Distributor News

Proforma CEO Vera Muzzillo Takes Home Silver Stevie Award
November 29, 2023 at 7:00 am

Proforma, Cleveland, celebrates CEO Vera Muzzillo, who was named the Silver Award winner in the Female Executive of the Year category at the 20th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business, an international competition that honors women executives, entrepreneurs, and employees; and for decades has been hailed as the world's premier business award. "This organization…

commonsku Announces Brand Refresh
November 20, 2023 at 7:00 am

commonsku, Toronto, a promotional products business and sales software, launched a fresh new brand reflecting the changing times and bold new direction. “Over a decade has passed since we first launched our brand and our beloved mascot, skubot, and now we’re thrilled to launch a brand new refresh architected by our vice president of marketing,…

OrderMyGear Acquires DistributorCentral
November 8, 2023 at 1:39 pm

OrderMyGear (OMG) announced today the acquisition of DistributorCentral, a leading technology provider for suppliers and distributors in the promotional products industry. The strategic move further positions OMG as a critical player in the branded merchandise ecosystem. Clients now have a single technology partner to sell, manage, and order branded merchandise across sales channels. The deal…

HALO Announces Retirement of Dawn Olds
November 8, 2023 at 1:28 pm

HALO, Sterling, IL, announced the retirement of Dawn Olds, a member of the HALO family or more than 35 years. Olds' tenure at HALO has been marked by unwavering dedication, innovative leadership, and a profound impact on both the company and the industry. Olds has played a pivotal role…

AIA Unveils a Transformational Rebrand
November 8, 2023 at 10:11 am

AIA Corporation, Appleton, WI, announced its bold and exciting rebrand, which reflects the company's commitment to empowering success for its customers (referred to as owners) MVP suppliers, and staff. At the core of this rebrand is a deep understanding that every conversation matters, whether it is about solving problems, discovering opportunities, or forming connections. Ultimately,…

AIA Corporation Hosts National Sales Meeting in Nashville
October 30, 2023 at 9:20 am

AIA Corporation, Appleton, WI, recently held its National Sales Meeting at the prestigious Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, TN. The annual conference was designed to create authentic connections with a vision to empower and inspire, fostering a sense of unity among AIA's dedicated community of AIA Owners, MVP Suppliers and AIA Staff.…

Proforma Ranks No. 126 on Franchise Times Top 400 List
October 11, 2023 at 10:47 am

Proforma, Cleveland, achieved a significant milestone by securing the No. 126 position on the prestigious Franchise Times top 400 list. This noteworthy ascent marks a substantial leap from Proforma's 2020 ranking at No. 158. "The Franchise Times Top 400 is an exclusive annual ranking of the largest U.S.-based franchise systems by global system-wide sales," said…

BAMKO Hires Brad White as Vice President of Business Development
October 4, 2023 at 11:34 am

BAMKO, Los Angeles, has announced the hiring of Brad White as its vice president of business development. White comes to BAMKO having served most recently as the senior vice president at Gander Group and the director of promotional marketing at Taylor Communications before that.

Ashley McCune Steps Down as Facilisgroup President
October 3, 2023 at 3:39 pm

The Pebble Group, parent company of St. Louis-based Facilisgroup, announced today that Ashley McCune is stepping down from her role as president of Facilisgroup, and will leave the business on Friday, Oct. 6, 2023. McCune took the role of president in 2020, after founder Dan Rochette and chief business development officer Martin Weber retired. Former…