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Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act Takes Effect: What Apparel Sellers Should Know
June 23, 2022 at 11:02 am

The Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) took effect on June 21, targeting goods produced in China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous region. The region has been a topic of debate in recent years, as human rights groups claim the Chinese government has forced the Uyghur minority into labor camps. In response, U.S. companies that source apparel from China should brace for disruption...

Here’s a Tactic to Use if Someone Asks for a Price Reduction
June 23, 2022 at 10:21 am

Have you heard of WIIFM? It’s a phrase I use if anyone tries to negotiate with me. It stands for “What’s In It For Me?” If someone wants me to reduce my price or give them something extra, I always ask how I benefit. It can lead to some interesting conversations! Many people don’t know how to answer WIIFM. That’s why you need to have some answers ready for them...

Submissions Now Open for Promo Marketing's 2022 Top Distributors List!
June 16, 2022 at 11:10 am

Promo Marketing is looking for this year's Top Distributors for the August issue of Print+Promo Marketing magazine. Your company could be included! Our annual Top Distributors list is a ranking of industry distributors by prior-year sales revenue. The list also includes a ranking of the Top 25 Fastest-Growing distributors...

KFC Is Giving Away Finger Sporks So Your Side Dishes Can Be 'Finger Lickin' Good,' Too
June 22, 2022 at 10:00 am

KFC wants to shine the spotlight on its selection of sides. To do that, KFC is including side dishes in the "Finger Lickin' Good" motto by giving away little sporks that fit over your fingers. KFC has been using sporks in its restaurants since the 1970s, but these smaller models are "ergonomic and gastronomic [pieces] of table-ware tech" perfect for items like corn or mashed potatoes...

Which Side of the Promo Brain Are You? (Secrets to High-Performance Teams)
June 22, 2022 at 10:35 am

Today’s post-pandemic client expects more from you: more consultation, more creative ideas, more unique services. Given that your business now needs a high-performance production team in addition to a high-performance creative team, it’s critical we understand what each role needs in order to function at a consistently high level. Here’s a glimpse of what each area needs for success...

PowerStick’s One-For-One Program Results In 10,000 Trees Planted Across North America
June 22, 2022 at 10:20 am

In the 12 months since Ottawa-based supplier PowerStick began partnering with the nonprofit One Tree Planted to plant one tree for every order received, it has been responsible for planting 10,000 trees across North America. The trees have been planted in Canada (New Brunswick, Ontario and British Columbia), in the U.S. (California, Idaho, Oregon and across Appalachia), and in Mexico...

Women in Print and Promo 2022: From Sales Reps to CEOs, Meet 14 Women Leaving Their Mark on the Industry
June 20, 2022 at 10:59 am

Our Women in Print and Promo 2022 highlights women of varying professional backgrounds—from sales representatives to CEOs. Their passion for empowering others, including the next generation of women, is just one of many things that unite them. We asked each of them to tell us about their experiences, what they’ve learned and where they find inspiration. Read on for their introspective takes...

The Great Ayesha Curry T-shirt War of 2022 Ends With 'Ayesha Curry CAN Cook' Shirts for Sale
June 21, 2022 at 11:04 am

During the NBA Finals between the Warriors and Celtics, a Boston bar displayed a sign reading "Ayesha Curry can't cook," a jab at Golden State star Steph Curry, whose wife Ayesha is a restauranteur. Steph responded by wearing a shirt saying "Ayesha Curry CAN cook" to a press conference, which kicked off a T-shirt war between player and bar. Now, the T-shirts are widely available...

Maple Ridge Farms Donates $7,500 to Habitat for Humanity of Wausau
June 21, 2022 at 9:48 am

Maple Ridge Farms, Mosinee, Wisconsin, presented a check for $7,500 to Habitat for Humanity of Wausau. The donation was the result of the company’s “Give Back” program for 2021. In that program, Maple Ridge Farms donates a percentage of the profits from a specially selected line of gifts. Presenting the check were executive vice president…

Brands Walk Tightrope With Juneteenth Merchandise
June 20, 2022 at 12:19 pm

Though it has been celebrated since 1866, Juneteenth wasn't declared a federal holiday until last year. With that, there has been an influx of corporations and other businesses creating merchandise related to the holiday, or releasing branded products incorporating a Juneteenth motif. Like Pride motifs, though, it can come off as empty if companies doesn't back it up with real action...