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Promo International Helps The Girls Reach The Top

Beccles Breast Cancer Now girls succeed in overcoming Machu Picchu. Following a chance meeting with Peter Townsend, MD Promo International Ltd, technical jackets were donated for the adventure. “The trip was extremely tough with all of us suffering from altitude sickness to a greater or lesser degree, with 3 of us needing oxygen and one […]
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Premier Acquire The Merchandise House

Leading Essex based distributor, Premier Print & Promotions have confirmed that they have acquired The Merchandise House promotional company based in Billingshurst, West Sussex for an undisclosed sum. “All of us at Premier are looking forward to welcoming The Merchandise House’s customers and introducing them to The Premier Difference,” said Jamie Marshall, Founder and Managing […]
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National Pen Names New CEO

National Pen, with headquarters in both Ireland and the USA, has named Irishman Peter Kelly as CEO, replacing Dave Thompson, who remains Chairman of the board. Since 2009, Kelly served as Senior Vice President and Managing Director of National Pen’s European operations, where he increased company profits fourfold. Under his direction National Pen won the […]

Iceland Charity Trek Follow Up – Soopa Doopa Branding

It’s truly amazing when you get a group of people; all complete strangers with a common cause, come together and bond so well. The trek of 58km across some of Iceland’s gruelling territory was challenging, with the landscape constantly changing. Jake of Soopa Doopa Branding trekked through live lava fields, over ice, through valleys, across […]
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SPS Issues Price Promise

In reaction to the recent Brexit vote, SPS Group is making a bold move to bring some stability to the promotional market. They have guaranteed that there will be no price increases in 2016 across the SPS and High Profile product ranges. SPS CEO, Phil Morgan, commented: “Since the Brexit vote, we’ve had feedback that […]

Get registered and be ready to party!

People pre-registering for this year’s autumn PPE Roadshows are also in with a chance of winning tickets for the promo party of the year. Visitors submitting their details in advance will be entered into a draw to win tickets for the PPD Party on January 25, 2017. The party is a sparkling new event being […]
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Recognition Express Organises Charity Golf Tournament

Nigel Toplis, managing director of the UK’s leading promotional product and branded clothing company Recognition Express has helped to thousands of pounds for WellChild by organising a charity golf tournament. The Recognition Express Masters 2016 was held at the Hinckley Golf Club in Leicester and saw eight teams of keen golfers and business men participate […]

Wasps & Ricoh Arena agree landmark partnership with Ericsson

Wasps and Ricoh Arena have agreed a seven-figure deal with a world-leading technology company to rejuvenate the venue’s digital capabilities for thousands of visitors. The 10 year deal is with Ericsson – a world leader in communications technology, networking, services and a driving force behind the Networked Society – and will see the indoor 6,000 […]

Fluid Branding Coastal Challenge – We did it!

The challenge was set: A 2.5km run, a leap from the harbour wall and a swim from the East to the West beaches at the picturesque Charlestown Harbour, St Austell and on the afternoon of Friday 29th July the Fluid Branding team did it with style! The Coastal challenge was a fundraising event for the […]
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UK Hip Flasks Employ New Marketing Manager

UK Hip Flasks, wholesale supplier of engraved and plain hip flasks, bottle openers and many more items, have appointed a new Marketing Manager to join their busy team. Hannah Adkins from Birmingham brings with her a wealth of experience in digital and traditional marketing activities. Previously, Hannah has worked in the security industry. Hannah says: […]

Goldstar Grows Its Back-Office Support Team

Goldstar has recently welcomed an additional four new team members to its fast growing back-office team. According to Colin Loughran, Goldstar General Manager, “This most recent people investment is part of Goldstar’s ongoing commitment to providing the highest levels of back-office customer support within the industry.” Joining Goldstar’s UK / Ireland team is Jasmine Mortimer […]

Branded Bobble Works with ZSL on #oneless Campaign

The #oneless campaign led by ZSL is working to make London the first capital city to stop using single use plastic bottles. ZSL London and Whipsnade Zoos have recognized the impact of plastic waste in the world’s oceans, and so have removed all single use plastic bottles from their shelves. By 2025 there could be […]

