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Top Promotional Products of 2013

Monday, December 30th, 2013

As the year 2013 comes to a close, we look back on some of the key promotional products that were sold throughout the market. According to, the top items that flourished this year can be divided into three main categories: drink and food containers, apparel and tech gadgets.

Drink & Food:
The drink ware category included flavor infusing water bottles and spill-proof coffee tumblers and water bottles, a promotional classic. Also heavily sold this year were filtered drink ware, providing water straight from the tap and custom food containers, all ready for a home packed lunch.

Must have clothing items for this year included poly/cotton t-shirts as well as corporate apparel. Camouflage prints also proved to be a hit for 2013, which displayed the rugged American spirit. Finally, sunglasses did well because of their low prices, multitude of colors and ability to be used all year round.

Tech Gadgets:
The most popular promotional items for tech gadgets included ear buds, carrying cases, USB drives and mobile accessories. These items predict to be a top favorite in the years to come.

Keep in mind that full color products proved to be well-liked by customers this year. Imprints with bold, bright colors will get your message across and will definitely get noticed by your customers.

Advantages of Giving Corporate Holiday Gifts

Friday, November 1st, 2013

At this time of year corporate gift giving is an ideal way to show your employees and top customers how much you value and appreciate them. While holiday gift giving is still important, consider giving corporate gifts for a variety of unique occasions. Corporate gift giving has many benefits for both the giver and the receiver. Some of the top reasons for your company to give promotional gifts include:Custom Corporate Clocks

Advertise Your Business

All organizations depend on advertising in order to thrive. Distributing promotional corporate gifts is essential to this growing process. When a client receives a gift with your company’s name and contact information on it, they will remember your business every time they use it. Branded gifts like t-shirts and hats are both appreciated by your client, and at the same time provide awareness for your organization.

Improve Company Morale

Letting your employees know that you value their hard work is a traditional benefit of corporate gift giving. These gifts are also ideal for showing appreciation and strengthening relationships with key customers during the holiday season. Generally, the most appreciated holiday gifts are those that are not perceived as promotional products. Incorporating your company’s name or logo tastefully into the gift is usually the best way to go.

Reward Your Customers

Building strong relationships with your customers is a huge advantage of corporate gift giving. Your most valuable clients deserve to be thanked for the business they bring to your company. Personalized corporate gifts are most appropriate to give to your top customers, as they best represent your close business relationship.

Hopefully you’ve had a great year, so this holiday season, be sure to keep these points in mind when you are thinking about generously giving away some holiday gifts!

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Best Fall Items Under $10

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

With the arrival of the fall months, it is the perfect time to check out what Drew & Rogers branded products can offer you to help celebrate the cool weather. Add your custom logo to these items for a perfectly branded autumn!

12-can cooler: This cooler is perfect for tailgating games, hanging out by the fire or for a fall picnic. The cooler features a hide-away dual cup holder with hook and loop closure to rest your beverages. It also has a 38 inch adjustable shoulder strap for easy carrying. It is available in blue, black and red colors.


Duncan Cup: This sturdy tumbler is available in red, brown, yellow, purple and green colors to warm you up on a chilly fall morning. The Duncan cup is an 18 ounce double wall plastic insulated tumbler with a rubber textured grip. With a designated area for your logo to be screen printed, the Duncan cup tumbler is durable and fits in most car beverage holders. The easy to screw lid will help prevent major spills on a busy morning.


Embroidered Fleece Blanket: This custom 50” x 60” embroidered fleece blanket will keep you warm in the chilly months. Bundle up at a football game or in front of the fire. Customize your logo on this comfy fleece which is available in 11 colors and comes with a nylon carrying strap.


Mini Football: Nothing says fall like the beginning of football season! These mini footballs are a great giveaway to promote your school, pop-warner team, company, or brand. Show your football spirit with these fun products.


Embroidered Knit Hats: Bundle up under your fleece blanket at the game with customized knit hats. This deal can’t be beat! Minimum 48 pieces, includes up to 10,000 stitches in one location, and a free tape charge. Choose from beanie or cuff style hat, available in 12 colors as well.

Promotional products are seen through marketer’s eyes as branding opportunities, putting company names on everything from t-shirts to sports arenas. Allow your company logo to be recognized on a variety of products. These fall specials under $10 will help your brand kick-off to a great season ahead! For promotional and ASI products, including custom printed apparel, corporate awards, greeting cards, and calendars, D&R Branded Products can put your company image on the map by saturating the market with branded promotional products. – Find out more at:

MetLife Giveaway Day Hats Produced by D&R Branded Products

Monday, October 24th, 2011

Van Wagner Sports and Entertainment LLC tapped D&R Branded Products to manage the production of MetLife”s celebratory giveaway hats at Bryant Park in honor of the naming of the New Meadowlands Stadium to MetLife Stadium.

Coaches Tom Coughlin & Rex Ryan

Quarterbacks Mark Sanchez and Eli Manning


Van Wagner Sports and Entertainment is a full service sports, entertainment, and media organization that offers a unique combination of communication platforms and services across best in class properties. They provide in-game signage and broadcast opportunities, customized sponsorship and experiential programs, specialized consulting and development services, and extensive sales resources. Their experienced team is organized into three dedicated areas that devise and implement strategically crafted marketing initiatives via measurable, results driven programs.

MetLife, Inc. is a leading global provider of insurance, annuities and employee benefit programs, serving 90 million customers in over 50 countries.  Through its subsidiaries and affiliates, MetLife holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East.

Awesome Autumn Specials

Thursday, October 13th, 2011

D&R Branded Products has launched a new autumn product specials page. Check out this fall”s deals on some of the coolest, and most practical, branded products on the market. Stay warm with a fleece blanket, knit cap or ice scraper. Enjoy your time around the campfire with a mini s”mores kit! All items can be customized with your logo or personalized however you see fit. Keep your logo or company information in front of your clients, remember a great event, or reward employees with these superb items. Ideal for fall and winter when the weather gets chilly, you can bundle up savings and fashionable fall items from D&R Branded Products today! Visit our autumn specials page for more information on these great products.

D&R Branded Products is on YouTube!

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

This just in: D&R Branded Products now has a YouTube page! D&R Branded Products has launched a YouTube channel to supply users with videos to give them a better sense of what our promotional products actually look like! Get a better idea of what you will actually be getting when you purchase your branded promotional products by seeing the true size, shape, and color. Check out videos of some of our latest and greatest products using our YouTube user name: DandRBrandedProducts. Check out our current summer specials and make sure to check back for new item releases and special pricing. New items coming this fall! Connect with us to stay in the loop and not miss out on our great custom branded promotional items.

New Specials Page

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

D&R Branded Products has launched a new product specials page. Check out this summer”s hottest deals on some of the coolest branded products on the market. Stay cool with an insulated drawstring cooler bag or keep all your things together at the beach with a beach sand bag. All items can be customized with your logo or personalized however you see fit. Visit our summer specials page for more information on these great products today!