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'French Dispatch' Pop-Up Cafes Use Print, Promo for Immersive Experience
October 27, 2021 at 2:11 pm

Wes Anderson's latest flick, “The French Dispatch,” is finally coming out after some COVID-related delays, and fans can go to Dayglow coffee shop locations in Los Angeles and Chicago for “French Dispatch” pop-up events. When they get there, fans can grab a “French Dispatch” print magazine, drink from special coffee mugs, take home various branded merchandise and more...

Storm Creek Announces Certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise
October 27, 2021 at 1:24 pm

Storm Creek announced its national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). The WBENC is the nation’s largest third-party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women. The certification is a meticulous process including an in-depth review of the business and site inspection...

Taco Bell Promotes Breakfast Menu Launch With Branded Sleepwear Line
October 27, 2021 at 9:14 am

Taco Bell wanted to get people excited about its breakfast menu, so it gave out free breakfast burritos and released a collection of branded sleepwear. The line includes men and women’s pajama sets, taco slippers, a burrito blanket, a bath robe, an eye mask and a plush blanket modeled after a Taco Bell sauce packet...

Vantage Apparel Adds Josh Appelbaum as Vice President, Digital Transformation
October 27, 2021 at 9:22 am

Vantage Apparel announced the addition of Josh Appelbaum as vice president, digital transformation, and a member of the company’s senior leadership team. Appelbaum will be responsible for working cross-functionally to bring strategic insight and operations expertise in branded apparel, on-demand decoration and e-commerce services...

Peloton Teams Up With Beyonce, Adidas for Apparel Capsule
October 27, 2021 at 10:17 am

Before Peloton went full-on apparel brand earlier this year, the fitness company tested the waters via a partnership with Adidas. Now, Peloton is again drawing on Adidas and one other partner—none other than Beyoncé—as it takes another step toward increasing its branded apparel presence...

Why Is It So Hard to Find Chicago Sky WNBA Championship Gear?
October 26, 2021 at 1:15 pm

The Chicago Sky just won the WNBA championship, but you might not know that if you get your sports cues from merchandise. Unlike when other hometown teams have won their leagues' biggest trophies, Chicago retailers are saying that there’s a shortage of Sky championship gear...

Cameo Buys Celebrity Merchandise Platform Represent, Plans 'Gift Bundles'
October 26, 2021 at 11:25 am

Cameo, the content platform that lets you pay celebrities to say happy birthday to your friend, is venturing into the branded merchandise world by acquiring Represent. Cameo purchased Represent from former owner Custom Ink, which will continue to play a part in production, fulfillment and logistics for Represent as it merges with Cameo...