Promo Apparel

Why a Fashion Retailer Is Delivering Custom-Printed Tees and Totes in Pizza Boxes
December 12, 2018 at 12:29 pm

Thanks to DKNY, pizza boxes will prove an advocate for apparel, as the fashion house will be delivering custom tees and totes in branded boxes through Dec. 21 as a nod to its eponymous 100% DKNY campaign. Consumers can customize the items online, and proceeds will go to Ronald McDonald House New York...

'I Like Big Bons': Cinnabon Promotional Merch Showcases Creative Branding
December 6, 2018 at 2:22 pm

It seems that food-centric businesses are not going to stop until each one has contributed to the explosion of customized apparel and other promotional merch, which quite obviously is good news for the promo industry. And we are glad to report that Cinnabon has joined the mix, as the 33-year-old Georgia company launched a merch store that features 12 different items and showcases some creative branding...

Fanatics Signs Deal to Create Merch, Run Online Stores for Major Esports League
December 4, 2018 at 12:52 pm

Set to launch its second season on Valentine’s Day, Overwatch League, the competitive esports organization centered on Blizzard Entertainment's mega-popular video game, will further its reach not only through an increased set of teams but also via a merchandise partnership with Fanatics Inc. Fanatics will produce branded gear and run online stores for the league...

Chili’s Debuts One-Day Merch Collection for Cyber Monday, Sells Out
November 28, 2018 at 11:54 am

We should have seen this one coming. Only six days after wondering (while writing about Dunkin’s faux branded apparel) which eateries would follow the likes of Arby’s, KFC, Wendy’s and others, we should have known that Chili’s, our favorite Tex-Mex chain (sorry to sadden you, Taco Bell) would next join the world of branded goods.…

Kid Rock Avoids Legal Trouble Over Merch-Centric 'Senate' Campaign
November 27, 2018 at 12:52 pm

Kid Rock has found himself in the public eye for two decades (as if we needed another reminder about how much older we are all growing), forging a career that has been high on hits and controversies. Meshing his penchants for issuing well-received music and ruffling feathers, the chart-topping artist and Michigan native last year…

Dunkin’ Has a Line of Ridiculous (Fake) Branded Apparel to Promote Its New Drinks
November 20, 2018 at 2:15 pm

The recent news cycle has not left us short on laughs, with this story in particular being a neck-tacular example of the power of viral items. Dunkin’ (née Donuts) is looking to draw a few additional chuckles from the masses as they expand their enjoyment of “the most wonderful time of the year.” In conjunction…

Ugly Sweaters Are Still Hot in Promotional Apparel, But How Long Will It Last?
November 15, 2018 at 2:27 pm

It seems like every brand has a holiday sweater. And we get it. They're fun! It's silly! If you can't allow for a little bit of corny laughter during the holiday season, then you're no better than a common Grinch. But so many brands are doing it now that it's losing some of its novelty. We are nearing Peak Ugly Sweater...

Barstool Sports, Baker Mayfield Team Up on Charity Apparel Line for Special Olympics
November 15, 2018 at 1:04 pm

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield and Barstool Sports announced a line of Baker-branded charity apparel that will secure proceeds for the Special Olympics of Ohio. Mayfield and his new partner have had their share of notoriety, so their partnership provides a break from seeing them as polarizing figures and guarantees that a cherished organization continues to receive support...

Why This Canadian Tried to Get Himself Arrested Selling Cannabis Branded Merchandise
November 13, 2018 at 12:32 pm

The Prince of Pot, otherwise known as Marc Emery, has proven to be a royal pain for upholders of the Quebec Cannabis Regulation Act, taking to downtown Montreal on Sunday to hawk branded merchandise affiliated with the province’s marijuana culture. The problem—or, rather, the point—is that it's now illegal to sell such goods in Canada...