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Another DoDuds Shipment – 203 Pounds!

Four facilities that support women and children in crisis or in need are about to receive 203 POUNDS of new clothing through the Embroidery Network Foundation’s DoDuds Apparel Drive program. The boxes are going to facilities in Ohio, Mississippi, Arkansas and New York this time. The majority of the donations in this shipment came from members…
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Why?

A recent post from Sarah Zink is one of the best explanations about why joining an organization such as the National Network of Embroidery Professionals (NNEP) sets you apart from your competition. “Given the same tools, some people will innately ‘get’ how to make them work – better, faster, smarter, stronger. But what happens to…
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Top 5 Reasons to Attend an Embroidery Trade Show

You may be thinking about attending one of the embroidery trade shows in 2019, but don’t quite know if it’s worth the effort. Attending a decorated apparel industry trade show can provide opportunities for your business to grow and flourish, but attending can also cost a pretty penny and put the brakes on job production while you are…
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Recommendery: Feed your Brain & Grow Your Profits!

I am an addict – to business books! I read anywhere from 25-40 of these kinds of books a year, on top of the 2-3 fiction books per week that I read or listen to. Yep, I am a bookaholic, no doubt about it. Here is a list of some of the books that I…
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Apex Transfers Joins NNEP Preferred Vendors Program

We are pleased to welcome another company to the NNEP’s Preferred Vendor Program, Apex Transfers. If you have any questions, their contact information is listed below. We will send you the link to the updated Section 2 for your NNEP manual soon! Have a great day, and Happy Friday! Jennifer, NNEP Apex Transfers Brian Hill,…
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2018 Embroidery Industry Survey by Printwear & NNEP

How does your business compare with the national averages? Find out! Participate in this brief, 8-minute survey now. On behalf of Printwear and NNEP, I am inviting you to share your thoughts and opinions on the commercial embroidery market and your business. Your time is valuable, and we think the information gained here will be…
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Choose the Right Packaging Size and Save $!

Whether you’re shipping one package a day or hundreds, finding the right fit for your packaging can reduce costs and offer more protection for your products. Companies ― maybe even your own ― often use boxes that aren’t the right fit for the items being shipped. And to keep the item in place, they use…
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Think outside the (shoe) box

Sneakerhead (noun): a person who collects, trades, or admires sneakers as a hobby. A sneakerhead may also be highly experienced in distinguishing between real and replica sneakers. Sneaker collecting is a hobby often manifested by the use and collection of shoes made for particular sports, particularly basketball and skateboarding. Wikipedia Sneakerheads, meet ONEDAY! This “make your own shoe” concept may be the equivalent to…
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NNEP welcomes Condé Systems, Inc. as a Preferred Vendor

NNEP is pleased to welcome Condé Systems, Inc. as a new member of the Preferred Vendor Program. Condé Systems, Inc. is a technology developer and distributor of color printers and supplies worldwide. As a growing multi-million-dollar corporation, Condé is a premier source for printers, substrates, and consumables serving the graphic art, photography, prepress, and desktop…
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NNEP’s Embroidery & Digitizing Conference is here!

I love industry events – it is so interesting, exciting, fun to see what everyone is doing, to see what they are wearing and to hear how they and their businesses are doing! And we get to do that again next week, at NNEP’s Embroidery & Digitizing Conference, in Cleveland, Ohio on June 14 &…
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