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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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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 […]
By Michaele Arneson The debate regarding participation trophies has been stirred up again, in large part due to Pittsburg Steelers linebacker James Harrison’s recent comments about the trophies his 6- and 8-year old boys received. From his Instagram post: “While I am very proud of my boys for everything they do and will encourage them […]
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 […]
Over the years, we have been a part of many discussions about whether to reward kids for simple participation in a sport. Recently, we had one of our repeat coach customers share a story with us that gave us a renewed perspective on the topic. The coach had previously ordered medals from us and needed […]