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How 'Camp McDonald's' Evolved the Celebrity Fast Food Merch Partnership
August 3, 2022 at 11:06 am

McDonald's has been one of the pioneers of collaborating with musicians for branded merchandise and meals, having already partnered with Travis Scott, J Balvin, BTS, Saweetie and Mariah Carey. Its latest collaboration with Kid Cudi took things in a different direction, adding some new wrinkles beyond a simple co-branded product drop...

How JSTOR Merch Became an Obsession for Academics on the Internet
August 1, 2022 at 11:11 am

In 2011, JSTOR, the academic journal site, started selling branded products like T-shirts, hats, stickers and even a "future scholar" onesie after seeing a college student's JSTOR tattoo, according to Input Magazine. In 2018, JSTOR took its merchandise platform down to find a new vendor. That hiatus was extended by the pandemic. During that break, JSTOR merch became almost mythical online. Now, the merch is back...

Could 'Convertible' Apparel Be the Next Big Thing in Promo?
July 22, 2022 at 10:31 am

In the athleisure market, there are few names more influential than Lululemon. While the brand has been nearly synonymous with workout apparel that translates to the street, its newest focus on apparel tailored to the outdoors but with that same everyday fashion sense is something that promotional companies should take note of...

Patagonia to Open Apparel Repair Center
July 18, 2022 at 11:10 am

Outdoor apparel brand Patagonia has partnered with a Dutch textile platform to create a new apparel repair center for affiliated brands. The goal, according to Just-Style, is to divert 1 million kilograms (2,204,622 lbs.) of apparel waste from ending up in landfills by making 300,000 clothing repairs annually...

Blink-182 and Guy Fieri Released Co-Branded Apparel for Charity
July 5, 2022 at 12:55 pm

It's a match made in delicious rock n' roll heaven. Famed pop-punk band Blink-182 just released a limited line of merchandise co-branded with celebrity chef Guy Fieri's "Flavortown" brand. The "blink-182 x Flavortown" collection is currently available, and proceeds will benefit the Guy Fieri Foundation, which uses cooking and education to support communities across the…

Bandannas and Back to School - The Perfect Branding Fit
July 5, 2022 at 12:40 pm

It might only be July, but now is the time to start preparing for the back-to-school season. Many schools will begin their new year in August and in preparation, are looking for items such as spirit wear, parent gifts, new student packages, and more featuring logos, slogans, and other inspirational designs and sayings. On top…

Netflix Scores Merch Win With 'Hellfire Club' Shirt From 'Stranger Things' Season 4
July 1, 2022 at 9:19 am

"Stranger Things" season four focuses on the group's Dungeons & Dragon's collective, the Hellfire Club, for which some of the main characters have T-shirts that they wear throughout the season. The shirts have become something of a phenomenon, with licensed versions available in Netflix's online store and at various retailers, and an army of knockoffs available across the internet...

Bloody Brilliant: The Red Cross Is Giving Out 'Shark Week' Merchandise to Donors in July
June 30, 2022 at 10:44 am

To encourage donations of blood throughout July, the Red Cross is partnering with Discovery Channel to give people the opportunity to win an awesome "Shark Week" merchandise package. The merch includes a cruiser bike, a smokeless portable fire pit, a paddle board, a kayak and a $500 gift card. There's also a special T-shirt for anyone who donates July 21-24...

Fully Promoted in Cleveland Expands Reach With Acquisition of Garment Specialties
June 30, 2022 at 9:38 am

Cristina and Fernando Bertero, owners of the Fully Promoted franchise in the Greater West Cleveland area, have acquired Garment Specialties, a 35-year-old company selling apparel and decorated products. The purchase is expected to double sales and expand the reach of the Cleveland-area franchise location into a new geographic area (Cleveland Southeast) and...