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BIC Graphic North America (PPAI 114187) has announced that its parent company, BIC Group, has signed an asset and share purchase agreement to sell its North American promotional products division and Asian Sourcing division to an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, a global U.S. private equity firm. Read More »
From humble beginnings in the basement of a Chicago office building in 1903, when a handful of advertising specialty manufacturers met to form an industry association, to today’s global leader serving more than 14,000 member companies, PPAI has truly evolved to lead the industry. And right alongside it, the Association’s magazine has been keeping step and marking the progress. Read More »
If you ever have the privilege of serving on the PPAI Board, you will begin your term with a two-day orientation at PPAI headquarters in Dallas. For me it was a time to learn in-depth about our Association and how it operates. But more than anything else, my most significant takeaway from those meetings four years ago was the quality of the 80 or so staff members who make the magic that we call PPAI. Read More »
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 »
How coworking has crossed into the mainstream as a viable way for professionals to do business. Read More »
When distributors’ orders contain errors or are missing information it costs dearly on both sides. Take these steps to get orders right the first time.
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In 1998, I started in the promotional products industry as an inexperienced, yet enthusiastic, distributor entrepreneur. I was 23 years old. It took me two years to figure out there was an industry association where suppliers and distributors met to … Read More »
February 1, 2011 • Share PPB Newslink • Send News To CassandraJ Super Products Make Super Bowl HeadlinesIt’s almost here. The big day. The big game. The spotlight will be on Dallas-Fort Worth as the Super Bowl XLV takes place … Read More »