News

People on the Move - February 2017
People on the Move - February 2017
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Chameleon Like Inc. (asi/44558) has promoted Jasmine Ventura to national account executive in charge of key and national accounts. Geiger...

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Promo Market Statistics - Health Care
Promo Market Statistics - Health Care
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Exclusive survey data on popular sectors collected from distributors.

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Canadian Promo Market News - January and February 2017
Canadian Promo Market News - January and February 2017
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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
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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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Gildan Announces Full-Year, Q4 Earnings
Gildan Announces Full-Year, Q4 Earnings
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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
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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
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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
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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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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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Retail E-Commerce Sales Increased In 2016
Retail E-Commerce Sales Increased In 2016
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The federal government estimates that retail e-commerce sales soared 15% in the U.S. in 2016, while two recent studies indicate that the...

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How-To

How to Respond to “I Need to Make Sure My Boss Is OK With This"
How to Respond to “I Need to Make Sure My Boss Is OK With This"

Close in on a successful sale by besting this objection with these four strategies. 1. Include the Real Decision-Maker Early On: ...

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Which Flash Cure Unit is Right for Your Shop
Which Flash Cure Unit is Right for Your Shop

The right flash-cure unit can help white inks pop and specialty inks shine.

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5 Rules to Email Marketing Success
5 Rules to Email Marketing Success

One of the crucial steps to building a solid base of clients is to dedicate a portion of your company's resources to marketing your business. A...

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Get a Handle on Digital Printing
Get a Handle on Digital Printing

Digital printing has some advantages over traditional decorating methods, but you should do your homework before investing in the technology.

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Overcome Common Sales Objections
Overcome Common Sales Objections

1. Do Your Research Before calling your prospect, research their company and any immediate needs your product can address. That way, during the...

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How to Display Your Products
How to Display Your Products

Your Artwork Dilemma: One decision every shop will face is how to show off what it produces. Will a permanent display be part of the shop...

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How to Fix a Partly Finished Design
How to Fix a Partly Finished Design

Embroidery mistakes happen, and it’s not always feasible to start over. Luckily, there are ways to fix a partly finished design.

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6 Tips on How to Talk to People
6 Tips on How to Talk to People

Part of the I'm New Now What section in Advantages, here are 6 steps to striking up a conversation. Step 1 Always make direct eye...

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8 Ways to Foil Small-Business Stagnation
8 Ways to Foil Small-Business Stagnation

These tactics are sure to spark progress.

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