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Holiday Pop-up Shoppes - The Easiest Way to Add 4th Quarter Sales!
October 17, 2022 at 12:16 pm

Take advantage of the season! Your clients are looking for a quick and easy way to purchase delicious gourmet gifts for their customers and employees. Holiday pop-up shoppes are a simple solution. The Numbers “73% of gift recipients would “prefer a gift of food over some other gift.” - New York Post.  “U.S. businesses spend…

Trends and Takeaways from PRINTING United Expo Take 1
October 19, 2022 at 7:12 pm

It was three years in the making, but we're finally on the show floor at PRINTINGUnited Expo in Las Vegas. To say it's overwhelming would be an understatement. For one, we're pretty happy to be here, having not experienced a show like this in a few years. For another thing, this show is freakin' massive.…

19 Easy Things You Can Do To Increase Your Online Presence
October 20, 2022 at 11:37 am

In today’s world, we have all become digital-first customers, whether we realize it or not. Having an online presence is critical for any business to succeed, or even remain in business. What Exactly Does it Mean To Have an Online Presence and Why You Need It Simply put, having an online presence means your business…

IMAGEN Brands Adds Three New Sales Team Members
October 17, 2022 at 2:23 pm

IMAGEN Brands announced the addition of Karen and Chris Stauffer, and Kris Dunn to the company’s sales team. All three are now reporting to national sales manager Jackie Walker. “IMAGEN Brands is growing rapidly," said Lisa LeMond, vice president of sales and service at IMAGEN Brands. "With the addition of the great team of Karen…

How One Distributor Met the Challenge of 'Wowing' the Customer
October 18, 2022 at 2:22 pm

What does it mean to “wow” a customer? Is it the first impression? Is it creating a promotion that they think about or use long after the event? Is it going above and beyond to make sure you reach the goal? It can be all of the above, actually. Brad Dalton, vice president of sales…

How to Sell in a Recession
October 17, 2022 at 1:44 pm

It’s coming. The “R” word is everywhere and sales reps need to know how to sell in a recession.

Legacy Buying Group Adds OrderMyGear as Preferred Service Provider
October 17, 2022 at 1:54 pm

The Legacy Buying Group, West River, MD, announced the addition of OrderMyGear as a preferred service provider of online stores for the group. OrderMyGear's cloud-based technology helps promotional product distributors sell branded merchandise to groups online through custom branded online stores. "The Legacy Group is pleased to have OrderMyGear join our Legacy vendor network," Jolie…

Tokyo 2020 Official Accused of Accepting Bribe from Stuffed Toy Company for Licensed Products
October 18, 2022 at 11:00 am

A former Tokyo Olympics executive is being accused of accepting bribes from a company that sold officially licensed toys of the Tokyo 2020 mascots. According to the Japan Times, Haruyuki Takahashi allegedly received 8 million yen (about $53,700) from stuffed toy company Sun Arrow. This would be his fourth bribery case, having already been…

Crystal D Remembers Its 'Ultimate Memory Maker' Chuck Dahlgren
October 18, 2022 at 9:17 am

Crystal D announced last week that its founder and CEO, Chuck Dahlgren, sadly passed away on Oct. 10, from complications during heart surgery. The company released the following obituary: Our hearts are broken. Charles Parks Dahlgren (February 22, 1952 – October 10, 2022) passed away at age 70 from…