Bags & Luggage

The White House Is Getting Creative With Its Stockpile of Leftover 'Be Best' Promotional Items
December 16, 2020 at 1:15 pm

The White House used a State Department party as an opportunity to give away leftover merchandise from First Lady Melania Trump’s chosen cause over the last four years. At an event for about 200 guests, officials gave out "Be Best" branded items like frisbees and backpacks. So, why exactly did attendees at a holiday party get Be Best promotional items?...

Gemline Announces Partnership With Osprey
November 10, 2020 at 12:15 pm

Gemline, Lawrence, Mass., announced a strategic partnership with Colorado-based Osprey. This partnership brings the highly regarded and much sought-after outdoor retail brand and their innovative products to Gemline’s growing product portfolio of premium brand partners. Osprey is world-renowned for its functional, high performance gear that reflects a love of adventure and devotion to the outdoors,…

New Jersey Just Became a Potential Promo Sales Hot Spot This Week
November 5, 2020 at 11:24 am

There have been two major legislative decisions this week in Jersey, both of which have potential repercussions for the promo industry. Yesterday, Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law a ban on single-use plastic bags, paper bags, plastic straws and other plastic packaging. And the state voted on Tuesday to legalize recreational cannabis in the state...

Our 5 Favorite Promotional Products of the Week: Borat 'Masks,' Label Mistakes and More
November 4, 2020 at 11:50 am

Everybody feeling OK? Did you at least get a few hours of sleep? We’ve been refreshing the news just like everyone else, but it’s good to step away for a second and decompress. What better way to momentarily check out than looking at some fun and creative promotional products? We can’t think of anything more fun and relaxing (except maybe mini golf)...

Cosmetics Brand Glossier Wins Trademark for Millennial Pink Pouch
August 27, 2020 at 9:05 am

Glossier is one of the biggest names in cosmetics right now, and the pouch, as we've seen, is everywhere. With health and wellness products so popular in the promo world and Millennial Pink so popular everywhere, there's always a chance a customer asks for something similar

The Best of the DNC Merchandise as Convention Goes Virtual
August 18, 2020 at 12:14 pm

With the Democratic National Convention going virtual, organizers had an opportunity to expand the merchandise offering a bit. There are still plenty of Milwaukee-centric items, touching on local culture like dairy farming and using the outline of Wisconsin, but there are things that play into the nationwide viewership...

Starbucks Has a New Line of Back to School Inspired Merch (With Some Great Designs)
August 12, 2020 at 3:14 pm

Back to school season is here! While it may look a lot different this school year with classes being held virtually, in-person or a mix of both, students and teachers will still be purchasing some of the usual back to school essentials. To add to the mix, Starbucks just released a line of cups and merch inspired by school supplies...