With all that has changed since the COVID-19 pandemic, one thing that has continued is the need to conduct meetings.
As the wide-format inkjet segment has evolved, there have been plenty of examples of both strong and weak brand loyalty for OEMs.
Andy Paparozzi, Chief Economist for PRINTING United Alliance, answers questions about the economic impact of COVID-19 on printing.
It looked like a good fit. The seller, unfortunately, didn’t see it that way.
As a trade association president, I knew that one of my most important jobs was to offer our members a friendly, well informed, third-party perspective on strategic business issues. Today, our New Direction Partners clients want the same thing: not just information about the mechanics of M&As, but also a genuine understanding of the industry and the mindsets of the people who own those companies.
For many years, I had the privilege of serving in leadership positions with Printing Industries of New England (PINE), the largest printing trade association in the Northeast. Then as now, I was greatly impressed by the resiliency of our members and their ability to adapt to changing business circumstances.