The Power of Company Stores

The Power of Company Stores

Streamlining Inventory Management and Elevating Brand Consistency

In today’s competitive market, maintaining brand consistency and efficient inventory management are paramount for businesses striving to stand out. For print companies like ours, facilitating these aspects through company stores proves to be a game-changer. Company stores are indispensable for ensuring seamless operations, empowering employees, and reinforcing brand identity.


Centralized Inventory Management

Imagine the chaos of scattered inventory across various locations, resulting in delays, miscommunication, and ultimately, dissatisfied clients. Company stores offer a centralized platform where employees can access a curated selection of branded materials, from stationery to promotional items, all in one place. This not only simplifies inventory management but also enables real-time tracking of stock levels, ensuring timely replenishment and minimizing stockouts. The best part? We manage it all for you!

Enhanced Brand Consistency

Consistency is key in building a strong brand presence. With company stores, businesses can uphold uniformity in branding elements, such as logos, colors, and messaging, across all printed materials. By providing pre-approved templates and design guidelines, employees can effortlessly create on-brand collateral tailored to their specific needs, eliminating the risk of inconsistent branding that could dilute the company’s image.

Ease of Access and Ordering for Employees

Empowering employees with easy access to branded materials fosters a sense of ownership and alignment with the company’s values. Company stores serve as a convenient one-stop-shop where employees can browse, customize, and order the materials they need, whether it’s business cards for a new hire or branded merchandise for an upcoming event. With intuitive ordering processes and quick turnaround times, employees can focus on their core responsibilities without the hassle of navigating complex procurement procedures.

Cost- Efficiency and Control

Beyond streamlining operations, company stores offer cost-saving benefits through bulk ordering and centralized procurement. By negotiating favorable rates with suppliers and leveraging economies of scale, Cascade Print Media can help your business optimize your spending while maintaining quality standards. Moreover, implementing approval workflows and spending limits within the company store platform enables tighter control over expenses, preventing unauthorized purchases and budget overruns.

Data-Driven Insights

In the digital age, data is king. Company stores provide valuable insights into purchasing patterns, popular items, and user behavior, enabling businesses to make informed decisions and refine their marketing strategies. By analyzing these metrics, companies can identify emerging trends, anticipate demand, and tailor their offerings to meet evolving customer preferences, ultimately driving growth and innovation.



In a dynamic business landscape where every interaction shapes brand perception, the importance of company stores cannot be overstated. By streamlining inventory management, ensuring brand consistency, and providing employees with easy access to branded materials, company stores empower businesses to make a lasting impression and stay ahead of the curve. As pioneers in the print industry, we recognize the transformative impact of company stores and remain committed to helping our clients unlock their full potential through tailored solutions that drive success.



At Cascade Print Media, we’re not just printing materials; we’re empowering businesses to thrive in a world where every detail matters. Contact us to elevate your brand and streamline your operations with our comprehensive company store solutions.


The Power of Company Swag

The Power of Company Swag

In the bustling world of business, every company strives to stand out amidst the competition. Amidst the myriad of marketing strategies available, one often overlooked yet powerful tool is company swag and promotional products. These tangible items not only serve as a means of brand promotion but also play a pivotal role in fostering customer engagement and loyalty. Read on to explore the significance of company swag and compelling uses for these promotional products.


Brand Visibility

Company swag serves as a walking billboard for your brand. Whether it’s a branded t-shirt, tote bag, or water bottle, these items act as mobile advertisements, spreading awareness of your brand wherever they go. By incorporating your logo and brand message onto these products, you create an opportunity for organic brand exposure in various settings, from the office to the gym to the streets.

Employee Morale

Providing employees with company swag not only boosts morale but also fosters a sense of belonging and pride in the organization. Whether it’s a cozy hoodie, a stylish notebook, or a sleek coffee mug, these items create a tangible connection between employees and the company they represent. Additionally, swag can serve as incentives or rewards for achieving milestones or goals, further motivating teams and enhancing productivity.

Customer Engagement

Offering promotional products as giveaways or incentives can significantly enhance customer engagement. Whether it’s at trade shows, events, or as part of a promotional campaign, free swag acts as a magnet for attracting and retaining customers. Moreover, by providing useful or unique items that align with your target audience’s interests, you can create memorable brand experiences that foster long-term loyalty and positive word-of-mouth..

Brand Loyalty

When customers receive swag from a company, it creates a sense of reciprocity and appreciation. By offering practical and high-quality items that add value to their lives, you cultivate a positive association with your brand. From custom pens to branded tech accessories, these products serve as constant reminders of your brand’s presence, strengthening the bond between customers and your company.

Marketing Campaigns

Incorporating company swag into marketing campaigns can amplify their impact and reach. Whether it’s through social media contests, email marketing, or direct mail campaigns, branded promotional products can serve as enticing incentives that encourage participation and drive desired actions. Moreover, when recipients use or display these items in their daily lives, they inadvertently become brand ambassadors, extending the reach of your marketing efforts.


Company swag and promotional products are not merely trinkets; they are powerful tools for enhancing brand visibility, fostering customer engagement, and building lasting relationships. By strategically incorporating swag into your marketing and branding initiatives, you can leave a lasting impression on both employees and customers alike, ultimately driving growth and success for your company.



