Tradeshow Tips and Tricks

December 11, 2018

‘Tis the holiday season, and you know what comes right after the holidays? That’s right…it’s promotional products tradeshow time! Some of the industry’s biggest shows occur in January, including the ASI Show, the PPAI Expo, the ISS Conference and others. It’s a chance to come together with your peers, learn about the latest trends and … Continued

Outerwear Solutions for Everyday Endeavors

December 4, 2018

Outerwear is one of the most highly sought-after pieces of promotional apparel. According to ASI, 50% of consumers in the United States own a piece of promotional outerwear, and it’s easy to understand why. Outerwear is versatile, it’s durable and it keeps your company’s logo visible no matter the season. But with so many outerwear … Continued

‘Tis the Season to Cozy Up Under a Blanket

November 27, 2018

Thanksgiving is in the rear-view mirror, the holidays are upon us and winter will be here before you know it – though it already feels like winter in much of the country! SanMar is known for our huge offering of t-shirts, polos, jackets and more, but we also have a wide array of accessories, including … Continued

Three Trends To Be Thankful For

November 20, 2018

It’s that time of year again. Time to get together with family and friends, share an unreasonably large amount of food, and remember all the things that we’re thankful for. Here at SanMar, there are three trends in particular that stand out. Nostalgia Everyone loves a good throwback, and you don’t have to look far … Continued

AI and the Apparel Industry

November 13, 2018

If you’re a fan of the 90s classic movie Clueless you likely remember the scene when Cher used a software tool to sort through her wardrobe, selecting the iconic plaid outfit. Today, the app Pureple helps create new outfits from your existing wardrobe by combining often-overlooked pieces for a whole new look. Apps like Pureple … Continued

Donating $126,000 to Make a Difference for Children in our Communities

November 6, 2018

SanMar’s eight distribution centers and home office came together earlier this year to work with the Why Not You Foundation to raise funds for Friends of the Children. We joined forces with the Why Not You Foundation because of their commitment to meeting the needs of children while giving them the opportunity to thrive. SanMar … Continued

Trend Alert: Outer Limits

October 30, 2018

Modern technology continues to change our daily lives in big ways and small. From refrigerators that tell us when we are out of milk to cars that know when someone is in a blind spot, technology seems to get smarter every day. However, one way we might not even realize technology is influencing our lives … Continued

Super Trends in Decoration

October 23, 2018

Look, up on the shelf! It’s a bird! It’s a brand! It’s the latest trends in apparel decoration! As a decorator, you know that the customer is the hero of a story you’re telling together. The techniques you use are the tools in your toolbelt that will conquer the forces of bland apparel. Allow us … Continued