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So You Want To Make a Webcast

November 12, 2019

You’re good. In fact, you’re so good at what you do that you’re ready to share some of the secrets of your success with the rest of the world. One way to do that is through a webcast. A webcast is simple in concept: it’s a video that is streamed live online and also recorded … Continued

SanMar Hacks: A World of Color at Your Fingertips

October 29, 2019

Do you know how to make SanMar.com work for you? Our site is built on a powerful web platform that has many features that make your life easier. Today, let’s look at one small but mighty trick: PMS color search. In the world of apparel, color is important. Whether you’re creating a company uniform, decorating … Continued

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

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

Uniforming Evolved

August 27, 2019

Not so long ago, when you were helping to uniform a group, you found a shirt (usually only available in men’s sizes) that came in the color the customer needed. The women in the group were resigned to wear a men’s small, grin and bear it. Thankfully, business uniforming programs have evolved from those days. … Continued

The Evolution of SanMar’s “Big Book”

August 6, 2019

We recently took a behind-the-scenes glimpse at what it took to bring the 2020 Apparel, Bags and Caps 900-plus page catalog to life this year (in a printing facility so huge it spans two counties!). This week, we are going to take a trip down memory lane at the evolution of the catalog. The promotional … Continued

Explore the New Learning Paths at SanMar U

July 16, 2019

There’s a new way to discover the promotional apparel knowledge and expertise you’ve come to expect on SanMar U. To improve the experience and make it easier to find what you want to learn about, we’ve re-organized our ever-growing library of content into Learning Paths. This means you can choose your path and dive deep … Continued

Making the 2020 Catalog

July 2, 2019

The SanMar 2020 Apparel, Bags and Caps catalog is just about ready to ship, and we thought we’d give you a behind-the-scenes peek at what goes into making our annual product catalog. No, we’re not talking about the photo shoots with the models or the digital layout process. We’re talking about what actually goes into … Continued