Monthly Archives: September 2012

Customer Service Appreciation Week

As far as I’m concerned, every day should be customer service appreciation day. Don’t get me wrong, there are a lot of wonderful people who call and email us every day who are a pleasure to talk to and work … Continue reading

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It’s a small world after all…

Something interesting I’ve noticed since working for a lapel pin company: how news and events impact our business and how that effects what our top-selling items will be during the coming weeks. For example, when 9-11 occurred, our American flag … Continue reading

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“All we are asking, is give peace a chance”…

Well, not only is it Friday (which in itself is a minor holiday around this office) but it also happens to be International Peace Day! A day created by the UN back in 1982, this isn’t a holiday persay, but … Continue reading

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The Cancer Awareness Rainbow

We all know that October is breast cancer awareness month; indeed, it’s impossible not to notice when you see pink literally everywhere. And it’s a wonderful thing that it does exist, and to the extent that it does, because October’s … Continue reading

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Root, root, root for the home team!

I realize not everyone follows football. But at our office here in Chicago, there are a LOT of Bears fans. Which, during this time of year, tends to make me feel a little bit out numbered, since I grew up … Continue reading

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Where were you when…?

I couldn’t help but put this day down in words. Today marks the 11th year since the attacks upon DC, New York and Pennsylvania by terrorists. We’ve all got our stories now, some more epic than others, about where we … Continue reading

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Think Pink!

I’m doing my best to keep ahead of upcoming events. This time of year you already hear murmurs of “the holidays”, and I think that’s jump started my ambition to not get caught off-guard… again. But I can’t get too … Continue reading

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Lapel Pins are Touchstones

I read an article this morning about two curators for the Washington National Museum of American History who have been going to both the RNC and the DNC since 1976. They aren’t there to play politics though: they’re there to … Continue reading

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