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Let's Review Every Single Piece of McDelivery Day McDonald's Swag
July 20, 2018 at 11:12 am

We've seen fast food brands going all-in on promotional products the last few years, but few have gone quite as big as McDonald's did for McDelivery Day. The event, held yesterday, saw the burger giant dispatch tons of branded merchandise via UberEats delivery—a high-profile, promo-centric campaign that, at least going by social media reactions, was…

Beacon Promotions Celebrates 15th Anniversary
July 20, 2018 at 1:37 pm

Beacon Promotions, New Ulm, Minn., celebrated its 15th anniversary this past week with many fun events. The company played some games, had some special treats and lunches catered in, employees were in drawings to win some corporate gift prizes, and more. Some of the company's retirees also returned to visit, and Beacon recognized the 15…

Promotional Restaurant T-shirts Get Some Love In Canada’s Largest Newspaper
July 19, 2018 at 1:36 pm

While America has many amazing restaurants, including this best-of roundup from OpenTable that is quite kind to Promo Marketing’s Philadelphia base, we are not above commending our neighbor to the north for its excellent eateries. Canada abounds in terrific spots to fulfill its citizens’ and visitors’ caloric needs, and while the establishments’ fare serves as…

Don't Get Fleeced: Selling Promotional Fleece and Fall Apparel
July 19, 2018 at 1:52 pm

While many people love summer for the reason that it allows them to wear light, freeing apparel such as T-shirts, tank tops and swimsuits, it’s no secret that the best season for style is fall. Seriously, what’s better than putting on a comfy fleece and a pair of sweatpants to go for a nice walk…

QCA Authorizes UL as Accreditation Program Audit Provider
July 18, 2018 at 2:37 pm

The Quality Certification Alliance (QCA), Chicago, announced the qualification of UL as an authorized audit provider for their Accreditation Program. With this achievement, UL joins Bureau Veritas to become only the second authorized audit provider. Also, to better serve QCA’s clients, both providers will now offer accredited suppliers the opportunity to schedule and complete future…

New Costco Promotional Products Business Launches Via Harland Clarke
July 18, 2018 at 2:34 pm

Just as the gigantic supermarkets have put a strain on smaller mom-and-pop grocery stores, those retail megaliths like Walmart and Costco are now competing with promotional products distributors by offering customizable products directly to consumers. Walmart has been in the game for a little while now, but Costco has quietly started selling products in the…

Bleacher Report's New E-commerce Collection Is a Masterclass in Branded Merchandise
July 18, 2018 at 12:27 pm

In the weekend before the 2018 FIFA World Cup Final, Bleacher Report launched a capsule collection of soccer jerseys—Hip Hop x World Cup—designed in collaboration with rappers including Black Thought, Vince Staples, 21 Savage, Vic Mensa and Smokepurpp. The jerseys, which were created to reference the local roots of each artist, were priced at $80 a piece, and sold out in a mere three days...