HALO, the leader in branded merchandise, corporate apparel, uniformprograms and recognition and incentive solutions, announced the acquisition of Captiv8 Promotions, an industry leading distributor located in New York, New York.
Sterling, IL September 8, 2021 – HALO, the leader in branded merchandise, corporate apparel, uniformprograms and recognition and incentive solutions, announced the acquisition of Captiv8 Promotions, an industry leading distributor located in New York, New York.
According to Marc Simon, HALO Chief Executive Officer, “Larry Shapiro has built an impressive business by focusing on creative product design and exceptional service to a list of blue-chip clients. The Captiv8 team’s core competencies align perfectly with the growing suite of client-centric offerings we provide at HALO. The addition of Captiv8 to our successful selling and operational teams in New York City—HALO Recognition and the (formerly) Axis Promotions group—will enhance our strategic market strength in this key market.”
Larry Shapiro, President of Captiv8, who will continue as Senior Vice President of Sales with HALO noted, “Our business continues to grow and the extensive support HALO provides clients will expand our offering to our current customers and allow us to attract new business, as well. The Captiv8 team is excited to present the breadth and depth of HALO capabilities to our clients.”
Jim Stutz, HALO EVP of Sales and Business Development concluded, “Captiv8 is a perfect example of the synergy that drives HALO’s growth strategy. The Captiv8 team will provide insightful client development expertise through product design, and HALO will expand the resources available to Captiv8 clients.” Captiv8’s sales, support and creative services team will maintain their Manhattan presence expanding HALO’s footprint in the New York City market.
HALO is the global leader in branded merchandise, uniform programs, and recognition and incentive solutions. We partner with our clients to break through the clutter of our media saturated world and connect their brands to customers, employees and other audiences critical to their success. With more than 1,800 employees in 42 global offices, we offer the industry’s most comprehensive range of capabilities, including creative services, technology solutions, logistics and global sourcing. Our clients includeover 100 of the Fortune 500 as well as thousands of mid and small-size organizations seeking to make a big impact with their brands and enhance their employee experience.