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Showdown Displays Formally Integrates Creative Banner Displays
October 17, 2018 at 2:17 pm

Showdown Displays, Brooklyn Center, Minn., announced the formal integration of its sister company, Creative Banner Displays, which will become Showdown Displays effective Jan. 1, 2019. The two companies had been run by the same management company for the last six years, and have been offering the same product lines at the same prices, but directed…

Caps Fans Really Want Those Bud Light Shirts (And Other Promo Items)
October 17, 2018 at 1:58 pm

Remember those creative Bud Light shirts that played off of Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie chugging a beer through his jersey? Well, it turns out a lot of Caps fans want to emulate Oshie's off-ice antics, because the shirt is selling for big bucks online. Many of the shirts are listed on eBay at the…

American Airlines’ Logo Is Too Basic to Copyright, Apparently
October 17, 2018 at 1:48 pm

Already the owner of a registered trademark for its logo, American Airlines Inc. has been vying for copyright registration since 2016. Having met with rejection once each in 2016 and 2017, the world’s largest airline could not prove earlier this year that the third time is the charm, as the U.S. Copyright Office again grounded…

Promo Apparel Lessons From Adidas' High-Quality 'The Waterboy' Anniversary Collection
October 17, 2018 at 1:10 pm

We are big fans of throwback sports promotions, and this year is majorly fueling our obsession. Over the summer, the Anaheim Ducks unveiled their throwback "Mighty Ducks"-inspired jerseys, and we thought they were incredible. Now it looks like "The Waterboy" is getting the merchandise treatment, and we are in full support.

AIMastermind Group Announces Two AIM Power Meetings for 2019
October 17, 2018 at 11:45 am

AIMastermind Group, Collegeville, Pa., today announced it will partner with Promo Marketing for two AIM Power Meetings in 2019. Available exclusively to AIM distributor members, the events will take place in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., June 17-19, 2019, and in San Antonio, Oct. 14-16, 2019...

My 5 Favorite Promos of the Week: Gritty Tees, NSYNC Merch and More
October 24, 2018 at 1:51 pm

It's been another great week for promotional products, and I can't wait to share some of my favorites with you. I've been waiting for the right opportunity to publicly declare my love and adoration for the Philadelphia Flyers' new mascot Gritty, and I think this might just be my moment. Keep reading for my Gritty…

The Timberwolves Prince-Inspired Jerseys Are a Slam Dunk
October 24, 2018 at 1:24 pm

Now these leaked Timberwolves jerseys could be completely fake, but verifiable news sites are jumping on the bandwagon, so we think it's fair game. Between redditors and certain masters of Twitter, it seems there's a good possibility that we have an image of the Timberwolves Prince-inspired jerseys. And we think they contain just the right amount of Purple Rain. 

This Story About Kanye West and 'Blexit' Apparel Keeps Getting Weirder
October 31, 2018 at 1:05 pm

Kanye West is no stranger to apparel. Even a few years ago, he was making millions off his tour merchandise and apparel pop-ups. It looks like the hip hop mogul decided to divert his attention from his successful Yeezy sneaker launches to focus on political apparel.