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Counselor is published 13 times a year and is
the "voice" of the promotional products industry.
Leading a team during various situations – good times, challenging periods, times of great change – takes a variety of approaches.
Feb 26, 2015 – by Counselor
An uptick in cotton prices has begun to stall, and experts now believe the price of cotton and apparel will remain stable over the course of 2015.
There Is Currently A Massive Overall Surplus Of Cotton »
Massachusetts-based Staples, Inc., the parent company of Top 40 distributor Staples Promotional Products (asi/120601), has launched a new lending service to help small businesses access capital.
Partnered With Financial Tech Firm Lendio »
Feb 24, 2015 – by Counselor
Negotiators for dockworkers and shipping companies have agreed to a tentative deal, ending a nine-month dispute that clogged cargo traffic at 29 West Coast ports.
Ports Handle 25% Of All U.S. International Trade »
Corporate marketing budgets are expected to increase an average of 8.7% this year, thanks in part to a strong U.S. economy.
Up Over 2014 »
UK-based 4imprint Group, the parent company of Top 40 distributor 4imprint (asi/197045), has announced that Kevin Lyons-Tarr will take over as CEO of the organization.
Effective March 31 »
Optimistic about the economy, more small business owners are gearing up to hire new personnel for their sales and administrative teams.
28% Of Owners Plan To Hire A Salesperson »
Feb 19, 2015 – by Dave Vagnoni
There are no good words to describe the frustration that comes from dealing with a clueless customer service rep.
Improve Your Standing »
Feb 19, 2015 – by Counselor
Fossil Group Inc., the parent company of Fossil Corporate Markets, signed a global licensing agreement this week with Kate Spade & Co. to design, develop and distribute kate spade new york watches through 2025.
Posted Flat 4th-Quarter Sales »