Author: PromoGuru

Insights on CPSIA – worth the read

Law360, New York (March 31, 2017, 12:07 PM EDT) — Cheryl Falvey This article is the third in a series featuring the reflections of attorneys who have served as general counsels of federal agencies. In this installment, Cheryl Falvey, who served as general counsel of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission from 2008 to 2012, describes the challenges of working at an agency with constrained rulemaking authority and a tight budget, discusses how a change in administrations led to shifting CPSC priorities, and explains how she worked with her staff to respond creatively to urgent problems that required coordination across...

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Shopko, Eagle Graphics partner to donate more than $28,900 to local high schools

– April 7, 2017  http://www.bowmanextra.com/2017/04/07/shopko-eagle-graphics-partner-donate-28900-local-high-schools/ Shopko and Eagle Graphics announce the two companies have jointly donated approximately $28,900 to 291 high schools over the past year. In March 2012, Shopko, which has a location in Bowman, partnered with Eagle Graphics, an apparel, and promotional product decorator, to launch Shopko’s collection of high school spirit wear. The partnership included a commitment to donate a percentage of the royalties from the sale of the logoed apparel and merchandise to local high schools within the Shopko and Shopko Hometown communities. Eagle Graphics serves as the exclusive manufacturer for this apparel, which is currently...

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EcoPlum Promo Distributor has new Blog site

http://www.prweb.com/releases/ecoplum/biz_blog/prweb14212467.htm  NEW YORK, NEW YORK (PRWEB) APRIL 05, 2017 NEW YORK, NEW YORK (PRWEB) APRIL 05, 2017 photo – Cooler made from reclaimed billboards Today, EcoPlum, a sustainable promotional products and e-commerce company, started the EcoPlum Biz Blog to complement its business gifts division. EcoPlum Business Gifts launched in September 2016 and provides eco friendly branded gifts and promotional products for businesses, universities, non-profits and private events. The new blog provides informative articles and news for people and organizations working to integrate sustainability into their operations and products. The goal is to support the creation of more environmentally friendly markets...

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Staples Takeover Talk Comes Just In Time

Via https://www.bloomberg.com/gadfly/articles/2017-04-04/staples-private-equity-takeover-talk-comes-just-in-time Staples Inc. is going to reinvent itself one way or another. The office-supply chain is in early talks to sell itself to private equity, in a deal that could value the company at $7 billion, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. The timing couldn’t be better: Staples was in the midst of a transformation already. It’s been shifting its focus from serving individual customers looking to stock up on ink cartridges and No. 2 pencils. Instead it’s trying to become a more profitable company centered around serving businesses big and small. It’s also branching into new offerings, such as a...

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Gonzaga stops selling ‘boys will be boys’ T-shirt

http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2017/mar/31/gonzaga-stops-selling-boys-will-be-boys-t-shirt-af/Gonzaga University has stopped selling a child-size T-shirt featuring the slogan “Boys will be boys” after a student complained on Twitter that the shirt “perpetuates rape culture.” “@GonzagaU Hold your students and future Zags accountable for their actions,” the woman, identified only as Nicole, tweeted Wednesday afternoon, along with a photo of the shirt hanging in the campus Zag Shop. The university responded through its official Twitter account just 42 minutes later: “thank you for reaching out. This merchandise has been removed.” Gonzaga spokeswoman Mary Joan Hahn explained the move in an email. “We are aware that seemingly simple...

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