PM News

Why Use QuickBooks Over Sending Statements to Accountants?
September 7, 2018 at 12:56 pm

Question: I send my bank and credit card statements to my accountant at year end to do my taxes. What benefits are there to using something like QuickBooks instead? Answer: There are lots of reasons. First, in QuickBooks, you are able to write and submit orders to customers and suppliers. From there, you can track…

Why Didn't I Think of That?
September 11, 2018 at 2:40 pm

Upon release of a new feature or invention, I hear people say, “I wish I had thought of that.” Depending on the topic, I occasionally hear people say, “I thought of that, I could be a millionaire!” Just last week, I opened my Kindle reader on my iPad and tried the “continuous scroll” feature. I…

Pantone Predicts These Colors Will Be Huge This Spring
September 12, 2018 at 1:15 pm

If there's one trend report we loyally follow, it's the Pantone Color Institute color predictions. Last year, it predicted pastel shades and bright yellow and red hues would dominate the fashion world, and it was right on the money. This year, the color experts unveiled the trend predictions for New York Fashion Week and London Fashion Week...

Travis Scott Used a Genius Merchandise Plan to Conquer Billboard Charts
September 12, 2018 at 12:44 pm

Nicki Minaj has been making enemies left and right recently. It seems she upset Cardi B so much that she threw a shoe at her, but that's not the story that has our attention this week. According to GQ, Nicki Minaj has been targeting Travis Scott's album sales in her latest Twitter rant.

What Is Up With Jared Leto's '30 Seconds to Mars' Merchandise?
September 19, 2018 at 12:50 pm

If we could include emojis in our articles, this one would start with a giant face palm. We want to understand Jared Leto. We want to give him the benefit of the doubt. But when we saw his band's new merchandise, we concluded we must be living on two different planets. Leto's band 30 Seconds…

Promotional Jackets and Outerwear: Trending Styles, Selling Tips and What to Do About Warm Weather
September 19, 2018 at 12:01 pm

Jackets and outerwear have gotten a major upgrade since the days of the Thunderbirds and the Pink Ladies. While the looks are still sought out as statement pieces, they also feature technical specifications that make them must-have additions to any ensemble. With the right knowledge, promotional jackets and outerwear can help you (and your clients) achieve year-round success...

A Promotional Apparel Decoration Lesson From Revolve's Sweatshirt Fiasco
September 19, 2018 at 11:58 am

To all our promotional apparel distributors and suppliers, we have an important lesson for you this week, care of a recently released sweatshirt from apparel retailer Revolve. It just might be the difference between executing an inspiring promotional campaign and unleashing a viral hate storm...