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PM Video Battle: LogoTech Versus MARCO Promotional Products
March 24, 2017 at 12:46 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: My bracket is completely busted, just like every other year.) Last week, LogoTech won, and now will face off against MARCO Promotional Products. The winner will be decided by a simple…

PM Weekender Ep. 4: Titleist Vs. Costco
March 24, 2017 at 11:42 am

This week, we discuss T-shirt mistakes, Cheerios' problematic seed giveaway, and the ongoing battle between Costco and Titleist over golf balls!

Sunscreen: Pretty Much the Greatest Summer Promo Ever Invented
March 21, 2017 at 2:45 pm

For many of us, depending on where you live in the world, days are becoming longer and temperatures are rising. Summer! Don’t worry, there’s no need to keep your excitement contained! Yes, summer is right around the corner, and with that excitement, it’s easy to forget about that inevitable and dreaded first burn. We’re not…

Pro Towels Annonces Foto Vision Launch
March 24, 2017 at 11:34 am

Pro Towels, Pittsburgh, Pa., announce the launch of FOTO Vison. FOTO Vision creates sharp, vivid images where creativity has no limits. Pro Towels will offer no setup charges and minimums as low as one piece for most FOTO Vision products. “Dye sub is far from new in our industry, but the ability to produce it…

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…

Last Chance to Vote! PM Video Battle: Premier Print & Promotions Ltd. Versus LogoTech
March 17, 2017 at 2:04 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: Much like last week, it was pizza day in the office, and we are ready for a nap.) Last week, Premier Print & Promotions Ltd. won, and now…

Promo Marketing Kicks Off Sixth Year of Power Meetings
March 20, 2017 at 2:29 pm

Promo Marketing launched another year of its Power Meetings in San Diego this month. These one-on-one, 20-minute meetings build relationships between distributors and suppliers over the course…

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…