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Nov 20 Comments

IBM Studies B2B Buying Habits of Millennials

IBM Studies B2B Buying Habits of Millennials

The IBM Institute for Business Value recently concluded a study on millennial purchasing habits and trends. Research leader Carolyn Heller Baird announced their findings last week at the ASI Power Summit. Among their key findings was that millennials look primarily to online resources and social networks, particularly through mobile device, when gathering information about a […]

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Nov 18 Comments

Feel the Force with Star Wars Themed Swag

Feel the Force with Star Wars Themed Swag

With Star Wars: The Force Awakens set to hit theaters in less than a month,  both fans of the original franchise and new followers are excited to see what the first of Disney’s three planned reboots will bring. Too excited to wait? At Swagmatic, we are gearing up for the premiere with some great customizable light […]

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Nov 18 Comments

BCG Creations Offers Innovative New Holiday Ornaments

BCG Creations Offers Innovative New Holiday Ornaments

With the holidays fast approaching, it’s finally time to string up the lights,  put up the wreath, and of course, decorate the Christmas tree! Ornaments have remained a classic holiday gift for companies and supplier BCG Creations offers a huge selection of shining decorations. This year, they are offering two new options attracting a lot […]

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Nov 16 Comments

BIC Graphic Raises $200,000 for Wounded Veterans in 2015

BIC Graphic Raises $200,000 for Wounded Veterans in 2015

Industry supplier BIC announced on Veteran’s day that their charitable initiatives had raised almost $200,000 for the Wounded Warrior Project this year. WWP provides support and programming for wounded service members at no charge, helping to empower and engage them. BIC announced a partnership with the organization in January and pledged to donate a portion […]

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Nov 11 Comments

Proforma Announces New Sister Company

Proforma Announces New Sister Company

Industry Supplier Proforma has recently launched Global Graphics Network, a network for commercial printers, decorators, and graphic designers to grow their businesses. Members will be able join the network without any upfront costs and they will have access to a sales and marketing fund, marketing materials, support services, credit insurance, and more. “We know most […]

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Nov 11 Comments

Walmart Seeks to Join Commercial Drone Race

Walmart Seeks to Join Commercial Drone Race

Retail giant Walmart has applied for permission from federal authorities to begin testing commercial drones for home delivery service. The company has already been testing the service within their own facilities but is racing to keep up with companies such as Amazon and Google who are also experimenting with drone home delivery. Speaking to the […]

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Nov 9 Comments

Writing Instruments Remain Strong Promo Items in Face of Changing Tech

Writing Instruments Remain Strong Promo Items in Face of Changing Tech

With so much business occurring online these days and hardly anyone writing a letter by hand, its easy to assume that pens have effectively been replaced by keyboards and are on their way out. However, a report from ASI Central found that writing instruments remain a strong product category in the promotional products world and […]

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Nov 6 Comments

Supplier 3M Announces Plans to Cut 1,500 Jobs

Supplier 3M Announces Plans to Cut 1,500 Jobs

ASI Central reports that industry supplier 3M will be cutting 1,500 jobs as part of a restructuring plan to strengthen their competitiveness.  3M Promotional Markets is the 15th largest industry supplier and produces Post-It notes, note pads, and a variety of office products. The proposed layoffs will amount to 1.7% of 3M’s workfore of 90,000 and […]

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Nov 4 Comments

Spice Up Your Promos With Hot Sauce

Spice Up Your Promos With Hot Sauce

If you’re looking for a promotional gift or giveaway that will really sizzle, consider a custom bottle of hot sauce! Research has shown that Americans are reaching for the spicy stuff more than ever, with the market growing by 150% since 2000. Advantages Magazine recently reported on two suppliers who are known for their custom […]

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Oct 30 Comments

Our Top Ten Favorite Mustache Products for Movember

Our Top Ten Favorite Mustache Products for Movember

Since its founding in 2003, the Movember Foundation has raised $650 million for over 1,000 mens health projects. With twenty participating countries and over 5 million “Mo Bros and Sistas”, it’s clear that Movember is here to stay. The global charity focuses on advancing men’s health through four key areas of focus: Prostate Cancer, Testicular […]

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