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January 14, 2021
On Wednesday, PPAI hosted its annual Association Update in a live format as part of PPAI Expo Direct-2-You, which featured a virtual, informative conversation among PPAI leaders on updates and changes made to the Association and its services over the past year; trends and issues affecting the state …
January 14, 2021
HanesBrands’ Printwear Group has been renamed Brandwear United, reflecting the Winston-Salem, North Carolina, company’s portfolio of sustainably focused brands—Hanes, Champion, Alternative and ComfortWash—and a now unified and expanded team representing all brands. HanesBrands operates in the promot…
January 14, 2021
Koozie Group (PPAI 114187, S13)—previously BIC Graphic North America—has implemented an expanded social impact and sustainability commitment called “Keep it. Give it.” The program is new for the Clearwater, Florida-based supplier and aligns with its mission to “keep the good going®” by leaving a pos…
January 14, 2021
Overruns, misprints and surplus promotional products of all kinds can be repurposed to help make a substantial difference in underserved schools across the U.S. On Wednesday, Corey Gordon, CEO of Kids in Need Foundation, spoke with emcee BJ Smith during PPAI Expo D2U Live about the organization’s mi…
January 14, 2021
Facilisgroup (PPAI 493664), provider of a software-as-a-service-based (SaaS) platform for promotional products distributors, hosted its 12th Annual Facilis Bash during the PPAI Expo Direct-2-You on January 12, with close to 600 members and their families in attendance.
January 14, 2021
The PPAI Expo Direct-2-You virtual show floor is brimming this week with striking new products that are purposeful, useful, stylish and fun.
January 14, 2021
Industry veteran David Blaise, co-founder of TopSecrets.com and president of Blaise Drake & Company, Inc., shared a timely action plan during “7 Critical Steps to Sell Promotional Products in ‘The New Normal’” with PPAI Expo Direct-2-You attendees hoping to re-engage with clients, adapt their messag…
January 14, 2021
The global “infodemic” has undermined trust in institutions and left people not knowing where or who to turn to for reliable information. A survey of 33,000 respondents in 28 countries by research firm Edelman Data & Intelligence found that business (61 percent) has emerged as the most trusted insti…
January 14, 2021
The Magnet Group (PPAI 338534, S12) has named Dan Jellinek, the Washington, Missouri-based supplier’s executive vice president and a 10-year veteran of the company, as the winner of its third annual Fran Ford Award. The award is named after Francis “Fran” Ford, Jr., CAS, president of supplier Castel…
January 13, 2021
What a difference a day makes! By Tuesday, the second morning of the PPAI Expo Direct-2-You, the technology challenges exhibitors and attendees had experienced the day before had been resolved and the virtual platform was humming along as it was designed to. For many, it was their first chance to se…
January 13, 2021
This week at PPAI Expo Direct-2-You, exhibitor Logomark (PPAI 110898, S12) has launched its Virtual Brand Experience—a four-room Virtual Design Center where customers can explore the Tustin, California, supplier’s products.
January 13, 2021
Supplier Weber-Stephen Products, LLC (PPAI 407334, S1) announced today it has acquired June, a smart appliance and technology company that created the June Oven and JuneOS, a connected operating system for smart appliances. Under the terms of the deal, Weber has acquired 100 percent of June, includi…
January 13, 2021
The selection of innovative, standout products showcased in PPAI’s Expo Direct-2-You Product Pavilion are categorized under four headings at this year’s show—Green, PPE, Made in USA and New Products—but one of the underlying trends linking them all together seems to be “Eat, Drink and Be Cozy.” Acro…
January 13, 2021
During “Pivoting Your Company’s Marketing Plan,” Sharyn and Hank Yuloff, co-owners of Yuloff Creative Marketing Solutions, presented PPAI Expo Direct-2-You attendees with an updated and detailed marketing plan that can be implemented immediately, helping to reconnect companies to their clients throu…
January 13, 2021
There’s certainly a recovery period ahead for businesses in a post-pandemic world, and finally, it’s in sight. In the Monday afternoon session at PPAI Expo Direct-2-You, “How To Prepare Your Business For Recovery,” Sean Murphy and Bill Collins of BDO USA led hundreds of attendees through a 54-minute…
January 13, 2021
Seventy-five women in the promotional products industry came together on Tuesday evening for their annual show-based social gathering—but it was quite a departure from previous mixers. Like few other Expo Direct-2-You social events, the women gathered on Zoom to catch up with friends, meet new atten…
January 13, 2021
Worldwide, consumers are expected to spend $81.5 billion in 2021, an 18.1-percent increase over 2020’s $69 billion in spending. In its latest forecast, Gartner attributes the rise in remote work and increased interest in health monitoring during the COVID-19 pandemic as significant factors driving m…
January 12, 2021
The PPAI Expo’s elegant Chairman’s Dinner is an annual opportunity for the industry to gather and celebrate its luminaries on a special evening. This year, at PPAI Expo Direct-2-You, that celebration took place online as the Icon Recognition Event, held Monday night. Industry professionals from arou…
January 12, 2021
commonsku (PPAI 552077), a promotional products business and sales software provider, kicked off the year by hosting more than 1,000 attendees at its all-day virtual event, skucon, on January 8.
