The Spark Blog

Sales Team Profile: Tim Craig

I sat down with Tim Craig, a Boundless Sales Affiliate, who grew up in the promo industry. He speaks on how the industry has changed and his secret to building great relationships with clients! Tell me a little bit about yourself: I was born and raised in Minnesota. I am the oldest of 5, 2 […]

Our Favorite Things: Tech Collection

Our Favorite Things: Tech Collection

With a broad and quickly evolving category like technology, staying aware of the latest market trends and wading through the vast sea of product can prove to be a challenge.  That’s why we’ve done the research for you and created the newest installment in Our Favorite Things booklet series to help you navigate all of the bestselling […]

How RFID Technology Can Benefit Your Brand

What if I told you there was a technology that allowed you to check inventory in minutes, connect with your audience, and manage the attendance of your events? It might sound too useful to be true, but RFID technology is taking off and has finally broken its path into promos! So, what is RFID?   […]

Debunking 3 Common Customization Myths

Show of hands, who out there owns a polo with a left chest embroidery imprint?  What about a a pen with a phone number on it?  When something becomes extremely commonplace our brains often stop registering it, which means if your imprint methods are unoriginal your customers may not even notice your logo.  It’s important […]

Don’t Sweat It, Here’s What’s Trending In Summer Apparel

What’s trending? We get asked that question a lot, and for good reason.  Apparel trends in particular fluctuate faster than any other product category in our industry due to the seasonal nature of clothing.  We know staying on top of what’s trending in apparel can be tough, but don’t sweat it!  After working with our […]

All of your NFC Technology Questions Answered!

Have you heard of Near-Field Communication (NFC)?  If you haven’t, you can expect to hear more about this buzzworthy tech soon!  The NFC market is set to expand to $23 billion by 2023, and the applications for this technology are nearly endless.  NFC is the technology feature in your smartphone that allows you to tap [...]

Experiential Marketing: Event Gifting

Sometimes a simple gift doesn’t express how much you appreciate your employees, clients, and anyone else who helps the success of your business. Instead, invite them to a unique event that immerses them in your brand and sends them home with a handpicked, name-brand present. What is Event Gifting? Event gifting rewards attendees with a [...]
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Sip on This: The Reusable Straw Movement!

The Problem with Plastic Did you know that Americans use over 500 million plastic straws every day?  Or that because they are so lightweight they often blow into waterways and end up harming wildlife in our oceans?  Plastics can't be recycled and don't decompose, leading to long-term pollution on our land and in our oceans [...]
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Founders’ Circle 2019: New Frontiers

“The principle mark of genius is not perfection but originality, the opening of new frontiers.” Founders’ Circle may not be perfect, but it is certainly an original.  This one-of-a-kind event brings together our key stakeholders every year for a 3-day event consisting of team building, strategic meetings, and social gatherings.  This year’s theme, “New Frontiers,” [...]
Our favorite things

Our Favorite Things: Apparel Collection

Let’s face it—staying up-to-date on the latest and greatest in apparel can be difficult.  Trends change with the seasons, and retail apparel is constantly pushing the boundaries of what’s in fashion in the promotional products industry. But don’t worry, we’ve got your back!  After researching market trends, analyzing bestseller lists, and working with our top [...]