A&E boosts commitment to sustainable business practices 

July 11, 2017 – American & Efird (A&E), has announced it has joined the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Programme. As a sustainability leader in the  textile industry, A&E is proud to join over 20 leading brands working together to drive industry-wide change in responsible chemicals management.  (more…)

Gildan releases its 2016 Corporate Social and Environmental Report

July 4, 2017 – Gildan Activewear has released its 2016 Corporate, Social and Environmental Responsibility Report (CSR), in which the company demonstrated good progress in 2016 towards its 2020 environmental goals which call for a 10% reduction in energy, water, Green House Gas (GHG) emissions and landfill waste intensity, per kg of product, from owned operations, when compared to the 2015 baseline year.


Staples Inc. to be Sold to Private Equity Firm Sycamore Partners

July 3, 2017 – Reuters recently reported that private equity firm, Sycamore Partners, recently announced its intention to acquire Staples Inc. (SPLS.O), which is the parent company of Staples Promotional Products, for approximately US$6.9 billion.


Gildan Announces Resignation of Director Patrik Frisk

June 27, 2017  – Gildan Activewear Inc. announced today that Patrik Frisk, who had been appointed to the Board of Directors on May 4th, 2017, has stepped down as director of the Company effective immediately. Frisk has accepted the position of President and Chief Operating Officer of Under Armour, Inc., effective July 10, 2017.

Cutter & Buck to Open Brampton, ON Distribution Center

June 26, 2017 – Cutter & Buck’s new state-of-the-art distribution center is in its final build-out phase and will open fall 2017 in Brampton, ON, to better serve Canadian customers. Operating jointly with the company’s existing centers in Renton, WA, and Hebron, KY, it will fulfill orders from the company’s premium sportswear line along with Clique’s sporty basics.


RB Digital Montreal moves to new Montreal office

June 21, 2017 – RB Digital is pleased to announce that it’s Montreal office has moved.
The new office is located at 381 rue McCaffrey, Ville St-Laurent, QC, H4T 1Z7.
The office can be reached at: (514) 747-2929 or Toll-Free 1-800-361-0100.

American & Efird is releasing its 2016-17 Sustainability Report

June 8, 2017 – American & Efird (A&E) is releasing its 2016-2017 Corporate Sustainability Report. This year’s report reflects the three concepts that drive A&E’s industry-leading sustainability program: Transparency, Traceability and Trust, while highlighting A&E’s accomplishments in the areas of safety, environmental sustainability and corporate social responsibility.


Whiteridge Inc. adds new Multi-Line Rep

May 22, 2017 – Whiteridge Inc. is pleased to welcome Shannon Shaw as its new Multi-Line Rep for the SWO region, effective April 2017.

For more information, you can reach Shannon at 519-504-0103.

PCNA Adds Sales Manager for SW Ontario

May 20, 2017 – Polyconcept North America (PCNA) has announced the addition of Carrie Makins as hard-goods field sales manager for Southwestern Ontario.

Mankins has more than 10 years of experience with distributorships, and a background in office products that includes sales, category management and purchasing. “I am thrilled to be joining the PCNA team,” said Makins in an official statement, “and I look forward to helping distributors capitalize on new sales opportunities.”