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7 Sustainable Merchandise Ideas for Eco-Conscious Brands

In 2024, 90 percent of global consumers want companies to care about social and environmental issues. How can you become an eco-conscious brand that people want to interact with and buy from through sustainable merchandise ideas? Imprint Engine has more than a decade of experience helping brands create products that don’t end up in landfills […]

How to Build a Corporate Gifting Strategy

Posted on Thu Apr 4, 2024.

Forget boring business tactics. Corporate gifting is your secret weapon to improve your brand image and relationships. Enrich your relationships: Each thoughtful interaction deposits currency and builds rapport. The more personalized and timely your corporate gifting strategy is, the more your balance grows—turning clients into loyal fans and employees into brand advocates. Imprint Engine empowers […]

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Why is Corporate Gifting Important?

Posted on Mon Apr 1, 2024.

Imagine it’s the holiday season, and your company is gearing up to express gratitude to clients, partners, and employees. You want to make a lasting impression that reflects your brand’s values and appreciation. How will they feel when opening the box? It’s the warm, small gestures that count. Plus, it is strategic. To answer the […]

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Planning Your Marketing Spend Effectively

Posted on Thu Mar 28, 2024.

Promotional Budget Methods According to Bizzabo, 80.4% of organizers identify in-person events as their most impactful marketing channel. However, when it comes time to get the paper and pen to start budgeting, skilled individuals from marketing to HR often need help knowing where to start. This guide will discuss four simple and actionable promotional budget […]

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Global Team Building: Initiatives That Work

Posted on Wed Mar 27, 2024.

Remote work is transforming the workplace and empowering organizations to hire people from all over the world. Having a global team undoubtedly makes for great business. Dispersed employees provide increased diversity, local expertise, and an edge in an increasingly competitive global economy. But with physical distance, there are plenty of challenges when it comes to […]

How to Improve Corporate Social Responsibility: 7 Effective Strategies

Posted on Mon Mar 25, 2024.

The workforce is about to undergo significant changes. By 2025, 60% of employees will be millennials—a generation that places Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at the forefront of their priorities. It involves environmental stewardship, community engagement, and ethical practices. Why should businesses pay attention? Let’s explore actionable steps you can take to enhance your Corporate Social […]

Sustainability Initiatives to Use in Your Workplace

Posted on Fri Mar 15, 2024.

As global environmental awareness increases, it is now an expectation from consumers and workers that businesses have sustainability initiatives in place. In fact, 88% of employees believe it is no longer acceptable for companies to just make money; companies must positively impact society as well. In another survey, 83% of millennials said they’d be more […]

How Gifting Nurtures Business, Relationships, Community

Posted on Thu Mar 7, 2024.

Technically we’re not scientists. But we do consider ourselves experts in the science behind brand experiences. We call it The Gifting Effect (so do researchers Michela Balconi and Giulia Fronda). It goes far beyond your company’s holiday party or branded merch. It’s ingrained in nearly every facet of our lives. The Gifting Effect entails more […]

Trying To Avoid a Sh*tshow? You’ll Need a team of All-Stars.

Posted on Thu Mar 7, 2024.

Behind every big win is an all-star lineup of talent, whether they’re playing a game or collaborating at work. You’ve heard there’s no ‘I’ in team, so why tackle a project as complicated and nuanced as a company-wide brand experience all by yourself? Sure, it may seem easy enough — sourcing affordable yet desirable products, […]

Your Current Supplier May Be Screwing You And Your Inventory

Posted on Thu Mar 7, 2024.

So you’re thinking about how to best manage your inventory. To bring in a third party or not to? What if owning inventory ourselves turns out to be a waste of money? Are stock and inventory the same thing? What if we over-purchase? What if I mess it all up and get uninvited to the […]

It’s Time to Stop the Cycle of Sh*tty Appreciation Gifts

Posted on Thu Mar 7, 2024.

If planning this year’s gifts and brand experiences feels like a checkbox on your to-do list, you’re going about it all wrong. Tokens of appreciation prove again and again to be effective in engaging your team, boosting morale, increasing productivity and strengthening company culture. But you’ve heard ‘quality over quantity’ or ‘haste makes waste’ and […]

How to Celebrate Remote Workers on Employee Appreciation Day

Posted on Fri Mar 1, 2024.

In an era where your company’s culture is one of your brand’s most potent statements, acknowledging every team member’s contributions becomes crucial—especially those who work remotely. Remote Employee Appreciation Day is September 22nd. However, you do not have to wait until Fall to say “thank you” to those who work in different states, coasts, or […]

Gifting Is Now Easier Through The Acquisition Bluebird CX

Posted on Wed Oct 4, 2023.

In a strategic move, Imprint Engine recognized the burgeoning demand for an automated gifting solution. “We’ve made significant tech advancements over the years, especially in developing company stores where employees or customers can seamlessly shop,” stated Imprint Engine CEO Caleb Gilbertson. “Acquiring Bluebird CX was the logical next step to enhance our service offering and […]