Distributor News

Executive Perspectives: Bob Burdette, president of Multi Business Systems
July 16, 2019 at 8:00 pm

As part of Print+Promo’s ongoing feature, Executive Perspectives, we get to know leading professionals in the print and promotional industry. This month, we interviewed Bob Burdette, president of Multi Business Systems, Bakersfield, Calif. Here, he highlights the benefits of community, advocates for lifelong learning and shares his philosophy for growth during recessionary periods...

Growing Your Business: Advice From Two Fast-Growing Promo Distributors
July 16, 2019 at 6:44 pm

As part of Promo Marketing's 2019 Top Distributors list, it took a look at some of the industry’s fastest-growing promo distributors. Winbrook, a $22 million print company based in Billerica, Mass., was one of them, 
increasing its promotional products sales 42.86 percent from $3.5 million in 2017 to $5 million last year...

5 Ways to Give Your Print Business a Promotional Makeover
July 9, 2019 at 7:13 pm

Just as times are changing and technology is evolving, businesses, in particular, have to recognize when to revisit their current strategy. It’s no secret that print has suffered a few blows in recent years, and many companies are turning to other sources to make up for lost revenue...

Print's Age Problem: Here’s why your business needs to pivot its attention to millennial talent
June 18, 2019 at 7:56 pm

Millennials get a bad reputation. They can’t buy houses because they’re eating Himalayan sea salt avocado toast with $7 oat milk lattes. They ruin concerts for everyone because they can’t put their smartphones down. And, they’ll sport Nirvana T-shirts without being able to name three of the band’s songs. But they’re entering the workforce in droves...

Proforma Celebrates 1,000 Users on New Business Management System
June 18, 2019 at 7:02 pm

Proforma’s senior leadership team recently met with the Proforma Owner Advisory Council Technology Committee to celebrate exceeding 1,000 users on its new ProVision Business Management System. Proforma’s Owner Advisory Council (OAC) consists of peer-elected Proforma members from across North America...

Are You Selling to the Financial Vertical? Try Pitching Hot Sauce
June 11, 2019 at 7:58 pm

A large U.S.-based financial firm was preparing for a national monthly conference call for its 5,000+ network of brokers. In a pre-meeting reviewing business issues, the marketing team pointed out a fairly significant issue: participation rates for the call were low...

Here’s What You Missed at Print+Promo’s First Distributor Connect of 2019
May 28, 2019 at 7:58 pm

Print+Promo, the Philadelphia-based leading source of business strategies for distributor sales professionals, recently kicked off its sixth year of Distributor Connect meetings in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. For this event, which ran May 15 through 17, attendees traveled to the beautiful Solé Miami, where they were treated to scenic ocean views and, more importantly, ample business opportunities...