Games & Toys

Louis Vuitton Releases Huge 'League of Legends' Fashion Collaboration
December 11, 2019 at 11:39 am

Louis Vuitton has taken its relationship with the video game community a step beyond just creating apparel for tournaments by releasing a "League of Legends" collection. Spoiler alert: It's expensive. The collection includes character T-shirts, jogging pants, sneakers, a full-body sweatsuit, a parka, cycling shorts, a "bracelet bag," a pocket square and more...

This Angry Birds 'Venting Machine' Will Give You Branded Merch If You Beat It Up
November 22, 2019 at 1:13 pm

We've all wanted to take out our frustrations on a vending machine at some point, and Rovio, maker of the Angry Birds franchise, is looking to turn that shared experience into promotional gold. The company's "Venting Machine" will dispense Angry Birds branded merch to anyone who beats it up...

Baby Yoda Merch Is Going to Rule 'Star Wars' Marketing (But Not Right Away)
November 21, 2019 at 11:16 am

Anyone who has seen "The Mandalorian" on Disney+ is talking about Baby Yoda. It's this series' surefire merchandise vehicle. Disney hasn't released any Baby Yoda merch yet, so as not to spoil the character's reveal. But you can bet that, come 2020, it'll be everywhere...

Louis Vuitton Joins the E-Sports Hype for Tournament Championship Gear
November 13, 2019 at 1:45 pm

We've been harping on the fact that e-sports are becoming more and more legitimate all over the world, and therefore more and more worthy of your attention as a promotional products distributor. A good indicator of that legitimacy is the presence of brands with strong reputations. In that regard, there aren't many bigger than Louis…

4 Things to Remember for Holiday and Seasonal Promotions
November 6, 2019 at 11:38 am

Doesn’t it feel like a moment ago we were all yelling, “Happy new year!” and then we blinked and it was November? Whether you realize it or not, the holiday season is here. And, for distributors who have tried their best to deny the changing of the season, there's still time to get in on holiday and seasonal promotions...

Here Is a Very Fun Halloween Promo Item From the Band Misfits
October 31, 2019 at 12:12 pm

Though Glenn Danzig and his mates who make up the punk band Misfits gave themselves a name that signifies being outsiders, we consider the musicians our peers in appreciating the power of promotional products. Through their record company’s partnership with Dead Zebra Inc. and the O-No Food Company, they released a very cool Halloween-themed promo…

Star Wars Fans Are Upset About Merchandise Lacking Female Character (Again)
October 9, 2019 at 2:04 pm

Disney, the "Star Wars" franchise's new intergalactic overlords, held its third annual "Force Friday" merchandising event. This time it was to hype up the upcoming "Rise of Skywalker" movie, "The Mandalorian" streaming series and the "Jedi: Fallen Order" video game. The merchandise haul was huge, but there was one glaring omission that reminded fans of…