Surviving in a Vistaprint World
January 16, 2018 at 9:40 pm

The industry is changing all the time, but you knew that, of course. As e-commerce and one-stop shops like Vistaprint, CustomInk and the like become more popular and widely used, providing service directly to customers, traditional distributors and suppliers need to learn how to adapt to survive...

Printing Drop-shipper Pays Big for a Better URL—Was It Worth It?
February 21, 2017 at 4:57 pm

What’s in a name? Only the future of your company. Just ask Printful Inc., a drop-ship printer of T-shirts, pillows, mugs and other customizable products. The Los Angeles-based retailer, which also handles fulfillment and shipping for thousands of online stores, had been using “ThePrintful.com” as its primary URL. Why not go with...

Zoo Printing Expands Footprint
August 2, 2016 at 6:05 pm

Zoo Printing, Bell, Calif., has expanded its services to its growing customer base in the Greater Louisville area. This expansion enables the wholesale trade printer to offer free local delivery to three states, six major cities and surrounding areas, including...

The Amazon Effect
May 23, 2016 at 7:40 pm

When was the last time you purchased something online? No longer is it a question of, “Have you ever purchased something online?” but, “How often do you purchase items online?” (We’re pleading the fifth on that answer.) The convenience of easy online ordering has attracted many. According to Statista, the number of users in the e-commerce market is expected to grow from 163.5 million in 2015, to 170.4 million in 2016, to 189.4 million in 2020...

Navitor Announces New Online Pricing
March 8, 2016 at 7:06 pm

Navitor, North Mankato, Minn., announced the introduction of new, lower prices through its online ordering tool. “The economy is a challenge both for print vendors, like Navitor, and the print resellers we do business with, and Navitor has faced this challenging economy...

Sounding Off on Online Print
April 1, 2015

According to PrintIsBig.com, by 2017, half of all print orders will be placed online through print service providers' websites, up from 30 percent last year and 18 percent in 2011. Print customers are looking to buy labels, packaging, tags and forms the same way they buy everything else—online.

New Apps for Print Providers Change the Printing Industry
January 27, 2015

The percentage of businesses that are offering apps as their main point of sale and product catalog has grown tremendously during 2013-2014. The biggest growth can be seen in the food and supermarket industries, and recently we are experiencing the same growth in other markets such as insurance, electronics, entertainment and also in the printing and advertising market.

E-commerce Made Easy
April 1, 2014

The digital print market is expected to grow from $131.5 billion in 2013 to $187.5 billion in 2018, according to dazeinfo.com.