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Breath of Fresh Air
April 1, 2015

After a long winter full of sleet, snow and below-freezing temperatures, end-users (and magazine editors) are ready to go outside. Spring is the perfect time for distributors to start thinking about outdoor-themed promotional products. With outdoor products, distributors can provide clients with ample opportunities for logo visibility on products that will be used repeatedly.

Blue Skies, Big Sales
April 12, 2013

From marathons to outdoor beef-and-beer fundraisers, the amount and variety of outdoor events in need of marketing is truly a wonderful thing. Looking to get in on the warm-weather action? Check out this collection of tips and ideas.

Update on Businesses Closed Due To Hurricane Sandy
October 31, 2012

Though many businesses affected by Hurricane Sandy were able to reopen today, there are some that still remain closed. Below is yesterday's list of closed businesses, amended to note which have opened and which have remained closed as of 3:15 p.m. EST today. Messages from the closed companies have been posted when available.

Hurricane Sandy Hits East Coast, At Least 33 Dead and Millions Without Power
October 30, 2012

Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast on Friday evening, bringing with it winds and flooding across the most populated corridor in the United States. Estimates of the damage are still coming in as millions in the U.S. have been left without power. As of noon Tuesday, at least 21 are reported dead in the U.S., bringing the total death toll to 67.

Outside Possibilities
April 1, 2012

With spring here, there are five great outdoor activities everyone is itching to begin, and we have five great promotions to go along with them.

Find Little Risk in Company Rewards
October 1, 2008

THERE IS NO soon-to-be-dropped crystal ball hanging in Times Square. Washington is not setting up for a gigantic fireworks display (Congress not included), and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Q. Public aren’t ardently making New Year’s resolutions, but none of that means businesses and organizations aren’t getting ready for the new year—a time when corporate gifts and award programs usually reach a triumphant end or enlightened launch. Yes, distributors, it’s time to start thinking about the season of giving. Get with the program A 2008 survey by Scottsdale, Arizona-based WorldatWork, a nonprofit organization focused on knowledge leadership for human-resources diciplines, stated nearly 90 percent