In today’s Round-Up, we’re going back in time, in order to look towards the future by taking a second look at our Spring/Summer 2018 Headwear Trend Series.
We’ll also look at how headwear can be used for good.
This article takes us back a few months and summarizes our Spring/Summer 2018 Men’s Headwear Trend article. You can also refresh yourself on the Women’s, Youth, and Athleisure trends for the warmer months as well.
For the third year in a row, 500 McDonald’s restaurants across Michigan sold red and white striped knit hats for $5.00 to benefit the five Ronald McDonald houses in Michigan.
The Ronald McDonald House is a charity that provides a home away from home for families of ill children during hospital stays.
This is just another non-profit utilizing the power of headwear as a promotional and fundraising tool.
This article is an interview with a representative from Ethix Merch, a distributor that specializes in sourcing products specifically for socially conscious clients.
Ethix has a tagline of Merchandise on a Mission. It supports goods made in the U.S.A, union workers, and environmentally friendly processes.
- What end-buyer industries do you serve primarily?
- What have been some recent sourcing challenges?
- What prospecting tools do you use?
- How do you target and quality leads that are good fits for fair trade products?
Tell us about a unique way you’ve seen headwear used to raise funds for a good cause in the comments below. You can also follow us on Instagram using the hashtag #hatswork.