Wooing Discerning Celebs with the CARSON Double Wall Bolero Tumbler

Jul 17

What do you get the celebrity-chef-turned-travel-show-host who has everything? How about the VP of Paid Media at a premier hotel chain you’d love to snag an advertising deal with? Brands like ...

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Case Study: Masks and Casks

Jul 09

When a distillery was launching a new line of spirits, they collaborated with a large chain of liquor stores to promote their new products. The stores gave all employees PrevaGuard™ Face Masks i...

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Case Study: A Race to Remember

Jun 02

Item: Sport Bottle with Metallic Ring – 28 oz. Purpose: Race day giveaway Audience: Breast cancer survivors and race participants A regional race supporting breast cancer research added an in...

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Case Study: Paw-se and Appreciate the Little Things

Apr 18

Description: Big Paw Bear Industry: Health Care / Pharmaceutical What it was purchased for: A senior living community was looking for holiday gifts for their residents. How it was distributed: When...

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Case Study: Recycle, Reuse, Read a Book!

Apr 11

Product: Non-Woven Shopper Tote Bag Industry: Bookstore What it was purchased for: A large college bookstore wanted to feature a reusable shopping bag for students. The goal was to get the students ...

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Case Study: Happy to Hang Around

Mar 19

Description: Standard Door Hangers Industry: Automotive What it was purchased for: A collision center wanted to increase the number of customer satisfaction survey responses and boost online appoint...

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Case Study: Lunchtime Appreciation

Feb 11

Description: ID Lunch Bag Industry: Health Care / Pharmaceutical What it was purchased for: A hospital wanted a unisex item to give out for Nurses Week. Since most of the nursing staff brought their...

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Case Study: Custom Caps with a Budget Cap

Jan 28

Description: Custom Cap Industry: Trade Show/Convention/Events What it was purchased for: A major national racing event was looking for giveaways to hand out to folks in suites and VIP sponsors. The...

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Case Study: A Not-So-Silly Idea

Jan 20

An insurance company signed up to be the “hydration” sponsor for a fun and colorful 5K run/walk for charity. The race was popular in the community because it was known as a vibrant, fun-fi...

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Case Study: Put That on Your Calendar!

Dec 22, 2021

Objective: A local insurance agent wanted a way to connect with her customers and capture new leads with a useful promotional item that would also boost her personal branding and promote her service...

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Case Study: A Spoon-taneous Promotion

Nov 30, 2021

Description: Spoon Mug Industry: Advertising What it was purchased for: A major coupon distributor was looking for a thank you to give out to advertisers. How it was distributed: The spoon mugs w...

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Case Study: Bake in Business

Nov 08, 2021

Description: Set of 4 Measuring Cups Industry: Hospitality / Tourism What it was purchased for: A casino in the Milwaukee area wanted to spice up a "normal giveaway" with a theme. They had come to t...

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Case Study: Roaming Free with the YUMA Clear Freedom Bottle

Oct 25, 2021

What do outdoor gear brands like Marmot® and Teva® have in common? Their target customers, high-value brand partners, and pretty much all of their employees are thirsty for adventure in the ...

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Case Study: Wheelie Important Paperwork

Oct 11, 2021

Market: Automotive Objective: A motorcycle dealership wanted professional, branded document pouches to hold important paperwork for new customers to take home after their motorcycle purchase. They ...

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Case Study: Bear With Us

Sep 20, 2021

Description: Plush Big Paw Bear with Shirt Industry: Financial Services / Banking What it was purchased for: A bank chain needed a product for tellers to hand out to new account members. How it was...

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Case Study: A Getaway Promotion

Sep 13, 2021

A resort wanted to make sure guests felt safe as they reopened after COVID-19 stay-at-home orders were lifted. At check-in, they chose to provide each guest with a Fold-Up Cinch Corner Tote to keep ...

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Case Study: Back in Business

Aug 29, 2021

A behavioral health practice was preparing to reopen when shelter-in-place orders were lifted. However, they needed a way to communicate the enhanced safety protocols they put in place to patients com...

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Case Study: A Prom Ticket Keepsake

Aug 22, 2021

A Prom Ticket Keepsake Organization High School Product Featured Neoprene Bracelet Goal of Promotion Issuing prom tickets Des...

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Case Study: Time for a Rebrand

Aug 07, 2021

Objective: A university had just completed a major rebrand complete with a new logo and wanted to make sure they had all the necessary branded items for functions throughout the year. They had previou...

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Case Study: Bringing Back the Fanny Pack

Jul 31, 2021

Market: Entertainment Product Use: Gift With Purchase Promotion: A major theme park chose the Safeguard Security Waist Belt as a gift with purchase for customers who bought season passes. The wais...

