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We've written in this space before about the unique challenges faced by a product when a celebrity endorser goes off the rails. Now, as Jessica Alba's Earth-friendly Honest Company is just about to launch in Target stores, there are new reports that some products imported by the company from China have been previously blocked by the FDA as unsafe.
When I worked in the corporate world, I worked for a Fortune Global 500 company. When it came to sourcing brand merchandise, protecting the corporate image by mitigating damage from an unsafe promotional product was the only way to do business. At the time, at least in my mind, safety was pretty much a black or white issue. It was either safe, or it wasn't. Since then, I've come to understand that product safety is more like a thermometer.
With 30 new styles for him and her, the District lineup is designed to expand the fashion basics.
SanMar Corporation announced the launch of 26 new offerings from its popular athletic wear line, Sport-Tek.
Distributor Newton Manufacturing Co., Newton, Iowa, hosted its Star Supplier Open House and Awards Ceremony last month. Employees and suppliers gathered at Newton's office for a luncheon where Newton recognized six suppliers.
Since 2006, Image Source has evaluated its supplier partners to determine its Supplier of the Year. For 2013, the honor goes to SanMar.
SanMar announced 76 new products ideal for spring and summer, including apparel, bags and caps, great for outfitting an entire group with a cohesive look.
On September 10, 2013, Seattle-based SanMar Corporation launched its 2013 Holiday Gift Guide featuring 99 gift ideas from some of the industry's top brands.