American Solutions for Business

American Solutions for Business Grows through Acquisition
November 18, 2014

American Solutions for Business (ASB), Glenwood, Minn., has acquired Nashville, Tennessee-based Branding U (BU). Primarily a promotional products company, BU has been in business for nearly eight years and works with approximately 75 clients. Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed.

The Numbers Game
November 1, 2014

Last month, Print+Promo checked in with industry suppliers as they struggled to find their sweet spot in the tepid economy. Their performance hinted at trouble with sales falling short compared to previous years. Would the distributors share the same fate? Not if 2014 numbers are any indication.

The Bigger Picture
November 1, 2014

Change can be challenging and scary. It certainly isn’t for the weak of heart. But, change can also be rewarding—this year’s top three distributors are proof. See what some of the industry’s biggest names had to say about slow responders, big thinkers and everything in between.

Allen-Bailey Tag & Label Expands Sales Team
May 13, 2014

Allen-Bailey Tag & Label Inc., Caledonia, N.Y., has added two new members to its sales team, Tom Kehoe and John Kilcoyne.

Kehoe has an extensive background in sales and business development. He spent many years at Kodak, and most recently worked in pharmaceutical sales.

American Solutions for Business Names Automotive Sales Director
February 25, 2014

American Solutions for Business (ASB), Glenwood, Minn., has promoted JP Shea to North American director of automotive sales. Prior to his 19 years in sales and recruiting at ASB, Shea spent 20 years in the automotive industry and has experience in sales, marketing and advertising.

Selling Social
October 1, 2013

Social-media marketing: Everybody's doing it. Well, not everybody, but close—93 percent of marketers, according to The Website Marketing Group.