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SanMar Recognized as a U.S. Best-Managed Company
April 14, 2021 at 11:34 am

SanMar Corporation, Issaquah, Wash., announced that it has been selected as a 2021 U.S. Best-Managed Company. Sponsored by Deloitte Private and The Wall Street Journal, the program recognizes outstanding U.S. private companies and the achievements of their management teams. The 2021 designees are U.S. private companies that have demonstrated excellence in strategic planning and execution;…

2021 State of the Industry Report: The Economic, Legislative and Market Factors Shaping Print and Promo a Year Into the Pandemic
April 13, 2021 at 12:04 pm

Incorporating data from NAPCO Research, insight from government affairs analysts and reporting from our editors, the 2021 State of the Industry report is a comprehensive look at the challenges of the past year and the opportunities available to industry businesses as the year progresses. The report features four subsections and five Q&As with industry experts...

PopSockets Introduces Plant-Based PopGrip, Special Line to Benefit AAPI Youth
April 13, 2021 at 11:17 am

The PopGrip Plant, made from 35% plant-based materials, including corn starch, canola oil and castor beans, is set to hit the retail market in September of this year, according to Mariah Wakeling, vice president and creative director for iClick. Wakeling added that iClick will bring the PopGrip Plant to the promotional products industry in January 2022...

Storm Duds Raingear Hires Multi-Line Rep Beata Miller
April 13, 2021 at 10:44 am

Storm Duds Raingear, Attleboro, Mass., announced the addition of multi-line representative Beata Miller of Jules Scheck Associates. Miller will represent Storm Duds Raingear and share the territory with Michael Bender to expand the company’s services to its growing partner distributors. Miller joins Storm Duds Raingear with more than a…

In-Person Events Are Back. Is Your Brand Ready?
April 12, 2021 at 11:43 am

Brighter days lie just ahead, as in-person trade shows slowly return, sports teams welcome fans back to the stands and more summer events are announced each day. Optimism fills the air with events coming back in 2021, and you need to be ready to represent your brand. SnugZ USA is here to help with everything…

American Made for 75 Years: How Bandanna Promotions by Caro-Line Became the Nation’s Only Operation With Four Imprint Methods
April 12, 2021 at 10:41 am

In 1946, Malcolm P. “Mack” Niven founded Greenville, South Carolina-based Carolina Manufacturing—home to the Hav-A-Hank handkerchief. It has since become the leading bandanna manufacturer in the U.S. Its American roots have remained strong 75 years after its launch, as it continues to sell its bandanna lines, such as Hav-A-Hank, in retail outlets; and its logo-friendly…

Be the Hammer With OfficeMax Co-Founder Michael Feuer
April 12, 2021 at 9:34 am

Michael Feuer started OfficeMax with one store and a personal investment of $20,000, and grew the business into a $5 billion company with nearly 1,000 stores. Feuer shares with host Greg Muzzillo the steps he took to ensure that his business would be successful...