London May 2017: The Sourcing Team, leading industry specialists in ethical, sustainable and compliant global sourcing and procurement of promotional and marketing materials, has been awarded a Sustainable Leaders Award by EcoVadis in recognition of its sustainable excellence in its industry.
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, (May 5, 2017) – Brandinc US today announced that it has been named one of the promotional products industry’s 2017 Greatest Companies To Work For by PPB (Promotional Products Business) magazine. PPB is the industry’s flagship publication published by Promotional Products Association International (PPAI; ppai.org), the not-for-profit association for more than 14,300 corporate member companies and more than 510,000 industry professionals who lead the $21 billion industry.
Four employees of Mansfield-based business gifts and promotional merchandise company, Pellacraft, have gained BPMA qualifications.
Brand Addition, the UK-headquartered promotional services business serving large corporate clients across its offices in Europe, US and Asia announces today that it has been acquired by existing management and funds managed by private equity company Elysian Capital LLP (“Elysian Capital”) from H.I.G. Capital.
Distributors should take full advantage of the manufacturing, branding and marketing knowledge of their suppliers, says Phil Morgan.
Event Merchandising has been involved in the world of wrestling for more than 20 years. With the sport set to make a high-proﬁle comeback on ITV as World of Sport Wrestling, Event Merchandising MD, Jeremy Goldsmith interviewed wrestling star and the show’s producer, Jeff Jarrett, about the importance of merchandise for fans of the sport.
The ninth Marketing Week Live took place on 8-9 March, with organisers praising the event as a huge success. More than 5,500 marketers descended on Olympia London for two action-packed days meeting leading suppliers, networking with industry experts and listening to case study presentations from leading brands.
We live in an increasingly litigious and competitive marketing environment with businesses understandably trying to maximise income and minimise outgoings. A fake test certificate costs approximately RMB 3,000 (£330) against RMB 12,000 (£1,300) for a genuine one.
Confusion about organic textiles shouldn’t blind you to their uses, says Clive Allcott.
A UK promotional calendar manufacturer has scooped a gold award for ‘Most Original Wall Calendar’ in the recent 2017 World Calendar Awards held in America.
Redrok with offices in Plymouth and Exeter and JDR Branding in Birmingham.
The month of April saw BTC activewear staff members doing their bit for Charity.
Firstly, our Credit Manager, John Gallivan took on his 22nd consecutive London Marathon on Sun 23 Apr to raise funds for the charity Childline. John said, ‘The truth is that ,like so many charities, the need for funds is still as important as the first one completed back in 1996.The more funds raised means that more children in distress can have their phone calls answered at the first call. It really is as simple as that.’
Power banks are popular, but low quality versions are a blight. Choose wisely, says Matt Pluckrose.
It is so nice to see and hear that education and training remains firmly on everyone’s agenda for 2017. The demand for a flexible industry specific training programme that can be integrated into each business is rising steadily from both suppliers and distributors.
The Pen Warehouse is pleased to announce two fantastic additions to its team. Andrew Wheller joins the IT department, bringing with him over 6 years’ digital experience and a wealth of credentials from having worked in the retail and publishing sectors.
B2B Marketing Expo took place on 28-29 March at Excel in London. The event combined with Sales Expo, and next year will have an additional two halls to allow for Tech and B2C.
This year’s Haptica exhibition brought a growing area of marketing practice and merchandise to life in Bonn.
It’s easier to cave in to requests for discounts, but think about the alternatives, says Peter Hill.
As promotional headwear specialist Sharon Lee reaches its 70th year, Gordon Glenister ﬁnds out how the business is staying relevant today.