January 12, 2021
U.S. employment ticked down in December, with the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reporting a decline of 140,000 jobs, the first decrease since April 2020. Similarly, after seven consecutive monthly increases, December’s Conference Board Employment Trends Index (ETI) stood at 99.01, a negligible de…
January 12, 2021
The Legacy Group, an industry buying group, recognized several of its supplier partners in a recent online ceremony during the group’s first virtual Legacy Exclusive Sales Event. The Legacy Legend Awards were presented during the virtual opening session, with more than 120 Legacy Group top sales exe…
January 12, 2021
Kicking off this year’s educational sessions for the PPAI Expo Direct-2-You, Jamie Watson, MAS, CPA, senior financial analyst at Certified Marketing Consultants LLC, led hundreds of attendees through “Plan C(risis): Building A Resilient Company.” In this straightforward 52-minute virtual session, Wa…
January 12, 2021
Some of the attendees and exhibitors who participated in Monday’s opening day of Expo Direct-2-You experienced some challenges. The issues were immediately addressed, the root problem was identified, and the related technology issues were resolved by early Monday afternoon.
January 12, 2021
This week’s PPAI Expo Direct-2-You was an opportunity for the Association to step well beyond the boundaries of a traditional, in-person trade show to deliver not only exhibits and education virtually, but also live chats, social and networking events, live interviews and even some unexpected, fun p…
January 12, 2021
Consumers are looking for positive emotions in advertising. A survey by marketing management platform provider Allocadia found that the top triggers to get consumers to engage or buy are inspiration (42 percent), joy (40 percent), hope (34 percent) and love (38 percent).
January 12, 2021
Now that two COVID-19 vaccines are being widely administered, one wonders if the end of face masks, hand sanitizer and lockdowns is in sight? Not necessarily, but there is some good news, says Barry R. Bloom, Ph.D., a renowned immunologist, vaccine expert and former Dean of the Harvard School of Pub…
January 11, 2021
This morning, PPAI opened the “doors” on its first live, virtual trade show, Expo Direct-2-You. For decades, PPAI members have been convening at the Expo every January to kick off the year with new product introductions, education sessions, meetings and networking events. Although this year’s show l…
January 11, 2021
It’s no secret that Expo looks a little different this year with its first-ever, fully virtual PPAI Expo Direct-2-You, being brought directly to attendees’ homes and offices. During the show’s 18 years in Las Vegas, distributors often spoke of developing action plans for tackling the expansive show …
January 11, 2021
Today, at PPAI Expo Direct-2-You, exhibitor Showdown Displays (PPAI 254687, S11) is introducing its revolutionary, interactive virtual showroom application. Showdown Displays’ Virtual Showroom is a virtual environment that provides an interactive and informative user experience on which customers ca…
January 11, 2021
Facilisgroup (PPAI 493664), provider of a software-as-a-service-based (SaaS) platform for promotional products distributors, has relocated its St. Louis, Missouri, office, with the opening last week of its new headquarters in Brentwood, an inner-ring suburb of the city. The move provides Facilisgrou…
January 11, 2021
HALO Branded Solutions (PPAI 730061, D15) has announced that The Levy Group, a team of veteran industry-sales professionals based in New York City, has joined the Sterling, Illinois-headquartered distributor.
