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Will Synthetic Spider Silk Take Over the Apparel Market? Possibly
March 23, 2017 at 1:54 pm

Spider silk certainly has its benefits: It's lightweight, stretchy and durable. It's also environmentally friendly. But, the problem is that spider silk isn't always cost-efficient or easy to produce. That is, until a Bay Area company called Bolt Threads developed a synthetic spider silk material, and is testing it out on ties first. Bolt Threads…

Apparel, Wearables Top ICE Counterfeit Seizures for 2016
March 22, 2017 at 2:27 pm

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) released the Intellectual Property Rights Seizure Statistics report for the 2016 fiscal year, detailing the extent of seizures of counterfeit and unauthorized merchandise. The report indicated that, after more than 31,000 seizures, the agencies nabbed about $1.38 billion—an increase from 2015's 28,000…

Fandango to Offer Licensed Movie Merchandise
March 21, 2017 at 2:59 pm

People love their movies, don't they? According to MarketWatch, Americans spent $11.4 billion going to movie theaters last year. Part of that money goes toward online ticket sales companies, like Fandango. Looking to cash in on more than just movie ticket sales, Fandango is following in Netflix's footsteps and looking to sell more licensed movie…

Sports Crate Changes the Baseball Memorabilia Game
March 14, 2017 at 11:34 am

By now, many of us are familiar with Loot Crate, the subscription service that delivers boxes of branded merchandise. Usually, Loot Crate boxes are filled with apparel, figurines and goodies related to cartoons, superheroes and comic books. LootCrate has become so successful, that others are taking notice and building on top of that business model.…

The 11 Best International Women's Day Products
March 9, 2017 at 11:59 am

After numerous inspiring, eye-catching promotions came out of the Women's March, we knew the International Women's Day merchandise had a lot to live up to. But, we think it's safe to say that the promotions were even better than we expected, and we wanted to share our favorites with you. Keep reading for the 11 best…

Nostalgic About AOL? One Apparel Company Is
March 2, 2017 at 1:14 pm

Nostalgia for the '90s has been wildly popular recently. Budding adults are fondly remembering their favorite cartoons, movies and music from childhood, and a lot of that nostalgia has made its way onto products—think retro snapback hats. But, is anyone wistfully remembering their time using America Online? Urban Outfitters thinks so, at least. Granted, a…

NHL Releases Rainbow Merchandise for 'Hockey Is for Everyone' Month
March 1, 2017 at 1:20 pm

The NHL is showing its true colors with a new line of licensed apparel. For its "Hockey for Everyone" month, the league is selling shirts with each of the 30 teams' logos in a rainbow color scheme. The NHL released rainbow apparel for all 30 teams for Hockey is for Everyone month.…

S&S Activewear Expands NJ Location
February 28, 2017 at 11:03 am

S&S Activewear, Bolingbrook, Ill., leased an additional 187,000 square feet for expansion of its Robbinsville, N.J. location. Upon its completion by the end of February, the facility will total more than 480,000 square feet. The expansion is slated for operation within the next few weeks. “S&S now operates 1.7 million square feet across the country,”…

Apparel Brands Pull Out of Dhaka Apparel Summit Due to Worker Treatment
February 23, 2017 at 2:15 pm

The Dhaka Apparel Summit is an event that works to benefit the textile and apparel industry in Bangladesh. But, some major apparel businesses, like H&M, Gap, Next and Zara, don't plan on attending this year's event, which begins on Saturday, because they feel that authorities in Bangladesh aren't doing enough to help employees dealing with…

Hanes Introduces FreshIQ Technology for Wholesale Industry
February 21, 2017 at 12:55 pm

Hanesbrands Inc., Winston-Salem, N.C., announced the launch of its new Hanes X-Temp Triblend with FreshIQ in the decorated apparel industry, which merges the best of lifestyle apparel and activewear without compromising on either. This new fashion tee brings the heathered look of a triblend combined with the cooling, wicking X-Temp technology and the advanced odor…