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Homeland Security Investigating Royals Merchandise
November 5, 2015 at 6:16 pm

Agents from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) agents removed boxes of merchandise from a store in Overland Park, Kan., after the owner was accused of violating trademarks held by the Kansas City Royals and MLB. According to KSHB 41, the DHS agents, along with Kansas' Johnson County Sheriff's Department, removed dozens of boxes containing…

Starline Inc. Expands Partnership with Regional Sales Representatives
November 5, 2015 at 4:06 pm

Jim Bull, vice president of sales for Starline Inc., Grand Island, N.Y., announced the expanded partnership with K.C. and Michael Fields of Columbus, Ohio-based K.C. Fields & Associates as the new representatives for the Northeast — Mid-Atlantic. They will represent Starline Inc. in Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, southern…

University of Missouri Says Governor Candidate Can't Use Tiger Logo
November 5, 2015 at 3:01 pm

The University of Missouri wants Republican gubernatorial candidate Catherine Hanaway to remove a large image of its logo from her campaign vehicle. Hanaway is preparing to start a two-week state tour in her bid to be the state's next governor. She's one of five Republicans seeking the party's 2016 nomination for governor. The Columbia Daily…

Nonprofit Introduces Compliance Stamp for Personal Care Items
November 4, 2015 at 6:46 pm

Consumer products are held to high standards to ensure product safety and compliance. However, cosmetic products and their ingredients do not need to be approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The Environmental Working Group (EWG), a nonprofit environmental health…

Smart Source LLC Acquires Benchmark Graphics Ltd.
November 4, 2015 at 4:55 pm

Smart Source LLC, New York, announced a strategic merger with Benchmark Graphics Ltd., New York, a company with more than 50 years of experience in commercial print services. Under the agreement, Smart Source LLC will now offer its sourcing technology, national network of suppliers, and products and brand management expertise to Benchmark Graphics Ltd.'s network…

SEC, Jeb Bush Wrestling Over Conference Logo, Campaign Tactics
November 4, 2015 at 4:25 pm

It seems everybody wants a piece of the Southeastern Conference (SEC), but even a presidential candidate can get carried away. The SEC has negotiated with officials from Jeb Bush's campaign to modify a logo that closely resembles the conference's and make other…

Stromberg Brand Umbrellas Hires Jim Curtis to Represent it in New England
November 4, 2015 at 4:20 pm

The Hudson Valley Umbrella Company, parent company of Valley Cottage, New York-based Stromberg Brand Umbrellas, has announced the hiring of 20-year industry veteran Jim Curtis of Clinton, Connecticut-based JC Corporate Sales, as its multi-line sales representative in New England. “Jim knows the…

8 Craziest Water Bottle Concepts on Kickstarter Right Now
November 4, 2015 at 3:58 pm

We all know how important it is to stay hydrated. It keeps us alert, increases productivity and alleviates common aliments, like headaches and muscle soreness. But a recent lawsuit against Nestlé, alleging the company continued to siphon water from California forests despite an expired special-use permit and a severe drought, reminds us how important it…

Disney May Be Retiring "Slave Leia" Merchandise For Good
November 4, 2015 at 3:50 pm

It’s one of the most iconic outfits in "Star Wars," and sci-fi in general: The metal bikini Princess Leia is forced into by Jabba the Hutt during "Star Wars Episode VI – Return of the Jedi." But, it’s not without controversy—and Disney may be making moves to remove the skimpy outfit from future "Star Wars"…

Mets' Manager Fidgets with BIC Pen During World Series
November 3, 2015 at 6:40 pm

We all have our nervous tics. Some people bite their nails, others may twirl their hoodies' drawstrings. New York Mets manager Terry Collins showed his nerves during Game 5 of the World Series by fiddling with a pen. The pen that Collins furiously clicked was a…