Footwear and Accessories
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) proposed court orders barring four national retailers— Nordstrom, Bed Bath & Beyond, Backcountry.com and J.C. Penney—from mislabeling and advertising rayon textiles as "made of bamboo," and required the companies to pay civil penalties totaling $1.3 million. According to a press release from the FTC, Bed Bath & Beyond will pay…
Due to rising material and labor costs, Adidas is expecting a major increase in the cost of sourcing products over the next five years. According to Fortune, the athletic wear giant hopes to make up for this by raising prices and moving production from China. The company said that higher input costs and currency effects…
A group of Georgetown University student-athletes have voiced their opinions on sweatshop conditions by covering the Nike logos on their sneakers with tape. Georgetown has a partnership with Nike, which means that athletes usually are seen wearing Nike or Jordan branded…
Entrepreneur Magazine published a list of the six apparel items every businessperson needs in his or her closet. Here are my promotional additions.
If you are familiar with my blog, then you know I live for sarcasm—especially when celebrities are involved. However, this week, I'd like to get serious. Last Friday, Beastie Boys rapper Adam Yauch (aka MCA) passed away after a three-year battle with cancer of the parotid salivary gland. He was only 47.
In October's My Best Promotion, a distributor worked with a with a large East Coast brewery that wanted to do an inexpensive summer-fun promotion with its top beer distribution partners.
London Fashion Week showcased sneakers on the runway. Wouldn't a logo really enhance those comfortable and stylish shoes?
Shares of Crocs Inc. rose on Friday, a day after the maker of colorful plastic shoes said it returned to a profit in the second quarter on better demand for new product offerings.
THE SPARK: The company, based in Niwot, Colo., said results were spurred by better global wholesale and consumer direct businesses and offered third quarter guidance above expectations.
Norwood Promotional Products plans to expand its Red Wing facility. The company, an Indianapolis-based [supplier] of promotional products, intends to build 45,000 square feet onto its building at 5151 Moundview Drive.