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OkCupid's Merch-Heavy #VILF Promo Campaign Wants You to Be the Sexiest Voter You Can Be
September 24, 2020 at 2:11 pm

OkCupid, one of the many dating services available today, is trying to bring some romance to the civic duty of voting in the 2020 election. It's doing that by introducing a full line of merchandise like bags, lawn signs and T-shirts that say “Be a #VILF,” which, of course stands for, “Voter I’d Like to…” well, you know...

There's Plenty of RBG Merch, Including a 'Fill That Seat' Trump T-shirt
September 22, 2020 at 1:14 pm

Just as we do with musicians and movie stars, the world mourned through merchandise with the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. With her high profile in pop culture, it was only natural that fans would flock to buy all things RBG. The Trump Campaign launched a shirt, too...

Popeyes Wants You to Tailgate From Home With a Pretty Great Promo Campaign
September 15, 2020 at 12:09 pm

NFL football is back, baby! It just looks a little different than we’re used to. Sure, you could still go tailgate in the parking lot, but that’s about the extent of it. And, for safety reasons, it’s probably best to do the tailgating at home. At least that’s what Popeyes and Dr. Pepper think you should do with their new co-branded promotional campaign...

Printed Fan Cutouts Are the Hottest Thing in MLB Promos
August 26, 2020 at 2:30 pm

There’s no doubt that baseball fans miss going to the ballpark. They miss it so much that they’re willing to pay for cardboard cutouts of themselves in the stands, just so they can maybe live vicariously through it (or spot it on TV). When the MLB season finally started this summer, the empty stadiums were a little eerie, so teams found a way to put “fans” in seats...

BIC Graphic North America Donates More than 55,000 Items to Support Students
August 6, 2020 at 12:28 pm

BIC Graphic North America, Clearwater, Fla., continues to support long-standing donation partnerships in its local communities with a recent donation of 55,176 items to organizations benefiting students and educators. Contributions in both Florida and Minnesota included more than 3,000 backpacks, as well as a variety of notebooks, earbuds, headphones, power banks, writing instruments, sport bottles…

Our 5 Favorite Promotional Products of the Week: KFC Lipstick, LEGO Nintendos and More
August 5, 2020 at 1:17 pm

Remember how excited we were about Major League Baseball being back? Hope everyone else is having fun, because we haven’t been able to watch our Phillies much since their games keep getting postponed. Ah, well. In the meantime, we’ve been occupying ourselves by keeping up with some fun branded and promotional items, and we have quite a haul for you this week...

QR Code Menus: The Touchless Revolution In Restaurants and Hospitality
August 3, 2020 at 11:24 am

Rather than picking up a menu, restaurant patrons scan a QR code. From there, the menu loads on your smartphone. This has helped against surface contamination during the ongoing fight against the spread of COVID-19, but it’s reduced the need for physical menus. Still, QR code stickers could be a source of new business for promo distributors...

CoasterStone Announces Acquisition of Tree-Free Custom
July 13, 2020 at 11:06 am

CoasterStone, Indianapolis, announced that it has acquired Tree-Free Custom, which has rebranded as 4 Quarts by CoasterStone. 4 Quarts by CoasterStone will now bring activity books, monthly planners, coloring books, playing cards, drinkware and more to CoasterStone’s product line. “Our relationship with Tree-Free Greetings has developed into a strong business partnership over the years,” said…

Researchers Develop a Reusable Face Mask that Kills Viruses with a USB Charger
June 19, 2020 at 11:09 am

Researchers in Haifa, Israel, have created what they believe is a reusable face mask that kills harmful particles by heating itself up with a smartphone charger. It’s been pretty incredible how quickly the scientific community has acted during the COVID-19 pandemic. New developments that sometimes take years have happened in weeks. This has included much…