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Teespring's 'Black Women Are Trash' Shirt Sparks Outrage
May 10, 2017 at 11:36 am

Custom T-shirt company Teespring is under fire this week for selling a T-shirt with a racist phrase. Users noticed the "Black Women Are Trash" T-shirt, along with several other racist designs, and demanded Teespring pull the shirts immediately. The…

Target Accused of Ripping Off T-shirt Design
May 10, 2017 at 11:24 am

Looks like Target might be going the way of Forever 21 with its latest T-shirt. When will retailers learn that, thanks to the internet, you can't get away with stealing another designer's apparel? Whether or not this was a convenient accident, Yahoo Style pointed out that Target's latest health-inspired T-shirt closely resembles designer Charli Cohen's…

FIBA Lifts Ban on Religious Headwear
May 10, 2017 at 10:34 am

This week, the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) lifted a uniform rule that prohibited players from wearing religious headwear on the basketball court, according to Vice. For Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir, a point guard who played for…

Red Swimsuit Giveaway Majorly Backfires
May 10, 2017 at 10:02 am

Giveaways are a great way to increase brand exposure and develop relationships with prospective buyers, but if you're not prepared, they can mean big trouble for your business. At least that was the case for Sunny Co.…

Bankers Advertising Company Holds Gathering of the Stars Sales Meeting
May 11, 2017 at 1:05 pm

Bankers Advertising Company, an Iowa City, Iowa-based distributor, recently gathered its sales partners and supplier representatives together for its 2017 Gathering of the Stars National Sales Meeting in Springfield, Mo. Springfield is the birthplace of Route 66, which made a…

An Onion is Heaven
May 15, 2017 at 11:25 am

I hear many people make excuses for postponing selling or giving presentations because they are concerned that they aren’t quite ready. Not being ready is a bad excuse for postponing success. The concern I often hear is that people don’t feel ready because they are worried their sales pitch or presentation won’t be perfect. Typically,…

Would You Be Missed?
May 16, 2017 at 11:33 am

If you assigned your client to a new salesperson in a different organization, would you be missed? If not immediately, when? At what point does your client realize that you are the secret sauce? Don't settle for the "great service" answer. Identify what about your service sets you apart from everyone else. Once you've identified…

Here's a First Look at The 2017 Official NBA Draft Hats
May 17, 2017 at 12:35 pm

Last night, the NBA Draft Lottery took place to decide which teams will get the first 14 picks in the draft. While the NBA Draft is a month away, we now know the teams that will get one of the top 14 picks. As a result, New Era posted the official designs for the 14…

Are Men's Rompers the Next Big Summer Trend?
May 17, 2017 at 12:22 pm

Rompers—they've been a summer staple for women since 2011. And now, it looks like men want in on the casual and breezy trend, too. According to TIME, a company called ACED Design created the RompHim as the male counterpart to the one-piece look. The RompHim currently is running a Kickstarter campaign, which blew past its $10,000 goal,…

The Medical Apparel Market is Preparing for Huge Growth
May 17, 2017 at 11:47 am

Medical apparel hasn't changed much over the years, but ex-executives from companies like Lululemon and The Honest Company seem to believe this industry is on the verge of massive growth. According to Glossy, these executives are partnering with two medical apparel brands, Figs and Jaanuu, to revitalize medical scrubs. Both Jaanuu and Figs have raised millions of dollars,…