Promo Products

Is My Sales Tax Report Correct?
September 29, 2020 at 7:44 pm

A reader asks, “Is there a way to know if my sales tax report is correct?” Read today’s edition of “Ask the Accountant” for the answer…

How To Use Two Item Numbers in QuickBooks
September 15, 2020 at 7:58 pm

A reader asks, “I use two item numbers for my distributorship—one is the item number I assign internally and show the customer and the other is the supplier’s number. Can I use both in QuickBooks?” Read today’s edition of “Ask the Accountant” for the answer…

HPG Acquires Webb Company
September 15, 2020 at 5:09 pm

Boston-based supplier HPG has acquired Eagan, Minnesota-based supplier Webb Company in a deal finalized Aug. 31. The acquisition expands HPG’s reach into the fast-growing personal care segment of the North American promotional products industry...

'COVID-19 Promotional Products Industry Recovery Research: Volume 1, Number 2
September 14, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused an economic crisis that is unprecedented in scale and nature. NAPCO Research (NAPCO is the parent company of Print+Promo) & our sister brand Promo Marketing have dedicated their time and resources to create a new research program to inform print and promotional product distributors on the economic state of the industry.

4 Case Studies That Will Spark New Ideas for Creative Promotions
September 8, 2020 at 7:45 pm

The last few months have tested the resiliency of distributors. There have been new routines to follow, new obstacles to overcome and new products to learn. But, while campaign goals may have shifted, what hasn’t changed is the need for strong business partnerships. In fact, there’s even more opportunity to showcase the value of print and promo, and distributors are in a position to bring their clients’ ideas to life...

How Your Promo Business Can Be Truly Customer-Centric (and Why It Matters)
September 8, 2020 at 6:08 pm

The past year has been a blur, but a few things have never been more clear. The most significant impact a company can make is with their customers and their community. Now more than ever, communities have to band together. I want to tell you about a few new ways to take care...

Why Are Vendor Payments Going Into a Regular Expense Account?
September 1, 2020 at 8:50 pm

A reader asks, “When I record payments to suppliers, it’s going into a regular expense account called Cost of Goods Sold, but not into my Gross Profit calculation. Why is that?” Read today’s edition of “Ask the Accountant” for the answer…