Rain Gear

Expo East: Day Two Best-of Roundup
June 10, 2019 at 2:30 pm

Last week’s PPAI Expo East gathering in Atlantic City featured 302 businesses offering wide varieties of products and services, and although diversity marked their New Jersey-based presence, two themes ran common among them—pride and innovation. Every Promo Marketing interaction with the companies sparked conversations that made apparent that the exhibitors are spending 2019 displaying both,…

Southern Plus Acquires Aqua Sheen Brand, Assets
April 18, 2019 at 12:41 pm

Southern Plus, Hartwell, Ga., announced that it has acquired the Aqua Sheen brand and its assets for an undisclosed amount, and will sell Aqua Sheen's rainwear products as an extension of Southern Plus's current product offering. "We're excited to continue the legacy of the Aqua Sheen brand and to be able to offer customers rain…

This Kickstarter Raincoat That Fits In Your Wallet Would Make a Great Promo Item
March 1, 2018 at 2:54 pm

In the final stanza of “The Rainy Day,” Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, addressing his “sad heart,” notes “Thy fate is the common fate of all, / Into each life some rain must fall.” As a native of Portland, Maine, the poet received plenty of meteorological proof for that couplet, and, who knows, he might have been…

Promotional Products Industry Helps With Hurricane Relief
August 31, 2017 at 2:22 pm

The promotional products industry has come through in a big way to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey in Houston and its surrounding areas. Through product donation and fundraising, suppliers and distributors have been doing their…

Is This the Future of Umbrellas?
December 13, 2016 at 12:06 pm

If you thought we reached peak umbrella innovation, you would be wrong. According to CNET, former Samsung engineers have designed the latest, futuristic umbrella. The Opus One connects to the user's Opus One Jonas app to detail seven days of…

5 Products End-users Need When They Get Caught in the Rain
July 20, 2016 at 4:55 pm

Recently, we were enjoying ourselves at an outdoor show when the skies (unexpectedly) opened up. Luckily for us, the venue was handing out ponchos to help keep attendees dry. It made us think what a great promo opportunity it was, both to showcase a logo and to keep guests from leaving unhappy. Here is some rain gear that your clients and end-users can appreciate...

Stromberg Brand Umbrellas Hires Multi-line Sales Representative
July 14, 2016 at 3:35 pm

The Hudson Valley Umbrella Company, parent company of Valley Cottage, New York-based Stromberg Brand Umbrellas, announced the hiring of 28-year industry veteran Pat Kiddoo as a multi-line sales representative in Indiana, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska. After graduating from the University…

Stromberg Brand Umbrellas Hires Multi-line Sales Representative
April 15, 2016 at 3:00 pm

The Hudson Valley Umbrella Company, parent company of Valley Cottage, New York-based Stromberg Brand Umbrellas, has announced the hiring of 23-year industry veteran Jim Miller of Miller and Associates as its multi-line sales representative in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee. Miller…