Towels and Textiles

Towel Specialties Launches Cobblestone Mills Blanket and Robe Division
September 30, 2016 at 6:22 pm

Towel Specialties, Baltimore, launched its new Cobblestone Mills division in September, featuring blankets and Turkish robes. “This launch has been in the works for well over a year as we built this line from the ground up,” Shawn Kanak, vice president of sales, said in a press release. “We experienced great success when we expanded our…

Redskins Plan Clever Rally Towel Giveaway to Counter Steelers Towels
September 7, 2016 at 5:26 pm

The Pittsburgh Steelers have perhaps the most well-known rally towel in history: the "Terrible Towel." Most Steelers fans have at least one in their possession, and the stands at Steelers games, whether home or away, are full of the spinning yellow towels. So, before Monday's upcoming game between the Steelers and the Washington Redskins in…

Pro Towels Acquires Neet Feet Inc.
September 7, 2016 at 4:13 pm

Pro Towels, Pittsburgh, has acquired Oceanside, California-based supplier Neet Feet Inc., which has supplied promotional flip-flops and sandals since 1987, and introduced die-cut "Logo Footprint" flip-flops in 1989. "No other supplier offers better quality custom logo footwear, flip-flops and sandals than Neet Feet, and I believe the fit of the Neet Feet product line with that…

Terry Town Adds Two Multi-line Sales Representatives
September 2, 2016 at 2:36 pm

Terry Town, a San Diego, California-based supplier of towels, blankets and robes, announced the hiring of Scott Blankenship and Sharon Wohlleber to represent the company in the Southwest territory. They will represent the line in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Arkansas. “My first attraction to Scott and Sharon was their experience, but have learned that there’s…

Carly Fiorina Is Selling Anti-Hillary Dish Towels
July 27, 2016 at 5:13 pm

Yes, you read that right: Carly Fiorina, the former Hewlett-Packard CEO, presidential candidate and running mate of Ted Cruz, is selling anti-Hillary Clinton dish towels. Earlier this year, Fiorina failed to clinch the Republican nomination, and it…

Supplier Excellence Awards Style Winners Announced
July 20, 2016 at 2:51 pm

Promo Marketing, the Philadelphia-based source of product and marketing information for distributor sales professionals, is pleased to announce the style winners for its 2016 Supplier Excellence Awards. For the first installment of winners, check here. And for the second installment, check here. The annual Supplier Excellence Awards give distributors the ability to vote for their favorite suppliers in…

Pro Towels Hires Paul Schmitt As Controller
June 22, 2016 at 2:23 pm

Pro Towels, Pittsburgh, announced that Paul Schmitt has joined the company as controller. Schmitt will oversee the accounting function for both Pro Towels and Superior Decorating, Camarillo, Calif. Prior to joining Pro Towels, Schmitt was the senior accountant for The Physical Therapy Institute in Pittsburgh. He helped to improve its accounting processes in addition to…

Pro Towels Adds Chuck Lang as Chief Financial Officer
April 7, 2016 at 3:01 pm

Pro Towels, Pittsburgh, announced this week that Chuck Lang has joined the company as chief financial officer. Lang will oversee the finance, accounting and business development functions for Pro Towels; Richmond, British Columbia-based Kanata Blanket Company; and Camarillo, California-based Superior Decorating. Prior…