Health & Wellness

Navitor Launches Scent Check to Support COVID-19 Loss of Smell Symptom Screening
November 18, 2020 at 3:31 pm

Navitor, North Mankato, Minn., has partnered with scientific experts to develop Scent Check, an early detector test used to identify loss of smell. The product comes at a time when businesses and private organizations across the country need tools to support return-to-workplace symptom screening. More than 140,000 tests have been…

Vaccine Verification, No Paper Tickets: What Ticketmaster's Plan Tells Us About How Live Events Could Return
November 16, 2020 at 1:39 pm

Thanks to promising news about a COVID-19 vaccine, there’s a glimmer of hope that live events like concerts, full-capacity sporting events and trade shows could return sometime soon. It’s still far too early to start penciling in live events for 2021, but Ticketmaster is planning ahead by creating a framework for what events could look like once a vaccine is rolled out...

Cloth Face Masks Might Soon Have Certification Labels (and It Could Be a Game Changer)
November 12, 2020 at 12:00 pm

To help consumers identify the masks that work best, ASTM International, an organization that develops and implements technical standards, is working to set guidelines for how effective face masks should be and how they should be labeled. Companies like 3M, Honeywell and DuPont have been involved in the process. If it happens, the implications are huge...

Stouffer's Is the Latest Food Brand to Launch a Whole Merchandise Collection
November 6, 2020 at 1:51 pm

If you are a food service company, whether that’s fast food, pre-made dinners or a traditional sit-down restaurant, you are now much more than that. You’re also now a marketing company. At least, if the trend of heavy promotional marketing and merchandise lines is any indication. At the beginning of the pandemic, restaurants were turning…

How epluno Used Technology and Relationships to Bring PPE to Those Who Need It Most
November 6, 2020 at 9:22 am

epluno, like most companies, was not prepared for what 2020 would bring. The software, e-commerce and fulfillment company headquartered in Miamisburg, Ohio, has traditionally supported the school, medical and corporate apparel industries with technology and apparel series. At the beginning of 2020, epluno partnered with A+ School Apparel to bring their retail partners a comprehensive…

Is This the Perfect Face Mask? Let's Examine Why It's So Popular
November 2, 2020 at 12:06 pm

The Ultra Sport Face Mask from MasQd has been called the "Goldilocks of face masks," and is getting support from big-name celebrities. So, what makes this mask so much better than the rest, and what can promo companies learn from it? Let's look at the mask's features and construction...

Burger King Introduces Face Masks With Food Orders Printed on Them, Terrifying Mirror Promotion
October 27, 2020 at 12:11 pm

Burger King Belgium recently tackled two issues—spread of COVID and poor communication—with a line of face masks. A total of 250 lucky customers received a branded mask with their menu item of choice printed across the front. In two other countries, the chain also introduced a terrifying in-store promotion involving the ghost of Ronald McDonald...