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Burger King's New Reusable Packaging for Burgers and Drinks Is Pretty Groundbreaking
October 23, 2020 at 11:04 am

Burger King is trying out reusable packaging at a few locations next year through a partnership with the Loop platform. Loop is a collective effort from companies like Procter & Gamble, Nestle, Unilever, PepsiCo and more to limit waste by offering products in reusable packaging. Customers in Tokyo, Portland and New York will get to…

Decorating Apparel or Looking to Start? Learn From the Experts at the (Free!) PRINTING United Digital Experience
October 23, 2020 at 11:58 am

The PRINTING United Digital Experience has something for everyone, but for anyone already decorating apparel (or looking to start), there's an entire day dedicated to screen printing and other apparel decoration topics. On Tuesday, Oct. 27, the event will roll out a full day of programming that includes education sessions, a panel discussion and product demos on...

The Power of One Group Delivers New Opportunities
October 23, 2020 at 12:11 pm

The Power of One Group, a buying group launched by The Ampersand Group this year, is growing rapidly despite the global pandemic. The buying group has already partnered with over 100 distributors and 150 vendors. “We’re excited to achieve such rapid growth, especially while navigating a global pandemic," said Todd Mellon, president and CEO of…

PopSockets Confirms It Is Developing Products for MagSafe iPhone Technology
October 22, 2020 at 2:03 pm

PopSockets confirmed that it is developing products that will work with the iPhone 12's MagSafe capabilities, meaning the grips will no longer need an adhesive backing. Interestingly, the company clarified to TechCrunch that it “did not confirm it’s Making PopGrips, specifically"...

Natural Trends to Donate Up to $5,000 of Sanitizer With Each Order
October 22, 2020 at 10:12 am

Natural Trends, Springville, Utah, has announced a “Season of Gratitude” initiative, in which the company will donate up to $5,000 of sanitizer per distributor order. “We realize that while so many business have been struggling and hurting this year, we’ve been blessed to stay very busy,” said Paul Christensen, president of Natural Trends. “Since March,…

How One Distributor's Small-Business Promo Campaign Used Multiple Products and Channels to Engage Audiences
October 21, 2020 at 10:54 am

Small businesses are the lifeblood of the community. Today, when all it takes to buy online is a click of a button, it can be easy to forget about the mom-and-pop businesses around the corner. But Sarah Barr, owner of Konhaus Print & Marketing, Camp Hill, Pa., turned a way to showcase local businesses into a fun game, and even managed to do some self-promotion in the process...

Seth Godin, Ann Handley to Speak at skucon on Jan. 7
October 21, 2020 at 2:28 pm

commonsku, a promotional products business and sales software, is kicking off the year with a bang by hosting skucon, a virtual conference, on Jan. 7. Registration is now open at skucon.com for the virtual event, which features keynotes led by marketing luminaries and best-selling authors Seth Godin and Ann Handley. “We sense a renewed energy…

Starbucks Goes Extra Spooky for Halloween Merch Collection
October 21, 2020 at 11:19 am

This season, Starbucks launched a few different Halloween drinkware options—like tumblers for cold drinks and regular mugs for warmer beverages—and if you’ve been keeping up with our previous Starbucks merch coverage, you’ll know just how hard it is to find these items in-store. Here are a couple of highlights from the collection...

What Campaign Merchandise Is Allowed At Polling Places? (Spoiler: Not Much)
October 20, 2020 at 1:17 pm

A combination of the e-commerce world of today and arguably the most contentious presidential campaign in modern history has created a team sports atmosphere regarding campaign merchandise. One place American voters can’t show that kind of support, though, is the actual polling place—in most cases, anyway...