Promo Products

8 Swinging Golf Promotions Ready for Spring
March 25, 2016 at 3:27 pm

From business meetings to networking events, a lot of important transactions can happen on the green. Make sure your end-users are ready for these significant events with all the latest golf products. Check out our picks below.

Hershey's Lets Consumers Trade In Promo Items at SXSW
March 23, 2016 at 5:41 pm

Festivals are always full of promotional products. Festivalgoers wear promotional sunglasses and T-shirts, drink from branded water bottles, and keep everything else in logoed tote bags. For some, all of that stuff might be too much to handle, so they have to pick and choose what they want. To…

Ennis Inc. Acquires Assets of Major Business Systems
March 23, 2016 at 4:02 pm

Ennis Inc., Midlothian, Texas, announced that one of its wholly owned subsidiaries has closed on an agreement to acquire the assets of Major Business Systems, Hillsborough, N.C. The Ennis subsidiary, operating under the Major Business Systems brand and name, will lease the current facility from the current owner for several years with options to renew.…

Women's Group Petitions Amazon to Remove Trump Merchandise
March 23, 2016 at 3:44 pm

UltraViolet, a national woman's organization is petitioning Amazon to pull Donald Trump's line of menswear, according to GeekWire The petition said the candidate is "inciting violence at his rallies and spewing vitriol that white supremacists, like David Duke, love." According to UltraViolet, 36,000 people already have signed the petition since…

Alibaba Hits 3 Trillion Yuan Milestone in One Year
March 22, 2016 at 6:07 pm

Chinese e-commerce business Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. announced yesterday that it hit the 3 trillion Yuan milestone (approximately $463 billion) over its China retail marketplaces in less than a year. Joe Tsai, executive vice chairman of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., said in a blog post that this reflects economic growth in China. "The shift toward…

17-second Sales Pitch at Expo East
March 22, 2016 at 5:31 pm

I joined thousands of suppliers and distributors last week at Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) Expo East. This was my first chance to experience Expo East combined with the Imprinted Sportswear Show (ISS). Quite a few Geiger colleagues, as well as a few other PPAI board members, joined me. I saw several vendors that I…

Shower End-users in These Bath-time Promotions
March 22, 2016 at 3:19 pm

When it comes to promotional products, the most useful ones are the ones that everyone uses. Those kinds of items can be hard to find. However, bath and shower items are products that can appeal to everyone, since, after all, everyone showers. Here are eight squeaky-clean promotional products for the bath or shower.

Harvard Law School Changes Shield, Sells Remaining Merchandise
March 21, 2016 at 5:44 pm

Last week, Harvard Law School announced that the school will change its emblem due to the inclusion of a former slaveholder's family crest. The emblem, introduced in 1936, incorporates the school's motto and wheat sheaves, which are derived from the coat of arms of Isaac Royall Jr.'s family. Royall, according to The Boston Globe, was…

Pepsi Fined Over Misleading Promotion
March 21, 2016 at 3:54 pm

In 2014, Pepsi started a promotional campaign in Hungary that allowed customers who collected a certain number of bottle caps to receive different Pepsi-branded gifts. As it turned out, the most popular gift was an illuminating ball. According to the Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance, the demand for the ball was too much for Pepsi, and…

IDProductsource Announces Staff Promotions
March 21, 2016 at 3:25 pm

IDProductsource, Port St. Lucie, Fla., announced the addition of four staff members. Ryan Modica has been promoted to general manager. "This is a well deserved promotion," said John Aspinwall, CEO of IDProductsource. "Ryan has been a major contributor to our company's success for many years." As general manager, Modica will be responsible for day-to-day operations…