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January 13, 2022
New to The PPAI Expo this year was the #WhyIExpo Wall. Attendees were encouraged to grab a colorful marker and write a message on the giant white wall. There were simple, fun messages like, “Stay groovy!” from Lisa Hearn with Palm Coast, Florida, distributor Still Serving Promos, LLC. Other attendee…
January 13, 2022
Soft, earthy hues and sumptuous textures that are tempting to touch were among some of the most eye-catching product trends seen on The PPAI Expo show floor. From bags and belts to blankets and drinkware, and products in a dozen other categories, a stroll through the brand. pavilion delivered fresh,…
January 13, 2022
While work-from-home casual is the norm for some industries post-pandemic, business formal dress remains the signature in traditional markets, such as law, government, finance and some professional services. Employees serving in roles with formal dress requirements can benefit from having a uniform …
January 13, 2022
commonsku (PPAI 552077), the Toronto, Ontario-based provider of promotional products business and sales software, has moved its in-person skucon event to an all-virtual experience to be held on Tuesday, January 18.
January 13, 2022
Cintas Corporation (PPAI 303547, D12) has been named to Newsweek’s 2022 America’s Most Responsible Companies list. The magazine’s corporate social responsibility ranking is based on a “holistic view of corporate responsibility” and considers equally businesses’ environmental, social and corporate go…
January 13, 2022
Even if you visited all 700-plus exhibiting companies at The PPAI Expo, you may be craving more and you won’t have to wait long. PPAI is planning a return of PPAI Expo Direct-2-You—the live virtual trade show first introduced in January 2021—coming to a computer screen near you on February 22-24, 20…
January 13, 2022
Hosted by PPAI and SAGE, Wednesday’s night’s Promopalooza was billed as “the biggest and baddest Expo party ever.” More than 1,000 attendees of The PPAI Expo took in the event.
January 13, 2022
Terra Thread (PPAI 799548), a Mission Viejo, California-based supplier that produces bags using certified Fair Trade organic cotton in a certified Fair Trade factory, in line with the Global Organic Textile Standard, has surpassed the one million meals-donated milestone with domestic hunger-relief o…
January 13, 2022
Digital sales resisted numerous headwinds this holiday season, such as the pandemic, inflation and the supply chain crisis, to turn in record numbers last year. Software and service provider Salesforce analyzed shopping data from more than one billion shoppers on its customer relationship management…
January 12, 2022
Following a recap on the state of the industry just ahead of the opening of The PPAI Expo trade-show floor on Tuesday, Association members shared their excitement and questions about the upcoming Promotional Products Work Expo.
January 12, 2022
A bill making its way through the New York State Assembly would put new scrutiny on the fashion industry and the environmental impact of its supply chain. The Fashion Sustainability and Social Accountability Act—or the Fashion Act—is a first-of-its-kind piece of legislation that would require fashio…
January 12, 2022
In support of the Promotional Products Education Foundation (PPEF), 70 golfers from 29 industry companies took a swing at the Bali Hai Golf Club during the Glen Holt & Fran Ford Memorial Golf Tournament. In support of PPEF’s college scholarship program, the tournament raised close to $35,000.
January 12, 2022
Job growth in the U.S. ended 2021 relatively strong, although it may slow some moving through the opening months of 2022 as the Omicron variant slows down the pace of hiring. In its December reading, The Conference Board’s Employment Trends Index increased to 116.63, up from 115.64 on month earlier.…
January 12, 2022
On Monday, PPAI President and CEO Dale Denham, MAS+, opened The PPAI Expo in Las Vegas with a quick synopsis of major pillar points from the Association’s new strategic plan. Among the most important pillars of that plan is PPAI’s determination to lead and facilitate the digital transformation and m…
January 12, 2022
In a breakout session during Monday’s educational program at The PPAI Expo in Las Vegas, speakers made it clear that issues of concern for people around the world are already affecting the promotional products marketplace, and will only continue to create important impacts.
