Custom Apparel

J. America Wholesale Blanks Recapitalizes
March 30, 2016 at 5:24 pm

J. America Wholesale Blanks, Folwerville, Mich., has partnered with Cleveland-based Blue Point Capital Partners to recapitalize. According to Crain's Cleveland Business, Blue Point Capital Partners took a majority stake in the company and plans to grow the company's operations. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. "With a broad product range and multiple distribution changes,…

NFL, Fanatics Work to Create 'Micro Moment' Merchandise
March 29, 2016 at 4:04 pm

Yesterday, we reported that Fanatics scrambled to get Syracuse University Final Four T-shirts ready as soon as possible. Now, the NFL wants to get in on that instant action with Fanatics. According to ESPN, the NFL extended its deal with Fanatics and…

Peyton Manning's Retirement Spurs Merchandise Sales
March 7, 2016 at 4:15 pm

After 18 seasons in the NFL, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning said that he will retire from the game. It's not a bad time for Manning to hang up his helmet. After all, his last game was a Super Bowl 50 victory, and he…

The Wrap: Adidas Debuts A Subscription Box, Nike Announces Kobe Bryant Collection
February 24, 2016 at 6:52 pm

Adidas debuts a $600 subscription box; Nike plans to re-release every Kobe Bryant shoe its created; there is now a vegan leather outerwear line; Fall Out Boy will have custom apparel on their new tour; and a 5,000 year old egyptian dress is the oldest garment reported : Here's what's happening this week in the apparel world…

Designers Aid Presidential Candidates, Cruz Drops Street Art Merch
February 24, 2016 at 6:51 pm

As the 2016 presidential election continues to rage on, more and more merchandise has been popping up. We've seen merchandise aimed at millennials, we've seen guys earning hundreds of thousands of dollars by selling campaign buttons, and we've seen a fair share of unlicensed…

Video: Promo Marketing's T-shirt Show and Tell
February 18, 2016 at 3:53 pm

T-shirts are tried-and-true methods of promotion. End-users become walking advertisements for your clients, and they get a free shirt out of the deal! We at Promo Marketing have a few favorite promotional T-shirts that we've accumulated over the years, and we wanted to show them off to the world. Check out the video below, showcasing…

Fanatics Inc. Acquires Kitbag, Expands Sports Merchandising Worldwide
February 17, 2016 at 7:12 pm

Fanatics Inc., a worldwide retailer of licensed sports merchandise, announced that it has acquired Kitbag, a U.K.-based sports e-commerce company and subsidiary of Findel plc. This move will allow Fanatics Inc. to increase licensed sports merchandise for soccer, which has seen an increase in the U.S. recently. Kitbag has relationships with popular European sports brands,…

Uber, Lyst Deliver New York Fashion Week Gift Bags
February 10, 2016 at 4:30 pm

New York Fashion Week showcases the hottest new styles in the fashion world. This year, New Yorkers using the popular ride-sharing app Uber can get their hands on some New York Fashion Week promotional items, thanks…

Carolina Panthers Would-be Super Bowl Merchandise
February 9, 2016 at 6:24 pm

Yesterday, we reported on all of the counterfeit merchandise that authorities have seized before the Super Bowl. Now, we have all of the authentic Carolina Panthers merchandise that would have hit shelves had Cam Newton and the team topped the Denver Broncos. According to SportsLogos.net, some of the proposed Panthers merchandise used the phrase "Keep Pounding,"…