T-shirts and Tanks

How Three Companies Are Using Social Media and Branded Merch to Help Small Businesses
June 3, 2020 at 3:20 pm

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve been covering news stories on how companies are coming together to support one another. Here's how three companies in particular—DS Projects, Leave Philly Alone and Lucky Prints—are using social media and branded merch to help small businesses impacted by the pandemic...

Parades and Celebrations May Be Canceled, But Pride Month Merch Is Booming
June 3, 2020 at 12:16 pm

This year’s Pride Month looks a little different, as parades and celebrations in cities all over the U.S. will have to be put on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic and safety concerns. But it hasn’t stopped spirit and shows of support from home. Apparel and footwear companies big and small have been selling a…

Here Are the Finalists for the Breeders’ Cup T-shirt Design Contest
June 2, 2020 at 2:26 pm

Last month, we suspected that the organizers of the Breeders’ Cup T-shirt design contest would receive ample applications. Now that the submission period has closed, officials have narrowed the pool of 93 entrants to five finalists, with one lucky individual set to play an interesting part in horse racing’s history...

LeBron James and Travis Scott Designed T-shirts for the High School Class of 2020
June 1, 2020 at 12:57 pm

Nearly three months have passed since LeBron James delighted fans with displays of his basketball prowess, but the superstar has remained in the public eye, especially through a collaboration with rapper Travis Scott. The duo designed T-shirts that went to members of the high school class of 2020, with proceeds going to charities...

The Boston Marathon Will Now Be Virtual, But Runners Will Still Get Race Promos
May 29, 2020 at 2:03 pm

Originally set for April 20, the Boston Marathon was first postponed until September due to the coronavirus, and now will be virtual only. But it will still have its shot at setting the pace as a marquee event, as participants will receive their customary T-shirts, medals and race bibs even as they compete virtually...

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...

Why T-shirt Sellers Aren't Happy About NASA's SpaceX Launch
May 27, 2020 at 11:57 am

If you go down to Cape Canaveral to watch a typical NASA launch, you’ll see all kinds of merchandise sellers hawking commemorative apparel. But, if you go today to see SpaceX launch NASA astronauts to the International Space Station, you’ll come back empty-handed. And that’s irritating to a lot of local merchandise sellers...

Microsoft Solitaire Turns 30 With Special-Edition Branded Merch
May 26, 2020 at 12:36 pm

We have not caved to the power of Microsoft Solitaire yet while stuck at home, but many have, with 100 million hands played daily around the globe, according to Microsoft. In honor of the game’s 30th anniversary, the company is releasing branded merch that, while minimal, is a nice celebratory use of promotional products...

Nine Inch Nails Sells Scrapped Tour T-shirts for Charity
May 20, 2020 at 12:04 pm

Nine Inch Nails fans were disappointed to hear that the band is putting its 2020 tour dates on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But, before they despair too much, fans should know that they can still get their hands on the planned tour merchandise, with proceeds going to local food banks...

Lady Gaga Is Using a Pink Branded Jockstrap to Merchandise-Bundle Her Way to a No. 1 Album
May 15, 2020 at 11:51 am

As she gets ready to release her new album “Chromatica” on May 29, Lady Gaga is going the route of many artists before her by introducing a merch tie-in to increase her chances of debuting at No. 1. Where she’s diverged from the pack is the product itself. In true Gaga fashion, she’s pairing her new album with pink underwear. A jockstrap and a thong, to be specific...