Entries by Paige Porio

How To Control Rental Merchandise

Merchandise Control is such a huge area of any processing plant… from choosing the right textile, to processing it correctly, to getting it back after delivery. Any of these three areas can make or break a laundry, whether you service inside or outside Customers! Step 1: Choosing the right textile for the application… getting the […]

BIC Graphic NA Alleviates Tariff Concerns with the Industry’s Largest Assortment of Items Made, Printed or Assembled in the USA

BIC Graphic Blog BIC Graphic North America has launched a variety of promotions to help alleviate budget challenges end users may be feeling as a result of tariff increases. The promotional supplier offers the industry’s largest selection of items made, printed or assembled in the USA with more than 1,000 products across 12 categories. This […]

Tough Duck Interview with Kirk Wilson

Listen to the Interview: Links mentioned in this interview: Tough Duck Website Tough Duck (Richlu) catalog Media Center (password: toughduck) Contact Tough Duck: Phone: (800) 665-3369 Email: sales@richlu.com Interview Transcript: Universal Unilink: Welcome to our Supplier Spotlight interview with Tough Duck. We have on the line Kirk Wilson, Vice President of Sales and Marketing with […]

The Firm Interview with Charles Franklin

  Listen to the interview: Links mentioned in this interview: The Firm website Interview Transcript Universal Unilink Welcome to our Supplier Spotlight interview. I have Charles Franklin of The Firm on the line. Let’s get started. Charles, tell us, in a sentence, what benefit do you bring to Universal Unilink members? Charles Franklin Sure. Thanks […]

Gemline Names New President; Isaacson Promoted to CEO

from ASI Counselor PromoGram Top 40 supplier Gemline (asi/56070) has announced the appointment of Frank Carpenito, a veteran consumer products executive, to president of the company. In addition, Jonathan Isaacson has been promoted to chairman and CEO and Saadia Bryant has been promoted to vice president of marketing, product and design. A board member at […]

What is it About Ball Caps?

Everywhere you look, there are baseball caps – on the Red Carpet and runway, on the avenues of New York City and the dirt roads of Sugar Tit, South Carolina, on the heads of heads of State and in the mouths of babes.  Baseball style caps are the great equalizer, loved by Americans like no […]

Should We Hold, Sell or Consolidate Ownership of the Family Business? Navigating the Discussion and Decision Process

By Michael Fassler and Greg Greenleaf from The Family Business Consulting Group The long-term vision of multi-generational continuity of the family’s business is a common topic among our client families. Inevitably, the challenging discussion around “Should we hold, sell or consolidate ownership of the family business?” comes up among family members. What defines success is […]

BIC Graphic NA and Cap America Enter Strategic Partnership

BIC Graphic NA is pleased to announce a new partnership with Cap America. Through this strategic partnership, BIC Graphic NA will offer an assortment of 11 best-selling Cap America styles beginning August 1st, 2019. Cap America is widely recognized as the leader in promotional headwear, and this new collaboration between the two industry-leading suppliers will […]