How to sell and market during a pandemic

October 1st, 2020

By Madeleine MacRae Determining the best way to sell and, even more so, how to effectively and appropriately market your products and services at a time of such widespread uncertainty and deep market disruption can be a daunting task. As a leader during this unprecedented time, you have a lot on your plate. You have […]

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Aurora hires new sales and management staff

May 20th, 2016

Aurora Specialty Textiles Group Inc., Yorkville, Ill., recently invested in a new U.S. manufacturing textile plant and its new hires reflect the company’s expansion as it adds new capabilities and enters new markets. John Schuster, a former Business Unit Director for GMT, has been named director of plant operations. Schuster will have responsibility for manufacturing, […]

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Part 1: State of the Industry 2016

February 1st, 2016

With the U.S. economy continuing a slow but steady recovery, more job growth, more consumer confidence and increasing sales are anticipated for 2016. The world economy in review Six years after the world economy emerged from the Great Recession of 2009, a return to a strong global expansion remains elusive. The downside risks to the […]

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Durst team strengthens with new addition, role expansion

November 17th, 2015

Durst U.S. has added textile/soft-signage printing expert Bob Rychel and expanded the role for large-format digital sales manager Tom Green, who will serve the Southeast region in addition to his general responsibilities. Rychel has more than 25 years of experience in the large-format digital graphics marketplace – including the last eight focused on the textile/soft-signage […]

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Tailor your Web presence to bring in customers

March 1st, 2008

Stephen Sibbald’s 15-year-old nephew washed boats for his uncle one summer, but he really wanted to work on the computer. Sibbald made him a deal: One boat-washing day earned one computer day. By the end of the summer, Scottie’s Canvas & Marine Outfitters in Fort Myers, Fla., had a Web site selling a $120, French-made […]

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