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May 2010

20 Most Frequently Asked Questions Workshop

May 26, 2010

Attend NNEP Co-Founder Susan Ritchie‘s workshop, “20 Most Frequently Asked Questions” at the Embroidery & Direct-to-Garment Extravaganza, hosted by SWF East. Comments from a previous attendee of Susan’s FAQ workshop – Share this:

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American Needle V. NFL

May 25, 2010

Follow an interesting case where American Needle sued the NFL over access to licensing rights. Share this:

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Participate in Stitches Magazine Article

May 25, 2010

We just heard from a freelance writer that works with Stitches Magazine. She is looking for a few folks to interview for an article she is developing. Share this:

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VOTE for NNEP Preferred Vendors NOW!

May 21, 2010

VOTE for NNEP Preferred Vendors and help them earn national recognition awards!   Share this:

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NNEP’s 15th Anniversary Conference!

May 21, 2010

We are very excited to announce our 15th Anniversary Conference… NNEP 2011 – Columbus, the NNEP’s annual conference, trade show and industry garage sale for professional embroiderers and apparel decorators! NNEP 2011 – Columbus will be February 17-19, 2011 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Dublin/Columbus, Ohio. As in past years, classes will be all [...]

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Specialty Shop Retailing – Book Review

May 14, 2010

Specialty Shop Retailing by Carol Schroeder is a MUST READ for any apparel decorator considering or having a store front. For those wishing to open a retail store, the format of this book is sequential, covering every aspect of a retail sales location. There is a three month planning or “to do” guide which takes [...]

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23 Things I’ve Learned after 15 years in Business & 45 years Alive

May 12, 2010

Statistics say that only 5% of businesses started make it past the 10-year mark. This year, NNEP actually reaches the 15 year mark on June 21st. And around that same time, I cruise past the 45-year mark personally. Here are a few things that I have learned so far: 1. Always say hello. Make the [...]

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NNEP Interviews Brad Grier, Names Limited

May 7, 2010

Susan Ritchie, Vice President of NNEP, interviewed Brad Grier, the owner of Names Limited at a recent industry trade show.  Brad offers savings to NNEP members, as he is a member of the NNEP Preferred Vendor Program. Getting to know your suppliers is one of the best reasons to attend an industry trade show. These folks [...]

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L.A.T Sportswear Joins NNEP Preferred Vendor Program

May 5, 2010

Great News!  L.A.T Sportswear is a new Preferred Vendor with NNEP, offering preferred pricing to NNEP members!  Contact them for a catalog, or if you have any questions. Members can download a current Section 2 (all the current Preferred Vendors, and their offers, in alphabetical order) for the Embroidery Manual by logging into the NNEP website, http://www.nnep.net/, Members [...]

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