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, 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.
DRI DUCK Traders, Overland Park, Kan., secured a partnership with Realtree Camo of Columbus, Ga., and Richard Childress Racing (RCR) of Welcome, N.C., that allowed the DRI DUCK brand to appear in three locations on Car #21 driven by Bobby Labonte at last weekend’s Nationwide Series, Camping World 300 presented by Chevrolet race in Daytona Beach, Fla. The event is the first of the Nationwide Series (formerly Busch Series) races of the 2008 NASCAR season. It is said to be the most prestigious event on the Nationwide Series calendar. “We are so pleased to be part of Realtree’s family and have the opportunity
In an effort to allow distributors to be better prepared for the upcoming year, Shawnee, Kansas-based Sportsman Cap Network has made its catalog available early. “We have an exciting product lineup for 2008 and we couldn’t wait to get the catalog into the hands of our customers,” said Dan Saferstein, CEO. “We have added new brands, several new styles and trends that are sure to be a hit.” Saferstein believes the wide range of available styles takes into account today’s diverse culture, allowing wearers to display their individuality and fashion sense. The Sportsman line includes an extensive collection of functional caps, as well
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FOR A LONG time, outerwear has been somewhat on the outskirts of the promotional apparel landscape. Much more attention had been given to its business-ready, corporate casual counterparts. These days, however, promotional outerwear is charting its own course and marching to the beat of its own drum. With a rise in environmental awareness and a greater focus on fabrication, outerwear has redefined its role in promotional apparel, and thus distributor profits. “Fabrications are the big story in promotional outerwear,” noted Cathy Groves, vice president of marketing at Overland Park, Kansas-based Dri Duck Traders. “Bonded soft-shell fabrics, cotton canvas waterproof and fabrics with any type of