Bethany Hacker | October 14, 2019

What’s Old is New Again

From S&S Activewear The Fanny Pack Resurrection Whether you love them or loathe them, fanny packs are a topic of fashion buzz dating back to arguably the 1950s. From must-have festival bags to high-fashion statement pieces, the handy pouches’ o...

Marty Hartman |

October 14, 2019, UU and You This Week

Listen to the Episode: Contents: Fisher Phillips, Revised Overtime Rule (Link for more information) Fisher Phillips Contact Blue Generation Bistro Shirts The Edge Group Irving Weber Associates Supplier Spotlight Interview (Link to the Interview)...

Irving Weber Associates

Marty Hartman | October 9, 2019

Irving Weber Associates Interview with Steven Wright

Listen to the Interview: Links mentioned in this interview: Irving Weber Associates Website; Supplier Page information Contact Irving Weber Associates: Steven Wright: (631) 252-1172 Interview Transcript: Marty Hartman: Welcome to the Supplier Spotlig...

Marty Hartman | October 7, 2019

October 7, 2019: UU and You This Week

Listen to the Episode:  Contents: BIC Graphic 20% Rebate Q4 Promotion (Link for more information) New Suppliers: REED (Link for more information) Tough Duck (Link for more information) Team Uniforms Orders (Link for more information) The Firm (Lin...

recall readiness part 1

Bethany Hacker |

Turn Challenging Customers Into Loyal Clients

A decorator was in a bind: His customer’s event was the next day, and the PMS colors in the art file didn’t match the ones listed on the purchase order. To make matters worse, the decorator couldn’t reach his client, so his team had a 50/50 cha...

Bethany Hacker |

Brands Taking a Stand

From BIC Graphic Blog According to a recent survey, consumers want the businesses they support to engage in social and political issues, especially on social media. In fact, 73% of 18-34 year old shoppers expect brands to speak up for causes they sup...

Marty Hartman | October 2, 2019

Backpacker Apparel Interview with CEO, David Bebon

Listen to the Interview: Links mentioned in this interview: Backpacker Apparel Website Backpacker Apparel Catalog Contact Backpacker Apparel: Phone: (212) 221-6060 Email: davidb@dbebz.com Interview Transcript: Marty Hartman: Welcome to the supplier s...

Bethany Hacker | September 30, 2019

REVISED Overtime Rule from the Dept of Labor

The suspense is over – the Department of Labor announced the revised Overtime Rule, which will set the minimum salary threshold for the Fair Labor Standard Act’s white-collar exemptions at $684 per week, or $35,568 per year. The rule, which will ...

Bethany Hacker |

From Calderon Textiles on the Tariffs

September 19, 2019 This communication is in follow up to my letter dated August 2, 2019. In the previous letter, I informed you of newly imposed tariffs of 10% on Chinese imports. I also shared with you that there had been softening in the cotton pri...