Boston Marathon sues Zazzle and Cafepress

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WOW.  Huge story for a related industry about Intellectual Property Rights in our back yard.  Interesting that Spreadshirt wasn’t cited as well.  It’s going to be a scary few months to see how this turns out.  We always have problems with registered trademarks. Mark actually came to me yesterday after he saw someone order a bunch of shirts with “Save the TaTas” in text and the breast cancer ribbon (not […]

Patagonia video on factories and quality

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Patagonia is obviously a leader in social responsibility and has been for decades.  They offer very high quality garments and we are fortunate to offer the patagonia brand to anyone interested in embroidering their logo on them. Patagonia just emailed out the 3rd video in their “FootPrint Chronicles” series and it makes an incredible point on the definition of quality.  Quality should not be defined by the attributes of a garment, its technical specifications […]

Deliver Happiness: The Zappos Story You can Learn From

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I was lucky enough to get an advance copy of Tony Hsieh’s book Delivering Happiness a few weeks ago. ┬áTo be honest, I’ve only read half of the book but love it so far. ┬áThis is a great story of a kid that got lucky (i think he admits that) in the dot com craze of the ’90s but learned so much through the experience that he changed everything with […]