Apparel

Bodek and Rhodes Introduces Sales Rep in Wisconsin and Iowa
February 17, 2009

While many companies are cutting workforces, Philadelphia-based Bodek and Rhodes, a promotional products industry wholesaler of imprintable apparel and accessories, announced it continues to grow. The company added Lisa Sudmeier as outside sales representative catering to Wisconsin and Iowa.

Bodek and Rhodes Continues the Celebration
February 10, 2009

Philadelphia-based Bodek and Rhodes, a wholesaler of imprintable activewear, is celebrating its 70th anniversary all through 2009 with events for customers across the country.

Augusta Sportswear Revamps Web Presence
February 3, 2009

Augusta, Georgia-based Augusta Sportswear announced it has upgraded its online business tools. Key components of the ordering process include real-time inventory, order history, 24-hour ordering and email notifications for order configuration and shipping status.

The Shifting Shore
February 1, 2009

RACKING FASHION TRENDS can be difficult. The task is sometimes similar to watching ocean waves repeatedly wash over a beach, then trying to guess the forthcoming shape of the shore. Everyone knows the water will inevitably change the sand, but the exact appearance it will take is seemingly impossible to guess.

From the Ground Up
February 1, 2009

SOME MAY HAVE bad memories of buying that first car. For others, recollections of purchasing a bum computer, house or even a bottle of weight-loss pills could be what’s causing all those late-night anxiety attacks. A broken guarantee here, a promise fallen through there, and suddenly all that’s left is a car repair bill in the thousands and lingering doubts that the dusty ten-speed bike can make it to the office.

Leed's Reaches Tier II C-TPAT Supply Chain Certification
January 27, 2009

New Kensington, Pennsylvania-based Leed’s, a member of Polyconcept North America, the second largest supplier within the promotional products industry, announced it has taken the next step to further secure its international supply chain by participating in an overseas audit and achieving Tier II certification with the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT).

Fersten Worldwide Announces License Agreement
January 27, 2009

Champlain, New York-based Fersten Worldwide (FW) announced it has entered into a license agreement with Fila Luxembourg S.a.r.l., owner of the global brand Fila, under which it will manufacture and sell apparel and headwear products for the golf and the corporate promotional sales channels in the United States and Canada.

New President and CEO at Fey Line
January 27, 2009

Edgerton, Minnesota-based Fey Industries announced it selected 30-year consumer packaged goods and direct sales veteran Michael B. Ziebell as president and CEO.

Go The Distance
January 1, 2009

REMEMBER THE DAYS when workout clothes were workout clothes only? Everyone had a drawer-full: apparel that worked, literally and figuratively, only in the gym. Clothes that made one feel, frankly, a little out of place anywhere else.