Thanksgiving Shoppers Increase, But Spend Less
Black Friday, America's modern tradition of shopping the day after Thanksgiving, has become a big day on retailers' calendars. And while National Federation of Retailers (NRF) figures found that 141 million Americans went shopping over the four-day holiday weekend—up from 139 million in 2012—the $57.4 billion they spent was down 2.9 percent from the previous year's figures.
Nominate Your Best Multi-Line Rep By December 17
Nominations are now open for PPB's annual multi-line rep competition. PPB is looking for the industry's best multi-line reps—those who have mastered service and follow-up, always go the extra mile and make their clients and suppliers look like winners every time.
PPAI Now Accepting Proposals For 2014 Webinars
PPAI is looking for inspiring, dynamic speakers and industry leaders to share their knowledge and expertise in its upcoming 2014 webinar season.
PPAI Expo Awards Event To Celebrate Creativity And Excellence
Business, technology and creativity are becoming more entwined. Professionals in the industry are expressing their creative abilities, their tech-savvy know-how and their branding expertise in any form they can. This is what makes the PPAI Awards so exciting. It's an opportunity to pay tribute to those who are shaking things up.
PCT's Client-Safe Version Is Now Available
On December 2, PPAI introduced a new look for its highly popular e-daily, Promotional Consultant Today (PCT). Among the changes are a fresh format and a new feature element: Distributors can now forward a client-safe version to their clients. By clicking on the Client Safe forward button, the original ad is automatically replaced with a buyer-safe ad promoting the power of promotional products. It's an easy way to share PCT's content and send a friendly hello to clients. Ensure you receive the new PCT by adding this email to your address book: email@example.com.