Distributor News

Beware False QuickBooks Helpers
June 9, 2023 at 11:56 am

Ask the Accountant… Question: I needed help with my QuickBooks. I googled and found a number, but they didn’t help and tried to sell me a different QuickBooks program. Why? Answer: You should never google to find a way to contact QuickBooks. You will likely not find QB/Intuit, but the person on the other end…

Proforma Surpasses 8,000 ProStores Built
June 9, 2023 at 11:51 am

Proforma, Cleveland, has achieved the remarkable feat of launching its 8,000th e-commerce store, made possible by the company’s built-in-house and customizable e-commerce solution, ProStores. “I am grateful for Proforma’s expertise which has directly benefited my business,” said Steve Flaughers, owner of Proforma 3rd Degree Marketing. “In 2022, we were able to not only triple our…

BDA Secures Gold Sustainability Rating from EcoVadis
June 8, 2023 at 9:11 am

Bensussen Deutsch & Associates LLC (BDA), Woodinville, WA, announced their North American operations have received a gold-level rating from EcoVadis, a leading sustainability ratings provider. A gold rating is the second-highest level of achievement that an organization can receive, and recognizes BDA’s ongoing efforts in corporate social responsibility (CSR). This complements BDA’s European operation’s platinum…

Premier Group Network Welcomes New Member City Apparel
June 7, 2023 at 11:12 am

Premier Group Network welcomed Findlay, Ohio-based distributor City Apparel + Merch to the membership. City Apparel + Merch is an award-winning uniform, apparel, and logo merchandise company with a mission to “outfit partners to create positive community impact and lasting relationships.” City Apparel president, Andrea Kramer, and her team are committed to delivering solutions for…

Stran reports 28.7% Increase in Revenue for Q1 2023, Achieves $15.8M in Revenue
May 22, 2023 at 7:00 am

Stran & Company, Quincy, MA, last week provided a business update and reported financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2023. "We are proud to report a 28.7% increase in revenue to $15.8 million for the first quarter of 2023," said Andy Shape, president and CEO of Stran. "Most notably, we achieved organic…

Proforma’s Acquisition Team Architects a $3 Million Deal
May 10, 2023 at 10:53 am

Proforma, Cleveland, announced that Jay Vento, president and owner of Proforma Spectrum Graphics has completed his acquisition of DataGuide, a more than $3 million printing and promotional products distributor headquartered in Boston.

HALO Announces Human Resources Leadership Promotion
May 4, 2023 at 9:12 am

HALO, Sterling, IL, recently announced a change to the company's Human Resources leadership. Kimberly Sandifer has been promoted to chief human resources officer. Sandier will report to HALO CEO Marc Simon.

The Image Group Strengthens Leadership Team with Key Appointments in Toledo and Richmond
April 27, 2023 at 9:18 am

The Image Group, Holland, Ohio, announced the addition of Rick Low as division director, Richmond; and Chuck Rounds as vice president of business development. Both accomplished professionals will join the executive management team, contributing to the development and implementation of the company’s long-term growth strategies. Rick Low, CPIM, brings decades of active involvement in the…

Hirsch Announces Partnerships with Six Retail Brands
April 20, 2023 at 10:56 am

Hirsch, Houston, has recently formed strategic partnerships with forward-thinking and exciting retail brands, including Cuisinart; Victor; Gerber; Coleman; Flickr Fire; and a promotional products industry exclusive with personal, portable blender creator, Blendi. “These new partnerships represent Hirsch’s vision to be the single source retail brand destination for promotional distributors of every shape and size,” said…