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What Makes Gen Z Tick?

3 days ago

It’s 2020, and Generation Z is growing up. The generation includes people born between 1995 and the 2010s, putting the group’s eldest squarely in their mid-twenties. Chances are that you m...

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Case Study: Wheelie Important Paperwork

Apr 12

Market: Automotive Objective: A motorcycle dealership wanted professional, branded document pouches to hold important paperwork for new customers to take home after their motorcycle purchase. They ...

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Satisfy Your Customers’ Cravings With These 6 Sweet Treats

Apr 05

Chocolate and candy can make everyone smile! From fudge and chocolate-covered almonds to saltwater taffy and sour gummies, there are thousands of options for you to send to customers! Here are 6 of o...

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Case Study: Zip It Up

Mar 28

Description: Hit Sports Pack with Front Zipper Industry: Broadcast Media/Telecommunication What it was purchased for: A cellular provider needed giveaways for an event at a major university. How it ...

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Case Study: A Getaway Promotion

Mar 21

A resort wanted to make sure guests felt safe as they reopened after COVID-19 stay-at-home orders were lifted. At check-in, they chose to provide each guest with a Fold-Up Cinch Corner Tote to keep ...

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6 Products Perfect for Pampering Mom on Mother's Day

Mar 14

Add your branding to these products and pamper moms everywhere on Mother’s Day with these promo products essential for rest, relaxation and promoting your brand! 1. Wooden Reed Diffuser ...

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6 Products to Make Flu Season a Little Easier

Mar 07

As the weather turns cooler and the leaves change color, cold and flu season begins to rear its ugly head. Cold and flu season typically starts in the fall and peaks in January and February, and this ...

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6 High-Tech Promotional Products

Feb 28

It seems like there are new cutting-edge gadgets coming to market every day. It’s getting hard to keep up with what is really going to make your life easier and what’s just hype. We&rsquo...

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Case Study: Employee Appreciation Gift

Feb 21

A company with many sales representatives needed an item for their top sales performers. Since their sales staff has both men and women, they needed an item that could be used by either gender. They c...

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Take it To-Go: 8 Restaurant Takeout Essentials

Feb 13

The way restaurant patrons experience dining out has changed immensely since coronavirus cases have begun popping up in the U.S. Restaurants that were once packed to the brim with happy diners are now...

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Case Study: Bake in Business

Feb 06

Description: Set of 4 Measuring Cups Industry: Hospitality / Tourism What it was purchased for: A casino in the Milwaukee area wanted to spice up a "normal giveaway" with a theme. They had come to t...

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Case Study: Fun in the Sun

Jan 30

Product: Two-Tone Malibu Sunglasses Industry: Sports What it was purchased for: A major sports team was having difficulty keeping attendance up at weeknight games. They came up with the idea of doin...

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Case Study: Getting Bent out of Shape for More Business

Jan 23

Product: Gel Stress Toy Client: Health Food Store What it was purchased for: As a gift to reward customers for spending over a certain amount. Why it worked: The gel stress toy which, unlike the fo...

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Lanyards: Everything You Need to Know

Jan 16

When it's time to choose the perfect lanyard for your company or organization, you may not be aware of all the things to consider when purchasing your new supplies. Lanyards come in many different sty...

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5 Quick Pick-Me-Ups You Can Send Your Employees at Home Right Now

Jan 09

Show your staff some much needed appreciation while they work from home with these inexpensive and mailable products. While many people are getting used to the “new normal” of working fro...

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Case Study: Raise Your Glass!

Jan 02

Objective A local brewery wanted an eye-catching promotional item to place on tables that would boost their alcohol sales and highlight their weekly specials while encouraging enrollment for their ta...

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6 Fun Products for Keeping Kids Occupied at Home

Dec 25, 2020

Since the coronavirus outbreak has forced many schools and daycares to close, millions of children are experiencing a major disruption in their daily lives. Parents working from home may be struggling...

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School's in Session: 7 Essential Supplies for Students

Dec 18, 2020

Students are back in the classroom and parents are scrambling to purchase all of the necessary supplies on each teacher’s checklist. From three different types of pencils, calculators, and folde...

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Case Study: Bringing Back the Fanny Pack

Dec 11, 2020

Market: Entertainment Product Use: Gift With Purchase Promotion: A major theme park chose the Safeguard Security Waist Belt as a gift with purchase for customers who bought season passes. The wais...

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Give Your School Clubs a Boost With These Promotional Products

Dec 03, 2020

School clubs are an essential part of student life, and we’ve got the essential pieces you need to make the clubs a big success. These are promotional products that you can use for both to help ...

