Adams Fashion Headwear

2014 Style: Looking Forward
December 13, 2013

Planning for the New Year is important. Sometimes that planning requires reflecting. With that in mind, here are eight apparel-selling tips we received in 2013 to take you into the New Year.

Bag to the Future
September 13, 2013

The word "briefcase" literally means a case for briefs, i.e., paper files. But now they need to hold laptops, smartphones, MP3 players, headphones, e-readers and any other electronics you can imagine.

Westerly T-shirt Maker Warned Against Marketing Taylor Swift Apparel
June 26, 2013

T-shirt printer J. Mack Studios had some light-hearted fun at the expense of Taylor Swift.

Owner Kevin Adams created what he called his “OMG” shirts. The T-shirts have “omg!!!” (text language for Oh My God) and “watch hill!?!?” printed over a stylized photo of Swift, who bought a home in Watch Hill in April. But are the T-shirts a trademark violation?

My Best Promotion
December 1, 2012

This month's My Best Promotion looks at how providing a service instead of just a product can be the difference that helps land the sale.

The Great Outdoors
April 8, 2009

If you love someone, set them free.”
This, the worst relationship cliché of all time, is routinely followed up by the brilliant logic, “If they don’t come back, they were never yours; but if they do, you own them for life,” blah, blah. Terrible. However, despite its existence on many a tween’s Facebook page, when taken out of the context of a tumultuous love affair, it’s strangely relevant in the realm of promotional products.

S & S Activewear Turns 20 in 2008
December 4, 2007

Founded in 1988, S & S Activewear of Bolingbrook, Illinois is poised to complete 20 years of business in early 2008. The company plans to celebrate at its annual open house on April 25, 2008, and with a series of special promotions throughout the year. In addition, it is the 10th anniversary for S &S Activewear’s Open House event. From its early days of supplying the local market with core basics, the company has grown to be a leading national distributor with more than 1,400 styles from 58 brands in its 2008 product collection. S & S Activewear’s co-owner Jeff Adams

Whispering Pines Sportswear Acquires Adams Headwear
November 30, 2007

Whispering Pines Sportswear of Monroe, N.C. is the new owner of Adams Headwear. Adams Headwear, formerly based in Niceville, Fla, covers everything from classic ball caps to the latest in sun-blocking technology and extreme headgear. Adams also features water- and stain-repelling finishes, patented Cool-Crown mesh linings and a snap-off ball marker that can be customized with a company’s logo. All Adams’ products are now stocked and shipped directly from Whispering Pines’ warehouse locations in Pageland, S.C. and Salt Lake City. Adams Headwear products also are available through the Whispering Pines drop-ship program allowing distributors to eliminate stocking and shipping. About Whispering Pines Sportswear

Dallas to Host Proforma’s Annual Convention/Family Reunion
June 12, 2007

Cleveland-based Proforma will hold its 19th Annual Convention and Family Reunion in Dallas from July 29 to Aug. 1, at the Adams Mark Hotel. The four-day event will bring together representatives from the company’s 600 franchise offices throughout North America, as well as its extensive vendor network, motivational and industry speakers, and Proforma’s Worldwide Support Center staff. The convention will offer educational seminars and sessions, networking opportunities and presentations. Attendees can choose from more than 40 educational and informational seminars that offer advanced training, tools and business strategies. James Mapes will deliver the keynote address titled, “Quantum Thinking: Going Beyond Your Limits”. Guest speaker