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The 3 Coolest Features in Nike's New SpongeBob SquarePants Branded Shoes
August 7, 2019 at 3:14 pm

Branded shoe collaborations have been popping up everywhere, and we’re really not mad about it. So far, each one has had its share of cool design elements behind it. Today, we’re covering the Kyrie Irving and SpongeBob SquarePants collection from Nike, and there are some fun features and other reasons that these branded shoes will be flying off the shelves on August 10...

Rush Limbaugh Says He Sold $3M of Betsy Ross Flag T-shirts After Nike Controversy
July 31, 2019 at 12:52 pm

The American flag has been a top headliner lately, and Rush Limbaugh's recent Betsy Ross Flag T-shirt is putting Old Glory back in the news cycle this week. As you recall, we delved deep into the U.S. flag merchandise debate when Nike pulled its 4th of July Betsy Ross Flag sneaker after Colin Kaepernick voiced…

These 8 Apparel Trends Will Be Huge in Fall 2019
July 31, 2019 at 12:07 pm

It might still be summer, but our eyes are on the prize: fall fashion. We've been scouring runway looks and streetwear outfits to uncover what's trending for fall 2019 apparel—because, as you know, promotional trends are following retail trends more closely than ever. Here are the fall apparel trends to keep on your promotional apparel…

Delta's New Sign Language Name Tags Are an Awesome (and Easy) Idea for Uniforms
July 31, 2019 at 1:04 pm

There's been a lot of negative news concerning airline uniforms lately, so we're excited to cover something positive here for a change. Delta Air Lines has announced that new flight crew uniforms will indicate what languages the crew members speak, as well as whether or not they know sign language. Ed Bastian, Delta's CEO, made…

My 5 Favorite Promotions of the Week: Pixies Skateboards, Strand Sweatshirts and More
July 31, 2019 at 1:18 pm

My dad's birthday is this week, and I've been scouring the internet trying to figure out what on earth to get for the man who just wants socks. So, I've spent a lot of time on the internet getting distracted by other products—mainly awesome promotional merchandise that I just want to buy for myself. Without…

Forever 21 Upsets Journalists with 'Fake News' Biker Shorts
July 24, 2019 at 11:51 am

Forever 21 can't seem to keep its name out of the headlines lately, and this recent "Fake News" product drop is alienating any journalists who might have frequented the store. Here's the deal: Forever 21 unveiled its "Fake News Graphic Biker Shorts" online, which featured the phrase "Fake News" branded all over the cotton/spandex shorts.

Here's Why NASA's Logo is The Hottest Fashon Item
July 24, 2019 at 1:24 pm

A few weeks ago, we briefly discussed the resurgence of the NASA logo in our article on Apollo 11 anniversary apparel. While Apollo 11 anniversary merchandise is currently a huge seller for retailers, it turns out NASA might be winning the apparel space race.

How to Sell Blazer Programs to Uniform-Free Schools
July 17, 2019 at 10:08 am

Here in the U.S., some of our educational institutions have embraced the crested blazer as part of their uniform, while others have not. A hungry promo products distributor can find a lucrative sales opportunity in their non-uniformed school accounts. But how do you up-sell a blazer program to a principal who is only in the market for branded pens or notebooks?...

According to Adidas, These 4 Apparel Colors are Major Trends
July 24, 2019 at 12:47 pm

We might finally be able to say Millennial Pink's moment is over. Adidas doubled down on its adicolor collection by teaming up with four Canadian artists to design rooms around the four colors in the collection. And while the rooms are awesome, what actually has our attention are the colors themselves.