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Panera Bread and T-Pain Team Up for a Merch Collaboration (With an Interactive Twist)
May 2, 2022 at 1:53 pm

Panera Bread enlisted T-Pain for a limited run of merchandise to commemorate its new Chef's Kitchen Sandwiches. Following along with other restaurants that have used a streetwear drop model, Panera also is working with the shopping platform NTWRK for a "Day of Craveable Drops." Possibly the most interesting item is one called the "Deliciously Luxe Drip Kit"...

What the 2022 NFL Draft Hats Tell Us About Current Headwear Decoration Trends
April 29, 2022 at 10:16 am

The 2022 NFL Draft hats are two-tone: black with a brim color reflective of the team's colors. The front panel features a large embroidered graphic of the city in script font overlaid atop the team name in italic block letters. It's a bold design choice. And that, along with a few other elements of the hats, gives us some hints as to what's trending in headwear...

Coca-Cola's Immersive New London Retail Store Features Designer Apparel, Exclusive Drinkware and Customizable Cans
April 28, 2022 at 11:13 am

Coca-Cola is using a posh storefront in London's Covent Garden neighborhood to sell items like apparel, accessories and drinkware and interact with shoppers beyond just the refrigerator. Shoppers can create their own personalized Coke cans using a design screen within the store, meaning even if they don't buy the high end apparel, they can leave with something memorable...

YouTube Will Sell Coachella Merchandise During Livestreams
April 18, 2022 at 11:48 am

Coachella sets have been live-streamed for years, even before the pandemic. If you're not able to make it out to the desert in California for the music festival, you can still watch your favorite artists perform. Now, you can buy your favorite artists' merchandise while you're watching the stream on YouTube...

Supply Chain Issues Have Delayed MLB Uniform Deliveries
April 14, 2022 at 10:20 am

Phillies fans noticed this weekend that their team wasn't wearing its usual cream-colored home alternate uniforms, which it typically wears on Sundays. Some Phillies fans (like me) think they're the best of the Phillies uniforms, so to miss out on them felt like a personal affront. https://twitter.com/JonnyHeller/status/1513199954294095880 It turns out that even an organization as…

9 USA-Made Promotional Products for Spring and Summer
April 13, 2022 at 1:26 pm

With all the supply chain issues suppliers, distributors and end-buyers are dealing with, sourcing domestically can alleviate some of the pressure. There's less worry about factories shutting down or ships waiting outside of ports for days at a time (let alone the time it takes to unload them). Here are nine USA-made promotional products to get you started...

Baskin-Robbins Celebrates Rebrand With Merch Line Featuring Bikes and Apparel
April 13, 2022 at 10:17 am

After 77 delicious years, Baskin-Robbins is getting a bit of a branding face lift. That includes updating its employee uniforms and packaging to breathe new life into the brand famous for its 31 flavors. That's just in the stores, though. Baskin-Robbins also plans to go far beyond just ice cream with merchandise like bikes and bucket hats, opening an online store for the first time...

Elon Musk Goes Full Texan With 'Cyber Rodeo' Merchandise for Tesla Factory Opening
April 12, 2022 at 11:08 am

Elon Musk commemorated the opening of the new Tesla "Gigafactory" outside of Austin, Texas, the only way he knows how: With a ton of pageantry and attention-grabbing branded products. In addition to an impressive lightshow, there was merchandise that included a $90 hoodie, a $75 gigafactory belt buckle and a $50 Tesla branding iron...

Netflix's Latest Immersive Merchandise Experience: Bridgerton at Bloomingdale's
April 12, 2022 at 10:31 am

Netflix has made sure its content extends far beyond the confines of your TV or computer screen, and its latest effort is a line of apparel and merchandise inspired by "Bridgerton," the popular period drama created by Shonda Rhimes. The collection is available at Bloomingdales, where fans can shop and sip Earl Grey at a tea bar...

Aldi Follows Up Surprise Streetwear Success With Full Line of (Very Affordable) Branded Merchandise
April 11, 2022 at 11:25 am

Aldi, Promo Marketing's favorite budget grocery store brand, thought it was joking when it released a line of streetwear-inspired apparel in the U.K. last year. But it actually ended up making some merch that was, as the streetwear kids say, fire. Playing off that success, Aldi is back with a full line of branded merchandise. And, true to the brand, it's all available for under $10...