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Williams-Sonoma Inc. Expands Branded Merchandise, Corporate Gifting Capabilities
September 30, 2022 at 9:36 am

Williams-Sonoma Inc. announced that it's expanding its presence in the business-to-business and branded merchandise arena, offering more corporate gifting and custom merchandise options. Customers will be able to shop from brands under the Williams-Sonoma Inc. umbrella, like Williams Sonoma, Williams Sonoma Home, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, Pottery Barn Teen, West Elm, Rejuvenation, and Mark…

SupplyLogic WebbMason Acquired by Gallant Capital Partners
September 29, 2022 at 11:55 am

Just three months after SupplyLogic and WebbMason Marketing announced that they would merge the two companies, the combined company (SLWM) announced today that it has been acquired by Gallant Capital Partners, a Los Angeles-based investment firm. "SLWM represents an opportunity to invest in a rapidly growing marketing services provider and partner with an outstanding team,"…

Giving Back with Spector & Co.
September 27, 2022 at 10:35 am

Our deliberate choices today help us have the kind of social impact that matters for tomorrow. At Spector & Co. we are conscious of the need to take care of each other now, and for the future. Purposeful in our efforts to be more green, we constantly look for and apply innovative solutions that generate…

Recognition, Appreciation, Celebration, Awareness
September 27, 2022 at 10:12 am

Recognition/ Awards / Formal Now more than ever, leaders are focused on engaging and keeping great talent. With talent management being the number one priority for much of corporate America, leaders agree that attracting and retaining great people comes down to establishing a workplace culture built on common courtesy,…

PromoStandards 2022 Tech Summit Postponed Due to Hurricane Ian, Will Take Place in Early 2023
September 30, 2022 at 10:57 am

PromoStandards announced its decision to postpone its inaugural Technology Summit in Tampa, FL, due to Hurricane Ian. The Tampa Marriott Water Street hotel has been evacuated and cannot guarantee it will accept guests in time for the event. For the sake of PromoStandards members, vendors and the Tampa Bay community, the event previously scheduled for…

Brand Fuel Earns B Corporation Certification
September 29, 2022 at 9:29 am

Brand Fuel, Raleigh, N.C., announced that it has officially become a Certified B Corporation. The “B” in B Corp stands for “Benefit for All,” emphasizing five central stakeholders: workers, customers, suppliers, community and the environment. Brand Fuel joins the growing movement of more than 5,000 Certified B Corporations from 158 industries across 85 countries, including…

UK Government Fines Two Sports Retailers and Soccer Club for Apparel Price Fixing
September 28, 2022 at 10:12 am

The U.K. government has fined Scottish professional soccer team Rangers F.C., along with sporting goods company Elite Sports and retail brand JD Sports, for price fixing. According to a release from the U.K. government, the Competition and Markets Authority found that Elite Sports and JD Sports "broke competition law by fixing the retail prices of…

2022 Top Distributors: Artcraft's Evolution to Meet Its Future Clients' Needs
September 27, 2022 at 8:55 am

As part of Print+Promo Marketing's 2022 Top Distributors list, we asked some of the top-ranked distributors about what their future plans look like, and trends they've kept their eyes on in the industry. Here, we talked to Artcraft CEO and president Judy Zimmerman — No. 32 on our 2022 list — about the company's recent investments,…