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GGIWW Bridges Brands and Promotional Products

While most master fulfillment companies in the IRR (Incentive, Rewards, and Recognition) business focus only on brands, Ree Wysong’s GGIWW Luxury Brands provides a complete suite of brand and non-retail brand solutions for the promotional products industry to support its growing family of distributor partners. 
ggiww logoIn her quest to make life easy for customers, GGIWW has become a one-stop shop for both the incentive and promotional industry, says Ree Wysong, founder and CEO of this woman-owned, St.-Louis based master fulfillment company founded in 1993. 
With GGIWW’s origins in the golf business, it was a natural evolution to bridge the world of our luxury brand with the incentive and promotional products industry, explains Ree Wysong. Over the years her company’s emphasis on brands has paid off for the promotional products industry as more organizations seek brand-name products. “What we’ve seen over the last few years is a big shift to brands. Much of the imprinted apparel and related merchandise we have sold over the years has increasingly shifted to brand names. People want the perceived value, and clients want the stories that retail brands tell the recipient.” 
GGI Worldwide includes the GGI Luxury Brands focusing specifically high-end luxury brands. Her company sponsors the Brand Media Coalition profile on Ugg
Ree WysongAs with other master fulfillment companies, GGI has prospered despite the challenges of the pandemic, Wysong says. The company received a boost from the enormous increase in gifting because of the work-at-home phenomenon, as well as by her company’s emphasis on brand name apparel in the promotional products arena. The only part of her business affected by the pandemic was her event merchandise business which came to a halt when lockdowns began. “That business has largely come back,” she says. “Many of our clients are incentive or other companies that wish to manage the events themselves. They like the fact that we’re set up to ship the merchandise to their events and they return unused items.” Her company can also provide on-site staff if necessary. 
 “We have clients who provide the on-site service. We just want to make it easy no matter which way they want it.” Fitting options, she says, "include brand names such as Under Armour, UGG, Columbia, Havaianas, and Sperry, as well as our designer sunglass line-up of brands.”
What sets Wysong’s company apart, she says, “is not only our can-do attitude focused on making life easy for our clients, but on our ability to support the promotional needs, reward and loyalty needs and onsite gifting experiences with our brands.”
“Brands create excitement. Brands guarantee perceived value and almost always are more popular than non-retail brand products.” 
The company’s brands include: 
Balenciaga Sunglasses
Corkcicle water bottles
Fairway & Greene golf apparel
Havaianas sandals
Helly Hansen outdoor sportswear
YSL Sunglasses
Wallaroo Hat Company
Zero Restriction waterproof golf apparel
Adidas apparel
Ame & Lulu lifestyle accessories
Bad Birdie
Barrington gifts, bags and accessories
Barska binoculars and safes
Cabana Life sun protection apparel 
Callaway golf apparel
Carhartt outdoor workwear
Columbia sportswear
Coravin wine systems
Filson outdoor apparel and accessories
Footjoy golf shoes and apparel 
Frye bags
Kashwere luxury spa products
Marmot outerwear
Patagonia outerwear
Redington fishing products
Sanuk casual footwear
Sferra fine linens
Simms fishing apparel and accessories
Gucci Sunglasses
Spyder outdoor apparel
Taylormade golf products
Tesalate sand-free beach towels
Teva performance sandals
Titleist golf products
Tom Ford Sunglasses
Under Armour apparel and accessories
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