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Case Study: Stick to the Schedule

Jul 16, 2021

Industry: Hospitality Personalization: A small sandwich shop wanted to increase their business during lunch hour. Their target market was people who worked near their restaurant. Method of Distribut...

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Case Study: Keep it Sweet

Jul 01, 2021

Vertical Market: Hospitality Product Use: Employee Appreciation Promotion: A nationally known hotel chain gifted their staff the Everyday Sweet and Savory Gourmet Carry Caddy for Employee Appreciati...

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Case Study: Shop 'til You Drop

Jun 10, 2021

A shopping mall was holding a late-winter promotion to increase traffic during typically slower months. Visitors to the complex received a "passport" to take to different stores within the mall for st...

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Case Study: Life of the Mardi

Jun 02, 2021

Market: Hospitality Objective: With their event scheduled close to Mardi Gras, event planners wanted to provide a themed goodie package for attendees with giveaways from event sponsors. They wanted...

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Case Study: Real Modern Recognition

May 26, 2021

Market: Finance Product Use: Employee Recognition Promotion: A wealth management firm selected the Samsonite Executive Computer Backpack as an employee recognition gift. At the company’s yea...

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Case Study: I've Got You Covered

Apr 19, 2021

Description: Chenille Blanket Industry: Health Care / Pharmaceutical What it was purchased for: A local hospital needed blankets to hand out to children who were currently patients that they could t...

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Case Study: Financial Industry

Apr 12, 2021

Products Javalina® Classic Pen Industry Financial Application Direct Mail A local bank wanted to increase awareness of its low mortgage rates and decided to do a direct mailing t...

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Case Study: Good Deeds for Kids in Need

Mar 29, 2021

Item: Landscape Mesh Tote Purpose: Fundraising Gala gift bag Audience: Kids in Need Foundation supporters The Kids in Need Foundation Gala is one of the organization’s largest fundraising ...

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Case Study: Thank You for Spooning

Mar 22, 2021

Description: 10 Oz. Aztec Spooner Mug Industry: Advertising / Marketing / Publishing What it was purchased for: A major coupon distributor was looking for a thank you to give out to advertisers. ...

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Case Study: Go Green or Go Home

Feb 21, 2021

Item: goingreen™ Stapled Appointment Calendar Purpose: Promote awareness of recycling programs and provide recycling information to the community Audience: Residents of the company’s s...

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Case Study: Pillow Box

Feb 14, 2021

Objective A children's hospital wanted to send a thank you gift package to donors. They wanted patients to be able to add a personalized touch to the gift to connect donors better to the cause. Prod...

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Case Study: Keeping Colds at Bay, One Spritz at a Time

Feb 07, 2021

Keeping Colds at Bay, One Spritz at a Time Organization High School Product Featured Spray Hand Sanitizer Goal of Promotion To promote good health for the winter season Description of Case H...

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Case Study: Zip It Up

Jan 24, 2021

Description: Hit Sports Pack with Front Zipper Industry: Broadcast Media/Telecommunication What it was purchased for: A cellular provider needed giveaways for an event at a major university. How it ...

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Case Study: You Can Count on Us

Jan 09, 2021

The marketing department for a regional credit union was considering a custom writing instrument from overseas as part of a re-branding campaign. However, supply chain disruptions due to Coronavirus...

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Case Study: Wave Hello to Recognition

Dec 26, 2020

Item: JAFFA® Wave Award Purpose: Welcome gift for incentive winners Audience: Software company sales representatives A software company held a sales incentive contest for reps to win a trip ...

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Case Study: Boosting Trade Show Booth Traffic

Nov 12, 2020

The “Golden Lanyard” to Boosting Trade Show Booth Traffic Organization: Health Care Organization Product Featured: Cotton Water Bottle Strap Goal of Promotion: Driving Traffic ...

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Case Study: Wine for the Win

Oct 21, 2020

A local winery at their annual fall festival was looking for a way to boost their sales on take-home bottles of wine. So, they gave away the imprinted Winged Corkscrew to anyone who purchased three bo...

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Case Study: It's in the Bag

Oct 14, 2020

Description Non-Woven Shopper Tote Bag Industry Bookstore What it was purchased for A large Metropolitan Community College Bookstore wanted to feature a reusable shopping bag to the students who ...

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Case Study: Adventure Awaits

Sep 22, 2020

An event promoter was compiling a gift box for top-tier ticket holders for a large-scale national summer concert tour. The Koozie® Adventure Dry Sack 10L was a natural fit for the outdoor lifestyl...

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Case Study: Computer Repair At Your Fuzzy Fingertips

Aug 17, 2020

A computer repair store attended a local home show and wanted something useful but unique to attract attendees to their booth. They also wanted something that would keep their name top of mind when th...

