A Time To Sell

Marketers have never been more challenged to create disruption and deliver results, fast. Anecdotally Brexit is supposed to have had a major impact on the UK, although some research suggests only a small percentage of work has been stopped because of the referendum (Credos, 2018). However, it’s clear that brand owners are taking a different approach with many CMOs showing a more cautious attitude, which is affecting the promotional industry.

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02 March 2018, UK – BIC Graphic expand field sales team

BIC Graphic Europe is delighted to announce that Michelle Wynne has joined the UK field sales team.

Michelle is well-known within the industry and brings a wealth of sales experience from her time as a distributor with Sports Merchandise Global and Brand Addition.

Michelle joins at a time when BIC Graphic has refocussed on its core business and is now looking to bring a new range of products and services to market. She said “I’m very pleased to be part of the BIC Graphic team. It’s an exciting time to be joining the company, and I’m really looking forward to the opportunity to work alongside our distributors with the new BIC offerings.”

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The Sedex Conference 2018

The Sedex Conference is Sedex’s largest annual gathering, bringing together hundreds of Sedex members and non-members alike from across the globe to meet face-to-face, share ideas and learn about the issues that matter to every responsible business. The Sedex Conference 2018 is being held 13th – 14th March 2018 at The Brewery, located in the centre of London’s financial district.

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The PPAI Expo Earns Top Honors

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.

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Mantis World Joins Prince of Wales Mission for Sustainable Cotton – and then betters it

Press Release

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.

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TKG riding high on the success of new adventures

Having established itself as a leading branded golf gifts supplier, TKG Europe is celebrating the successful 2017 launch of a popular non-golf range.
AND away from TKG HQ in East Yorkshire, two team members have been achieving personal highs and raising vital funds for a lifesaving charity.

Proud of their TRADE-ONLY ethos and high level of customer service, earlier this year the TKG team revealed its first non-golf branded gift range – and it’s proving to be a huge hit!

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BDA ACQUIRES UK-BASED SMG TO EXPAND GLOBAL SPORTS EXPERTISE

Merchandise Agency Expands Sports Client Roster, EMEA Offerings With UK Acquisition

Woodinville, Wash– October 3, 2017 – Bensussen Deutsch & Associates, LLC (BDA), the premier Merchandise Agency™ serving Fortune 1000 companies worldwide and the leading provider to the sports and entertainment industries, today announced that it has acquired the UK’s leading provider of specialist sports merchandise, Sports Merchandise Global (SMG).

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PromoNet Releases ProMart 3.0 Explainer Video

There are only 11 days left of our ProMart 3.0 September Launch Offer.  We have had a full calendar for the past 3 weeks doing demos for prospective clients. If you were one of them then you are locked into this offer and can order anytime till the end of October for the discount to apply.

If you are not one of them then what are you waiting for? Contact us for a Demo on +44 1795 857 804 or email us at sales@promonet.co.uk

So you can get an overview of what ProMart can do before that demo we have created a short video to showcase some of the features on offer…

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Statement from the BPMA – Dukes Global

Dukes Global Ltd, a long-established London based distributor, were placed into administration on Friday 1st September 2017 by Leonard & Curtis in London (AJ Duncan and AD Cadwallender). On Monday 4th September 2017 at 10:56am the company and assets were purchased by Bensussen Deutsch & Associates Ltd (BDA). The sale specifically excluded the shares held in subsidiaries, cash at bank and book debts.

Following the demise of Dukes Global Ltd, the BPMA has been working very hard to pull together the facts as well as to put urgent steps in place to try and support the affected suppliers.

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