January 12, 2022
The pandemic has been a bit of a mixed bag in terms of employment trends and outcomes it has generated over the past two years. John Hancock, in its latest Stress, Finances and Well-Being report, has identified one of those dichotomies, noting that this year's report showed participants' confidence …
January 12, 2022
Back by popular demand this year, attendees strolled through the Product Pavilion displays, snapping pictures of products that caught their eyes. The pavilion offers a curated collection of New Products, Green Products, Made In The USA Products, Healthpitality Products and 1st-Time Exhibitor Product…
January 12, 2022
More often, consumers today are retreating to the great outdoors to explore, rest, recharge and escape from reality, even if for just a few moments. With some of the most popular outdoor activities in the U.S. including running, fishing, hiking, bicycling, camping and wildlife viewing according to T…
January 11, 2022
Monday evening, during the Chair’s Leadership Dinner at The PPAI Expo in Las Vegas, PPAI awarded its highest honor, induction into the Hall of Fame, to Sherri C. Lennarson, MAS, retired senior vice president of business development at Bankers Advertising Company and Cliff Quicksell, MAS+, president …
January 11, 2022
Delta Apparel, Inc. (PPAI 188431, S9) registered stronger than expected first-quarter sales in its fiscal year 2022 first quarter, which ended January 1. The Duluth, Georgia-headquartered supplier has announced preliminary sales results for the quarter, noting that it expects overall net sales to be…
January 11, 2022
HALO (PPAI 106462, D15) recently recognized its 2021 Supplier of the Year and Supplier Representative of the Year in a company-wide communication. The awards were based on the results of votes cast by more than 1,000 of the Sterling, Illinois-headquartered distributor’s account executives and suppor…
January 11, 2022
Full Line Specialties (PPAI 241269, D2), a distributor in Surrey, British Columbia, has earned a B Corp Certification. The designation denotes a business that has met high standards of verified performance, accountability and transparency in factors ranging from employee benefits and charitable givi…
January 11, 2022
A former sales director for The Walt Disney Company, Simon T. Bailey urged attendees of The PPAI Expo to take a more purposeful approach to customer service, what he calls “customer love,” in Monday’s opening keynote, “Breakthrough Thinking For Breakthrough Sales.”
January 11, 2022
For professionals, diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) practices make understanding each other better as individuals a priority within a work environment—by ensuring that everyone has a seat at the table.
January 11, 2022
Whether it’s an economic downturn or a global pandemic, all managers and leaders must, at some point, face challenging times and make difficult decisions. During The PPAI Expo general session on Monday, “Leading Through Adversity,” PPAI President and CEO Dale Denham, MAS, hosted a panel of industry …
January 11, 2022
The changes in consumer behavior and expectations brought about by the pandemic are pushing marketers to rethink how they connect with audiences going forward. Gartner, in its report on 2022 U.S. consumer and cultural trends, describes the pandemic as an “inadvertent social experiment” that marketer…
January 11, 2022
Creativity in the promo world is ever-evolving and developing, and this year is certainly no exception. Companies are constantly proposing new solutions for clients looking to communicate their brand message, and clients are continuously experimenting with design, color and functionality to do so. T…
January 11, 2022
The PPAI Expo might be considered a three-course meal, and Tuesday’s opening is merely the appetizer for more to come on Wednesday and Thursday. But, in the words of acclaimed pastry chef Jacques Torres, “Life is short. Eat dessert first.”
January 10, 2022
The PPAI Expo 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada, began only minutes ago, and already two marketplace-shaping announcements have been made.
January 10, 2022
The familiar sights and sounds of trade show set-up is creating a buzz of anticipation across the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas today as The PPAI Expo prepares for its first in-person trade show since January 2020. More than 700 companies will be exhibiting this year at the trade show,…
January 10, 2022
First announced Friday in a PPB Newslink Breaking News alert, Daron Hines has been named president of Overland Park, Kansas-based distributor Staples Promotional Products (PPAI 108945, D15), a subsidiary of office retail company Staples, Inc. Hines is an executive with more than 20 years of experien…
January 10, 2022
Robert Spector, president of Spector & Co. (PPAI 168328, S9), has issued a year-end update on the Montreal, Quebec-based supplier, going into 2022.
January 10, 2022
Custom Ink (PPAI 594384, D1), a distributor of custom apparel and accessories headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia, has acquired Denver, Colorado, distributor Printfection (PPAI 331556, D2). Printfection’s enterprise management platform is used by major companies to create, store, manage, track and di…
January 10, 2022
Showdown Displays (PPAI 254687, S11) has launched a new, interactive virtual product showroom for 2022. The Showdown Displays Virtual Product Showroom (VPS) re-interprets a widely used web-based platform allowing it to be shared across locations and geographies all while supporting an unlimited numb…
January 10, 2022
In a letter to promo industry contacts released on Saturday, Ross Silverstein, founder, president and CEO of distributor iPROMOTEu (PPAI 218870, D12) announced a major revenue rebound in 2021 over 2020.
