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North Carolina, Syracuse Top NCAA Merchandise Sales
April 4, 2016 at 6:03 pm

The 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament ends tonight, with the Villanova University Wildcats facing The University of North Carolina (UNC) Tarheels. While the University of North Carolina is still looking to win on the court, it's already won the battle of merchandise. According…

Study Shows Connection Between Alcohol-branded Merchandise and Teen Drinking
April 4, 2016 at 5:48 pm

A new study finds that teenagers who own items, like hats, T-shirts and can coolers, branded with alcohol company logos are more likely to drink. According to the Rapid City Journal, Australian researchers analyzed 13 studies that focused on alcohol-branded merchandise and teen drinking. Four of the studies…

Shumsky Appoints CFO
April 4, 2016 at 4:26 pm

Shumsky, Dayton, Ohio, has hired Darren Taulbee as chief financial officer. Taulbee brings more than 20 years of diverse accounting and management experience, and will work closely with ownership as a member of Shumsky’s executive team. He will be responsible for managing the company’s banking and insurance provider partners,…

Cleveland Indians Downgrade Chief Wahoo Logo
April 4, 2016 at 3:31 pm

Baseball fans are probably familiar with the Cleveland Indians' Chief Wahoo logo. However, according to Fox Sports, Indians owner Paul Dolan has confirmed that the team will no longer use the Chief Wahoo logo as its primary logo. "We have gone to the block 'C' as our…

Are Nike's New Soccer Jerseys Promoting Sexism?
April 4, 2016 at 3:21 pm

While it might seem innocent that Nike recently unveiled its latest National Women's Soccer League jerseys exclusively in women's sizes, Fansided is raising another possibility. Perhaps the implication in only offering women's sizes is that men don't care to support women's…

Last Chance to Vote! PM Video Battle: KTI Networks/KTI Promo Versus RushImprint
April 1, 2016 at 5:50 pm

Promo Marketing’s Video Battle pits two industry videos against each other for the chance at the ultimate bragging right: Being declared our readership’s absolute favorite. (Next up: Your shoelace is untied. Gotcha.) Last week, KTI Networks/KTI Promo won, and now will face RushImprint. The winner will be decided by a simple poll. The poll will close…

Kanye West Unveils Kanye Vest Uniform Company
April 1, 2016 at 4:35 pm

Is there anything Kanye West can't do? After a hugely successful merchandise launch following the release of his "The Life of Pablo" album, West is setting his business sights on the promotional apparel industry. It might seem like a bizarre venture for the artist, considering he's doing so well with consumer launches, like the Yeezy Boost…

American Apparel Adds Former Liz Claiborne CEO as Chairman
April 1, 2016 at 4:04 pm

After Los Angeles-based American Apparel's restructure plan was approved in court—albeit after contention from founder and former CEO Dov Charney—the company has moved out of bankruptcy and announced that it has appointed Paul R. Charron, former CEO of Liz Claiborne, as its chairman. According to the Los Angeles Times, Charron is joining American Apparel's seven-seat…

Cambridge, Mass., Bans Plastic Bags
March 31, 2016 at 5:55 pm

During the last year, we've reported on numerous cities and towns that are considering banning plastic bags. In June, Hawaii effectively banned plastic bags. In August, Chicago began rolling out its ban on single-use plastic bags. Two weeks ago, Wisconsin considered banning single-use plastic bags. Now, Cambridge, Mass., has…

Hub Pen Company Adds New Multi-line Representatives
March 31, 2016 at 5:37 pm

Hub Pen Company, Braintree, Mass., announced the addition of brothers Tim Rosica of Rosica Marketing and Pete Rosica of Rosica Promotions to its expanding list of multi-line representatives. They will represent the company in the mid-Atlantic states of Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and Washington, D.C. Tim Rosica has…