Pinpoint Badges and Promotions announcement

Trade supplier Pinpoint Badges and Promotions, is the latest to sign an agreement to bring their great range of products to Channl’s free websites. Fresh off the back of leading suppliers Snap Products and The Pen Warehouse joining Channl, Pinpoint Badges and Promotions great range of badges and promotional products will be added to Channl […]
The PSI Sustainability Awards 2017

Industry toasts the PSI Sustainability Award winners

On 8 September, key industry figures from all across Europe flocked to Wiesbaden in Germany for the third annual PSI Sustainability Awards. The awards have been set up to honour the most ecologically, economically and socially sustainable products, campaigns or companies in the promotional products industry. In addition to several awards in eight fixed categories […]
Channl pricing

Channl provides 3rd column pricing to distributors

With a free Channl website, distributors can now sell promotional products at best-in-market pricing. Following a recent agreement with, Channl are now providing all distributors with 3rd column pricing on ADPRODUCTS merchandise purchased through Channl websites. The new pricing means that distributors can buy lower quantities of products at the same cost price they […]

Chili Concept and Intraco in acquisition collaboration

When BigBang International agreed to sell certain brands and creative products, it proved so temping that neither Chili Concept (Brand New Days) nor Intraco could resist. Instead the two decided to collaborate on the acquisition. The two companies have acquired the brands Gumbite, Cenatron and fedaboa, as well as the creative products for the large […]
Xindao CEO - Albert van der Veen

Xindao acquired by Perusa Partners

Dutch-based suppliers Xindao, who have their own proprietary branded products designed by its in-house design team, have announced that Perusa Partners Fund 2, L.P. have acquired the company from the founding shareholders. Albert van der Veen, CEO of Xindao Group, declared, “With Perusa, we have carefully selected our partner to continue our fast growing trend of the last […]
Coronation Promotions

Coronation Promotions acquire The Promotional Chocolate Co

Coronation Promotions, who have been supplying top quality promotional confectionery for almost 30 years are pleased to announce that they have acquired the ongoing business of The Promotional Chocolate Co Ltd. The two businesses have been working alongside each other for a number of years before The Promotional Chocolate Co’s director Fiona Vannart decided to […]
Promotional Supplier Partnership

PSP heads for High Wycombe and Glasgow

The Promotional Supplier Partnership is rounding off a highly successful year with two final shows in High Wycombe and Glasgow. The Promotional Supplier Partnership are a select group of leading suppliers, incorporating all product areas, joining together to share their knowledge, product ideas, expertise and of course enthusiasm to help push your business further. All […]
Roddy Rutland

Roddy Rutland is back on form at Logo International

After having retired at the end of 2016 for the sake of his health, former managing director and CEO of Headwear UK Roddy Rutland has returned to health and to the industry. Entering the role of sales and marketing director, Roddy is now employed by Nottingham’s Logo International. Industry stalwart and veteran Roddy explained: “After […]

Snap Products and The Pen Warehouse partner with Channl

Snap Products and The Pen Warehouse, leaders in the provision of digital printing and promotional product supply to distributors, have agreed a partnership with Channl, a subsidiary of Altitude Group Plc, to fuse their great selection of full colour printed products available on short lead times with Channl’s free websites. The partnership will see Snap […]
Emoji themed products from NPW Gifts

Young ones have their say on NPW Gifts

NPW Gifts, a supplier well known for their inventive novelty gifts, recently held a market research event in their Putney head office. The creative company transformed a meeting room into a miniature NPW store and invited a group of children aged 8-11, alongside their parents, to view a range of fun stationery products. The items […]
We Are Promotional runners at the Oswestry Half Marathon

Charity triumph for We Are Promotional Products

Welshpool based printing and branding specialists, We Are Promotional Products, were proud to take part in the Oswestry Half Marathon. Charging towards a £600 fundraising contribution, managing directors Dean Jones and Joshua Weaver, as well as marketing executive Adam Thomas took part in aid of local charity and education centre Derwen College. The college, established […]
Chris Lee and his business partner, Becca

Two newcomers join Galpeg Associates

Cheeky Fox and Think Promotions have both officially joined the Galpeg Associates family. Long-established promotional products distributors Galpeg launched the Associates programme in 2012 to support members of the community in setting up their own businesses. Chris Lee, who founded Cheeky Fox with his business partner Becca, has tall ambitions for his company. “The support offered […]
Dukes of London

