Promo Apparel

Coca-Cola and HMSHost Give Travelers Holiday Gifts
December 2, 2015 at 6:21 pm

Coca-Cola and restaurant company HMSHost, Bethesda, Md., launched a campaign to bring holiday cheer in the form of gifts and promotional products to travelers at airports across North America. As part of the HMSHost Holiday Elves and the Instant Stocking Stuffer campaigns, elves will surprise customers with gifts from Dec. 4 through Dec. 11, according…

Trimark Introduces New Website
December 2, 2015 at 4:25 pm

Trimark Powered by Leed's, a division of promotional products supplier Polyconcept North America based in New Kensington, Pa., has created a new website that makes it easier for distributors to find, decorate and sell apparel. The site now features: A new layout, menu and navigation system More educational pages with information about product categories, decoration options, brands, special…

Proforma Announces Debut of Energize Summits
December 1, 2015 at 4:47 pm

Proforma, Cleveland, announced its first ever Energize Summits—new exclusive events designed exclusively for Proforma owners, sales representatives and Proforma’s preferred vendor partners to engage in meaningful, personal discussions to develop strategic partnerships for further mutual growth. “The Energize Summits were created to help Proforma owners and sales reps build meaningful relationships with our supplier partners,”…

Screenprinting Shop Sends Welcoming Message to Syrian Refugees
December 1, 2015 at 4:08 pm

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin wants President Barack Obama to stop Syrian refugees from entering the U.S., but an Oklahoma City man is using this T-shirt to send the opposite message. Despite the push back from state leaders, an Oklahoma City man wants…

Is College Apparel Poised to Become the New Athleisure Wear?
December 1, 2015 at 3:31 pm

Teen retailer American Eagle Outfitters loves it. Outdoorsman staple Dick’s Sporting Goods loves it. Your local Target loves it. And, you probably love it too. No, I’m not talking about athleisure wear, although the love in that space continues to grow and thrive. This time, I’m talking about college and sports team-branded apparel. Nothing is…

Iron Bowl Weekend Key for Alabama Merchandise Retailers
November 30, 2015 at 2:34 pm

The biggest football game in Alabama took place took place on Nov. 27, and the aftermath means big things for some Alabama stores. The winning team’s fanbase undoubtedly will flock to retailers to buy shirts, hats and other specialized memorabilia commemorating the win. Bama Fever/Tiger Pride, Dothan, Ala., is just one of the businesses that…

Marvel to Merchandise Adult-targeted Characters
November 23, 2015 at 4:13 pm

As focus continues to grow on Marvel’s adult-focused characters through various Netflix series, Marvel and Disney Consumer Products have announced new merchandise plans for these characters, including Daredevil, The Punisher, Jessica Jones and Deadpool. This new development addresses a key Marvel strategy to tap into the…

Star Wars Merchandise Expected to Top $2B in Sales
November 23, 2015 at 3:36 pm

You may have noticed a lot of Star Wars items on store shelves recently. Experts say retailers are hoping to cash in big following the release of the upcoming film, “Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens.” The movie hits theaters next month, and there's already a video game out called "Battlefront." Other items range…

Spirit of Detroit Dons Ford T-Shirt To Honor Volunteers
November 20, 2015 at 3:44 pm

It’s a new, blue look for the Spirit of Detroit statue. Ford Motor Co. has outfitted the sculpture with an 3XL T-shirt to celebrate 10 years of the Ford Volunteer Corps and the automaker’s “continuing commitment to the city.” Ford volunteers have worked on…

Critics Say Nordstrom Sweater Spreads Offensive Jewish Stereotypes
November 19, 2015 at 3:51 pm

Nordstrom has pulled a Hannukah-themed sweater intended to be humorous, but instead drew criticism that the sweater furthers offensive Jewish stereotypes. The sweater, depicting a Menorah and the phrase "Chai Maintenance," playing on the term "high maintenance," with "Chai," the Hebrew word for life. Below…