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PPAI Media Features

19 Companies Earn New PPAI 100 High Marks For Growth

A company's trending performance is arguably as important as its top line numbers. When PPAI 100 was introduced earlier this year, industry firms' growth trajectory was an important addition to their story.

Growth puts revenue numbers into context. A company that is generating considerable but stable revenues is on a different footing than one whose earnings are lower but rapidly climbing. Growth figures can reveal a lot about management's mindset and strategy, and give valuable insights on what the coming few years will be like at a firm. Continue Reading

Jonny Auping

The State Of Growth 2023: Distributor Benchmarking

In the State of Growth 2023's distributor benchmarking, PPAI Media Publisher and Editor-in-Chief Josh Ellis notes the likelihood of the survey incentive skewing data among smaller company respondents. It is worth remembering, however, that PPAI’s 2022 Sales Volume Estimate showed a rebound year for distributors making less than $2.5 million.

The following survey questions, which were also used to score the inaugural PPAI 100's Growth category, reveal how distributors at multiple competitive bands in the marketplace compare to one another. Continue Reading

Jonny Auping

The PPAI Expo 2024 Preview

Less than one month before the eyes of America fall upon Las Vegas for the Super Bowl, the promotional products industry will descend on the “Entertainment Capital of the World” for The PPAI Expo 2024.

While football's championship game is coming to town for the first time, the longest-running and largest promo trade show comes to the Mandalay Bay Convention Center for the 21st year. Registration is now open. Continue Reading

John Corrigan

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