Supplier News

Leed’s Partners With Herschel Supply Co.
October 14, 2019 at 10:44 am

Today, Pittsburgh-based Leed’s announced an exclusive partnership with Herschel Supply Co. The new partnership between two premier companies brings branded Herschel backpacks, duffels and accessories to the promotional products market for the very first time. Founded in 2009, Vancouver-based Herschel…

iClick Adds Chris Hart and Rob Derrig to National Accounts Team
October 11, 2019 at 11:14 am

Chris Hart and Rob Derrig have been hired to bolster Seattle-based iClick's national account management team, where they’ll support existing clients, while expanding account bases within their assigned territories. “We couldn’t be more thrilled to announce the hiring of two outstanding national account managers focused on two of our key region," said Wendy Knapp, vice…

SnugZ USA Recapitalizes With Tower Arch Capital
October 10, 2019 at 1:36 pm

SnugZ USA, West Jordan, Utah, announced that it has undergone a recapitalization with Tower Arch Capital. "SnugZ has grown to become a leading player in the promotional products industry, starting with lanyards and identification products, and expanding into personal care and premium gifting," Brandon Mackay, president and CEO of SnugZ USA, said in a press…

Vantage Apparel Taps Apparel Executive Marc Loeb as New COO
October 10, 2019 at 11:43 am

Vantage Apparel, Avanel, N.J., has announced the addition of retail apparel executive Marc Loeb as its new chief operating officer. Prior to joining Vantage, Loeb was the CEO for NewYorkDress.com and TheDressWareHouse.com, a global designer dress retailer. There, he was responsible for streamlining operation expenses and renegotiating domestic and international deals, along with strengthening the…

Bella+Canvas Introduces Direct-to-Consumer Retail Channel
October 8, 2019 at 1:13 pm

Bella+Canvas announced that it launched a direct-to-consumer e-commerce platform. Previously, Bella+Canvas apparel was only available via wholesale channels, but now end-buyers can directly purchase blank men's and women's styles from a curated assortment of products. The company said it will start online, but plans to open pop-up physical stores starting next year...

Vantage Apparel Hires New Sales Manager Dale Kleinman
October 8, 2019 at 9:27 am

Vantage Apparel, Avanel, N.J., has announced the addition of industry veteran Dale Kleinman to its sales team. Kleinman will be covering the territories of Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota. Before joining Vantage, Kleinman spent 14 years as a sales executive at Newell Brands and time as an apparel specialist at Norwood Promotional Products. “Vantage’s…

Crystal D Introduces More Than 95 New Award Designs for 2020
October 4, 2019 at 11:46 am

Crystal D, St. Paul, Minn., introduced more than 95 new award designs for 2020. Many of these 95-plus designs come in multiple sizes for a total of more than 200 new awards. More than 80 percent of the new designs are exclusive to Crystal D, and the company is also introducing two new substrates to…

Charles River Apparel Announces Additional Building Location
October 2, 2019 at 10:04 am

Charles River Apparel has secured a long-term lease for additional space in Sharon, Mass., to support its business growth. The new space is strategically located next to its corporate headquarters, and will provide additional warehouse, office and showroom space, allowing for a Charles River Campus setting. The company also plans to use the new space…

S&S Activewear Opens Most Sustainable Distribution Center in Its Network
September 30, 2019 at 11:39 am

S&S Activewear has relocated its operations from its 450,000 sq. ft. distribution center in Bolingbrook, Ill., to a brand new, 750,000 sq. ft., sustainability-focused distribution center in nearby Lockport. This new facility will expand the company’s Midwest footprint by 300,000 sq. ft. and bring its nationwide total to 3.5 million sq. ft. S&S designed the…

Hub Pen Announces Rebrand After 65 Years
September 27, 2019 at 2:04 pm

Hub Pen Company, Braintree, Mass., has rebranded. After 65 years, the brand still stands by the same principles of quality product and customer service, but now the company has refreshed its logo, website and entire visual identity. In 2017, Hub Pen…