October 25, 2013

Fashion Friday: Doggone-it! Dogs are Fashionable, Too!

People aren’t the only ones that can hit the runway with new wardrobes this season!  If you are in the business of dressing up your pup, then you have come to the right blog.  Whether you work for a pet […]
October 24, 2013

Lara Loves It: First Edition – Gumbite® Pulli Cable Organizer

For the first edition of ‘Lara Loves It’ we have a very unique product – the Gumbite® Pulli Cable Organizer.  At first glance, this item seems crazy, but putting your ear bud cord through this device makes it so much easier […]
October 23, 2013

Case Study: Lowe’s — Dremel Derby Design

Lowe’s and Dremel were facing a challenge that was twofold: Not only did they need to increase brand loyalty, but they also had to increase traffic and sales for Lowe’s and Dremel. Read on to figure out how Summit succeeded […]
October 17, 2013

True Story: Innovation Expo 2013 Leaves a Lasting Impression

Throughout the month of October, Summit Group’s Innovation Expo was held across our 3 locations in Chicago, Washington DC, and Atlanta.  All three events were very successful in showcasing the latest in branded product, apparel, marketing and communications. Connecting with […]
October 16, 2013

Associate Highlight: Meet Ron Farris

Ron Farris is a Summit associate located in our Chicago office.  His role as Data Control Coordinator is a vital part of the IT / J D Edwards team.  Ron has been with Summit Group for nearly 10 years and […]
October 15, 2013

Is internal company branding really that important?

Usually, when we hear the term “brand” we immediately think of big box retailers like Target, or household brands like Coca-Cola. These companies have developed brands that we have built relationships with, and that we have become loyal to. What […]
October 11, 2013

Fashion Friday: Cool Technology | Smart Fashion

Last month I headed to Tanzania for 2.5 weeks to enjoy a safari among other activities, all of which required me to be outdoors and sometimes in rather warm environments.  Since I backpacked there and stayed in a hostel, I […]
October 10, 2013

Summit Group supports the American Heart Association

On Saturday September 28th, a small but determined group, including Lara White, from our Chicago office, walked for the American Heart Association. In her own words Lara recounted the reasons why supporting this effort meant so much.  “We [all] had […]
October 8, 2013

Maximize Your Productivity Without Burning Out

Easier said than done, right? Not necessarily, especially if your life depends on it. According to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Americans work an extra 20% more hours than in 1970. Why is that? The amount of hours […]
October 4, 2013

Don’t Let Halloween Creep Up On You!

Halloween is only a few weeks away – scary isn’t it? Did you know that Summit Group has a plethora of Halloween products geared for all ages?  Take a look at some of my favorite items this year and if […]
October 2, 2013

Associate Highlight: Meet Aaron Elya

Aaron Elya, affectionately referred to as “Daddy” by his two daughters Turner, 6, and Sydney, 3, has been with Summit Group since November 2011.  Currently working as a Buyer for Summit’s PPD inventory programs, Aaron gets to work with energetic, […]
September 27, 2013

Fashion Friday: Styles You’ll Love

Sometimes a photograph and description of apparel simply isn’t enough! To make the best decision, you want to see the merchandise in person so you can feel the fabric and see how it looks on you before buying.  If you […]