Games & Toys

Our 5 Favorite Promotional Products of the Week: Slack Sneakers, Mario Pins and More
October 14, 2020 at 10:40 am

It’s getting cold out there. Now is the time for any of our supplier friends to send us some promotional socks and slippers. Maybe a robe, too, for lounging on mornings where it’s chilly but not cold enough to turn the heat on. That’d be great. While you assemble those kits, we’ll just be looking at some of our favorite promo products that might not keep us warm, but are pretty cool...

Dos Equis' 'Seis-Foot Cooler' Returns as Part of Home Tailgating Kit
October 5, 2020 at 12:56 pm

Remember that six-foot cooler that Dos Equis released so we could all still enjoy each others’ company at a backyard cookout but maintain social distancing? A lot of people might tell you that Labor Day is the end of cookout season, but Dos Equis is making an effort to “save our Saturdays” by re-releasing the Seis-foot cooler and introducing a few more fun products...

Dairy Queen and Hidden Valley Celebrate Partnership With Creative Promo Collection
October 5, 2020 at 12:36 pm

To spread the word about the new addition of Hidden Valley Ranch to its chicken strips and salad options, Dairy Queen dropped a line of branded merchandise that includes a cornhole board, a 1,000-piece puzzle, a paint-by-numbers kit and a cross-stitch kit. While not billed as such, the collection is clearly designed with the stay-at-home crowd in mind...

Disney to Sell Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge Merchandise 'Off-Planet' for the First Time
September 24, 2020 at 11:06 am

Part of the appeal of Disney’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge theme park was the fact that all of the merchandise was exclusive. You couldn’t get it unless you ventured a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. (OK, it’s just in Florida, but still.) Yes, the merchandise isn’t the whole reason people go.…

Popeyes Wants You to Tailgate From Home With a Pretty Great Promo Campaign
September 15, 2020 at 12:09 pm

NFL football is back, baby! It just looks a little different than we’re used to. Sure, you could still go tailgate in the parking lot, but that’s about the extent of it. And, for safety reasons, it’s probably best to do the tailgating at home. At least that’s what Popeyes and Dr. Pepper think you should do with their new co-branded promotional campaign...

CPSC Recalls Aflac Branded Plush Toy for Lead Content After 15 Years of Distribution
September 3, 2020 at 11:07 am

The CPSC announced a recall of a small branded plush duck used by Aflac Insurance, after it was discovered that the buttons on “Doctor Duck’s” lab coat contained levels of lead that exceeded the government’s lead content standards. More than 630,000 plush ducks were given out between January 2005 and July 2020...

Whataburger Launches Line of Branded Pet Merch in Most Adorable Way Possible
August 25, 2020 at 12:47 pm

Well, folks, Whataburger is at it again. The restaurant is making a strong case for being the fast food chain with the best promotional presence. After rebranding an entire Minor League Baseball team, Texas’s crown jewel of fast food is appealing to a different demographic of fans—pets...

Our 5 Favorite Promotional Products of the Week: KFC Lipstick, LEGO Nintendos and More
August 5, 2020 at 1:17 pm

Remember how excited we were about Major League Baseball being back? Hope everyone else is having fun, because we haven’t been able to watch our Phillies much since their games keep getting postponed. Ah, well. In the meantime, we’ve been occupying ourselves by keeping up with some fun branded and promotional items, and we have quite a haul for you this week...

A24 Made a Dungeons & Dragons Style Role-Playing Board Game to Promote 'The Green Knight'
July 16, 2020 at 11:26 am

You want to talk about immersive promotional experiences? It doesn’t get much more immersive than a Dungeons & Dragons-style role playing game. Indie film distributor A24, which we’ve already crowned as promotional royalty, has released “A Quest For Honor,” a whole roleplaying tabletop game tied in with its upcoming release “The Green Knight”...