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Case Study: Don't Bottle It Up

Nov 26, 2020

An oil & gas company was building employee gift packages that would appeal to their entire workforce during the COVID-19 public health crisis. With employees working both at home and continuing to wor...

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Case Study: These Calendars Aren't Week

Nov 18, 2020

Objective: A local bank wanted a way to thank their new customers with a promotional gift item that would have a high-perceived value. Product: Beach Trifold Calendar Personalization: The bank inc...

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Game On: 10 Promo Product Games We Love!

Nov 11, 2020

From traditional favorites to new and trendy games, you can put your brand at the center of the fun whether it is at a tailgate, a special party or event, or just around the office. Bean Bag Toss Ga...

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Case Study: Keep it Cooler

Nov 04, 2020

Description: Dual Compartment Cooler Bag Industry: Corporate / Fortune 500 What it was purchased for: An annual company picnic for employees and their families. Each year they give their e...

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Case Study: Let the Games Begin!

Oct 27, 2020

Product: Custom Malibu Sunglasses Industry: Automotive/Banking What it was purchased for: A car company wanted to find a product that would promote their brand at a local college BCS Bowl Games. Ho...

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Case Study: A Spoon-taneous Promotion

Oct 20, 2020

Description: Spoon Mug Industry: Advertising What it was purchased for: A major coupon distributor was looking for a thank you to give out to advertisers. How it was distributed: The spoon mugs w...

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Your Guide to Promo Hats

Oct 13, 2020

A hat is a hat, right? With so many different styles available, it’s easy to get confused. With this quick guide to promotional headwear, you’ll learn the differences between the various s...

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Case Study: Boosting Trade Show Booth Traffic

Oct 06, 2020

The “Golden Lanyard” to Boosting Trade Show Booth Traffic Organization: Health Care Organization Product Featured: Cotton Water Bottle Strap Goal of Promotion: Driving Traffic ...

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6 Purr-fect Products for Keeping Pets Occupied at Home

Sep 28, 2020

Pet owners who have been working from home over the past few months have had their hands full. Juggling work along with dogs or cats requires attention, and many pets have likely adjusted to having th...

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Case Study: A Cheese-y Promotion

Sep 21, 2020

Objective: A restaurant was looking for a unique way to deliver custom printed coupons to their guests to attract more repeat business. Product: Coupon Gatefold Photo Folder Personalization: Rest...

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6 Things You're Missing out on by Not Using Promotional Products

Sep 14, 2020

Promotional products aren't just for niche industry operations. Whether you are a small organization looking to grow your business, or an established company wanting to reach a new market, a product b...

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Case Study: A

Sep 06, 2020

Organization Tanning Salon Product Featured Polyester Lanyard Goal of Promotion To create new clients for salon Description of Case History A tanning salon wanted a creative way to give out a...

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How to Manage the Workload of a Leader

Aug 30, 2020

We all have a superstar in the office. They’re the ones who get all their work done before the deadline, befriend everyone in the office, manage an entire team, and still make it to the gym ever...

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6 Promotional Products to Fit Your Budget

Aug 23, 2020

Branding: it’s something that every company needs but there can be a common misconception that you need a large budget to get started. That’s not the case! Branding and promoting your comp...

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10 Promotional Products for Healthy Living

Aug 16, 2020

We all strive to be our best selves, but sometimes it’s easier said than done. We can all make excuses to make unhealthy choices. Your niece has a birthday and it would seem rude to turn down th...

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6 Purr-fect Promo Products for Cat Lovers

Aug 09, 2020

Everyone knows that dogs are man’s best friend, but did you know that cats have been living alongside humans as companions since at least 7500 BC? In 2017, cats were one of the most popular pets...

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5 Corporate Gifts Your Clients Will Love

Aug 01, 2020

Corporate gifts are a great way to thank your clients for keeping you in business. When done right, they can also function as employee rewards/incentives. Here are a few of our favorite promotional pr...

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Sustainability & Environmental Responsibility: Why it Matters

Jul 25, 2020

As the reality of our planet’s changing climate is becoming more and more apparent, being committed to sustainability has become a business imperative in the eyes of consumers. According to a 20...

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Case Study: Keeping Colds at Bay, One Spritz at a Time

Jul 18, 2020

Keeping Colds at Bay, One Spritz at a Time Organization High School Product Featured Spray Hand Sanitizer Goal of Promotion To promote good health for the winter season Description of Case H...

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5 Healthy Tips for Business Trips

Jul 11, 2020

So, you’re traveling for work again. There are only 365 days in the year, can you recall how many days you’ve been on the road? It doesn’t matter if you are traveling internationall...

