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10 Travel-ready Items
March 9, 2016 at 4:30 pm

The warm weather looks like it's here to stay, so what better time than to take a vacation? Here are 10 items that travelers, hotel patrons and adventurers will love...

Vernon Implements Online Learning System for Employees
March 9, 2016 at 4:25 pm

The Vernon Company, Newton, Iowa, has entered into an agreement with Lynda.com, Carpinteria, Calif., to offer its online educational system to all home office staff. Lynda.com is an online learning company that helps users acquire business, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Through The Vernon Company, members of its home office staff now have…

Superior Uniform Group Acquires Distributor BAMKO
March 9, 2016 at 4:20 pm

Seminole, Florida-based supplier Superior Uniform Group Inc. has acquired Los Angeles-based distributor BAMKO in a $15.8 million cash transaction. As part of the deal, Superior Uniform Group will issue $5.5 million in shares of its stock vested over five years and a potential future payment of…

Vietnam Tops U.S. Apparel Import Growth in January
March 9, 2016 at 3:56 pm

Data from the Department of Commerce's Office of Textiles and Apparel (OTEXA) showed that China is still the No. 1 importer of apparel to the U.S., but Vietnam recorded the most growth, with 17.2 percent, to 282 million square meter equivalents. According to Just-Style, imports rose 1.6 percent year-over-year to $6.63 billion. The volume of…

What's the Deal with Genderless Clothing?
March 9, 2016 at 3:52 pm

Last week, Zara launched the brand's new genderless clothing line. The collection, called "Ungendered," features 10 unisex pieces, like denim, shorts, sweatshirts, sweatpants and tanks. Launched under the TRF line, the online storefront features both male and female models wearing the same basic clothing pieces. Zara, however, is not the first brand to launch a genderless clothing line.…

Chicago Cubs Pitch Funny Promotional T-shirt
March 8, 2016 at 5:02 pm

According to ESPN, it was last year that Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon told baseball player Javier Baez "not to suck" when he was brought up from the minors to the Cubs. Now, the team is putting that "inspirational" notion on a T-shirt with the proceeds going to Maddon's Respect 90 foundation. The T-shirt debuted…

What Millennials Want at Brand Events
March 8, 2016 at 4:38 pm

Many brands are making efforts to appeal to millennials. According to Forbes, this enigmatic generation makes up one-third of the U.S. workforce—53.5 million employees. So, naturally, many brands are trying to reach this young generation through advertising and products. According to Adweek, Splash, a creator of marketing software, used data to show what branded items…

CPSC Approves Adult Apparel Enforcement Discretion to Reduce Paperwork
March 8, 2016 at 4:10 pm

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced that it will not pursue compliance or enforcement actions against manufacturers, importers or private labelers of certain adult apparel that is determined exempt from testing under CPSC's flammability standard for not having a general conformity certificate. According to a press release, the CPSC approved the new policy on…

Proforma Concludes First Ever Planning Retreats
March 8, 2016 at 3:57 pm

Proforma, Cleveland, recently concluded its Planning Retreats, formerly known as Proforma’s Regional Meetings. This seven-city event provided Proforma owners with the opportunity to connect with suppliers, learn innovative selling techniques for 2016 and network with industry experts. Proforma’s annual meetings featured a new format to facilitate more group sharing and collaboration, and to include motivational…