Jackets and Outerwear

'Tis the Season for Giving at Charles River Apparel
November 25, 2013

Charles River Apparel is kicking off its third annual "'Tis the Season for Giving" campaign. The company is inviting savvy social media users to become fans of Charles River Apparel on Facebook. For every new 'like' it receives, they will donate a garment to the homeless. The campaign runs until December 31.

Work Smarter, Not Harder!
October 11, 2013

With today’s tough economy and overall tighter company budgets, it’s no wonder your clients are becoming more demanding and wanting more from you in a shorter turnaround time. With so many balls in the air, and only two hands to catch them all, working with a smart supplier who can truly be a partner to you will make a world of difference.

Promo Marketing Magazine's Augmented Reality Features for September
September 25, 2013

Promo Marketing is excited to announce the augmented reality features for its September issue. Click through to see what pieces have been digitally augmented and made scannable with smartphone or tablet, right off the printed page (or the attached PDFs).

Coat Culture
September 13, 2013

While good-looking jackets are abundant in our industry, to find the perfect item, you have to consider the end-users. How old are they? What retail trends are they likely to care about? What do they do for a living? They're simple questions, but also ones that should dictate your purchasing decisions.

Charles River Apparel Pays Boston Bruins Bet with Lobsters
July 23, 2013

Barry Lipsett, president and CEO of Boston-based apparel manufacturer Charles River Apparel, recently made good on a friendly wager with a long-time Charles River customer, Kevin Flynn of TBK Promotions in Chicago, Ill. The friendly wager was made based on which hometown team would win the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs—the Boston Bruins or the Chicago Blackhawks.

Cozy Capital
July 1, 2013

Fleece is the everyman of apparel. It's functional, but it looks good. It's rugged, but it's soft. And as such, it's great for apparel promotions.