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Case Study: Work it Out!

Aug 09, 2020

A nationwide insurance company shifted their employees out of their field offices to at-home workspaces due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Their HR team was tasked with providing a team appreciation gif...

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Case Study: Keeping it All Together

Jul 19, 2020

Objective: An insurance company wanted to send new customers home with a special gift and a way to keep their new insurance policy documentation organized. Product: Insurance Document Pouch & Full ...

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Case Study: A Hole in One Promotion

Jul 11, 2020

Product: Jumbo Cooler Bag Industry: Agriculture What it was purchased for: These bags were given out to participants in a company golf tournament. How it was distributed: All participants received ...

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Cheers! Let’s Sell More Beer!

Jun 13, 2020

Description: Custom Wave Table Tent Industry: Hospitality What it was purchased for: A local brewery wanted an eye-catching promotional item to place on tables that would boost their alcohol sales, ...

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Case Study: This Event Needs More Cowbell

Jun 06, 2020

Description: Cow Bell Industry: Trade Show / Convention / Events What it was purchased for: A charity marathon coordinator wanted a giveaway that spectators could use to cheer on their runners. ...

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Case Study: Yes, We Can!

May 29, 2020

Description: Kan-Tastic Industry: Food & Beverage What it was purchased for: Fast-food chain giveaway for college football night. How it was distributed: The vendor handed the Kan-Tastic out at t...

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Case Study: Keep it Cooler

Apr 17, 2020

Description: Dual Compartment Cooler Bag Industry: Corporate / Fortune 500 What it was purchased for: An annual company picnic for employees and their families. Each year they give their empl...

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Case Study: Spec-Tacular Promotions

Apr 09, 2020

Description: CUSTOM Malibu Sunglasses Industry: Food & Beverage What it was purchased for: The end user wanted to give something away at this year’s Spring Break in Jamaica for an MTV event ...

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Case Study: Guess the Flavor Lip Balm

Apr 02, 2020

Guess the Flavor Lip Balm Organization Health Insurance Organization Product Featured Lip Balm & Lip Balm Sleeve Goal of Promotion Generating positive reinforcement with sales reps De...

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Case Study: Charity Fundraiser

Mar 04, 2020

The organizer of a charity fundraiser wanted to add an element of fun and excitement to their door prize giveaways. As each guest arrived, they were given a Mardi Gras Jubilee pen and instructions to ...

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Case Study: It Takes a Village

Feb 26, 2020

Objective A village needed an easy way to let residents know when there were issues with their water meters. They wanted a faster method of communication than mailing letters, and something m...

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Case Study: Fresh Mesh Promotions

Dec 23, 2019

Market: Real Estate Product Use: Incentive Gift Promotion: A high-end resort selected the Atlantis Mesh Beach Tote as an incentive gift for the visitors who attended their timeshare presentati...

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Case Study: A Flavorful Promotion

Dec 16, 2019

A Flavorful Promotion Boosts This Credit Union’s Popularity Organization: Credit Union Product Featured: Lip Balm Goal of Promotion: Generate New Loans Description of Case History: Thi...

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Case Study: Brighten Their Day

Dec 08, 2019

A realtor wanted to give a thank-you gift to those who purchased a new home with them. They chose the LED Carbon Fiber Aluminum Flashlight. They printed their logo along with the tagline, "We will bri...

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Case Study: What Does Your Phone Stand For?

Nov 24, 2019

Product: Phone Stand Industry: Financial What it was purchased for: A local financial institution needed a giveaway item for current and potential clients. It had to be useful to keep their name in ...

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Case Study: Don't Run from this Promo!

Sep 20, 2019

Description: Running Belt Fanny Pack Industry: Sports / Fitness What it was purchased for: A nationwide gym chain was looking for an item to give away with the purchase of yearly membership...

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Case Study: The Big Picture

Aug 15, 2019

Description: Coupon Photo Folder Industry: Hospitality What it was purchased for: A restaurant was looking for a unique way to deliver custom printed coupons to their guests to attract more repeat b...

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Case Study: Employee Appreciation Gift

Jul 25, 2019

A company with many sales representatives needed an item for their top sales performers. Since their sales staff has both men and women, they needed an item that could be used by either gender. They c...

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Case Study: Let the Games Begin!

Jul 11, 2019

Product: Custom Malibu Sunglasses Industry: Automotive/Banking What it was purchased for: A car company wanted to find a product that would promote their brand at a local college BCS Bowl Games. Ho...

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Case Study: Rock out on the Run

May 07, 2019

Description: Earbuds With a Wristband Industry: Marathon What it was purchased for: A sponsor was looking for an item or items that runners/walkers could be given at the race that they could use dur...

