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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 12, 2015 – by Counselor
Weighed down by worries over inventories and investment, U.S. small businesses were less optimistic in January.
Small Business Optimism Index Dropped 2.5 Points »
Feb 12, 2015 – by Andy Cohen
Somebody in the news business – just like a salesperson or company in any business – has nothing if they don’t have integrity.
Business Lessons From The Brian Williams Fallout »
Industry veteran Richard Waldinger died Jan. 12 in Palm Beach Gardens, FL.
He Was 86 »
Feb 10, 2015 – by Counselor
Apparel supplier Gildan Activewear (asi/56842) is gearing up to expand into the growing fashion basics market with a $100 million acquisition of Comfort Colors.
Paying Cash For Northfield, VT-Based Company »
Exploring new business opportunities in the U.S. and Asia, Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba has announced two separate deals with Lending Club and Meizu Technology Co.
Buys Stake In Smartphone »
Massachusetts-based Staples Inc., the parent company of Top 40 distributor Staples Promotional Products (asi/120601), has agreed to buy rival Office Depot.
Deal Worth $6.3 Billion »
Feb 5, 2015 – by Counselor
Football wasn’t three-time Super Bowl champion Troy Aikman’s first love.
Aikman Dishes About Life As Player And Broadcaster »
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the costs associated with it are a major source of fear for many companies in the U.S. today, but for distributors the law is a “huge opportunity,” said Ron Williams.
Health & Wellness Market Growing »