Promo Products

Zagwear Acquires Arrow Promotional, Expanding Presence in US and UK Markets
May 17, 2022 at 12:44 pm

Zagwear, a branded merchandise agency headquartered in White Plains, New York, with offices across the globe, has acquired Arrow Promotional, a New York City and UK-based promotional merchandise company with a long list of top-tier clients. Financial terms were not disclosed...

QUINN Grows In-House Art Team
May 17, 2022 at 12:36 pm

QUINN, the supplier based in Hanover, Pennsylvania, announced that it has added Angie Kaltreider and Sandra Belk. The two talented artists will help Quinn meet domestic custom orders without having to outsource art needs. Both designers also stated which “super” skills they desired to use...

Why Integrate QuickBooks With SAGE?
May 16, 2022 at 9:20 pm

A reader asks, “I see that QuickBooks integrates with SAGE Online. What are the benefits of doing this?” Read today’s edition of “Ask the Accountant” for the answer...

HALO Branded Solutions Acquires BrandVia
May 8, 2022 at 8:40 pm

HALO Branded Solutions, Sterling, Illinois, announced the acquisition of BrandVia, San Jose, California. "BrandVia plays a key role in building the brands of an elite list of major technology clients, including Salesforce, Adobe, LinkedIn, PayPal and Nvidia," said HALO CEO Marc Simon. "They have built a strong reputation based...

American Solutions for Business Completes Full Integration with OrderMyGear
May 8, 2022 at 8:36 pm

American Solutions for Business (ASB), Glenwood, Minnesota, has completed its full integration with e-commerce partner, OrderMyGear (OMG), Dallas. This integration positions ASB to offer customers a quick and simple solution for credit card and gift card online stores. “ASB’s success has always been based on valuing strong relationships,” said Miriah Cassidy, vice president of sales support for ASB...

Stran & Company Adds Nancy Shaffer and Jamie Hoelscher to Key Management Roles
May 8, 2022 at 7:58 pm

Stran & Company, Quincy, Massachusetts, announced that promotional products industry veterans Nancy Shaffer and Jamie Hoelscher have joined the management team in the roles of director of client services, and director of merchandising and vendor relations, respectively. Shaffer will be tasked with reorganizing Stran's client services and sales support operations, including...

Past and Future: 7 Promo Lessons From a Departing Industry Veteran
May 3, 2022 at 2:01 am

Change is always a good thing, but it’s also a really hard thing. Making the decision to leave my role as chief development officer at industry top 10 supplier HPG was one of the hardest business decisions, if not the hardest one, I’ve ever had to make. But it was time. I’ve spent one third of my life dedicated to the promotional products industry...

iPROMOTEu Announces Laura High as New Vice President of Marketing
May 3, 2022 at 12:44 am

iPROMOTEu, Wayland, Massachusetts, has hired Laura High as vice president of marketing. High will be responsible for leading iPROMOTEu’s marketing team and overall marketing strategy to enhance the affiliate experience with a robust plan to drive sales, including multi-touch digital campaigns and related tools...

HDS Announces Partnership With Pittsburgh Steelers
May 3, 2022 at 12:28 am

HDS, Pittsburgh, has agreed to a multi-year strategic branding partnership with the Pittsburgh Steelers. The top 50 branding agency will provide the Steelers and their sponsors NFL-licensed co-branded promotional merchandise and apparel. As part of the partnership, HDS will work closely with the Steelers to provide...

How Can I Use QuickBooks Premier While Out of the Office?
May 2, 2022 at 8:24 pm

A reader asks, “I like QuickBooks Premier, but I would like to be able to use it when out of the office. Is there a way to do that?” Read today’s edition of “Ask the Accountant” for the answer...