It’s on cars, vitamin supplements, at gas stations, hotel lobbies, office buildings, even at your favorite, or at least frequented haunts like McDonald’s and Starbucks. If you live in or visit California frequently, odds are you’ve seen it every day since 1986. What are we talking about?   Prop 65.   What is Prop 65?   Proposition 65 or Prop 65 refers to a California law formally known as the

Proper product development is essential. Don’t be “that guy”, get branded merchandise right the first time around. In our final Merchandise Mishaps post, we’ll discuss the last few most common mistakes company’s experience when beginning a branded merchandise initiative. Don’t be these guys – with the help of Staples Promotional Products, we can get your branded gear campaign kicked off the right way.   They create a centralized program… but

It’s true what they say: everyone makes mistakes, even when it comes to product design. But, you’re not just anyone. You like to get things done and get them done right. Staples Promotional Products is here to help you avoid time-consuming and costly mistakes by outlining some of the most common mistakes companies make when selecting branded merchandise. Here are just a few examples.   Settling for “logo slaps” Most companies

Fidget spinners are turning so quickly, it is hard to keep up. The first major appearance for the fidget spinner was at Toy Fair New York in February 2017. Stores began stocking them in March and by early May 200 million had shipped to retailers. Prices range from under $5 to over $20. The whirlwind in sales hasn’t come without some controversy. Some schools have banned them, saying spinners are

“Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted. Trouble is… I don’t know which half.” –John Wanamaker, Department Store Innovator and Marketing Pioneer This is exactly the way most enterprises regard branded merchandise. They know they’re spending a lot, and they know it’s helping somehow — but they don’t have a strategy to maximize the effectiveness of their investment. The fragmented market is partly to blame. Over 20,000 North