Artiﬁcial intelligence, deep learning, and robotics are all set to change our lives, and our gadgets, says Matt Pluckrose.
When it comes to promotional merchandise everyone wants something new and innovative, to advertise their brand. But what does innovation really mean?
Reﬂectors are used as safety product, but not all are made to the same standard, says Matt Lake.
The industry’s newest show is just around the corner. Find out what’s on offer and how to get the most from it with our exclusive show preview.
Barely a month goes by without a new digital service or game coming to market. The problem with many of these items is that they lack the tactile nature of promotional merchandise such as pens, stress toys or mugs. Because digital media exists online, it is hard for it to have the same playfulness as solid ‘stuff’.
Winners were awarded and preparations made for the coming year at Advantage Group’s latest business event.
The Briman Group are something of a family affair as this picture shows. The recent meeting, which BPMA director general Gordon Glenister attended, featured four father and sons who run businesses that extol the virtues of British manufacturing.
With two weeks to go, Merchandise World has announced that all exhibitor space has sold out, giving the visitors an exciting range of products to discover.
Mid Ocean Brands has stepped up its compliance best practices by making all product test reports, certificates and declarations of conformity (DoC) available online. The documents are downloadable from any product page, allowing customers to send them directly to their end users.
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This month sees the launch of the BPMA’s enhanced programme.
Impending data legislation is an opportunity to build consumer trust and get ahead of the competition, says Melissa Chevin.
A chat with Charles Alexander Distribution’s Managing Director, Paul Rowlett, about where he sees his company going.
A new BPMA clothing website promises to answer all the questions you were too embarrassed to ask, says Clive Allcot.
Promotional merchandise companies in the Netherlands are raising the bar on professionalism. Product Media found out more.
With exhibitions currently on suppliers’ minds, Andrew Hill ponders the pros and cons of these high-proﬁle marketing opportunities.
The Pen Warehouse has supported its local Rotary Club in providing children with a fun day out.
Distributor Outstanding Branding took on an 80s theme at its summer party which was held at the Theobalds Park Hotel, Cheshunt.
News reaches the BPMA of a worrying potential new scam. Chris Weeks, owner of sourcing company, A&R Direct was approached about an order, and takes up the story.
Promotional products are his (professional) life – and have been for 25 years. From 1st November, he will continue on this path for the PSI. Ralf Uwe Schneider, who currently serves as Senator GmbH’s vice president of sales and director of sales for Germany, Austria and Switzerland, will take over as the new head of of PSI Distributor Sales & Services on 1st November.