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Planters Honors Mr. Peanut's 'Death' With Commemorative Pin and Product Packaging
January 24, 2020 at 11:51 am

We had already found ourselves pretty pumped about Super Bowl LIV thanks to wondering if the Kansas City Chiefs will end their 50-year title drought or if the San Francisco 49ers will become the third franchise to win the Lombardi Trophy six times. Planters, though, will be shelling out big bucks next Sunday to advertise…

PCNA Recalls Power Bank Due to Fire Hazard
January 24, 2020 at 11:03 am

PCNA, Pittsburgh, announced the recall of the Spare 10,000 mAh Power Bank due to fire and burn hazards. In a press release, it said that the power bank's lithium ion battery could potentially overheat and ignite. The products were given out as promotional items from July 2019 to September 2019. The recall, via the Consumer…

Pizza Hut Will Use Branded Trucks, Scooters and Bikes for Deliveries During Super Bowl
January 23, 2020 at 1:01 pm

While the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers are working hard to prepare for Super Bowl LIV, they are far from the only renowned names that are anticipating the title tilt’s rewards. Next weekend, in its role as the Official Pizza Sponsor of the National Football League, Pizza Hut will call on branded trucks,…

Coca-Cola Says It Won't Shift Away from Plastic Bottles
January 23, 2020 at 2:02 pm

At a time where more and more people and businesses are looking at single-use plastics and saying, "You know what, maybe we should find more environmentally friendly options," Coca-Cola is looking at its plastic bottles and saying, "Nah. We're going to keep using these." Coca-Cola's head of sustainability Bea Perez said at the World Economic…

How Positive Relationships Saved One Distributor's Promo Campaign
January 23, 2020 at 11:35 am

When things didn’t work out as originally planned for Rachel Minogue, senior account executive at Monarch and Company, she relied on her positive relationships with her supplier partners and delivered something that the client loved in the end.

Gary Dials of Shumsky Receives CAS Certification from PPAI
January 23, 2020 at 10:46 am

Gary Dials, e-commerce manager at Shumsky, Dayton, Ohio, earned the certification of Certified Advertising Specialist (CAS) administered by Promotional Products Association International (PPAI). CAS is one of the promotional products industry's premier professional designations. Individuals with a PPAI certification are industry…

Nancy Pelosi's Impeachment Pens Did Not Cost $15,000
January 22, 2020 at 1:45 pm

Rumors swirled around that the custom-engraved pens Speaker Nancy Pelosi used to sign the articles of impeachment cost as much as $450,000. Those theories were debunked quickly, including by the manufacturer of the pens, who has engraved pens for the president, too.

Evian Releases New Slogan For the Anniversary of the Fyre Festival Documentary
January 22, 2020 at 2:07 pm

Over the last couple of years, we’ve been reporting on any news that’s related to the Fyre Festival, which was set to happen in April of 2017. After the two documentaries—from both Netflix and Hulu—released last year, you probably know the name Andy King, the event planner for this disastrous event, and how one of his responsibilities was to have evian water bottles provided for attendees. On the anniversary of the documentary release, evian partnered with King and created a new slogan, “So good you’d do anything for it.”