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PPE Vending Machines Have Arrived
June 30, 2020 at 11:07 am

In April, a company called RapidMask2Go installed a PPE vending machine in New York City. In May, the company added another machine at a different NYC location. It now has 10 machines in New York and four in Philadelphia. A similar company is gearing up for launch in Philly, too. This is just the beginning of the PPE vending machine boom...

Music Site Stereogum is Using Old Event Swag to Raise Funds
June 30, 2020 at 11:41 am

Stereogum, a popular music site that started in the early 2000s, has been working hard to stay afloat by launching a crowdfunding campaign. Part of it is an album of covers of ‘00s music from artists like The National, Death Cab for Cutie and Mac DeMarco. But, aside from the album, Stereogum is relying on past promotional merchandise to sweeten the deal...

Customer Analysis: Where Do the Profits Come From?
June 30, 2020 at 1:34 pm

Customer account review is not a new idea, though it is rarely done in a robust, comprehensive way. As businesses emerge from the impact of COVID-19, retaining customers at any cost seems likely and logical. Given the unique challenges of bringing business back, this may be the best time to incorporate the discipline of structured, purposeful account review and analysis...

Social Media Users Wage (Possibly Ineffective) War on Trump Campaign Store
June 29, 2020 at 12:40 pm

Twitter and TikTok users are claiming they've tied up millions of dollars of Donald Trump campaign merchandise in shopping carts with no intent to purchase the items. Their hope is that it cripples the Trump Campaign store, but it might not have worked out as planned...

Success Stories From Fast-Growing Promo Distributors and Ideas for Right Now
June 25, 2020 at 1:23 pm

For companies that grew revenue in 2019, the plan entering 2020 was to keep that momentum rolling. For many businesses, those goalposts have likely moved, with sales slow in most product categories outside of PPE. But it doesn’t mean that businesses can't learn some valuable lessons and prepare for future growth...

Dos Equis is Giving Away a Six-Foot Branded Cooler to Practice Social Distancing
June 26, 2020 at 10:48 am

While the best course of action is still to stay home, some outdoor activities are OK as long as you plan accordingly and follow safety measures. Thanks to a clever bit of engineering from Dos Equis, you can put the “social” in “social distancing” with a 6-foot long branded cooler...

Spector & Co. Announces the Appointment of Jamie Mair as Chief Growth Officer
June 26, 2020 at 10:52 am

Spector & Co., West Chazy, N.Y., announced today the hiring of Jamie Mair, former BDA marketing executive and co-founder of boutique merchandise agency SwervePoint. “We’re excited Jamie has joined our team," said Rob Spector, CEO of Spector & Co. "As a past client, he brings a unique perspective and understanding of the supplier, distributor and…