(Safe) Fun in the Sun

A bad sunburn has the potential to be more than just a temporary annoyance—it can lead to serious skin damage or cancer. But keeping safe doesn’t mean you have to live like a shut-in this summer. Rather, help employees and customers have fun in the sun while minimizing risk using these tips and our large array of customizable sun-safe promotional products: Slather On Suncreen The skin is the largest organ of the body, and it’s also one of the most vulnerable to the elements. Be kind to your skin by using sunscreen on a daily basis—yes, even on overcast days and in the winter. In fact, 87% of the sun’s rays penetrate through clouds and fog, which is why you shouldn’t limit your sunscreen habit only to days at the beach. So what strength of sunscreen should you be using? SPFs range in strength, but most dermatologists seem to agree … Read More

Practicing What We Preach: Our New Eco-Friendly Offices

At Crestline, we take social responsibility seriously. As one of the top 10 carbon neutral retailers in North America, we’re committed to ethical sourcing and responsible manufacturing processes. So when our company set out to renovate our current workspace into a state-of-the-art facility, going green was a top priority. When finished, the space will occupy 105,000 sq. ft. and make room for 25 to 50 new employees over the next three to five years. As part of the project, we’ve taken steps to ensure that the new facility is environmentally friendly, which includes becoming LEED certified at the gold level and qualifying as a Maine Advanced Building. We are in the process of installing one of the largest private solar arrays in the state to provide our facility with clean, renewable solar energy. By adding 620 ground-mounted panels, we’ll eliminate more than 8 million pounds of carbon pollution over 40 years and will … Read More

The Making of Greenery: How the 2017 Pantone Color of the Year Got Chosen

Famously standardizing the language for color communication across industries, Pantone LLC is a world-renowned authority on color, and as such, annually names a hue to represent the coming year. For 2017, this color is Greenery, a beautifully vivid yellowish green that fans liken to plant life and opponents describe as Kermit colored. Love it or hate it, everyone wants to know, why was this color picked? It may feel random to the untrained eye, but the color selection process is in fact carefully orchestrated and tends to skew more subjective than scientific. Starting nine months out, members of the Pantone Color Institute begin looking at macro influencers that span many industries and disciplines to uncover color trends. Their focus is worldwide, with travel a must. From Milan to New York City to Dubai, members of the Institute spend months visiting different cities and experiencing the art, architecture, politics and fashion … Read More

4 Ways to Get Your Nonprofit Noticed

Did you know that there are over 1.5 million nonprofit organizations registered in the US? With so many worthy causes hoping to gain support from donors, it is important to get creative when amplifying your message. Here are a few tips for effective non-profit marketing: Sell Some Swag Bring your logo to life by selling items like T-shirts, hats, water bottles, mugs and bracelets on your website as a way to raise funds. Consider creating benchmarks to give people a tangible idea for how their money will be used (“500 T-shirts sold allows us to provide one village with drinking water for a month,” etc.). Every piece of merchandise sold and used will also help raise awareness and garner supporters. Get Social Media Savvy Social media platforms, especially Facebook and Twitter, are ideal for promoting your cause and keeping people engaged with updates, blog posts, event photos, questionnaires, and videos. … Read More

8 Ways to Recognize Heart Health Month

February is Heart Health Month. Although the statistics surrounding heart disease can be scary—it’s the leading cause of death for both women and men in the U.S.—there is good news: it’s also very preventable. Here are eight tips for promoting awareness and reducing risk while at the office. Wear Red February 3rd is Wear Red Day, but sporting red anytime during the month is a great way to support the cause and spread awareness. Take a peek at our “Seeing Red” Pinterest board for inspiration. Learn Lifesaving CPR Arrange for the American Red Cross to come to your office for on-site first aid training. Also, keep an Emergency CPR Mega-Mags™ Magnet in common areas, like break rooms, so people can have easy access to this life-saving guide. Maintain A Healthy Weight Excess belly fat can contribute to high blood pressure and unhealthy blood lipid levels. Help combat excess pounds by … Read More

5 Foolproof Ways to Reduce Workplace Stress

April is National Stress Awareness month, a time that health professionals dedicate to educating and raising awareness about stress. Stress and stress related health issues are a growing epidemic that needs to be addressed. Learning how to recognize our stress, manage it and find new ways to relax and reduce stress is crucial for our work and personal lives. Everyone encounters stress, some more than others. Stress can be very harmful to your health in a variety of ways if not properly handled. Stress management is becoming a top priority for many companies because of the negative effects of stress. Work related pressure is one of the biggest causes of stress in the United States.  Employees who are dealing with high amounts of stress can be destructive for your company. Employees with high-stress levels have a tendency to create tension with coworkers and butt heads with management. Having employees that … Read More

The Benefits of Custom Reusable  Bags

Have you ever received a promotional tote bag? Chances are most of us have. Promotional totes and reusable grocery tote bags are rising in popularity and for good reasons! In the United States, 34% of consumers own a promotional tote bag and they can gain over 5,700 impressions for your brand. Not only are reusable bags and totes good for your brand, they are also good for the environment. Today, many cities across the country are banning single-use plastic bags in order to reduce environmental pollution. Many retail locations and supermarkets  will no longer be able to hand out the free plastic bags that shoppers rely on to carry their items home. How can your business take advantage of bag bans? By putting your logo on reusable grocery tote bags. Customized reusable grocery tote bags can replace non-biodegradable plastic bags. You can sell them to customers or hand them out free to shoppers who are … Read More

Earlier this month, Crestline pledged to donate $1 to the Susan G. Komen For The Cure for every survey that was completed by a select audience of Crestline shoppers. We’ve been able to tally up all of the surveys completed, and we’re overwhelmed by the positive results!

Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of those affected by Hurricane Sandy. Crestline would like to thank the men and women who have risked their lives to save others.

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

The month of November is Diabetes Awareness month.  Type 2 diabetes is preventable, and yet the rates of diagnosis are on the rise. Diet, exercise and understanding the details of the disease are keys to staying healthy. The Center for Disease Control, the American Diabetes Association and World Diabetes Federation are all fantastic resources for Diabetes education, support and activism to stop preventable type 2 diabetes.  In just a few moments, review of these sites will increase your awareness of this potentially devastating disease and the simple steps you can take to prevent it. With day to day events, work commitments and family life filling the lion’s share of our time and attention, it is important to stay aware of social concerns and public health issues that impact our lives whether we know it or not.  Promoting a cause can be as basic as wearing a wrist band or carrying … Read More

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