Fabric Blog:

Let the Music Move You

March 12, 2019

Do you remember your first concert? What about your first concert t-shirt? Do you still have it? Chances are that if you don’t you wish you did. Concert tees aren’t just pieces of promotional swag. They’re ways of celebrating our love for a particular musical artist, true, but they’re more than that. For those of … Continued

Celebrating 20 Years of Port & Company

October 2, 2018

Twenty years ago, SanMar added Port & Company to our private label portfolio, offering a new selection of basics and a new value proposition for our customers. Since its founding, Port & Company has grown from two shirts to a collection of more than 140 tees, polos, sweatshirts, fleece, caps and accessories. With its depth … Continued

Creating Strong Client Relationships

September 12, 2018

It’s no secret that the relationships we create with our customers can make or break our sales and, in the end, our bottom line. What may be a bit more unclear is exactly how to begin and then strengthen those relationships. First things first – it takes a dedicated amount of time and energy to … Continued

Make Your Pop-Up Shop Stand Out

September 4, 2018

Pop-up shops are popping up everywhere – at tradeshows, restaurants, concerts and even as a store within a store. With brick-and-mortar costs on the rise and traditional retail struggling, big brands have started to recognize the power of the pop-up. Look to the likes of Target’s Bullseye Bazaar and Amazon’s Treasure Truck for examples of … Continued

Tell Your Story Through Video

July 10, 2018

If you’re not already promoting your business through video, then you probably have a lot of questions about it. Why should I make videos? Isn’t that insanely expensive and time-consuming? What do I do with it once I’ve made it? Who has time for all this video stuff anyway?! Not to worry – here’s the … Continued

An Inside Look at the Promotional Products Industry

May 1, 2018

The promotional products industry occupies an impactful place in the sales and marketing world. We’re a $23+ billion industry comprised of everything from large distributors and suppliers to small businesses and mom-and-pop shops. We help companies tell the world who they are, we bring together teams and communities, we provide great memories from favorite places … Continued

5 Tips for Writing Compelling Email Content

April 10, 2018

Did you know the average attention span for a single email is 11 seconds? As more and more emails flood our inboxes it can be a challenge to stand out in the crowd. We are here to provide you with 5 essential tips on how to create emails that not only get opened, but also … Continued

Wrangling Your Social Media: Networking on Social Media

April 3, 2018

At this point, saying we live in a world made small by digital communication is like saying the world is round, water is wet and the sky is blue (unless you live in the Pacific Northwest, where everyone knows the sky is gray and full of rain clouds). It’s just a given that at any … Continued

The Power of Pop-Up Shops

May 9, 2017

According to Fortune, 51% of consumers make their shopping purchases online. For most of us, this statistic isn’t particularly surprising. It’s difficult to find people who don’t buy things online and we might even know those who only shop online. Some of us love the convenience of front-door delivery, while others appreciate being able to … Continued

Tips for Selling in an Election Season

September 6, 2016

With the conventions now behind us, it may feel too late to sell in an election season. Not so! The presidency is but one of many seats up for grabs this Fall. This election cycle will see 469 congressional races, with 436 house and 34 senate seats up for election. If you’re looking to make … Continued