Apparel

What’s New in 2022: 5 New Creative Bandanna Styles
January 10, 2022 at 11:04 am

It’s a new year—are you on top of the latest trends and styles? Chances are, you already have some customers looking for something fresh for their branded merchandise, so if you haven’t already, it’s time to check out some of the trends coming onto the scene. Here are five new bandanna styles and a few sales ideas to get a jump on 2022...

Custom Ink Acquires Printfection
January 7, 2022 at 10:27 am

Custom Ink announced yesterday that it has acquired Printfection, a platform that helps companies with product creation, storage, tracking and distribution of promotional products gifts. The move follows Custom Ink's acquisition of Swag.com, another tech-enabled swag management and distribution platform, last year...

Coalition of 400 Human Rights Groups Presses IOC Over Forced Labor in Olympics Merchandise
January 6, 2022 at 1:57 pm

A coalition of 400 human rights groups has criticized the International Olympic Committee after the IOC failed to clarify whether merchandise for the upcoming Beijing Olympics was made with forced labor. The coalition has attempted for eight months to receive assurance that the merchandise was not made in China's Xinjiang region...

PETA Releases 'Bloody' Iditarod Merchandise to Protest Race's Treatment of Dogs
January 5, 2022 at 2:30 pm

PETA is releasing a line of merchandise spoofing the Iditarod's 50th anniversary and drawing attention to the event's controversial animal-welfare track record. Never one to rely on subtlety, the PETA line features several different items with a depiction of a bloody sled dog and the caption "Iditarod: 50 years of racing dogs to their death."...

Sock 101 Promotes Anna Mosakowski to Chief Operating Officer
January 5, 2022 at 11:54 am

Sock 101, Lee’s Summit, Missouri, recently announced the promotion of Anna Mosakowski to chief operating officer. She will be responsible for the day-to-day administrative and operational functions of Sock 101. She assumed the new role on Jan. 1. As COO, Mosakowski will oversee daily operations of the company...

Adidas NFT Project Brings Real-Life Apparel to Digital Space (and Vice Versa)
January 5, 2022 at 11:48 am

Adidas launched a line of NFTs in December called "Into the Metaverse," which will allow NFT holders access to special-edition real-life apparel drops. An NFT track suit will be made available in real life for participants in the "Into the Metaverse" program. There's also a hoodie with a blockchain address on it and an orange beanie...

NBA Allows Sponsor Patches on Warm-Up Jackets, Shooting Shirts
January 5, 2022 at 11:37 am

By now, basketball fans are used to the sponsor patches on their teams' jerseys. They're pretty subtle—just a little logo near the shoulder. But the NBA is taking its sponsorship program a step further by allowing teams to incorporate a sponsor patch on shooting shirts and warm-up jackets they wear during pregame exercises...

Charles River Apparel Donates $28K in Apparel to Circle of Hope
January 5, 2022 at 10:24 am

Charles River Apparel recently donated more than $28,000 worth of apparel to long-time charity partner Circle of Hope, a nonprofit providing clothing and essentials to communities experiencing homelessness in the Boston area. These items will be distributed to local shelters and affiliated programs so that families and individuals can...