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  • Prop 65 Explained

    Prop 65: If you’re in the promotional industry, you’ve probably heard this term, but you may have questions about what it means and why it matters. Proposition 65, which is short for the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, became law after California voters approved it in November 1986. It requires companies that do … read more

  • Giving and Winning

    Another year of business at Raining Rose has meant another fundraising campaign for United Way. Serving five counties in Iowa’s eastern region, United Way of East Central Iowa strives to break the cycle of poverty and build stronger communities, focusing on three main areas: education, financial stability, and health.

    United Way has meant a … read more

  • Labeling at a Whole New Level

    Raining Rose is very excited about the purchase of our new HP Indigo WS6900 Digital Press! Considering all the labeled items we produce on a daily basis, we’re thrilled about this enhancement. The press was installed in our facility on October 10, and we’re not looking back! 

    Here are just a few of the benefits offered by our new … read more

  • New Products for 2019

    It’s all about hand sanitizer in 2019! We’ve got a handful of exciting, brand-new products that are coming your way. Here’s a breakdown of what you have to look forward to: 

    Essential Oil Hand Sanitizer SprayPetite and practical, this sophisticated hand sanitizer spray is infused with an essential oil to create a sense of … read more

  • 2019 Trade Show Sneak Peek

    It’s that time of year again — the time when we’re very close to revealing next year’s trade show theme! Our gears have been turning as we’ve been pulling ideas together, and we’re excited to share the results with you…but not quite yet! 

    To whet your appetite, though, we wanted to give you a sneak … read more

  • Don’t Waste that Budget

    “Don’t tell me where your priorities are. Show me where you spend your money and I’ll tell you what they are.” –James W. Frick

    It’s important to spend your money wisely, especially when it comes to your company’s marketing efforts. Because we’re getting closer to the end of the year, it’s a … read more

  • Increasing Industry Knowledge

    Our sales representatives Lisa Waggoner and Mason Linn just took their credibility up a notch by earning their CAS (Certified Advertising Specialist) certification! A program offered through Promotional Products Association International, this certification requires at least three years of industry experience, 75 hours of industry-related classes, … read more

  • Go Pink!

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which means event planning and promotions are in full swing. How do you garner support for this cause? Traditionally, the swag handed out at breast cancer walks or fundraising events consist of branded items that are meant to portray a certain message, while exposing the recipient to the name logoed on the … read more

  • Our Favorite Moments from ASI Chicago

    Last week we had the privilege of exhibiting, presenting and entertaining in the Windy City for ASI’s annual promotional products show. Being seasoned veterans of the trade show floor, we fell right into stride during show floor hours. Off the show floor, we had the pleasure of experiencing a few new things this year – none of which … read more

  • SPARK Recap (guest blogger, Lindsey Davis, MAS)

    When registering to attend a conference, you answer all sorts of questions about your age, designation, preferences, and experience. In doing this, I recently realized that I’ve officially jumped to the next (and the last) box on the form in one category. I am now a proud member of the 11+ year’s in the industry box.

    When you are part … read more