We thought we knew about caring for clothes, then we heard about THIS!

We thought we knew about caring for clothes, then we heard about THIS!

Posted Jan 25th, 2016

Here are tips and tricks for helping to make your special pieces of clothing last so you can enjoy screen-printed, and embroidered clothing and hats for as long as possible.

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15 of Our Favourite Clothing Labels

15 of Our Favourite Clothing Labels

Posted Nov 30th, 2015

While researching a blog post on mandatory labelling regulations we came across these fun (and sometimes dumb) clothing labels that we thought you would enjoy.

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Do you chafe because you are wearing Made-in-China underwear?

Do you chafe because you are wearing Made-in-China underwear?

Posted Nov 10th, 2015

Occasionally, we wonder what the internal dialogue is like when a Union Manager on the same day will post an affirmative message about the importance of Unions to society and then bypass Union Shops when purchasing goods and services for the membership.

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10 things you did not know about the lowly T-Shirt

10 things you did not know about the lowly T-Shirt

Posted Oct 22nd, 2015

T-Shirts today are no longer the under garment they once were. They are still seen as casual attire but can be made from heavy weight fabrics and feature truly astounding artwork.

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Managing your Union’s Online Store, Part II: Reputation and Customer Service

Managing your Union’s Online Store, Part II: Reputation and Customer Service

Posted Sep 28th, 2015

Union stores can monitor and build an online reputation using consistent searches, alerts, and social tracking. It helps to have an unwavering commitment to good customer service, too!

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Managing your Union’s Online Store, Part I: Orders and Processing

Managing your Union’s Online Store, Part I: Orders and Processing

Posted Sep 14th, 2015

You are not alone if you have had a poor customer service experience. When venturing into online retailing for your Union’s apparel follow these simple tips for managing orders on your website.

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I just wear it to keep my head warm…now stick ‘em up!  The Hoodie: Inside, Out.

I just wear it to keep my head warm…now stick ‘em up! The Hoodie: Inside, Out.

Posted Aug 31st, 2015

If you look around today, you will see artists, innovators, athletes and entrepreneurs wearing hoodies. On the job Union Members wear branded hoodies as practical work wear. The hoodie and other basics like tee shirts or sweats have achieved the status of the uniform, being worn by creative types and working types alike.

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If you don't create the culture you want, you get the culture you get.

If you don't create the culture you want, you get the culture you get.

Posted Aug 17th, 2015

Our aim is to compliment what you are already doing. As a resource, we’ll take the burden off you by discovering what your message is, find out what you stand for, get your preliminary ideas and then make recommendations based on what you need.

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Your Union Store:  10 tips for a happier membership

Your Union Store: 10 tips for a happier membership

Posted Jul 28th, 2015

You are a union local that distributes printed information kits, newsletters, apparel and other branded merchandise to your members. Some of this business costs money and some makes money. A great way to collect information and fulfill requests for this type of business may be with an online "store".

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