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The Promo Industry from a Designer’s Perspective

September 14, 2018

Everyday my inbox is flooded with product e-blasts… the latest pen with a light up message! ….the hottest gadget for your next trade show! …a notebook that smells like apples because the pages are made by using apple pulp! There is a massive amount of innovation coming every day, but the products that catch my […]

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My first SPPA Showcase

September 7, 2018

I had a great time at my first SPPA Showcase. Being the newbie on the team, it was exciting to see the vendors and items that have only been on paper come to life. Actually touching and experiencing the products that clients order gave me a new prospective on what I do. We can get […]

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Moving into the next 120 years

July 13, 2018

It’s hard to believe that City Paper is entering its 121st year in business. Our company looks nothing like the one we were founded as in 1897. Long gone are the top hatted men and horse carriages once used for our local deliveries. The last 70 of those years have existed within the rather antiquated […]

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A Great Team Makes for a GREAT Company!

April 19, 2018

We are not perfect – no company truly is.  That being said, we strive for perfection every day.  It’s a wonderful feeling when your employees are the ones who contribute their feedback to a survey that let’s us know we are doing pretty great.  Happy employees are what we believe it’s all about and our […]

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City Paper Podcast – Emily DelMarco – Ep. 3

April 18, 2018

In this episode we talk to our Account Manager, Emily DelMarco about her work. Tune and in find out what her take is on this ever changing industry.  

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City Paper Podcast – Episode 2 – Drew Greer

April 2, 2018

City Paper Podcast – Episode 2 is now up! On this episode, we talked to the one and only, Drew Greer from SanMar. We learned a little bit about what new trends and styles are in now. Tune in to find out!    

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The Layered Style Guide

February 19, 2018

Trends aren’t just in retail, they’re appropriate for the workplace too.  Even business casual can even be confused for “athliesure” these days.  And let’s face it, we spend the majority of our time in our “work-wear” so we should fee confident, but also comfortable. This retail trends Style Mash-Up shows us affordable, trendy and comfortable […]

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SIX TRICKS TO BE A SHARK IN A SEA OF MINNOWS

January 26, 2018

Advice from Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary for entrepreneurs and working professionals by Emily DelMarco —- If you reach way (way) back to your childhood summers, you might remember the swimming pool game, “Sharks & Minnows.”  If you can’t remember, don’t worry – it’s basically a tag-style game of predator and prey.  The predator has the […]

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A Reflection on 2017…

December 29, 2017

  As I take in these last few days of 2017, it’s hard not to reflect on the past 363 days and all of the joy, challenges, celebrations, obstacles, and success this year has brought.  City Paper Company celebrated its 120th anniversary this past July.  We hit a milestone of longevity that most family businesses […]

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We love seeing our customers succeed

September 11, 2017

A major part of City Paper’s business is selling promotional packaging. It may not seem like a big deal, who cares about a bag and tissue paper, right? But actually, a lot of careful thought and consideration go into finding the right fit between the customer and the packaging they need for their business.  Take […]

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