Originating in China during the Song Dynasty around 1,000 years ago, screen printing has undergone massive changes over the centuries and only developed in its recognizable modern form since the 1960’s, when it became a customary method of printing designs onto T-shirts and other forms of apparel.
To begin to understand how important team apparel are in the realm of sports, just think for a moment of what it would be like if your favorite team didn’t wear uniforms. What if everyone just showed up in random clothing that had no connection with what teammates were wearing?
While attractively embroidered clothing and other objects have intrinsic and personal value to many, and embroidered sports uniforms are a major application of custom embroidery today - businesses also have much to gain by ordering custom embroidered work uniforms, promotional items, and more.
Anyone who has started a business from scratch understands the blood, sweat and tears expended to get a new venture up and running. You, also, understand that the day you open your doors to customers is not the finish line, but rather the staring line for your business. It is vital for the long-term success of any business to be constantly growing and evolving. There is an old adage in business that goes “If you aren’t growing, you’re dying.”
Recently, I was watching the film ”Woman of the Year” with Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy (yes, it was in black and white and yes, I do watch films made well before I was born) and it struck me as to how much acceptable workplace apparel has changed since 1942 (yes, 1942, I know I need a life).
You have decided that you want to provide your customers or perhaps employees with branded promotional items to “get your company’s name out there” but how do you make the best selection from the literally thousands of branded promotional item options available to you.
In your business all of your competitors are probably using similar marketing tactics and promotional items to communicate with the same audience. So how can you possibly stand out from the crowd? Forgo the typical keychains and business card holders and invest in a suite of promotional products that hit home for Florida-based businesses.
There is a lot of discussion around uniforms and their effectiveness in schools and businesses all across our country. Right here in Volusia County the school board instituted a policy requiring all public school students to wear uniforms to school, and from the sound of it the teachers may be next. The benefits of uniform wearing extends far beyond schools. From small businesses to large corporations, many business leaders are hopping on the uniform bandwagon because of it’s proven ability to increase teamwork and employee morale.