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Towel Specialties Launches New Division
Towel Specialties Launches New Division
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Towel Specialties (asi/91605) has launched its new Cobblestone Mills division, featuring high-impact and luxurious blankets as well as Turkish...

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HDS Marketing Acquires Ohio Distributor
HDS Marketing Acquires Ohio Distributor
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Pittsburgh-based distributor HDS Marketing Inc. (asi/216807) has acquired Stuart & Associates (asi/338407), a printing and promotional...

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Promotional Products Statistics for the Hispanic Market
Promotional Products Statistics for the Hispanic Market
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Only 4% of promotional products distributors currently have reps focused on selling specifically to the Hispanic market. Get more stats about this ...

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Distributors’ Parent Company Files for Bankruptcy
Distributors’ Parent Company Files for Bankruptcy
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Delivery Agent Inc., which helps sports and entertainment operations sell products online, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy-court protection last...

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6 Super Stress Relievers
6 Super Stress Relievers
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Offered in custom shapes, sizes and colors, these aren't your grandfather's stress relievers. They'd make a great promo item for everyone from...

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Rally More Political Orders
Rally More Political Orders

It’s a busy season for political campaigns, and there is ample opportunity for sales. Win those programs with a bit of creativity that combines tra...

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Strategies to Help Improve Your Social Media
Strategies to Help Improve Your Social Media
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Go beyond the basics on the Big 4 – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.

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Geiger Announces Headquarters Renovation Project
Geiger Announces Headquarters Renovation Project
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Top 40 distributor Geiger (asi/202900) announced Wednesday that it will undergo a $12 million renovation and expansion project at its Lewiston,...

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Snapchat Changes Name, Reveals Smart Glasses
Snapchat Changes Name, Reveals Smart Glasses
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Popular social media messaging app Snapchat is ready to pick up where the failed Google Glass left off. The company has changed its name to Snap...

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UPS Begins Delivery Drone Testing
UPS Begins Delivery Drone Testing
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UPS has joined the race to get delivery drones off the ground. The company last week began testing drones for commercial deliveries to remote...

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People on the Move - September 2016
People on the Move - September 2016
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Brian Starke, cofounder of Bravo Awards (asi/41638), has retired after a 20-year career in the promotional product industry. Cofounder Greg...

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Wearables News Briefs - October 2016
Wearables News Briefs - October 2016
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Fruit of the Loom (asi/84257) and JERZEES (asi/40650) has partnered with SPSI and Kornit to offer "Fruit Guys" screen-printed T-shirts to...

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How-To

How to Sell Promotional Products to Unfamiliar Groups
How to Sell Promotional Products to Unfamiliar Groups

Beware cultural differences when selling ad specialties and learn who your customers really are.

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7 Tips to Make Your First Time Meetings Count
7 Tips to Make Your First Time Meetings Count

These seven tips will help you close more sales by taking a consultative approach. 1. Research the Prospect: Before the meeting, read...

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8 Tips for a Great Showroom
8 Tips for a Great Showroom

Want your promotional products showroom to stand out from the crowd? Follow these great tips.

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How to Use a Water-Soluble Topping the Right Way
How to Use a Water-Soluble Topping the Right Way

A judicious use of water-soluble topping can help improve almost any embroidery design, helping to smooth things out and prevent threads from sinki...

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How To Earn Sales In The Gamification Market
How To Earn Sales In The Gamification Market

Demand for gamified services and solutions is heating up. Promotional products distributors can find new quality customers by targeting the...

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7 Recession-Proofing Tips
7 Recession-Proofing Tips

Joanne Black, founder of consultancy No More Cold Calling, suggests these strategies to recession-proof your sales.  1. Broaden your view....

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How To Utilize A Video Series to Build Your Business
How To Utilize A Video Series to Build Your Business

Attract more prospects and better engage clients with an online video series.

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How to Market to the Senior Living Facilities Niche
How to Market to the Senior Living Facilities Niche

America's elderly population is growing rapidly. The senior living sector is expanding to meet its needs. Know The Market & Its Lingo:...

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Make Your Hat Appliqué Stand Out
Make Your Hat Appliqué Stand Out

Unique materials make appliqué stand out on headwear. 1. Select the...

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