Wrangling your Social Strategy

February 21, 2017

According to recent surveys conducted by Wearables, fewer than 10% of decorators say they have a well-defined social media strategy and even less are confident in their ability to effectively reach their audience on social media. Taking charge of Twitter, Facebook and other social outlets can help you stand out in a bustling industry, but … Continued

Trend Alert: Upgrade Your Look with Futuristic Details

February 14, 2017

Sportswear is turning to technology as it looks to the future for inspiration. Embrace sculptural shapes and active designs. Ask for upgraded fabrics that deliver performance features and all-day comfort. Add flashes of color and reflectivity, and expect sleek, streamlined details as the future becomes today. Check out the latest trend report from The Style Network … Continued

The Power of Retail Branded Promotional Apparel

February 7, 2017

Some things are just better together. Peanut butter and jelly. Chips and dips. Nike and golf. When your client pairs their logo with a well-known retail brand it can lead to a similar magical union, bringing you more sales and your client more attention. But it’s not always easy to convince clients to pay more … Continued

Tradeshow Follow Up Tips and Tricks

January 31, 2017

You just wrapped up a whirlwind tradeshow season, making countless new connections, collecting a ton of business cards and learning about what’s great and new in promotional products. You might be tired after walking for miles each day and meeting tons of new people. You might also be feeling a bit overwhelmed with what to … Continued

Trending Decorations from the PPAI Expo

January 24, 2017

Earlier this month at the PPAI Expo in Las Vegas, SanMar U broadcast its webcasts live from the show floor. We shared new products and trending patterns, but more than that, we heard from decoration experts about what is trending in decoration. Here’s what we learned! Brick This thick and chunky decoration material gives your … Continued

The Evolution of Business Uniforming

January 18, 2017

Originally, the word “uniform” was a way of describing things that looked the same. It has come to mean much more than that over the ages. People have made and worn uniforms to give teams of all sorts a sense of belonging. They set expectations, instill a sense of trust and create a sense of … Continued

74 New Arrivals for New Sales Opportunities

January 10, 2017

A new year means new sales! SanMar is ready to help you build your business in 2017 and beyond with 74 all-new styles. From enduring essentials to fashion-forward looks, you’re sure to find something fresh and exciting for every client. Here are a few highlights from our latest and greatest product launch: Enhanced Durability for … Continued

SMART Goals and Style Give New Year’s Resolutions a Boost

January 4, 2017

What is it about the start of a brand new year that signals the urge to change things up? Let’s face it, December 31, 2016 wasn’t all that different from January 1, 2017. It’s so easy to make resolutions sitting while lounging in jammies and binge-watching the latest hot show. Your customers — even those … Continued