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‘Knowing QuickBooks’ Isn’t Enough
September 19, 2017 at 1:14 pm

A reader asks, “I am interviewing a bookkeeper who is familiar with QuickBooks. Is that all I need to know?” Read today’s edition of “Ask the Accountant” for the answer…

Industry Veteran Adrienne Barker, MAS Joins FreePromoTips Team
September 5, 2017 at 6:46 pm

PPAI award-winning business resource FreePromoTips, a division of All American Marketing Group, has added industry veteran Adrienne Barker, MAS, to its team. Barker grew up in the promotional products business, and has more than 35 years of experience...

Geiger Acquires PromoManagers Inc.
August 29, 2017 at 5:43 pm

Geiger, Lewiston, Maine, has acquired selected assets of PromoManagers Inc., a web-based distributor located in Plymouth, Mass. The firm will operate as a division of Geiger under the name PromoManagers LLC a Division of Geiger...

How to Add Promotional Products to Your Print Business
August 22, 2017 at 7:37 pm

Change can be challenging, tricky and downright scary, but when it comes to the combo order sales cycle, nobody arguably is better positioned than a print business. Oftentimes, the printer is the initial point of contact when a business is thinking about doing advertising...

4imprint Announces 280 one by one Promotional Products Grants Awarded Q2 2017
August 8, 2017 at 7:50 pm

4imprint, Oshkosh, Wis., assisted 280 organizations through its one by one promotional product grants during the second quarter of 2017. The one by one charitable program by 4imprint endows two $500 in-kind promotional products grants each business day to help charitable organizations...

Trust Your Instincts
August 8, 2017 at 7:29 pm

A reader asks, “I called Intuit/QuickBooks support and was told something that I know is not the way we do business. How can that happen?" Read today’s edition of “Ask the Accountant” for the answer…

PPAI Announces 2018 Board Candidates
August 1, 2017 at 7:31 pm

Promotional Products Association International (PPAI), Irving, Texas, has announced the candidates for PPAI Board of Directors Class of 2022 election. One candidate from each category will be elected by the membership, and will begin their four-year board terms immediately following The PPAI Expo 2018. The PPAI board election will take place from Sept. 8 through Sept. 29, with results available in early October...

Staples in Talks to Sell Its Stores to Office Depot
August 1, 2017 at 6:29 pm

A merger between Staples and Office Depot may happen after all, at least according to a report from the New York Post. According to the report, Staples has been in talks to spin off its 1,500 retail stores to Office Depot. Neither Staples nor Office Depot commented on the story...

Inventory Versus Non-inventory Parts
July 25, 2017 at 8:06 pm

A reader asks, “In QuickBooks, do I set up my items as 'non-inventory part' or 'inventory part'"? Read today’s edition of “Ask the Accountant” for the answer…

Intuit Merchant Services Versus Bill&Pay
July 11, 2017 at 8:06 pm

A reader asks, “I want to be able to invoice and receive payments electronically from clients and have them entered automatically in QuickBooks. What are my options?” Read today’s edition of “Ask the Accountant” for the answer…

Save Time When Making Sales Tax Changes
June 27, 2017 at 7:47 pm

A reader asks, “I need to change sales tax settings for a large number of my customers. Do I need to go into each customer to make the changes?” Read today’s edition of “Ask the Accountant” for the answer…

The 2017 #Online18 Most Influential People in the Promotional Products Industry
June 20, 2017 at 6:58 pm

This is the fourth annual list of #Online18 most influential people in the promotional products industry. Each year, Geiger's Dale Denham tweaks the approach and attempt to identify at least one-third new influencers. This year, that was tougher than ever, as so many people on the 2016 list are still delivering great engagement…

Prime Line Launches Fidget Collection
June 20, 2017 at 3:45 pm

Prime Line, Bridgeport, Conn., has launched a fidget collection that includes a variety of PromoSpinners, as well as other fidget items, such as Rubik’s Cubes and Tangle puzzles. The company also released a new PromoSpinners video...

Pro Towels Announces Superior Decorating New Las Vegas Location
June 13, 2017 at 7:09 pm

The Pittsburgh-based Pro Towels family announced that Superior Decorating, Camarillo, Calif., is moving its Western U.S. location to a brand new facility in Las Vegas. Due to the growth of the company and the need to expand production, it is now moving to a more modern...

PPAI Announces 2018 Board Officers
June 6, 2017 at 7:17 pm

Promotional Products Association International (PPAI), Irving, Texas, announced its 2018 PPAI board of directors officers: Dale Denham, MAS+, chair; Brittany David, CAS, chair-elect; Danny Rosin, CAS, vice chair, financial services; and Mary Jo Tomasini, MAS, immediate past chair...