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The Fastest-growing Promotional Products Companies in 2015 on Inc. 5000
August 17, 2015

Last week, Inc. published its annual Inc. 5000 list, a list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. As we have reported in previous years, a number of industry suppliers and distributors made the ranks. This year, we counted 42 promotional products companies among the 5,000.

PPAI Names Steve Slagle 2016 Hall of Fame Inductee
August 17, 2015

Promotional Products Association International (PPAI), Irving, Texas, announced on Aug. 12, during its North American Leadership Conference in Nashville, it will induct Steve Slagle, CAE, former president and CEO of PPAI, into its Hall of Fame.

5 Ways to Turn Failures at Work into Life Lessons
August 17, 2015

Mistakes are inevitable. Not only are they an essential part of being an adult, they are responsible for some of the most brilliant inventions known to mankind. When you find yourself facing the occasional slip-up and experiencing some failures at work, instead of getting frustrated, let this lift you up taller and help make you a better person. Here are some of the ways you can turn workplace failures into character-building learning experiences.

Outraged customer Tom Young demanded action to be taken after spotting the T-shirt's controversial slogan, 'Je suis over it', in a Cribbs Causeway mall in Bristol, United Kingdom.

A 3-Step Formula to Success
August 17, 2015

What does it really take to be successful? I think I have an answer. That’s a bold claim, I know. But I can back it up. Hear me out.

I’ve been teaching people how to bring product ideas to market via licensing with my partner Andrew Krauss for more than 14 years now. Andrew and I have solidified everything we know about product licensing into 10 simple steps. Our strategies work because they reduce risk and increase our students’ likelihood of success.

In Brady Battle, Merchandisers Are the Big Winners
August 14, 2015

Prior to the turn of events now known as Deflategate, Tom Brady’s mass-market image was one-dimensional, carefully airbrushed, and squeaky clean. But what about the Tom Terrific who has been tarnished by accusations of cheating?

He’s an even bigger marketing boon, leading the National Football League in retail sales of licensed merchandise this spring for the first time in his career. Meanwhile, unofficial "Free Brady" and "Shady Brady" T-shirts are hot items.

Artist Creates Cecil the Lion Tote Bag to Benefit Wildlife Research
August 14, 2015

Moved by the death of Cecil the lion at the hands of a trophy hunter, an Austin, Texas-based artist has designed an eco-friendly tote bag bearing the Zimbabwean lion’s likeness and will be donating a portion of proceeds from the bag's sales to benefit wildlife conservation.

"I sketched the design after hearing about Cecil's death on Monday," Stephanie Conrad, the artist, said via email late Wednesday. "As a vegetarian and all-around animal lover, I am just sickened by any form of abuse, and trophy hunting may just be the most despicable act I can think of."