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Considerations for Choosing the Right Socks for Hiking
September 24, 2018
Hiking can put a lot of stress on your feet, not to mention abrasions, insect bites, and blisters. The season and type of hiking you do will influence the type of hiking sock you need. Here are some tips for choosing the best hiking socks. ....
Best Practices for Designing Custom Dress Socks
August 27, 2018
Dress socks with bright colors and patterns are in vogue. Though there are few rules for the type of socks you can now wear to the office, here are a few design guidelines to optimize the manufacturability of your custom dress socks. ....
Top 3 Ways to Organize Your Sock Drawer
July 23, 2018
You’re running late but you can't seem to find the socks that go with your outfit under the mound of unpaired socks in your sock drawer. It doesn’t have to be this way. It’s time to organize your sock drawer. Consider these 3 methods to organize your socks. ....
Who Are the Leading Sock Manufacturers and Brands?
June 24, 2018
The sock market has grown faster in the last several years than the overall growth of the apparel industry. Which brands are currently benefiting from this trend? Here are the top selling sock brands in the US as of 2016. ....
Why Socks Will Never Disappear
May 27, 2018
Socks have existed in some form for thousands of years. What started out as something needed for warmth and protection against the harsh material of early shoes has evolved into status symbols, fashion statements, and forms of expression. ....
Health Benefits of Socks
April 22, 2018
They can complement an outfit, showcase your personality, and even show your support for a cause. But did you know that the socks you’re wearing also have health benefits? Here are 6 ways your socks help minimize certain health risks and ailments. ....
The Latest Trends in Custom Socks
March 26, 2018
Research shows that sales of print and patterned socks are increasing while those of solid colors are declining. This is because socks have now become an accepted medium for expression. Here are a few different styles that are currently on the uptrend. ....
Why Are Celebrities Designing Their Own Socks?
February 26, 2018
Rihanna's Iconic Looks Collection is just one of many instances of celebrities expanding their brand presence into socks. With other celebrities jumping on the opportunity to design their own socks, one can't help but wonder, "why socks?" ....
Sock Culture Around the World
January 22, 2018
Socks may not be a dominant part of U.S. and Canadian culture yet, but they are becoming a more prominent form of expression. How do other countries treat socks? In many parts of the world, they are a very important part of fashion, culture, and tradition. ....
Should Politicians Wear Funky Socks?
December 27, 2017
Since winning the election in 2015, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has created an international buzz. He seems to possess a youthful energy that few politicians have, and perhaps most strikingly, a love for funky dress socks that the media can't get enough of. ....
Ideas for Creating Festive Holiday Socks
November 24, 2017
The holiday season is that special time of year when more people break from their routines and put on bright colors and ornate patterns. This is especially true of socks. If your organization doesn't already have them, it’s time to consider festive socks. ....
Cotton Is King When It Comes to Socks
October 23, 2017
Socks have a tough job. They get stretched, walked on, and washed a lot. Given these tasks, you’d be hard pressed to find a sock material that’s capable of delivering on all of these demands better than cotton—the undisputed king of sock materials. ....
Reasons To Up Your Sock Game
September 25, 2017
If you're a retailer, promotional products distributor, or a company that uses promotional socks as giveaways, you may need to up your sock game this year. That may mean stocking up on higher quality, better made socks or offering greater variety. ....
5 Useful Tips on Ordering Promotional Gifts for Marketing
August 28, 2017
It’s one of the most challenging questions facing marketing departments. “What kind of promotional products should we order for our marketing giveaways?” Here are 5 useful tips on ordering Promotional gifts. ....
Marketing to Millennials Using Promotional Products
July 24, 2017
Making up about 25 percent of the U.S. population and 21 percent of consumer discretionary purchases, millennials are a target for many brands. Learn how to effectively market to millennials with promotional products. ....