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Taylor Corporation to Acquire Venture Encoding and CardsDirect
July 11, 2012

Taylor Corporation announced it has reached agreements to acquire two Texas-based companies. Both Venture Encoding of Fort Worth and CardsDirect of Dallas will be acquired by the Minnesota-based printing and marketing conglomerate.

Proforma Opens 11 New Offices in May
June 2, 2010

Cleveland-based Proforma, a leading North American provider of graphic communications solutions, welcomed 11 new owners to its network.

The following new owners joined the Proforma network:

Introducing Venture Road
February 17, 2010

New T-shirt company Venture Roads, which offers wholesale among other services, would like to introduce itself to the promotional industry with the following statement:

The Future of Looking Good
December 1, 2009

New styles? Again? Didn't we just go through this last year? Well, yes, but keeping up on this stuff is important, we promise. True, you may be able to get by on selling the basics season after season, but playing it safe has its risks. For one, the longer you neglect keeping up on style…

Twelve Distributors Affiliate with iPROMOTEu in August 2008
September 15, 2008

Wayland, Massachusetts-based iPROMOTEu announced 12 new promotional products distributors affiliated with the company in August. Each of these new iPROMOTEu affiliates is an experienced industry sales professional working either as an existing independent distributor or for another distributor company. Currently, there are more than 530 industry sales professionals in iPROMOTEu’s selling network. The following individuals are among the industry distributors and salespeople that affiliated with iPROMOTEu in August: Eric Fraser of Pennworthy Associates LLC in Arab, Ala.; Jonathan Knapp of Apparel Resource Group Inc. in Prairie Village, Kan.; Thomas Kunkel of 2K Marketing LLC in Bel Air, Md.; Mike Lindsay of Middle-Earth Promotions in

Former Crown Products Managers Launch New Venture
August 25, 2008

When the founders of Plan B Marketing learned that their hometown of Mobile, Ala. led Forbes Magazine’s 2008 list of Top 10 Fastest Growing Small Business Economies, they took notice. When they discovered three other cities within an eight-hour drive also made the list, they took action.  Plan B Marketing opened its doors to serve businesses throughout Ala. and along the Gulf Coast.  Founded by Deborah Fetherland, Tucker Frazer and Amanda Bray, the company offers marketing and sales consulting services as well as more than 300,000 imprinted promotional products. “We help our clients get what they want from their marketing and sales programs,” explained Bray,