Marty Hartman | December 16, 2019

December 16, 2019: UU and You This Week

Listen to the Episode: In this episode we talked about: Augusta Freestyle Sublimation Live Demo Supplier Spotlight Interview with St Regis Our Holiday Hours Are you going to ASI or PPAI ?...

Marty Hartman | December 10, 2019

December 9, 2019: UU and You This Week

Listen to the Episode: In this episode we talked about: Universal Unilink Workwear Sampler (ZoomCatalog) Starline Webinar: How Personalization Can Win More Customers in 2020 Next week,  Augusta Sportswear Brands : Freestyle Sublimation Demo Register...

Bethany Hacker | December 9, 2019

Pantone Names “Classic Blue” Its 2020 Color Of The Year

Pantone has named PANTONE 19-4052, Classic Blue, as the Pantone Color of the Year for 2020, which the company describes as “a timeless and enduring hue elegant in its simplicity” and “suggestive of the sky at dusk.” “We are living in a time...

Bethany Hacker |

Be prepared for California latex glove ban

Distributors who sell disposable latex gloves in California should know of that state’s impending ban on latex glove use for restaurants, food service operations, and retail food establishments. Signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom on Sept. 5 and effective ...

Bethany Hacker | November 26, 2019

The 9 Industrial Apps Your Business Should Be Using

From Thomas Insights 80% of B2B buyers are already using mobile technology and mobile applications at work, representing a 70% increase since 2016, according to research by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG). These figures will likely continue to grow...

Bethany Hacker | November 25, 2019

Phishing Scam Victimizes Top 40 Distributors

Plus, nine tips for how to protect your company. By Christopher Ruvo, ASI Central Counselor has learned that hackers tricked several Top 40 distributors into sending more than $100,000 to bank accounts controlled by the criminals – accounts the pro...

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Bethany Hacker | October 7, 2019

Turn Challenging Customers Into Loyal Clients

A decorator was in a bind: His customer’s event was the next day, and the PMS colors in the art file didn’t match the ones listed on the purchase order. To make matters worse, the decorator couldn’t reach his client, so his team had a 50/50 cha...

Bethany Hacker |

Brands Taking a Stand

From BIC Graphic Blog According to a recent survey, consumers want the businesses they support to engage in social and political issues, especially on social media. In fact, 73% of 18-34 year old shoppers expect brands to speak up for causes they sup...

Bethany Hacker | September 30, 2019

REVISED Overtime Rule from the Dept of Labor

The suspense is over – the Department of Labor announced the revised Overtime Rule, which will set the minimum salary threshold for the Fair Labor Standard Act’s white-collar exemptions at $684 per week, or $35,568 per year. The rule, which will ...