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Year of the Dragon! – Your promotional guide to Chinese New Year

ūüźČHappy Chinese New Year!ūüźČ Each Lunar New Year welcomes another chinese zodiac animal, this year is... *drum roll please* The Dragon!¬†In Chinese culture, the dragon is a symbol of strength, power, and good fortune.¬†Hence, get ready to channel your inner dragon and embrace the adventurous spirit. Whether you're born in the...

The Benefits of Branded Merchandise for Employees!

What are the Benefits of Branded Merchandise for Employees? Companies are constantly on the lookout for innovative ways to enhance their workplace culture and keep their employees engaged. One surprisingly effective strategy is branded merchandise!Yes, those stylish items printed, engraved or even embroidered with your company logo or message! Branded merch has...

Why Merchandise?

Why should you choose Promotional Merchandise? In the world of business, building and maintaining a strong brand is essential for long-term success. One powerful tool that companies often overlook in their brand-building strategies, is merchandise. Merchandise plays a pivotal role in shaping a company's image, enhancing recognition, fostering a sense of togetherness...

Organic Cotton – What are the Benefits? ‚Äč

What are the Benefits of Organic, Recycled and Fairtrade Cotton? In the world of conscientious consumerism, three terms are making waves: organic cotton, recycled cotton, and Fairtrade. These eco-friendly fabrics are changing the game for merchandising companies and consumers alike. Allowing your enviromentl beliefs to be represented by eco friendly...

RPET: The Eco-Friendly Superhero of Merchandising!

RPET: The Eco-Friendly Superhero of Merchandising! Let’s start by introducing you to RPET, a versatile and environmentally conscious material that’s redefining our perceptions of plastics. Likewise, it originates from PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate), a plastic you’ve probably encountered in everything from water bottles to food packaging. Furthermore, here's the real magic of RPET: it takes...

Trend Alert! Seeds and Seeded Merchandise…

It is not just our new range of items going green this year. We now offer seeded merchandise to turn your clients desks and gardens into colourful spaces. We've brought together some memorable gift alternatives that will allow your brand to 'grow', literally, with our easy to use planted merch...

New Merch for 2022 – Our Top Picks!

Happy New Year! Need something new and interesting for 2022? Check out our incredible range of new products, these range from distinctive promotional gifts and giveaways to sustainable technology. Fitness Merchandise With the New Year comes new fitness goals! This means updating your fitness equipment in order to meet those goals....

Low Cost Branded Gifts for 2021

With a roadmap set in place to get back to normality this Summer, the forefront on people's mind will be 'how to get promoting' in ways which won't cost the earth and encourage and remind customers, regular and potential, that you're still here to help. That's where we come in! We...

2021 Promotional New Year Products

New Year, New Merch! Get 2021 off to a great start with a range of branded products to help with either New Year resolutions or create a feat of positivity for your client base. According to a YouGov poll the most popular resolutions for Britons are focussed around health and improving...

Responsible Promotional Merchandise

With a new trend of promotional gifts being introduced into the market this year, we've seen an upgrade in integrating sustainability, personalisation and packaging methods. Items that were best sellers in previous years have seen material being swapped out for material made from renewable sources or lend themselves to recycling....

Merchandise World 2020

Last week CM's Sophie and Helen went on an adventure to Coventry to check out Merchandise World at the Ricoh Arena, there they searched high and low to find you some new merch ideas for 2020 from a ton of UK and European suppliers! Here's just a a few of...

Meet the Mood Collection!

Introducing the new Mood collection! High quality meets quick lead times with this new range which includes a fantastic vacuum bottle which keeps your drinks cool for up to 24 hours and hot drinks hot for up to 12 hours. They also come in a huge range of stylish colours...

Top 5 Promotional Trends to look for in October 2019!

There‚Äôs no need to be scared of Halloween themed merchandise, these fun and light hearted seasonal giveaways are the perfect opportunity to make your clients scream (with delight). 1. Halloween ‚Äď Spooky Merchandise for the Spookier time of year Of course a clear favourite is sweets, from yummy jelly brains for the zombie office...

