Housewares

How One City Is Using Branded Trash Bags to Limit Waste
January 21, 2021 at 10:25 am

The city of Columbia, Mo., has passed legislation that only trash bags with official city branding on them will be accepted by sanitation workers in an effort to minimize excess waste and improve safety conditions for workers. Columbia had previously issued bags with the city’s logo on them. But, starting Feb. 1, the logoed bags will be the only ones sanitation workers accept...

Dunkin's Holiday Merchandise Line Includes Customizable Items
November 16, 2020 at 11:40 am

What is it about breakfast chains that create such brand loyalty? Here in Pennsylvania, it's Wawa versus Sheetz. Canadians love their Tim Hortons. Dunkin’s slogan might be about all of America, but Massachusetts natives know it’s really their chain. And they can finally show their “Dunkies” pride thanks to a new line of merchandise, some of which is even customizable...

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…

VisionUSA Collaborates With Rocketbook to Launch Home HQ Kits
September 15, 2020 at 12:23 pm

VisionUSA, in collaboration with Rocketbook, is launching a Home HQ Kit to offer customers a branded, high-quality, tech-savvy collection of customized essentials that make employees’ work-from-home experience more convenient, productive and efficient...

Gemline Announces Partnership With Gardening Brand Modern Sprout
August 13, 2020 at 11:51 am

Gemline, Lawrence, Mass., announced yesterday a strategic partnership with Chicago-based Modern Sprout to bring a collection of smart, simple, sustainable indoor and outdoor gardening products to its growing product portfolio. Modern Sprout uses the logic of hydroponics redesigned to create beautiful, space-savvy products. Its company mission is simple: un-complicate indoor gardening. Since its founding, Modern…

7 Essential 'Stay at Home' Promo Products
April 15, 2020 at 3:36 pm

Now that we've been quarantined for a few weeks, we've finally adjusted to our new routines. We've also realized how many basic things we don't have that would make the can't-leave-the-house life a little bit easier. Here are seven "stay at home" promotional products we wish we had (or had more of) that your clients might also be able to use...