St Mary's Church, Witney

Micromarketing is the toast of the Witney Beer Festival 2017

Micromarketing was a first-time sponsor at Witney’s 6th annual Beer Festival last month. The networking event (held the evening before) began with Reverend Toby Wright thanking everyone for their support and attendance with huge thanks going to Witney Round Table. St Mary’s was once a place where people from “all over” would come together for […]
Hannah Watson's sky dive

Hype Branding’s Hannah takes the plunge

Hype Branding are extremely proud of Hannah Watson who, on Saturday the 13th May took the part in a 15,000ft tandem skydive to raise money for the Multiple Sclerosis Society. “I wanted to do something extraordinary to help raise awareness for MS, so that hopefully, one day, a cure will be found. I didn’t know […]
Altitude Group plc

Altitude Group releases results for the year ended 31 December 2016

Altitude Group plc (AIM: ALT), the operator of a leading marketplace for personalised products, announces its preliminary results for the year ended 31 December 2016. The financial highlights include: • Major turnaround in legacy business completed and Company returned to profitability • Profit before taxation £0.1m (2015 Loss £1.3m), an increase of £1.4m • Increase […]
Zest Promotional

Zest Promotional seeks new sales coordinator

Zest Promotional is a well established distributor based in North Manchester with a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic Sales Coordinator to join our busy office supporting an account manager. Industry experience is preferred but not essential as full training will be provided. The role will include product sourcing, sending quotes, order processing and regular communication […]
Fruit of the Loom

Win a trip to Morocco with Fruit of the Loom

If you haven’t planned your summer holiday yet, the Fruit of the Loom might have the perfect offer for you. The iconic clothing manufacturers are offering the chance of a trip for two to Marrakech to all distributors, promotional agencies, print shops and garment decorators as part of their current Morocco campaign. The campaign has taken ‘discovery’ as […]
Brand Addition merchandise

Brand Addition acquired by Elysian Capital

Today market-leading suppliers Brand Addition have announced that they have been acquired by private equity company Elysian Capital LLP (‘Elysian Capital’) from H.I.G. Capital. The acquisition of Brand Addition is the second acquisition this year for Elysian Capital II LP following the Fastflow Group Limited in March. H.I.G Capital have been supporting Brand Addition since their […]
Neliana Fuenmayor

Neliana Fuenmayor to speak at the Professional Clothing Awards 2017

Award-winning designer and creative entrepreneur Neliana Fuenmayor has been announced as a speaker at the Professional Clothing Awards 2017, which honours outstanding achievement in workwear and corporate clothing. Neliana is the founding director of A Transparent Company, a creative consultancy for sustainability, communications and innovation strategy. In 2015 she was also the winner of the coveted LCFxKering Award […]
Galpeg Associates are given a tour of Senator's print facility

Galpeg associates get a Sena-tour

Members of the Galpeg Associate Programme were treated to an inside look at one of the industry’s great promotional manufacturers as Senator hosted an open day for them. The event provided the associates with a chance to meet the Senator team, tour its print facility and network over dinner. Lorraine Mollart, of Saint Promotions, said: “I […]
RemaDays Kiev

Remadays continue triumphant year at Kiev

Building from the huge success of RemaDays Warsaw earlier this year, RemaDays Kiev 2017 opened it’s doors in the Ukranian capital on 6 and 7 April for the annual exhibition’s eighth show. Around 100 exhibitors (an increase on 2016 ) ranging from suppliers, importers, advertising service providers and customising specialists wowed visitors at the International Exhibition Centre (IEC) to […]
The Laltex Group's priority service

The Laltex Group launch new Priority Service

Need merchandise in a dash? No worries, the Laltex Group have got you covered with the introduction of next day and same day despatch now available on the Priority Service with Bags HQ, Laltex Promo, Pencom and Source It. The Laltex Group first launched the Priority Service at the 2016 PPExpo show to a fantastic reception, […]
IGC International

IGC Global Promotions establishes IGC International

IGC Global Promotions, the global contract partner for multinational companies to buy promotional merchandise, has announced it has established IGC International. The new agency, based in Rotterdam, aims to make it even easier to distribute promotional products and business gifts worldwide. It also gives high priority to corporate social responsibility, meaning it not only works with suppliers who deliver […]
Aberconwy MP Guto Bebb with Sional owner Alan Jones

Sional owners bag new HQ – and entire industrial estate

In February we reported on North Wales company Sional Promotional Merchandise Ltd moving to new premises. But owners Alan and Sional Jones outstripped their original ambitions by snapping up a whole industrial estate. Alan and Sioned revealed their investment to Aberconwy MP Guto Bebb when he officially opened the company’s new offices, warehouse and showroom on Llanfairfechan […]
Crystal Galleries and Rowton Crystal