Confusion BDAbounds over Dukes acquisition

As the news of BDA’s acquisition of Dukes of London swept throughout the industry, many suppliers were left angry and confused. With a clear message from Jay Deutsch, CEO of BDA, that they acquired the business, suppliers were shocked to find out that debts were not being honored by BDA with many losing thousands of […]
Ralf Uwe Schneider

New head of PSI distributor network announced

Senator’s Ralf Uwe Schneider, 48, will be putting his 25 years of industry experience to the test when he takes on a new role later this year. Come November, he will be the new head of PSI Distributors Sales & Services, taking on responsibility for supporting around 4,000 European promo products consultants. German-born Ralf started […]

Three’s company at Great Central Plastics

With an eye to taking on more millennials, Northamptonshire-based Great Central Plastics has boosted its team with three fresh, young employees. Offering a broad range of experience and professional interests, Zan Phillips, Hannah Norman and Kiron Phillips are the new kids on the block. Harper Adams University graduate, Kiron, who studied business management and marketing, […]
Jay Deutsch

BDA acquires Dukes of London

As anticipated, Bensussen Deutsch & Associates (BDA) have officially announced that it has completed the acquisition of Top 10 UK-based Dukes of London (Dukes) out of administration. “It is an exciting time at BDA as we continue to execute our strategy to grow our global platform,” said Jay Deutsch, co-founder and CEO of BDA. “We […]

BTC Group races to company milestone

Windsor Racecourse was recently graced by members of the BTC Group, who were celebrating 40 years of successful trade. The team enjoyed the luxuries of a full hospitality experience, based in the Club Enclosure which overlooks the winning post. After dinner, co-founder Peter Beirne provided the party with a speech. Mr Beirne’s brother-in-law and business […]
Dukes of London

Are Dukes of London the next pre-pack?

Top 10 UK distributor, Dukes of London, are reported to be in final negotiations to be acquired through an arrangement known as a “pre-pack”.  The front runner is USA giant BDA, who enjoy sales of $275 million annually – ranking 4th in the USA sales table. Jay Deutsch, CEO of BDA, commented prior to boarding […]

Channl seeks new content & campaigns executive

Manchester Central Full-time Salary: £18,000.00 to £25,000.00 /year The Opportunity Channl is a innovative new B2B eCommerce platform with an entire supply chain built in, and it’s free for Resellers of Personalised Promotional Products in the UK and USA. As we transition from MVP into full launch, we are building a dedicated brand marketing ad […]

Channl seeks new account manager

Manchester Central Full-time Salary: £25,000.00 /year Seeking a smart, talented Account Manager with an understanding and passion for technology within the B2B space. The Account Manager will be responsible for managing a portfolio of current and newly acquired clients as we aggressively grow our user base. is a free e-commerce platform that is disrupting […]
Michel Deboudt

Presidential change at BAPP

The China Office’s Michel Deboudt recently succeeded Alex De Bruyne as President of the BAPP (Belgian Association of Promotional Products). Having plied his trade in the promo products industry for over 30 years, flitting between distributor and supplier endeavors, the 55 year old also served as BAPP’s vice president for three years. Founded in 2000, the […]
Sandra Berber

Stabilo welcomes new team member

Earlier this month at Stabilo Promotion Products, Sandra Berber stepped into the role of customer service manager, as her predecessor Marion Kastl began her maternity leave. Based at the Heroldsberg HQ in Germany, Sandra has taken charge of a team consisting of eight members, bringing with her years of customer service experience in telecommunications. As […]
Olivia-Grace Fletcher

Introducing Charlie Jones’ little miracle

Charlie Jones, senior sales executive at Dunelm Glass, and her partner Craig are over the moon to welcome to the world their miracle baby Olivia-Grace Fletcher. Born at an incredible 32 weeks weighing only 2lb 2oz, Olivia-Grace’s early arrival took the couple by surprise. Yet within two weeks she had grown to 2lb 14oz and […]
Altitude Group

Altitude Group seeks new Business Development Executive

Altitude Group PLC is set to explode its growth across the UK. Operating in the promotional products market, we are launching a series of new ventures set to disrupt the industry. With our technology built we now plan to aggressively launch our products into the market. To help achieve our ambitions, we are looking for […]