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If Money’s Tight, It’s All Right
June 22, 2006

THIS IS AN industry that has something for everyone. There are domestically manufactured goods for the patriotic and outsourced items for the pragmatic; there are T-shirts for the sporty and henleys for the spiffy. Not surprisingly, the industry also caters to customers on a shoe-string budget and those rolling in dough. This month, two suppliers discuss products that are just right for both limited and unlimited budgets. According to Norman Lavine, president of Retrographics Publishing, Cresskill, N.J., costlier or higher-end promotional products should not be evaluated only on price-specific measurements. “High-end should refer to the end result of what you want the recipient to experience