EU – This year’s last edition of eppi magazine will be out on December 6, 2017. The issue comprising of 82 pages presents the novelties and trends of the coming season and carries out a detailed retrospective view of the promotional products year 2017. Numerous promotional products professionals were interviewed on their impressions of the past twelve months. The majority of the interview partners were satisfied with the in most cases stable development in turnover. The growing e-commerce market was one of the most frequently discussed themes as well as the customer mentality of the digital natives. Furthermore, the ongoing trend towards consolidation, CSR and product safety together with the development of the import markets dominated the scene of the promotional products market in 2017.