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Counselor is published 13 times a year and is
the "voice" of the promotional products industry.
Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) increased sharply in the first quarter of this year, reaching a monetary value that was the highest since 2007.
May 26, 2015 – by Counselor
A vast majority of small-business owners plan to hire new employees or maintain current staffing levels, a new survey says.
40% Looking To Add Staff »
4imprint Group, the UK-based parent company of Top 40 distributor 4imprint, said this month that its revenue increased by more than 20% over the first four months of 2015.
Ranked As 3rd-Largest Distributor »
May 21, 2015 – by Dawn Shurmaitis
Any Baby Boomer watching the final season of “Mad Men” understood exactly why advertising genius Don Draper set off on a cross-country pilgrimage after suffering through a meeting filled with younger versions of his own smart self.
Performance Should Determine Workplace Security – Not Age »
May 21, 2015 – by Counselor
Canada-based McCabe Promotional Advertising Inc. (asi/264901) has acquired Promomedia Group Inc., the companies have announced.
Financial Terms Not Disclosed »
As part of PPAI’s Legislative Education and Action Day, a group of 78 industry representatives went to Washington D.C. this week to let Congress know about specific issues that are important to the ad specialty industry and its individual companies.
Promoting The Value Of Ad Specialties »
Staples Inc., parent company of Top 40 supplier Staples Promotional Products, reported a 7% decrease in first-quarter sales and a 39% fall in net income for the quarter.
In Line With Company Expectations »
May 19, 2015 – by Counselor
A new survey from employment consultancy Manpower shows more than one-third of global employers are finding it difficult to fill open positions.
“Talent Shortages Are Real And Are Not Going Away” »
The city of Montreal has officially begun considering a proposal that would limit single-use plastic bags from being given away by retailers.
Would Make It First Major Canadian City To Enact Such A Law »