PM Podcast

Jake Himelstein on BAMKO's Big Uniforms Move, Supply Chain Outlook, Recognition Market Opportunities and More
October 13, 2021 at 10:31 am

BAMKO is making a big move in the uniforms space. Jake Himelstein, the company's president, joined the show to announce the move and explain how it positions BAMKO to meet the evolving needs of modern promo customers. He also talked supply chain, huge opportunities in the recognition market and much more. Plus, Sean and Brendan dive deep into Pabst Blue Ribbon's fun (and maybe invasive?) merchandise campaign...

Overture Promotions CEO Jo Gilley on No. 14 Top Distributors Finish, Sustaining Big Sales Growth, Supply Chain and Much More
September 22, 2021 at 10:42 am

Jo Gilley, CEO of Overture Promotions, joined the show to tell us how Overture grew sales from $81.6 million to $126.9 million in the middle of the pandemic (and from $60.6 million the year before) en route to a No. 14 overall finish on the 2021 Top Distributors list. And Print+Promo editor Elise Carr joins Sean and Brendan to discuss the big takeaways, surprises and success stories from the list...

Fluid Branding's Miles Lovegrove and Kyle Scott on 'A Tree With Every Order,' Reimagining Sustainability in Promo
September 8, 2021 at 12:34 pm

Fluid Branding wants to plant one million trees. The distributor recently launched its "A Tree With Every Order" program, an initiative that reimagines the way promo businesses can work toward a more sustainable and socially responsible industry. Fluid's Miles Lovegrove and Kyle Scott joined the show to tell us how it works, why it matters and why it's smart business...

'The Promo Guy' Swire Ho on How to Make Yourself a Go-To Promo Expert (and Why You Should)
July 21, 2021 at 11:02 am

Swire Ho goes by "The Promo Guy," part of a carefully crafted online presence that helps position him as the go-to expert for all things promo. Swire joined the show to explain the enormous benefits this approach has had for his business and share some strategies he uses to generate leads and create meaningful business connections online...

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...