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Should I Upgrade to QuickBooks Enterprise?
June 3, 2016 at 6:16 pm

Question: I have sales of $1.2 million annually and am using QuickBooks Premier. I see that QuickBooks recommends its Enterprise software for companies with sales in excess of $1 million. Should I upgrade to Enterprise? Answer: Whether you should upgrade to Enterprise or not at this point will depend on your particular company needs. Enterprise…

The Law of Attraction: Who Do You Think You Are?
June 6, 2016 at 3:46 pm

In my last article, I discussed the importance of gratitude. Today, I would like to talk about the two most powerful words in the English language. If I asked you, “Who are you?” your answer would start with two words: “I am.” I am. The two most powerful words in the English language. Don’t believe me?…

We Are the Champions
June 7, 2016 at 6:12 pm

I'm going to level with all of you. A few years ago, I did not know the first thing about…

6 Ways to Tackle Tie-Dye Apparel
June 8, 2016 at 4:40 pm

When was the last time you considered using tie-dye apparel for your promotion? It is seeing a surprising resurgence. Brands, like Saint Laurent and Elder Statesman, are turning it high-end, and celebrities, including Justin Bieber, Jared Leto and Chris Martin, recently have sported the look, too...

Adidas Misspells Colombia on Ads for Copa America
June 8, 2016 at 2:31 pm

All the major brands got ready for the big summer of soccer by creating new kits for most of the countries competing in Copa America and Euro 2016. While there always are bound to be some mistakes, this mistake by Adidas is maybe the most inexcusable. The Germany-based brand…

The Wrap: Why Did Under Armour Hire a Fashion Designer? Has Lululemon Lost Its Way?
June 8, 2016 at 2:22 pm

Under Armour taps fashion designer for new collection, Lululemon's founder thinks the brand has lost its way, new survey shows consumers want properly fitting clothing, River's End Apparel offers free decoration on Columbia apparel, and Ralph Lauren undergoes extensive revamp: Here's what's happening this week in the apparel world…

How Much Do You Love That Shirt?
June 8, 2016 at 9:52 am

You guys know that I love T-shirts. I couldn’t write about them as much as I do if I didn’t. And I know that you guys love T-shirts, too. You wouldn’t be as good at your jobs as you are if you didn’t. But how much does your end-user love your T-shirt? That’s the make-or-break question of a successful promotion...

Global Trends in Product Transparency
June 10, 2016 at 5:28 pm

On November 23, 2015, the world’s largest food manufacturer, Nestle, disclosed publicly that slave labor was being used to produce its seafood sourced from its supply chain in Thailand. An investigation had shown that Thai fishing operators lured migrant with false promises. The migrants were sold systematically and then kept in bondage and degrading conditions…

5 Caps End-users Need This Summer
June 15, 2016 at 6:22 pm

Whether it's to keep sun out of your eyes or to prevent painful scalp sunburn (yes, that's a thing), hats are a staple in most people's summer wardrobes. Here are a few caps that can help end-users stay safe from the rays and keep them looking stylish,…