Sarah Semple

Sarah Semple

Sarah Semple is the Associate Content Editor for Promo Marketing.

7 Promo Products for Working Remotely

Starting this month, many of us have transitioned to fully working from home. A whole lot of end-users are doing the same. If you’re looking for inspiration on promo products to suggest to customers for work-from-home kits, here are a couple of ideas...

IKEA Is Selling Branded Bucket Hats Made From Its Iconic Shopping Bags

IKEA has already partnered with several big names in the fashion industry, including Virgil Abloh, to create items like the “wet grass” rug and more. But the company is perhaps best known for its iconic blue FRAKTA bag that fits just about anything. So, naturally, it's turning the bag into a branded, streetwear-style bucket hat...

7 Promo Products for Staying Active at Home

While working from home, it’s essential that we all stay moving during the day. The same goes for end-users, so now’s a good time to check out some new products to suggest for clients. Resistance bands? Check. Maybe a water bottle for working out? Good idea. Here are seven great promo products we found to help people stay active...

Using Social Media to Stay Connected and Keep Customers Informed

Suppliers and distributors able to continue operations are looking for ways to stay in contact with their partners and customers and do the best they can during this time. One of the ways were seeing everyone stay connected is through social media. Here's how a few suppliers are doing that, along with their advice for using social media during this time...

Starbucks Is Quietly Testing a New, Greener Single-Use Coffee Cup

Just shy of two years after it launched the NextGen Cup Challenge to develop a completely recyclable and compostable cup, Starbucks has announced that it’s testing new environmentally friendly cups in some locations, including New York, San Francisco, Seattle, London and Vancouver...

McDonald's New 'Quarter Pounder Fan Club' Is All About the Branded Merchandise

Remember how McDonald’s launched its first full-time branded merchandise store, Golden Arches Unlimited, in December? Well, now McDonald’s has a “Quarter Pounder Fan Club” and it appears to be an entirely branded merchandise-based homage to the Quarter Pounder. Are there scented candles? You know there are...

Check Out These Augmented-Reality Branded Cupcakes

There’s nothing better than getting sent a personalized box of cookies or cupcakes, especially when they’re customized with your brand or logo. A company called Print Cakes totally gets that, and has teamed up with Aircards to create the world’s first app-less augmented reality cupcakes...

The 3 Best Items From Starbucks' New Valentine's Day Drinkware Collection

Did anyone else feel like January was at least four months long? We can’t be the only ones. Now that it’s officially February, we’re obsessing over all the promo items coming out for Valentine’s Day, including the very festive—and very on-brand—new Starbucks drinkware collection...

New Disney Parks Apparel Line Goes All In On Retro Design Trend

Retro is in and it’s here to stay. It’s no longer uncommon to see brands recreate their own ideas for merchandise to fit the retro theme we’ve been seeing everywhere. Disney has been ahead of the trend for awhile, and has now launched another retro apparel line available at both Disney World and Disneyland...

Evian Releases New Slogan For the Anniversary of the Fyre Festival Documentary

Over the last couple of years, we’ve been reporting on any news that’s related to the Fyre Festival, which was set to happen in April of 2017. After the two documentaries—from both Netflix and Hulu—released last year, you probably know the name Andy King, the event planner for this disastrous event, and how one of his responsibilities was to have evian water bottles provided for attendees. On the anniversary of the documentary release, evian partnered with King and created a new slogan, “So good you’d do anything for it.”