Supply Chain Challenges – Our Interconnected World

The supply chain continues to be deeply challenged dealing with the impact of Covid-19. This is creating real consequences for the print, apparel and promotional products industries. Some of those impacts will be temporary. Others will be permanent or longer-lasting, including price increases on many apparel brands and promotional items including apparel. Shipping is where…

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USPS Changing Rates on January 24, 2021

The United States Postal Service has announced that postage and shipping increases will take effect on January 24, 2021.  The good news is that the cost of a First-Class Forever Stamp for a letter of 1-ounce or less will stay at 55 cents  and the 1-ounce flat rate will also stay at its current price of $1. …

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Skills for Navigating Today’s Complex Business Landscape

Marketing Collaboration

Importance of Mentoring It takes a combination of soft and hard skills to navigate today’s complex business landscape.  Learning from others can be extremely helpful to a person’s success.  A mentor is someone who shares their experiences and knowledge so that someone can learn from those lessons in a personal and professional setting.  Mentors give…

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The 4 Most Important Questions to Ask About SOC 2

Is your data (or your clients’) being protected by your service provider?  Do you depend on other partners to manage or store personal data such as health or financial information?  Then knowing something about SOC 2 compliance is worth your time. What is SOC 2? SOC 2 is an auditing procedure that ensures secure management…

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