Marty Hartman | October 7, 2019

October 7, 2019: UU and You This Week

Listen to the Episode:  Contents: BIC Graphic 20% Rebate Q4 Promotion (Link for more information) New Suppliers: REED (Link for more information) Tough Duck (Link for more information) Team Uniforms Orders (Link for more information) The Firm (Lin...

recall readiness part 1

Bethany Hacker |

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...

Marty Hartman | October 2, 2019

Backpacker Apparel Interview with CEO, David Bebon

Listen to the Interview: Links mentioned in this interview: Backpacker Apparel Website Backpacker Apparel Catalog Contact Backpacker Apparel: Phone: (212) 221-6060 Email: davidb@dbebz.com Interview Transcript: Marty Hartman: Welcome to the supplier s...

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 ...

Bethany Hacker |

From Calderon Textiles on the Tariffs

September 19, 2019 This communication is in follow up to my letter dated August 2, 2019. In the previous letter, I informed you of newly imposed tariffs of 10% on Chinese imports. I also shared with you that there had been softening in the cotton pri...

Marty Hartman |

R. L. Williams Interview with Rob William

Listen to the Interview: Links mentioned in this interview: R. L. Williams Website Contact R. L. Williams: Phone: (800) 845-0086 Email: orders@rlwilliamscompany.com Interview Transcript: Sherryl Stoner: All right, today on Supplier Spotlight, we have...

Marty Hartman |

September 30, 2019: UU and You, This Week

Listen to the episode: Contents: An introduction to the podcast The Nashville Conference (Link to the Nashville Business Festival) ASI Orlando Invitation Webinars and replays (Link to Webinars and Replays) New Health and Business Insurance options Ke...

Universal Unilink | September 17, 2019

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...