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LSC Communications Reveals Plans to Close Three Magazine and Catalog Printing Plants
January 21, 2020 at 6:24 pm

Citing a drop in publisher demand for print publication titles and significant structural changes impacting the industry, Chicago-based LSC Communications filed a Form 8-K with the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) on Jan. 14 announcing it will close its manufacturing facilities in Strasburg, Va.; Glasgow, Ky.; and Mattoon, Ill...

5 Sales Tips to Start Your Year Off Right
January 21, 2020 at 7:15 pm

At the start of every January—and now the beginning of a decade—many of us welcome a new year with updated resolutions and goals to reach. For some, that may mean getting in shape, eating healthier and saving money; for others, that may involve shifting their business routines to meet new sales goals...

Executive Perspectives: John Shanley, president of Labels West Inc.
January 21, 2020 at 7:46 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 John Shanley, president of Labels West Inc., Woodinville, Wash. Here, he explains the importance of human connection, sheds light on his decision-making process and advocates for the purchase of high-end wine...

Russ Dantu's Tips for Alleviating Customer Pain Points
January 21, 2020 at 7:56 pm

In his presentation "Eliminate the Ow! For Customers," customer service expert Russ Dantu, owner of Synergy Solutions, guided distributors through hands-on exercises to eliminate pain points from their sales process and make their business more attractive to prospective customers...

Continental Plastic Card and Biz-Mag Become Continental BizMag
January 14, 2020 at 8:04 pm

Representatives from Continental Plastic Card and Biz-Mag announced this week that the two companies have merged, resulting in Continental BizMag. Biz-Mag, specializing in high-quality magnet printing, was originally acquired by Continental Plastic Card in April 2019, but...

How to Drink in Success Through the Beverage Labels Niche
January 14, 2020 at 9:28 pm

Now that the new year has found people striving to make good on various resolutions, we cannot overlook the desire among businesses to enforce some different practices, too. While many might see changing a calendar as only a symbolic move to make, others truly consider it a chance to boost their well-being, and we could argue that companies have the most to gain...

Facilisgroup Appoints Ashley McCune as President
January 14, 2020 at 8:10 pm

Facilisgroup, St. Louis, announced the appointment of Ashley McCune as president. McCune will assume leadership of the company as founder Dan Rochette and chief business development officer Martin Weber officially retire...

The Ampersand Group Launches New Industry Buying Group
January 7, 2020 at 7:42 pm

The Ampersand Group, a network of more than 60 entrepreneurial business owners, is inviting all independent distributors and vendor partners to join its new buying group, The Power of One Group...

Postmaster General Agrees to Delay Retirement
January 7, 2020 at 7:50 pm

The governors of the U.S. Postal Service are conducting a thorough, nationwide search for a successor to Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan, who announced her intent to retire effective Jan. 31, 2020. To facilitate the search and...