16th Annual Western Imprint Canada Show A Success!
October 2014 - In the months, weeks and days leading up to the 2014 Western Imprint Canada Show, there was a strong sense of renewed enthusiasm for this event, and for the overall industry outlook.
This momentum carried through this past weekend as the Calgary Imprint Canada Show celebrated its 16th year of bringing the top suppliers and buyers together under one roof. The buzz became amplified as word spread about new dates for 2015 and beyond.
Beginning next year, the Western Imprint Canada Show will be held in September, to better meet the needs of the industry.
The Imprint Canada Show will stop next in Toronto, Friday January 9 & 10, 2015.
Free Buyer Registration will open later this week
Canada Sportswear Corp. Acquires Ecorite Assets
Canada Sportswear Corp. a leading apparel supplier celebrating its 60th year of operations is excited to announce that Ecorite will now be a division of Canada Sportswear Corp.
Ecorite will continue to be reached at the same contact numbers as you have become accustomed to. The inventory, manpower, and decorating facilities have all been moved to the Canada Sportswear premises located at 230 Barmac Dr. in Toronto. (more…)
American Apparel Names New Interim CEO
September 2014 - American Apparel announced that it has named Scott Brubaker as its interim CEO, replacing John Luttrell. The company also appointed Hassan Natha as executive vice president and chief financial officer. The moves were the first officer appointments the company has made since being effectively taken over by equity firm Standard General in July.
Brubaker is a managing director at consulting firm Alvarez & Marsal, and he has served in interim officer and other advisory roles for several specialty retailers and manufacturers. Natha has more than 20 years of experience in finance with both public and private companies, including service as CFO at Fisher Communications Inc. and Jones Soda Company.
Rabbit Skins, Code V and Tie Dye Now Available at Ash City/alphabroder Canada
September 2014 - Ash City, now part of the alphabroder family, is proud to announce the exclusive distribution of Rabbit Skins, Code V and Tie Dye in the Canadian market.
Ash City/alphabroder Canada is now carrying the #1 infant and toddler wear brand in the industry, Rabbit Skins, with seven new styles ranging from long-sleeve and short-sleeve t-shirts to pullover hoods to bodysuits. The “it” print in fashion, camouflage, is also now available in six styles at Ash City/alphabroder Canada from Code V. And lastly, for companies who crave individuality, Tie Dye is now being offered at Ash City/alphabroder Canada with colorful styles that are individually hand-dyed so that no two garments are the same.
“This is a very exciting point in our journey of integration with alphabroder,” said Doug Hayes, President of alphabroder Canada. “As we continue to evolve and incorporate exclusive brands in the Canadian marketplace, such as Rabbit Skins, Code V and Tie Dye, we remain committed in delivering unparalleled choice and style options to our valued customers within the promotional and corporate apparel industry.”