Hazel Promotional Products

Prime Line Expands its Line of Bags and Coolers
April 22, 2010

Bridgeport, Connecticut-based Prime Line announced the company expanded its line of bags and coolers, many of which are Eco-Responsible and nonwoven. All of these new products are available in Prime’s 2010 annual catalog and also available on the company's Web site.

Diane Leslie Joins Dunbrooke
March 11, 2010

Independence, Missouri-based Dunbrooke announced Diane Leslie has joined the Dunbrooke team. Leslie has more than 20 years of promotional products sales experience with companies including PaperMate, Souvenir Group and Leed's.

A Good, Long Drive
March 19, 2009

GOLF IS A game of increments and minutiae. Misjudge a stroke by one millimeter, and a killer drive ends up being a killer search through the woods. Appropriately, golf promotions require the same kind of precision. A campaign that is even slightly off can land product meant for a promotional hole in one right into a sand trap.

Dollars and (Fashion) Sense
October 28, 2008

ECONOMY SHMECONOMY. NOT to be glib, but that headline has sold one too many papers these days. Yes, things are not necessarily prospering, however, what the general public should be talking about is how to respond to these given circumstances. Facing the unenviable challenge of helping end-buyers find value in items that can all-too-easily be considered “extraneous,” now more than ever, suppliers and distributors must continuously prove the worth of their wares. Showing how each garment can be used in a practical wardrobe application attaches a tangible benefit to every dollar spent, an essential formula for continuing to drive business through financially uncertain

Proforma 21st Annual Convention Paves the Way to Achieving Infinite Dreams
August 25, 2008

Cleveland-based Proforma held its 21st Annual Convention and Family Reunion in Orlando, Florida, August 3 to August 6 at the Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort. More than 800 attendees benefited from educational sessions, seminars and networking opportunities at the four-day event. This year’s convention was Proforma’s most successful to date with a 20 percent increase in attendance. The increase was largely due to the effective and consistent communication of the key benefits of attendance. Attendees participated in a multitude of sessions delivered by industry recognized speakers such as Cliff Quicksell, David Blaise, Dave Fellman and Laura Posey, as well as a unique presentation

February 1, 2008

FROM THEIR INCEPTION as appropriate-for-daytime-wear wardrobe standby (or inappropriate, depending on who’s doing the judging), T-shirts have been the put-upon younger brother of the apparel clan. Slacker. Underachiever. Slob. Uniform of the basement-dwelling video-game player, or worse, the go-to garment for sweaty work outside or on a treadmill. Yet, in the last 10 years or so, there’s been a bit of a shake-up in the hierarchy. T-shirts grew up. In fact, they became king. In an effort to emanate a more offbeat vibe, many designers began adding them to their collections, emblazoned with rock-and-roll icons and/or ironic witticisms. Likewise, in a nod toward

Tips of the Trade: Are you bad with numbers?
September 18, 2007

By Ilise Benun, marketing mentor Do you know how much it costs to run your business? If not, you may be in financial trouble and not even know it. I know, I know. You’re “bad with numbers.” Well, that belief could be ruining your business—and your future. My new download, “Money Management for Business Success,” is the perfect place to start learning about the numbers that matter to your business. Here’s just a fraction of what we cover in this 60-minute mp3 + 24-page transcript: * Your mentality: What to do if you just can’t stand dealing with money * Money

Dunbrooke Goes Back to the Basics, Adds Screen Printing
January 25, 2007

Dunbrooke, Independence, Mo., recently introduced its Dunbrooke Basics line, which includes T-shirts, sweatshirts and hoodies. In addition, the company now offers screenprinting services and has added five new shipping locations. “Our screen printing is the best in the industry and our prices are extremely competitive,” said COO, Matt Gray. “With our core line of Dunbrooke and the recent additions of Reebok Promotional Apparel and the Dunbrooke Basics line, we now have a complete line of apparel.” Dunbrooke has also added five shipping locations in Atlanta; Chicago; Philadelphia; Anaheim, Calif.; Dallas; and El Dorado Springs, Mo. “This is to help get our product out in a timely