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NCAA Tournament, Kentucky Derby Merchandise Is Still Available
April 10, 2020 at 12:49 pm

People who were previously lucky enough to score tickets to events like the NCAA Tournament or the Kentucky Derby are no doubt bummed. It’s for the best, but it doesn’t take the sting out of missing out on the action. We can’t go back and magically make the events happen as scheduled, but we can do the next best thing: buy merchandise as if we were there...

Merchandisers Rush to Trademark All Things 'Coronavirus'
April 8, 2020 at 10:49 am

It’s not every day that there’s a global pandemic that reaches every single facet of human life, transcending borders, languages and politics. So, it’s only natural that a few opportunistic apparel and merchandising companies are looking to trademark the coronavirus for their own gain...

Trump Administration Set to Announce 90-Day Deferral of Some Apparel Tariffs (China Excluded)
April 1, 2020 at 11:33 am

The president is reportedly set to give the green light to defer certain tariffs by three months. The move would only pertain to what Bloomberg called “most-favored nation duties,” which means tariffs put in place as a result of “enforcement action,” like those on Chinese goods, are still in place. But it would ease tariffs on some apparel products...

Our Fave 5 Promotional Products of the Week: Lagavulin Whiskey, George Costanza and More
March 11, 2020 at 11:35 am

Is anyone else's circadian rhythm completely thrown off by the time change? We love the extra hour of evening sunlight, but the dark mornings are rough. Thankfully, we have promotional products of all kinds to put some pep in our steps. Here are five that caught our eyes this last week. You might even say they were our Fave 5!...

Atlantic Coast Cotton Announces New Mobile App
March 11, 2020 at 11:25 am

Atlantic Coast Cotton, Gainesville, Va., announced a mobile app designed to make connecting with the company fast and easy. Users can check stock in real time, connect with customer service reps, place orders and more with their smart phones. The app is available for Android or iPhone systems on their online stores. With the app,…

Royal Apparel Holds Prices Through June 30, 2020
February 24, 2020 at 1:36 pm

Royal Apparel, Hauppage, N.Y., announced that it will maintain its 2019 prices through June 30, 2020. Even though raw material costs have increased, the company has implemented a new ERP system and upgraded its cutting facility, which has improved efficiencies.

Fashion Apparel Masterclass by Bella+Canvas Grows With FAM 2.0
February 13, 2020 at 11:47 am

Bella+Canvas, Los Angeles, launched FAM 2.0, the second iteration of content for its online course, Fashion Apparel Masterclass (FAM). FAM 2.0 includes video lessons on three new relevant topics, along with interactions, downloadable resources and customer-ready selling tools. "The promotional industry is constantly changing," said Summer Barry, creative and marketing director for Bella+Canvas. "Which is…

Perfect Performance: A Supplier and Distributor Talk Athletic Promo Apparel
February 5, 2020 at 1:30 pm

With a new year comes new apparel trends, of course, so we wanted to find out what’s happening in the athletic and performance category. Promo Marketing spoke with a supplier and a distributor to see what was popular to close out 2019 and what to know for the new year...

Listening to Women about Uniform Apparel
January 22, 2020 at 10:47 am

The comments we hear most often from uniform distributors, buyers and end-users is that there is a real need for more variety and comfort in uniforms for women. As uniform apparel manufacturers for more than 85 years, this was not news to us. In fact, it has been one of Executive Apparel’s primary goals to…