Badges, Buttons & Lanyards

Vault Promos Continues to Fulfill Orders for Essential Items
April 9, 2020 at 1:47 pm

While many sales other than PPE have grinded to a near stop, we’re still processing quite a few orders daily and wanted to share with everyone what it is that we still see selling. As a manufacturer of badges and nameplates and small signage, we process orders for a multitude of different markets across the…

Harry Potter and the $48K Branded Merch Theft
January 7, 2020 at 2:11 pm

Owing to the enduring popularity of the Harry Potter books and movies, related promotional products and merchandise related have proven mainstays for some time. That regard led Adam Hill, an employee of the Harry Potter studio tour, to lift more than $48,000 in branded merch from the tour shop between Dec. 2017 and March 2018, reselling the items on eBay...

Promo History Lesson: How Elvis' Manager Got His Haters to Buy Merch
November 12, 2018 at 2:55 pm

Gather round, dear readers. It's time for another edition of Promo Marketing's "Great Moments in Promo History," which is totally going to be a thing now. The topic of this second edition of our historical exploration is buttons. Not just any buttons, mind you. It's the story of how Elvis' manager and incredible-name-haver Colonel Tom…

Really Frickin' Fast
October 1, 2018 at 11:48 am

Seriously. We mean really frickin' fast delivery on high quantity import screen print and dye-sublimated lanyards. As the promotional product lanyard leader, we know lanyards. And we know there are times your client needs a ton of lanyards for an event frickin' fast. SnugZ can deliver up to 5,000 high quality screen printed or full…

Let's Review Every Single Piece of McDelivery Day McDonald's Swag
July 20, 2018 at 11:12 am

We've seen fast food brands going all-in on promotional products the last few years, but few have gone quite as big as McDonald's did for McDelivery Day. The event, held yesterday, saw the burger giant dispatch tons of branded merchandise via UberEats delivery—a high-profile, promo-centric campaign that, at least going by social media reactions, was…

Vice Is Under Fire for Its Branded Women's March Gear
January 22, 2018 at 12:18 pm

These allegations and investigations point to a problematic culture at Vice, in which female employees feel silenced and mistreated. Though the company is claiming to be taking steps toward changing its culture and image, its use of branded products at Women’s March events is being seen by many as tone-deaf and highly ironic...

This Election Was Full of Merchandise—Where Does It Go Now?
November 11, 2016 at 7:37 pm

After the Chicago Cubs' come-from-behind victory over the Cleveland Indians in the World Series, we looked at the (unfortunate) fate of the merchandise that falsely crowned the Indians champions. Following this year's election (which…

Delta Airlines Introduces Trackable Luggage Tags
August 29, 2016 at 1:54 pm

Most of us know the pains of lost luggage. After a long day of flying, there's nothing worse than leaving the baggage carousel empty-handed. But, according to NBC News, Delta Airlines might be one step closer to solving this problem. The major airline is integrating Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) into some luggage tags in order…