Impressions

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Buying Equipment on eBay

Pssst...Hey, wanna buy screen printing and embroidery equipment at rock-bottom prices? We’re talking high-end machinery that retails for thousands of dollars going for a fraction of the price.

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Management

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  • More Than Luck

    When Elaine Hayward came up with the concept for her decorated apparel business, Absolutely Specialties Inc., she was looking for a way to balance her roles as a stay-at-home mom and (at least) part-time worker.  

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  • Printing Profits

    As with any type of screen printing, there are pros and cons to contract work. The key to making it pay is being aware of what they are and gearing your operation to meet the challenges. 

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  • The Music Man

    It all started with some T-shirts – or the lack thereof. Ask Greg Szechenyi how he got started in the decorated apparel business, and the diehard musician will tell you he just needed some shirts to promote his band. 

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Trends

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  • The Complex Organic Cotton Issue

    The following is a letter from Garry Bell of Gildan Activewear that was submitted in response to Jimmy Lamb’s article, “How Green is Your Green?” which appeared in the September 2014 issue of Impressions

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  • Cool Kids

    The kidswear market spans small tykes, active youth and trend-seeking teens, making it one of the largest, most demanding — and most lucrative — niches.  

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  • How Green is Your Green?

    With consumer spending on the decline, many companies are desperate to boost sales and see jumping on the “green” bandwagon as the perfect solution. 

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Services and Resources