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3 Questions You Should Be Asking Right Now

3 Questions You Should Be Asking Right Now

Here are the 3 questions that you should be asking right now: Do we have the right people working here?Are we doing the right things to be successful?Do we do those things right? It doesn't matter what type of business you are in, who…
Shirt Lab Ft. Worth Why You Should Attend

Shirt Lab Ft. Worth: Why You Should Attend

Shirt Lab Ft. Worth will be here before you know it. This is our first live event since 2019, and I have to tell you, the excitement level is off the charts. And it isn't just me. Check your calendar and block off September 12th through…
Prepare and Build for the Future of Your Shop

Prepare and Build For the Future of Your Shop

As this pandemic drags on, more changes are headed our way in the decorated apparel industry. A few shifts that are happening in the marketplace probably won't stick, but others will certainly have longer legs. This article is about those…

Shop Improvement Series: Accelerate Your Art Department

Recently in the Shirt Lab Tribe live Q&A session on Zoom, the group discussion was focused on ways to run an Art Department better. As a former art director, I have some viewpoints on this and thought it would make a good topic for an…
7 Ways to Connect with Customers Now

7 Ways to Connect with Customers Now

Are you working on your "Next Normal" yet for your business? You should be. What I mean by this is that going forward how you interacted and marketed to customers may not work the same way that you are used to. There is a "Next Normal"…

Together Is Better: Notes from ThreadX19

ThreadX19 in San Diego was a smashing success at generating an avalanche of ideas and networking opportunities for garment decorators. During the last three days, I asked many attendees, "Why are you here?".  I got basically two answers…