• Use Apparel to Identify Your Staff at Community Events
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    If you are doing community outreach at local events and fairs make sure your team is identifiable. We provide apparel that helps you increase your presence and banding at these events. Washington Lifestyle Homes recently had these shirts printed for their staff for a fair in Milton Washington.




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  • Employee Appreciation
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    Apparel is a great way to show employee appreciation. Interstate Distributor devotes an entire week to recognizing their drivers and the hard work they do to help the company succeed.  We can help you reward your employees with garments they will wear.   It will also help you build your brand.



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    Did you know that 50% of US consumers own a logoed bag or tote?  According to a 2016 study by the Advertising Specialty Institute tote bags are one of the top 5 logoed items consumers use.  Here is an example of one we did for Flagship Maritime for their Coast Guard certification school. Offer bags on your Fan or Flash online merchandise store, or as a promotional item. They get used

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  • Latest Hat Style Trend
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    Who knew our hats would be cool again.
    http://www.gq.com/story/dad-hats-style-kanye-wiz-travis-scott
     
     
     


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  • Bayside’s Flash Store Helps Northwest Dance Intensive Offer Students Apparel
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    We recently launched a Flash Store for Northwest Dance Intensive to allow them to offer apparel to their attendees without guessing on sizes, colors, and styles.  This is the second year NDI offered apparel through our online store.  They offered 8 different styles and 37 color options.  To stock a conventional store on site with all of these options would create  a large inventory cost.  Someone would have to handle

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  • Fanstores Reward Your Followers and Build Your Brand
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    You may not be a major sports franchise but more than likely your fans want your merchandise. A recent study by the Advertising Specialty Institute (ASI) found that 58% of US consumers own promotional T shirts. Bayside can help you reward your fans with an online Fanstore and fulfillment program that will build your brand. Contact us or get our white paper here: http://www.baysideapparel.com/fanstores/.

    Cleveland Cavaliers Merchandise Breaks NBA Web

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  • Apparel Helps Build Your Brand
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    New apparel for The Claw Crossfit. We printed over the side seam of a full zip hooded sweatshirt with great results. Can your business use apparel to promote your brand and reward you loyal customers? We can provide inventory, or print a print on demand Fan store. Contact us for details.
     



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  • Celebrate Building Something
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    Celebrate building something! One of our customers is commemorating the building of their new boat. In what great work of fiction was Queequeg a character?



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  • Team Super Heroes
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    Do you have super heroes and great characters on your team? Reward them with a T shirt. One of our customers designed this T and assigned the character to one of his staff. A great way to recognize the strengths and talents of your team.



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  • Merry Christmas!
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    We are thankful for the year and our great customers. Wrapping up our busy season. Next is planning for the new year, but first a time to relax and celebrate the season with friends and family.



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  • Flash Stores
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    We specialize in online “flash” stores for seasonal sports and activities. Here is one we did for Mason volleyball. The store is open for a short time and we produce only the items ordered.  We collect the funds and individually package each order for delivery to the coach or coordinator.  No excess inventory or wrong sizing.  Our stores are a great way to promote your activity!



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  • Use Landmarks Instead of Logos on Your Next T
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    This T shirt has a graphic of the sculpture at Grant Elementary  celebrating the arts.  You can incorporate more than just your logo on printed apparel. Landmarks and other visuals tying your school to the community are a great place to start.


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  • The Global T Shirt: The Real People Who Make Your T Shirt
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    As with many manufacturing processes, it is people who work with their hands that create the product.  T shirt are not made by machines and the labor cost is a significant portion of the overall cost, regardless of the era, or country the garment is produced in.
    Chapter 3:  The People
    Click on this chapter and look at the comparisons and similarities between garment workers in the US during the

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  • The Global T Shirt: It Starts with Thread
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    We continue our journey following the creation of a T shirt  by Planet Money.  “Chapter” 2 of five tells the store of how U.S. cotton is exported and spun into yarn.  Yarn actually looks like thread and is used the knit the fabric for T shirts.  It takes about 6 miles of thread to create the fabric for a single T shirt.
    Chapter 2:  The Machines
    Spinning the raw cotton

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  • The Global T Shirt: U.S. Cotton is King
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    Ever since the days of James Dean, the T shirt has been an American fashion statement.  Almost 3 billion T shirts are sold in the U.S. last year (NPD Group).  Have you ever wondered how and where your T shirts are produced?  NPR Planet Money developed a facinating look at the subject.    Their five part series follows the construction of a T shirt from cotton to consumer.  See the intro here.
    Planet Money’s original

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  • 3D Garment Printing
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    We have seen some pretty cool objects constructed by 3D printing.  This amazing technology will certainly change design, prototyping, and production of many products.  One of the most interesting is 3D printed garments and wearables.   Designers featured their creations at the most recent Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
    Startup Electroloom successfully raised over $80,000 on Kick Starter to fund their efforts to bring 3D apparel design and manufacturing to

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  • Our Little Piece of the US Open Golf Championships
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    The US Open is in neighboring University Place this week.  Our little moment of fame was to help one of the players add a logo to his tournament shirts.   Charlie Hoffman needed one of his sponsor’s, ActivePDF, logo added to his tournament shirts.  The shirts were already in town and he needed a local resource to get them done before the start of play.   We received the shirts

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  • What do the Pope and American Pharaoh have in common?
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    This is not the start of a bad joke.  They both have online stores set up to sell their merchandise.
    You may not be world famous but your organization can benefit from offering imprinted apparel and merchandise online.   Will you get rich off your merchandise store? 


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  • Proudly American
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    Manufacturing, according to the Manufacturing Institute of America, supports an estimated 12 million jobs in the US. Sadly this number has declined since 1978 when it was 19 million.CEO and President of Bollman hat Company in Adamstown, Don Rongione, experienced the importance of supporting local companies when he was forced to retrench 100 employees due to the loss of major customers to foreign competitors. “We have the ability to change

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  • The ever popular baseball cap
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    As far could be ascertained there are no statistics pertaining to how many people in worldwide wear a baseball hat on a daily basis. These style caps are worn daily by sportsmen, fishermen, want-to-be gangsters, as part of a uniform or just to keep the sun at bay.
    According to Epic Sports, it wasn’t until 1954 that baseball players were prohibited from wearing any form of hat to keep the

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  • No longer just a T-shirt
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    It is generally accepted that today’s popular T-shirt (T shirt; tee-shirt or tee) progressed from the 19th century undergarment. The then full piece undergarment was cut into two piece and often worn by miners and stevedores.
    According to Alice Harris in The White T.; HarperCollins; 1996 this garment later became popular during the Spanish-American War in 1898, when issued to members of the United States Navy. These first T-shirts were

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