Bags & Luggage

Ad Agency Creates Fake Social Distancing Merch Line, Makes It Real After Huge Social Media Buzz
June 17, 2020 at 2:20 pm

Back in April, Curiosity, a Cincinnati-based ad agency, decided to create its own fictional social distancing merch line, called the “Social Distance Supply," to have some fun and showcase its design abilities. What the agency didn’t expect was what happened after it released the designs on its social media pages: People actually wanted to purchase the products...

The Awesome Story Behind Pepsi's New Hand-Drawn Logo Branded Merch
May 13, 2020 at 2:25 pm

Many of us know actor John Krasinski for his role as Jim Halpert in “The Office." If you’ve been keeping up his new YouTube series, “Some Good News (SGN)," you might have noticed that the Pepsi logo featured in one of his recent videos might look very familiar to the one on Pepsi's official new branded merch...

San Francisco Bag Supplier Timbuk2 Turns Sports Team Tees Into Face Masks
April 30, 2020 at 11:22 am

Timbuk2, the San Francisco-based maker of bags and backpacks, is using T-shirts donated from local sports teams to create face masks for Bay Area organizations. The company teamed up with NBC Sports Bay Area, which helped set up T-shirt donations from the 49ers, Sharks, Warriors, Giants, Earthquakes and Kings...

The Clippers and Kawhi Leonard Want Fans to Give Away Their Promotional Backpacks to People in Need
March 5, 2020 at 11:02 am

Last Friday, the Los Angeles Clippers gave out branded backpacks to every fan at the team's game against the Denver Nuggets. Each backpack came with a message card from star Kawhi Leonard. "Fill it with food and give to someone who's hungry, a blanket for someone who's cold, books for a child who has none," it said. "Or do your own thing. I get that. Go be great."...

Topo Designs x Spector & Co
February 10, 2020 at 11:32 am

At Spector & Co., we're excited to announce our partnership with Colorado-based retail brand Topo Designs, which makes Spector & Co. the official Topo Designs bag supplier of the promotional product industry. A little backstory on Topo Designs: Rooted in mountain culture and outdoor living, Topo Designs was founded in 2008. The retail brand targets…

The Best Super Bowl Promo Products We Saw in Miami
February 3, 2020 at 2:00 pm

How about that Super Bowl, huh? Our boy Andy Reid finally got his ring, it was a thrilling comeback, the halftime show was a lot of fun, Tom Brady was minimally involved in the broadcast and the game was over in time to get a good night's sleep. What more could you possibly ask for?…

Bag Makers Resumes Full Operations Following Malware Attack
January 30, 2020 at 11:38 am

Bag Makers, Union, Ill., has resumed full operations following a Jan. 13 malware attack on its I.T. systems. Most business-critical systems are restored, including phones, email, website, ERP business software and shipping. Customers can contact the company through normal communication channels for quotes, orders and order status inquiries. Bag Makers was able to manually process,…

UPDATE 1/15: Bag Makers Issues Statement on Malware Attack
January 14, 2020 at 3:17 pm

Bag Makers Inc. today announced it was affected by a malware attack on Jan. 13 that encrypted information on some I.T. systems and disrupted customer access to services. Phone and fax lines, along with the company website, are currently shut down. Email access is limited...

Bag Makers Introduces New Products, Print Capabilities for 2020
January 8, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Bag Makers, Union, Ill., is introducing more than 15 new bags and expanded imprint and special packaging options for customers in 2020. The company added new bags to its popular Cotton/Jute Tote collection, along with a new Adventure Tote made from 100 percent recycled plastic bottles, non-woven Budget Totes, Ribbon-Handle Matte Eurototes, and several new…