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Bigger, Faster, Closer to Your Deadline!

Many companies today either practice or are moving to what’s known as “just-in-time” inventory management—often just called JIT. It’s the process of ordering and receiving inventory only when it’s needed. There’s no surplus of stock on hand. Operating with these low inventory levels allows companies to lower inventory carrying costs as they increase efficiency and…

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Vinyl Art Case Study: How do you protect something as well as the brand it represents?

Beanie Baby® buying and selling remains popular on eBay—but it’s no longer the industry that during the mid-90s accounted for 10% of eBay’s sales. The rarest of Beanie Babies® were valuable financial investments. Even the not-so-in-demand Beanie Babies could be auctioned on eBay for a 10-fold profit. Like anything of value, it wasn’t long before…

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There’s Still A Place In Our Hearts (And Walls and Desks) For Printed Calendars

Yes, we love the digital version…but there’s still a place in our hearts (and walls and desks) for printed calendars. The days of printed calendars are far from over. In spite of the dire predictions by digital prognosticators, sales of paper calendars, appointment books, and planners are actually on the rise. A consumer research firm…

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It’s Way Too Early To Start Thinking About Back To School…Or Is It?

Our customers in the education field are some of the most organized people we’ve ever met, so it comes as no surprise to us that they’re already deep into the planning stages for the coming school year, while everybody else is just getting around to thinking about how they’ll spend their summer vacation. They do…

Star Tribune Highlights Vinyl Art’s 35+ Year History

Thanks to the Star Tribune for featuring Vinyl Art in the Business section highlighting our 35+ year history, recent expansions and growth to come… Minneapolis Packaging Company Ready For Growth Created By 35 Years Of History “You’ve got two choices in business,” says Vinyl Art’s President, Rob Roy. “You can offer excuses, or you can provide…