Pedre Promotional Products

River's End Trading Company Finalizes Association with PremiumWear Inc.
January 21, 2010

River's End Trading Company, Hopkins, Minn., announced the association between it and PremiumWear Inc., Minnetonka, Minn., has now been finalized. River’s End Trading Company has acquired the rights to Page & Tuttle and the license for the Forsyth brand for the promotional products and golf industry in the U.S.

Rivers End Trading Company to Add Page & Tuttle and Forsyth
December 16, 2009

On Friday December 11, 2009 River’s End Trading Company, Hopkins Minn., signed a letter of intent to acquire the rights to Page & Tuttle and license the Forsyth brand for the promotional products and golf industry in the United States.

River's End Trading Company Introduces Eco-Friendly Bag Line
July 30, 2009

Hopkins, Minnesota-based River’s End Trading Company introduced a new line of eco-friendly bags by eeBags. All eeBag products are manufactured in factories certified by the independent nonprofit, the Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production (W.R.A.P.). The entire collection reflects a conscious concern and commitment to protect our environment.

River's End Trading Company Strengthens National Sales Effort
July 16, 2009

River’s End Trading, a Hopkins, Minnesota-based wholesale apparel distributor of Columbia Sportswear, has added 18 new independent territory sales executives to cover all 50 states. All of River’s End Trading Company's 30 field sales executives have been sampled with the complete Columbia Sportswear line carried by the apparel wholesaler in an effort to increase its commitment to the Columbia Sportswear brand and to ensure promotional products distributors and imprinted sportswear decorators are properly serviced for all of their Columbia Sportswear needs.

River's End Trading Company Welcomes Mike Jamieson
June 23, 2009

Minneapolis-based River's End Trading Company announced Mike Jamieson has joined the company as the new regional sales representative for Iowa, South Dakota and Nebraska. Jamieson is a veteran to the promotional products industry,

The Pedre Company Acquires Webster Watch
November 3, 2008

The Pedre Company, parent of industry supplier Pedre Promotional Products, announced the acquisition of the Webster Watch Company. The acquisition of the New York-based Webster’s assets includes brand names and trademarks, as well as its Avalon Watch division. “We are pleased to announce the acquisition of Webster following the completion of recent negotiations,” stated R. Peter Gunshor, The Pedre Company CEO. “Webster’s almost 60 years of operation as a manufacturer/wholesaler of timepiece products, complements our own rich 65-year history. The six members of our combined senior management team have more than 180 years of timepiece industry experience,” he added. Anthony Farello, president of Pedre

Bodek and Rhodes Adds Six New Lines
October 7, 2008

Philadelphia-based Bodek and Rhodes, one of the leading wholesalers of imprintable activewear, recently announced the addition of six new brands of apparel and accessories to its 2009 lineup. With the early release of their annual catalog in November, Bodek and Rhodes will now offer a total of 36 brands. “It’s all about giving our customers and their clients the choices and variety they deserve,” said Mike Rhodes, president. “We’re ... making sure we’ve got the hot names people are looking for like Adidas Golf, which is new for us this year. We’re also making sure we’ve got a variety of styles and accessories to

Living in the Lap of Luxury
January 1, 2008

TIME HAS COME to answer the question, which, truthfully, has long been decided by some of the leading fashion houses: What’s in for spring? This year’s answer is not color, nor is it cut. Don’t be surprised that length is not it, either. This spring, fabrics are where it’s at. “The newest thing in business casual apparel is a gradual swing toward upscale fabrics,” noted Lee Strom, senior marketing manager at Seattle, Wash.-based SanMar. But, it’s not just any kind of fabric that’s in. “Luxury fabrics, like silk, are becoming more obtainable and are available at approachable price points,” explained Strom. Strom couldn’t be