January 10, 2022
T​wo San Diego, California-based suppliers on Monday announced a merger, with Skyou (PPAI 707354, S1) retaining parent company status after acquiring OTC & Apparel (PPAI 720598, S1), along with its sports apparel brand, Shark Sportswear, LLC.
January 10, 2022
The PPAI Expo 2022 show floor opens on Tuesday at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, marking the show’s 19th time in the city and, undoubtedly, a homecoming to reunite the industry. After an almost two-year hiatus for in-person shows and events (The PPAI Expo was last held in January 2…
January 10, 2022
After two years, attendees are finally dusting off their walking shoes. The PPAI Expo 2022 is here! Whether you’re a newcomer or a seasoned vet, this Expo will be unlike any other. All week long, Las Vegas will be a hub for ideas, connections and opportunities. The promotional products community is …
January 10, 2022
In Vegas, there’s never a shortage of activities to try, shows to see, cuisines to sample, nightlife to explore and characters to mingle with. And this year, those attending and exhibiting at The PPAI Expo 2022, and staying at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino and adjacent hotels, will have the cha…
January 10, 2022
The changes in the labor market observed over the past year, like the shift towards more remote work and the shifts accompanying the Great Resignation, may be permanent. Results from the HR Industry Trends Report from TrustRadius show that among human resource professionals, 76 percent think change …
January 07, 2022
Daron Hines has been named president of Overland Park, Kansas-based distributor Staples Promotional Products (PPAI 108945, D15), a subsidiary of office retail company Staples, Inc. Hines is an executive with more than 20 years of experience with numerous well-known brands, including General Mills, t…
January 06, 2022
The PPAI Expo 2022 returns to Las Vegas and the Mandalay Bay Convention Center on Monday after a pandemic-driven hiatus in 2021. Running January 10-13, it will deliver the trade show, education and networking opportunities that promotional products professionals are looking for to grow their busines…
January 06, 2022
This week, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is underway in Las Vegas. The first major trade show of 2022, CES, the world’s largest consumer electronics show, is navigating an uncertain path through the pandemic. And while CES is facing several challenges, the new environment is opening new opport…
January 06, 2022
An affiliate of NC Custom (PPAI 111662, S7) has acquired the continental U.S. business of ACE USA. ACE USA was established in Alaska in 1955 as a wholesale supplier of custom-designed apparel and hard goods for the gift and tourist industry. It joins promotional products brands Chocolate Inn, Taylor…
January 06, 2022
On December 23, President Biden signed the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act into law. The legislation, which received bipartisan support in Congress, bans all imports from China’s Xinjiang province, under the presumption that all goods from the area are produced with forced labor, and imposes sanc…
January 06, 2022
AIA Corporation (PPAI 101364, D12) has recently welcomed seven distributors to its owner community—AB Swag; Champagne Branding, LLC; Gerbo Designs; Imprint Logo, LLC; K.W.A Group Branding; Stitched Expressions, LLC; and Tropical Promotions. All will have access to Appleton, Wisconsin-headquartered A…
January 06, 2022
Earlier this year, Pantone announced its Color of the Year 2022 as Very Peri, a blue with violet-red undertones. The shade, PANTONE 17-3938, was purposely selected as an embodiment of creativity, inspiration and intrigue, and to encourage the pursuit of dreams and stretching limits in both physical …
January 06, 2022
Raining Rose, Inc. (PPAI 232508, S7) has acquired a new warehouse property in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where the supplier is based. It plans to transition its warehouse from a current leased location to the new 198,884 square-foot facility on 34.59 acres, and will maintain its manufacturing headquarters …
January 06, 2022
During a major Amazon Web Services (AWS) outage in December, companies worldwide were hobbled by lost revenue, delayed shipments and product failures. However, cloud outages and downtime have largely gone unaddressed by the insurance world. Can businesses successfully navigate these stalemates?
