Food & Drink

McDonald's Is Launching a Full-Time Branded Merchandise Store (Even Though It Poked Fun at Others)
December 4, 2019 at 2:12 pm

After years of dabbling in branded merch, McDonald's is finally launching a full-time online branded merchandise store called Golden Arches Unlimited, complete with T-shirts, sweatshirts, hats, socks, smartphone accessories, umbrellas, tote bags and more. A lot of the items look like things people would've received during the McDelivery Day promotions the company held the last two years..

Our New Favorite Pro Soccer Team Is Selling Branded Potatoes as Promotional Merch
November 19, 2019 at 1:40 pm

As the most popular activity in the world, with endless appeal, creativity and flair, soccer obviously creates a space where teams are equally creative with their means of advertising. And that's why we're here today looking at the latest promotional merch released by Forward Madison FC: a branded potato...

Midnite Snax Enters Partnership With Dylan’s Candy Bar
November 15, 2019 at 10:21 am

Midnite Snax, Bethpage, N.Y., announced that it has entered into a partnership agreement with Dylan’s Candy Bar (DCB) to exclusively promote and sell DCB-branded corporate gifts. As a globally recognized brand, Dylan’s Candy Bar is the launching pad for new candy innovations and one-of-a-kind, high-end treats. “We couldn’t be more excited,” said David Katz, partner…

Six Things Breweries Look for in Promotional Products
November 14, 2019 at 1:20 pm

The beer business is one of the most noticeably growing industries in the U.S. right now. Just about every town has or is getting at least one micro-brewery, and some restaurants are even rebranding themselves as restaurants/breweries. Maybe it has something to do with the fact that younger buyers like spending their money on smaller…

Chili's Promotes New Delivery Service With 'Starter Packs' Full of Awesome Promo Items
November 7, 2019 at 2:03 pm

Chili’s is making the dine-in-or-go-out decision 10 times easier with its newest idea. The restaurant chain is promoting its food delivery service by offering "starter packs" filled with some killer (and creative) promo items for select delivery customers. Are there baby back ribs scented candles? You bet there are!...

NCAA Schools’ Latest Promotional Effort? Branded Beer
November 1, 2019 at 12:19 pm

While we can soon expect to see further information on the NCAA's plans to allow student-athletes to monetize their names and images, many schools are hopping glad over another means to generate cash: branded beer. According to The New York Times, more than 20 universities are licensing their own beer as a way to market themselves...

Miller Lite Wants People to Unfollow It on Social Media
October 23, 2019 at 2:56 pm

Throughout its 46-year history, Miller Lite has come up with some interesting means to advertise, and with social media being all the buzz, one would think that 2019 could be a watershed year for the company through various platforms. It could very well end up being so, but not in the way that we would…