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Tread Carefully With Olympics-Themed Promos
June 15, 2021 at 12:09 pm

Using phrases like “Olympic,” “Olympiad,” “Paralympic,” “Pan-American,” or just about anything related to the U.S. presence at the Olympics creates a risk of infringing on the Olympics' intellectual property. There are some obvious ones, but some are less obvious. For example...

Xbox Will Release Console-Shaped Mini Fridges After Twitter Victory
June 14, 2021 at 12:24 pm

Microsoft will begin selling branded mini fridges that look like its Xbox Series X. This is all happening because the company won a Twitter contest that ranked branded Twitter accounts. Xbox’s general manager of marketing tweeted in April that if fans boosted Xbox over Skittles, they would start producing the mini fridges...

Promotional Drinkware: What’s New, What’s Exciting and What’s Selling
June 14, 2021 at 12:41 pm

Drinkware is one of the most diverse categories in promo, with a huge variety of products and applications. We asked a trio of promotional drinkware pros about additional trends to look out for, popular decoration techniques and much more. Here, they shared their expertise...

Top 20 Distributor Boundless Network Acquired by Private Equity Firm
June 9, 2021 at 2:47 pm

An affiliate of Point Rider Capital and Treaty Oak Equity announced yesterday that it has completed an acquisition of Boundless Network Inc. Boundless ranked No. 17 on Promo Marketing's 2020 Top Distributors list with $98 million in promotional products sales for 2019...

'Greasy' BTS-Branded McDonald's Bags Are Actually Selling on eBay
June 8, 2021 at 11:38 am

If you have ever bought anything from a resale site, you've probably seen the way the item’s condition is listed—"mint," “excellent,” “good,” etc. But if you’re shopping on eBay for BTS-branded McDonald's items, you might run across a “greasy” product or two—and some are even selling...