Computer & Electronics

Give Your Marketing Some SwagAR™ With Augmented Reality
February 28, 2022 at 11:16 am

For the first time ever in the promo industry, you can view dozens of SnugZ USA items in 3-D and interact with them via augmented reality. Lingo of the future, we know. But what that means is you can experience digital objects in the real world with a scan of a QR code on your phone’s native camera...

Technology - A Distributor’s Key to Higher Valuation
February 21, 2022 at 10:04 am

As a distributor, you are likely in one of three lanes: (i) ready to sell for an excellent valuation, (ii) in the hunt to grow by acquisition, or (iii) planning to stay the course and grow quickly and organically. In all cases, your sales, operations and ability to scale efficiently will drive success. Scaling efficiently equates to a strong technology platform...

20 Social Media Post Ideas for Your Distributor Business
February 10, 2022 at 12:03 pm

One of the most frequent questions distributors ask about social media is what to post. Most tend to have product-centric posts for obvious reasons. And while there is nothing wrong with that approach, social media is an invaluable tool to show what else you bring to the table. Here are 20 ideas you can easily implement...

Ubisoft Lets Gamers Turn In-Game Screenshots Into Custom Merch
January 14, 2022 at 10:05 am

Using the photo mode in games like "Assassin's Creed Valhalla," players can capture moments and then use Ubisoft's partnership with Zakeke to add them to items like T-shirts, hoodies, mugs, phone cases and more. And like every social media platform these days, there are editing capabilities like filters, sizing tools and more...

Showdown Displays Virtual Product Showroom Is All New for 2022
January 10, 2022 at 9:57 am

Showdown Displays announced the launch of its exclusive, 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 while supporting an unlimited number of active users...

Reddit's Ambitious New Branded Merchandise Plan Has Major Expansion Potential
October 19, 2021 at 10:22 am

Reddit launched a pilot program that will allow individual subreddits to host their own branded merchandise stores on-platform, with proceeds from sales going toward each subreddit's operating expenses. The initial launch includes just six subreddits, but the company indicated it could expand if things goes well. Reddit is home to 2.8 million subreddits in total...

Light Up Your Gifting With SCX Design Products
October 4, 2021 at 11:24 am

SCX Design specializes in the creation of smart and useful premium promotional items, and Koozie Group has an exclusive relationship with them in U.S. and Canadian markets. Koozie Group has 19 SCX Design products to choose from—here are just a few of that are sure to knock the socks off any gift recipient...

Year-End and Holiday Promotions: Tips, Product Ideas and Advice From Suppliers
October 1, 2021 at 10:15 am

Nick Lateur, director of national accounts for specialty brands at HPG Brands, said that the best time to start thinking about year-end and holiday gifts would have been “like, a month ago.” That's true—but there's still time if you act fast and know what's selling. Here are some ideas for year-end and holiday promotions...