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How Branded Polos and Business Casual Apparel Fit Into the New Normal
June 3, 2020 at 11:51 am

Virtual interactions are increasing as workplaces look to stay connected with employees. Essential businesses remain open. And other businesses still need to reach out to customers via video calls. All of these businesses still have a need for branded apparel for staff...

Comic-Con Uses Vintage Designs for Canceled Event Merchandise
May 28, 2020 at 1:19 pm

Due to the current situation, fans from all over the world aren’t going to be able to make any Comic-Con memories this year. But, they can at least wear new (old) memories proudly. Comic-Con is relying on nostalgia, selling a line of event merchandise that commemorates the event but uses vintage designs from past Comic-Cons...

San Francisco Bag Supplier Timbuk2 Turns Sports Team Tees Into Face Masks
April 30, 2020 at 11:22 am

Timbuk2, the San Francisco-based maker of bags and backpacks, is using T-shirts donated from local sports teams to create face masks for Bay Area organizations. The company teamed up with NBC Sports Bay Area, which helped set up T-shirt donations from the 49ers, Sharks, Warriors, Giants, Earthquakes and Kings...

NCAA Tournament, Kentucky Derby Merchandise Is Still Available
April 10, 2020 at 12:49 pm

People who were previously lucky enough to score tickets to events like the NCAA Tournament or the Kentucky Derby are no doubt bummed. It’s for the best, but it doesn’t take the sting out of missing out on the action. We can’t go back and magically make the events happen as scheduled, but we can do the next best thing: buy merchandise as if we were there...

Apparel Suppliers, Promo Companies Shift Production to Face Masks During COVID-19 Outbreak
March 25, 2020 at 12:05 pm

The promo industry is facing major adversity. But apparel manufacturers have taken this opportunity not only to pivot for the sake of their business, but to do some real good. Last week, we we reported that Los Angeles Apparel offered its workforce to create face masks. It’s now joined by companies like Hanes, SnugZ USA, Starline and more...

Perfect Performance: A Supplier and Distributor Talk Athletic Promo Apparel
February 5, 2020 at 1:30 pm

With a new year comes new apparel trends, of course, so we wanted to find out what’s happening in the athletic and performance category. Promo Marketing spoke with a supplier and a distributor to see what was popular to close out 2019 and what to know for the new year...

SanMar Introduces District Re-Tee Made From 100% Recycled Fabric
January 15, 2020 at 1:46 pm

SanMar, Issaquah, Wash., introduced the District Re-Tee made from 100 percent recycled fabric. This new, affordable T-shirt is never re-dyed and is made from reclaimed material that may have otherwise ended up in a landfill...

Alternative Apparel Launches New Go-To Collection
June 12, 2019 at 11:13 am

Alternative Apparel, Atlanta, announced the launch of the Go-To Collection, 12 fashion basics positioned as entry points into the premium brand. With the Go-To Collection, Alternative now provides a solution at every price point in the fashion category. The soft, sustainably made, retail-inspired collection includes 10 existing and two new styles, all with competitive pricing.…

Counterfeiters Now Using Fake Photos of Athletes to Sell Bogus NCAA Merch
April 3, 2019 at 2:46 pm

Michigan State University shocked many observers on Sunday, defeating the top-ranked Duke Blue Devils to reach the Final Four of the NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball Tournament. Because of counterfeiters, though, the Spartans now find themselves stunned, as their school is warning fans against purchasing phony NCAA merch ahead of this weekend’s action in Minneapolis.…