Apparel

The Kansas City Royals' 'Garage Sale' Was a Huge Success
November 17, 2017 at 2:38 pm

If you recall, a few weeks ago we ran a piece on a cool promotion planned by the Kansas City Royals. Instead of letting old promotional items sit in storage, the team decided to hold their first ever “Garage Sale,” inviting fans to come to Kaufmann Stadium and purchase…

The Latest in Athletic Apparel: Pillowcases?
November 17, 2017 at 2:03 pm

“Oh bed! Oh bed! Delicious bed! That heaven upon earth to the weary head,” declared English humorist and poet Thomas Hood in “Miss Kilmansegg and Her Precious Leg,” offering a sentiment with which all of us, especially athletes, can wholeheartedly agree. While the rest of us cherish our nocturnal knockouts as opportunities to recharge, competitors,…

What a Swastika-Covered Ross Shirt Tells Us About the Apparel Supply Chain
November 16, 2017 at 1:28 pm

Many consumers have made participation in the farm-to-table (or farm-to-fork, depending on one’s nomenclatural or alliterative tastes) movement a central component of their identities, obligating themselves to frequent restaurants that limit the number of sources they seek to help provide patrons with delicious dishes. That allegiance offers an interesting look at the depth of responsibility…

Fanatics Will Need to Change Its Approach Abroad
November 15, 2017 at 2:11 pm

Plenty of things can be called “stereotypically American”: fireworks, corndogs, country music, reality TV. We have a certain image in the eyes of the world, though not everything this image entails is as prevalent across the board—we are a diverse nation, after all. There is one stereotype, though, that stands to be true, and that…

Stove Top Launches Greatest Thanksgiving Apparel Promotion Ever
November 15, 2017 at 12:07 pm

We've got to say, food companies have been bringing the heat lately when it comes to promotional apparel. Last week, Hidden Valley unveiled its holiday merchandise collection, and before that, we had Taco Bell and KFC making waves. But we have to give credit where credit is due, and this Thanksgiving apparel from Stove Top…

Scientists Print Electronic Circuits Directly Into Apparel
November 13, 2017 at 1:52 pm

Scientists at the University of Cambridge have successfully implemented washable, stretchable and breathable electronic circuits into clothing, pushing the development and possibilities of technological athletic apparel. The team of researchers printed…

STAHLS’ Texas Hosts Anniversary Boot Camp in November
November 13, 2017 at 11:51 am

STAHLS’ Texas is celebrating its anniversary with a special educational boot camp from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 16; and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 17. Classes will feature tips and products from STAHLS’, Transfer…

Scottish Soccer Team Sells Shirt With Wrong Team's Name
November 10, 2017 at 2:26 pm

Soccer fans across the pond are passionate. That's not to say that we in the U.S. don't care about the beautiful game, but anyone who's watched even a few minutes of European soccer (or, more accurately, football) knows things can get hectic in the stands (or in the streets). So, you can imagine what a…

S&S Activewear Relocate Corporate Office
November 10, 2017 at 12:06 pm

S&S Activewear is relocating its corporate office within Bolingbrook, Ill., in early December. The 79,000 sq. ft. building, built in 1988 (coincidentally the same year S&S was founded), will update S&S's corporate look with modern, streamlined office design. …