Wearables Archive: July 2015

The Burden of Large Orders

Large orders can swallow up a small decorator. Learn how to handle them carefully – and ultimately make them a part of your business.
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Personal Airbags Offer Protective Cushion

Personal airbags are the latest advance in safety.
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Case Study: All-Star Apparel

The NBA's All-Star Weekend is a star-studded affair , featuring not only the best players in the sport, but also a cavalcade of A-list celebrities. Every February, the league stops its regular...
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Equipment Corner

The Latest In Machines And Decoration Products
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Ink Kitchen: Sweet Music

Advice and secrets from the screen printing know-it-alls.
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Laser Alignment Systems Make Light Work of Registration

High-tech but low-priced, laser alignment systems pay off immediately.
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How To Create Custom Color Palettes

Graphics applications usually come with predetermined or stock color palettes, covering the basic RGB, CMYK and Pantone Matching System color models (Figure 1). The Corel Graphics Suite...
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Tech Tidbits: Designer Envisions 'Underskin' Tech

The designer of Fitbit, the Google Ara modular phone and the Sproutling baby monitor has developed a conceptual user interface device he calls Project Underskin, a piece of wearable technology...
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Q&A: Matt Johnston, Applause

The wave of wearable tech is forcing software developers to think and develop in new ways. Often, it's not enough just to reconfigure existing smartphone apps for the wearables world. Developers...
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LG Inching Up with Newest Wearable

LG’s newest device is a modest smartwatch improvement.
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Stop Thieves With RFID Protection

To Stop A Thief RFID-Blocking Ttems Boost Personal Security.
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Tap Into The Craft Beer Market

The growing craft beer landscape offers unique opportunities.
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"How Can I Use Apparel Samples to Increase Sales?"

When Beckie Diltz attended a golf tournament a few years ago, she brought a sample golf bag bearing the logo of the nonprofit holding the event. The group liked the gift so much, they ordered...
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Summer Fun With Tank Tops

To Arms Face it - modesty is so over. Once the mercury tops 70 degrees, people of all sizes reach for their favorite tank top and generally remain in them until fall. Comfort is a big reason -...
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Cover Item: Straight from the Source

Our annual Source Book is designed to find the best the industry has to offer - like the new Vapor quarter-zip pullover (CV80) from Champion Branded Printwear ( asi/59528 ; circle 111 on Free...
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Editor's Letter: Get Your Fill

Our July issue is so full of content, I can barely get a word in edgewise. Here's what you have to look forward to: Every small decorator salivates over the thought of a massive order …...
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