Apparel

Storm Creek Releases 2020 Catalog
September 13, 2019 at 1:53 pm

Storm Creek, Hastings, Minn., announced the release of its 2020 Catalog, featuring several new styles and colors, as well as the company’s Eco-Collection. The Storm Creek annual catalog reflects the company’s dedication to high-performance, outdoor-inspired apparel. In addition, Storm Creek focuses on current trends, unique fabrics and exceptional fit, all while maintaining a reasonable price.…

Spam Has an Enormous Online Merch Store (and There’s Even a Halloween Costume)
September 12, 2019 at 1:11 pm

None of us here at Promo Marketing like to receive the lowercase version of spam, but if the uppercase variety were the offering, many of us would be in hog heaven. Continuing the food business trend of releasing branded merchandise, Spam is delighting fans of canned cooked pork through a line that includes close to 300 (!!!) products, including a Halloween costume that could end any debates on what people want to be come October 31...

Barneys Takes On Bankruptcy Headlines With Clever Store Signage
September 11, 2019 at 2:02 pm

Barneys New York, a store synonymous with fancy stuff and excess, is doing its best to silence the haters who would dare believe the #fakenews that it's in financial trouble and possibly heading for closure. It would be a lot easier to believe Barneys' story if the company hadn't filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in…

Pantone Predicts These Colors Will Be Major For Spring/Summer 2020 Apparel
September 11, 2019 at 12:26 pm

We can always depend on the Pantone Color Institute for an accurate color trend forecast. Last year, it was all about the bold reds, oranges and yellows. This year, as part of the company's Pantone Fashion Color Trend Report Spring/Summer 2020 edition for New York Fashion Week, there are 12 colors predicted to make their impact on the fashion world.

Want Retro Design Inspiration? Check Out This Company’s Collection of ’90s Pop-Culture Apparel
September 10, 2019 at 2:25 pm

“Saturday Night Live” would have us forever remember the 1980s thanks to Goat Boy, but the ’90s were not shabby at all in the pop-culture realm. While many people are enjoying the 21st century well enough, others like rewinding the years and thinking about the entertainment industry’s contributions to the 20th-century’s last decade. Through Dumbgood…

Storm Creek Joins Minnesota Keystone Program
September 9, 2019 at 11:23 am

Storm Creek, Hastings, Minn., has become a new member of the Minnesota Keystone Program, which promotes corporate philanthropy by recognizing companies that donate at least 2 percent of their pre-tax earnings to charitable organizations. "We are extremely excited to join the outstanding list of over 100 community-minded companies in this program," said Storm Creek CEO…

Sony Music UK Bought Its Own Music Merchandise Company
September 5, 2019 at 1:22 pm

Though record sales are what people often use to measure a band's or artist's success, everyone knows that its the touring and merchandise sales that really generate money. It's such a vital part of the job, and knowing that it's the most direct way of supporting artists you love financially is usually enough to ignore…

What Apparel Design Lessons Can We Learn From the NFL's All-Time Worst Uniforms List?
September 4, 2019 at 12:28 pm

Pro sports uniforms are a tricky business. Design the right one, and fans will buy them up. Create something a little more polarizing and sports enthusiasts will tear you to shreds on the internet, at the very least. Successful uniforms are definitely a good lesson in branding for promotional apparel, but unsuccessful uniforms might be…