Headlines Moreover Collection

Disney to Sell Some 'Star Wars' Theme Parks Merch at Target
June 23, 2020 at 12:32 pm

There’s no easy way to take away the sting of postponing a vacation to somewhere like Disney World or Universal Studios. Disney, however, is trying to at least soften the blow a little by offering otherwise exclusive merchandise from its Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge park in retail stores like Target. We've covered the park in…

The 7 Most Innovative PPE Items We've Seen
June 19, 2020 at 3:17 pm

PPE has been at the forefront of most distributors' minds since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. And while the standard masks and face shields have been big, we've also seen plenty of innovative new items. The following seven products are among the most inventive ones we've come across...

QCA Members Vote to Wind Down the Organization
June 22, 2020 at 11:45 am

In April, accredited supplier members of Quality Certification Alliance (QCA), Chicago, voted to wind down the organization. No new applications are being accepted, and current members will continue to be supported through Aug. 1, 2020. Several factors contributed to the decision to wind down. “First, QCA has done an excellent job in educating accredited suppliers…

Vision1’s Customizable Face Shields - Stay Safe and Help Customers With a Visible Smile
June 12, 2020 at 10:26 am

Even though COVID-19 is not beaten yet, the country is reopening and everyone is excited to finally enjoy summer to the full extent. But unfortunately, as long as there is no cure available, everyone—and especially people in customer facing jobs such as waiters, bartenders, retailers, etc.—will be in danger to get infected with the novel…

2020 Top Distributors: BAMKO President Phil Koosed on Technology and Innovation
June 17, 2020 at 11:11 am

Each year, Promo Marketing compiles the top promotional products distributors into one comprehensive list. We asked some of the 2020 top distributors for their thoughts on the industry, their plans for the future and more. Here, we talked to Phil Koosed of BAMKO, the No. 15 company on our 2020 Top Distributors list...

Researchers Develop a Reusable Face Mask that Kills Viruses with a USB Charger
June 19, 2020 at 11:09 am

Researchers in Haifa, Israel, have created what they believe is a reusable face mask that kills harmful particles by heating itself up with a smartphone charger. It’s been pretty incredible how quickly the scientific community has acted during the COVID-19 pandemic. New developments that sometimes take years have happened in weeks. This has included much…

2020 Top Distributors: Shumsky CEO Dawn Conway on Employee Engagement, Consultative Sales
June 17, 2020 at 11:16 am

Each year, Promo Marketing compiles the top promotional products distributors into one comprehensive list. We asked some of the 2020 top distributors for their thoughts on the industry, their plans for the future and more. Here, we talked to Dawn Conway of Shumsky/Boost Engagement, the No. 45 company on our 2020 Top Distributors list...