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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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Oct 28 Comments

4 Reasons to Consider Essential Oils for Your Next Promotion

4 Reasons to Consider Essential Oils for Your Next Promotion

Essential oils have been used for centuries for their therapeutic, cleansing, and homeopathic properties and even those who don’t believe in their healing capabilities can enjoy their wonderful scents. These qualities make essential oils a great promotional option for spas, therapy centers, gyms, and salons. Industry supplier Snugz USA recently announced a new collection of […]

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Oct 26 Comments

Nike and Apple Settle Class Action Lawsuit over ‘Fuelband’ Fitness Tracker

Nike and Apple Settle Class Action Lawsuit over ‘Fuelband’ Fitness Tracker

ASI Central recently reported that Nike and Apple will offer partial refunds to customers who purchased their Fuelband Fitness Tracker, in settlement of a class action lawsuit which alleged that they made  “false and/or misleading statements regarding the Nike+ FuelBand’s ability to accurately track calories and steps.” While both companies admitted no wrongdoing and denied […]

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Oct 21 Comments

Can Promotional Products Predict the 2016 Election?

Can Promotional Products Predict the 2016 Election?

Online Retailer CafePress boasts a wide selection of promotional merchandise for political causes, candidates, and parties. Shoppers can search by names or issue and stock up on pre-made or custom t-shirts, mugs, hats, and plenty more. Presidential candidates have been promoting several unique products, from Bernie Sander’s “Feel the Bern” coffee mug to Jeb Bush’s […]

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Oct 19 Comments

England Places Charges on Plastic Bags

England Places Charges on Plastic Bags

Along with a number of states and cities across the world, England has passed a law requiring all large stores to charge customers 8 cents per disposable, single-use bag in order to encourage the use of reusable ones. The country expects to see a 80% drop in the use of plastic bags at supermarkets as […]

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Oct 16 Comments

Holiday Sales Expected To Grow This Winter

Holiday Sales Expected To Grow This Winter

ASI Central reports that retail sales are expected to rise by 2.4 to four percent during the holiday season. This is likely due to improvements in the labor market and low fuel prices, according to Deloitte. ShopperTrak, a consumer research group, believes the rise will likely be around 2.4 percent while the National Retail Federation predicted […]

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Oct 14 Comments

5 Promotional Items Perfect for Fall

5 Promotional Items Perfect for Fall

Sweater weather is officially here! While it may be hard to say goodbye to warm summer days, there’s plenty to embrace about the fall season. Here are some great promo items to get your customers ready for Autumn! 1. Acrylic Knit Hats These bright caps are perfect for outdoor events and promotions! 2. Stainless Steel […]

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Oct 12 Comments

Consumer Confidence Rises in September

Consumer Confidence Rises in September

A private research group, the Conference Board, has announced that its consumer confidence index rose in the month of September to 103, the highest number since January. This is in spite of uncertain stock prices and experts speculating that the index would be closer to 97. The Conference Board survey found that 25.1 percent of […]

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Oct 9 Comments

Hanes Launches New Fundraising Program for Schools

Hanes Launches New Fundraising Program for Schools

Apparel supplier Hanes Branded Printwear has announced that they will be expanding their Hanes4Education program by donating 10 cents per item on orders of printed Hanes or Champion apparel. The money will go to a public or private K-12 school of the decorator or customer’s choice. Hanes has donated over $1 million to schools in the […]

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