Management

2019 Top 50 Distributors: Proforma CEO Vera Muzzillo on Leading Through Technology
December 3, 2019 at 7:43 pm

In business, the thinking has long been, “If you build it, they will come.” But mindsets are shifting as executives learn the proverbial “they” don’t come automatically. For those lucky enough to spark consumer interest with a new product release or technology investment, the work doesn’t stop there...

Executive Perspectives: Richard Ghelerter, president of Apex Color
October 1, 2019 at 6:40 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 Richard Ghelerter, president of Apex Color, Jacksonville, Fla. Here, he addresses the industry’s shortage of skilled workers, discusses the domino effect of raw material inflation and reveals the star of his commercial print division...

Executive Perspectives: Howard Schwartz, founder and CEO of HDS Marketing Inc.
September 10, 2019 at 8:15 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 Howard Schwartz, founder and CEO of HDS Marketing Inc., Pittsburgh. Here, he explains how key chains influenced his career path, discusses staying above the technology curve and issues a warning to Kevin Bacon...

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...