Hannah Abrams

Hannah Abrams

Hannah Abrams is the senior content editor for Promo Marketing. In her free time, she enjoys coming up with excuses to avoid exercise, visiting her hometown in Los Angeles and rallying for Leonardo DiCaprio to win his first second Academy Award. 

Feminist Apparel CEO Fires Staff After Allegations of Sexual Misconduct

There's already been a few hurdles in the world of feminist apparel. Now, a Philadelphia-based company is at the center of a scandal that proves that just because a company says it supports the #MeToo movement, doesn't mean it's true. According to Refinery29, a clothing company called Feminist Apparel has been selling T-shirts with catchy…

These Are the Biggest Hat Trends Right Now, According to Instagram

We don't have to tell you that promotional caps and headwear are huge business opportunities for your brand. And while there's nothing wrong with a classic hat promotion, there are some new trends making waves on Instagram that you should pay attention to. According to Fashionista, summer 2018 is all about four key hat trends.…

Teespring Has a Stolen Designs Problem

Teespring has faced its share of criticism, after selling insensitive shirts and sparking outrage. Now, according to The Daily Dot, Teespring has a huge problem that could threaten the company's future: design theft.

Women's Soccer Apparel Searches Spiked 520 Percent in 2018

Most likely thanks to the 2018 FIFA World Cup, there's been a huge spike in searches for women's soccer apparel, according to a new report from e-commerce aggregator, Lyst. Searches for the words "soccer" and "football" have risen 107 percent month-over-month, and 340 percent year-over-year since this time in 2017. From the period of May…

Will Drake's Personalized Tour Jackets Revolutionize Concert Merchandise?

Concert merchandise continues to be a huge sales opportunity for musicians. With the enduring (and always growing) popularity of the graphic tee, everyone wants to show off their musical tastes with trendy concert merchandise. So, it's on the artists to create concert merchandise that both conveys their branding and stands out from other artists' offerings.…

2018 Top 50 Distributors: BAMKO Rises on Acquisitions, Company Culture

BAMKO made one of our largest climbs this year, jumping from 
the No. 32 spot in 2017 to the No. 17 spot in 2018. We interviewed 
Phil Koosed, president of BAMKO, to find out how the company 
grew its sales, as well as his thoughts on outside competitors and the millennial customer...

2018 Top 50 Distributors: BrandVia's Big Year, Bigger Plans

Making a big leap for our 2018 list was BrandVia Alliance, which jumped from No. 31 last year to No. 23 this year. Jim Childers, president of BrandVia Alliance, shared his thoughts on success, technology’s role in the industry and the company’s goals for 2018 and beyond...

2018 Top 50 Distributors: Taylor Corporation Prepares for Promo's Future

Taylor Corporation earned the No. 5 spot on our list this year with $238 million in promotional products sales. We interviewed Mike Giachetti, vice president of promotional marketing for Taylor Corporation, about the role of millennials in promo, the impact of tech and what makes Taylor Corporation a top distributor...

2018 Top 50 Distributors: HALO Branded Solutions Makes a Big Leap

At $415 million in sales, HALO Branded Solutions made a large leap in 2018, jumping from No. 4 in 2017 to No. 2 this year. Jim D. Stutz, executive vice president for HALO Branded Solutions, spoke to us about business challenges, consolidation and the company’s 2017 accomplishments...

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Amazon Seeks Apparel Domination With Fourth Private Label

It's been awhile since we've covered any Amazon apparel news. We thought maybe the e-commerce giant was finally calming down, giving competitors time to catch up. But based on today's news, the company is just getting started in the apparel arena, and has now added another new private label apparel collection. According to just-style, Amazon…

The 'Netflix of Apparel'? Subscription Clothing Company Stitch Fix Now Worth $2B

Subscription services are making huge waves among consumers. From Netflix's instant streaming to Birchbox's monthly makeup subscription boxes, there's no shortage of tailored options. In the apparel subscription world, there's one brand that has stood out from all the rest: Stitch Fix. We covered the company a year ago, when it seemed its clothing algorithm…