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Thank You, Come Again

Thank You, Come Again

A memorable vacation stay or spa day often spurs us to want to relive those moments of pampering and relaxation, but since pilfering fluffy robes and plump pillows is frowned upon, what else can spas, hotels, vacation rentals and resorts provide guests that will remind them to return? Promotional products of all kinds, of course. Read More »

Dress For Success

Dress For Success

[T]hough golf’s popularity has waned in recent years, in 2014 there were still 25 million golfers in the U.S. who reported playing an 18-hole round in the past 12 months. That’s 25 million people who could be wearing branded apparel on the course—and in the course clubhouse afterward. Given that the average income of a golfer is $95,000, and those golfers take part in the approximately 800,000 charity golf tournaments held in the U.S. each year, this is a group that companies are extremely interested in marketing to. Read More »

Best Of Expo

Best Of Expo

Each year it’s hard not to be impressed with the wide array of creative promotional products on display at The PPAI Expo. This year was no different. Our intrepid PPB editors combed the nearly one million square feet of exhibit space and 3,300 booths for products that stood out to us. This month’s Editor’s reveals the products that caught the eye of each member of PPB’s editorial team. Read More »

Day In The Life – Jeffrey Ho

Day In The Life – Jeffrey Ho

Whether it’s for the inner workings of an antique watch or as the import and compliance manager for Markham, Ontario distributor TPS Promotions & Incentives (UPIC: TPS), Jeffrey Ho has an eye for detail. Read More »

People News – March

People News – March

See who has moved in–and up–in the promotional world. Read More »

Datebook

Datebook

The important events shaping the promotional industry from March to June 2016. Read More »

How Does Your Business Stack Up?

How Does Your Business Stack Up?

Every few years, PPAI produces its Distributors Business Report based on surveys with distributors to provide a benchmark of average industry trends and standards, to help owners better understand where their businesses stand in relation to one another. This survey, which was fielded and compiled in late 2015, consisted of 52 questions focused on the distributor business sales force. Read More »

Family Affair

Family Affair

Mother, father and daughter trio Judy, Andy and Michelle Chen, who founded Fossa Apparel (UPIC: FOSSA) in 2006, are the little engines of their own success story—one that has evolved to employ 20 full-time employees and 12 multi-line representatives around the country. Read More »

New Member Spotlight: ChargerLeash

A list of new PPAI members added in December 2015. Contact Sandy Mendoza at 972-358-3019 or SandyM@ppai.org with any changes. PPAI members can download a Word or Excel file complete with contact information at www.ppai.org. Find it under the Members/Members Only tab. Read More »

Feedback – March 2016

Recent feedback from PPAI members. We want to hear from you! Send feedback on articles in PPB or opinions on industry issues to JamesK@ppai.org. Read More »

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