Hatswork Round-Up: June 21, 2018

June 21, 2018 - By Emily Potter

We are currently in the throes of the World Cup, so today we’re looking at some of the stand-out branded merch you can find in Russia right now.

We’ll also talk about how one Pittsburg apparel brand is selling branded merch celebrating Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.


There’s A Ton of World Cup 2018 Branded Merch Promotional Products

Worldwide sporting events like the Olympics and the World Cup are gold mines of branded merch. Fans will splurge on gear representing their favorite teams as well as limited edition products from the hosting country, in this case, Russia.

This article looks at some of the soccer-themed branded merch from a $16,000 ball all the way down to cheap renditions of traditional Russian headwear.

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Affordable, Effective Marketing with Branded Merch

Did you know the first recorded use of a promotional product in the U.S. was in the 18th century? Or that the industry brings in an estimated $20 billion each year? What about how Christmas and other holidays serve as peak performance times for most promotional product companies?

Did you know that the following are cited as some of the most commonly selected promo items?

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It’s a Beautiful Day for a Mr. Rogers Merchandise and Apparel Collection

Steel City, a Pittsburg-based apparel company received the green light from the Mr. Rogers Foundation to design and sell a line of products inspired by Fred Rogers and Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood to commemorate his life and legacy and allow fans to show their loyalty and appreciation for the lessons Mr. Rogers taught.

Have you come across any unique apparel referencing pop-culture similar to the Mr. Rogers products? We want to hear all about it in the comments below.

Emily Potter

Emily is the Content Marketer for Outdoor Cap Co. She holds an M.A. in AD & PR from the University of Alabama and a B.B.A in Marketing. Emily is an avid Crimson Tide football fan. She has a golden retriever named Opie Winston, and a cat named Tide.


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