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Obituary: Max Habegger
Obituary: Max Habegger

Max Habegger, founder of former supplier American Image, passed away on August 11. He was 89. Born on March 29, 1929, in Berne, IN, Habegger...

Timeless Calendars
Timeless Calendars

Even in the digital age, this hall-of-fame item is still a necessity in the home and office. Beacon Promotions Inc. (asi/39250) Find...

Bud Light-Branded Fridges Will Give Free Beer If Cleveland Browns Win
Bud Light-Branded Fridges Will Give Free Beer If Cleveland Browns Win

The Browns have won a single game in the previous two seasons, going 1-31 during that span.


Chameleon like Inc. Acquires TPGG

Gilroy, CA-based supplier Chameleon like Inc. (asi/44558) announced late Wednesday that it has acquired The Platform Group Gallery (TPGG;...


Latest Golf Apparel on Display at PGA Fashion & Demo Experience

Golf apparel and merchandise has a major influence on the promotional products industry, making this show one for promo pros to keep an eye on.


Blending Containers Have Cut People, Now Under Recall

Faulty blending containers that allow blades to be exposed have cut the hands of nearly a dozen people, prompting the manufacturer to issue a...


Cintas Founder to Step Down From Board

Top 40 distributor Cintas Corp. (asi/162167) announced that founder Richard T. Farmer, 83, will not stand for re-election to the board this fall,...


Private Equity Firm Recapitalizes Next Level Apparel

Next Level Apparel (asi/73867), the eighth largest supplier in the promotional products industry, announced Monday that it's been recapitalized...


Gildan Releases Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report

The report highlighted the Top 40 supplier’s efforts to care for employees, the environment and communities in which it operates.


Delta Apparel Says Q3 Sales & Earnings Increased

Nonetheless, a negative tax impact caused a net income loss for the fiscal year’s first nine months.

Products

Timeless Calendars
Timeless Calendars

Even in the digital age, this hall-of-fame item is still a necessity in the home and office. Beacon Promotions Inc. (asi/39250) Find...

Introducing 'Gorpcore,' the Latest Street Style
Introducing 'Gorpcore,' the Latest Street Style

In a Nutshell: - Outdoor apparel, from high-end puff jackets to windbreaker sweaters, is a hot streetwear trend. - Gorpcore, as it's...

Hot Promotional Apparel Trends For Fall
Hot Promotional Apparel Trends For Fall

A look at the most popular apparel trends for the upcoming season.

Exceptional Women’s Apparel
Exceptional Women’s Apparel

Years ago, the industry ditched the idea of men's smalls in women's apparel programs. Today, supplier offerings for women are so expansive, you...

Mergers & Acquisitions

Chameleon like Inc. Acquires TPGG
Chameleon like Inc. Acquires TPGG

Gilroy, CA-based supplier Chameleon like Inc. (asi/44558) announced late Wednesday that it has acquired The Platform Group Gallery (TPGG;...

A4 Promotions and Incentives Acquires Square One Promotional Products
A4 Promotions and Incentives Acquires Square One Promotional Products

Two Sacramento, CA-based distributors have come together in a deal that sees A4 Promotions and Incentives, an affiliate of Top 40 distributor...

Private Equity Firm Recapitalizes Next Level Apparel
Private Equity Firm Recapitalizes Next Level Apparel

Next Level Apparel (asi/73867), the eighth largest supplier in the promotional products industry, announced Monday that it's been recapitalized...

Ennis Completes Merger With Wright Business Graphics

Ennis, Inc. (asi/52493) has announced...


Gemline Hires New VP of Sales

An experienced sales executive whose...

Case Studies

Bud Light-Branded Fridges Will Give Free Beer If Cleveland Browns Win
Bud Light-Branded Fridges Will Give Free Beer If Cleveland Browns Win

The Browns have won a single game in the previous two seasons, going 1-31 during that span.

Latest Golf Apparel on Display at PGA Fashion & Demo Experience
Latest Golf Apparel on Display at PGA Fashion & Demo Experience

Golf apparel and merchandise has a major influence on the promotional products industry, making this show one for promo pros to keep an eye on.

Minor League Baseball Merch Sales Reach New Record
Minor League Baseball Merch Sales Reach New Record

The 2017 tally of total MiLB licensed merchandise retail sales topped $70 million.

Space: The Next Frontier for Trump Campaign Merch

The president’s re-election campaign plans...


California Wildfires Impacting Promo Firms

Evacuations and lost business are two of t...


Promotional Products Abound at Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire

Branded T-Shirts, mugs, hats and more coul...

Awards

Top 40 Distributors 2018
Top 40 Distributors 2018

Counselor’s exclusive ranking of the distributors with the most revenue in the ad specialty market.

Top 40 Suppliers 2018
Top 40 Suppliers 2018

Counselor’s exclusive ranking of the suppliers with the most revenue in the ad specialty market.

2018 Hot List
2018 Hot List

Meet the new stars shaking up the promo market with their ambition, empathy and passion to be the very best.

Best Places to Work 2018
Best Places to Work 2018

Counselor honors the top industry workplaces through an exclusive survey and rankings. Click on the company links below to find out what makes...

How-To

How to Tap Into the Power of Mobile Surveys
How to Tap Into the Power of Mobile Surveys

The Experts - interviews with the brightest minds in business.

How to Make Cold Calls Work
How to Make Cold Calls Work

Advice for sharpening your job skills

How to Reach Younger Generations with Social Media Marketing
How to Reach Younger Generations with Social Media Marketing

The Experts - interviews with the brightest minds in business.

How To Use LinkedIn to Reach Key People
How To Use LinkedIn to Reach Key People

Take these all-important steps to up your success rate in finding decision-makers on the leading business social media site. 1. Complete Your...