Promo professionals have experienced their share of challenges in recent years when it comes to goods and materials produced overseas. First there was dealing with unpredictable pricing due to tariff changes, and now COVID-19 has caused disruptions that are shifting global supply chains. According to Forbes, the increased interest in reshoring has accelerated more since … Continue reading USA-Made is Back in a Big Way
Our world of increased connectivity is great - especially now, when people aren’t getting together in person. In addition to providing multiple ways to communicate one-on-one, digital mediums now give businesses more opportunities than ever to get exposure for their brands. While connectivity is good, increased visibility also means that sometimes people tune things out. … Continue reading 10 Creative and Unique Promotional Product Ideas to Impress (even while social distancing)
Shifting to home offices is the new normal, and if you are new to working from home it can be difficult figuring out how to stay connected in a different environment. When you dial-in to virtual meetings, it can be easy to multi-task and stray from the purpose of the conversation. There is also a … Continue reading Best Practices for Virtual Meetings during COVID-19
Happy St. Patrick's Day! Who needs luck when you have the Koozie® Triple Vacuum Tumbler? We may all be staying home for this Patty's Day, but you can still have a festive celebration.
The key to keeping drinks cold (or hot) longer than traditional double-wall drinkware is the vacuum seal, which essentially removes all air and other matter from between the two walls of the tumbler.
Since 2000 Cool Gear® has brought a spirited approach to hydration through leading innovation and style. They stand apart from the crowd by making ordinary drinkware look extraordinary and deliver new designs that you haven’t seen before. The designers at Cool Gear® use over 20 years of experience to make everyday items more colorful with … Continue reading Brand Spotlight: Cool Gear®
In business most people strive for happiness and productivity. However, it can be difficult and stressful to be as productive as we’d like to be, which can lead to feeling unhappy. So, is it really our circumstances that prevent us from feeling content and motivated or is it just a state of mind? (1) The … Continue reading What We’re Thankful For
As summer winds down, it's time to get ready for tailgate season! Since 73% of tailgaters will spend more than $200 on supplies this season, distributors have a big opportunity to throw their promo in the ring to get some tailgating attention - and dollars. (1) These brands will bring the fun to any tailgate … Continue reading The Best Brands to Fire Up Your Next Tailgate
BIC Graphic NA is excited to announce a new apparel partnership with HanesBrands plus over 65 new products across nine categories launching in July! Here are some of our favorite new items: Apparel BIC Graphic NA and HanesBrands have come together to offer you a one-stop promotional products and apparel solution! This new, exclusive partnership … Continue reading What’s New this Month? July 2019
According to a third-party survey, the top three words end users think of to describe the Koozie® brand are: insulated, cold and chill. With 40 years of experience, it is no wonder the Koozie® brand is known as THE insulation expert! Learning more about how insulation works positions you as a product expert and can … Continue reading Are You an Insulation Expert?