Top Promotional Products for Upcoming Fresher’s Week

In keeping with the exciting times of starting university, here’s our list of the best promotional giveaways for fresher’s week this September! 1. Key Rings An understated promotional product, key rings are a fantastic giveaway to include when handing over keys to accommodation, at student union events and even at university open days. Once...

RFID – Keeping Your Digital Data Safe

RFID or radio-frequency identification refers to a technology whereby encoded digital data is captured by a reader via radio waves. https://completemerchandise.co.uk//www.completemerchandise.co.uk/rfid-protection-card-holders/ Blocking your digital data is hugely important. You won't even know if a passerby has swiped past you with a skimming machine. That's a quick £30 from your bank account -...

Promotional Build Your Own Birdhouses

https://completemerchandise.co.uk//www.completemerchandise.co.uk/woohouse-wooden-bird-houses/ A birdhouse is a great way of encouraging wildlife into your garden. Birds require suitable nesting sites to breed successfully, not to mention how important it is for population levels of birds to be maintained. These houses have a great print area. Make your logo stand out and...

New Shakermate – Full Colour Branded Protein Shaker

Introducing the new Shakermate protein shaker in Full Colour. The World’s first Full Colour Protein Shaker. This 700ml/24oz Shakermate protein shaker features an integrated mesh mixer making sure that your protein powder gets a good blitz. The rounded inner base makes for easier cleaning. There are 10 mix & match...

Grab the New Year by the Business Horns

This blog post is designed to inspire and guide businesses on how to kick off the new year with a powerful enough bang that even their future employees can feel it! Our weapon of choice: promotional merchandise. Why is NOW more important than ever? When we say "now", we mean between December...

3 Promotional Speakers That Rock!

Listening to music is a widely loved pastime, indulged by demographics of all ages, cultures, and backgrounds. What does this mean? It means it's the end of the sane world as we know it!!! No, just kidding, it means that we're pretty confident that no matter what your business or...

Bamboo & Rice Drinkware – The New Favourite!

We're simply IN LOVE with this new collection of promotional bamboo and rice drinkware! Made from a masterful combination of high-quality bamboo and rice fibre, each item is either fully or partially recyclable, and can be used as many times as you like. From our experience, we've learned that target...

Holiday & Travel Promotional Ideas

Passports eagerly dusted off, shades donned, and luggage bags at the ready - everyone is gearing up for this year's holiday and travel season! This month, we're targeting this enormous market by assembling a snapshot of our favourite holiday and travel merchandise to help inspire your marketing efforts. We've included a range of...

The Hot List – Promotional Merchandise 2018

The PPD Live exhibition is always a great top-up of what's hot and what's not in the promotional merchandise world! On a mission to fish out the newest, most on-trend, and best-selling products in the new market; we've gathered together a list of products that you really should get to...

Autumn & Winter Merchandise That People Will Love

Whilst we wave our sad goodbyes to summer, we mustn't forget that autumn and winter are fruitful business seasons too. So, let's go slice ourselves a piece of that pie! Whatever your budget looks like, we've got something for you to get your marketing mitts onto. Below, we've mixed together our most-popular range...

How Can Promotional Merchandise Benefit Me?

To put simply, if a business, like those who utilized courses such as that Power bI training UK, or event holder knows how to use promotional merchandise in the right way, it will serve as a powerful tool in capturing target audiences. Conversely, if used incorrectly it can be like...

15 Best Promotional Christmas Gifts

A looming September is always a nice slap in the face that Christmas is just around the corner. Before we proceed, let me share with you the best casinos to play in this season. A season where promotions are showing up on these casinos. If you listen closely enough, you...

15 New and Trending Promotional Merchandise 2017

Returning from a valuable visit to this year's Promotional Product Expo (PPExpo) - the industry's largest gathering of promotional merchandise suppliers - we are fortified with knowledge on what's new and trending this year! Why is this information important? Knowing what's fresh and exciting will enable businesses (you) to choose merchandise that will trigger curiosity...

Promotional Health and Fitness Merchandise

Welcome to our promotional health and fitness merchandise collection! We're all too familiar with the post-Christmas bulge around the midsection, making this month's snapshot a very apt one indeed.  Take advantage of the fat-to-fit, junk-to-hunk surge by giving away fitness merchandise to get your brand into the visual space of potential customers!...