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Case Study: It's Raining Cats and Dogs

Jul 03, 2020

Item: Puppies & Kittens Mini Appointment Calendar Client: Pet Food Manufacturer Purpose: Increase pet food sales through goodwill campaign A pet food manufacturer partnered with a nationwide pet...

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6 Promotional Products That Put the “Fun” in Fundraiser

Jun 26, 2020

Promotional products can help your fundraising event get donors in the giving spirit and maximize the amount of money you raise for charity. These 6 products for fundraisers show off your charitable c...

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How to Put Together an Onboarding Kit

Jun 19, 2020

Employee engagement starts the second a new employee walks in the door, so it’s important for companies to make a good impression on their first day! The onboarding process shouldn’t just ...

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Business Travel: How COVID-19 Changes Everything

Jun 12, 2020

“Business as usual.” The common phrase people use when everything resets and goes back to a normal routine. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the safety of employees as the number ...

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Case Study: A Gift to Build a Dream On

Jun 05, 2020

Description: Medium Pillow Box Industry: Healthcare Personalization The pillow box was modeled after designs used at a charity golf tournament benefitting the hospital. Because children at the h...

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Case Study: Guess the Flavor Lip Balm

May 28, 2020

Guess the Flavor Lip Balm Organization Health Insurance Organization Product Featured Lip Balm & Lip Balm Sleeve Goal of Promotion Generating positive reinforcement with sales reps De...

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Generation Z vs. Millennials: What’s the Difference?

May 21, 2020

We’re all familiar with the stereotypes that characterize the millennial generation- avocado toast, “killing” chain restaurants, and being social media obsessed. But what actually de...

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Advice for Getting the Most Out of a Business Trip

May 14, 2020

Traveling for business can be a hectic experience if you approach your upcoming trip without any preparation. As with everything else in the world, there is an art to getting the most out of business ...

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5 Ways to Be Healthier in 2 Minutes or Less

May 07, 2020

Most people would agree that improving their health is important to them. But when it comes to making big life changes to accommodate a healthier lifestyle, who has the time? While we may not always b...

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3 Simple Ways to Boost Your Mood Right Now

Apr 30, 2020

Do you ever get a case of the Mondays…on a Thursday? We all get down sometimes, but that doesn’t mean we need to stay there. Whether someone said something that upset you, you’re st...

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Case Study: Attract New Customers

Apr 23, 2020

As part of their new corporate wellness program, the company wanted to stress the importance of healthy nutrition to its employees. Along with literature, discount memberships at a local health club a...

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How to Protect Your Business From Hackers

Apr 16, 2020

Business owners have a lot to lose in the event of an unfortunate data breach. From intellectual property to customer lists to bank account numbers, hackers have their eyes set on the most invaluable ...

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8 Promo Products That Will Kick Start Your Goals

Apr 08, 2020

We all want to live healthier, sleep deeper, and work better. These motivational promotional products will help kickstart goals and increase your brand visibility! Exercise Band Let's get physical...

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6 Things You Need on Your Desk

Apr 01, 2020

Most of us spend as much time at our desks as we do in our homes. If that’s the case, we should all put some time and effort into making sure our workspace is as happy and motivating as possible...

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You Can Bank on These 7 Promotional Products

Mar 24, 2020

Finance-themed promotional products are a great marketing investment and help increase brand awareness and customer loyalty. These seven products can be used as financial seminar gifts, banking giveaw...

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5 Promotional Products That Will Have Your Clients Dreaming

Mar 17, 2020

There are a lot of branding opportunities that go unnoticed in a world of t-shirts and coffee mugs. In fact, there’s an entire industry that spends every waking hour thinking of ways to help you...

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5 Easy Ways to Achieve a Positive Outlook

Mar 10, 2020

One of the most powerful things you can do to set yourself up for success is practice the art of positive thinking. It's easy to let the struggles of everyday life control your attitude. But by practi...

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Case Study: What Does Your Phone Stand For?

Mar 03, 2020

Product: Phone Stand Industry: Financial What it was purchased for: A local financial institution needed a giveaway item for current and potential clients. It had to be useful to keep their name in ...

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10 Tweetable Quotes for Motivation

Feb 25, 2020

People love quotes. That’s probably why 30% of retweets on Twitter are quote-related. You can tap into that trend by posting engaging and entertaining quotes on your company’s account. How...

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6 Promotional Products That Put Safety First

Feb 17, 2020

Whether it’s on a construction site, warehouse, or a laboratory, it’s always important to help your workers stay safe. Encourage your employees to make safe choices all year long with thes...

