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Pantone Announces 2023 Color of the Year: Viva Magenta
December 6, 2022 at 9:33 am

Pantone, the authority on all things color, announced its 2023 Color of the Year: Viva Magenta (Pantone 18-1750). https://twitter.com/pantone/status/1598473605574270978 Each year, the Pantone Color Institute selects a shade (or two) to represent not only what color is going to be popular in product design and fashion, but also represents the current state of the world.…

Galaxy Balloon Names Les Dorfman as New President
December 6, 2022 at 11:06 am

Galaxy Balloons Inc., Cleveland, announced that Les Dorfman, BASI, a 40-plus year industry veteran, has been named as the company's new president, succeeding Terry Brizz, MAS, founder and president of Galaxy for more than three decades. Brizz's retirement will be effective Jan. 31, 2023. Dorfman grew up in the…

People Are Using Disney's Custom Merchandise Platform to Support Chinese Protestors
December 5, 2022 at 1:26 pm

Japan's Disney store is now full of apparel protesting Chinese President Xi Jinping thanks to a custom merchandise and personalization feature. The T-shirt looks innocent enough: It's just a drawing of Winnie the Pooh holding a blank piece of paper. But, it goes a lot deeper than that. Here's some background: Protestors in China have…

Coworking Together & Scaling Your Business in Today's World
December 5, 2022 at 12:26 pm

”Coworking is about different personalities, different entrepreneurs, and what they are looking for,” Natasha Mohan says. “Sitting down with them, understanding their business model, understanding their business goals and needs, and making them happy to engage with a company and a team that is going to help them fulfill those.” The Founder and CEO of…

The Impossible Dream?
December 5, 2022 at 10:39 am

Recently I was talking with a highly respected supplier and social media influencer about my blog, Million Dollar Mindset; and my video series, Million Dollar Monday. She told me that perhaps my using the word “Million Dollar” was too much. She felt that most people cannot relate to making a million dollars, even as a…

How Integrated Labels Can Save You Money, Resources and Headaches
December 2, 2022 at 8:00 am

For as much progress as there has been in the print industry, it’s still common to see fulfillment and distributor locations use pick or pack lists to pull items and separately print a shipping label after the product has been pulled and packed. But there’s a bigger picture at play here. Let’s say a warehouse…

Items Purchased: Are They Inventory?
December 2, 2022 at 8:00 am

Ask the Accountant… Question: When I buy items from suppliers, isn’t that inventory? Answer: In our industry, we order items that have been customized specifically for one customer. We rarely take possession of the items – only so we can deliver them to the customer ourselves or our customer will pick them up. These instances…

Tales from a Top Executive: Patricia Dugan
December 1, 2022 at 8:00 am

As part of Print+Promo Marketing’s ongoing feature, Executive Perspectives, we get to know leading professionals in the print and promotional industry. This month, we interviewed Patricia “Pat” Dugan, MAS, vice president of sales and marketing, Budgetcard Inc., Attleboro Falls, Massachusetts. Here, she talks shop, reflects on the future of networking and shares how the pandemic…