Promo Apparel

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…

Why Promo Companies Should Pay Attention to Nike’s Latest Smart Apparel Trick
May 18, 2018 at 1:35 pm

We'll never forget how Michael Jordan earned his final title, as he drained a jumper with 5.2 seconds left on June 14, 1998, to give his Chicago Bulls squad its second three-peat at the expense of the Utah Jazz. Nike wants its fans and aficionados to remember that moment, too, and is calling on smart…

Yes, the Latest Trend in Streetwear Is Branded Cigarette Merch
May 15, 2018 at 1:54 pm

As impressionable consumers, we never figure to stop seeking stuff that will give us clout, be it among our neighbors, relatives, colleagues or, dare I say, rivals. Because of our constant call for quality goods, businesses are always, well, busying themselves with the task of making lasting impressions on us, usually through products that show…

Landway International Announces New Regional Sales Representatives
May 11, 2018 at 2:01 pm

Landway International, San Francisco ,announced the addition of new regional sales representatives. Scott Lange of Lange Marketing will represent Landway's premium apparel and outerwear line in the Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan and Ohio markets. With 22 years of experience in the promotional products industry, Lange has become well known for successfully organizing mid-market trade shows in…

What Exactly Is 'Outletic' Apparel, and Why Should You Care?
May 10, 2018 at 2:56 pm

It seems like everything in apparel right now needs to have a made up word that combines a couple of words to convey its usage, like athleisure. OK, "athleisure" might be the only one, really. But now there's talk about "outletic" apparel, a term coined by GoLite as part of its 2019 relaunch. So, what…

TSC Apparel Acquires Thinc Actionwear
May 9, 2018 at 2:06 pm

TSC Apparel, Cincinnati, announced that it has acquired Thinc Actionwear, the Portland, Oregon-based apparel supplier. The acquisition expands TSC's reach in North America, creating a new presence for the apparel supplier in the Pacific Northwest...

Hanesbrands Inc. Announces First Quarter 2018 Results
May 1, 2018 at 1:18 pm

Hanesbrands Inc., Winston-Salem, N.C., announced first-quarter 2018 results that exceeded company guidance for net sales, organic sales and EPS. For the quarter ended March 31, 2018, the company reported net sales growth of 7 percent to $1.47 billion versus a guidance range of $1.42 billion to $1.44 billion. GAAP diluted earnings per share for continuing…

NHL Apparel Fight! Lightning’s Partial Ban of Bruins Gear Rankles Boston Fans, Play-by-Play Guy
May 1, 2018 at 12:36 pm

Though a few teams, including Promo Marketing’s hometown heroes, the Philadelphia Flyers, put together a few feel-good narratives this past season, the Tampa Bay Lightning and Boston Bruins hogged the headlines among the National Hockey League’s Eastern Conference squads. Finishing with the top marks in the 16-club alignment, the heavyweights are contesting a compelling second-round…