Apparel Accessories

UK Government Fines Two Sports Retailers and Soccer Club for Apparel Price Fixing
September 28, 2022 at 10:12 am

The U.K. government has fined Scottish professional soccer team Rangers F.C., along with sporting goods company Elite Sports and retail brand JD Sports, for price fixing. According to a release from the U.K. government, the Competition and Markets Authority found that Elite Sports and JD Sports "broke competition law by fixing the retail prices of…

Tim Hortons Introduces 'Tims Run Club' Apparel Capsule for National Coffee Day
September 27, 2022 at 11:08 am

Apparently National Coffee Day is right around the corner, and to celebrate going on a "Tims Run," Tim Hortons is back with another apparel capsule drop: The Tims Run Club. It's a clever play on words. A "Tims Run" of course being slang for going to pick up coffee at Tim Hortons, but also referencing…

The Brooklyn Museum's Off-White Capsule Is a Different Kind of Promotional Merch Campaign
September 16, 2022 at 10:16 am

Museum exhibits typically come with a special batch of merchandise in the gift shop. Those product lines tend to touch on the exhibit itself, reflecting the themes on display or the life of the featured artist. In the case of the Brooklyn Museum's exhibit on the late fashion designer Virgil Abloh, the merchandise comes from…

Gibson Guitars Releases Designer Apparel, Accessories Capsule
August 31, 2022 at 2:05 pm

Food and beverage companies, and car manufacturers have turned toward lifestyle product lines as ways to appeal to new audiences and expand their reach beyond just what they're known for. The most recent was Chrysler, which is aiming to appeal to younger audiences by releasing athleisure pieces and lifestyle products like water bottles that paint…

Fanatics Inks LA28 Olympic Merchandising Deal
August 31, 2022 at 10:35 am

Fanatics has been named as the official e-commerce merchandise partner for the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics. As part of the deal, it will operate brick-and-mortar merchandise stores and outfit volunteers.

School Uniforms: What Your Customers Are Looking For and How Vendors Can Make the Grade
August 29, 2022 at 2:38 pm

If schools are on your client list, now is the time start marketing for the 2023-24 school year. Do your homework, and you could have a lucrative year, as unforms are getting more and more popular for both public and private schools, especially in grades K-8. Uniforms promote school pride, and research shows that students…