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Fitbit Did Not Steal Trade Secrets, Judge Rules
Fitbit Did Not Steal Trade Secrets, Judge Rules
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Wearable tech giant Fitbit came out on top in the latest round of legal wrangling with rival Jawbone. A U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC)...

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Q&A: Rebecca Ballard Discusses Sustainable Fashion
Q&A: Rebecca Ballard Discusses Sustainable Fashion
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Maven Women, a new line of socially conscious, eco-friendly clothing for professionals, has a unique approach to the apparel market. Consumers...

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Workout Gear Goes Mainstream
Workout Gear Goes Mainstream
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Fashion-forward workout gear has moved beyond the barbell, eluded the elliptical and transcended the treadmill – becoming a wardrobe staple for tho...

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Slideshow: Extreme Embroidery Shop Makeover
Slideshow: Extreme Embroidery Shop Makeover
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In early May, Wearables sent Joyce Jagger, The Embroidery Coach , to Wickenburg, AZ, for two days to help Creations in Thread get more...

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People on the Move - August 2016
People on the Move - August 2016
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The Magnet Group (asi/68507) announced it has promoted Dan Jellinek to executive vice president for brands Perfect Line (asi/77350) and Castelli...

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Obama Administration Proposes Immigrant Entrepreneur Rule
Obama Administration Proposes Immigrant Entrepreneur Rule
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A new rule proposed by President Obama's administration would broaden the opportunities for immigrant entrepreneurs to start companies in the...

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Lead Forces M&M'S Jewelry Recall
Lead Forces M&M'S Jewelry Recall
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High lead content has forced the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to issue a recall on M&M'S-branded jewelry. Children's jewelry is...

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Made-In-USA Rules and Regulations for Distributors
Made-In-USA Rules and Regulations for Distributors
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Regulations regarding Made-in-USA claims can get technical. Here are basics distributors should know.

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Apparel Trends - Stripes
Apparel Trends - Stripes
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Check out the hottest apparel and accessories. This month Wearables takes a look at Stripes.

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Writing Instruments By the Numbers
Writing Instruments By the Numbers
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Counselor has launched a new series that incorporates 2015 ESP search data for the most popular product categories. This edition focuses on writing...

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Best Places to Work - JH Specialty
Best Places to Work - JH Specialty
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This Indiana distributor firm knows how to work hard and play hard.

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Promo Products Take Over Temple University
Promo Products Take Over Temple University
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Temple University welcomed its incoming freshmen class this week with TempleFest, an annual festival where student organizations and local...

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How-To

Equipment: Replace or Repair?
Equipment: Replace or Repair?

Every inch of your screen-printing shop needs to be a profit center.

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How To Win More Referrals
How To Win More Referrals

Promotional product distributors can generate more quality referrals by giving clients incentives for providing connections to new prospects. Here’...

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How To Master Texting for Business
How To Master Texting for Business

These tips will keep your professional SMS communications on point. Know When to Text: Texting can be an excellent communication vehicle...

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Hats: Screen Printing or Dye Sublimation?
Hats: Screen Printing or Dye Sublimation?

Screen printing may not always work on hats. Each decoration technique has its pluses and minuses and associated costs. Which technique will suit...

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How To Handle Angry Clients
How To Handle Angry Clients

Use these ideas to calm clients down and find viable solutions to the issues that have upset them. Match Their Intensity: Flip the...

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How to Choose the Right Ink for Your Screen Prints
How to Choose the Right Ink for Your Screen Prints

Screen printing seems simple: burn a design, put down some ink, move a squeegee, in some cases cure a print, and then move on to the next color...

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How To Score Product Sales In The Yoga Market
How To Score Product Sales In The Yoga Market

The number of Americans participating in yoga is about on par with the nation's golfer population. The time has come to tap into this expanding...

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5 Tips for Creating a Great Hot Pad
5 Tips for Creating a Great Hot Pad

Hot pads are a great personalized gift or sale item at craft shows.

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How To Deal With Difficult Coworkers
How To Deal With Difficult Coworkers

Avoid getting tangled in their messy web.

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