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Nike Reveals 2016 USA Olympic Uniforms
March 18, 2016 at 4:36 pm

Nike unveiled the 2016 Olympic uniforms this week at its innovation summit in New York City, according to Sports Illustrated. Over the past few months, Nike has worked with athletes and designers to create the optimum jerseys for the 2016 Olympics in Rio…

Proforma Announces Exclusive Partnership with HomingPIN
March 18, 2016 at 4:23 pm

Proforma, Cleveland, has announced, a new partnership with HomingPIN, the creator of a global lost property and recovery system, to be the exclusive provider of this proprietary technology in the promotional products industry. “Proforma’s contract with HomingPIN is the latest in several exciting partnerships formed to help Proforma owners provide the newest and most innovative products…

Highlights from the 2016 Expo East
March 18, 2016 at 4:19 pm

The 2016 Expo East was underway in Atlantic City, N.J., this week. We at Promo Marketing spotted everything from costumed leprechauns to fun giveaways. But if you weren't able to make it this year, don't worry, we've got all the highlights straight from the source. "Expo East continues to be the premier East Coast event," said…

Irish-American Organization Calls St. Paddy's Day Merch Offensive
March 17, 2016 at 5:34 pm

Today is St. Patrick's Day. For many, it's a day to wear festive green clothing or eat traditional Irish foods to celebrate Irish heritage—whether they're actually Irish or not. For others, it's a day to pack the pubs and down countless pints of Guinness. Somewhere, these two worlds merged, as many St. Patrick's Day items,…

Bagging Up Success with Promotional Totes
March 17, 2016 at 5:11 pm

While studying abroad in Europe during my junior year of college, I purchased my favorite souvenir during a trip to London’s Portobello Market: a canvas tote bag. It was simple enough—text on the front and an image of colorful row homes on the…

Coke, Pepsi, Nestle Ready to Fight Montreal Water Bottle Ban
March 17, 2016 at 4:01 pm

Yesterday, we reported that the mayor of Montreal wants to ban single-use plastic water bottles from the city. Today, CBC reported that Coke, Pepsi and Nestle are among corporations that are gearing up to fight the ban. The Canadian Beverage Association, which represents 60 beverage brands, including Pepsi, Coke and Nestle, joined Quebec's registry of…

BIC Graphic Unveils One Website for All Brands
March 17, 2016 at 3:18 pm

BIC Graphic, Clearwater, Fla., announced the launch of its updated website—one site that now includes both the BIC Graphic and Norwood by BIC Graphic product collections. Customers now can access all product information for all BIC Graphic brands in one place with improved functionality. In addition to a newly structured homepage, the site offers several new…

Wisconsin Considers Banning Plastic Bag Bans
March 16, 2016 at 6:10 pm

The Wisconsin State Senate may take up a bill this week to strip communities of the power to ban plastic bags. According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the state assembly already approved the bill by a vote of 63-35. "Most of the time, government is reactive, and we…

Freight Rates Fall to Record Low
March 16, 2016 at 5:50 pm

Average spot freight rates fell to a record low last week—$701 per 40-foot container. According to CNBC, the World Container Index (WCI), which tracks 11 global shipping routes, said that is the lowest reading since the organization started tracking rates five years ago and…

Maple Ridge Farms' President Cooks Up Scholarship Funding
March 16, 2016 at 3:35 pm

Tom Riordan, president of Mosinee, Wisconsin-based Maple Ridge Farms, took a break from serving English butter toffee and chocolate sea salt caramels to make and serve a New Orleans favorite—andouille sausage and chicken gumbo—for the 33rd annual University of Wisconsin Education Assistance…