Crystal Galleries take up orders from Rowton Crystal

The team at Crystal Galleries were shocked and saddened to hear that Rowton Crystal have ceased trading. For any distributors who had orders placed with Rowton, that they are not now able to supply, Crystal Galleries would like to help out if possible. Simply contact their sales department, or call 01642 225799, and they […]
Arne Paul Bender

Jung Bonbonfabrik appoints new CEO

In April, Arne Paul Bender became the new CEO of historic German confectionery company Jung Bonbonfabrik, which has been running for almost 190 years. Previously, Arne has been CEO at Mode Service B.V & Co. KG, which belongs to the Peek & Cloppenburg Group, and has also worked for Abbott and Lidl. “In Arne Paul Bender […]
Hans Michael Höhner

Obituary – Hans Höhner

The advertising industry across the world mourns the loss of Hans Michael Höhner, the general manager and owner of Klio Eterna who died unexpectedly on Sunday, April 9, 2017 at the age of 57. Hans Michael Höhner was born on December 2, 1959 in Zell am Harmersbach and took over his father’s business in 1987. […]
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge cheer on the runners at the London marathon. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)

Prince William sports STORMTECH for the London Marathon

As more than 39,000 runners of the London Marathon kicked off their iconic feat last weekend, Prince William could be seen cheering them on in a STORMTECH jacket. He was stylishly turned out in the XSJ-1 Cruise Softshell with the Heads Together logo displayed prominently on the left crest. The technical, waterproof, 4-way stretch softshell jacket was the perfect selection to […]
Max Rutland

Max Rutland appointed new business development manager at CHX Products

Leading manufacturer of plastic promotions products, CHX Products, have announced Max Rutland as their newly appointed business development manager. Max has joined the company with many years of management experience across the promotional and retail industry and plans to help further their growth. Max said, “I’m thrilled to have been given the opportunity to aid […]
Bluefish's Leeds office is open for business

BlueFish Promotional Merchandise opens office in Leeds

Successful distributor BlueFish Promotional Merchandise have announced an expansion with the opening of their new northern office in central Leeds. The new office, based in the prestigious Princes Park adjacent to Leeds station will allow BlueFish to effectively service their growing portfolio of clients in the North of England and Scotland. Owners Paul Green (Galpeg Ltd) […]
Nigel Toplis with Andrea Shevloff

Recognition Express celebrate 30 years and 230 miles of badges

You’d have to go a long way to match the selling record of Manchester-based supplier Recognition Express – 230 miles, in fact. Over it’s 30 years in business, it has sold more than five million badges – enough to stretch all the way from the city centre to Plymouth if laid end to end. This year the business turns […]

Micromarketing Ltd sponsors Witney Beer Festival 2017

Promotional product agency Micromarketing Ltd are set to make a real splash in Oxfordshire later this month by sponsoring this year’s annual Witney Beer Festival. The event is organised by volunteers from The Round Table, an international social networking and fundraising charity who have raised an impressive £31,015 in the last five years for various good causes. The […]
Altitude Group

Altitude Group plc’s new supply agreements and notice of full year results

The Altitude Group, which provides innovative technology solutions for small to medium businesses, has announced two new North American supply agreements and the publication date of the results for the year which ended 31 December 2016. The first agreement is with Market Brands LLC (“Market Brands”), which will be recruiting 100 new sales staff to target the creation of […]
(L-R) Denise Sanders, Ian Richards, Rebecca Thick and Rory Crisp

Four fresh faces for Impamark

Booming promo products distributor Impamark has recently announced new additions to its sales teams. Ian Richards and Rebecca Thick started at the Essex-based UK sales office this week, while Denise Sanders and Rory Crisp started in sales and e-marketing in the Spanish office. MD Nicky Crisp commented: “I am thrilled to have some fantastic additions to our staff. As an established […]
The Mimaki Tx300P-1800 and Tx300P-1800B textile printers will be able to run two different inksets.

Mimaki updates make a big imprint

Printer manufacturer Mimaki has announced updates for its Tx300P-1800 and Tx300P-1800B direct-to-textile printers. The machines can now simultaneously load both textile pigment and sublimation inks, so a single printer can print directly onto a much wider range of materials without having to swap ink systems. This previously unavailable feature will help minimise turnaround times and keep bespoke […]
Clive Helders

Clive Helders returns to Euro Cap

Clive Helders needed no help in making himself at home in his new position as sales director at Euro Cap – he had helped nurture the business in it’s earliest days 20 years ago. The Rotherham-based manufacturer of clothing and headwear – specialising in baseball caps – was established in 1997, with Clive joining the very next […]