January 06, 2022
The “personal brands” of company founders may play an outsized role in consumers’ decisions to spend money with a business. A study by the Brand Builders Group found that 67 percent of Americans would be willing to spend more money on products and services from the companies of founders whose person…
January 04, 2022
The PPAI Expo returns next week to the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas as an in-person event, the first since the January 2020 show. Running January 10-13, including the education and professional development-focused PPAI Expo Conference, the promotional products industry’s largest and m…
January 04, 2022
Supplier SnugZ USA (PPAI 112982, S11), headquartered in West Jordan, Utah, has acquired supplier Sweda Company, LLC (PPAI 113984, S11), based in City of Industry, California. First reported Monday in a PPB Newslink Breaking News alert, the move will result in aggressive, sustainable, diverse and dif…
January 04, 2022
The Promotional Products Education Foundation (PPEF) is hosting an online auction to support college scholarships for industry professionals and their dependents. All proceeds benefit the mission of PPEF and help industry families with the growing costs associated with higher education. The auction,…
January 04, 2022
David Oslansky, founder and president of distributor Darko Promotional Products, Inc. (PPAI 104473, D4) in Henderson, Nevada, passed away on October 30. He was 84.
January 04, 2022
Edwin Gonzalez has joined PPAI as the Association’s new director of digital transformation. In the newly created role, he will oversee efforts to lead innovation through internal and member-facing systems, websites and digital services.
January 04, 2022
For businesses of all sizes and across all industries, hackers have become an omnipresent threat to profit and general functioning, and they’re growing more menacing by the second. Last year, a new cyberattack was issued every 11 seconds across the globe, on average, according to a report by Cyberse…
January 04, 2022
Business leaders remain generally confident going into 2022, although supply chain issues and labor shortages have dampened their sentiment and outlook from earlier highs. The Measure of CEO Confidence, produced by The Conference Board in collaboration with The Business Council, retreated slightly i…
January 03, 2022
Supplier SnugZ USA (PPAI 112982, S11), headquartered in West Jordan, Utah, has acquired supplier Sweda Company, LLC (PPAI 113984, S11), based in City of Industry, California. The move will result an aggressive, sustainable, diverse and differentiated best-in-class service and product selection, says…
December 30, 2021
Following a year like 2020 and the seismic shifts that occurred in the promotional products industry and the world, 2021 delivered its own chaotic ride. Anyone hoping for a “precedented” year was sorely disappointed. The past year brought challenges, but it also saw many accomplishments and exciting…
December 30, 2021
SAGE, the Addison, Texas-based provider of information, marketing and business management solutions and PPAI’s technology partner, has released SAGE Mobile 11, the latest iteration of its app, available for iOS and Android devices, allows industry distributors easy access to all their critical resea…
December 30, 2021
The U.S. economy is expected to continue expanding, at least through the first six months of 2022. This assessment from The Conference Board is buoyed by the 1.1 percent November increase in its Leading Economic Index for the U.S.
December 30, 2021
Cintas Corporation (PPAI 303547, D12) has shared the results of its fiscal 2022 second quarter, which ended November 30, 2021. Revenue for the Cincinnati, Ohio-based distributor’s second quarter was $1.92 billion compared to $1.76 billion for last year’s second quarter, an increase of 9.4 percent. T…
December 30, 2021
Future Hall of Fame NFL quarterback Tom Brady has a new teammate: Pantone. Set to launch his own fashion line, BRADY, available in select Nordstrom stores on January 12, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers signal-caller has partnered with the color authority to unveil a custom shade for his apparel: PANTONE 11…
December 30, 2021
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December 30, 2021
With the shift to remote work, at least some of the time, becoming commonplace over the past two years, business organizations are putting tools and procedures in place to support these remote or hybrid workers. A survey of 8,329 business leaders and office employees by computing accessories manufac…
December 30, 2021
The Specialty Advertising Association of Greater New York (SAAGNY) announced the winners of the association’s annual awards during its holiday party, held on December 8 at the Glen Island Harbour Club in New Rochelle, New York. It presented awards for Supplier of the Year and Distributor of the Year…
December 28, 2021
Consumer sentiment has improved this month, building on a step up registered in November. The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index increased this month to 115.8, up from 111.9 in November.
