Promo Products

Cimpress' National Pen Co. Cites Growth, While Vistaprint Downsizes
December 15, 2017 at 12:15 pm

National Pen Co., headquartered in San Diego, Calif., announced that it plans to create more than 250 jobs at its facility in Dundalk, Ireland, over the next five years as part of an expansion plan. This comes after National Pen Co. was acquired by Venlo, Netherlands-based Cimpress last year. “A year ago in December 2016,…

SuccessFit4Life! Event at PPAI Expo Benefits Promotional Products Education Foundation
December 14, 2017 at 1:51 pm

FreePromoTips.com is hosting its 4th annual SuccessFit4Life! Event at the PPAI Expo, benefitting the Promotional Products Education Foundation (PPEF). A group of industry suppliers are supporting this event by providing SuccessFit4Life!-branded products that can be picked up at the Expo. To participate, go to the SuccessFit4Life! PPEF donation page here. Gifts of all sizes are…

Here Are a $5,000 Decorated Beer Mug and Wine Glass Made Out of Cheese
December 14, 2017 at 12:33 pm

2017 has yielded numerous significant popular culture anniversaries, but it has definitely not found itself falling short in marking notable historical occurrences, too. Often lost in the latter because of the far-reaching severity that the other events hold, the centennial celebration of Finland’s declaration of independence from the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic nonetheless has…

Milwaukee Brewers Build On Bob Uecker Promo Success With Talking Bottle Opener
December 13, 2017 at 1:11 pm

Whenever Bob Uecker walks away from serving as the Milwaukee Brewers’ radio play-by-play announcer, he will leave the broadcast booth with much to be proud of, including his “Mr. Baseball” nickname,” an eponymous monument outside the club’s Miller Park, the 2003 Ford C. Frick Award and unforgettable turns in the “Major League” movie trilogy. Fully…

Hat Made With Synthetic Spider Silk Shows Promise of What's to Come
December 12, 2017 at 2:42 pm

Arachnophobes of the world (myself included) might tell you they're interested in any solution that involves avoiding spiders altogether. While that's not entirely possible (or environmentally sound), companies using artificial spider-silk have been pushing the boundaries of what's possible in apparel without the use of our eight-legged friends (or enemies). Back in July, Bolt Threads,…

Comforts of Home: Kitchen and Household Products to Make Domestic Settings More Majestic
December 12, 2017 at 2:25 pm

Exterior settings can certainly offer an excess of excellent experiences, but few can refute the contention that home is where the heart is. As winter whisks its way into our lives yet again, many end-users, depending on their geographic location, will rely more regularly on their dwelling places to provide comfort and encourage camaraderie. With…

Bella+Canvas Introduces Brand New Kids Collection
December 12, 2017 at 2:12 pm

Bella+Canvas, Los Angeles, launched a new Bella+Canvas Kids collection that will include a premium collection of combed and ring-spun blank apparel in baby, toddler and youth sizing. “We are doing kids' [apparel] like no one has ever done before,” says co-CEO and co-founder Danny Harris. “We’re bringing the Bella+Canvas quality and style to a market…

Chocolate Inn/Taylor & Grant Finalizes Lanco Acquisition
December 11, 2017 at 2:24 pm

NC Chocolate Manufacturing LLC (NCCM), parent company of Chocolate Inn/Taylor & Grant, acquired the assets of Lanco, Ronkonkoma, N.Y. The acquisition, which is NCCM's sixth in the promotional products industry and its largest to date, was finalized on Dec. 8. "We are excited to announce the acquisition of Lanco," Lance Stier, managing member of NCCM,…

English Soccer Club Sheffield United Misspells Own Name on Promotional Calendar
December 11, 2017 at 12:30 pm

Being a bit of an Anglophile, I have come to include simply saying the names of certain English boroughs, cities and districts among my means to appreciate the overall dignity and identity of the across-the-pond population. Due to my allegiance to music and literature, Liverpool (The Beatles), Manchester (Oasis) and Stratford-upon-Avon (William Shakespeare) stand out,…