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Despite ACC Statement, Miami Sells 'The Return' T-shirt
November 3, 2015 at 3:02 pm

For the Miami Hurricanes, it looks like they're embracing the motto of "a win is a win." Despite the candid response on Sunday from the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) about the officiating on the final play of Saturday's game at Duke, Miami tweeted out that it…

Never Mind the Sales Process—What About the Buyer’s Journey?
November 3, 2015 at 2:55 pm

When organizations talk about their sales processes, they are usually thinking in terms of a sequence of sales activities, typically encapsulated in a series of pipeline stages, which are designed to move a prospect from first contact to a successful sale. There’s overwhelming research to prove that having a formalized sales process has helped many…

Grossman Marketing Group Acquires Fleet Business Products
November 2, 2015 at 4:44 pm

Grossman Marketing Group, Somerville, Mass., a print and promotional products company, has acquired Fleet Business Products, East Hartford, Conn. The new acquisition comes just two years after Grossman Marketing Group acquired ASAP Inc., a Norwalk, Connecticut-based promotional products firm. Grossman Marketing Group, founded in 1910, opened its first office in Hartford, Conn., in the late…

The Magnet Group Hires Industry Veteran Cathy Cummings
November 2, 2015 at 4:20 pm

The Magnet Group, Washington, Mo., recently announced the addition of 20-year industry veteran Cathy Cummings to the key account organization, starting Nov 9. Since 2009, Cummings worked with AIA Corporation, Neenah, Wis., as supplier relations manager. Prior to AIA Corporation, Cummings worked with MARCO Promotional Products, Oshkosh, Wis., as director of vendor relations and merchandising,…

American Solutions for Business Ranks on B2B E-commerce 300 List
November 2, 2015 at 3:48 pm

American Solutions for Business, Glenwood, Minn., has been named one of the top business-to-business e-commerce companies in the B2B E-commerce 300, compiled by a collaboration of Internet Retailer, B2BecommerceWorld.com and the B2BecNews newsletter. In its 2015 ranking, the group rated the…

From Milk to Merchandise, Royal Blue Is in High Demand
November 2, 2015 at 3:27 pm

A new round of World Series T-shirts just debuted at The Bunker in Kansas City, Mo. It is licensed gear from the Majestic team store, which means the merchandise is Royals-approved. The shirts are said to be a little trendier and more unique than the ones you might find elsewhere. Some pay tribute to the glory…

Will Google’s New Algorithms Affect Small Business?
November 2, 2015 at 3:20 pm

On April 21, Google updated its algorithms to favor websites that look and perform better on mobile devices, making them appear higher on search results. If you find this disconcerting, Google may actually be doing you a favor by forcing you to implement a mobile website. The reality is that today, 50 percent of people…

Fields Manufacturing Acquires American Greenwood Inc.
October 30, 2015 at 6:30 pm

Fields Manufacturing, St. Cloud, Minn., has acquired the assets of American Greenwood Inc. and Sprout Tyme. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. American Greenwood Inc., a 115-year-old company, and Sprout Tyme are headquartered in Chicago. American Greenwood Inc. is a supplier of buttons, hand fans, drinkware, bags and more. Sprout Tyme is a…

CPSC Recalls Ceramic Mugs
October 30, 2015 at 3:23 pm

Lighthouse Christian Products Co., Schaumburg, Ill., recalled two ceramic mugs due to a potential burn hazard. The mugs—the "Pastor's Wife" model (18208) and "Serve with Gladness" model (18209)—were sold at Family Christian Stores, Lifeway Christian Stores, Mardel and other Christian…