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Rymax Adds 12 Brands to Portfolio of Premium Rewards
April 16, 2019 at 10:23 am

Rymax, Pine Brook, N.J., announced the addition of 12 new brands to its premium collection of rewards. Following an earlier announcement of its new look and tagline, the addition of these brands highlights Rymax’s continued focus on its rewards collection. Rymax’s most recent collaborations include the following products and brands: L’Occitane’s exquisite French beauty products…

Custom Mints: A Versatile Marketing Tool
January 30, 2018 at 12:48 pm

Trade Show Giveaway Custom mints are great to use for trade show table decorations and giveaway items. Trade shows are a big investment—what better way to improve trade show ROI than with custom, branded mints? Custom mints are a memorable, low-cost treat that can be sprinkled all around a trade show booth or handed out…

Patagonia Is Suing AB InBev Over Beer Packaging, Branded Merchandise With Similar Name, Logo
April 15, 2019 at 1:37 pm

Two weeks ago, AB InBev made headlines with the launch of a new merchandise venture. Now, it's back in the news over branded merchandise, but not in a good way. This time, it's over a trademark infringement dustup with Patagonia, the outdoor apparel brand, who is charging the beverage giant with issuing a brew and affiliated branded merchandise that creates confusion with its own name and logo...

New York Times Partners With Everlane for Earth Day Apparel
April 15, 2019 at 2:34 pm

For traditional print media outlets, creating merchandise has become a popular means of marketing themselves and earning some extra cash in uncertain times. It's not just limited to smaller alternative publications. Legacy brands like the New York Times have been right alongside newer, nontraditional media outlets like Buzzfeed and Vice when it comes to creating…

How to Stand Out in the Promotional Golf Product Game
April 15, 2019 at 1:36 pm

When we’re trying to impress someone in conversation, we often list “The Legend of Bagger Vance” as our favorite film of all time. But, candidly, we’d have to give that accolade to “Happy Gilmore.” The point is that either way, golf’s influence over our lives cannot be denied, and we can see why. It’s a…

HUB Pen Company Hires Customer Service Rep Gashia Hollingsworth
April 15, 2019 at 2:18 pm

HUB Promotional Group’s HUB Pen Company, Braintree, Mass., announced the addition of Gashia Hollingsworth to its award-winning customer service team. She will be working with customers in California and Nevada, as well as supporting others on her team. Hollingsworth came to HUB in November 2018 with more than 12 years…

Why This Sustainable-Apparel Subscription Service Has a Long Waiting List
April 12, 2019 at 2:16 pm

The last few years have been all about subscription services. We sign up for services that deliver shaving equipment, cleaning supplies and pet toys on a regular basis. They're great because we don't have to do anything but check the mail, but the problem is they do accumulate a bit of waste. That's why Kristy…

Marine Corps May Add Umbrellas, Earrings to Uniforms
April 12, 2019 at 1:08 pm

The U.S. Marine Corps uniform board is considering changes to the marine uniform, including the addition of (optional) umbrellas for male Marines and silver earrings in dress uniform for female Marines. According to Marine Times, female Marines were always permitted to carry or use small black umbrellas while in dress or service uniforms, and male…

Best Practices for Craft Beer Labeling
April 8, 2019 at 2:50 pm

Influence Quality Perceptions With the Right Blend of Handmade and Professional-Grade You’ve spent years working on your brews, plus countless hours of thought—maybe you’ve stopped counting the dollars, too. Now it’s time to take your dream to market, and you’re thinking about packaging. You may even have a label design in mind, or in hand. But don’t pull that tab…

HALO Branded Solutions Hires Dustin Wicks as Sales System Product Manager
April 12, 2019 at 12:34 pm

HALO Branded Solutions, Sterling, Ill., announced the addition of industry veteran Dustin Wicks to the company's management team as system product manager. Wicks, who previously worked at The Vernon Company, will be responsible for driving the field sales transition for HALO's new order management platform. Wicks will report to Dawn Olds, HALO's senior vice president…