Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast on Friday evening, bringing with it winds and flooding across the most populated corridor in the United States. Estimates of the damage are still coming in as millions in the U.S. have been left without power. As of noon Tuesday, at least 21 are reported dead in the U.S., bringing the total death toll to 67.
This week, Promo Marketing is looking at the stories that helped define 2011. Today's issue focuses on politics and what part they played for promotional products professionals this year.
Pull down those sleeves and get ready to ride out another winter. Whether on the East Coast, West Coast or somewhere in between, end-users will truly appreciate any promotion that snags them these quality long-sleeve T-shirts.
Pro Towels Etc., Pittsburgh, announced the acquisition of Camarillo, California-based Superior Towel & Decorating. Financial terms were not disclosed. The move was designed to strengthen Pro Towels’ position as the industry leader in the towel category with both East Coast and West Coast decorating facilities, warehousing and shipping.
With Hurricane Earl churning its way up the East Coast of the U.S., we thought it was a good time to take a look at what is new, notable and nifty in the world of rain gear. While there probably isn't time to do any Earl-related promotions (no matter the turn-around time), it's always good to be aware of just what is out there.
IT IS AUGUST and the East Coast has been sweating it out in a massive 90-degree-plus heat wave since June, so it's highly unlikely that the cruel, grueling sub-zero temperatures of winter are at the forefront of anyone's mind.
PROMOTIONS EAST 2010, hosted by Specialty Advertising Association of Greater New York (SAAGNY) and its five regional partners, opened with approximately 2,500 distributors by midday. The first day of the trade show, held in Atlantic City, New Jersey, already saw more than half of last year's two-day total.
BusinessWire - COAST Apparel, a boutique clothing company founded in 2008, announced today it has launched a nationwide effort to raise money for communities impacted by the BP oil spill. COAST Apparel has designed a Save the Gulf! t-shirt and is donating 100% of their proceeds ($5 per t-shirt) to the non-profit organizations Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana and the Gulf Restoration Network (GRN).
Winston-Salem, North Carolina-based Hanesbrands announced today that it is donating 50,000 pairs of Hanes, L’eggs and Just My Size pantyhose to be used by nonprofit and grassroots volunteer groups that are making oil-absorbing hair booms to fight the Gulf Coast oil spill.