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Adidas Struggling to Sell Golf Brands
March 1, 2017 at 11:39 am

A recent report from the New York Post revealed that Adidas is having trouble selling its TaylorMade golf equipment brand. Adidas bet big on Tiger Woods' endorsement, but sales have dwindled since the golf pro canceled his supposed comeback due to back issues. "That momentum they so…

The North Face, Timberland and More Take Green Initiatives
March 1, 2017 at 11:27 am

VF Corporation, the umbrella company of Vans, The North Face, Timberland, Wrangler and Lee, has announced a new sustainable materials policy, according to Mens Journal. The Forest-Derived Materials Policy enacts formal guidelines for sourcing product from sustainable forest materials. “Deforestation and forest degradation continues to be a…

Target Wins Big With Feminist T-shirt (For Boys)
March 1, 2017 at 11:06 am

More and more retailers are demonstrating their support for women by releasing feminist apparel. Target is the latest company to add a women-centric design to its apparel offerings, and parents everywhere are loving it. According to The Huffington Post, Target's Cat & Jack kids apparel line is churning up positive reactions among its shoppers thanks to…

The Oscar Error: A Lesson for All of Us
March 6, 2017 at 2:39 pm

Whether you watched the Oscars or not, by now everyone has heard about the big mistake. The last and most important Oscar for best picture was awarded in error to the wrong film. By the time the error was caught and corrected, two producers of the non-winning film had already given their acceptance speeches, and…

ERP Systems and the Promotional Products Industry
March 7, 2017 at 2:51 pm

Let’s start with a verifiable fact. Everyone hates their ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system. Yes, a few of you will say your ERP is great, wonderful, etc. However, you are wrong, or at least using "alternative facts." I hate my ERP system, and yet I realize that my ERP is actually great. I just want…

Is Muslim Fashion the Next Major Apparel Trend?
March 8, 2017 at 11:27 am

This past year, the fashion world actively has taken political stands. Women's rights were at the forefront of New York Fashion Week, and now, more retailers are promoting diversity with previously untouched Muslim apparel items. According to CBS News, Muslim fashion is gaining traction in the retail world. Earlier this month, Uniqlo introduced its fourth…

Forever 21 In Trouble Over Stealing Designs
March 8, 2017 at 11:25 am

It's starting to feel like a real life "Groundhog Day," because we know we've heard this one before. A clothing brand is accusing Forever 21 of stealing its activewear styles, and we can't say we're surprised. Previously, the retailer came under fire for stealing this design, this design, and the list goes on and on. However, that…

These New Men's Tees Are in Demand For Spring
March 8, 2017 at 10:43 am

While the boxy tee has been a mainstay in the women's fashion world, it's moving into men's clothing, too. According to GQ, the classic plain white tee is getting a major update thanks to a shorter, boxy fit. Now, GQ is not suggesting men everywhere embrace the ubiquitous crop top trend. Instead, it's basically the…

Nike Launches First Plus-Size Collection
March 8, 2017 at 9:55 am

It seems like shoppers spoke, and Nike finally listened. In an effort to include more body types in its range of sizes, the athletic apparel company launched an extended size range. According to Today, Nike now will offer sizes XL to 3XL. And, it looks like the…

The 11 Best International Women's Day Products
March 9, 2017 at 11:59 am

After numerous inspiring, eye-catching promotions came out of the Women's March, we knew the International Women's Day merchandise had a lot to live up to. But, we think it's safe to say that the promotions were even better than we expected, and we wanted to share our favorites with you. Keep reading for the 11 best…