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Starline Inc. Donates to Fort McMurray Fire Victims
May 16, 2016 at 3:28 pm

Starline Inc., Grand Island, N.Y., has donated 1,000 flashlights to help the victims affected by the devastating wildfires in Fort McMurray, Alberta, and surrounding towns. The Stitchin' Man in Lac la Biche, Alberta, is collecting donations to help in…

Is This the Most Merchandise-heavy Election Year Ever?
May 13, 2016 at 5:17 pm

Previously, we reported on the amounts each presidential candidate was spending on promotional products. Now, we can take a look at how much supporters are buying, and which candidates are selling the most products. According to The Fiscal Times, Donald Trump and Sen. Bernie Sanders are leading the pack in terms of merchandise. Trump and…

Last Chance to Vote! PM Video Battle: PWS Versus Sonic Promos
May 13, 2016 at 3:14 pm

Promo Marketing’s Video Battle pits two industry videos against each other for the chance at the ultimate bragging right: Being declared our readership’s absolute favorite. (Next up: Happy Friday the 13th! Try not to walk under any ladders/cross paths with any black cats today. Or do both if you like to live dangerously.) Last week, Staples…

CNBC Features Proforma in Articles
May 13, 2016 at 2:31 pm

Proforma, Cleveland, was recognized in two recent CNBC articles, featuring top low-cost business opportunities for entrepreneurs to achieve wealth. The articles, “9 Low-cost Franchises that Can Make You Rich” and “50 Big Franchise Success Stories: America’s Star Franchisees 2016,” emphasize the advantages of joining a low-cost network, such as Proforma, to enjoy a better work/life…

Staples-Office Depot Merger Blocked by Federal Judge
May 12, 2016 at 6:00 pm

After a lengthy battle in court, a federal judge blocked the merger of Staples and Office Depot on Tuesday, forcing the two companies to abandon their merger, Bloomberg reported. U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan sided with U.S. antitrust officials, agreeing that the combination of the two companies would affect competition in the marketplace. In January,…

Delta Apparel to Close NC Facility, Shift Operations to Honduras
May 12, 2016 at 5:19 pm

Delta Apparel, Duluth, Ga., announced that it will close its textile manufacturing facility in Maiden, N.C., and will cut 160 jobs in order to reduce costs. According to a press release, the company plans to invest $7 million to expand its overseas operations, and will transition production from the Maiden facility to its facility in…

Hanesbrands Inc. Named to Forbes' Best Employers List
May 12, 2016 at 3:53 pm

Hanesbrands Inc., Winston-Salem, N.C., has been recognized by Forbes magazine as one of the best employers in the U.S. in 2016, the second workplace honor for the company in the past year. Of the 500 employers making the magazine’s annual list this year, Hanesbrands Inc. ranks as the No. 167 workplace most recommended by its…

Bankers Pen Acquires Gotham Pen & Pencil
May 11, 2016 at 5:57 pm

Bankers Pen, Garfield, N.J., announced that it has finalized its purchase of Gotham Pen & Pencil, Bronx, N.Y. The initial transaction took place in January, and shortly after acquiring Gotham Pen & Pencil, Bankers Pen began integrating its products and operations. "We have spent the past three months integrating the operations of Gotham into our…

PPAI Announces American Solutions for Business' Return To the PPAI Expo
May 11, 2016 at 5:39 pm

Promotional Products Association International (PPAI), Irving, Texas, yesterday announced a two-year strategic agreement with American Solutions for Business (ASB), a Glenwood, Minnesota-based distributor of promotional products and print solutions, to host its annual sales meeting during the PPAI Expo. The next two PPAI Expo events will take place Jan. 7 to 12, 2017; and Jan.…

New 'PRINCE Act' May Stop Merchandise
May 11, 2016 at 5:09 pm

Following the death of Prince, many Minnesota residents took the opportunity to create commemorative merchandise, thanks to the state's lack of legislation that protects deceased celebrities' images on merchandise. However, that purple gravy train may be coming to a halt, as Minnesota lawmakers are rushing to enact a…