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Crystal D Honors Employees On WOW Day

St. Paul, Minnesota, supplier Crystal D (UPIC: CRYSTALD) honored 29 employees at its annual WOW Day meeting on January 21. The Value Champion award winners were nominated by their peers throughout the year for exemplifying one of the five core … Read More »

HALO/Lee Wayne Acquires Relay Gear

Sterling, Illinois-based distributor HALO/Lee Wayne Corporation (UPIC: LEEWAYNE) acquired the business and operating assets of Relay Gear, Ltd. (UPIC: Relay009), a distributor based in Columbus, Ohio. Financial terms of the purchase were not disclosed. Relay Gear’s sales team will join … Read More »

Independent Contractors “Safe Harbor” Continues Washington Scrutiny

President Obama has weighed in on endorsing Senate legislation to repeal the “safe harbor” practice that allows businesses to treat individuals as independent contractors instead of employees if it has been a long-standing industry practice. In President Obama’s 2011 proposed … Read More »

PPB Newslink 3.2.10

Having trouble reading this email? View it on your browser. Not interested anymore? Unsubscribe Instantly.   March 2, 2010 Send News to the Editor: Teresa McUsic    THIS WEEK’S HEADLINES           Independent Contractors ‘Safe Harbor’ Continues Washington … Read More »

Ten Pitfalls Of Pitiful Meetings

     It’s Friday afternoon, and your team is filing into the conference room, mumbling and grumbling as they take their seats for yet another meeting. An hour passes and the meeting comes to a much-anticipated end, leaving everyone involved wondering … Read More »

March 2010

Digital Edition

Mentors Offer Bridge To Future Success

     Biography is one of my favorite TV shows because it pays tribute to the accomplishments of well-known, successful men and women. I gain insight and inspiration from their stories of achievement and personal triumph over adversity.       I find … Read More »

Develop Strategies To Stand Out

     Organizations that openly encourage employees to think, dream and invent, create the possibility of standing out. And standing out is the only way to compete in this information blurred and “over-commoditized” economy.      Service that stands out encourages customer … Read More »

The PPAI Expo 2010 Showstoppers

There were scores of products to get pulses racing at the industry’s premier event. Here are some of the most exceptional. What’s the one place to rev your creative engines and gear up for the year ahead? The PPAI Expo … Read More »

A+ Apparel From The PPAI Expo 2010

For those seeking the newest apparel, The Expo delivered a mass of styles to fit every budget and theme. Are you ready to revitalize your apparel programs with some of the freshest styles to hit the market? Welcome to this … Read More »

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