Measure for success

Measure for success

Metrics to track for assessing performance Workflow improvement is a major theme in many industry publications and webinars, and for good reasons. More than 85 per cent of respondents to a recent industry survey indicated that they are dealing with mostly manual...
Workflow practice

Workflow practice

Wondering how to improve your business? The economic impact of COVID-19 will be felt for years. Demand for printed marketing materials nearly disappeared completely. Clients of all sizes and industries are also facing severe financial pressures. The approaches you’ve...
Do more with less

Do more with less

The dos and don’ts of operational-level SWOT analysis   The pandemic has forced all companies to make major changes. A February 2021 study by PRINTING United Alliance indicated that 79 per cent of print service providers have seen a 26 per cent decrease in...
Forming an exit strategy

Forming an exit strategy

Are these winds of change, or is a storm coming?   When is the right time to sell, merge or exit the printing business? The adage ‘buy low and sell high’ may be the ideal, but in today’s volatile economy, that lofty goal may not be possible for many. M+A activity...
Press Release: Connecting For Results Expands to the United States

Press Release: Connecting For Results Expands to the United States

Toronto, ON, FEBRUARY 23, 2021 — During this challenging time in the global landscape and the printing industry, strategic consulting firm, Connecting for Results Inc., (CFR) is now available to assist clients across North America. The organization is extending its...
Marketing to marketers

Marketing to marketers

Resources to help sell printed communications over digital    While 2020 was a difficult year for most companies in the commercial print segment, the return to ‘business as usual’ in 2021 is not expected to materialize. Most commercial printers, direct mail firms...