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PPB Newslink April 6: Bob Herzog Tapped As CEO At Corporate Imaging Concepts

Distributor Corporate Imaging Concepts (PPAI 221047) has named Bob Herzog as its new CEO, as first announced Wednesday in a PPB Newslink Breaking News alert. Current CEO and company founder Brian Abrams is stepping down from the role but will remain highly involved in the Northbrook, Illinois, company as executive chairman. Read More »

Bob Herzog Tapped As CEO At Corporate Imaging Concepts

Distributor Corporate Imaging Concepts (PPAI 221047) has named Bob Herzog as its new CEO, as first announced Wednesday in a PPB Newslink Breaking News alert. Current CEO and company founder Brian Abrams is stepping down from the role but will remain highly involved in the Northbrook, Illinois, company as executive chairman. Read More »

Ready To Be Acquired?

Ready To Be Acquired?

Starting my professional career as an attorney who advised clients on merger-and-acquisition strategies as well as post-merger integration issues, I was afforded a unique vantage point from which to launch a promotional products distributorship that later would acquire and be acquired. Read More »

Corporate Imaging Concepts, LLC Announces New Private Equity Partner

Distributor Corporate Imaging Concepts, LLC (UPIC: CORP8803) has a new equity partner in Berkley Capital, LLC. Berkley acquired the equity stake in CIC that was formerly held by Cardinal Equity Partners and Aldine Capital Partners. Berkley Capital’s investment will bolster the Northbrook, Illinois, company’s growth strategy of more than doubling sales over the next three years. Read More »

PPB Best Bosses 2010-2014

Past PPB Best Boss honorees Read More »

PPB Newslink June 2: HALO To Acquire Newton Manufacturing Company

As first reported Monday in a PPB Newslink Breaking News, distributor HALO Branded Solutions (UPIC: HBS) has signed a definitive agreement to purchase the business assets of 100-year-old Newton, Iowa-based distributor Newton Manufacturing Company (UPIC: NEWTON). Newton filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection in the U.S. Federal Court in Des Moines, Iowa, on May 31. Read More »

Feet On The Street

Feet On The Street

Our annual spotlight on the industry’s best multi-line reps Read More »

Best Bosses

Boss. Manager. Supervisor. However identified, those who manage employees have great power over the career and livelihood of their direct reports. Being a great boss creates employee satisfaction, improves overall retention and can overcome dissatisfaction with other job attributes. While … Read More »

PPB Announces The 2010 Best Bosses

PPB recently asked readers to let us know who they think are the best bosses in the promotional products industry. Considering the difficult economic year we’ve just been through and the stresses it placed on companies and relationships, staff wasn’t … Read More »

Corporate Imaging Concepts Secures Funding From Midwest Private Equity Firms

Corporate Imaging Concepts, LLC (UPIC: CORP8803), a Northbrook, Illinois-based distributor, has partnered with two of the Midwest’s leading private equity firms—Cardinal Equity Partners in Indianapolis, Indiana, and Aldine Capital Partners in Chicago—to help further company growth. Read More »

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