Health & Wellness

Promo Marketing Announces 2016 Supplier Excellence Awards
July 18, 2016 at 6:32 pm

Promo Marketing, the Philadelphia-based source of product and marketing information for distributor sales professionals, is pleased to announce the first installment of its 2016 Supplier Excellence Awards. The annual Supplier Excellence Awards give distributors the ability to vote for their favorite suppliers in more than 40 hard goods and apparel categories. After thousands of votes were cast,…

The Wrap: Victoria's Secret Cuts Swim Apparel, Nike Launches a Weather-adapting Jacket
April 27, 2016 at 5:04 pm

Victoria's Secret will no longer sell swimwear after 2016; Nike now has a jacket that adapts to the weather; the Philadelphia Flyers poked fun at themselves with a "Stay Classy" giveaway tee; Sports Authority scraps bankruptcy plans and will go to auction; and Hanesbrands Inc. announced how they did in the first quarter: Here's what's happening this week in the apparel world…

Are Shock Bands the Next Wearable Frontier?
April 26, 2016 at 2:58 pm

Lately, wearables have been in the news for everything from saving lives to uncovering lies. But wearable devices have only begun to scratch the surface of their capabilities. According to Engadget, a wearables company, Pavlok,…

Cool to Care: 10 Personal Care Items for Any Occasion
April 25, 2016 at 4:00 pm

In order to take care of others, people need to look out for No. 1 first. This is why personal care products—lip balm, lotion, candles—are a hit with end-users. Courteny Lanflisi, marketing coordinator for Ariel Premium Supply, St.…

Coming Soon: A Fitbit for Your Brain
April 19, 2016 at 2:56 pm

Last week, we reported on the man whose Fitbit saved his life. Wearable fitness trackers are ubiquitous, and their potential hasn't even been fully realized. According to Newsweek, Tan Le, CEO of Emotiv, a company that manufactures electroencephalography (EEG) products for…

Raining Rose Inc. Receives B Corp Certification
March 29, 2016 at 3:22 pm

Raining Rose Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has become a certified B Corporation (B Corp), and joins more than 1,600 businesses in 120 industries and nearly 50 countries with the same recognition. Certified B Corporations meet the highest standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability. They legally are required to comprehensively measure their impacts…

The Wrap: Old Navy to Sell Stain-resistant White Pants, American Apparel and Postmate Collaborate for Delivery Service
March 23, 2016 at 4:14 pm

Old Navy is launching stain-resistant white jeans; American Apparel is partnering with Postmate for a clothing delivery service; H&M will have an affordable and eco-friendly wedding dress collection next month; a Kentucky-based organization is selling Easter tees to raise money for orphans and widows; and swim leggings now exist thanks to Target: Here's what's happening this week in the apparel world…

Shower End-users in These Bath-time Promotions
March 22, 2016 at 3:19 pm

When it comes to promotional products, the most useful ones are the ones that everyone uses. Those kinds of items can be hard to find. However, bath and shower items are products that can appeal to everyone, since, after all, everyone showers. Here are eight squeaky-clean promotional products for the bath or shower.