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Chinese Retailers Are Removing Houston Rockets Branded Merch as NBA/China Rift Widens
October 9, 2019 at 1:51 pm

Over the last 12 years, only the San Antonio Spurs have won more NBA games than the Houston Rockets, a period that has encompassed the career of Daryl Morey as the latter’s general manager. Their success has helped the club to become popular in China, thanks to the career of since-retired center Yao Ming, but…

Clegg Promo Announces Victor Macchia as Vice President of Sales and Marketing
October 9, 2019 at 10:18 am

Tim Clegg, CEO of Gardena, California-based Clegg Promo, announced that industry veteran Victor Macchia assumed the role of the company's vice president of sales and marketing, effective Sept. 30. Macchia brings more than 35 years of promotional products industry experience to the position. "We're very excited to have Victor join our team," Clegg said. "Victor's…

Bella+Canvas Introduces Direct-to-Consumer Retail Channel
October 8, 2019 at 1:13 pm

Bella+Canvas announced that it launched a direct-to-consumer e-commerce platform. Previously, Bella+Canvas apparel was only available via wholesale channels, but now end-buyers can directly purchase blank men's and women's styles from a curated assortment of products. The company said it will start online, but plans to open pop-up physical stores starting next year...

The Washington Redskins Are a Mess and We Have the T-shirts to Prove It
October 8, 2019 at 1:14 pm

The 0-5 record that the Redskins find themselves staring at reminds us that political turmoil is not the only topic on the minds of folks in the Washington, D.C. area. The gridiron gridlock that the three-time Super Bowl champions are experiencing has met with responses from the apparel world, with at least four T-shirts expressing…

How Live Garment Decoration Became Big Business
October 2, 2019 at 8:42 am

Right now, the garment decoration industry is shifting. Though there is still a place for large-volume print runs, there is a new frontier in print-on-demand, and it’s happening now. It might be at an event or in a store, or you might not even know about it when you go on your mobile device to order a printed Levi’s T-shirt. Either way, it’s happening, and the change will be rapid...

Vantage Apparel Hires New Sales Manager Dale Kleinman
October 8, 2019 at 9:27 am

Vantage Apparel, Avanel, N.J., has announced the addition of industry veteran Dale Kleinman to its sales team. Kleinman will be covering the territories of Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota. Before joining Vantage, Kleinman spent 14 years as a sales executive at Newell Brands and time as an apparel specialist at Norwood Promotional Products. “Vantage’s…

Wendy’s Has a Branded Role-Playing Game Now
October 7, 2019 at 1:20 pm

We have heard for centuries that all is fair in love and war, so perhaps the bigwigs at Wendy’s thought that pair needed to become a trio, with “advertising” as the addition. That could be one explanation for the company’s weekend introduction of Feast of Legends, a Wendy's-branded role-playing game that makes obvious the fast…

Disney Triples Down on 'Star Wars' Branded Merchandise for 'Force Friday'
October 7, 2019 at 1:35 pm

Disney has never been shy when it comes to self promotion. There's a reason everyone wore watches with Mickey Mouse on them for decades. Now that the Star Wars franchise is down with the Mouse, we're not only seeing a lot more content than when George Lucas was solely in charge, but also a corresponding…

Proforma Hosts Supplier Energize Summit
October 7, 2019 at 11:01 am

Proforma, Cleveland, kicked off its Annual Fall Energize Summits last week in Chicago, where affiliate owners met one-on-one with hand-selected supplier partners to engage in strategically-guided conversations about specific clients, projects, prospects and opportunities. “I look forward to attending the Energize Summits because of how eager Proforma owners are to discuss new perspectives and strategize…