Uniforms and Scrubs

UCLA Sues Under Armour for $200M Over Breach of Record Apparel Contract
August 31, 2020 at 10:50 am

A lawsuit alleges that Under Armour misled UCLA about its financial standing—resulting in an enormous $280 million apparel contract in 2016—and then failed to make scheduled payments or deliver products as laid out in the contract. Under Armour informed UCLA two months ago that it was terminating the deal with more than $200 million still owed to UCLA...

Yes, There's an iPhone Pocket: The Iconic Girl Scouts Uniform Gets a Gen-Z Redesign
August 26, 2020 at 11:25 am

The Girl Scouts of the USA is reimagining its historic uniforms with the help of three students from New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology. The new collection plays on themes seen in other uniform collections, such as interchangeable pieces, with 18 new items and a new vest and sash. It's the first redesign in more than 20 years...

'If Anything, We're Worse Off': What's Going On With America's PPE Supply Chain? (and How the Market Has Changed in Promo)
August 19, 2020 at 9:59 am

After shortages early in the coronavirus pandemic, America’s PPE supply seems to have caught up. But why do so many hospitals and frontline health workers say they still don’t have enough? In this story, we look at the disconnect between supply and demand, plus revisit PPE in the promotional products industry to see how the market has changed and where it might go...

Apple Accused of Sourcing Employee Uniforms From Factories Connected to Forced Labor
August 13, 2020 at 2:05 pm

Apple is facing criticism after shipping records revealed that it sourced apparel from a Chinese company facing U.S. sanctions for using forced labor in China’s Xinjiang region. The apparel was most likely uniforms for Apple Store employees. The timing is especially poor, as Apple CEO Tim Cook recently told Congress that he would not tolerate…

How Will Your Clients Summer?
July 22, 2020 at 12:41 pm

FACT. Businesses are opening. Not all, but many. Not at full capacity, but at some capacity. Eventually most of us will be back at work in a place of business. That means summer uniforms for some people. There is nothing normal about this summer but it doesn’t mean giving up smart style in your uniform…

'PPE Hell': Changing Rules, Supply Chain Nightmares—and a Lifeline for Promo Businesses
May 5, 2020 at 11:42 am

Personal protective equipment, or PPE, has been a lifeline for industry companies savvy enough to get in early and adapt quickly. PPE sales have helped promo businesses partially offset the drop in other orders and, in some cases, actually increase revenue despite widespread economic fallout. But selling PPE has been anything but easy...

alphabroder, Prime Line Adds New PPE Category to Websites
April 24, 2020 at 10:54 am

alphabroder, Trevose, Pa., along with its hard goods division Prime Line, have updated their websites to have a new category of products: personal protective equipment (PPE). “The current situation with COVID-19 necessitated us to launch new options for our customers—a curated search that now houses all the PPE-type products we carry, from scrubs to ice…

Nike’s 2020 Olympic Uniforms Will Be Made of Recycled Shoe Parts
February 7, 2020 at 1:43 pm

With the 2020 Olympics already set to include a nod to sustainability through medals crafted out of recycled cell phones, Nike is upping its commitment to the environment through designing the U.S. Olympic uniforms from treated shoe parts, among other components...