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IMAGEN Brands Partners With ShedRain Umbrellas
October 12, 2018 at 1:54 pm

IMAGEN Brands, parent company of Crown Products and Vitronic, announced it has entered into a partnership with ShedRain Umbrellas. As part of IMAGEN Brands' continuing expansion strategy, partnering with ShedRain will improve business growth while honoring the quality brand that customers have come to rely on with 24-hour lead-times. The move is not an acquisition.…

Marking the 55th Anniversary of the Iconic Beatles Logo
October 12, 2018 at 12:38 pm

We consider ourselves fairly open-minded people here at Promo Marketing, but if anyone—even our illustrious sales colleague Rob Margulies—expects for us to alter our choice for the best band ever, that person will have to walk down a long and winding road of disappointment. Our ears and hearts will forever find themselves fixated on The…

Totally Promotional Expands Into Newly Renovated Space
October 12, 2018 at 1:46 pm

Totally Promotional, Coldwater, Ohio, recently expanded its office space by 8,000 sq. ft. as the company continues to grow. The addition of the newly renovated area along Sycamore St. in Coldwater brings the total amount of office space to nearly 23,000 sq.…

This 'Destiny' T-shirt Will Cost You $777K (Unless You Earn It)
October 11, 2018 at 1:44 pm

You can't buy achievements in video games. You can, theoretically, buy a "Destiny 2" T-shirt that says you've achieved something, though. It'll just cost you almost a million bucks. But there is another, less expensive way: If players manage to unlock a certain weapon by Oct. 31, they'll receive a code that makes the shirt available for a much more reasonable $24.99...

Possible USPS 'Forever' Stamp Cost Increase Would Mark Agency’s Largest Bump
October 11, 2018 at 1:51 pm

Times being what they are, stamps do not receive enough press, much to the dismay of philatelists everywhere. However, come January, the affixers could become a sticky subject, as the board of governors for the United States Postal Service (USPS) yesterday sought permission from the Postal Regulatory Commission to up the cost of a First-Class…

Official Trump Football Jersey Wants You to 'Stand Up for America'
October 10, 2018 at 2:51 pm

The official Donald Trump merchandise store is selling a Trump football jersey with the number 45 and the message "Stand Up for America" on the front, and the name "Trump" across the back where a player's name would usually appear. It's an interesting bit of counterprogramming to Trump's stance on the NFL anthem protests...

A White Squirrel Is Causing a Serious Branded Merchandise Problem for Western Kentucky University
October 10, 2018 at 1:53 pm

The college football slate is intensifying, and collegiate hoops soon will commence, meaning that higher learning institutions across the country have many squirrelly matriculants who are hoping their teams will reward their rabid fandom. At Western Kentucky University, enrollees rely on the mascot Big Red to enhance their enjoyment, but they have also been calling…