Christmas Merchandise – Branding the Business Boom!

Christmas isn't just a time for festive celebrations and get-togethers, it's also a booming and lucrative period for businesses. Audiences are active, consumers are clicking, and shoppers are shopping! Take advantage of this time by giving away or selling promotional merchandise to create greater brand awareness for your products or services. Use them...

Halloween Merchandise – Boost Brand Awareness Now!

Halloween isn't just for kids; it can be just as rewarding for us adults too! This giant event attracts the attention of millions of potential consumers from all around - take advantage of this by giving out branded merchandise! We have an expansive range of Halloween merchandise which includes everything from...

Promotional Diaries You’ll Fall in Love With!

Are you looking for something that your consumers will engage with all year round? A piece of merchandise that will provide your consumers with real use? Something with sentiment and meaning? Well, your answer is loud and clear: a new branded Mini Cooper! No, just kidding - we're talking about something...

Promotional Matchboxes – Set Your Brand Alight!

Can these simple, unpretentious little boxes really make a difference to my event, service, product or brand? The answer is a spectacular yes! Unlike many other merchandise options, promotional Matchboxes are excellent survivors. Our strange but wonderful tendency to attach sentimental and useful values to them is their secret weapon to avoid being...

5 Bestsellers of April 2016 – Promotional Merchandise

April has been a marvelous month for us (grinning as I type), and it's partly thanks to these five choices of promotional merchandise! They have shifted an unprecedented number of units, and we expect it's due to a fast-approaching (and, overdue, for us British folks) Summer! With festivals and outdoor events creeping out from hibernation,...

Promotional Football Merchandise

Football, like the one listed on Ladbrokes Near Me, continues to dominate the sporting world, and with it comes many lucrative merchandising opportunities. Additionally, the UEFA Euro 2016 is teasing us round the corner - so what are you waiting for? Remember, your business doesn't need to be sports related...

Do You Require Promotional Merchandise?

"We aim to deliver promotional tools that enable brands worldwide to create impressions, that last." Complete Merchandise is a leading supplier of promotional merchandise. The home to thousands of promotional products, exhibition/event giveaways, crowd merchandise for festivals and sports events, corporate gifts, branded clothing, and countless more categories - all at low-cost prices with our...

Trending Promotional Merchandise! May 3rd

Introducing this week's five trending promotional merchandise that are simply too awesome to ignore! We're a promotional merchandise supplier, powered by a friendly team of industry specialists who will work closely with you to provide the right branded goods, at the best possible prices in the market. Call 01420 478866 or email us at info@completemerchandise.co.uk,...

Promotional Lip Care Products Dominate Market!

2016 welcomes a new giant into the promotional market: Lip Care products! Boundless customisation, mouth-wateringly low prices, retail-level quality, and functionally appropriate for every audience and demographic. Equally as important, they are fantastically moisturising - and dry lips are a pain in the butt! Lip Balms form a fantastic physical link between...

Top 9 Promotional Lip Care Products

To the surprise of us all, promotional Lip Care Products have exploded into the market with unrelenting excitement and flare! These are adjectives we wouldn't normally attach to such a simple item; however, branded Lip Care Products have reached such a high level of quality that they have blurred the...

Top 13 Promotional Reusable Shopping Bags

Out, are non-biodegradable carrier bags that cripple our environment; in, are stylish Shopping Bags that we can use again and again! We have a vast, and continuously expanding promotional Shoppers category that satisfies all types of budgets and businesses. Ranging from our low-cost Woven Foldable, Minimax Foldable and Strawberry Foldable Shopping Bags; premium-feel Magofold Foldable...

Promotional Drinkware 2016

Introducing our newly expanded promotional Drinkware range! Filled to the brim with new choices, ranging from cheap and affordable Sports Bottles; popular Infuser Bottles; Drinkware in exciting, new shapes and sizes such as the T-Shirt Foldable Bottle and the Transparent Flask; to more premium and sophisticated Drinkware such as the Black...