December 28, 2021
It’s always a moment when promotional products make an appearance in pop culture, testifying to the value and ubiquity of branded products. In a recent episode of HBO’s hit sitcom Curb Your Enthusiasm, a branded, green umbrella appeared alongside show star Larry David, with the episode’s plot focusi…
December 28, 2021
Ennis, Inc.—parent company of suppliers Independent Printing & Packaging (PPAI 111993, S2), Folder Express (PPAI 354129, S1) and Admore, Inc. (PPAI 111144, S10)—has released financial results for its fiscal third quarter, which ended November 30. Midlothian, Texas-headquartered Ennis reports revenue…
December 28, 2021
Paramount Apparel International (PPAI 133496, S8) has been acquired by CPC LLC, a Kansas City, Missouri-based family office investment firm. Paramount is based in Bourbon, Missouri; owns factories in Sullivan, Winona, Ellington, Farmington and Bonne Terre, and produces its flagship golf brand, Imper…
December 28, 2021
Company culture is fundamental to the success of any diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiative. Regardless of size, every company has a culture which defines its values and goals, and drives the business. Before embarking on any organizational change, and before making any business decision r…
December 28, 2021
American Solutions for Business (PPAI 101565, D12) raised $3,000 during its annual Triple Crown online raffle. The Glenwood, Minnesota-based distributor donated the proceeds to the Radiothon to End Child Abuse, Someplace Safe and Pope County Families in Need, donating $1,000 to each.
December 28, 2021
The tight labor market and effects of the Great Resignation are expected to continue into 2022. A survey by human resources services provider XpertHR has found that 89 percent of employers are expecting recruiting and hiring to be either “somewhat” or “very” challenging in 2022. However, despite the…
December 28, 2021
Detroit, Michigan, distributor Corporate Specialties (PPAI 200872, D1) has been named a winner of the 2021 Inner City 100 (IC100), awarded by Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC). Since 1999, ICIC has identified and celebrated the 100 fastest-growing businesses in under-resourced communiti…
December 21, 2021
PPAI has named the winners of its 2022 Pyramid Awards. The annual recognition honors creative excellence in the promotional products industry and recognizes dependable suppliers, outstanding promotions, creative campaigns and exceptional craftsmanship by Association members.
December 21, 2021
It’s (almost) the most wonderful time of the year. After the holidays, both attendees and exhibitors will be counting down the days until The PPAI Expo 2022. This will be PPAI’s first in-person show since January 2020, returning to Las Vegas, Nevada, on January 10-13.
December 21, 2021
S&S Activewear (PPAI 256121, S12) has promoted Frank Myers to president. Myers, who joined the Bolingbrook, Illinois-headquartered supplier in 2009, previously served as chief financial officer/chief operating officer. S&S Activewear has also hired Christopher Kodosky as CFO, effective January 2022.…
December 21, 2021
Jonathan Isaacson, chair and CEO of supplier Gemline (PPAI 113948 S11), was vague in describing the amount of charitable giving that the Lawrence, Massachusetts, supplier donated to the local community and beyond over the past year. But the truth, Isaacson told PPB Newslink, is that he can’t yet put…
December 21, 2021
UK promotional products trade show Merchandise World, produced by the British Promotional Merchandise Association (BPMA) and Sourcing City, has pushed back its January 2022 dates to April. The show will now be held on April 13-14 at the CBS Arena in Coventry, England.
December 21, 2021
The Peernet Group, an alliance of 17 distributors located across the U.S., Canada and Mexico, announces that Tempe, Arizona-based iCoStore (PPAI 372689, D3) has joined the group. The addition of the company is part of Peernet’s long-term growth strategy of affiliating with high-performing companies …
December 21, 2021
Growing up in a small town outside of Seattle, Washington, Brian Jolin, MAS, didn’t get to see Santa often. “We didn’t have a mall until I was in high school,” he says. But now, Jolin, owner of Fort Worth, Texas-based distributor Jolin Promo, doubles as Santa Brian, dressing up as the “jolly old elf…
December 21, 2021
What are kids asking Santa for this year? Whatever it is, parents just hope it’ll make it under the tree in time. With millions of families sheltered at home in 2020, U.S. toy sales took off. According to The Toy Association, the toy industry saw a 16.7-percent increase in sales, compared to 2019.