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Your Graphic & Web Design Cheat Sheet

Feb 10, 2020

The world of graphic and web design is complicated and there is a lot of terminology out there to learn. To help you out, we’ve put together a cheat sheet with answers to some of the top graphic...

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8 Paw-some Promotional Products for Dogs and Dog Lovers

Feb 03, 2020

Whether you work with animals or want to show that your business is pet-friendly, there are plenty of products that will win over every dog breed! Here are 8 of our favorite pet products. Collapsi...

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Case Study: Lunchtime Loot

Jan 27, 2020

A restaurant supply company was planning its annual company picnic for employees and their families. Every year, the company gives employees a nice gift in the $10 range. This year, the company chose ...

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Case Study: Keep Warm Buddy Set

Jan 20, 2020

Description: Keep Warm Buddy Set Industry: Education What it was purchased for: A local school was looking for a fundraiser item to help older kids raise money for an overnight camping trip. They ch...

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Case Study: Do the Wave

Jan 12, 2020

Market: School Objective: A school’s athletic program was struggling to pay for recurring expenses. Game attendance had dropped over the previous year, and alumni attendance was weak. The...

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Case Study: Stick to the Schedule

Jan 05, 2020

Industry: Hospitality Personalization: A small sandwich shop wanted to increase their business during lunch hour. Their target market was people who worked near their restaurant. Method of Distribut...

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How Promo Products Can Make a Lasting Impression

Dec 29, 2019

How would you describe your company in 30 seconds? This common sales technique is known as an elevator pitch, and the goal is to captivate the attention of your potential clients and explain how you...

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Case Study: Financial Industry

Dec 22, 2019

Products Javalina® Classic Pen Industry Financial Application Direct Mail A local bank wanted to increase awareness of its low mortgage rates and decided to do a direct mailing t...

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Branding 101: Let’s Talk Logos

Dec 15, 2019

A logo is often a company’s first impression and it can impact a customer’s perception, purchase decisions and overall attitude toward your company. A logo is a symbol or graphic element t...

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6 Snap-Worthy Products for Every Photographer

Dec 07, 2019

Do you know what bokeh means? Aperture? That’s ok if you don’t, but many of your clients may know these terms if they are avid photographers! Whether they enjoy taking a flat lay shot of t...

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Case Study: It’s a Date!

Nov 30, 2019

Description: Desk Calendar Industry: Insurance What it was purchased for: A local insurance agent wanted a way to connect with customers, and capture new leads, with a useful promotional item that w...

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7 Promo Products That Will Get the Party Started

Nov 23, 2019

Do you remember the birthday parties you went to when you were a kid? And the party favors you received at the end of the festivities? Sometimes, those parting gifts were the highlight of the party. B...

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7 Camping Promotional Products for the Great Outdoors

Nov 15, 2019

Whether you’re looking to relax and recharge or seeking adventure, getting out into nature provides everyone some peace and quiet from our regular lives. Help your customers enjoy the great o...

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Case Study: It Takes a Village

Nov 08, 2019

Objective A village needed an easy way to let residents know when there were issues with their water meters. They wanted a faster method of communication than mailing letters, and something m...

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Here Are Our Votes For The Best Political Promotional Product Staples

Nov 01, 2019

Whether you are right or left, red or blue, or somewhere in the middle, if you’re in need of political promotional product staples, we've got some great candidates for you! Yard Signs ...

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Case Study: Where Has Your Pen Been?

Oct 25, 2019

Products Javalina Splash® Pen Industry Technology Application Contest An internet company created a branded website for a promotion called “Where has your pen been?” ...

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7 Retro Products That Will Turn Back Time

Oct 18, 2019

Do you ever have that moment when you look at something and you get an overwhelming surge of nostalgia? Everyone loves a good throwback, especially when it's a cool, vintage product. Below are seven r...

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6 Ways to Get More Done Every Day

Oct 10, 2019

From the moment you get to work in the morning, you’re probably planning all the things you intend to get done. By the time you head home, you may wonder how the day got away from you! We’...

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9 Useful Apps for Sales & Marketing Professionals

Oct 03, 2019

Your phone’s ringing off the hook. You’ve got three meetings back to back. Emails are piling up in your inbox. And when you have a moment to book your next business trip, you wonder how yo...

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Case Study: Wave Hello to Promotions

Sep 26, 2019

Description: Custom Wave Cap Industry: Automotive What it was purchased for: The client was looking for a signature cap that would be unique, high-quality, and something that the recipient w...

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Case Study: Don't Run from this Promo!

Sep 26, 2019

Description: Running Belt Fanny Pack Industry: Sports / Fitness What it was purchased for: A nationwide gym chain was looking for an item to give away with the purchase of yearly membership...

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