Are You Overlooking the Big Picture?

There’s no denying the COVID-19 pandemic rekindled consumers’ love for puzzles. In 2021 alone, puzzle sales reached $833 million and analysts project continued market growth in 20221. The item’s popularity caught our attention as one of the hottest trends for 2022, but that’s not the only noteworthy aspect of puzzle building.   Assembling a jigsaw puzzle… Read More

Brand Matters: 2022 Promotional Product Trends

As we move into 2022, there is one trend that is undeniable. Print and promo are back and more effective than EVER before.   According to a recent study of 300 corporate gift buyers by GiftNow, corporate gifting is expected to reach $242 billion this year, growing at an accelerated rate.1  The reason behind this growth?  Things got personal.  With everyone feeling dispersed and disconnected, companies are looking for ways… Read More

Owner Spotlight: Pablo Prahl and Jennifer Herrera, A&G Marketing Group Powered by Proforma

This month, which also happens to mark National Hispanic Heritage Month, our Owner Spotlight is on Pablo Prahl and Jennifer Herrera. Pablo and Jennifer both are originally from Guatemala City in Central America. They have been married for 19 years, with their 20 year anniversary coming up next February. We celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month to recognize the… Read More

Gift Programs Minus the Headache

Nothing takes the joy out of gift programs more than the stress of bringing it all together! There are selecting products, designing artwork and packaging, creating personalized cards, collecting orders, managing proofs, and shipping and fulfillment. Add in the hybrid work environment and supply disruptions around the industry, and it’s enough to give anyone a… Read More

The Sweet Spot - Just the Right Gift at Just the Right Time

The Sweet Spot: Just the Right Gift at Just the Right Time

Building Relationships through Just the Right Gift at Just the Right Time Some days are just hard. It doesn’t matter what you try, nothing seems to work. Your task list keeps growing instead of getting shorter. You find no joy in what you do. But other days it all comes together. You love what you’re… Read More

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A Gift Worth Remembering

There is magic in the perfect gift. Think back to a time when you received a special gift from someone. You probably went through a range of emotions like surprise, excitement, and appreciation. That’s because the perfect gift creates a lasting memory and forges a stronger relationship between the recipient and the gift giver. This… Read More

Time is of the Essence for Ordering Your Holiday Gifts

Ever heard of Christmas in July?  While it’s not widely celebrated, you may want to start thinking about the holiday’s a little earlier this year. The supply chain disruptions that many have been facing unfortunately won’t be dissipating anytime soon, which might put a damper on anyone used to preparing last minute gift programs for… Read More

The Promo Industry’s Responsibility to Sustainability

It is no secret that the Promotional Products industry has received some scrutiny over its environmental impact in the past. In fact, every industry faces challenges when it comes to the global environmental crisis—but, with every challenge, comes opportunity. If the pandemic has taught us anything over the last year, it’s that when life returns… Read More