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FIEL Offers Embroidery for Decorated Products
November 17, 2015 at 4:03 pm

FIEL–Fairdeal Import & Export Ltd., Orlando, Fla., announced the addition of embroidery to its available decoration methods. Distributors can now choose among screen printing, heat transfer printing and embroidery when purchasing decorated products. “We are adding embroidery to our operation because we want to provide our customers with a wider array of decorating options,” said…

HanesBrands Inc. Announces Participation at Morgan Stanley Global Consumer and Retail Conference
November 16, 2015 at 4:39 pm

HanesBrands Inc., Winston-Salem, N.C., announced that company management will participate in the Morgan Stanley Global Consumer and Retail Conference on Nov. 17 in New York City. In addition to meeting with investors at the conference, company management will participate in a question-and-answer fireside chat to be webcast live via the Internet from 1 to 1:40 p.m.…

5 Cool Things You Can Do With Customer Feedback
November 16, 2015 at 4:14 pm

There was a time when getting feedback from a customer was a process so complex, it was akin to getting blood out of a stone. Thankfully, we don’t live in those times. Today, not only is feedback nothing more than an email away, but customers actively come to you with suggestions and ideas. In fact,…

PM Video Battle: Southpaw Canada Versus Webb Company
November 13, 2015 at 5:01 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: It's Friday the 13th, and I'm going to make sure I avoid any black cats or ladders on my walk home from work.) Last week, South Paw Canada…

20 Ways to Manage Your Time Better
November 13, 2015 at 3:12 pm

Start with small tasks. When you’re just starting your career, you need all the help you can get managing your time. Even when you’re working hard, you could be wasting a tremendous amount of time, either by trying to multitask or by focusing too much on minute details. Montreal-based designer Étienne Garbugli has struggled with…

The Industry “Disruptors"—How Do They Affect You?
November 12, 2015 at 6:53 pm

Thanksgiving is a time to reflect of on all the things we are thankful for. I'm thankful for my family, my health, my business and the opportunity to have a positive impact on the community around me. Recently, I was blessed to be able to attend the ASI Power Summit, which is a gathering of…

Inaugural AIA Power Meeting Event in Phoenix Is a Success
November 12, 2015 at 4:50 pm

AIA Corporation, Neenah, Wis., held its inaugural AIA Power Meeting Event, powered by Promo Marketing. The event, which matches AIA Corporation’s top affiliates with its most valuable supplier partners, was held from Oct. 26 through 28 at the picturesque Arizona Grand Resort & Spa in Phoenix. “We have received very positive feedback from affiliates attending…

American Apparel Releases Fine Jersey Classic Women's T-shirt
November 12, 2015 at 3:42 pm

American Apparel, Los Angeles, has announced the release of its new principal style—the Fine Jersey Classic Women’s T-Shirt (23215). With a true-fit design that provides full coverage, the new style fills a demand in the current marketplace for a high-quality T-shirt that flatters a feminine silhouette. The garment features short sleeves and a crew neck.…

The Power of 'No': Escape From Overload and Focus on What Matters
November 11, 2015 at 4:53 pm

One of the most important things a leader can do is to help people stay focused. That means having the courage to say “no.” It also means having the willingness to protect the interests of your organization when people push back. People can wear you down by pointing out reasons why the idea can’t work,…

Bangladesh Says 80 Percent of Garment Factories Are Safe
November 11, 2015 at 4:00 pm

The Bangladesh government found more than 80 percent of Bangladesh's garment factories supplying global retailers to be safe, the government said on Monday, citing improvements made after a deadly 2013 accident. Syed Ahmed, the inspector general of factories, said a 1,475 garment factories had been assessed as part of a government initiative supported by the…