American Apparel Inc. announced preliminary sales for the month ended July 31, 2012. The company reported that for the month ended July 31, 2012, total net sales on a preliminary basis increased 14 percent to $53.8 million when compared to the month ended July 31, 2011.
T-shirts and Tanks
Team USA may be winning a number of gold medals in the London Olympics, but when it comes to official Olympic clothing, the U.S. is losing out. The U.S. Olympics Team is selling thousands of items of clothing online sporting the official U.S. Olympic logo that are not made in the USA.
More than 300 of the 345 items for sale on the U.S. Olympic Team's website were made overseas. The Ralph Lauren T-shirts were made in the Philippines. A Ralph Lauren beret with the Olympic insignia, also for sale on the website, was made in China.
Think of them as frequent flier programs for political action. Instead of a free flight, the reward for loyalty to a campaign can be as simple as a T-shirt or a pin—and as special as preferential seating at a rally when the candidate swoops into town.
Do-this-get-that enticements are coming fast and furiously from political campaigns, with candidates from presidential hopefuls on down more closely tying gear or perks to volunteer output and token donations.
When I’m out of ideas, I have an old stand-by I like to write about—I’m talking pre-Kardashian family. I’m not a fan of guessing games, so I’ll tell you straight up: it’s like Paris Hilton, duh. Unfortunately, my material is not “Be Dazzled” appropriate, but being that it’s mid-2012, you’ve probably heard it all anyway.
Printfly customized tees and apparel company is expanding its relationship with independent screen printers in select US regions. The expansion will increase the Company's production bandwidth while offering a new revenue pipeline to qualified small-mid sized custom t-shirt printers in the targeted geographies.
"The customized tees market is major contributor so we're excited about the flexibility the affiliate program represents to these specific customers. Customers that design custom tees online as well as any screen printing companies we partner with, will both benefit from this initiative," explained Ron Reed, Printfly's vice president of marketing and e-commerce.