Jackets and Outerwear

The Outdoor Apparel Market Continues to Dominate
January 31, 2018 at 12:11 pm

While retail continues to decline, there's one category that remains strong: outdoor apparel. According to The Street, marketing firm NPD Group Inc. found that outdoor apparel continues to dominate the apparel market, even while overall fashion apparel sales are down 4 percent in the U.S. According to NPD Group, the $48 billion active apparel category…

European Outdoors Company Takes Environmental Awareness to Next Level
October 2, 2017 at 2:58 pm

Companies in the promotional products world have been taking significant steps to aid environmental efforts. Many are producing safe, reusable water bottles. Apparel companies are focusing on sourcing and manufacturing items ethically. In the case of German outerwear Brand Vaude, which exists solely in the B2B world, focusing on a green supply chain is one…

Give Winter the Cold Shoulder With Outerwear and Jackets
September 11, 2017 at 2:24 pm

We can tackle only one day at a time, but our high-powered brains love to play prognosticators and have us contemplate what is to come. Fall has barely begun to beckon us to enjoy its compelling qualities, but plenty of people, perhaps channeling their obsession with “Game of Thrones,” are declaring, “Winter is coming.” Remaining…

New Jacket Enables Contact-less Payments to Homeless People
January 4, 2017 at 10:40 am

In the latest edition of real news that sounds like fake news, we have this story from the Netherlands. According to NFC World, homeless people in Amsterdam and Rotterdam are testing out a jacket that receives contact-less payments. Anyone…

The Right Fit: Perfecting Jacket Promotions
November 16, 2016 at 1:55 pm

Some people don’t like the end of summer. They’re dragged kicking and screaming from the months of shorts and sunblock into the cool breeze of fall. We’re not like them. We look forward to bonfires,…

How Fleece Apparel Can Boost Your Bottom Line
October 5, 2016 at 2:05 pm

We’re captains of Team Cozy. We turn the air conditioning down until we’re chilly enough to wear pullovers, we walk the boardwalk at night so we can wear sweatshirts, and we count down the days until fall—our favorite season—kicks off. What did we choose as our team uniform? Fleece—the perfect fabric to cozy up with.…

13 Jackets that May Be the Right Fit for Your Promotion
September 21, 2016 at 2:56 pm

Some people don’t like the end of summer. They’re dragged kicking and screaming from the months of shorts and sunblock into the cool breeze of fall. We’re not like them. We look forward to bonfires, football and needing a jacket in the morning for the walk to work, with jacket seasons arrival...

The Wrap: ‘Harambe’ Removed from Custom Jersey Ban List & More
September 21, 2016 at 2:00 pm

'Harambe' removed from list of banned words on custom jerseys; TopShop uses bands' name on jacket without permission; Tim Tebow's New York Mets apparel is already a top seller; American Airlines employees get new uniforms; and Lane Bryant is accused of ripping off indie designer: Here's what's happening in the apparel world…