T-shirts and Tanks

Breeders’ Cup T-Shirt Design Contest Racing to Help Workers, Stakeholders Affected by COVID-19
May 6, 2020 at 12:21 pm

The overseers of the Breeders’ Cup have become another entrant in the race for COVID-19 relief by crafting a T-shirt design contest that will direct proceeds to “backstretch communities and other industry stakeholders” whose livelihoods have taken a hit. Through May 31, people all across the country have their chance to thank that population by participating...

While Trump Campaign Uses Quarantine for Merch Ideas, Biden Campaign Store Sits Idle
May 4, 2020 at 12:21 pm

The Trump Campaign has been actively marketing branded merchandise that specifically appeals to people under quarantine and stay-at-home orders, and in March spent more on merch than in any month since September 2016. The Biden for President campaign store, on the other hand, has not been fulfilling orders...

‘Catholics Vs. Corona’ T-shirt Gives Notre Dame Students Charitable Way to Fight COVID-19
April 30, 2020 at 2:04 pm

In the absence of most athletic activity, we have replaced watching impressive feats with reporting on many sports-related efforts to combat COVID-19. The latest comes courtesy of University of Notre Dame football, as four students created a T-shirt that references a storied 1988 win by the Fighting Irish while generating funds for the United Way...

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...

Selling Promotional T-shirts: Meaningful Messages and Long-Term Trends
April 29, 2020 at 2:01 pm

Apparel suppliers with the technical capability to do so have added face masks and other personal protective equipment to their offerings. And while those items might be seeing the bulk of interest and orders right now, other branded apparel still has a role to play. That's especially true of T-shirts, which have played a critical role in...

Surprise, Surprise: Supreme T-shirt for COVID-19 Relief Falls Victim to Resellers
April 29, 2020 at 12:44 pm

Supreme partnered with artist Takashi Murakami for a T-shirt, and is donating all profits of the collaboration to HELP USA, an organization battling homelessness during COVID-19. But, since Supreme is also the biggest name in the streetwear resale world right now, the items ostensibly created to battle a real issue are being sold on resale sites...

Screen Print Shop Sells T-shirts, Hoodies to Support U.S. Postal Service
April 28, 2020 at 12:06 pm

The U.S. Postal Service is facing funding shortfalls and fearful workers as the coronavirus pandemic continues. Thanks to a former employee, the agency is receiving a boost through T-shirts and hoodie sales, with her family’s print shop creating and shipping the garments...

T-shirt Inspired by Governor's 'Knock It Off' COVID-19 Quote Takes Rhode Island by Storm
April 22, 2020 at 12:30 pm

Frog & Toad, a small shop based in Providence, R.I., has thus far become a major benefactor for such entities as food banks and charities. That's because it has sold more than 7,500 shirts bearing the governor's "knock it off" quote regarding folks not abiding by social distancing rules. The shirts have generated more than $32,000 in relief funds...

NFL Teams, Star Running Back Assist COVID-19 Relief Through Branded Merch, Face Mask Donations
April 14, 2020 at 1:17 pm

The NFL season doesn't start until preseason games open in August, but players and franchises aren't sitting on the sidelines as the pandemic affects everyone’s life. Through various merchandise and a plan to distribute branded face masks, a star running back and two teams are hoping their efforts will hit pay dirt to assist various populations...