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SAAC Reports Oscar-winning Red Carpet Event
September 1, 2009

The Specialty Advertising Association of California (SAAC) unveiled an updated SAAC show to enthusiastic exhibitors and attendees at last week's Long Beach, Calif. show. “This year we had

Hirsch Gift Adds Friedman and Alegria
July 7, 2009

Houston, Texas-based supplier Hirsch Gift announced the company has hired supplier reps Jodi Friedman of San Diego-based

Survive & Thrive
June 19, 2009

DABBLE A bit in the philosophical realm, the term “golden mean” is often applied in the discussion of ethics for the greater good of society. It is said to be the ideal middle ground between two extreme points of view and many of the world’s greatest thinkers—from Aristotle to Confucius—have touched upon it in their teachings.

Mistrial in Trovata, Forever 21 Trade Dress Case (California Apparel News)
June 4, 2009

For those of you who don't have daughters or who are too far away from the age of 21 to care, Forever 21 has been quite a phenomenon in the fashion industry over the past decade at least. Shilling low-priced "designer inspired" clothes, Forever 21 has weathered numerous charges of piracy over the years. This time, however, is the first the store has had to go to court to defend itself against such allegations, and though nothing has yet been resolved, stay tuned. The outcome will likely have ramifications extending far beyond the retail sector. (California Apparel News)

Touchstone Adds Three Team Members
May 12, 2009

Robyn Champlain, Diane Mayer and Maureen Woodward have been named senior account executives for Touchstone, a full service promotional marketing company