The Christmas 2020 Countdown Begins

By Michaele Arneson We don’t normally remind you how many, or how few, days are left until Christmas, but there really isn’t anything normal about this year. So, here we go. As of September 1, there are 115 days until Christmas. Why are we bringing this up when we’re not even officially into the fall […]

This Day in Award History: August 22, 1851

On August 22, 1851, the U.S.-built schooner America raced against 15 yachts of the Royal Yacht Squadron, a fleet of Britain’s finest ships, in a 53-nautical-mile (98 km) regatta around England’s Isle of Wight. The ornate silver trophy won by the America, originally known as the “R.Y.S. £100 Cup,” was later donated to the New York […]

Too Much of a Good Thing?

By Michaele Arneson When it comes to having a choice, can there be too much of a good thing? We think so. Dande Company has more than 1,000 products to choose from on it’s e-commerce website. Truth be told, we have access to tens of thousands of gifts and recognition items and the ability to […]

A Rose By Any Other Name

By Michaele Arneson “What’s in a name? That which we call a roseBy any other name would smell as sweet;”William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet Juliet’s lament implies that what one is named does not matter what (or who) they are. Perhaps, but we take names pretty seriously in our business. More than 95% of the […]

1,500 Awesome Students

As we approach the beginning of a new school year, we like to look back at the sales totals for the previous period to plan for our supply needs. Aside from the functionality of this task, it is amazing to see how many great students we have in our local schools. For the 2013-2014 school […]