Author: Jim Mickelson

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Small orders make money

Do small orders really make money. The answer is a resounding yes. This morning I was in a small boutique selling apparel with designs generic to the surrounding area. In conversation with the shop owner her biggest complaint was minimum order quantities from suppliers. To order a selection of custom […]

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Bellevue one day screen printing

We receive so many phone calls from the western washington area asking the question “can you do my order in one day?” This question generally comes from someone who has not planned their event or has a team which just won a championship and needs victory shirts today. Northwest Custom […]

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Kornit Printing a Nascent industry waking up

DTG Printing a nascent industry on the cusp of exploding. That’s a pretty bold statement to make but it is true. Are screen printers turning into dinosaurs? The question is answered by companies who use the latest printing technology from Korneit. Not quite yet, but the gap for DTG printing […]

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Contract Embroidery

What is contract embroidery I get the question all the time. “Are you a contract embroiderer?” What does a contract embroidered do? To summarize it up the business model it is the same as a building contractor. The customer supplies the raw goods which are generally cut pieces for sewing […]

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Kornit increases cash flow

Holding Inventory Holding inventory for any fulfillment program is costly and sometimes risky. The trend is for companies to require the decorator to hold inventory for at once delivery. It’s ship whenever the customer wants it. The risk is transferred to the decorator. If the decorator wants the business they […]