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Fall Trend Report

2019 Fall Apparel & Accessories Trend Report

When apparel trends change more quickly than the leaves it can be tough to keep your giveaways and uniforms up to date. The arrival of cooler fall weather gives you the perfect opportunity to refresh your apparel giveaways… and having a partner to help you navigate what’s trending is key. That’s where we come in. […]

Categories: Branding, Creativity

Let’s Take This Outside: Outdoor Accessories for Everyone

When you describe someone as being an outdoor enthusiast, images of backpacking in the wilderness and camping excursions probably come to mind. But really, if you enjoy hanging by the pool or even just hosting your own backyard BBQ you are considered to be an outdoor consumer. In fact, 3 out of 5 consumers in […]

Categories: Branding, Marketing
Holiday Gift Guide

Just Released: The 2019 Holiday Gift Guide!

Cue the autumnal lattes and the tailgating essentials! Summer may not be over yet, but the gift giving season is already fast approaching. The holidays are a wonderful time to acknowledge your colleagues, give thanks for your friends and family, and express customer appreciation with a thoughtful gift. Whether it’s the office party exchange to […]

Promotions with a Purpose: Hanes4Education

How would you like to see your promotional spend go towards a good cause? It’s no surprise that consumers would rather purchase from a brand who gives back to the community! In fact, 60% of consumers specifically look for brands with a sense of purpose (Entrepreneur). As social corporate responsibility is gaining popularity, how can [...]

Sales Team Profile: Tim Craig

I sat down with Tim Craig, a Boundless Sales Affiliate, who grew up in the promo industry. He speaks on how the industry has changed and his secret to building great relationships with clients! Tell me a little bit about yourself: I was born and raised in Minnesota. I am the oldest of 5, 2 […]

Our Favorite Things: Tech Collection

Our Favorite Things: Tech Collection

With a broad and quickly evolving category like technology, staying aware of the latest market trends and wading through the vast sea of product can prove to be a challenge.  That’s why we’ve done the research for you and created the newest installment in Our Favorite Things booklet series to help you navigate all of the bestselling […]

How RFID Technology Can Benefit Your Brand

What if I told you there was a technology that allowed you to check inventory in minutes, connect with your audience, and manage the attendance of your events? It might sound too useful to be true, but RFID technology is taking off and has finally broken its path into promos! So, what is RFID?   […]

Debunking 3 Common Customization Myths

Show of hands, who out there owns a polo with a left chest embroidery imprint?  What about a a pen with a phone number on it?  When something becomes extremely commonplace our brains often stop registering it, which means if your imprint methods are unoriginal your customers may not even notice your logo.  It’s important […]

Don’t Sweat It, Here’s What’s Trending In Summer Apparel

What’s trending? We get asked that question a lot, and for good reason.  Apparel trends in particular fluctuate faster than any other product category in our industry due to the seasonal nature of clothing.  We know staying on top of what’s trending in apparel can be tough, but don’t sweat it!  After working with our […]

All of your NFC Technology Questions Answered!

Have you heard of Near-Field Communication (NFC)?  If you haven’t, you can expect to hear more about this buzzworthy tech soon!  The NFC market is set to expand to $23 billion by 2023, and the applications for this technology are nearly endless.  NFC is the technology feature in your smartphone that allows you to tap [...]