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2022 Style Guide: 5 Trending Fashion Looks (and How to Bring Them to Promo)
May 18, 2022 at 9:58 am

Whether it's the ongoing influence of sustainability or the growing power of millennial buyers, 2022 apparel trends are a combination of re-emerging nostalgia and renewed optimism. As styles new and old make their way into the promo industry, distributors should pay attention to what’s hip if they want their sales to grow. Here are five style trends to watch...

PRINTING United Expo 2022 Registration Now Open
May 18, 2022 at 11:14 am

Registration for PRINTING United Expo 2022 has officially opened! The leading event in printing, representing all facets of the industry, takes place October 19-21 in Las Vegas. Product launches, live demonstrations, powerful keynote education, networking opportunities and more is just months away...

Smart Source Acquires Suncoast Marketing
May 17, 2022 at 2:09 pm

Smart Source announced that it has acquired Suncoast Marketing Inc. The acquisition will allow Smart Source to further increase market share and strengthen its existing South Florida operations, while giving Suncoast access to the tools necessary to be a market leader and grow its business in a changing industry...

Quinn Brings Multi-Line Representatives to Headquarters
May 18, 2022 at 11:26 am

Quinn, the promo supplier based in Hanover, Pennsylvania, created a full, on-location day of training and education for both its new and current multi-line representatives. The reps, Ben Roberson, Deborah Mann, Jeff Stepp and Walter Brzyski, were shown through the entire production process and facilities...

Even Crypto and NFT Brands Are Using Real Branded Merchandise
May 17, 2022 at 11:16 am

If you were spooked by the idea of virtual merchandise eventually replacing the physical kind, well, this should calm your nerves: Even the biggest names in non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and cryptocurrency are using real branded merchandise. A lot of it. Bored Ape Yacht Club, for example, has a full online store stocked with...

Raining Rose Promos Adds Two Sales Assistants to Support Team
May 17, 2022 at 11:19 am

Raining Rose Promos, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, recently announced the additions of Hannah Bruns and Jordan Roetman to its support team. The two will work behind the scenes to make the order process as smooth as possible for Raining Rose customers while providing excellent customer service...

The Ex Factor: When Should You Break Up With a Customer?
May 16, 2022 at 11:26 am

In an industry that’s built on relationships, distributors often find themselves in “it’s complicated” entanglements. So, what happens when one party loses that loving feeling, and when is it appropriate to see other people? Here's when to consider breaking up with a customer—and how to go about it...

99-Year-Old Promo Supplier Wendell August Forge Launches NFTs
May 16, 2022 at 11:54 am

Wendell August Forge, the 99-year-old gift designer and promotional supplier, announced the release of an NFT ornament collection as it combines old-world and new-world gifting. Launching June 16, each NFT will be accompanied by a physical commemorative coin along with membership benefits, special perks and experiences announced throughout the year...

Validation Is for Parking Receipts
May 16, 2022 at 9:28 am

You need validation for your parking receipt if you want free parking. That’s all you need validation for. You don’t need validation from others that you are successful. You don’t need validation from others that you are right. You don’t need validation from others that you are worthy. If you know you are successful, right…