Clocks & Watches

Selco Completes Training With American Watchmakers - Clockmakers Institute
August 16, 2021 at 10:42 am

Selco, a Tulsa, Oklahoma-based timepiece manufacturing company, completed three days of training with the American Watchmakers - Clockmakers Institute (AWCI). The training took place in AWCI's state-of-the-art mobile training lab. The assemblers split into two groups, made up of Selco veterans and newer assemblers. Since the veteran assemblers worked with AWACI previously, they spent their…

McDonald's Is Back With Another Celebrity Meal/Merch Tie-In, and It's Expensive as Heck
October 16, 2020 at 10:26 am

After we all got done telling them Cactus Jack sent us for the Travis Scott meal (and subsequent insane merchandise drop), McDonald’s teamed up with J Balvin for another branded meal and merchandise tie-in. And it’s not like this was an item or two. There’s an entire merchandise shop that includes, like, a zillion items...

Massive Philadelphia Counterfeit Busts Include Fake YETI Tumblers and Bogus Luxury Watches
July 2, 2018 at 1:12 pm

Though Boston also covets the crown, we here in Philadelphia will always deem our turf “the cradle of liberty.” Fortunately, for Philadelphians, that freedom does not extend to lawbreakers, though, and its U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers have proven productive this year, recently announcing their successful suppression of counterfeit peddlers. Their efforts netted…

White Sox Clock Giveaway Is Hugely Popular
May 18, 2017 at 2:25 pm

The White Sox had a pretty imaginative giveaway with their Ken "Hawk" Harrelson talking alarm clock, and it turned out to be a fan favorite. Harrelson, a former MLB player currently known to the White Sox faithful as the voice in the broadcast booth for the last three decades, received 100 of the clocks. "When…

Apple Bends the Rules with Unofficial Olympics Merchandise
August 10, 2016 at 5:57 pm

While the Olympics selected Samsung as the official mobile phone sponsor of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Apple Inc. has no plans to sit the 2016 games out. Instead, Apple has been using an Apple Store location outside the games to promote its special-edition Apple watch bands, according to Tech2. The company has been enticing…

Outfit of the Week: Airport Glam
February 24, 2016 at 3:57 pm

We usually wear yoga pants, a hoodie and UGGs when we’re flying, but sometimes we have to be a little more presentable as soon as we land. Staying comfortable and looking good when traveling is the topic of this week's #OOTW (Outfit of the Week).

Fitbit Unveils Fashion-forward Alta Wearable
February 3, 2016 at 6:45 pm

In an effort to become a more stylish fitness tracker, Fitbit has released the modular Alta bracelet. The $130 wearable features a more discreet stainless-steel band with black, blue, teal or plum bands. And for $60 more, prospective buyers can spring for a genuine leather band.