Paige Porio | March 22, 2015

Promat Service Ltd.

David Hackbart of Promat Service Ltd, in Winnipeg, Manitoba is a busy man. When the weather gets bad, the Promat team gets busy. In the mat business, winter is the time for all hands on deck. David had been working until 10PM the night before but he ...

calendars are the premier promotional products

Paige Porio | March 1, 2015

Calendars: Fact Or Fiction

No one uses calendars anymore! (Fiction) – Ask yourself “How many calendars do you currently have in your home & office?” Calendars are old and boring. (Fiction) – Let us show you why! Calendars will make you money now & for years to ...

chambray is a workwear option

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Fabric Spotlight: Chambray

Before the recent re-emergence of different denim styles amongst consumers, denim shirts, jackets, vests, and accessories disappeared from retail. But denim styles stayed widely available at wholesale during this time due to the increasing popularity...

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Are you wrongly interfering with potential customers?

In the industrial laundry business we value our customer contracts. Knowing our customers are obligated to five year agreements makes us feel secure. We appreciate that our customers are committed to us and are glad they are not being serviced by our...

rental laundry owners should research competitors

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Know Thy Enemy

“If you know your enemies and know yourself, you will not be imperiled in a hundred battles… if you do not know your enemies nor yourself, you will be imperiled in every single battle.” Sun Tzu, “The Art of War”, 6th century B.C. Sell...

upgrade your rental laundry website to google analytics

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Google Upgrades to Universal Analytics

If you are using Google Analytics on your website, you should stop what you are doing and read the rest of this article. Seriously. Here is the scoop…Google is upgrading to Universal Analytics and if you do not upgrade the code on your website you ...

rental laundries need alternatives

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Does Your Current Supplier Have A Proven Plan B?

Recently I was preparing to travel to Florida for a VIBM (“very important” business meeting) when all of a sudden a huge snow storm hit Pennsylvania, resulting in the cancellation of all flights. Upon learning my original flight was canceled due ...

washing uniforms at home could cost employers

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Clean-Uniform Policy May Lead to Additional Pay

Do any prospects in your market require that employees launder their own uniforms? That policy may eventually hit their wallets if a current case is decided in favor of the employee. This article from Fisher & Phillips attorney, Ted Boehm, highli...

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Promotional Products Alchemy

Imagine you are having a typical Tuesday. You talk to some clients on the phone, in email or in person, conduct some sales, have your typical meetings, etc. Then your boss or your best employee says, “I have a way to dramatically raise revenue, hel...