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Jan 27, 2015 – by Counselor
Industry veteran Bill Patton, most recently the vice president of Dallas-based Branding Resources (asi/145182), died on January 20.
He Was 69 »
Huntington Beach, CA, is moving toward overturning a ban on single-use plastic bags, a change that would be the first of its kind in the nation.
Opponents Want Voters To Decide »
Minnesota-based 3M, the parent company of Top 40 supplier 3M Promotional Markets (asi/91240), announced this morning that it grew its sales and profits in its most recent quarter.
Rose By 2% »
Ad specialty distributors increased their revenues by 5.1% in 2014, driving total industry sales to approximately $21.5 billion last year, according to a report released today by ASI.
All-Time Industry High For Distributor Sales »
A new report from financial data firm Markit shows that U.S. manufacturing growth continued in January, although at a slightly slower pace than in previous months.
Demand Remains Strong »
Jan 22, 2015 – by Counselor
Trade benefits for Bangladesh will not be restored until the country does more to ensure worker safety and rights, the U.S. government has formally announced.
Progress Has Been Made, But Not Enough »
City councilors in Baltimore are again considering legislation that would ban single-use plastic bags in stores, a month after the city’s mayor vetoed a similar bill.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake Is Open To Ban »
Continuing its foray into U.S. markets, China-based Alibaba has unveiled a new platform meant to entice American companies to sell to Chinese consumers.
Service Called Alipay ePass »