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Toronto Transit Commission Hopes to Raise Funds Through Merchandise
December 7, 2015 at 6:38 pm

Whether it's for a tourist looking to commemorate his or her trip or a Toronto native showing city pride, Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) memorabilia, including T-shirts, prints, pillows and more, is easy to find. However, the TTC doesn't make any money from…

Terry Town Hires Marketing Coordinator
December 7, 2015 at 4:48 pm

Terry Town, San Diego, a supplier of towels, blankets and robes, recently hired Esmeralda Anaya to head its marketing expansion as marketing coordinator. Anaya, a recent graduate of San Diego State University, has achieved accolades for her work with medium-to-large sized companies in southern…

Apparel Company CEOs Call for Strong Climate Deal
December 7, 2015 at 4:20 pm

Citing droughts, temperature shifts and other impacts that will make apparel production “more difficult and costly,” the CEOs of seven top global apparel companies have issued a statement calling on government leaders to reach a strong climate-change agreement at the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 21) in Paris that will stop the growth…

PM Video Battle: Webb Company Versus Sweda Company LLC
December 4, 2015 at 5:07 pm

Promo Marketing's Video Battle pits two industry videos against each other for the chance at the ultimate bragging right: Being declared our readership's absolute favorite. (Next up: I'm looking forward to a plan-free weekend after Thanksgiving and all of its related traveling.) Last week, Webb Company took down the reigning champ, and will now face…

Feds Bust Counterfeits at California Flea Market
December 4, 2015 at 4:32 pm

There is a major warning for shoppers after federal agents have made a bust of high-end counterfeit items in California's South Bay Area. Earlier this month at the De Anza College Flea Market, they seized more than $500,000 in fake merchandise. Purses, jewelry, sports jerseys, hats and shoes are just a sampling of the more…

alphabroder Combines with Bodek and Rhodes
December 4, 2015 at 4:10 pm

alphabroder, Trevose, Pa., announced the addition of Bodek and Rhodes, Philadelphia, to its family of brands. “As a family business, Bodek and Rhodes gave careful consideration to our customers and employees, and we feel that we have chosen a partner that matches our values and commitment,” said Mike Rhodes, CEO of Bodek and Rhodes. Rhodes…

Georgia Sheriff’s 'Politically Incorrect' Sign Is Now a T-shirt
December 4, 2015 at 3:54 pm

Sheriff Mike Jolley of Georgia's Harris County caused a national stir last week when he posted a sign outside his department that reads: “WARNING: Harris County is politically incorrect. We say: Merry Christmas, God Bless America and In God We Trust. We…

Hanesbrands Inc. Donates 200,000 Pairs of Socks to Homeless
December 3, 2015 at 6:01 pm

Hanesbrands Inc., Winston-Salem, N.C., announced the return of its annual sock drive by committing to a donation of 200,000 pairs of socks—building on its total donation of more than 1.5 million pairs since 2009. Socks are the most needed, but least donated, article of clothing at homeless shelters. The socks will be distributed to The…

12-0 Season Is Boon for Licensed Iowa Hawkeye Sales
December 3, 2015 at 3:54 pm

The screen printing machine at the Strawberry Patch in Ankeny, Iowa, is working overtime to produce T-shirts heralding the Iowa Hawkeye’s historic 12-0 season. More than half the T-shirt and novelty store’s sales right now are Hawkeye related. “Now we are waiting patiently to see about a bowl game,” said Jeff Kirschbaum, president of Strawberry…

Flip the Sales Process
December 3, 2015 at 3:41 pm

The subject of selling, like any other subject, is full of false information simply because times change. Things that worked yesterday, yesteryear or a century ago may no longer hold true today. When I came into sales some 30 years ago, I read everything I could on sales. And whatever the old pros and masters…