City Paper Blog

My first SPPA Showcase

I had a great time at my first SPPA Showcase. Being the newbie on the team, it was exciting to see the vendors and items that have only been on paper come to life. Actually touching and experiencing the products that clients order gave me a new prospective on what I do. We can get so caught up in the process that we lose sight of the end goal, providing high quality promotional items that help our customers brand their business.

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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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Podcast about the HOW Design Conference

Here is our latest podcast with Stephanie Friedman and City Paper Studio's Creative Director, Amy Clark. Listen as Amy discusses art challenges, solutions, trends, and about her recent time at the HOW Design Live conference in Boston.

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Protect yourself from summer sun with cool promo items

Summer is in full swing and the heat is unforgiving, especially in the South where the hottest days are just beginning in July. Some people will try to save themselves from the sun in unconventional ways such as umbrella hats, eating curry (that’s a thing, look it up) or just never ever going outside.

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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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A Great Team Makes for a GREAT Company!

We are not perfect - no company truly is. That being said, we strive for perfection every day. It's a wonderful feeling when your employees are the ones who contribute their feedback to a survey that let's us know we are doing pretty great. Happy employees are what we believe it's all about and our goal is simply that our customers and vendors get to reap the rewards of that mindset.

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City Paper Podcast - Episode 2 - Drew Greer

City Paper Podcast - Episode 2 is now up! On this episode, we talked to the one and only, Drew Greer from SanMar. We learned a little bit about what new trends and styles are in now. Tune in to find out!

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City Paper Podcast

Surprise! City Paper Podcast is latest addition to our growing social media presence. We are super excited to share our thoughts and ideas with all of you. Thank you for listening!

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