PM News

PRINTING United Expo 2021 Registration Now Open
May 26, 2021 at 9:20 am

Registration has officially opened for the PRINTING United Expo 2021, taking place at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in Orlando, Fla., on October 6-8. The expo show floor features a lively Apparel Zone, where attendees can make their own show T-shirt, listen to live industry podcasts and more...

Ralph Lauren Launches Customization Platform for Made-to-Order Polo Shirts Featuring Personalized Text
May 19, 2021 at 1:18 pm

Ralph Lauren recently launched a new made-to-order polo shirt platform that allows buyers to customize shirts to their exact specifications. Users can choose from six base styles featuring color-blocking, collar striping and other features. From there, they can choose from 24 color combinations, then personalize with text and select from several Ralph Lauren logo options...

McDonald's Employees Worldwide Will Wear BTS-Branded T-shirts This Month
May 19, 2021 at 1:04 pm

BTS mania has even made it onto McDonald’s employee T-shirts, which will roll out in restaurants across the world later this month. The shirts feature Korean lettering for BTS and McDonald’s, and the word “crew” in English. They are part of a marketing effort to introduce a “BTS meal” similar to the ones Travis Scott and J. Balvin collaborated with McDonald's on...

NYPD Confiscates Rapper's SUV-Mounted T-shirt Cannon
May 19, 2021 at 12:44 pm

Look, the rapper Warchyld just wanted to drive around New York City in his branded Hummer SUV complete with gigantic T-shirt cannon on top. Is that such a crime? The NYPD thought so, and pulled Warchyld over last month as he drove through Midtown Manhattan...

This Reversible T-shirt Heats or Cools Depending On Which Side Is Facing Out
May 12, 2021 at 12:10 pm

A team of Chinese researchers just developed a new fabric they called Janus, demoing it in a T-shirt. One side of the shirt reflects the sun, keeping the wearer 11 degrees cooler than they’d be in a regular white shirt. Turn it inside out, and the other side traps solar radiation against your skin, keeping the wearer 14 degrees warmer than...

2021 State of the Industry Report: The Latest on Promotional Apparel
May 11, 2021 at 12:10 pm

As part of our 2021 State of the Industry report, we reached out to experts in five major product categories. Below is an excerpt from our conversation with Pat Noonan, chief product officer for SanMar, Issaquah, Wash., who gave us an inside look at the state of promotional apparel...