Bags & Luggage

Summit Group Honored for Excellence in Promotional Marketing Campaigns
February 3, 2016 at 4:27 pm

Summit Group, Bloomingdale, Ill., won a Silver Pyramid in the 2016 Pyramid Award Competition sponsored by Promotional Products Association International (PPAI). PPAI recognized 35 gold, silver and bronze winners at the PPAI Awards Presentation and Reception held Jan. 12, 2016 at the House of Blues in conjunction with the PPAI Expo in Las Vegas. The…

15 Spring Promotional Products to Celebrate Groundhog Day
February 2, 2016 at 6:33 pm

While Phil doesn't exactly have the track record of a completely accurate weatherman, I am more than willing to proclaim we're in for an early spring this year. Ease your end-users into the changing of the seasons with these 15 spring-themed promotions so they're ready for everything from picnics to cherry blossom festivals...

Bullet Announces 2016 Product Launch
January 18, 2016 at 4:32 pm

Bullet, Hialeah, Fla., announced its 2016 product launch. The latest collection includes 91 products, including new, value-priced offerings in bags, mobile and drinkware. “We are really excited about the new 2016 Bullet products,” said Jeff Brown, president of Polyconcept North America Hard Goods. “These are great, high-quality items available at the unbeatable prices that customers…

What's in the 2016 Golden Globe Awards Gift Bag?
January 11, 2016 at 6:29 pm

The Golden Globe Awards took place last night, and we all know these types of award shows usually include a pretty impressive gift bag for attendees. This year was no different. According to Extra, the Golden Globe promotional bag included the…

BIC Graphic Launches More Than 400 New Products
January 8, 2016 at 5:11 pm

BIC Graphic, Clearwater, Fla., is launching more than 400 new products this month. Based on research both inside and outside the industry, BIC Graphic's product development team not only has focused on bringing new products to the line, but also expanding top-selling categories with new colors and line extensions, offering distributors more choices. The additions include:…

Bag Makers Introduces New Imprint Process
January 7, 2016 at 4:38 pm

Bag Makers, Union, Ill., introduced a new imprint process and products for 2016. The newest imprint process—Sparkle Decoration—features glossy, reflective dots that make the artwork on bags shine. Sparkle Decoration is available on the company’s nonwoven and polyester bags, and the holographic or metallic dots are available in more than 20 colors. “We’re very excited…

Famed CBGB Music Venue to Expand Merchandising
January 6, 2016 at 4:26 pm

Though the New York music venue CBGB closed its doors in 2006, the famed concert hall's logo will live on through branded merchandise, including umbrellas, phone cases and baby apparel (for babies who were literally born to rock). Politico's Alex Weprin reported that 315 Bowery Holdings LLC (which is the address of the original venue)…

High-flying Fashion: Alaska Airlines Upcycles Seats Into Travel Accessories
December 24, 2015 at 2:45 pm

It’s a challenge for airlines to create a sustainable image when their very lifeblood contributes enormous amounts of jet fuel to the environment. But Alaska Airlines is thinking out of the box—and seat—when it comes to sustainability by embracing upcycling. When the carrier re-upholstered 6,000 seats on its…

Tote Bag Designed for City Bike-share Programs
December 22, 2015 at 4:48 pm

Bike-share programs, where people can rent bikes from access terminals, increasingly are popping up in cities, such as New York, Chicago, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. Sparse and NOMO Design now have designed the XFR tote bag, which is designed to fit onto bike-share bikes.…