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Swatch Sticks to Plastic Smart Watches
March 16, 2016 at 3:16 pm

To avoid competing with Apple, Switzerland's Swatch Group has decided to steer its focus toward its plastic smartwatch technology. "It's not that we have nothing in the pipeline—we are a huge producer in every segment in every category," said Nick Hayek, chief executive for Swatch,…

Montreal Pushes for Plastic Water Bottle Ban
March 16, 2016 at 3:05 pm

According to USA Today, Montreal's mayor, Dennis Coderre, is fighting to ban plastic water bottles. Recently, Montreal banned disposable plastic bags, which will start in 2018, and plastic water bottles are the city's next frontier. “I raised the subject of plastic water bottles because it’s an environmental…

Daft Punk Advertises Merchandise with Retro Posters
March 15, 2016 at 6:02 pm

The French electronic music duo Daft Punk has a lot of merchandise, like T-shirts, posters, yo-yos, skateboards and pens from Fisher Space Pen Co., Boulder City, Nev. While the band's selection alone is impressive, their latest marketing technique is even more appealing: Each item is advertised in a style that's reminiscent of '80s magazine spreads.…

Fossil Plans to Unveil More than 100 Wearable Products
March 15, 2016 at 3:33 pm

According to 24/7 Wall St., accessory maker Fossil Group Inc. announced plans to introduce more than 100 wearable products spanning eight different brands. The products will be released in time for the 2016 holiday season for Chaps, Diesel, Emporio Armani, Fossil, Kate Spade New…

Boundless Hires Chris Piper as Vice President of Customer Success
March 15, 2016 at 3:18 pm

Boundless, Austin, Texas, has appointed Chris Piper to lead the distributor’s customer success team. Piper comes to Boundless with more than 20 years of hands-on experience as a Certified Advertising Specialist (CAS), helping clients achieve measurable success with high-impact branded promotional concepts. Piper also serves as the president of the Northwest Promotional Marketing Association (NWPMA).…

Is Forever 21 Condoning Rape with this T-shirt?
March 15, 2016 at 2:34 pm

Forever 21 is under fire this week after the company released a graphic T-shirt featuring the phrase: "Don't say maybe if you want to say no," according to Refinery 29. The men's T-shirt has received extensive backlash on social media for promoting rape culture and victim-shaming. Although there has been no explanation for the meaning…

Reebok Offers $50K Donation for a Candidate Who Can Run a Mile in Under 10 Minutes
March 14, 2016 at 6:02 pm

Plenty of people make their New Year's Resolutions things like "run more." Reebok thinks that the current presidential candidates should do that, if they haven't already. The sportswear company is offering to donate $50,000 to a health charity if any presidential candidate can run a mile in less than 10 minutes.

Re/Done Partners with Hanes to Create 'Perfect T-shirt'
March 14, 2016 at 4:03 pm

Re/Done, a Los Angeles-based clothing retailer, has partnered with Hanesbrands Inc., Winston-Salem, N.C,. to revamp the apparel manufacturer's classic cotton T-shirt. According to Observer, the redesigned T-shirt comes in two women's styles—the 1950s style features a boxy fit, and the 1960s is longer…

iClick Announces New Regional Sales Manager
March 14, 2016 at 3:48 pm

iClick, Seattle, announced that Cynthia Troiani will represent the tech supplier as a regional sales manager for the South territory. This territory includes Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida. Troiani, a 15-year veteran in the promotional marketing industry, brings to iClick a distributor and supplier background. “We are…