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Ask For Forgiveness, Not Permission – June 26, 2015

Often in business, if speed and agility are important and if many mistakes can be corrected, creating a culture of “ask for forgiveness, not permission” can empower a workforce. The key to successfully implement this strategy is stressing the proper use of judgment and holding people accountable for their decisions. Read More »

PPB Newslink June 25: PPAI, Promo Marketing To Collaborate On Professional Development Events

PPAI and Promo Marketing Media Group have recently announced they will join forces in 2016, working together on combined leadership conference/Power Meeting events. The two organizations will partner on marketing, sales and planning for the events. The organizations will collaborate to produce the PPAI Women’s Leadership Conference/Promo Marketing Power Meeting in June 2016, and the PPAI North American Leadership Conference/Promo Marketing Power Meeting in August 2016. Read More »

The Goldilocks Principle For Sales Leads – June 25, 2015

Promotional Consultant Today shares these tips from blogger Nancy Nardin for avoiding sales barriers and identifying those “fairytale” leads. Read More »

PPAI, Promo Marketing To Collaborate On Professional Development Events

PPAI and Promo Marketing Media Group have recently announced they will join forces in 2016, working together on combined leadership conference/Power Meeting events. The two organizations will partner on marketing, sales and planning for the PPAI Women’s Leadership Conference/Promo Marketing Power Meeting in June 2016, and the PPAI North American Leadership Conference/Promo Marketing Power Meeting in August 2016. Read More »

Taylor Corporation Acquires Standard Register

Dayton, Ohio-based distributor Standard Register (UPIC: SF00001) has been acquired by print and marketing solution provider Taylor Corporation. The acquisition is the result of Taylor Corp.’s successful bid for the distributor through a bankruptcy action held last week. Final approval of the sale is subject to resolution of outstanding objections before the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the District of Delaware. Pending that approval, the parties expect to complete the transaction within 45 to 60 days. Read More »

BPMA Awards Student Innovation In Design Competition

The British Promotional Merchandise Association (BPMA) named the winner of its 2015 Student Design Competition at an event this month at the Museum of Brands in London. The competition challenges students to pitch their ideas and designs for promotional products. Read More »

Social Media, Internet Fuel Consumers’ Expectations

Businesses are feeling the effects of rising consumer expectations, reports social customer experience management software provider Lithium Technologies. Drawing on a survey conducted on its behalf by Harris Poll in April and May of more than 300 corporate executives working at companies with revenues in excess of $1 billion, the company found that consumers’ expectations of businesses are rising and they happy to tell them when they’re not met. Read More »

Testing Protocols, Best Practices And More This Summer In PPAI’s Webinar Series

This summer’s online education schedule includes testing and product safety issues, business best practices and other topics important to promotional products industry practitioners. Read More »

U.S. House Passes Toxic Substances Control Act

The U.S. House of Representatives voted 398-1 on Tuesday to pass the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), which will require the Environmental Protection Agency to only consider a chemical’s health and safety impact in assessing a chemical for safety, not the cost or burden such a ruling would have on manufacturers. Read More »

4imprint Recognized As One Of the Best Places For Millennials To Work

Promotional products distributor 4imprint, Inc. has been selected by the Great Place to Work Institute and by Fortune as one of the 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials in the United States. By 2025, Millennials are expected to comprise 75 percent of the workforce in the United States. Read More »

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