Drinkware

Baltimore Apparel Company Packs Positive Messages in Reusable Bottles
June 10, 2020 at 11:53 am

A Baltimore apparel company is giving everyone a little bit of fun and positivity, as well as a reusable bottle, through a new line of apparel. Mess in a Bottle was started by Kalilah Wright in 2016, shortly after the Freddie Gray riots in Baltimore. Wright, who used to work at Under Armour, wanted to use apparel as a way to spread a positive message...

New Opportunities for Selling Disposable Drinkware as the Economy Reopens
June 2, 2020 at 1:14 pm

Businesses from coffee shops to bars to high-end restaurants may need to adjust their operating models as the country begins to reopen. With sanitary concerns and an increased demand for to-go orders, there is a critical role distributors can play as food and drink companies navigate the new normal...

Starbucks Merchandise Is Selling Like Crazy (But Starbucks Won't See a Dime of It)
May 29, 2020 at 1:28 pm

Orders of Starbucks merch on some reseller sites have increased by more than 100 since most states and cities went on lockdown in March. But with no online store of its own and a lot of customers still without the option of going into physical locations, Starbucks is missing out on a huge amount of potential revenue from merchandise sales...

Microsoft Solitaire Turns 30 With Special-Edition Branded Merch
May 26, 2020 at 12:36 pm

We have not caved to the power of Microsoft Solitaire yet while stuck at home, but many have, with 100 million hands played daily around the globe, according to Microsoft. In honor of the game’s 30th anniversary, the company is releasing branded merch that, while minimal, is a nice celebratory use of promotional products...

7 Promotional Products for National Nurses Week
May 7, 2020 at 3:29 pm

National Nurses is a chance to show appreciation for everything nurses do on a daily basis, and it's especially important now as nurses battle the COVID-19 pandemic. While one week isn't enough to show our thanks, here are seven promotional products ideas to suggest to clients for National Nurses week, or just for any sort of health worker appreciation program...

After COVID-19, What Role Will Promotional Products Have in Marketing?
May 6, 2020 at 11:55 am

We know business will be different, but how? Will client budgets be right-sized and constricted? What will events look like? To what extent will the virtual world remain? What about hiring practices when business begins to operate again? Will businesses be eager to invest and spend money? Here are a few predictions and ruminations as we all dig out and back in...