Sponsorship Spotlight – ICFW

Supporting our community has been a priority for Fineline for 40 years. One way we have expanded our impact beyond our own efforts is sponsoring local organizations, including International Center, The Lord’s Table at Anna’s House and the Indiana Conference for Women. Indiana Conference for Women Our long time sponsorship of the Indiana Conference for…

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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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Staying Connected with Creative Marketing Kits

Creative marketing kits are a great way to stay connected with your employees and customers.  People respond to tactile things. There is a deep need to feel, to touch, that stimulates different parts of the brain than visual stimulation alone. Even if you are a completely online company, the chances are you can gain more…

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7 Questions for Developing an Inventory Management Strategy

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Inventory management strategy is a challenge for organizations of all sizes in all industries. Marketing directors find themselves ordering new materials when a fresh supply isn’t needed, or on the flip side, find they don’t have products when they are needed right away. Inventory Management Specialists later in the process need to know details of…

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Paper price increases in 2019: Here’s how it’s impacting businesses

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Due to the closing of major paper mills, and the rising cost of materials to make pulp, the paper industry is experiencing across-the-board increases. We have numerous letters from paper suppliers indicating a 3-5% paper price increase since the start of 2019. All of Fineline’s estimates since January 1, 2019 include the paper price increases and are good for 30 days from date of…

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