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Events, Holidays & Seasons

The "Unboxing" Experience

In the past, you might only see a branded box or packaging used for retail stores, but now, with our vendors offering lower MOQ’s (Minimum Order Quantity) and lower cost per piece, means any business, large or small, can afford and leverage their own branded unboxing experience!

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2020 vs 2021 Industry Changes

2020 was quite a year. It’s hard to even think back to the days of lock down when chicken, toilet paper, and Lysol® were difficult to come by. It feels like it was both yesterday and a lifetime ago at the same time. But here we are! It’s a new year and, while COVID-19 is not fully in our rearview mirror, we are most certainly turning a corner.

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Allusive 2020

It goes without saying, but I’ll go ahead and say it – this time last year, I could have never dreamed I’d need to wear a mask to go into my office or that our entire team couldn’t be in the office at the same time because we need to be distanced. Which reminds me, who came up with 6 feet apart? Do we know if that works? All very allusive.

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Promo PPE

Our industry’s normal product offering has moved from plain old pens and mobile tech accessories to antimicrobial stylus pens and no touch keychain tools.

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On Trend in 2020

Pantone color of the year is Classic Blue, and our favorite trends are taking cue from the past. Looking for some inspo and classic trends on the comeback?

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Promo Love is in the Air

We’re in the business of loving the latest promotional trend, but it’s easy to fall in love with products this sweet.

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