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History of Promotional Products

Posted by Susan Deering on Wed, Nov 27, 2013

Early History of the Promotional Products Industry

Have you ever wondered how the promotional industry got its start? The first known promotional products in the United States are commemorative buttons, tracing back to 1789, when George Washington was elected president. Dating back to the early and mid 1800s are advertising calendars, wooden specialties and the Farmers' Almanac. But it was not until the latter part of the 19th century that an abundance of promotional products were developed and marketed, leading to the birth of the industry as it is known today. 

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Topics: promotional products, promotional marketing, level2sportswear, promotional items, corporate clothing

Recycled Plastic Bottles and T-Shirts - What Do They Have in Common?

Posted by Susan Deering on Thu, Apr 04, 2013

Recycling plastic bottles and turning them into something useful.

Lately I’ve seen a lot of advertising about turning recycled bottles into t-shirts. And I started to question it. What does that mean for us? How does the process work? Here is a little info on it so you can learn about what major corporations are doing to lessen the amount of plastic bottles in the landfills.

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Topics: promotional products, level2sportswear, eco-friendly, T-shirts

Eye Safety - Are You Properly Protected?

Posted by Susan Deering on Tue, Jan 15, 2013

The Importance of Safety Glasses and Goggles


Do you work in an industry where you require safety goggles or glasses? Do you know if your current eyewear is industry compliant?  Read on for information on how wearing proper safety glasses or protective goggles can keep your eyes safe for a lifetime of good vision.

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Topics: custom promotional items, promotional products, corporate products, level2sportswear, corporate logo, calgary, promote, safety products

Logo Application 101 | Take a seat ... class is about to begin

Posted by Susan Deering on Fri, Nov 09, 2012

What is the best way to logo my corporate clothing?

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Topics: custom promotional items, promotional products, level2sportswear, logo, top product lines, corporate clothing, high end corporate gifts

Need A New Look This Fall? Ash City Can Help!

Posted by Susan Deering on Mon, Nov 05, 2012

Are you desperate for a new look? Still haven't found the style you're looking for? Look no further.

Ash City can help. They have a great new fall lineup that will leave you looking and feeling like a model. See what we mean in the video below. 

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Topics: promotional marketing, level2sportswear, quality promotional items, top product lines, Ash City, jackets, promote