Kaeser & Blair

The Perfect Pair?
August 1, 2012

Nobody is perfect and, undoubtedly, society misses the mark on a lot of things. But sometimes, American culture produces seemingly minor gems that turn out to be some of the greatest pairings in history—pairings that make us mutter, “Why didn’t I think of that?”

Questions From the Top
March 1, 2012

The best part about writing the introduction for the state of the industry of the promotional products sector this year? Not having to expend any more ink writing about the recession.

The Write Stuff
November 1, 2011

If you're like most people, your daily to-do list is long. Staff meetings. Sales presentations. Client orders. Production scheduling. Proof approvals. Follow-ups. You have to be organized to keep up with all the tasks.

Kaeser & Blair Chairman Richard Kaeser Passes Away at 82
August 30, 2011

Richard E. (Dick) Kaeser passed away Thursday, Aug. 11 at the age of 82. He is survived by his wife of 59 years Claire, daughter Christy Kaeser and son Kurt Kaeser. Dick was a decorated U.S. Army Officer who served during the Korean War.

Running the Good Race
March 1, 2011

If we were running a foot race in a stadium, we could at any point look behind us and then ahead to determine exactly where we were in 
the race. Since all runners are visible at the same time, we could even get a good fix on the competition. But when the race is cross-country, the only thing we know is the ground we have already covered and how the few other runners nearby are faring. The rest of the race is a mystery. Will we have a lot of uphill ground to cover? Will we have soft, smooth paths to run or many obstacles to navigate around? Even if we think we are ahead, will we have the stamina to win or will someone pass us along the way?

Snapshot for Tomorrow
December 1, 2010

The United States' financial situation has gotten so dire, President Obama recently called for the freezing of all federal salaries in an attempt to get a hold on the country's debt, which is expected to rise to $2.3 trillion by 2012.

Repeat Business
November 1, 2010

Dean Truitt, chief executive officer of Dayton, Ohio-based WorkflowOne, is not letting any industry obstacles stand in the way of his company's success. The proof is in the big list as WorkflowOne continues to hold the top position.

The Wheels Didn’t Fall Off
August 1, 2010

Regardless of when this economic downturn began or any definitive signal that it has ended, most people who are actively engaged in the promotional advertising/specialty industry still are rolling along, but perhaps at a bit slower speed. Both the short- and long-term forecast for the promotional advertising/specialty industry is pretty strong (or can be).