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Miller Lite Is Selling One-Sleeved 'Vax Time Tees' to Benefit Restaurant Workers
April 16, 2021 at 11:38 am

As more Americans get vaccinated, Miller Lite is getting optimistic with its “Almost Miller Time” one-sleeve Vax Time Tee—the perfect item for people to wear when they get their jab. The T-shirt is available for $10 online and comes in left- or right-sleeved versions. Proceeds will benefit restaurant workers...

HPG Launches New Exclusive Partnerships With Nomatic and Pladra
April 16, 2021 at 9:41 am

HPG, Braintree, Mass., announced two new exclusive partnerships with consumer brands Nomatic and Pladra. HPG will be the first to offer promo-industry access to the two award-winning retail brands under the HPG Exclusive line launched in February 2021. Nomatic and Pladra styles will be available at...

Switzerland Creates World's Smallest Commemorative Coin (With Built-In Magnifying Glass Packaging)
April 15, 2021 at 11:19 am

Big news in the commemorative coin world: Switzerland just created the world’s smallest coin. Measuring 2.96 mm (0.1”) in diameter and featuring Swiss citizen Albert Einstein’s famous tongue-out pose, the quarter-franc is so tiny that some of its features can’t be seen with the naked eye. Through some packaging genius, Swissmint fixed that issue, though.…

Otter Products Continues Day of Giving During Pandemic
April 15, 2021 at 10:58 am

In the midst of a global pandemic, one thing remains constant: Otter Products, Fort Collins, Colo., will close its doors in all global locations for a day of volunteering—safely in-person and virtually. In partnership with the OtterCares Foundation, closed2open pauses all Otter Products operations around the world for one day to allow employees to make…

Are You Ready for the Boom?
April 14, 2021 at 1:48 pm

Consider this small window of opportunity—now—the biggest moment of your future. The Financial Times called it a “once-in-a-century” boom. Nobel-winning economist Paul Krugman calls this imminent moment coming out of COVID a big bounce followed by a long boom. Many are predicting a second roaring twenties. But it won’t boom for all. Why?...

New Era Tries Something Different for NFL Draft Hats (to Mixed Reviews From Fans)
April 14, 2021 at 12:20 pm

Last year, the NFL sent each first-round draft prospect a full set of 32 New Era caps so they could keep tradition alive from home. This year, players will be back at the event in person, but there will still be a new look when it comes to the hats. For the first time, the hats will be trucker style, with a fitted mesh back...

Nike's Lil Nas X 'Satan Shoes' Lawsuit: Explaining the Branded Shoe Drama
April 14, 2021 at 11:57 am

To commemorate the release of Lil Nas X's "Montero" single, the art and design collective MSCHF released a Satanic-themed Nike sneaker. The problem was that Nike actually had nothing to do with it, and sued MSCHF for giving off the impression that it was a collaborative effort...