Promo Apparel

Deftones Sells Merch to Benefit Road Crew After Tour Cancellations
March 31, 2020 at 12:46 pm

Since the COVID-19 pandemic forced the band to cancel its Australia and New Zealand tour, Deftones are selling apparel whose proceeds will go directly to its road crew. The band took to Instagram on March 26 to explain the move, showing off four shirts and a hoodie that would have been available on the tour...

Fanatics Is Using MLB Jersey Material for Medical Masks, Gowns
March 27, 2020 at 10:43 am

Fanatics is halting its production of MLB jerseys, and is using the material to make gowns and masks for medical professionals dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. They might even look a little familiar to Phillies and Yankees fans. Fanatics executive chairman Michael Rubin discussed the plan in a series of tweets yesterday...

SanMar Part of Coalition Making Face Masks for Health Workers
March 26, 2020 at 11:01 am

SanMar, Issaquah, Wash., is part of a coalition of U.S. apparel companies working with the White House to build a supply chain to produce millions of much needed face masks. These masks will be distributed by the federal government to support hospitals, health care workers and others battling the spread of the COVID-19 virus. SanMar…

Apparel Suppliers, Promo Companies Shift Production to Face Masks During COVID-19 Outbreak
March 25, 2020 at 12:05 pm

The promo industry is facing major adversity. But apparel manufacturers have taken this opportunity not only to pivot for the sake of their business, but to do some real good. Last week, we we reported that Los Angeles Apparel offered its workforce to create face masks. It’s now joined by companies like Hanes, SnugZ USA, Starline and more...

Gildan Suspends Manufacturing Until Mid-April
March 23, 2020 at 1:26 pm

Gildan Activewear, Montreal, announced today that it is suspending production at all of its manufacturing facilities until mid-April. The company cited a decrease in demand due to event cancellations, government measures and slowing retail demand via social distancing as a result of COVID-19. The company's distribution centers will remain open...

Toilet Paper Roll Artwork Gives Coronavirus Theme to Fiesta San Antonio Merch
March 23, 2020 at 12:29 pm

After the 129-year-old Fiesta San Antonio was rescheduled from April to November due to the COVID-19 pandemic, local artist Robert Tatum created fiesta-specific merchandise through a T-shirt and can cooler that bear the festival's name along with the image of an empty toilet paper roll...

American Hockey League's Smallest-Market Team Sells 'Puck the Virus' Shirts to Support Staff
March 23, 2020 at 10:36 am

Instead of focusing on the damage that coronavirus is doing to their livelihoods, athletes and organizations are finding means to aid the public and their staffs. One of these organizations, the Utica Comets of the American Hockey League, is selling a ‘Puck the Virus’ shirt to benefit team workers who cannot perform their typical duties...

Remembering Herb Goldsmith, Creator of the Members Only Jacket
March 18, 2020 at 10:20 am

Apparel companies enjoy the opportunity to help wearers stand out through innovative designs, but along with presenting distinctive items, Herb Goldsmith complemented his creations by christening them with a brand name that abounded in confidence: Members Only. Over the weekend, the world learned that the innovator died Feb. 22...