Navigating Global Logistics

April 6, 2021

I went grocery shopping last week, and I was disappointed to see that my favorite soda wasn’t on the shelf. But I moved on, figuring that they’ll have it in stock again eventually. I didn’t give a lot of thought as to how that would happen at the time. Most of us don’t have to … Continued

Outfitting Today’s Workplaces

March 30, 2021

Think about your favorite sports team. How would you feel if one day, they all took the field to play with everyone wearing different outfits? Jeans, t-shirts, sweatpants, maybe a hoodie or two, all different colors. Even worse, the opposing team did the same thing. How would you tell them apart? Which is all to … Continued

Introducing a New Way to DTG

March 23, 2021

game changer: a newly introduced element or factor that changes an existing activity in a significant way Among the many changes we’ve seen in the promotional apparel world in the last year or so, one of the most striking is the rise in popularity of Direct-To-Garment printing. Screenprinting and embroidery remain as popular as ever … Continued

Origin Story: The Marty Pack

March 16, 2021

There are many stories about the origins of SanMar but only Marty Lott, the company’s founder, knows all the details. He can tell you about the backpack that was SanMar’s first product, and how it came to be that SanMar was started with one dollar in the bank. Here, then, is the real deal. In … Continued

Show Me: SanMar’s New Virtual Sample Tool

March 9, 2021

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: “A picture is worth a thousand words.” It’s a saying so well-known that it borders on cliché, but like most such phrases there is a core of truth to it. It’s often more economic and more effective to convey an idea through the visual medium than through … Continued

Prepare For a Positive Reaction

March 2, 2021

How do you react when life throws you a curveball? Your reaction to the unexpected defines whether you’re seen as cool and collected or disorganized and discombobulated. The difference often comes down to preparation. It’s the idea of being prepared for whatever comes your way that inspired the ReactTM collection of knits and wovens from … Continued

SanMar’s Latest in Sustainable Apparel

February 24, 2021

Sustainability is not just an item on a checklist. As SanMar’s sustainability manager Emily Gigot says, it’s an ongoing process of identifying the impacts of your business and working to address them. Our 2020 Corporate Responsibility Report identifies six overall objectives we have committed to work towards as a part of this process, to create … Continued

California Dreaming: Meet TravisMathew

February 9, 2021

Located in the Pacific Northwest, SanMar is proud to carry brands who embrace our rainy drizzle and overcast skies like Eddie Bauer and Nike. So we couldn’t be more excited to now offer you a brand name that strikes a nice counterbalance to the PNW lifestyle — welcome TravisMathew! Pure Golden State Goodness Founded in … Continued

A SanMar Exclusive: New Carhartt Bags To Haul It All

February 3, 2021

For more than 130 years, Carhartt has made its name synonymous with rugged work apparel that stands the test of time. When it comes to clothes designed to outwork them all, there are none better. This same philosophy is now built into the most comprehensive gear bag lineup in the industry. Exclusive to SanMar, Carhartt … Continued

Elevating Fashion Basics to the Next Level

January 26, 2021

It’s not every day we get to introduce a new brand to the SanMar lineup. When we do, we want it to be something either brand new and exciting, or well-known and liked. Next LevelTM fits both descriptions. It’s a fresh offering that SanMar customers have been asking for, and it is an established and … Continued