SAINT LOUIS, MISSOURI, November 2018 – DSG International of El Segundo, California has joined Facilisgroup’s fast-growing community of leading promotional products distributor partners.
Started by brothers Steve and Darren Gable more than 19 years ago, DSG offers marketing and branding services as well as direct source and decoration of promotional items. “We’re excited to develop relationships with the Facilis supplier and distributor community. I’m confident the best prac
SAINT LOUIS, MISSOURI, November 2018 – Facilisgroup announced today that it has been acquired by Elysian Capital LLC, a private equity firm based in London, UK. Headquartered in St. Louis, with offices in Ottawa, Ontario, Facilis will continue to operate as Facilisgroup under the strategic leadership of Dan Rochette (Founder), Martin Weber (CBDO) and Chuck Fandos (CEO). This acquisition is an important next step in Facilisgroup’s growth and evolution. “Over the past year, we
In November 1986, when Californians voted to approve a ballot initiative to protect their water supply, it must have seemed like a no-brainer. The primary objective of this new Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act was to prevent companies from discharging toxic chemicals into water or land. But it was a secondary provision of the law, a requirement to place warning labels on products that contain chemicals known to cause cancer or birth defects, that has made this no
Our industry is changing fast in many ways and in others, not much is changing. How do I thrive in this environment? Let’s look at where we are, where we are going, and what you need to do to succeed. Where are we today?? We are in good shape in a lot of areas. Margins continue to hold steady for distributors in the 33-35% range. This has not changed in decades. The Supplier/Distributor relationship is strong and thriving. Most importantly, the power of the promotional produc