January 11, 2021
For only the fifth time since its founding in 1908, General Motors has introduced an update to its logo. The redesign is part of a new marketing campaign, “Everybody In,” in support of the company’s comprehensive efforts to accelerate mass adoption of electric vehicles.
January 11, 2021
Tim Bull, founder of Fort Worth, Texas, distributor Texas Sportswear & Specialties, passed away on January 4. He was 72.
January 11, 2021
Online sales growth helped U.S. holiday sales for 2020 beat expectations. According to the research data analyzed and published by Finaria, retail sales grew by three percent during the period against an expected 2.4 percent. During the 75-day holiday period, ecommerce sales spiked 49 percent and ac…
January 07, 2021
The industry’s largest virtual trade show, PPAI Expo Direct-2-You, arrives next week, January 11-14. It will feature hundreds of industry companies on the virtual trade-show floor, inspirational and relevant education content delivered in live and recorded sessions and interviews, several options to…
January 07, 2021
Lawrence, Massachusetts-based Gemline (PPAI 113948, S11) has entered a strategic, long‐term partnership with Atlanta, Georgia-based based Newell Custom Writing Instruments. Gemline is the first supplier partner to offer the Paper Mate® and Sharpie® brands to the promotional products industry in the …
January 07, 2021
Despite 2020’s economic headwinds, most major global companies spent more on philanthropy in 2020 than they had budgeted. A survey from The Conference Board Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Center of public and private companies with median revenues of $28 billion found that 61 percent had e…
January 07, 2021
A Woman’s View, an organization dedicated to supporting women within the promotional products industry, will hold its annual networking reception virtually on January 13 during the PPAI Expo Direct-2-You.
January 07, 2021
PPAI’s webinar series provides industry professionals with the best tools, practices and actionable ideas that they can use to build up their businesses and expand their skill set. Upcoming Association webinars include an industry beginner’s guide to profit and loss statements, and an introduction t…
January 07, 2021
The pandemic has reshaped many consumers’ habits regarding their interactions with retailers and their shopping behaviors. A survey by EZ Texting, a provider of SMS marketing software to businesses, has identified several ways that customer shopping and brand trust have evolved over the past year. I…
January 05, 2021
Several resources are available for attendees and exhibitors in advance of next week’s PPAI Expo Direct-2-You to make the best of their show experience. The PPAI Expo Direct-2-You will be held virtually January 11-14, providing the focused education and thought leadership, networking opportunities, …
January 05, 2021
In December, 28 industry professionals invested in their professional development and earned their Certified Advertising Specialist (CAS) and Master Advertising Specialist (MAS) certifications. Some redoubled their efforts to earn both certifications during the month. They join an elite group of ind…
January 05, 2021
Southern Plus (PPAI 110918, S4), a supplier based in Hartwell, Georgia, has completed the necessary steps to be officially certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).
January 05, 2021
Barbara Gerlach, former president of Advance Corp., passed away in St. Paul, Minnesota, on December 29. She was 73.
January 05, 2021
PPAI’s webinar series provides industry professionals with the best tools, practices and actionable ideas that they can use to build up their businesses and expand their skill set. Upcoming Association webinars include a preview what distributors can expect from PPAI Expo Direct-2-You that is free t…
January 05, 2021
The pandemic’s impact on how economies and society as a whole functions has spurred a wave of innovation that is expected to serve as a blueprint for several decades to come. A new report from global professional services company Accenture, “Fjord Trends 2021”—the 14th in a series of annual reports …
January 05, 2021
The Regional Association Council (RAC) has announced its 2021 executive officers and new board members. New officers serve one-year terms while board members’ terms are for two years. Their terms began this month.
January 05, 2021
The Specialty Advertising Association of California (SAAC), the regional voice of the promotional products industry in Southern California for more than 60 years, has elected its 2021 board of directors.
December 30, 2020
Consumer sentiment fell slightly in December, extending a decline that began in November. The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index slipped to 88.6 in December, down from 92.9 in November.
