You don’t succeed in the label industry for 50 years without learning from your mistakes. Lori Campbell of The Label Printers shared five lessons based on the company’s successful past, and how they will lead to an even more promising future.Read More
Rock Around the Block - The Blog of Rock LaManna
Topics: Label Industry
With on-the-shelf packaging products, the stakes and the rate of failure is ridiculously high. In America, 90% of new products fail after two years. Eye tracking insights can reverse that trend and save companies millions with accurate predictive data.Read More
As we assembled this year’s contributions to our 2016 industry predictions, we found fewer submissions. Perhaps the end of the year is too busy of a time, perhaps people are a bit uncertain of what the future will hold. However, the submissions we did receive are in-depth, interesting and insightful. It’s definitely quality over quantity - enjoy!Read More
Readers of the fine publication Label & Narrow Web will know that I’m a regular contributor with my column, “The Bottom Line.” In the September issue, I touch on a topic that’s all-too-real for Baby Boomers: You WILL have to sell your business.Read More
What awaits the print label and converting industries in 2015? I asked some of the fields’ experts to weigh in, and received a myriad of informative and intriguing responses. Take a look at what the industries’ top dogs are expecting in 2015.Read More
Topics: Label Industry
The trend among big brands is to do business with a label printer that has multiple locations, providing global access to markets. One printer is doing just the opposite, carving out a unique niche based on local service in the process.
Mergers and Acquisitions are no longer relegated to the big dogs. In a terrific article, Jim Hill of Benesch explains why big packaging and label companies are in search of smaller companies. It’s a particularly enlightening insight - especially if you’re considering selling your company.
Two weeks ago, I presented at the AWA Executive M&A Forum in Chicago. The room was filled with heavy hitters from around the pressure-sensitive materials industry. Yet one of the attendees made a comment that surprised me about label business owners.
Earlier in May, I presented at the AWA Executive M&A Forum. My big takeaway from all the presentations? Multiples are up, and buyers are eager to find sellers in the pressure-sensitive materials industry.