technology platform, ProVision, on Jan. 12, 2020, at the PPAI Expo. After a considerable vetting process by Wozniak’s team, he accepted his invitation to celebrate Proforma’s thought leadership and innovation in…

Leed’s Partners With Herschel Supply Co.
October 14, 2019 at 10:44 am

Today, Pittsburgh-based Leed’s announced an exclusive partnership with Herschel Supply Co. The new partnership between two premier companies brings branded Herschel backpacks, duffels and accessories to the promotional products market for the very first time. Founded in 2009, Vancouver-based Herschel…

Why the U.K.'s Brexit Party Is In Some Trouble Over Merch
October 14, 2019 at 1:47 pm

The Brexit Party in the U.K. is anything but subtle. Its leader, Nigel Farage, has thrown himself in front of every microphone or camera with a red light on to espouse his beliefs of U.K. independence from the EU and dependence on international relations. That'd be all well and good if it didn't come out…

Facebook Runs Into Trademark Issue With Logo for Digital Currency Brand
October 14, 2019 at 2:11 pm

Brands are always looking to outdo their competitors, but what happens when seeking an edge leaves a company dangling from a cliff? It appears Facebook will soon have an answer to that inquiry, as its planned Calibra cryptocurrency is not only undergoing severe scrutiny but also facing accusations that the concept’s logo is a rip-off…

My Best Promotion Rewind: Revisiting a Summer of Distributor Advice and Success Stories
October 14, 2019 at 2:41 pm

It always seems like summer flies by. As we celebrate the approach of fall, let’s look back at some helpful stories and advice we gleaned from our distributor friends as part of our ongoing My Best Promotion feature. We talked handling mistakes, landing long-term accounts and more. Let’s hit the rewind! Our first highlight is…