Gildan Expands North Carolina Distribution Facility

EDEN, N.C.—Gildan Activewear Inc. invests $23.1 million in the expansion of its Eden, North Carolina, distribution center. The Eden facility, which opened in 2000, services the company’s printwear business division and is the company’s “logistics hub for our North American operations and supply chain,” states Nick Freitag, vice president of...

American Apparel Files for Chapter 11

LOS ANGELES—American Apparel on Monday announced it is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in order to relieve itself of debt and continue its operations without interruption. Under terms of the filing, which has been approved by the company’s board of directors but still requires approval by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court...

Bad Designs

Believe it or not “bad” designs get printed all the time. We’ve put together a list of 3 main areas where we see people fail at creating good t-shirt design and why it’s considered “bad”. image 1. A message that doesn’t connect with your market, employees, fans and users. More than likely, you...

Colour Matching Using Pantone Books

We primarily reference the Pantone chart for all our colour mixing and matching. Using programs like Photoshop and Illustrator will give your accurate Pantone or PMS colours. A solid investment would be to purchase your own Pantone book....

Advice For Getting In Retail Stores

In a post last week on the 10th, I brought you the first few recommendations from Leslie Docherty of Fat Buddha Store in Glasgow on how to pitch your brand of Tees to stores. Today we’ll cover the rest of his tips. Your brand name The name is the first thing people will...