State of the Industry
2007 Counselor Awards
Person of the Year Paul Lage
Meet the winners
of this year’s most prestigious industry
awards. Read Article...
By Andy Cohen
International Person of the Year Ray Titus
By Matt Histand
Distributor Entrepreneur of the Year Jack
By Elaine Wong
Supplier Entrepreneur of the Year Dolly
Duffy and Dan Fangman
By Elaine Wong
Woman of Distinction Mary Ann Farmer
By Karen Akers
The Complete Guide to Business Finance
Thinking about hiring another employee, investing in a new piece
of equipment or scoping out a new retirement plan for employees?
Not so fast. Read our experts’ advice on all things financial
before you make the leap. –
While there may be no such thing as a free lunch, everyone appreciates
a free snack. Here’s a showcase of 15 food gifts that are sure
to inspire the taste buds of any client. – By
Jessica Marcial Read Article...
Winner: Jesse H. Neal Business Journalism Award
Family Business Spotlight: Shake It Up
This $2 million distributor has experienced steady growth over the course
of its 17 years in business. However, the family business desperately
needs to invigorate its sales efforts and motivate a laissez-faire work
force if it wants to grow even further.
Betsy Cummings Read Article...
Voice of the People
A Better Brochure
Editor’s Letter – Lessons from
Apparel Hot Sheet –
Education, Trends, Products, Techniques; See Counselor’s newest monthly
department for promotional apparel! Read...
People – Appointments, promotions
and the Bess Cohn Humanitarian Award nominee. Read...
Back of Book
Supplier Network – As you approach
the second half of 2007, how is your business faring? Do
you expect to hit year-end revenue and profit goals, or do
you believe that cost-increases are impeding too much on
your bottom line? Read...
Marketwise – Decrease in ad spending
helps ad specialties; China economic policies mean industry
price increases; Norwood replaces rewards with rebate program;
ASI announces partnership with OfficeMax; Distributor in
legal hot water?; Toy recalls spark product concerns; Read...