Promo Apparel

U.S. Open Merchandise Reflects Promotional Products Trends
June 19, 2018 at 2:18 pm

The 2018 U.S. Open saw 2017 champion Brooks Kroepka successfully defend his title at Shinnecock Hills on Long Island. The trophy was arguably the most coveted item at the tournament, but for fans, the chances of leaving the course with it were slim to none (depending on how fast you could run). The merchandise tent was the next best thing...

A 7-2 Supreme Court Vote Ends Political Apparel Ban in Minnesota Polling Places
June 15, 2018 at 1:20 pm

As summer approaches, nobody can accuse the Supreme Court of the United States of succumbing to a June swoon, with the nation’s highest federal court having rendered decisions in nine cases. Its most recent task came yesterday through Minnesota Voters Alliance v. Mansky, a scrap that dates back to November 2010 and that the judges…

How a Weird Goose-Related Micro-Moment Became a Merchandise Win for Detroit Tigers
June 13, 2018 at 1:35 pm

The Detroit Tigers have yet to give their fans much to roar about this season, as their 31-37 mark puts them in third place in the American League Central Division. To pull off an unexpected climb and prevent the Cleveland Indians from notching their third-straight division title, the team might just need Rally Goose, its…

Fanatics to Open 325 Retail Shops Inside JCPenney Stores
June 11, 2018 at 2:27 pm

JCPenney announced that it will launch Fanatics Inc. shops in 325 of its stores, in an ambitious plan to sell team apparel. The company plans to open another 325 Fanatics shops by September, further solidifying Fanatics' footprint as a titan in licensed pro sports merchandise...

Fake Super Bowl Merchandise Gets Second Life After Judge Approves NFL’s Donation Request
May 31, 2018 at 11:55 am

his year’s February 4 Minnesota matchup between the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII lived up to its hype as a potential clash for the ages, and counterfeiters likewise sought distinction on that day. However, many would-be lucrative deals ended up dashed, as authorities seized some $20 million in counterfeit merch. Yesterday, a Minnesota judge ruled the items could be donated to charities rather than destroyed...

Nike, Adidas Starting to Move Away From China, and That Says A Lot
May 21, 2018 at 1:51 pm

Nike and Adidas are shifting more of their Asian manufacturing business from China to Vietnam, continuing a recent trend of companies choosing to leave China due to higher costs. According to GQ, Adidas reported that 44 percent of its shoes were made in Vietnam in 2017, up 13 percent from the previous year. During that…