Fast-growing baseball apparel brand expanding in Farmingdale

Listen to this article Baseball Lifestyle 101, a fast-growing sports apparel and accessories business founded by a young Long Island entrepreneur, is expanding in Farmingdale. The company leased an 18,600-square-foot industrial building on 1.1 acres at 70 Carolyn Blvd., giving the brand more than three-times its existing space. Baseball Lifestyle 101 is the brainchild of Josh Shapiro, who planted the seeds of the enterprise with an Instagram account when he was a 15-year-old student at Walt Whitman High School in Huntington Station. “I posted a lot of baseball content, trying to grow a community,” Shapiro told LIBN. And grew it…

Mercury (MRCY) to Supply Electronic Warfare Training Subsystems

Mercury Systems MRCY has secured a significant five-year contract worth $243.8 million from the US Navy. This indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract is set to supply rapidly reprogrammable electronic attack training subsystems for the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division. Leveraging more than 25 years of test and training technology from the Mercury Processing Platform, these subsystems aim to provide cutting-edge jamming and electronic warfare capabilities to US pilot training organizations. Mercury’s digital RF memory (DRFM)-based reactive jamming subsystems offer flexibility, enabling training planners to quickly reprogram missions across various aircraft through an intuitive software interface. Moreover, these systems can simulate…

A key change for Club Shop online orders – News

Fans using our online shop from Friday afternoon onwards will notice a difference when reaching the Checkout page. For all UK orders we will no longer use Royal Mail and will instead be offering two choices for postage, depending on how quickly the order is required. There will be a Standard Delivery option through EVRi, offering a fully tracked service taking a maximum of three working days and a Premium Delivery option which offers a next working day delivery with DHL. The Standard Delivery will be priced at £3.95 and the Premium Delivery at £6.50. Head of Retail Mat…

What is Temu? And is the shopping app worth your time and money?

Temu has been called the “dollar store of online shopping.” What’s it all about? And is it safe to shop there? GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. — The story was originally published in November 2023. In just days, the holiday shopping blitz begins with Black Friday. However, a shopping app called Temu has already attracted bargain shoppers for months now. The online retailer sells just about anything you can think of, at prices up to 75% less than what you’d pay on other sites. Since its debut just one year ago, Temu has become the most downloaded free app in both the…

Walmart, unspun partner on 3D fabric weaving technology

Walmart is kicking off a pilot project with unspun, a fashion tech company using the world’s first 3D weaving technology. If successful, the collaboration could help reduce the environmental impact of garment production, offer a more sustainable process to meet apparel demand and support the companies’ shared commitment to shift more textile manufacturing back to the United States. Out of its micro factory in Oakland, Calif., unspun claims its technology is designed to more quickly and efficiently transform yarn into garments. The pilot project directly addresses concerns about waste in the apparel industry—a significant global challenge—driven primarily by fabric loss…

Canada’s Lululemon Athletica’s revenue jumps 19% in FY23

Lululemon Athletica, a Canadian athletic apparel company, has reported a net revenue increase of 19 per cent in fiscal 2023 (FY23), reaching $9.6 billion, with a noteworthy 20 per cent rise on a constant currency basis. This growth was driven by a substantial 54 per cent increase in international net revenue, or 58 per cent on a constant dollar basis, alongside a solid 12 per cent rise in the Americas. Comparable sales across the board rose by 13 per cent, or 14 per cent when adjusted for constant dollar terms, indicating strong consumer loyalty and new customer acquisition. Notably, international…

American Apparel launches e-commerce in Australia and New Zealand

In a bid to expand its reach in the two markets, American Apparel has unveiled a dedicated e-commerce site for Australia and New Zealand, where the entirety of its 2024 product line will be available. Prior to this, the brand had been sold primarily through third-party sites and its parent company’s overarching website, Gildan Brands. In a release, Chuck Ward, president of sales, marketing and distribution at Gildan Activewear SRL, said the company was “thrilled to increase access to American apparel” in the two regions. Ward continued: “We will also be bringing our newest collections and styles of American Apparel®…

What’s Trending in the Apparel Sector? As It Turns Out, Beauty Isn’t Just Skin Deep

Christian Chensvold, Associate Editor | Tuesday, March 12, 2024 One of life’s great balancing acts is the ongoing war between wants and needs. As 2024 picks up steam, consumer habits that came to the forefront during the holiday shopping season continue to manifest. According to a recent report from Circanaa leading adviser on consumer behavior and a trusted resource for 7,000 brands and retailers, consumer spending is more rooted in need and practicality than desire and indulgence. But one nonessential category shows substantial growth and is starting to “eat the lunch” of the apparel sector, according to Kristen Classi-Zummo. The…