Apparel

Beyonce, Adidas Team Up for Major Apparel Deal
April 10, 2019 at 12:33 pm

Beyonce and Adidas made headlines this week when they announced they are partnering on an apparel collection and the re-launch of Beyonce's Ivy Park athleisure line. It could be one of the biggest clothing collaborations to date. On the one hand, we have Adidas, an athletic apparel company that can do no wrong by its…

This Company Expects You to Hate Its T-shirts (So That You Find One You'll Love)
April 10, 2019 at 12:03 pm

Over the years, vanity sizing has become a big problem. Depending on where you shop, a size 8 dress from one clothing company is going to fit completely differently than another company's size 8. This can be a frustrating experience for shoppers looking for a consistent fit, and the experience tends to be even worse…

How to Educate Your Customers on Planning a Seamless Apparel Program Rollout
April 9, 2019 at 11:44 am

In a recent meeting with Executive Apparel Account Reps it became apparent that some distributors and many buyers lack a clear understanding of the custom apparel production process. Our team put a planning outline together to demystify the production process and eliminate unnecessary stress for everyone. Using the tips that follow distributors and their customers…

Custom Ink Lands New Private Equity Ownership
April 4, 2019 at 2:08 pm

Custom Ink, Fairfax, Va., announced that it has entered into an agreement with private equity firm Great Hill Partners to recapitalize the company. Custom Ink’s current management team will stay on board, and company co-founder Marc Katz will remain a major shareholder as well as chairman and CEO. According to a press release, the company’s…

Counterfeiters Now Using Fake Photos of Athletes to Sell Bogus NCAA Merch
April 3, 2019 at 2:46 pm

Michigan State University shocked many observers on Sunday, defeating the top-ranked Duke Blue Devils to reach the Final Four of the NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball Tournament. Because of counterfeiters, though, the Spartans now find themselves stunned, as their school is warning fans against purchasing phony NCAA merch ahead of this weekend’s action in Minneapolis.…

Why Patagonia Won't Sell Its Co-Branded Vests to Certain Corporate Clients
April 3, 2019 at 1:14 pm

Patagonia is taking a promotional stand if we've ever seen one. According to BuzzFeed News, the company announced that it is getting mighty choosy when it comes to its corporate sales. Now, when a prospective client attempts to place an order for branded Patagonia Nano Puff vests, they very…