Resetting for a Recession

Resetting for a Recession

Are you prepared for the challenges that your business may experience over the next year? Although economists are divided, key indicators point towards a U.S. recession by 2023. How you prepare could mean the difference between staying afloat or sinking like a ship in a storm. The National Bureau of Economic Research says a recession…

Stock Up for the Holidays: Your HQ Retailer Holiday Buying Guide

Stock Up for the Holidays: Your HQ Retailer Holiday Buying Guide

Retailers who will excel this holiday season are those who choose to do things differently — especially in the face of potential supply chain disruptions. As a retailer, you’ll want to be prepared for shoppers who are buying earlier this year. To do so, you need to manage your inventory properly to avoid lost sales…

Why Print Media Marketing is Still King

Why Print Media Marketing is Still King

Business owners may dismiss print media advertising as obsolete or irrelevant in today’s digital age. But if used well, print media is a powerful tool that can enhance the communication and relationship between you and your prospects.  Today’s average consumer is bombarded with hundreds of ads daily from social media, emails, websites, and other online…

HQ Acquisition

HQ Acquisition

The splitting of an atom is what powers a nuclear bomb. The fusion of an atom is what powers the sun. One destroys; one creates—and in this industry, it’s all about creation.

On May 3, 2022, a fusion occurred within our subset of commerce that has already sent a creative shockwave through the supply chain when Smoke Shop Events acquired HeadQuest Magazine in an all-cash purchase.

Hail to the Chief

Hail to the Chief

Sandy Caputo Appointed as New President of HQ (And Did NOT Approve This Article) There are seismic shifts currently taking place in the HeadQuest universe and they are things of which you should take special note. Consider yourself advised: It would be a mistake to assume that moves being made between the pages of this magazine will…