Promo Products

Chinese Banks Already Sold 95% of Commemorative Olympics Coins
February 15, 2022 at 1:22 pm

Customers in Beijing have been fighting to get their hands on merchandise featuring the games' mascot, an adorable panda named Bing Dwen Dwen. Shoppers have been clearing shelves of plush toys and other products with the panda's face on it. But another product is getting the attention of shoppers around the Olympic Village—commemorative coins. According…

The Rams Won the Super Bowl, But Who Won the Merch Bowl?
February 14, 2022 at 12:40 pm

At the final whistle last night, the Los Angeles Rams were named the Super Bowl Champions in front of a hometown crowd. Naturally, Rams fans in LA wanted to commemorate the win through merchandise, but don't assume that the winning team is the one with the strongest merch sales leading up to the game...

Michelob Ultra's Star-Studded Super Bowl Ad Has a Full Line of Tie-In Merch (With Some Fun Interactive Features)
February 10, 2022 at 10:54 am

Michelob Ultra's three-part Super Bowl ad brings celebrity endorsements, social media contests, a full branded merchandise collection and the call for fans to pay close attention to minute details, creating a multi-platform branding experience. The bowling alley-themed merchandise includes a T-shirt imprinted with a phone number that fans can actually call for a surprise...

Tony Hawk Auctions Off His (Slightly NSFW) 'Jackass Forever' Promo Box
February 9, 2022 at 10:30 am

For the "Jackass" crew's latest big-screen venture, "Jackass Forever," participants and fans got a special promotional kit, including things like a specialized jacket, shot glasses and a moderately NSFW toy. Tony Hawk, who makes a brief cameo in the movie, is auctioning off not only his whole promo haul from the set, but also the T-shirt he wore and skateboard he used for his cameo...

Jason Lucash Steps Down as HPG Chief Development Officer, Looks Back on Promo Career
February 8, 2022 at 11:57 am

HPG, Braintree, Mass., announced today that Jason Lucash will step down from his role as chief development officer in order to pursue other career endeavors. Lucash will stay on in an advisory role as part of HPG's board of directors. Lucash looked back on his time with HPG, and attributed the supplier's success to its ability to stay current with customer trends and...

Seller Turns Misprinted Queen Elizabeth 'Platinum Jubbly' Merchandise Into Opportunity
February 8, 2022 at 10:45 am

The U.K. is celebrating 70 years of Queen Elizabeth II's reign this year, otherwise known as the Platinum Jubilee. Or, if you bought some commemorative plates or drinkware, the "Platinum Jubbly." Instead of throwing all of the misprinted merchandise away, Karl Baxter, who runs a clearance website, is selling the more than 10,000 misprinted pieces as limited-edition souvenirs...

commonsku Promotes Bre Redmond to Product Manager and Aly Brunton to Product Marketer
February 8, 2022 at 9:19 am

commonsku, the promotional products business and sales software based in Toronto, announced that it has promoted Bre Redmond to product manager and Aly Brunton to product marketer. “Bre has been such an incredibly helpful and reliable voice to so many customers in her role as customer success manager," said Catherine Graham, CEO of commonsku...

Team Phun to Add New Custom-Designed Facility in North Charleston
February 7, 2022 at 12:05 pm

Team Phun, a promotional products company with offices on both coasts, is expanding its East Coast capabilities by adding a new facility in North Charleston, South Carolina. The added space will provide Team Phun’s Charleston operation with greater efficiencies and streamlined solutions in production, fulfillment and customer warehousing. It will also include a collaborative workspace environment for...

Beijing Olympics Mascot Merchandise Is Flying Off Shelves in China
February 7, 2022 at 11:26 am

Bing Dwen Dwen, the 2022 Winter Olympics' panda mascot, is apparently so popular in China that customers lined up in the cold outside of official merchandise retailers, cleaning out all of the Bing Dwen Dwen gear by 2:00 p.m. on Saturday. Shoppers told Reuters that getting their hands on Bing Dwen Dwen merchandise is almost impossible in Beijing...