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Nike Hides Other Branding in Team USA Photos
July 29, 2016 at 5:26 pm

Nike released new promotional photos for the men's Olympic basketball team. The players are wearing the Nike jerseys and warmup gear, and many are wearing Nike sneakers, too. But, some players have endorsement deals with other companies, like Adidas or Anta. And, as SB Nation pointed out in a new video, the players' Nike sneakers…

PM Video Battle: Logomark Versus TechnoMarketing Inc.
July 29, 2016 at 4:08 pm

Promo Marketing’s Video Battle pits two industry videos against each other for the chance at the ultimate bragging right: Being declared our readership’s absolute favorite. (Next up: I'm going to a friend's surprise party this weekend. Tyler, if you're reading this, disregard that last sentence.) Last week, Logomark won the battle, and now will face…

Loot Crate Recalls Oven Mitts After Hundreds of Injury Complaints
July 29, 2016 at 5:37 pm

What's something you look for in an oven mitt? I think most of you would answer, "Not making my hands burn." Well, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Loot Crate is recalling its Marvel Thanos Infinity Gauntlet oven…

Chocolate Inn/Taylor & Grant Announces Chris O’Connor as Mid-Atlantic Regional Sales Manager
July 29, 2016 at 3:03 pm

Chris O'Connor, a 17-year veteran of the promotional products industry, has accepted the position of mid-Atlantic regional sales manager for Chocolate Inn/Taylor & Grant, Hicksville, N.Y. In this new role, O'Connor will work with distributors and prospects in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C., along with other key national accounts for Chocolate…

Gildan Activewear Acquires Peds Legwear Inc.
July 28, 2016 at 1:55 pm

Gildan Activewear, Montreal, Quebec, announced yesterday that it signed an agreement to acquire 100 percent of equity interest of Peds Legwear Inc. (Peds), a Montreal-based supplier of foot apparel and leg wear products, in a $55 million cash deal. The two companies expect the acquisition to close before the end of August...

Los Angeles Rams Accidentally Troll St. Louis Fans
July 28, 2016 at 5:57 pm

When the St. Louis Rams announced that they were moving to Los Angeles, fans in St. Louis (rightfully) were upset. Some were so upset that they filed a class-action lawsuit, claiming that the team deceived them by continuing to sell tickets and merchandise while, unbeknownst to the fans, the idea to move the team was…

5 Powerful Steps to Winning an $18M Contract
July 21, 2016 at 6:04 pm

Ralph Petty, owner of Petty Marketing in Cleveland, Tenn., didn’t just strike it big, he hit the jackpot when one of the largest national health care providers signed a three-year, $6 million annual print, promotional and e-commerce contract, worth…

Prime Line Opens Production Hub in Facility
July 28, 2016 at 5:39 pm

Prime Line expanded its facility in Bridgeport, Conn., by adding a new, state-of-the-art production hub to increase efficiency and provide additional support for its expanding same-day and 24-hour rush service offerings. The event was commemorated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and reception…

Last Chance to Vote! PM Video Battle: Suntex Industries Versus Logomark
July 22, 2016 at 3:00 pm

Promo Marketing’s Video Battle pits two industry videos against each other for the chance at the ultimate bragging right: Being declared our readership’s absolute favorite. (Next up: I continue to look for Pokemon in the office. So far I've looked in all of my desk drawers and behind the printer. No dice.) Last week, Suntex Industries won,…

Carly Fiorina Is Selling Anti-Hillary Dish Towels
July 27, 2016 at 5:13 pm

Yes, you read that right: Carly Fiorina, the former Hewlett-Packard CEO, presidential candidate and running mate of Ted Cruz, is selling anti-Hillary Clinton dish towels. Earlier this year, Fiorina failed to clinch the Republican nomination, and it…