A looming deadline for dealing with chemicals could affect businesses. Now is the time to act, says Melissa Chevin.
Water bottles are growing in popularity, but how compliant are yours? Mark Oliver outlines the requirements.
This year’s PPW was the most engaging yet, spreading the message more broadly than ever and galvanising BPMA members.
Advances in printing make it easier to produce all over designs. Let your Imagination run wild, says Clive Allcott.
A changing marketplace requires a new outlook on how to best service distributors, says Sanjay Bhalla.
Fluid Branding has been spreading the word about its services, with two events recently bringing together hand-picked attendees and suppliers.
October’s Festival of Marketing was an opportunity for the merchandise community to promote the benefits of product media to a senior marketing audience, who gathered over the course of two days to listen to big name speakers from brands such as John Lewis, Marks & Spencer, The AA and Virgin.
UK, November 2017 – From the 1st November, 2017, The Sweet People, are relocating all non-confectionery items from their long-standing promotional gifts business to their sister company, Liquid Lens, as part of their ongoing commitment as a SALSA audited supplier.
Trade Show Executive Gold 100, IAEE Certified Exhibition
IRVING, Texas (October 26, 2017) – The PPAI Expo, the promotional products industry’s largest and longest-running trade show presented by Promotional Products Association International (PPAI; ppai.org), has earned the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) Certified Exhibition designation, and is one of only 27 trade shows to meet the IAEE gold standard. Expo was also recognized in the September issue of Trade Show Executive magazine as the 52nd largest trade show in North America in its Gold 100 for 2016. It has been ranked in the top tier of the Gold 100 every year since the list’s inception in 2007.
With substantial new investment in place and as part of their ambitious expansion plans, Brandz, the St. Albans – based Distributor, are delighted to announce the appointment of Jason Burke as Key Account Manager.
There are multiple beneﬁts to working with a homegrown supplier, says Phil Morgan.
The market for promotional merchandise in France is buoyant. Juliette Salome explains how its trade body is building awareness of product media.
After months of planning and hard work, and plenty of anticipation from the industry, the doors opened on the newest promotional merchandise event.
Mo Yusuff, boss of Club Row Creations recently showed that he was also the boss of the ring when he took part in a boxing bout to raise funds after the Grenfell Tower ﬁre. He explained his motivation and boxing background to Product Media.
Suppliers and distributors mixed business and pleasure at Ignite’s annual race day get together.
Essex-based Premier Print and Promotions did the double at the Countywide Business Awards. As well as being awarded Employer of the Year for Essex, the company managing director, Jamie Marshall, won Business Man of the Year for Essex. It is the second time he’s nabbed that prize.
As mentioned in our recent September story posting, we had some wonderful news last week that Iona Lake who works at Scanglo and is the daughter of Scanglo owner Matthew Lake has been selected for Team England’s 75-strong team athletics squad for the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia!
Premier Print & Promotions announced that it has acquired privately owned promotional company, Smarter Promotional. Based in Devizes, Smarter Promotional is a small promotional merchandise company that will now be incorporated into the Premier Print & Promotions business.
Washington D.C, October 2018
Justin Mundy, the Director of the Prince’s Charities’ International Sustainability Unit (ISU), announces that 36 brands and retailers have now signed up to the Sustainable Cotton Communiqué and so pledged that, by 2025, 100% of the cotton they use will come from sustainable sources. Mantis World, thus far the only representative of the Printwear industry, stands alongside some of the world’s most renowned brands and retailers including Burberry, H&M, Adidas, M&S, and Timberland in joining this commitment.
This announcement was made at the annual Textile Exchange Sustainability Conference in Washington DC, where over 500 textile and apparel leaders came together to discuss the most important sustainability issues facing the industry.