December 30, 2020
The American Postal Workers Union (APWU) has launched two advertisements running at the end of the year to remind viewers of what U.S. Postal Service (USPS) workers have dealt with in 2020, including the pandemic, vote-by-mail and the holiday season, and the need for continued public support for the…
December 30, 2020
Ennis, Inc. has reported financial results for the three- and nine-month periods that ended November 30. Midlothian, Texas-headquartered Ennis, parent company of industry suppliers Folder Express (PPAI 354129, S1), Independent Folders (PPAI 111993, S2) and Admore, Inc. (PPAI 111144, S10), notes that…
December 30, 2020
PPAI’s webinar series provides industry professionals with the best tools, practices and actionable ideas that they can use to build up their businesses and expand their skill set. Upcoming Association webinars will deliver a preview to what distributors can expect from PPAI Expo Direct-2-You and fo…
December 30, 2020
Emojis appear to have established themselves in the workplace. A survey of 500 full-time employees in the U.S. by ratings and review firm Clutch found that 77 percent of workers have used emojis at work in the past three months. More than 40 percent of employees use emojis at least once a day, with …
December 30, 2020
The Houston Promotional Products Association (HPPA) finished its year with the recognition of individuals who have risen to the top of the regional association. HPPA’s awards program includes multiple categories, as well as scholarships and its Hall of Fame. It has rescheduled its awards banquet for…
December 30, 2020
Jon Hicks, Midwest sales executive for Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based supplier Raining Rose, Inc. (PPAI 232508, S7) was named the 2020 Volunteer of Year by the Promotional Professionals Association of Chicago (PPAChicago). The 2020 Volunteer of the Year award was given to Hicks for his time spent voluntee…
December 30, 2020
The past year has been one of the most unexpected in recent history—a wild, chaotic and often troubled ride for all involved. PPB Newslink looks back at the top stories that shaped the industry and PPAI in 2020.
December 29, 2020
As PPAI continues to closely monitor developments in Washington, D.C., PPAI’s public affairs manager, Maurice Norris, along with the Association’s general counsel and D.C.-based lobbyist, are tracking the recent U.S. legislation aimed at providing relief to businesses and individuals affected by the…
December 29, 2020
With the pandemic continuing unabated and international travel still greatly affected, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is reconfiguring its industry trade fairs and conferences in the first half of 2021 as part of its efforts to find ways to help Hong Kong companies continue to do bu…
December 29, 2020
Ennis, Inc. has announced that one of its wholly-owned subsidiaries has entered into a Letter of Intent to acquire the assets and assume some liabilities of Infoseal, LLC in Roanoke, Virginia. Infoseal provides pressure seal and tax forms products to independent print brokers and resellers. Midlothi…
December 29, 2020
Les Morris, vice president of distributor I.D. Me Promotions LLC in Tarzana, California, passed away on December 12. He was 86. Morris was the former vice president/partner of distributor Idea Man, Inc., former president of Specialty Advertising Association of California in 1986-87, and a beloved me…
December 29, 2020
Participating in charity fundraisers during the holiday season has become a long-standing tradition with the support team members at the Proforma (PPAI 196835, D13) Worldwide Support Centers in Cleveland, Ohio, and Tampa, Florida. Each year team members pull together to collect donations for childre…
December 29, 2020
Supplier Storm Creek (PPAI 438091, S6), based in Eagan, Minnesota, has contributed a record $51,557 to charity in fourth quarter of 2020, and has exceeded its annual giving goal for the third year in a row.
December 29, 2020
For business, 2020 has been a year of incredible highs in some sectors and deep lows in many others, and significant amounts of chaos and uncertainty all around. One category that has had a particularly tumultuous year was retail, and AdAge has put together several analysts’ predictions on what the …
December 22, 2020
Supplier Koozie Group (PPAI 114187, S13), previously BIC Graphic North America, a Clearwater, Florida-based portfolio company of H.I.G. Capital, announced today the completion of its acquisition of IMAGEN Brands, with the support of H.I.G. IMAGEN Brands is the parent company of industry suppliers Cr…
December 22, 2020
ERB Industries, Inc. (PPAI 192224, S5), a supplier based in Woodstock, Georgia, has been acquired by Delta Plus Group of Apt, France. Delta Plus Group is a global manufacturer of head-to-toe safety equipment for workers in construction and general industry. In business for more than 40 years, it had…
December 22, 2020
Boston-based supplier Rocketbook (PPAI 737148, S3) has been acquired by Clichy, France-based BIC in a deal worth $40 million and a deferred consideration based on Rocketbook’s future performance. The acquisition was finalized on December 15.
