Sarah Semple

Sarah Semple

Sarah Semple is the Associate Content Editor for Promo Marketing.

Post Malone's Second Custom Crocs Collaboration Sells Out in Minutes

If there’s one key takeaway from Post Malone’s first collab with Crocs, it’s that his fans support any and all fashion choices the rapper puts out there. The 23-year-old artist launched his second collaboration with the shoe company yesterday, and the bright yellow clogs flew off the shelves, selling out in minutes...

Beyoncé's 2018 Holiday Collection Proves She's Still Queen of Branded Merch

The Holidayoncé collection includes items like hoodies and crewneck sweatshirts, joggers, cropped and full-length tees, a knit scarf, a tote, mugs and—quite possibly our favorite items—the new ornaments and wrapping paper with symbols from Beyoncé's crest. Here are our favorites...

This Holiday Apparel Collection for Dogs Is Bound to Make You Laugh

We’ve mentioned before that pet products are a fun and underutilized niche in the promotional products industry, but this retail brand's clothing line definitely opened the door to new possibilities with its parody graphic tees. Who knows? Maybe in the future we'll see more creative designs and phrases on promotional pet products...

Tech-Integrated Backpacks Are Making Their Way to Streetwear—Is Promo Next?

To celebrate the 45th anniversary of hip-hop, luxury leather brand MCM announced last week that the brand collaborated with WizPak to create a limited-edition backpack with a built-in Bluetooth speaker. The backpack is only available via retail channels, of course, but it speaks to an emerging trend that's worth keeping an eye on for promo: tech integration...

Post Malone Has His Own Branded Crocs (With Custom Charms) and They Sold Out Immediately

When rapper Post Malone announced a new collaboration last week, we naturally assumed it would be music-related. To our surprise, the famous artist, popular for songs like "Rockstar," "Congratulations," "Better Now" and others, had actually partnered with Crocs to create the Post Malone x Crocs Dimitri Clog, complete with a variety of charms. And Crocs are making a comeback, too...

Jonah Hill Made a Shirt for His New Movie 'Mid90s' and It Sold Out Within Hours

This past week, Jonah Hill and film studio A24 not only released a movie that critics are raving about, but also created a long-sleeve shirt inspired by the film. What’s even more impressive than the film's positive reviews? The shirt sold out within hours. And there are a couple very cool design elements to discuss...

Snack on These Six Tips for Selling Food Promotions

We all have our own preferences, especially when it comes to food. While some of us like the salty side of the food spectrum, others need a sugary fix to get them through the morning, meeting or wherever the day ultimately takes…

This New, Limited-Edition NSYNC Merch Collection Includes a 'Bye Bye Bye' Doormat

Last week, NSYNC announced the launch of its latest merchandise collection in partnership with Epic Rights. While the iconic boy band might have split up in the early 2000s, its music (and throwback photos complete with the frosted tips hairstyle) will live on forever. But fans looking to expand their NSYNC memorabilia collections better order soon. There’s only three days left until the limited-edition collection goes bye, bye, bye...

3 Promo Ideas From Disney’s New ’90s Retro Merch Collection

If there’s one thing people love these days, it's anything '90s-related. That's why Disney has teamed up with Oh My Disney for a collection of ‘90s retro merch. The collection includes items inspired by some of the most popular (and beloved) Disney movies of the '90s, and the items themselves are all suitably retro, too...

Instagram for Promo: 5 Ways to Build and Connect With Audiences

Building brand awareness can be hard if you aren’t up to date with the latest business tools, including social media. That's why we’re diving into ways to use Instagram—perhaps the most popular social channel—in order to reach your ideal audience. Instagram is not only a great way to connect, but also a helpful tool for promoting your business...

HBO and Johnnie Walker Create 'White Walker' Game of Thrones Whisky

While many of us may be clinking glasses for all things that come with the beginning of October—pumpkins, scarecrows, haunted houses and scary movies—we couldn’t help but get sidetracked when Johnnie Walker announced its new Game of Thrones whisky, called "White Walker." In collaboration with HBO, Johnnie Walker created the limited edition bottle to celebrate…

5 Ways to Reduce Distractions and Be More Productive

Distractions are everywhere during a typical workday. Add modern technology to the mix, and we're all but set up to be less productive. While it may be impossible to entirely avoid distractions, cutting down on them is the key to better efficiency in the workplace. Here are five ways to reduce your work distractions and boost productivity...

Kodak Looks to Make Itself Cool Again With Forever 21 Apparel Partnership

It’s nothing new to hear that Forever 21 is once again collaborating with a brand on an exclusive apparel line. But what does come as a surprise is the particular brand with whom Forever 21 is collaborating. Vox reported last week that Kodak has teamed up with Forever 21 to create a 26-piece streetwear collection...