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Case Study: Attract New Customers

Apr 30, 2019

As part of their new corporate wellness program, the company wanted to stress the importance of healthy nutrition to its employees. Along with literature, discount memberships at a local health club a...

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Case Study: Getting Bent out of Shape for More Business

Apr 23, 2019

Product: Gel Stress Toy Client: Health Food Store What it was purchased for: As a gift to reward customers for spending over a certain amount. Why it worked: The gel stress toy which, unlike the fo...

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A Lunch That Packs a Punch

Mar 18, 2019

Description: 3 Section Lunch Container Industry: Healthcare What it was purchased for: A hospital was looking for a unique lunch packet for nurses, doctors, and anyone else employed at any of the ho...

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Case Study: Sharper Students

Feb 24, 2019

Description: Pencil Sharpener Industry: Construction What it was purchased for: A shipyard in a major city harbor has advocates who go out to local schools to promote shipbuilding. These advocates n...

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Case Study: Look, Ma, No Hands!

Jan 12, 2019

Description: Auto Air Vent Magnetic Phone Mount Industry: Technology What it was purchased for: A technology business was looking for a giveaway item that was unique but also fit within their budget...

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Case Study: Inking Impressions

Jan 05, 2019

Portability and permanence are among the desirable traits sought in an effective promotional product. A company was looking for a unique self-promotion that incorporated these elements and decided on ...

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Success on Campus

Dec 22, 2018

A large university needed a useful tool to promote its school app to students and faculty because it wanted to use the app to communicate important college news and upcoming events. Since most student...

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Case Study: College Fair Giveaway

Dec 01, 2018

Description: 4" Mini Plush Buddies Frog with Shirt Industry: Education What it was purchased for: A community college was looking for a giveaway item to have at their booth for the upcoming college ...

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Case Study: Safety First

Nov 17, 2018

Product: Auto Safety Kit Industry: Banking What it was purchased for: As a gift to anyone who opened a new bank account for over $1,000.00. How it was distributed: The bank was looking for a brande...

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3D is the Key

Sep 28, 2018

A company was looking for unique items to commemorate the celebration of its 45th year in business. They wanted to incorporate a new logo that communicated the anniversary as well as the range of prod...

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Case Study: Pull Up a Chair and Stay Awhile

Sep 14, 2018

Description: Foldable Chair Industry: Education/Sports What it was purchased for: A high school wanted to purchase an item they could resell to the parents in the spirit shop for fundraising dollars...

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Case Study: Fun in the Sun

Aug 23, 2018

Product: Two-Tone Malibu Sunglasses Industry: Sports What it was purchased for: A major sports team was having difficulty keeping attendance up at weeknight games. They came up with the idea of doin...

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Raise Your Glass

Aug 09, 2018

The NY Yankees wanted to create special commemorative bottles to celebrate Derek Jeter’s accomplishments at Yankee Stadium. They chose 150 magnum-sized (1.5L) bottles with a special logo and Jet...

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Resort Incentive Yields Oceans of Opportunity

Jul 26, 2018

A five-star resort that frequently hosts corporate events for Fortune 500 companies wanted to reach out to corporate guests to entice them to return for family vacations. The goal was for the guests t...

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Celebrate Milestones

Jul 18, 2018

A bank wanted to promote 110 years of serving individuals and businesses in Pennsylvania through an "Open House" celebration at their branches. Among the many products selected to commemorate this mil...

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Boost Branding

May 30, 2018

A local insurance agent wanted a way to connect with her customers and capture new leads with a useful promotional item that would also boost her personal branding and promote her services all year ro...

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Improve Sales and Traffic

May 22, 2018

A hotel wanted to promote its amenities to guests in a personable, yet non-intrusive manner. The goal was to encourage guests to utilize hotel amenities instead of going off-site to fulfill their need...

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Increase Sales

Mar 05, 2018

With orange juice consumption down 13 percent in the past four years due to an ever-proliferating increase in beverage choices and consumers’ avoidance of orange juice’s high sugar content...

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Case Study: Plastics Make it Possible

Jun 26, 2019

Description: Oasis Recycled Bottle Pen Industry: Chemicals What it was purchased for: Trade Show Giveaways How it was distributed: A chemical company needed something to give away at a tradeshow. T...

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Case Study: Save the Date, Save the Day

Jun 19, 2019

Description: Trifold Calendars Industry: Banking What it was purchased for: A local bank wanted a way to thank their new customers with a promotional gift item that would have a high perceived value...

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Case Study: Jot It Down

Jun 05, 2019

Description: Mini Flip Pad Jotter Industry: Financial What it was purchased for: An investment firm wanted to promote their new financial blog to their existing customers with a memorable branded it...

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