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Hatswork Round-Up: October 25, 2018

In today's Round-Up, we're looking at how promo merch popped up amid one of the most highly debated Congressional hearings of 2018. We'll also look at women's apparel 1 and how it's affecting promo merch for ladies 2, and small business hiring trends.


Kavanaugh Controversy Prompts Outpouring of Promo Merch 3

Unless you've been living under a rock the past month, you heard about Congress's controversial decision to confirm Trump's 4 Supreme Court Justice nominee, Brett Kavanaugh. Here at Hatswork, we've always told you about the importance of taking advantage of micro-moments 5 in history 6 and pop-culture 7.

Well, the internet did not disappoint. People all sides of the political spectrum, weighed in on the Kavanaugh hearings and the #Metoo movement 8 with some clever merch including the slogans, KavaNOPE and I still like beer.

Promo Marketing

How Women's Apparel, Unisex, and the Corporate Market Has Changed (and How to Sell It Now) 9

We cover women's hat trends 10 every 6 months, but this article looks at women's apparel 11 as a whole to see how it affects the promo merch industry. Be sure to read the full article and all of our past trend series blogs 12.

Small Business Trends

Small Businesses Struggle to Hire Talent as Competition Increases 14

Did you know 56% of small businesses find it somewhat difficult or very difficult to find the right employee 15, or that 24% of small/medium businesses (SMB) say it is harder to attract talent than it was five years ago 16? How about that only 59% of small businesses recruit employees online?

Learn all about these statistics, and how SMBs are working to improve their hiring pools by reading the full article. You'll find the following topics covered and more.

  • Small Business Recruiting Competition on the Rise

  • Data About the Skill Sets

  • How Small Businesses are Competing

  • How Small Businesses Find Talent

Did you see any other Kavanaugh promo merch we should know about? Link to it in the comments below.
  1. https://hatswork.com/blog/2018/06/04/womens-hat-tr ends-ss19-ladies-hats/
  2. https://hatswork.com/blog/2017/04/24/return-dad-ha t/
  3. https://www.asicentral.com/news/web-exclusive/octo ber-2018/kavanaugh-controversy-prompts-outpouring- of-merch/
  4. https://hatswork.com/blog/2016/08/08/presidential- promotional-products/
  5. https://hatswork.com/blog/2018/05/17/hatswork-roun dup-branded-hats/
  6. https://hatswork.com/blog/2018/08/13/cap-patches-h istory-trends/
  7. https://hatswork.com/blog/2018/04/30/pitching-prom otional-caps-entertainment/
  8. https://hatswork.com/blog/2018/10/11/hatswork-roun dup-promotional-products-industry/
  9. http://magazine.promomarketing.com/post/promotiona l-womens-apparel-unisex-corporate-selling/
  10. https://hatswork.com/blog/2017/11/13/womens-hat-tr ends-aw-2018/
  11. https://hatswork.com/blog/2017/03/20/womens-hat-tr ends-ss18/
  12. https://hatswork.com/blog/2016/08/15/womens-hat-tr ends-aw17/
  13. https://hatswork.com/blog/2017/05/08/mothers-day-h ats-companies-mamas-love/
  14. https://smallbiztrends.com/2018/05/small-business- recruiting-competition.html
  15. https://hatswork.com/blog/2018/01/08/sell-custom-c aps-tech-startups/
  16. https://hatswork.com/blog/2018/01/15/promotional-h eadwear-technology-market/
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