Showing our credentials! When buying promotional merchandise it’s important that you work with a reputable and reliable supply chain. Having certain credentials demonstrates a business has been verified by a third party to perform properly and will give you the assurance that your brand is being protected. Getting accredited is usually a formal process. An
Arcadia in the spotlight We all want to do things well. We like to be recognised and appreciated for a job completed successfully. At Arcadia we know how important it is to our customers that we get it right every time. From the initial contact right through to delivery of goods we want customers to
Business ethics and promotional merchandise When buying promotional merchandise, companies often overlook the importance of making sure the products are sourced from an ethical supply chain. This becomes extremely important with larger campaigns and even more so when manufacturing a custom made item, where materials, the factory and product may need ethical and compliant certification.
ISO 27001 We’re getting there! Arcadia is pleased to announce that it’s well on the way to achieving ISO/IEC 27001 status. The ISO 27001 series offers best practice recommendations for information security management, enabling businesses to better manage security and reduce risk. The programme is similar in design to the quality management system (ISO 9001)
Poor quality Mug Printing Investigation. The BPMA reports findings… When the BPMA surveyed people at a marketing exhibition it got something of a shock – 72% said they weren’t happy with the quality of the promotional goods they’d received; 82% of the larger buyers said they were unhappy. There’s no doubt that promotional merchandise is one of