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Canadian Promo Market News - January and February 2017
Canadian Promo Market News - January and February 2017
Promogram Canada

Cutter & Buck (asi/47965) has appointed Sally Piitz, president of multi-line agency Promopartner, as its representation for Cutter...

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Video: Rules for Risk-Taking
Video: Rules for Risk-Taking
Web Exclusive

In this episode of the Wearables Playbook, Executive Editor Theresa Hegel discusses a few ways apparel decorators can manage risk. 

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Podcast: Setting a Strategic Plan
Podcast: Setting a Strategic Plan
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Shahara Wright, a business law attorney and business strategist, talks about the importance of having a strong vision and concrete goals for...

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InnerWorkings Announces Full-Year, Q4 Earnings
InnerWorkings Announces Full-Year, Q4 Earnings
Promogram

Top 40 distributor InnerWorkings (asi/168860) increased gross sales 6% in 2016 to $1.09 billion, while fourth-quarter revenue just outpaced Q4...

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Gildan Announces Full-Year, Q4 Earnings
Gildan Announces Full-Year, Q4 Earnings
Promogram

Montreal-based Gildan Activewear (asi/56842) increased net sales 8.1% in the fourth quarter of 2016, while full-year sales ticked up 0.6% to...

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Survey: Business Leaders Confident About Economy
Survey: Business Leaders Confident About Economy
Promogram

Small businesses in the U.S. are feeling enthusiastic about the economy, according to an annual survey from JPMorgan Chase. More than...

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Superior Uniform Group Reports Sales Rise
Superior Uniform Group Reports Sales Rise
Promogram

Florida-based Superior Uniform Group Inc. (asi/339857), whose holdings include distributor BAMKO (asi/131431), has announced its 2016 net sales...

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Distributor Sales Reach Record $22.9 Billion
Distributor Sales Reach Record $22.9 Billion
Promogram

Industry distributors grew annual sales by 3.1% in 2016, resulting in a record $22.9 billion in total revenues, according to new data released by...

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Will Trump’s Policies Be Good for the Promo Products Industry?
Will Trump’s Policies Be Good for the Promo Products Industry?
Counselor

The Great Debate - Dueling views on the most talked about topics. Dave Vagnoni, Counselor editor-in-chief ( above left ) YES ...

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Maximize Sales in Top Markets
Maximize Sales in Top Markets

Think you've maxed out sales to your most pro table markets?  Think again. Ask yourself: How much more could you sell to the...

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How-To

Why Is Hands-On Training Important?
Why Is Hands-On Training Important?

Video tutorials aren't quite the same.

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5 Tips for a Prosperous Business
5 Tips for a Prosperous Business

Prepare to Prosper with these tips. Step 1 First, you have to diversify your base. I speak from experience here. At one time, 35% of my...

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Master Glitter Plastisol Inks
Master Glitter Plastisol Inks

Glitter plastisol inks can create many different effects, but getting the look you want requires more than just choosing an ink. You also need to...

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Overcome the “Does This Stuff Really Work?” Objection
Overcome the “Does This Stuff Really Work?” Objection

Use this advice to open the minds of prospects who question the value of promo products. In a perfect world, every prospect would recognize...

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How to Create a Faux-Stitched Print
How to Create a Faux-Stitched Print

Creating a faux-stitched screen print is simple with the right software tools. Tip: If the faux-stitch shapes overlap an area of the...

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Tips for Introverts
Tips for Introverts

Are you a little shy? Don't worry - you can still find success at trade shows. "Try to remember that everyone is nervous, even the keynote...

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Promo Market to Target: Gen Y and Gen Z
Promo Market to Target: Gen Y and Gen Z

The latest in a yearlong series highlighting top sales segments for distributor reps.

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How to Beat the “I Found It Cheaper Online” Objection
How to Beat the “I Found It Cheaper Online” Objection

Beat the e-commerce objection with these five tips in this quick guide.

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9 Ways to Get More Sales Leads
9 Ways to Get More Sales Leads

Use these simple strategies to find new prospects and score more deals.

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