Promo Apparel

My 5 Favorite Promotions of the Week: Russell Westbrook 'Thank You' Tees, Chicago Cubs 'Little League' Jerseys and More
August 21, 2019 at 1:36 pm

Another summer work day is just flying by, but I still want to make the most of it by spotlighting the awesome promotions I saw this week. Yes, as usual, it's all about the sports and the breweries. (Feel free to leave me some suggestions in the comments section if there were any other amazing promos you came across recently.) Without further ado, here is this week's Fave Five...

Indie Rock Band The 1975 Is Printing New T-shirts on Its Old T-shirts to Minimize Waste
August 20, 2019 at 11:28 am

You'd think that a band's goal would be to make as many T-shirts as humanly possible in the hope that more fans become walking advertisements. But, British indie rockers the 1975 are trading in maximalist marketing for environmental conservation, even if it's at the expense of their own merchandising efforts. The band, which recently recorded…

Elon Musk Wants to Nuke Mars, and He Has the Promotional T-shirts to Prove It
August 20, 2019 at 9:28 am

Though Elon Musk founded The Boring Company in 2017, he has crafted a career and public profile that is anything but boring. For his latest display of genius/madness, the entrepreneur is making good on his now 17-year-old dream to colonize Mars, with his SpaceX company’s website selling promotional T-shirts designed to further his quest to,…

alphabroder Launches Puma Sport and Puma Golf
August 19, 2019 at 9:52 am

alphabroder, Trevose, Pa., announced the addition of Puma Sport and Puma Golf to both its U.S. and Canadian lines beginning today. Puma Golf features products as seen on the PGA and LPGA tour. The line includes 23 styles for both men and women, and ranges from polos to quarter-zips, as well as hats and other…

Trimark Names Kate Boyce as Vice President and General Manager
August 15, 2019 at 2:51 pm

Trimark, the apparel division of promotional products supplier Polyconcept North America (PCNA), announced it has hired Kate Boyce as vice president and general manager. Boyce will oversee all aspects of Trimark’s business in the U.S. and Canada, including product…

Why USPS Pulled a Branded T-shirt From Its Online Store
August 15, 2019 at 1:11 pm

The U.S. Postal Service pulled a T-shirt from its online store after a retired aerospace engineer pointed out that the airplane on the shirt's design looked like a Cold War-era Soviet aircraft. USPS said the design, which had been selected by an unnamed vendor, was most likely just some stock art of an airplane. Weirdly, the shirt also included a typo that likely would have gone unnoticed if not for the whole strange sequence...

Trump Campaign Store Now Selling ‘Fredo’ Chris Cuomo T-shirt
August 14, 2019 at 1:28 pm

The Trump Campaign is again capitalizing on a promotional product to bolster President Donald Trump's reelection bid, and, like the eponymous straw, this new item is a way for the president to fight back against someone or something that irks him. Just two days after the news took the internet by storm, the Trump Campaign store has made available a Chris Cuomo T-shirt as its next micro-moment funds generator...

U.S. Delays Certain Additional 10% Tariffs Until Dec. 15, Including Some Promotional Products
August 13, 2019 at 11:24 am

The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced today that certain additional 10 percent tariffs set to take effect Sept. 1 would be delayed until Dec. 15. Several promotional products or related items are on the list of delays. Other goods will be removed from the additional tariffs list altogether, for health or national security reasons, though the USTR has not yet specified which items will be included...

Minor League Team’s ‘Typo’ Leads to Fun Name-Change Promotion, Merch
August 9, 2019 at 1:06 pm

If we had our way, there would be no offseason for minor league baseball, so that we could write about its promotional campaigns year-round. For the second time since June, we find ourselves chronicling the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, who, due to a "typo," will play as the IronPugs in 10 days’ time, giving fans a chance to own some special pug-centric merch...