June 28, 2017

The 11 Types of Executive Function Skills and How an Executive Function Planner Develops Them

What kind of decision making, organization, time management, etc. skills do you use throughout your day? If you have a large a project, what skills do you rely on to complete your work? It may seem like an odd question, but the reality is many adults can instinctively identify the […]
May 15, 2017

What Are Executive Functions and Why Do They Matter to a 3PL Company?

Our minds are beautiful and mysterious sandboxes for life. A human brain is not very aesthetically pleasing, a dull gray seven-pound mass of matter, but what it can conceive is extraordinary and historic. Accent works with a variety of educators across the U.S. and beyond. Educators understand the power of […]
April 10, 2017

Relax, Print Still Has Its Human Touch

Chances are you haven’t been living under a rock. You’re well aware of how customization technology has taken over our world. When you can order at McDonald’s through a virtual screen within just a few taps on the screen, you know Industry 4.0 is in full effect! Automated processes like […]
March 30, 2017

No, Print Media is Not Dead.

“The reports of my demise are greatly exaggerated.” – Print Media, 2017 Contrary to popular opinion print media is alive and well today. It’s true that publishing companies are largely not classified as a ‘print’ or a ‘digital’ company; digital media has won the day as far as the preferred […]
March 28, 2017

Accent Receives Award from Special School District

St. Louis family-owned business presented with 2017 Special Ambassador Award Accent was recently honored with the prestigious 2017 Special Ambassador Award by the Special School District (SSD). The award recognizes the company’s partnership with SSD for its Vocational Skills Program, as well as its Community-Based Vocational Instruction program. The Vocational […]
March 15, 2017

The Value of Point-of-Sale Signage (and why retailers spend so much on it!)

  What is a Point-of-Sale display?   Think about the last time you went shopping. You get to the checkout counter and notice the display right next to the checkout line. One of the items catches your eye and it’s only a few extra dollars. Why not just throw it […]
March 10, 2017

How Print-On-Demand Reduces Print Waste by 25 – 50%

How many times have you thrown away or hopefully recycled an entire box of unopened brochures or letterhead because it was outdated? Many businesses order more marketing materials and office supplies than they need. It’s why printed material often finds its way into the recycling bin or trash as part […]
March 3, 2017

5 Major Reasons for On-Demand Warehousing

On-demand warehousing is one of the fastest industries in the surging supply and logistics marketplace. You may be unfamiliar with on-demand warehousing. On-demand warehousing helps companies in need of short-term warehousing find warehousing spaces that are currently empty or partially empty for a brief time. The most appealing benefit is […]
January 25, 2017

How Warehousing Technology Can Accelerate Online Retail Growth

Think about the last time you made an online purchase… and your item didn’t arrive on time. Your excitement of opening a new purchase is now tainted because of the delay. This a worst-case scenario for any business, even if weather or the holiday rush are reasonable explanations. It’s also […]
December 23, 2016

Client Appreciation: Unlock hidden sales potential by thanking your clients

We all know that our businesses would be nothing without our clients. They trust us to provide the services or products they crave, which makes their trust our most valued commodity. Many businesses experience a rollercoaster of sales throughout the year, especially during the summer and holidays. How do you […]
December 16, 2016

3 holiday sales tactics to help finish the year strong

We love the holidays! It’s a great time to see businesses finish the year well and bring a smile to people’s faces, even when the schedule is jam-packed. It can also be a stressful time of year for sales teams. Many companies experience a lull in business through the summer […]
November 30, 2016

Is your 3PL fulfillment center the right fit for your business?

Third-party logistics (3PL) are designed to streamline your distribution operations. From warehousing inventory to picking, packing, and shipping product, and more, the right 3PL fulfillment center can be a one-stop solution. The challenge facing book, catalog, and directory publishers is that many third-party logistics providers offer only a select number […]
November 21, 2016

Product Displays: What sells vs. what looks good

The quality of a product display can make as much difference as a good website. Many customers will give your product only one glance and it’s in that small window of time where you need to capture their attention. What’s the secret to creating an irresistible product display? Some vendors […]
October 21, 2016

Accent Supports Local Community Growth

Accent believes our community is at its best when we work together. Any company can make a profit; we believe in making a difference. We recently teamed up with the Crestwood Police Department to donate 30 life-saving kits as a resource for officers to use. Each kit contains a tourniquet, […]