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Fruit of the Loom Tabs Burgess-Taylor as New CEO
Fruit of the Loom Tabs Burgess-Taylor as New CEO
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Fruit of the Loom (asi/84257) has named Melissa Burgess-Taylor as the company's new chairman and CEO. She is a 17-year veteran of the company and...

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Power Out at Pinnacle Designs
Power Out at Pinnacle Designs
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Due to high winds, Pinnacle Designs (asi/78140) is currently without power and phones.

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The ASI Mannequin Challenge
The ASI Mannequin Challenge
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Voting is now closed for the ASI Mannequin Challenge! Check back on Monday, Dec. 5 for full results of the voting. Background: The Mannequin...

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Screen Printer That Employs Autistic People Poised for Growth
Screen Printer That Employs Autistic People Poised for Growth
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Remember Spectrum Designs ? Last year, I visited the Port Washington, NY, business to learn about the challenges and triumphs of running a...

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Judge Blocks Overtime Rule
Judge Blocks Overtime Rule
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A federal judge has blocked an Obama administration rule that would extend mandatory overtime pay for over 4 million salaried workers. On...

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Video: Netflix Binge-Watchers Rejoice
Video: Netflix Binge-Watchers Rejoice
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Would you classify your TV habits under "severe binge-watcher"? Are your nights and weekends filled with the thought of wrapping up in a blanket...

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Mergers & Acquisitions in the Promotional Products Industry
Mergers & Acquisitions in the Promotional Products Industry
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Norm Hullinger and Jeff Lederer discuss whether industry consolidation is merely a big buzzword or a legit trend.

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Pension Blowback Causes Unionwear to Declare Bankruptcy
Pension Blowback Causes Unionwear to Declare Bankruptcy
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Made-in-the-USA manufacturer Unionwear (asi/73775) has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy due to issues surrounding a critically underfunded...

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Poll: When Do You Plan to Buy Equipment?
Poll: When Do You Plan to Buy Equipment?
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In March, Wearables will publish its annual machine guide, packed full of the latest apparel decorating equipment from well-known manufacturers...

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2017 Counselor Distributor Choice Awards Finalists
2017 Counselor Distributor Choice Awards Finalists
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Below are the finalists for the 2017 Counselor Distributor Choice Awards. Representing 55 different product award categories, these suppliers...

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Boston Considers Bag Ban
Boston Considers Bag Ban
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At a meeting on Wednesday, Boston City Council members considered a proposal that would ban single-use plastic bags, while charging consumers at...

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Delta Apparel Reports Fiscal Year Revenue
Delta Apparel Reports Fiscal Year Revenue
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Delta Apparel (asi/49172) announced fiscal year net sales of $425.2 million, compared to $449.1 million in the 2015 fiscal year, a decrease of...

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How-To

Can Your Design Go On a Cap?
Can Your Design Go On a Cap?

As you gain experience with digitizing , you'll be able to tell just by looking which embroidery  designs cross-pollinate better than others....

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How to Hold Steady in Tough Times
How to Hold Steady in Tough Times

Marsha Londe, CEO of Tango Partners, offers four tips for sustaining success during downturns: 1.  Focus on reasonably priced campaigns...

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How to Earn More Sales Through Live Events
How to Earn More Sales Through Live Events

With a captive audience looking to spend, live events are an enticing target for distributors. Here are four top examples to seek out. Car...

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How To Create a Textured Screen Print
How To Create a Textured Screen Print

Texture varies the printed surface for a unique look.

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What to Ask Before Purchasing Software
What to Ask Before Purchasing Software

Make sure the pros outweigh the cons when purchasing new software for your business.   1. How will I improve efficiency with this software?...

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Expand Sales With Current Clients
Expand Sales With Current Clients

Use these strategies to bulk-up your business with existing customers in 2017 and beyond. Target the Right People: Identify clients...

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How to Clean Your Heat Press
How to Clean Your Heat Press

A clean press is a happy and functional press!

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5 Quick Tips For Generating Referrals
5 Quick Tips For Generating Referrals

Promotional product sales pros who put these strategies into practice are sure to open doors to new clients. Make Yourself Refer-Worthy: ...

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4 Tips for Better Organic Reach
4 Tips for Better Organic Reach

Master Keywording: SEO keywords are the important words and phrases in your web content that make it possible for people to find your site. ...

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