Making a Difference and Giving Hope

October 22, 2019

You may have heard of a “runners high” or someone being “high on life,” but there’s also a very real feeling of euphoria that people get when they give of themselves, whether it’s a physical gift or even something less tangible like time or attention. It is called a Helper’s High and there is actual … Continued

Keep Your Decoration Skills Sharp

October 15, 2019

As a decorator, you know that there’s always more to learn. Staying on top of the latest trends and techniques can set you apart from the local competition. It’s also a way to keep your day-to-day work interesting – who doesn’t like learning new tricks? With that in mind, we had SanMar’s decoration guru, Jason … Continued

Create a Retail Experience to Remember

October 8, 2019

A merchandise shop is more than just a way to sell stuff. A successful retail merch shop should capture the experience a retailer has crafted for their customers and extend it into the world outside. It should inspire those same customers to become influencers, reliving the experience they had and promoting it for others to … Continued

So You Want To Start a Podcast

October 1, 2019

If you’ve ever toyed with the idea of starting a podcast, you aren’t alone. The popularity of podcasts continues to rise each and every year, with more people seeking out quality content on the topics they care about at an all-time high. A 2019 poll showed that two-thirds of Americans listen to podcasts at least … Continued

Find Your Way to the Right Outerwear

September 24, 2019

In my favorite scene in the movie Moscow on the Hudson, Robin Williams just wants to buy some coffee. Newly arrived from Russia, he’s in an American grocery store for the first time, walking by shelf after shelf of colored containers, reading each brand of coffee. In Russia, he was used to getting what was … Continued

Sustainability and Responsible Sourcing

September 19, 2019

Responsible sourcing is the process of making sure products made and sold are done so in the most sustainable and ethical way possible, and this really matters to consumers. We seek out suppliers that adhere to our rigorous social compliance standards and global operating principles. All factory selection and vetting is based on principles established … Continued

Snapchat: Is That Still a Thing?

September 11, 2019

Welcome to “Is That Still a Thing,” a new feature here on the Fabric Blog where we look at some of the more niche social networks and examine whether or not it would be worth investing our time and energy into growing an industry presence there. First up, we’re looking at a popular message sharing … Continued

Expanding Our Tri-Blend Fabric Families

September 3, 2019

Tri-blend fabrics are as comfortable, easy-to-wear and popular as ever. Here at SanMar we know just how crowd-pleasing tri-blend fabrics are, which is why we’ve added even more styles and colors to our tri-blend options. The popular District® Perfect Tri® family is expanding with all new styles for women, youth and girls this fall. The … Continued