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FTC Attorney Outlines Truth-In-Advertising For Summit Attendees

Lesley Fair, a senior attorney with the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, opened the second day of the PPAI Product Safety Summit with a presentation emphasizing that whatever claims advertisers make are subject to the FTC’s truth-in-advertising standards. Read More »

Raise Your Defenses

Raise Your Defenses

For businesses in the promotional products industry, the watchword is safety. But there’s one product that can never be effectively “recalled”—sensitive account or employee information that ends up in the hands of hackers or fraudsters. The Federal Trade Commission has practical suggestions for companies of any size and in every sector about what they can do to help protect themselves from the risks of data theft. Read More »

Be Smart About Making Green Claims

Be Smart About Making Green Claims

According to Kermit the Frog, “It’s not easy being green.” But for members of the promotional products industry willing to acquaint themselves with the Federal Trade Commission’s Guides for the Use of Environmental Marketing Claims, it’s not hard to keep your claims clean. Read More »

Product Safety Summit Delivers Master Class On Compliance Issues

With record attendance and an exceptionally strong speaker lineup, the PPAI Product Safety Summit hit a decisive note in Boston, Massachusetts. Drawing more than 190 industry professionals, the fourth annual Summit, held August 13-14, was a deep dive into the product safety, regulatory and compliance challenges companies are facing today. Read More »

Double Deal

Double Deal

Learning is the act of acquiring new knowledge or modifying and reinforcing existing knowledge. It is progress over time as we build upon what we already know. And the good news is that learning produces changes that are relatively permanent. … Read More »

PPAI’s Product Safety Summit Delivers Master Class On Compliance Issues

PPAI’s Product Safety Summit Delivers Master Class On Compliance Issues

With record attendance and an exceptionally strong speaker lineup, the fourth annual PPAI Product Safety Summit hit a decisive note last week in Boston, Massachusetts. Drawing more than 190 industry professionals, the Summit was a deep dive into the product safety, regulatory and compliance challenges companies are facing today. Read More »

PPAI Product Safety Summit To Examine FTC’s Truth-In-Advertising Principles

Marketing claims can shape a company’s identity and set it apart from the competition. They can also run it into trouble. The PPAI Product Safety Summit, August 13-14 in Boston, Massachusetts, will examine how marketing and advertising claims are governed by the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) truth-in-advertising principles and what’s needed to stay on the right side of those regulations. Read More »

Investing In Our Future

Investing In Our Future

The academic superstars and high achievers who make up this year’s class of Promotional Product Education Foundation (PPEF) scholarship recipients come from all over the country and, this fall, will make their mark on college campuses near and far. The one unifying factor for this year’s scholarship winners is the promotional products industry’s support of these outstanding students who are not just representing the future workforce as a whole, but also symbolize the future of the industry itself. Read More »

Defraying The Cost Of College

Defraying The Cost Of College

Studies regularly show that having a college degree can land you a higher salary, better benefits and more open doors than just a high school diploma. But college costs have skyrocketed over the past few decades and don’t appear to be leveling off any time soon—if ever. With stagnant median incomes, $60,000 sticker prices at elite, private four-year colleges, and in-state costs averaging nearly $19,000 at public four-year colleges last year, students are scrambling for scholarships to help them foot the bill for a bachelor’s degree.
This is where the Promotional Products Education Foundation (PPEF) comes in. Read More »

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