Eagle Dry Goods, Old Hickory, Tenn., and Dunbrooke, Independence, Mo., announced a long-term strategic alliance between the two companies. As of March 1, Dunbrooke is now responsible for all sales and distribution of Eagle Dry Goods and Tommy Bahama product in the promotional products industry.
Headquartered in Independence, Mo., Dunbrooke, a manufacturer of high-quality apparel, announced that Diane Leslie has joined the Dunbrooke team. In her new position, she is responsible for territories in Southern California, Southern Nevada and Hawaii in both the promotional products and the decorator markets.
As the industry matures, distributors look for new opportunities With advances in technology and the economic growth of small businesses, the future looks more than optimistic for the commercial print industry. "The forms industry is shrinking," said Chip Grayson, president of Systems Business Forms, Savannah, Ga., "and we need to concentrate on other areas, such as commercial print, to sustain profits." He added that there is high profit in print services and, with the proliferation of digital equipment to produce black-and-white and color printing, the demand for time-sensitive pieces has grown quickly. "Customers who are confident in your company worry less about price