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Colorado Could Ban Smartphone Sales to Children
Colorado Could Ban Smartphone Sales to Children
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Colorado may ban the sale of smartphones to children under 13, if one father has his way. Dr. Timothy J. Farnum, an anesthesiologist and founder...

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Recall On Staples Chairs
Recall On Staples Chairs
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Staples, Inc., parent company of Top 40 distributor Staples Promotional Products (asi/120601), has issued a recall on Hazen Mesh Task chairs....

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Economy Watch: Homebuilding Declines Again in May
Economy Watch: Homebuilding Declines Again in May
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Homebuilding declined for the third straight month in May, a possible sign that the hot residential construction market has now cooled off. ...

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People on the Move - June 2017
People on the Move - June 2017
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Ariel Premium Supply (asi/36730) welcomes Neal Gondran as regional sales manager for the South region. Hub Pen Company (asi/61966)...

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Wearables News Briefs - June 2017
Wearables News Briefs - June 2017
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American Embroidery Supply offers a 3-ounce cutaway stabilizer, which comes in black or white, which will provide softness and support...

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Vistaprint Opens First Brick-and-Mortar Store
Vistaprint Opens First Brick-and-Mortar Store
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Vistaprint, the e-commerce powerhouse that sells customizable business cards, stationery, signs, promotional products and more, has for the first...

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What’s Next for American Apparel
What’s Next for American Apparel
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American Apparel is not only still alive - it's gearing up to be an industry leader again. Gildan Activewear (asi/56842) is keen to communicate...

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American Apparel: A Timeline
American Apparel: A Timeline
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From the early beginnings in the late '80s through the Gildan acquisition in 2017, a look at American Apparel through the years: 1989/90 :...

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ePromos Acquires Assets Of Motivators
ePromos Acquires Assets Of Motivators
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As first reported Monday in a Counselor Breaking News Alert, Top 40 distributor ePromos Promotional Products (asi/188515) has acquired...

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Battle Over Plastic Bag Bans Intensifies in Pennsylvania, Minnesota & Elsewhere
Battle Over Plastic Bag Bans Intensifies in Pennsylvania, Minnesota & Elsewhere
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The national battle over plastic bags is heating up. As more cities ban or move to restrict the disposables, certain state governments are...

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Promo Market to Target: Colleges
Promo Market to Target: Colleges
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The smart way to gain admission to this lucrative field? Trendy products and strategic prospecting.

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CPSC Recalls $100 Children’s Robes
CPSC Recalls $100 Children’s Robes
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The Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a recall on Luxe Satin children's robes. The robes fail to meet federal flammability standards...

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How-To

How to Sell Solutions, Not Stuff
How to Sell Solutions, Not Stuff

Some salespeople walk into a prospect's office and just want to sell "stuff" - mugs, T-shirts, pens, whatever. But other salespeople want to sell...

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5 Instagram Tips for Apparel Decorators
5 Instagram Tips for Apparel Decorators

Dylan Gilligan, owner of Upstate Merch , a custom screen-printing shop in Whitney Point, NY, has been a champion of social sharing for over a...

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How To Tackle An RFP Order
How To Tackle An RFP Order

11 ways to succeed at the request-for-proposal process.

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How To Choose Standout Fonts for Your Embroidery Projects
How To Choose Standout Fonts for Your Embroidery Projects

Consider these factors when selecting the best font for the job.

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Make Sure You’re Getting a Good Deal on Equipment
Make Sure You’re Getting a Good Deal on Equipment

You can save money by purchasing used equipment, but do your research first.

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Master Video For Your Business
Master Video For Your Business

If you’re not creating and posting your own videos, you’re missing out on a huge social media platform.

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Get a Better Halftone Reproduction
Get a Better Halftone Reproduction

Get a grip on better halftone reproduction with top-shelf artwork and great screens. 1. Great halftones are a result of screens and the...

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Understand Your Negotiation Personality
Understand Your Negotiation Personality

One key to being a master negotiator is intuitively employing different approaches, based on each situation. To do this effectively, one must...

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How to Fix a Social Media Snafu
How to Fix a Social Media Snafu

If you find yourself embroiled in controversy because of something you posted on social media, public relations consultant Julia Angelen Joy...

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