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Snapshots

Snapshots

Recent events and people in the promotional world. Read More »

An Experience To Remember

An Experience To Remember

Here’s what’s been happening at PPAI: The 2016 Women’s Leadership Conference was a resounding success, Lee Strom joined the PPAI Board and the 2017 board officers were announced. Read all about these events in this month’s article. Read More »

American Dragon

American Dragon

This article is an excerpt from Chapter 9 of Michael McKeldon Woody’s new book, American Dragon. Woody’s book tells the story of how American companies can win back business using the principles of fewer (smaller orders and/or more customized products), faster (getting product to the customer as quickly as possible) and finer (manufacturing a safe, high-quality product) to exploit the weaknesses of foreign competitors, drive sales higher and create American jobs. Read More »

Pomp And Promotional Circumstance

Pomp And Promotional Circumstance

Few places boast as diverse a group of people as those involved in a university. Athletes, academics, education administration professionals and loyal alumni are just a few of the population segments that clamor for promotional products related to their school of choice. Like many other markets, the education sector comes with plenty of challenges—but just as many opportunities to form longtime relationships with buyers looking to reach multiple audiences with messaging that will produce the same result: support for the school. Read More »

PPB: Empowering Promotional Professionals For 40 Years

PPB: Empowering Promotional Professionals For 40 Years

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 »

Why Being Vulnerable Can Make Or Break Sales – July 18, 2016

Regardless of what you are selling—a product or a service, we’ve all faced those moments when we were tempted to take any business, even if it wasn’t a quality customer. Why? We are afraid of not having any sales at all. Often that means taking on an account that takes more time or isn’t exactly the work we want to do long term. Read More »

SBLC Takes A Deep Dive Into House Republican Tax Proposal

At the end of June, the Republicans on the House Ways and Means Committee released their tax reform proposal. This blueprint for tax reform is among a handful of issue-based proposals that House Republicans released to help frame the party platform in advance of the convention and the November elections. Now that it has had the opportunity to closely review the proposal and monitor various responses to it, the Small Business Legislative Council (SLBC) has followed up to provide more detail. Read More »

Superior Uniform Group Reports 19.5 Percent Q2 Sales Increase

Superior Uniform Group, Inc. (UPIC: SUGASI) announced a second quarter 2016 net sales increase of 19.5 percent to $64.7 million, compared to net sales of $54.1 million during 2015’s second quarter. The Seminole, Florida, distributor’s net income for second quarter was $3.1 million, compared to $3.6 million in same period last year. In March, Superior Uniform Group acquired Los Angeles, California, distributor BAMKO, Inc. (UPIC: Bamko783), which Superior Uniform Group CEO Michael Benstock credits for the increase in sales. Read More »

Promo Direct CEO Recognized By Nevada Business Magazine

Dave Sarro, CEO of Henderson, Nevada, distributor Promo Direct (UPIC: P462719) has been named one of Nevada Business Magazine’s 20/20 Visionaries. Sarro founded Promo Direct in 1991. Read More »

PPB Newslink July 19: Polyconcept To Be Acquired By Charlesbank Capital Partners

Polyconcept, parent of suppliers Polyconcept North America and PF Concept, has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by an investment group led by Charlesbank Capital Partners, LLC, a middle-market private equity firm. Equity for the transaction will be provided by Charlesbank, Polyconcept management and certain other investors. Additional terms of the agreement, which was announced Monday in a PPB Newslink Breaking News alert, were not disclosed. Read More »

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