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How we use design thinking

For projects that require more customization such as sales and sample kits, we’ve developed a creative process called design thinking. In order to best serve clients who need a product…

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5 ways to make a b2b partnership successful

B2B relationships differ greatly from average B2C transactions. Impulse buys and emotional decision making play less of a role when choosing a vendor. Things like trust, professionalism and organizational efficiency are…

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5 Things a Menu Says about Your Restaurant

When you walk into a restaurant there are a few things you ask yourself right away. Does this look like a place I want to eat at? How long will…

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How to Make Your Samples Eco-Friendly

The environmental movement has produced a profound shift in consumer thinking. Industries are not judged solely by the quality of products or services that they create but also by the…

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The Future of Trendex

As times change and technology progresses, businesses have to plan for the future. Those that are content with the status quo risk their very livelihood. While Trendex has already made…

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How to Survive a Shrinking Industry

Like many industries in the past, binding has taken a hit. Gone are the days when all information was printed and then bound in a book. Once one of the…

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The Beginning of Trendex

In 1985 two young men from Iowa ventured north and purchased a business together. Tired of toiling on the farm, Jeff and Tom looked for a way to escape rural…

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10 Things You May Not Know About Trendex

Every company has a great story to tell about a famous client, company history or some milestone reached but there are a ton of interesting tidbits that they don’t do…