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Let's Talk About Those New iPhones
September 13, 2017 at 2:37 pm

Yesterday was the big day for fans of Apple products. Tim Cook taking to the stage at the Steve Jobs Theater and saying, "One More Thing" is to techies what Bruce Springsteen hinting that he's about to play "Born to Run" after an already 2-hour long set is to everyone from New Jersey. Yesterday, Apple…

How The New Yorker Struck Gold With a Canvas Tote Bag Promo
September 13, 2017 at 1:42 pm

I gained my initial exposure to The New Yorker 17 years ago this month when, as a college senior, I joined classmates in submitting poetry to the publication as it marked its 75th anniversary. While none of us could eventually boast of being a celebrated bard within its pages, nobody had a sour grapes mentality,…

Microsoft Unveils First Celebrity-Themed Xbox Product
September 13, 2017 at 2:47 pm

Microsoft is collaborating with electronic music duo The Chainsmokers to create a one-of-a-kind Xbox One S with a special light-up chassis for a giveaway event. The console's light-up design is intended to mimic the way a DJ manipulates light and sound.

'Tis the Season To Start Thinking of Holiday Promotions
September 13, 2017 at 11:54 am

When you’re young, the holiday season is nothing but relaxing and exciting. You had a few days off from school, your house was filled with the smell of delicious meals and you got to see family members you hadn’t seen in a while. It was fun. It was stress-free. It was short-lived. As we get…

RO-EL and PXK Announce Strategic Partnership
September 13, 2017 at 11:34 am

Pixica announced that its full range of products will be distributed by RO-EL Solutions Inc. throughout North America. “RO-EL, as a company, share our core values, and therefore we are delighted about our partnership," said Serge Birecki, managing director of Pixika. "RO-EL is known for their fast delivery and exceptional customer service—values that are shared…

UN Sanctions Could End North Korean 'Made in China' Apparel
September 12, 2017 at 2:21 pm

Though it's common knowledge now that some apparel that boasts "Made in China" tags are actually made in North Korean factories, new United Nations sanctions on North Korea could put a stop to that. The UN Security Council unanimously voted to impose new sanctions on North Korea yesterday, which includes a complete ban on textile…

Bangladesh Poised to Overtake China As Top Apparel Supplier to EU
September 12, 2017 at 2:33 pm

The face of global apparel manufacturing is changing. As countries like China become more expensive for manufacturing, companies are taking their business elsewhere. Some are finding ways to create products in the U.S. through new automation technology, and others are moving to places like Ethiopia. The biggest shift, however, has been to Southeast Asia. And…

How Bending Smartphones Could Impact the Industry
September 12, 2017 at 2:07 pm

Today is the day of the big iPhone announcement. And, like many people, we're excited to see what Apple has in store for its next generation of smartphone products. But, Apple isn't the only game in town anymore. The likes of Samsung have been big-time challengers for the smartphone crown for years now, and Samsung's…

Hub Pen Hires Manufacturing and Quality Engineer Michael Sacco
September 12, 2017 at 11:58 am

Hub Pen Company, Braintree, Mass., has hired Michael Sacco as manufacturing and quality engineer. Sacco worked as product engineer for Tyco fire protection products for more than seven years. “When I was with Tyco, I got to know not only the quality side of things, but design, customer service [and] finances,” says Sacco. “Tyco was…