Promo Marketing https://magazine.promomarketing.com Product and Marketing Information For Distributor Sales Professionals Fri, 20 Jul 2018 19:10:48 -0400 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.6 Nick Foles, Backup Quarterback, Named No. 1 in Player-Branded NFL Merchandise Sales https://magazine.promomarketing.com/article/nick-foles-nfl-branded-merchandise/ https://magazine.promomarketing.com/article/nick-foles-nfl-branded-merchandise/#respond Fri, 20 Jul 2018 17:48:35 +0000 https://network.napco.com/promo-marketing/?post_type=article&p=107691 Coming in second—though he comes in last by every standard here in the city of brotherly love—was all time great quarterback and wannabe Bond villain Tom Brady. Carson Wentz, despite injury and a lack of Super Bowl-related hype, managed to come in third place for merch sales...

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Beacon Promotions Celebrates 15th Anniversary https://magazine.promomarketing.com/article/beacon-promotions-celebrates-15th-anniversary/ https://magazine.promomarketing.com/article/beacon-promotions-celebrates-15th-anniversary/#respond Fri, 20 Jul 2018 17:37:59 +0000 https://network.napco.com/promo-marketing/?post_type=article&p=107689 Beacon Promotions, New Ulm, Minn., celebrated its 15th anniversary this past week with many fun events. The company played some games, had some special treats and lunches catered in, employees were in drawings to win some corporate gift prizes, and more. Some of the company’s retirees also returned to visit, and Beacon recognized the 15 […]

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Trump Says He’s Ready for Tariffs on All $505 Billion In Chinese Imports https://magazine.promomarketing.com/article/trumps-latest-china-tariff-idea-all-of-it/ https://magazine.promomarketing.com/article/trumps-latest-china-tariff-idea-all-of-it/#respond Fri, 20 Jul 2018 16:22:55 +0000 https://network.napco.com/promo-marketing/?post_type=article&p=107688 President Trump told CNBC‘s Joe Kernen that he was “ready to go to 500,” referring to a possible increase in the already staggering amount of tariffed products from China. For those keeping score at home, the U.S. accepted $505.5 billion in Chinese imports in 2017. That would mean that, in his statement, Trump indicated that […]

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Let’s Review Every Single Piece of McDelivery Day McDonald’s Swag https://magazine.promomarketing.com/article/lets-review-every-single-piece-of-mcdelivery-day-mcdonalds-swag/ https://magazine.promomarketing.com/article/lets-review-every-single-piece-of-mcdelivery-day-mcdonalds-swag/#respond Fri, 20 Jul 2018 15:12:54 +0000 https://network.napco.com/promo-marketing/?post_type=article&p=107687 We’ve seen fast food brands going all-in on promotional products the last few years, but few have gone quite as big as McDonald’s did for McDelivery Day. The event, held yesterday, saw the burger giant dispatch tons of branded merchandise via UberEats delivery—a high-profile, promo-centric campaign that, at least going by social media reactions, was […]

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Don’t Get Fleeced: Selling Promotional Fleece and Fall Apparel https://magazine.promomarketing.com/article/dont-get-fleeced-selling-fleece-and-fall-apparel-in-2018/ https://magazine.promomarketing.com/article/dont-get-fleeced-selling-fleece-and-fall-apparel-in-2018/#respond Thu, 19 Jul 2018 17:52:06 +0000 https://network.napco.com/promo-marketing/?post_type=article&p=107680 While many people love summer for the reason that it allows them to wear light, freeing apparel such as T-shirts, tank tops and swimsuits, it’s no secret that the best season for style is fall. Seriously, what’s better than putting on a comfy fleece and a pair of sweatpants to go for a nice walk […]

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How Will Tariffs Affect Promotional Businesses? Some MAGA Hats Provide a Clue https://magazine.promomarketing.com/article/how-will-tariffs-affect-promotional-businesses-maga-hats-are-a-good-clue/ https://magazine.promomarketing.com/article/how-will-tariffs-affect-promotional-businesses-maga-hats-are-a-good-clue/#respond Thu, 19 Jul 2018 17:41:15 +0000 https://network.napco.com/promo-marketing/?post_type=article&p=107677 The Trump administration’s decision to include hats and headgear on its latest list of tariffed products could have an impact on his reelection campaign and supporter base, as some “Make America Great Again” campaign hats are made in China, which could affect prices. David Lassoff, manager of IncredibleGifts, which imports “Make America Great Again” hats […]

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Promotional Restaurant T-shirts Get Some Love In Canada’s Largest Newspaper https://magazine.promomarketing.com/article/promotional-restaurant-t-shirts-get-some-love-in-canadas-largest-newspaper/ https://magazine.promomarketing.com/article/promotional-restaurant-t-shirts-get-some-love-in-canadas-largest-newspaper/#respond Thu, 19 Jul 2018 17:36:07 +0000 https://network.napco.com/promo-marketing/?post_type=article&p=107676 While America has many amazing restaurants, including this best-of roundup from OpenTable that is quite kind to Promo Marketing’s Philadelphia base, we are not above commending our neighbor to the north for its excellent eateries. Canada abounds in terrific spots to fulfill its citizens’ and visitors’ caloric needs, and while the establishments’ fare serves as […]

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QCA Authorizes UL as Accreditation Program Audit Provider https://magazine.promomarketing.com/article/qca-authorizes-ul-as-accreditation-program-audit-provider/ https://magazine.promomarketing.com/article/qca-authorizes-ul-as-accreditation-program-audit-provider/#respond Wed, 18 Jul 2018 18:37:25 +0000 https://network.napco.com/promo-marketing/?post_type=article&p=107670 The Quality Certification Alliance (QCA), Chicago, announced the qualification of UL as an authorized audit provider for their Accreditation Program. With this achievement, UL joins Bureau Veritas to become only the second authorized audit provider. Also, to better serve QCA’s clients, both providers will now offer accredited suppliers the opportunity to schedule and complete future […]

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New Costco Promotional Products Business Launches Via Harland Clarke https://magazine.promomarketing.com/article/costcos-promotional-products-business-has-something-in-common-with-walmarts/ https://magazine.promomarketing.com/article/costcos-promotional-products-business-has-something-in-common-with-walmarts/#respond Wed, 18 Jul 2018 18:34:16 +0000 https://network.napco.com/promo-marketing/?post_type=article&p=107668 Just as the gigantic supermarkets have put a strain on smaller mom-and-pop grocery stores, those retail megaliths like Walmart and Costco are now competing with promotional products distributors by offering customizable products directly to consumers. Walmart has been in the game for a little while now, but Costco has quietly started selling products in the […]

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Promotional Socks Are Huge With Nonprofits and Fundraisers https://magazine.promomarketing.com/article/promotional-socks-are-huge-with-nonprofits-and-fundraisers/ https://magazine.promomarketing.com/article/promotional-socks-are-huge-with-nonprofits-and-fundraisers/#respond Wed, 18 Jul 2018 17:41:20 +0000 https://network.napco.com/promo-marketing/?post_type=article&p=107642 Our roles as news conveyors and chroniclers help us geek out on a number of topics, including lauding the longevity that particular products have enjoyed. For those with similar interests in tracing the history of consumer offerings, we suggest combining a penchant for investigating apparel items with an affinity for looking at promotional goods to […]

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