Games & Toys

'Star Wars' Giveaways for 'Star Wars' Day
May 4, 2016 at 5:06 pm

Do you know what today is? That's right! It's "Star Wars" Day! May the fourth be with you! To celebrate the mega-popular film franchise, many MLB teams are having "Star Wars" nights at the ballparks, according to Stadium Giveaway Exchange. While not all of them are today, there have been a few fun "Star Wars"…

Artistic Toy Manufacturing Hosts Next Generation Factory Tour
April 8, 2016 at 2:02 pm

Artistic Toy Manufacturing, Allentown, Pa., announced today it will open its doors on May 20 to host a factory tour and educational event. An expected 200 people from promotional products industry associations, local businesses and area high schools will attend this public event. The factory tour includes two speakers, a business networking lunch and a…

Coachella Music Festival Creates Branded Virtual Reality Headset Giveaway
March 10, 2016 at 4:21 pm

Last week, we told you about McDonald's Sweden's venture in virtual reality, with its virtual reality headset giveaway. Now, Coachella music festival—held in Indio, Calif., each year—is releasing its own version of the virtual reality headset, according to The Verge. Attendees of this year's festival will be shipped…

China's Hoverboard Sellers Form Trade Industry
March 7, 2016 at 4:25 pm

In response to the growing safety concerns surrounding the hoverboard industry, more than 100 Chinese companies in the industry have come together to form a trade association, the Hoverboard Industry Alliance, which held its second conference on March 3, according to Quartz. The group…

McDonald's Sweden Enters Virtual Reality with Promo
March 1, 2016 at 3:57 pm

McDonald's Sweden is trying something new with its Happy Meal boxes: virtual reality headsets. According to Adweek, the promotion is connected to the Swedish "Sportlov" holiday, when many families hit the slopes for a week of skiing. The virtual reality viewers, named Happy Goggles,…

Win Saint Patrick's Day with These Awesome Promos
February 24, 2016 at 6:16 pm

With March making its debut next week, St. Patrick's Day is right around the corner. I get extra excited about St. Patrick's Day because it's a chance to bore people with my stories about spending a semester in Ireland. I'll save you the snooze-worthy stories and instead provide some insight as to how your brand…

Chia Pet Giveaways Are Growing in Sports
February 24, 2016 at 4:19 pm

In baseball, "going yard" means hitting a home run. But now, it looks like the promotional powers of professional sports are "going yard" in a literal sense. We previously wrote an article about how more and more baseball teams are using garden…

Fanatics Inc. Acquires Kitbag, Expands Sports Merchandising Worldwide
February 17, 2016 at 7:12 pm

Fanatics Inc., a worldwide retailer of licensed sports merchandise, announced that it has acquired Kitbag, a U.K.-based sports e-commerce company and subsidiary of Findel plc. This move will allow Fanatics Inc. to increase licensed sports merchandise for soccer, which has seen an increase in the U.S. recently. Kitbag has relationships with popular European sports brands,…

Disney Shatters Earning Expectations with 'Star Wars'
February 10, 2016 at 6:26 pm

Disney shared its best quarterly earnings ever yesterday, resulting mostly from the success of "Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens." The company brought in a record-breaking $2.9 billion, according to Wired. “Driven by the phenomenal success of 'Star Wars,' we delivered the highest quarterly earnings in the history of our company,” Bob Iger, the chairman and…

6 Promotions to Kick-off Mardi Gras
February 9, 2016 at 6:51 pm

It's time to serve your king cake and don your colorful masks because today is Mardi Gras! Even if you're not in New Orleans, you can celebrate Mardi Gras with the right promotional products...