December 22, 2020
The Incentive Federation, Inc. (IFI), a trade association dedicated to promoting, protecting and providing research in the incentive field, and of which PPAI is a member, has announced its 2021 board of directors. Board members will begin their one-year terms on January 1.
December 22, 2020
Samuel Meyer Kogutt, who founded Dallas, Texas, distributor Dart Manufacturing Company together with his late wife, Irene Kogutt, MAS, passed away on December 9, his birthday, due to complications from COVID-19. He was 95.
December 22, 2020
PPAI Expo Direct-2-You is coming to industry professionals’ homes and offices on January 11-14 and delivering a unique and engaging virtual experience. The same creative processes that fuel The PPAI Expo every January are driving the planning of PPAI Expo Direct-2-You to produce an experience that P…
December 22, 2020
The exhibition industry remained at a standstill in 2020’s third quarter. The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) reports that approximately 97 percent of originally scheduled events in the quarter were cancelled. As a result, the CEIR Total Index, a measure of exhibition industry perform…
December 22, 2020
Supplier Koozie Group (PPAI 114187, S13), previously BIC Graphic North America, a Clearwater, Florida-based portfolio company of H.I.G. Capital, has announced the completion of the acquisition of IMAGEN Brands, parent company of industry suppliers Crown Products (PPAI 113430, S10) and Vitronic (PPAI…
December 17, 2020
PPAI has named the winners of its 2021 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 17, 2020
Gemline (PPAI 113948, S11) has announced that the Lawrence, Massachusetts-based supplier has signed an agreement to acquire the RuMe (PPAI 478410, S5) brand and related intellectual property.
December 17, 2020
The federal government’s Employee Retention Credit, which provides businesses that retained employees during the pandemic an opportunity to claim a tax credit, expires at the end of the year. The credit is fully refundable for employers equal to 50 percent of qualified wages—including allocable qual…
December 17, 2020
January 1, 2021 means new regulations for employers in many states. Affinity HR Group, PPAI’s affiliated human resources partner, is tracking legislative updates across the U.S. to help advise employers on these changes, what they mean and what to do next. Paige McAllister, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, vice pres…
December 17, 2020
Evans Manufacturing (PPAI 110747, S10), a supplier headquartered in Garden Grove, California, recently donated face masks and other products to two local charitable institutions.
December 17, 2020
Signs suggest that spending most of 2020 in quarantine may have accelerated the United States’ transition to a “store-less” direct brand economy five times faster than pre-pandemic rates. The transition is one of several critical trends identified in the 2021 Brand Disruption Report recently release…
December 15, 2020
The St Regis Group (PPAI 230188, S6) has acquired the Journal Division of The Book Company (PPAI 218850, S5), a Delray Beach, Florida-headquartered supplier of published books and journals. The news was first announced today in a PPB Newslink Breaking News alert.
December 15, 2020
Distributor AIM Smarter LLC (PPAI 230461, D12) today announced the formation of the AIM Diversity Council and its commitment to embrace and drive programs that promote the mission of the council within the organization, the promotional products industry and the AIM community. The newly formed counci…
December 15, 2020
3M has announced that, as the global economy shifts in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the St. Paul, Minnesota-based company is advancing its operating model, streamlining its business and focusing on global trends where it says it will apply science to life in new ways to drive sustainable growt…
December 15, 2020
HanesBrands, which participates in the promotional products industry as suppliers Hanes/Champion/ComfortWash (PPAI 191138, S10) and Alternative Apparel (PPAI 217134, S5), and supplier Gildan Activewear, Inc. (PPAI 250187, S13) have been given A-band ratings in the CDP 2020 Climate Change Report. CDP…
December 15, 2020
In November, 17 industry professionals invested in their professional development and earned their Certified Advertising Specialist (CAS) and Master Advertising Specialist (MAS) certifications. Some redoubled their efforts to earn both certifications during the month. They join an elite group of ind…
December 15, 2020
Remote work, at least part of the time, may be here to stay even after a COVID-19 vaccine becomes available and the pandemic passes. A survey of 130 human resource leaders by research and advisory firm Gartner found that 90 percent plan to allow employees to spend some part of their time working rem…
December 15, 2020
The Arizona Promotional Products Association (AzPPA) has selected 11 industry professionals to serve as its 2021 board of directors, effective January 1.
