Glendale Acquired by Capital Resource Partners

| Jim Tierney

Private equity firm Capital Resource Partners has acquired Glendale, a direct marketer of ceremonial uniform accessories and parade equipment worn and used by the military, police and fire departments, schools and organizations.

2011 in Review: QR Codes Become Mainstream and Mystery

| Tim Parry

The U.S. Postal Service, which is not necessarily known for being cutting-edge, deserves credit for raising QR code awareness to direct mailers. The USPS offered mailers a 3% discount if it used the 2D barcodes in its mailings over the summer.

3 Strategies for Last-minute Holiday Email Campaigns

| Andrea Orvis

Most email marketers have their holiday promotional calendar mapped out well before Black Friday. But what if you find yourself needing to put together a message quickly to meet your end-of-year or holiday season sales goals? Here are some tips to help you create a timely email when you are short on time.

2012 Paper Prices Will be Stable to Higher

| Jim Tierney

The price of paper will be stable to higher in 2012, according to Steve Silver, president/CEO of FutureMark Paper Co., but given the market’s unpredictable demand, there really isn’t a normal pattern anymore