Promo Apparel

Video: Promo Marketing Releases 2016 Buyer's Guide
December 16, 2015 at 6:00 pm

The 2016 Buyer's Guide is here! Complete with the most up-to-date supplier contact info and more, it can help you learn about new product solutions, find growth opportunities for your business and make 2016 the most successful year in your business'…

6 Off-kilter 'Star Wars' Promotions
December 16, 2015 at 4:41 pm

After much anticipation, "Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens" opens in theaters this week. In all of the hype around the blockbuster, promotional items from T-shirts to fruits have hit shelves. Here are six "Star Wars" promotional items that stood out to us. 1. BB-8 Oranges One of the new droids that we've seen…

Promotional Incentives Inc. Celebrates 25 Years in Business
December 16, 2015 at 3:58 pm

Promotional Incentives Inc., Cape Coral, Fla., celebrated its 25th year in the promotional product industry. The company specializes in embroidered apparel, award and recognition gifts, and branded office and household items. When a young, recently married couple—Jack and Lucy Costa—launched the company in 1990, the duo set up shop in a Cape Coral office, where…

Smart Source LLC Announces Role as Preferred Vendor for YMCA
December 15, 2015 at 4:15 pm

Smart Source LLC, New York, is now a premier supplier for the YMCAs of Greater New York City, creating branded materials, including uniforms, swim caps and camp backpacks. The launch of the uniform program is a significant branding initiative for YMCA, and the agreement with Smart Source LLC begins with the YMCAs of Greater New…

LeBron James Signs Lifetime Deal with Nike
December 15, 2015 at 3:41 pm

NBA star LeBron James has signed a lifetime endorsement deal with Nike, which has endorsed the Cleveland Cavaliers forward since 2003, when he signed a $90 million contract. Now, according to BBC, his lifetime deal is the first lifetime contract from Nike, and USA Today speculated that the deal may be worth more than $500 million.…

Brooklyn Nets Print Mistake on T-shirt
December 14, 2015 at 4:31 pm

The Brooklyn Nets celebrated Hanukkah with Jewish Heritage night when they played the Philadelphia 76ers last week, and planned to have T-shirts that said "Represent Brooklyn" in Hebrew. Unfortunately, the Nets made a mistake with the Hebrew spelling. According to the New York Post, "Brooklyn" was misspelled in Hebrew, and the Nets had to fix…

Taylor Swift is Trying to Trademark Her Birth Year
December 14, 2015 at 3:41 pm

Taylor Swift's birthday is approaching, and this year she wants something more than well-wishes from her gigantic stable of famous friends. According to The Washington Post, swift is looking to trademark her birth year, 1989, which doubles as the title of her last album. The blog Tantalizing Trademarks posted…

American Solutions for Business Acquires Optimum Companies
December 11, 2015 at 7:42 pm

American Solutions for Business (ASB), Glennwood, Minn., has announced the acquisition of Optimum Companies, Columbus, Ohio. This agreement is part of an expansion initiative that continues to extend ASB’s national footprint. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Optimum Companies has operated distribution centers in Columbus, Ohio; Orlando, Florida; Houston; and Denver, delivering printed products…

Collecting Sales Tax on Additional Charges
December 11, 2015 at 6:24 pm

Question: How can I find out if I have to collect sales taxes on additional charges, such as screen charges and freight? Answer: Contact your CPA or the department of revenue for your state, because sales tax varies by state—and sometimes by county. It is most likely that these extra charges are subject to sales…

River's End Trading Earns SGIA Golden Image Awards
December 11, 2015 at 3:09 pm

The 2015 Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) recognized River’s End Trading, Madison, Wis., in the association's Golden Image Competition at the 2015 SGIA Expo in Atlanta. River's End Trading earned two gold awards, one for “Hipster Man,” entered…