December 15, 2020
The St Regis Group (PPAI 230188, S6) has acquired the Journal Division of The Book Company (PPAI 218850, S5), a Delray Beach, Florida-headquartered supplier of published books and journals. Starting today, promotional products distributors can source The Book Company’s complete journal line, includi…
December 10, 2020
Pantone, the global color authority and provider of professional color language standards and digital solutions for the design community, has named PANTONE 17-5104 Ultimate Gray and PANTONE 13-0647 Illuminating, a yellow, as its Pantone Color of the Year selection for 2021, which it describes as con…
December 10, 2020
The country’s unemployment rate ticked down in the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ latest figures, from 6.9 percent to 6.7 percent, however, the pace of the labor market’s recovery also showed signs of slowing amidst rising COVID-19 case numbers and a cooling economy. The slowing rate of growth app…
December 10, 2020
PPAI Expo Direct-2-You will deliver trustworthy industry expertise, assessment and insight to professionals’ homes and offices on January 11-14. Participants will find multiple sessions relevant to today’s business trends and operating reality—economic outlook, business recovery, new approaches to m…
December 10, 2020
PPAI has welcomed a new member to its management team, bringing on Brigitte Rousseau, CPA, MBA, as director of finance.
December 10, 2020
Most incentive travel buyers and suppliers expect the sector to recover within one to two years. Data from the Incentive Research Foundation’s (IRF) 2020 Incentive Travel Industry Index (ITII) survey found that two-thirds of incentive travel buyers and suppliers are projecting that timeframe to be a…
December 10, 2020
The Promotional Marketing Association of Northern California (PMANC) officially installed its 2021 board at the association’s annual meeting and virtual holiday party on December 4. Mark Shinn, MAS, with Incentives West will serve as the regional association’s president. An industry veteran, and pas…
December 08, 2020
William F. (Bill) Vernon, CAS, former chairman and CEO of Newton, Iowa-based distributor The Vernon Company, passed away on December 3. He was 89. The news was first reported Monday in a PPB Newslink Breaking News alert.
December 08, 2020
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has announced that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) personnel at all U.S. ports of entry will detain shipments containing cotton and cotton products originating from the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps (XPCC). CBP’s Office of Trade directed…
December 08, 2020
alphabroder | Prime Line (PPAI 156993, S16) has announced that hardgoods president Jeff Lederer will be leaving the company after 27 years.
December 08, 2020
Supplier Vault Promotions, LLC (PPAI 547406, S5), based in Hendersonville, Tennessee, has acquired the assets of Gateway Marketing Concepts (PPAI 438435, S1), also known in the promotional products industry as GMCline. Judy Eppel, the former owner of Encinitas, California’s Gateway Marketing Concept…
December 08, 2020
Target Decorated Apparel (PPAI 156880), a contract decorator for the promotional products and retail industries based in Naperville, Illinois, is opening a second facility in Arizona to better serve its West Coast customers as well as support the future growth of the company. The new 7,200-square-fo…
December 08, 2020
Distributor Promotional Source (PPAI 632319, D2), based in Oakville, Ontario, has acquired South Paw Canada (PPAI 571621, D2), a Collingwood, Ontario, distributor. The merger is said to bring together South Paw’s in-house decoration with Promotional Source’s on-demand decoration technology to form a…
December 08, 2020
Theresa "Tee" Ann Hamilton, owner of Clearwater, Florida-based CreativeAlchemy, and an educator and designer/illustrator who worked with suppliers, distributors and service providers within the promotional products industry, passed away on December 4 after a battle with cancer. She was 54.
December 08, 2020
Reciprocity Road has named Metropolitan Ministries, based in Chattanooga, Tennessee, as the latest recipient of its BrandGood grant. The $500 grant from Reciprocity Road, an alliance of 10 distributors located across the U.S and Canada, was voted on by the group’s BrandGood ambassadors and will supp…
December 08, 2020
Only one in four organizations have a standard organization-wide definition for sales metrics. Research and advisory company Gartner, in its “State of Sales Analytics” report, says that this lack of metric definition standardization is a key roadblock to sales analytics’ ability to drive commercial …