Promo Products

Boundless Acquires Touchstone, Appoints New Touchstone CEO
February 26, 2024 at 11:49 am

Boundless Network, Austin, TX, announced last week that it has acquired Mason, Ohio-based distributor Touchstone II LLC ("Touchstone"). Charley Dean, chairman of Boundless, said that the acquisition bolsters Boundless' abilities in warehousing and fulfillment, creative services, and enterprise technology, due to Touchstone's BrandEQ System for brand-building and merchandise curation. The program is primarily used for…

Hanesbrands Sets Champion Bidding at $1.4B
February 26, 2024 at 11:32 am

After Hanes indicated at the end of last year that it would sell its Champion brand, word on the street is that it set the bidding at $1.4 billion.

The Ampersand Group Acquires Trogo Sales
February 21, 2024 at 5:00 am

The Ampersand Group, Akron, OH, has acquired Trogo Sales, a leading supplier of branded uniforms and corporate apparel headquartered in Ohio.

Maple Ridge Farms Receives Shining Star Award for 2023 United Way Campaign
February 20, 2024 at 11:33 am

United Way of Marathon County, WI, has recognized Maple Ridge Farms with a Shining Star award for its 2023 United Way campaign. Shining Stars are awarded to companies whose employees ran campaigns that have shown participation growth, leadership growth, overall dollars raised, corporate gifts, and volunteerism as true advocates for United Way. Maple Ridge Farms’…

Galaxy and CHAMPRO Announce Strategic Partnership
February 19, 2024 at 9:43 am

Galaxy, More than Balloons, and CHAMPRO announced a strategic partnership. The partnership marks a significant milestone for the growing needs of sports products within the promotional products industry.

Hit Promotional Products Announces Leadership Shakeup
February 13, 2024 at 12:43 pm

Hit Promotional Products, Largo, FL, announced today that company president Eric Shonebarger will be transitioning to a member of the Hit board, leaving his position as president, with CEO CJ Schmidt assuming the role of president and CEO moving forward

Convergence Corner: The Other Half
February 12, 2024 at 10:30 am

When Scott Thurman, CEO of International Printing Solutions, San Diego, CA, realized that his print customers were also getting promo, he realized he was leaving money on the table.

Why Consumers Like Direct Mail
February 9, 2024 at 11:03 am

Direct mail response is on the rise due to its personalized and targeted approach. Here are ways to maximize its effectiveness.