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Consumers in Japan Can’t Get Enough L.L. Bean Tote Bags
December 9, 2015 at 4:30 pm

For a retail business, huge demand during the holidays isn’t bad news. But for L.L. Bean, overwhelming demand in the U.S. for its signature Bean Boots is being compounded by a huge surge in demand for its signature Boat and Tote bags from Japan. The company is expecting orders for a little more than 600,000…

Keurig Selling Itself for Nearly $14B
December 9, 2015 at 3:54 pm

Keurig, the single-cup coffee machine maker, said it has agreed to be sold to private equity firm JAB Holding Co. for almost $14 billion. JAB Holding Co. is offering $92 for each share of Keurig, a 78 percent premium from the stock’s closing price of $51.70 on Dec. 4. Keurig’s stock is down nearly 61 percent…

Lord & Taylor Publish Misprinted Hanukkah Ad
December 9, 2015 at 3:43 pm

With Hanukkah upon us, retailer Lord & Taylor has chosen to commemorate the holiday in rather confounding fashion. In last Sunday’s The New York Times, the nation’s oldest luxury department store ran a print ad that said, “Happy Hanukkah. Wishing you a year of light and love,” with the words “Happy Hanukkah” written above in…

Campaign Merchandise for the Holiday Season
December 8, 2015 at 6:21 pm

With the holiday season underway, presidential candidates have been adding holiday-themed promotional merchandise to their Web stores. From sweaters fit for an "ugly sweater party" to decorations to hang on the tree, candidates from both ends of the political spectrum are getting in…

Halls & Company Hires Four Multi-line Sales Representatives
December 8, 2015 at 5:56 pm

Halls & Company, the Brooklyn Park, Minnesota-based manufacturer of ID Line, announced the hire of four new multi-line representatives: Joe Eberz of Joe Eberz & Associates to cover the North Central U.S., Tony Tuso of Tuso Marketing for the Southwest U.S., Joe Keely of Select Lines Marketing for the South Central U.S. and Scott Hareid…

Stouse Inc. Announces Recapitalization
December 8, 2015 at 4:38 pm

Stouse Inc., New Century, Kan., announced that Goldner Hawn Johnson & Morrison Inc. (GHJ&M) has partnered with management and previous ownership to recapitalize the company and support its continued growth trajectory. This will enable additional investment in the company's production capacity and will position Stouse Inc. as a platform to support an expanding relationship with its…

3M Promotional Markets Hires The MLR Alliance
December 8, 2015 at 4:32 pm

3M Promotional Markets, North Mankato, Minn., announced that it has hired The MLR Alliance to represent the company in its Southern region. The MLR Alliance is made up of Tony Tuso of Tuso Marketing, Tony Pinto of Pinto Marketing, and Bill Reisack and Julie Macdonald-Ward of Reisack Marketing. The MLR Alliance will represent 3M Promotional…

International E-Z UP Inc. Honored at 2015 SGIA Expo
December 8, 2015 at 4:21 pm

International E-Z UP Inc., Norco, Calif., was honored for the third year in a row at the 2015 Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) expo in Atlanta, with Gold and Silver Award wins across multiple categories. International E-Z UP Inc. was recognized in the association's Golden Image Competition with the Gold Award in the retail, POP…

Malaysian Textile Firms to Benefit from TPP
December 8, 2015 at 3:42 pm

The yarn-forward rule of origin under the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), which requires TPP countries to use yarn produced from a TPP country in textiles to qualify for duty-free access, is expected to increase the export competitiveness of Malaysia's textile industry. Higher demand for yarn produced in TPP countries also is expected to spur textile…

Toronto Transit Commission Hopes to Raise Funds Through Merchandise
December 7, 2015 at 6:38 pm

Whether it's for a tourist looking to commemorate his or her trip or a Toronto native showing city pride, Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) memorabilia, including T-shirts, prints, pillows and more, is easy to find. However, the TTC doesn't make any money from…