So, whether it’s a branded pen, a stylish tote bag, or a trendy water bottle, remember that every piece of company swag carries the potential to make a meaningful impact and elevate your brand to new heights. Looking for options to add to your SWAG bag (see what we did there?)? We Can Help!



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Direct Mail – The Best Way to Reach Customers

Direct Mail – The Best Way to Reach Customers

2020 has been one for the books, and it isn’t even over yet! Who would have thought that a couple weeks of quarantine, would turn into months of quarantine, work from home, and distance learning for our children? Summer came and went in a flash and much of our regular routines have been stripped away. With the ever-growing use of technology, from zoom to Netflix, digital ads are no longer getting the attention of your customers and clients. How to solve this? Direct Mail! Below are some great tips on how to use direct mail and its benefits


Target: digital marketing often does not go the desired targets, but rather a more general audience. Direct mail can get be nailed down to hit your target specifically to make sure you are getting more bang for your buck. Want to hit only a certain demographic within a certain neighborhood? We can help! Want to only send to certain age groups or employment types? We can help!

Track: did you know that we can monitor who receives direct mail and who is responding or using it? Depending on how your direct mail media is built, we can help track users and responders. This is a fantastic way to measure your return on investment!

Mix: It has been shown that adding direct mail into your marketing mix increases your chances of your target audience remembering your brand and taking action. Direct mail mixed with digital helps to increase brand awareness.


Looking to increase your marketing ROI and attract more customers? Direct mail is the way to go. Contract us today, we’d love to help!


Cascade Print Media voted one of Washington’s Best Companies to Work For

Cascade Print Media voted one of Washington’s Best Companies to Work For

We are so excited to be ranked as one of Washington’s Best Companies to Work For by Seattle Business Magazine. 2020 has thrown us a ton of curve-balls, but we are happy to adapt and change with the ever transforming needs of our customers.

How we do it? Our Employees! We look for the best people during the hiring process – those who are willing to go above and beyond, every day to get the job done. We look for people who are passionate about what the do, and are ready to dive into each and every project with the same enthusiasm as the last! We look for people who want to work hard, and have fun doing it! Thank to you our amazing employees, without you we would not be where we are today. Thank you, thank you, thank you!


COVID-19-Related Health and Wellness Promotional Products

COVID-19-Related Health and Wellness Promotional Products

After the spread of coronavirus and COVID-19 and weeks of stay-at-home mandates, people are eager for health and safety products to help them stay safe in public. 

Give these popular and useful items to your customers, employees, vendors, and more. Demand is high for these types of products and its expected that they will be popular for quite some time. People will appreciate your thoughtfulness and your brand will be seen repeatedly as the recipients use these products over and over. 

The items you select will be customized with your branding.

  • Custom face masks
  • Pocket-sized hand sanitizer bottles
  • Packets of hand sanitizer wipes
  • Clear, countertop barriers/shields (etched with your logo and messaging)
  • Bandanas
  • Vinyl floor stickers to mark where to stand
  • Vinyl floor stickers to mark one-way aisles
  • Window clings to announce special hours
  • Window clings to announce limited store occupancy
  • Canvas face masks
  • Stretchable polyester face masks
  • Face mask ear-savers
  • Plastic Face Shields (etched with your logo and messaging)
  • Fabric face shields
  • Hand Sanitizer stations
  • Kooty Key Anti-Germ Utility Tool
  • Forehead thermometer kits
  • and more

From face masks and sanitizers to floor graphics, we have quality products to fit your needs and budget. 

Contact us today to talk with a promotional products specialist. We will help you find the right types of health and wellness products.



When to Use Promotional Products

When to Use Promotional Products

Are you looking for a way to show off your new product line or announce your new company? Promotional products are a great way, at an affordable cost! Over 18 billion dollars are spent each year on various promotional products, at that number grows year by year. People recognize brands and love receiving promotional products, especially when they are everyday items. Promotional products offer a big bang for your buck in that they create a loyal fan-base. Below are some great ways to use promotional items to expose your brand and products to almost anyone.


Holidays: giving a corporate gift to your best clients or team members? Add your logo to almost anything to help enforce your brand

Vendor Acknowledgement: Want to show your vendors how much you appreciate them? Give them custom products that fit with your brand voice as well as their need.

Trade Shows: Meeting lots of new and prospective clients? Remind them of your brand and who you are with a small gift they can take home and remember, well after the trade show ends

Employee Engagement/Recognition: Help promote employee engagement and recognition with branded products like water bottles, bags and more!

New Product Launch: Help get the word out about new products with branded promotional products. T-shirts, pens, notebooks and more help spread the word fast.

Website: want to showcase your website? Hand out promotional products that feature the web address to draw people to more information that showcases your business and brand.

Customer Appreciation: Show your clients how much you appreciate them with branded goodie bags, electronics, health and wellness products and many other options


Promotional products are low-cost, effective marketing tools to let the general public know about your brand and services. Even something as small as a pen or pencil can circulate into the hands of many! Promotional products are said to create instant brand recognition, great brand exposure and fantastic customer loyalty. Did you know that almost 90% of consumers can recognize a brand even two years after receiving a promotional product?

Have a product in mind that you would like to use? Have no idea where to start? We can help! Contact us for a no-obligation estimate. Our promotional product experts can walk you through various products, suggest some go-to items and help find the best products for your budget.