Management

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...

Accounting Support Tips for Starting Your Own Business
July 9, 2019 at 7:12 pm

A reader asks, “I have been working for a distributor for a few years, but I am thinking of leaving them and starting out on my own. What steps should I take?” Read today’s edition of “Ask the Accountant” for the answer…

Executive Perspectives: Julian Marsh, director of commercial printing for District Photo Inc.
July 2, 2019 at 4:53 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 Julian Marsh, director of commercial printing for District Photo Inc., Beltsville, Md. Here, he talks about new initiatives, shares his passion for spreadsheets and explains why print will always be home...

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...

Executive Perspectives: Nathan Goldberg, president of Specialized Office Systems Inc.
May 21, 2019 at 8:20 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 Nathan Goldberg, president of Specialized Office Systems Inc., Phoenix; and president of the board of directors for PSDA, Chicago. Here, he advocates for continuing education, talks about the need for efficiency and explains why he’s not interested in excuses...

Now's the Time
May 7, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Throughout my life, I’ve always been proud of my ability to multitask, a skill that has been invaluable as a chief editor. After all, time is our most precious resource. When it is managed poorly, chaos ensues. So, real talk? Overseeing a...

Executive Perspectives: Lance Luka, president and owner for Ignite Graphics
April 30, 2019 at 6:47 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 Lance Luka, president and owner of Ignite Graphics, Elmhurst, Ill. Here, he details his professional journey, talks about what motivates his work and explains why he’s ultimately betting on print...

Day-In-The-Life Series: Tom Goos, an Executive at the Top of His Promo Game
April 9, 2019 at 7:26 pm

We operate in a business climate where everything is needed yesterday and executives are expected to anticipate the challenges of tomorrow—yet, they make it look so easy. Ever wonder how they do it? Print+Promo’s “Day-In-The-Life” series gives a glimpse into the day-to-day experiences of print and promotional product industry professionals...

Executive Perspectives: Rustin Luedtke, vice president of sales and marketing for Label Works and FolderWorks
March 19, 2019 at 8:37 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 Rustin Luedtke, vice president of sales and marketing for Label Works and FolderWorks, North Mankato, Minn. Here, he talks about the inspiration for a new product line, explains why he hates complacency and reveals how he ultimately left his “Animal House” lifestyle behind...