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Jazz & Outdoor Festivals

As temperatures rise in the spring, people around the country enjoy celebrating the return outdoors at concerts and festivals, big and small. We are seeing trends in rich colors, textured fabrics and bold prints! Whether you are selling direct to the consumer or providing for your business, we have some great ideas for you!

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Return of the Pack

Fashion is trending back to 1990’s nostalgia and hot on that trend-venture is the FANNY PACK! At the PPAI show in Vegas this January the Fanny Pack, or Waist Belt (if you prefer) was totes the rage. This little accessory has been given credit for reviving the ever-declining accessory industry starting in 2018.

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#32 in the Top 50! We’ll Take It!

We are honored to be selected as #32 on Print + Promo Magazine’s Top 50 Distributors list! We have an amazing team who make it all happen and unbelievable customers who trust us with their brand.

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Navigating Art Requirements

Did you know when it comes to art files, there are such things as “good files” and “bad files”? At City Paper Company, we’re taking all the guess work out with a quick tutorial to help with understanding the file formats that are needed to make your promo and print items look amazing.

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Last Minute Gift Guide for the Techie

If you are shopping for a techie this holiday season, there is a plethora of options. We scoured our favorite list of vendors to help comprise this list of twelve amazing- and out of the box ideas for the techie on your list!

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Last Minute Food Gift Ideas!

If you’re looking for gift ideas for the holidays, you can’t go wrong with a gourmet food gift. Add your brand color for a subtle reminder or choose a custom printed box or ribbon to make your gift a branded surprise!

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City Paper's Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign

As we near the end of September and begin the month of October, City Paper is launching a new campaign called 31 Days of Pink Promo. Many people are aware that October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and we want to dedicate this time to spreading awareness, facts and reminders for people to take care of their breast health.

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Creativity is the name of the game

Creativity and strategic creative thinking can sometimes take over a planning meeting and usually happens when we least expect it. Dare I say we never plan for it? At the risk of bragging, our creative team consists of a group of Don Draper’s, sans all of his drama. We never know which corner our next great, critically strategic idea will come from or who will throw it out there and most of the time, it’s a collaborative team effort.

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Moving into the next 120 years

It’s hard to believe that City Paper is entering its 121st year in business. Our company looks nothing like the one we were founded as in 1897. Long gone are the top hatted men and horse carriages once used for our local deliveries.

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