Charles River Apparel

Charles River Apparel shows a softer side
January 5, 2007

One of the Promotional Marketing editors found Charles River Apparel’s new Apex Soft Shell Jacket at a trade show last fall and hasn’t stopped raving about it. In this video Kate Weir, strategic accounts manager, explains just what makes this jacket so fantastic.

Charles River Apparel Appoints COO
December 27, 2006

Michael Kelly has joined Medford, Massechutets-based Charles River Apparel as the company’s new Chief Operations Officer, and brings with him more than 20 years of experience in business operations, information systems management and managerial sciences. Previously, Kelly was president and COO for a home fashions manufacturer and the senior vice president of manufacturing and business systems for a home fashions manufacturer and importer. Of his new role, Kelly said, “The biggest challenge was to determine which of the service opportunities for efficiency and improvement to tackle first. We can continue to improve our excellent reputation for service by implementing some of the current technologies

Ecorite Brings Organic Cotton to Industry, Donates to WWF
December 16, 2006

With a longstanding tradition of an eco-friendly product line, Toronto-based Ecorite will introduce a line of 100 percent organic cotton tote bags in three styles: the Eco-Tote, the Eco-Shopper and the Eco-Sac. The line will debut at the PPAI Expo in Las Vegas, Jan., 4-6, booth #6652. When asked about the new line, Brij Kapur, president and CEO, commented, “Organics have been in the works for a few years now and we have been actively seeking organic sources that are cost effective. Now that organics are becoming more popular, we have been able to put together some styles that represent the values of ecological