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Here is news from throughout the world of rewards recognition, including research, company news, mergers and acquistitions, etc.

SEC Human Capital Disclosures Draw Mixed Reaction From IRR Leaders

Published: Oct 19, 2020

The incentive, recognition and reward business has greeted the new SEC human capital disclosure requirements and subsequent World Economic Forum Stakeholder Capitalism metrics with mixed enthusiasm, with some calling it tectonic and others skeptical it will have any impact. This article is part of an ongoing series in RRN and its partner platform ESM at EnterpriseEngagement.org following the repercussions, if any, of this new SEC requirement for human capital disclosures by public companies and new standards published by the World Economic Forum that require detailed disclosures of human capital practice and environmental practices, as well as governance. ... [ read more ]

New IMA President Len Sadek: WFH Will Promote Industry Growth

Published: Oct 12, 2020

Len Sadek, CPIM, Director, Gift Card Sales & Marketing, Landry's Inc., and the new president of the Incentive Marketing Association, believes the work from home movement will promote the need for motivation and expanded use of digital platforms. ... [ read more ]

Marc Matthews, Pulse Experiential Travel: It's Time to Focus on ROI

Published: Sep 29, 2020

While the pandemic has all but postponed the group incentive travel business to the second half of 2021 at the earliest, the shift has created significant opportunities for Pulse Experiential Travel, a leader in individual travel experience and getaway certificate programs. Despite that growth, founder and CEO Matthews believes itís more important than ever to focus on program ROI.... [ read more ]

PFI Sees Robust Growth from Distributors and Travel

Published: Sep 20, 2020

Partners for Incentives, a leading master fulfillment company based in Cleveland, will experience robust growth in 2020 because of increased sales from promotional distributors and the replacement of group travel with merchandise and other non-cash experiences.... [ read more ]

News Analysis: Incentive Travel Suppliers - It's Time to Pivot

Published: Sep 15, 2020

Despite the latest Incentive Research Foundation study indicating that group incentive travel will resume in the second half of 2021, nobody really knows. This second IRF survey following the first Covid pulse survey already indicated a major increase in cancellations. There is no reason for despair, opportunities abound for those who can pivot.... [ read more ]

Leading NYC Area Distributor Pivots to Brands and Engagement

Published: Sep 5, 2020

Recognizing the opportunities for the power of brand names in marketing and one-to-one digital engagement, a 20-year-old regional leader in promotional products pivots its current business to focus on brand and product selection. Corporate Values rebrands its traditional business to focus on brand media and creates a new division to serve the rapidly growing marketplace for measurable engagement solutions and technology platforms for small to mid-size companies.... [ read more ]

ProAm Rides a Resurgence in Golf

Published: Sep 4, 2020

The Covid-19 epidemic has produced many unexpected consequences in business, few more surprising than the surge in golf popularity. St. Louis-based master fulfillment company ProAm Golf, which doubled-down on golf when competitors expanded into other areas, is riding the wave of the sportís newfound popularity and charting the course for continued growth in the months and years ahead. ... [ read more ]

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