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

Meet John Lindgren, Tradeshow Rock Star

January 20, 2021

Would you know what to do if a light fixture fell over and set a display on fire? How about if the headline celebrity you had booked weeks ago didn’t show up on the day of the show? John Lindgren has been there, and he has the stories to prove it. John has been working … Continued

Creating a Canvas For Good: Corporate Responsibility at SanMar

January 12, 2021

This past year, SanMar remained committed to being a business that created positive change. From supporting our communities and customers, to reducing our environmental impact, doing the right thing was at the heart of all our decisions. Our new 2020 Corporate Responsibility Report shares how blank apparel is just the beginning of countless inspiring stories. … Continued

It’s a New Year for SanMar U

January 5, 2021

We’ve wandered many a weary foot, as the song says. 2021 has arrived, so let’s take a draught of good will and look forward to the year ahead. We don’t want to give away all the excitement we’ve planned at SanMar U, but here’s a snapshot of a few things you can expect to see … Continued

Hindsight 2020: The Year in T-Shirts

December 29, 2020

When reflecting back on 2020, it’s undeniable the year was a unique one. For better and for worse, this year challenged us while also highlighting the best in us. We decided to collect a few of our favorite “T-Shirt Moments” from this one-of-a-kind year and we would love to hear what your favorite t-shirt moments … Continued

Time to Plan For 2021

December 22, 2020

2020 has been a long year for all of us, but the end is finally in sight. With the new year comes new possibility and a chance to reset, focus on what we’ve learned, and plan ahead for 2021. But, about that plan – how do you plan when circumstances are still uncertain? Here are … Continued

Looking Back at the Year of Masks

December 16, 2020

At the start of the year, none of us could have predicted how much face masks would be a topic of everyday conversation. Many of us in the promotional apparel industry jumped into the new year like ones before: wondering what customers would be most excited to see and curious which trends would boost business … Continued

A Tale of Two Colors: Pantone Color of the Year

December 9, 2020

At the end of every year, Pantone names a color intended to represent the year to come. 2020 has been a most unexpected year, and the color institute has responded with an unexpected choice for 2021: two colors. “A message of happiness supported by fortitude, the combination of Ultimate Gray (PANTONE 17-5104) + Illuminating (PANTONE … Continued

Reimagining the Tradeshow Experience

December 1, 2020

As much as we all miss getting together in person, there’s no way around it – virtual tradeshows have arrived and they’re here to stay, at least in some capacity. Promotional product industry tradeshows in 2021 are either being held entirely in a virtual environment, or with a mixture of physical and virtual elements. Whether … Continued

Trends to Be Thankful For

November 24, 2020

Usually, this is the time of year for food and fellowship shared with family and friends, the time to remember all the things that we’re thankful for. This year is looking a little different, but there are still plenty of reasons to give thanks. Here’s just a few on our list. Preparation “The readiness is … Continued