December 21, 2021
American Solutions for Business raised $12,000 for families in the Pope County area—where the Glenwood, Minnesota, distributor is headquartered—through its annual Adopt-A-Family fundraiser. The reoccurring program is put on by ASB sales associates and home office employees as a gift to founder Larry…
December 21, 2021
On December 11, supplier Storm Creek, based in Eagan, Minnesota, donated more than $34,000 worth of products—jackets, vests and other cold-weather items—to Big Brothers, Big Brothers Twin Cities for its Winter Picnic in Minneapolis.
December 21, 2021
Cryptocurrencies—Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dogecoin, etc.—will likely be around for a while as businesses grow more open to accepting them. Research and advisory firm Gartner predicts that 20 percent of large organizations will use digital currencies for payments, stored value or collateral by 2024.
December 16, 2021
The Canadian government on Wednesday issued a new advisory to its citizens against non-essential international travel. Similar guidelines instituted near the onset of the pandemic in March 2020 had only been lifted in October.
December 16, 2021
On Tuesday, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act, which bans all imports from China’s Xinjiang province, where the government has established detention camps for Uyghurs and other Muslim groups, under the “rebuttable presumption,“ that all goods…
December 16, 2021
In a preliminary announcement of its expected financial performance for fiscal first quarter 2022—which ends January 1, 2022—Greenville, South Carolina-headquartered supplier Delta Apparel has projected record-setting revenue levels and double-digit sales growth in all of its business units.
December 16, 2021
The PPAI Expo 2022 is only a few weeks away. Coming January 10-13, the promotional products industry’s largest and longest-running trade show is set to deliver an expansive, insightful and productive experience for attendees. And through its Healthpitality focus, PPAI has taken a dynamic, proactive …
December 16, 2021
Proforma (PPAI 196835, D13) lent its support to local nonprofits this holiday season. The distributor and its employees partnered with Joshua House and Providence House to provide gifts to children in need using Amazon wish lists curated by the nonprofits.
December 16, 2021
What do jobseekers want when looking for employment? Increasingly, support for their personal well-being is moving to the top of their priority list. A survey from human capital management software provider Paychex, Inc., found that 62 percent of respondents strongly agree or agree that employee wel…
December 14, 2021
Over the weekend, a strong storm system spurred a swarm of devastating tornadoes that shattered homes, businesses and communities in six states—Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri and Tennessee. On Friday and Saturday, twisters carved a 250-mile scar in the landscape that left at lea…
December 14, 2021
Incentive program budgets are expected to increase by 34 percent in 2022, says a recent study by the Incentive Research Foundation (IRF), with merchandise increasing 30 percent and gift cards by 34 percent. The study, Industry Outlook for 2022: Merchandise, Gift Cards and Event Gifting, also found r…
December 14, 2021
Mark Gammon, CAS, currently president and chief operating officer of Cap America (PPAI 111597, S10), has been appointed CEO of the Fredericktown, Missouri, supplier. He will assume the new role on January 1, the start of the company’s new fiscal year.
December 14, 2021
Supplier Gildan Activewear (PPAI 250187, S13) has acquired 100 percent of the equity interests of Phoenix Sanford, LLC, the parent company of Frontier Yarns. The Montreal, Quebec-based supplier reports that the sale was made in a total cash consideration of approximately $168 million.
December 14, 2021
Bensussen Deutsch & Associates, LLC (PPAI 109381, D14), headquartered in Woodinville, Washington, has opened a new distribution and fulfillment center in Amsterdam. The distributor established the Dutch facility to service clients in the European Union as one territory without border or regulatory o…
December 14, 2021
Larry Joseph Abels, founder of Tulsa, Oklahoma-based supplier Selco Custom Time, passed away on September 21. He was 82.
December 14, 2021
Consumers’ holiday shopping habits evolve each year, pushed and pulled by larger economic, social and technological developments. This year is no different, and influencer marketing firm Influence Central have released their snapshot of what 2021’s holiday shopping and celebration trends look like a…
December 14, 2021
Orbus Exhibit & Display Group (PPAI 428128, S7) has been recognized as one of the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the U.S. for the seventh consecutive year. Of 1,500 nominated companies in the National Association of Business Resources’ (NARB) competition, the Woodridge, Illinois, suppli…
December 13, 2021
Mark Gammon, CAS, currently president and chief operating officer of Cap America (PPAI 111597, S10), has been appointed CEO of the Fredericktown, Missouri, supplier. He will assume the new role on January 1, 2022, the start of the company’s new fiscal year.