Golden State Warriors, 2017 NBA Finals Champs?

If you’ve engaged in “hot market” printing, specifically for MLB or NBA in which championships are determined by the winner of a best of seven series, you understand the anxiety and significant effort which goes into preparing your print shop for each potential series clinching game; adjusting your regular production schedule, setting up multiple presses, motivating your staff to work an overnight shift, etc.  If
Continue reading…

The Wrong Garment: You are What You Wear (for better or worse.)

In December 2012 the Houston Texans wore letterman jackets to New England. Supposedly the jackets symbolized a high school vibe of being together to win, but unfortunately it came to mean they play like they are still in High School. They were 11-1 then, the Patriots schooled them that week and they never recovered. The Dolphins beat the the Texans last week including leading 41-0
Continue reading…

Bootleggin’ – Whack-a-Mole Law Enforcement

The Chicago Tribune wrote last week about $180K worth of phony Blackhawks hockey being seized by law enforcement under an effort with the oh so tricky “codename” Operation Team Player. This pales when one considers that the NHL’s big crackdown “Operation Red Zone” in 2013 netted $13.6 million in fake jerseys. Bootlegging is big business and of course takes money off the table of legit screenprint
Continue reading…