Joseph Myers

Joseph Myers

Joseph Myers is Associate Content Editor for Promo Marketing. Reach him at jmyers@napco.com.

Study Finds Reusable Bag Use Increased 210% After Plastic Bag Ban

Thanks to the production of many television shows and motion pictures, California often receives a bad rap as a land of excess. Due to its population, that estimation can definitely extend to considerations of residents’ use of resources, particularly plastic products. In November, California became the first state to ban single-use plastic bags, but its…

Pandora Opens Legal Box as PayPal Sues Over Logo

  PayPal Holdings, Inc. originated in 1998 as a worldwide payments system supporting online money transfers, arriving two years before Pandora began its existence as a music streaming and automated recommendation service. On Friday, the San Jose-headquartered PayPal accused the younger California company of not respecting its elder, so to speak, or the law, suing…

Success in Promoting Women’s Apparel

2017 marks the 25th anniversary of the “Year of the Woman,” through which 53 candidates for seats in the United States House of Representatives and Senate strengthened females’ Congressional presence. While “Year of” designations tend to be one-time occurrences outside of Chinese New Year…

Senators Seek Enhanced Safety Looks at Cosmetic Ingredients

Since its 1938 inception, with President Franklin D. Roosevelt signing it into law, the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act has had somewhat limited authority over considerations of cosmetic ingredients’ identities. Eager…

Adidas Finally Sells TaylorMade, Ashworth Golf Brands for $425M

Twenty years ago, Adidas, through its $1.4 billion purchase of French equipment maker Salomon, began to position itself as a major player in promoting golf, with the TaylorMade brand proving the catalyst. The 2008 and 2012 acquisitions of Ashworth and Adams…

CafePress Pulls Controversial Items Concerning a Missing Child

Already dealing with the dilemma of facing declining sales, CafePress took another credibility hit yesterday. The Kentucky-headquartered company, self-dubbed as “the world’s best online gift shop,” announced its U.K. affiliate has pulled merchandise that…