Whether it's unprecedented bag bans or increased consumer demand for fashion and function, the bag market is changing fast. Here's what you need to know to keep up.
When it comes to corporate fashion, accessories give brands another touch point—one that complements garments in a traditional apparel program. For distributors, accessories offer an additional revenue stream that may have been overlooked.
DARD Products Inc. announced that it has implemented HDXRF technology in its product testing program through the use of HD Mobile, an instrument used to detect lead and other regulated and potentially toxic elements in consumer products.
Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) has announced Mike Schenker, MAS, regional sales manager for Dard Products Inc., as the 2014 PPAI Distinguished Service Award honoree during PPAI's North American Leadership Conference in Chicago. The PPAI Distinguished Service Award recognizes PPAI members who consistently contribute their skills and expertise toward the betterment of the association through volunteer service and leadership. The award presentation will take place at The PPAI Expo in Las Vegas, January 13-to-17, 2014, during the chairman's leadership dinner.
Dard Products/TAGmaster announced today that DARD Design International is now operating independently from its former parent company and is no longer involved in the day-to-day operations of the supplier. A statement from the company is printed below in full.
Fortune 1000 companies continue to focus on vetting their supply chains and requiring their partners to prove compliance. In order to meet these customer requirements, two more suppliers have begun taking the necessary, proactive steps to provide safe and compliant products. Woodstock, Illinois-based American Ad Bag and Ontario, California-based Otto International Inc. have applied to participate in the comprehensive compliance accreditation program developed by the Quality Certification Alliance (QCA), the promotional product industry's only independent, not- for-profit organization dedicated to helping companies provide safe products.
The Quality Certification Alliance (QCA), the promotional product industry’s only independent, not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping companies provide safe products, has awarded QCA Accreditation to Baltimore, Maryland-based Towel Specialties.
iPROMOTEu announced today that it will be hosting its fifth annual "Supplier Palooza" during The SAAC Show in Long Beach. "Supplier Palooza" will take place on Wednesday evening, August 8, from 9:00 p.m. until 1:00 a.m. at The Auld Dubliner which is located across the street from the Long Beach Convention Center.