With 'Good Burger 2' coming out later this month, it makes sense that a fast food chain is doing a co-branded promo. Arby's is reminding everyone they, in fact, have good burgers, but the collaborative branding and merchandising effort falls a little flat and feels a little bland.
Hockey is possibly the most punk rock sport there is. Yes, football has plenty of hits, but it just doesn't have that nonstop action that hockey does. It's pretty much a mosh pit with incentives. Plus, arenas tend to host rock bands more often than football stadiums (unless you're, like, Bruce Springsteen). The Anaheim Ducks…
A portrait then-8-year-old Liam Castellanos did of his big-league dad ended up on a T-shirt that the team sold through the Reds' official store, with proceeds going to charity. Now in Philly, Liam once again put marker to paper for charity, this time drawing himself and bringing his own face into the team.
The NBA season is back, and two co-branded campaigns done with the league stand out as examples of how modern sports promotions can look. One is a traditional streetwear collaboration, and the other is much more of a traditional promo that disguises itself as a streetwear collaboration.
After Bengals receiver Ja'Marr Chase said he's "always open" in a press conference, 7-Eleven created a co-branded line of merchandise with Chase, including a sparkly 7-Eleven logo pendent, Bengals-colored apparel, and more.
Phillies right fielder Nick Castellanos' son, Liam, designed a T-shirt for charity while his dad was playing for the Cincinnati Reds. Now that he's in Philly and making history in the playoffs, the younger Castellanos is literally going back to the drawing board for another line of apparel.
The city of Philadelphia Visitor Center teamed up with Sylvester Stallone for a branded merchandise pop-up outside of the city's art museum. The museum steps are famous for the "Rocky" training montage, and millions of visitors flock to the statue outside each year, creating a perfect merchandising opportunity.
University of Colorado's merchandise sales have increased by 1,200% year-to-date, and most of that is due to the Coach Prime Effect. Similar to the Taylor Swift Effect, the Coach Prime Effect is what happens when a new variable enters an established medium and create new demand in something from new audiences.
Drake used a QR code projected during his concerts and outside of venues to allow fans to get their hands on limited edition merchandise, and maybe even some cash, all in a branded package through a collaboration with Shopify.
The Congressional-Executive Commission on China, a bipartisan Congressional commission, sent a letter to NBA commissioner Adam Silver to ask that the league stop using and selling apparel and footwear made using forced labor in China