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Floor Mats Put Your Branding Where Everybody Will See It

June 15, 2020 10:33 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Floor mats are an important part of workplace safety. But they’re also a high visibility spot for promoting your brand.

People use sight to assist in navigating terrain, which means we spend a lot of time looking at the floor. We look down when crossing thresholds, navigating stairs, crossing a busy sidewalk, and even when we step on mats.

With Roscoe’s branded mat products, you can get even more out of your floor mat system with high definition images and messaging on a variety of mats, including long bristle and coffee mats.

Floor mats serve an important purpose in the …


Maintaining “Traction” Throughout Challenging Times

May 4, 2020 1:59 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

“Vision without traction is merely hallucination.”

― Gino Wickman, Traction: Get a Grip on Your Business

It takes more than a vision to steer a family-owned business through all of the challenges a century can bring.

As Roscoe has passed through three generations of the Buik family, the challenges have always kept pace alongside our commitment to core values that include service, integrity, consistency and continuous improvement.

So while the coronavirus is unquestionably among the biggest obstacles we have ever faced, we find ourselves returning to the principles and processes that have gotten us this far.

Roscoe President Jim Buik, …


New Year Brings New Leadership to Chicago Networking Group

January 24, 2020 4:06 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The Business Executives Association of Chicago is kicking off the new year with a new president as Roscoe President Jim Buik ends a two-year term in the group’s lead role.

Newly elected BEA president and Zynk30 marketing agency CEO Brian Kuszynski says he wants to focus on growing the organization’s reach, especially among minority and women-owned businesses and business groups.

Founded in 1941, the BEA is a group of Chicago business owners and leaders committed to helping each other develop and grow their businesses through mentoring, networking and educational programming.

Kuszynski has been a member of the BEA for nearly …


Flaunt Your Brand With Winter-Ready Branded Corporate Apparel

December 27, 2019 9:53 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Against the chill of another Chicago winter, stylish cold-weather corporate apparel doesn’t just keep employees comfortable and warm, it can also set the tone for the day as another layer of your company culture.

Happy and well-dressed employees create a great first impression with your prospects and customers.

Roscoe’s line of fall and winter apparel offers a wide range of options to keep your employees warm and stylish on the job and off, with an entire catalog of ways to sport your brand no matter the weather.

Add Your Brand to an Expanded Array of North Face Apparel

This year, …


A 48-Hour Turnaround: How Roscoe Teamwork Drives Success

December 16, 2019 3:34 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

It was just before the beginning of the new school year when Roscoe received a call from the school district.

The district was an existing client, but had a new location opening in weeks and needed merchandise as soon as possible.  In the school system, of course, there are more ASAPs than ABCs in August and September, so we went into action to ensure that at least our part of the back-to-school rush was trouble-free.

The Roscoe team jumped into action and provided the new school with a service quote. Within 24 hours, the school had signed the contract and …