Technologo launches exciting new Custom Flyer tool

Technologo are pleased to unveil a brand new tool to their market-leading suite of virtual sample solutions, which allows a customer to see their logo on a selection of promotional products on a virtual flyer, with just a single click upload. How it works: You create a promotional flyer featuring a selection of products or […]
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Sad farewells at Kan

Staff at the Kan Headquarters in Hamble said a sad farewell last month, to two of their much loved sales people. Tara Bidwell and Craig Richards have both now left the promotional merchandise industry and are seeking new challenges in different commercial sectors. Tara worked with Kan since 2012 and was a popular member of […]

New owner for Polyconcept

Polyconcept, the parent company of PF Concept, is being sold to an investment group led by Charlesbank Capital Partners, a Boston-based private equity company. Current owner Investcorp revealed in May that it was exploring the possibility of selling the supplier. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed, and it is expected to be completed by […]
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Altitude retains exhibitions and publications

Altitude Group plc – the parent company of Customer Focus – has decided to retain its UK-based exhibitions and publications businesses, which include PPD. In April this year, in response to increases in Altitude’s share price, the company revealed that it was in early-stage discussions regarding a potential sale. However, in its half-year trading update […]
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A project that John Kay (ex Sales Director of EMC Advertising Gifts) is heavily involved in is asking for help to get together notepads, pens and clothing for a temporary school set up to offer the best education possible to the children caught in the refugee camp in Calais. These are needed for their basic […]
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Fluid Branding Coastal Challenge

The Fluid Branding team are taking part in the Fluid Branding Coastal Challenge on behalf of the Vanessa Grant Trust on Friday 29th July 2016. The challenge will consist of a 2.5k run across the Charlestown/Carlyon Bay coastal path, followed by a 10 laps of the famous Charlestown Harbour, a leap from the harbour wall […]
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Management Acquires 100% of Ordinary Shares in Mid Ocean Brands

Netherlands-based promotional products supplier, Mid Ocean Brands, announces that on July 12th, all ordinary shares in Mid Ocean Brands owned by HAV, have been acquired by investment company Korenvliet. Korenvliet is a company majority owned by Mid Ocean executive board members Rutger de Planque and Stephen Gibson. The group of HAV continues as controlling shareholder […]

Perusa acquire Senator

Perusa, the successful private equity firm, is to acquire Senator from the Merz Group. The plan is to allow for long term investment in the Senator organisation which, with its superb reputation for quality-made products and its unrivalled research and development centre in Germany, operates in 83 countries worldwide, and has eight regional subsidiaries. Andrew […]

Hatton Textiles Move to Larger Premises

After 25 years in the towelling and textile industry Hatton Textiles continues to grow. To facilitate this growth, we have moved into considerably larger premises which will allow us to deliver a much improved experience for our valued customers. Our range of towelling products is extensive, covering beach, gym, hand, golf and bar towels. Our […]
everything-770x380 Supports Leicester Charity Soft Touch Arts were proud to support Soft Touch Arts at a fundraising barbeque on Friday, July 1. The Leicester based charity are an award winning charity which uses arts, media and music activities as tools to engage with and change the lives of disadvantaged young people in the area. The charity was established in 1986 and […]
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All Personal Gifts Ltd Move Offices

All Personal Gifts Limited has moved to new premises to allow continued growth, along with a more central location where they will be able to service customers more efficiently. All Personal Gifts specialise in diamond drag and laser engraving of metal corporate and promotional gifts. Contact details: Address:  All Personal Gifts Limited Suite 10, The […]

The Winners of the Professional Clothing Awards 2016!

The German Design Council honours pioneering German brands and brand developers with the German Brand Award. TROIKA was honoured in the category “Industry Excellence in Branding” for 2016. The first order of business for all of the companies was to survive the challenging nomination process and earn a chance to win over the independent […]