The Americana Company, a West Coast distributor of imprintable sportswear based out of Gardena, Calif., released its new catalog this month. In addition to T-shirts and fleece, the 116-page book includes athleticwear, sport shirts, jackets, children’s apparel, hats, bags and aprons. The wholesaler has also increased inventory levels and has expanded its one-day shipping area.
On June 14, Los Angeles-based clothing manufacturer American Apparel issued a statement in response to allegations by Gawker.com that it hires retail employees based on their physical attractiveness. American Apparel's response is directly reproduced below:
"A Statement about Hiring from American Apparel
In light of recent erroneous online coverage of American Apparel's hiring and retention policies we are issuing this brief statement to clarify:
American Apparel does not hire or retain applicants based on 'beauty.' Our main priority is finding people with a strong sense of style who can inspire customers as they make selections from our extensive line.
Cincinnati-based TSC Apparel announced the first winners of its new 2010 promotion--the City, Beach, Mountain Adventure Series. This year, TSC along with mill sponsors Anvil and Gildan, will send 10 winners on a trip of their choice based on their purchases of monthly featured items.
Women are different than men—we just are. You know, sugar, spice, everything nice, all that stuff. We think differently. We process information differently. We love sappy chick flicks, which is why men must suffer through so many of them (and we are sorry about this, kind of). One of the biggest differences, if your promotional campaigns haven't picked up on it yet, is that our bodies are completely different than a man's.
The silk custom neckties by KTP Design are produced using the wet-dye process. The wet-dyed process allows the company to produce designs of intricate detail with brilliant color reproduction. Hydropose stain and water-resistant neckwear are also available.
The 100 percent silk woven tie from Buffalo Bay features a custom design. Created by weaving luxurious silk, designs can be as subtle or fashion-forward as the promotion requires.
Hanesbrands Inc., Winston-Salem, North Carolina, announced its worldwide goals to reduce energy use and carbon emissions as well as the launch of a corporate social responsibility Web site that details the company’s social- and and environmental-stewardship programs.
The KC Caps Unconstructed Performance Running Cap from Heritage Sportswear features contrast color mesh side vents and a self-fabric sweatband. The back elasitc drawstring makes for a perfect fit and the Cool & Dry performance fabric keeps you comfortable weather you are exercising or simply going about your daily life. This is a one-size-fits-all item that will make a great race day or charity-walk giveaway.
Fairdeal Import & Export Ltd. (FIEL), Orlando, announced its expansion into a new office and showroom space. For FIEL, a leading manufacturer and importer of imprintable promotional products, the new office space means improved client services, a complete showroom and an opportunity to build relationships with U.S. clientele.
I am going to go out on a limb here, and I know that I might get some considerable backlash from fellow members of the fashion community, but I like Uggs.