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Why Is Internet Marketing Important for Distributors?
April 9, 2021 at 10:57 am

In the promotional products business in particular, the online component of marketing is hugely important for growing your client base and sales. There are three reasons why internet marketing is critical to the success of your promo business. Let's look at those reasons and how you can use them to your advantage...

How New Promotional Products ERP Solutions Can Increase Efficiency and Decrease Operating Expenses (and What to Look for When Selecting One)
April 8, 2021 at 12:51 pm

Tomorrow’s winners will use the current business climate as an opportunity to be prepared to succeed as the pandemic recedes and the economy returns to the norm. An efficient, flexible, cloud-based ERP system is no longer a luxury for distributors. It is essential to combine, coordinate and simplify the processes required to manage the business...

Official Trump Merchandise Store Returns on GOP-Backed Platform After Shopify Ban
April 8, 2021 at 12:23 pm

Three months ago, Shopify took down the official Trump Campaign and Trump Organization online stores. The decision came after the U.S. Capitol building attacks, with Shopify saying that the sites violated terms of use policies. Today, Trump merchandise is back on the web via WinRed, the Republican Party’s small-dollar fundraising platform...

Get Your Share of the $150 Billion Sustainability Market
April 5, 2021 at 11:48 am

Over the last few years, sustainability has shifted from a niche consumer interest to a mainstream value that significantly impacts buying behaviors. Expanding beyond just sustainably-grown foods and responsible apparel production, sustainability is becoming more important across all product categories. In fact, the U.S. sustainability market is projected to reach $150 billion in sales this…

6AM Sourcing's Scott Pearson and Scott Edidin on Building a North American Supply Chain, Promo's Shipping and Logistics Challenges, Custom Pinatas (and More)
April 7, 2021 at 2:31 pm

Scott Pearson and Scott Edidin tell us about their new company, Mexico's surprising manufacturing capabilities and some of the custom programs they've done so far (including one involving pinatas). They also share firsthand analysis of the pandemic's impacts on the promo supply chain and how North American sourcing is alleviating logistics and supply chain pain points...

3 Things to Know About Promotional T-shirts (a Year Into the Pandemic)
April 7, 2021 at 10:58 am

The ever-popular T-shirt is still that, though it has taken on a new role within the past year as an actual everyday essential. Now, the same tee can transition from a full work day to a (virtual) happy hour and even to bedtime. For wearers, comfort matters just as much as durability. These are just a few of the ways the T-shirt market has changed...