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2020 Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday gifting season is nearly upon us, but in the promotional products industry, shopping early is always key — since demands on production flow and inventory become higher the closer it gets to the holidays. That’s probably even more important this year, as our vendor partners have implemented various safety protocols to keep their teams […]

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Stay Safe: Products to Promote Your Business During Covid-19

We’ve now been dealing with a Covid-19 world for several months, and it’s become very clear that this is going to be our bizarre normal for a while. We previously discussed some products offerings that specifically dealt with Covid-19, but now that our industry has had more time to get items to market, we wanted […]

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COVID-19 Essentials

It’s a weird time in our world, and the next days and weeks and months are filled with lots of uncertainty. One thing we’ve been inspired by is how our vendor-partners have stepped up to meet the increasing demand for essential items like hand sanitizer, face masks, and other PPE. If your business is in […]

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Suck It Up: Reusable Straws Are Here to Stay

You can argue about the choice major companies like Starbucks and Disney have made to eliminate single-use plastic straws in their businesses all you want, but the reality is that reusable straws are here to stay, and they’re a trend worth embracing. When it comes to the promotional side of things, there are a variety […]

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Brand Your Kicks

During this year’s PPAI Expo (the promotional products industry’s largest trade show), we noticed one exciting new trend emerging in the world of promotional apparel … footwear. We started seeing branded socks emerge a couple years ago, and those are really taking off. (It’s no secret that we LOVE fun, patterned socks here at Jag.) […]

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Top Trends Spotted at PPAI 2017

The Jag team went south to Las Vegas earlier this year for the 2017 PPAI Expo – the promotional product industry’s single largest trade show. It takes up two floors of the Mandalay Bay Convention Center – hundreds of thousands of square feet of space! Yes, it’s as overwhelming as it sounds! But it was […]

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The Personal Touch of Print

For 25+ years, people have been saying — and saying to us, specifically — that “print is dead.” We can safely tell you, print is very much alive & well. Not only does print — printed paper, the printed word — continue to thrive, but in some ways, it is seeing a Renaissance, of sorts. […]

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New Product Spotlight: “The Cup”

Trends in promotional drinkware are always changing. In the last year, mason jars and mason jar-style drinkware have become hugely popular, and there are plenty of fun options to consider. We’ve seen acrylic wine “sippy cup” tumblers. Ever-changing water bottle styles in BPA-free acrylic, glass, and stainless steel. Ceramic and acrylic coffee cups styled to […]

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Hot Item: Stylus/Pen Combos

Pens are a perennial favorite among promotional products. Sure, almost everybody gets customized pens — but a pen is ALWAYS a useful takeaway item. I mean, who turns down a free pen? No one, I tell you. No one. Even myself — I get gobs of pen samples all the time from our manufacturers, and […]

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Best New Products for Summer 2013

Summer is officially here, and I don’t know about you guys, but here at Jag, we are SO ready! Bring on the sun, a lazy boat ride on the Willamette River, and a backyard barbeque. This warm weather also offers a chance for some really fantastic seasonal promotional products. Last year, we shared some of […]

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