Fanatics Inks LA28 Olympic Merchandising Deal
August 31, 2022 at 10:35 am

Fanatics has been named as the official e-commerce merchandise partner for the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics. As part of the deal, it will operate brick-and-mortar merchandise stores and outfit volunteers.

How and Why Decorators Should Prepare for the Changing Seasons
August 29, 2022 at 2:45 pm

It might not seem like it, but late summer is the perfect time to offer your customers cool weather gear. Need some help getting ahead? Here are some tips and expert insight from Delta Apparel on how to get ready for winter.

School Uniforms: What Your Customers Are Looking For and How Vendors Can Make the Grade
August 29, 2022 at 2:38 pm

If schools are on your client list, now is the time start marketing for the 2023-24 school year. Do your homework, and you could have a lucrative year, as unforms are getting more and more popular for both public and private schools, especially in grades K-8. Uniforms promote school pride, and research shows that students…

7-Eleven Goes Full E-Commerce With 7Collection Store
August 24, 2022 at 10:40 am

7-Eleven, home of the Slurpee and practically synonymous with the idea of a convenience store chain, has done a couple merchandise drops over the last few years, but rather than continue one-off promotions here and there, it's going all in with the introduction of the 7Collection store...

Image Apparel Solutions Launches NIL-Compliant, Online Apparel Stores for University Athletic Programs
August 22, 2022 at 10:45 am

Image Apparel Solutions, Wheeling, Illinois, announced the launch of an online store platform that complies with NCAA name, image and likeness (NIL) regulations. To ensure a streamlined, secure and transparent process, IAS has partnered with Athletic Licensing Company (ALC), experts in NIL compliance and administration. Since the landmark Supreme Court decision in NCAA v. Alston,…

11 Fall Promotional Products Your Clients' End-Users Need
August 19, 2022 at 9:57 am

August is almost over, and the temps will (hopefully) start dropping a little bit soon. Once fall rolls around in earnest, it's time for tailgates, bonfires and chilly mornings. Are your clients' end-users ready? If not, here are 11 products to help them get in the mood. 1. 12'' #1 Foam Finger by Amerifoam How…

Sock 101 Adds Nina Bui to Traveling Sales Team
August 17, 2022 at 11:33 am

Sock 101, Lee's Summit, Missouri, welcomed Nina Bui to its traveling sales team. Bui was born and raised in Kansas City, with family from Vietnam and the oldest of her three siblings. Bui loves anything involving food, music and art. She is a quick learner and is knowledgeable in…

Tri-Mountain Announces Closing After Nearly 30 Years
August 17, 2022 at 11:21 am

Tri-Mountain announced yesterday that it will cease operations "in the near future" after almost 30 years in business. In a release, the company said that its stock, blank inventory will be available on a final sale business through tomorrow. Decorated orders already in the works will be delivered as planned, but Tri-Mountain won't accept...

The Next Steps in NIL: Clemson's New Marketing Hub and Alabama's Team Store
August 16, 2022 at 10:58 am

Clemson University just created one of the biggest hubs of NIL development: a 12,000 square foot facility dedicated to its "Reign" NIL program, which will assist student-athletes in marketing themselves, including through merchandise. The University of Alabama is also opening a dedicated store within its football stadium for NIL products...