Promotional Pet Merchandise 2016

The pet market is notoriously underestimated in both its size and its awareness-generating potential!  The well-respected PFMA commissioned a report last year which revealed that 46% of households own a pet(s), taking the total quantity of pets in the united kingdom to 58million - now that's one large audience you...

Exhibitions & Events – Promotional Merchandise

Our Exhibitions and Events category is one of our most impressive and all-encompassing sections to date. We've included promotional merchandise to suit any budget: from cheap novel pens, card holders, badges and magnets; typical exhibition items such as cotton bags, wristbands, lanyards and drinkware; to high-end tech gifts! We have...

Promotional Car Accessories

The untiring success of promotional Car Accessories is down to the simple fact that most consumers own or share a vehicle! This is reassurance that your promotional Car Accessories will be put to use, and that brand awareness can be maximised! Ranging from low-cost bespoke Air Fresheners and Anti-Grip Phone Mats, Winter...

Top 8 Promotional Foldable Shopping Bags

With the 5p charge fully in motion, and of course, a planet screaming for change - everybody is looking to reusable shopping bags.  The only problem is we often forget to bring them with us. The reusable bags are often left in the car or at home, therefore business have...

Promotional Lanyards for Businesses & Events

Promotional Lanyards are incredibly effective tools for promoting brand awareness and maintaining brand identity on location.  They offer fantastic print areas, and situate around the user's neck which enable good exposure to the audience you engage with. Promotional Lanyards are mainly used to keep name cards, information and keys in an accessible vicinity; however, there...

The Promotional Pen Collection 2015

Our promotional pen collection 2015 ranges from low-cost plastic pens, novel ballpens, premium-feel rollerball pens, the stunning Senator and Prodir ranges, executive pens, multi-functional/specialised pens, styluses and more! There's something for everyone, every budget and purpose. Whether it be a promotional campaign, event, session or exhibition; or simply a brand reinforcing visual...

Top 5 Promotional Pens in the Market

The wonderful truth about promotional pens is that every business and consumer is likely to have used, bought or received one. No other  promotional merchandise choice comes close to emulating such a statement.  However, amongst a consequently oversaturated world of pen shapes, styles and sizes - how can one possible choose? Not to...

Christmas Trolley Tokens – Now In Stock!

We’re back with another festive load of promotional Trolley Tokens! Santa may be coming, but you’ll still have to do your own shopping at the supermarket, and we know customers will scramble for these notoriously popular branded Tokens! Low-cost, durable, reusable and fun for all. Christmas seems to come around faster and faster...

8 Creative Shopping Bag Designs

Inspire your marketing minds with these 8 intelligently creative, stop-and-stare bag designs! Draw the eyes of passersby onto your brand to ensure maximum promotional exposure, rather than settle for the conventional, mundane bag template which will simply get ignored. 1. Floating Bags A shopping bag for Magic-i, a magic shop. The handles of the...

The Market’s Top Promotional Merchandise for Women

  Thinking of running a promotional marketing campaign aimed at women? Is your audience predominantly female? Are you considering a more feminine marketing approach?¬†Well, there is no better place to¬†start than inside their handbags!¬† The most successful¬†promotional items are the ones which are useful and¬†used on a regular basis, so here are...

Promotional Christmas Merchandise 2015

As a wonderful wave of Christmas magic warms us in yet another "coldest Winter to date"; we are as quick as ever to grasp the business boom! Grab this busy period by the horns and brand, promote, sell - brand, promote, sell - brand... you get the gist. We've sent out our product-sourcing...

Top Promotional Christmas Gifts 2015

As summer sinks into hibernation, making way for an eagerly awaiting Autumn to sweep in; we find ourselves already talking about Christmas! "Oh lord, where's this year gone!" - We hear ya! Welcome businesses, campaigners and gift givers to an even bigger, better and more beautiful collection of branded Christmas merchandise. One...

Autumn & Winter Promotional Merchandise 2015

This is the only autumn and winter collection you need! Bursting at the seams with new and beautiful branded merchandise, perfect for an array of budgets, campaigns and audiences. Summer is swiftly coming to an abrupt close, be smart and stock up today! Low-cost to premium items are offered, simply call 01420...

The Ultimate Promotional Drinkware Collection

Promotional drinkware is one of our strongest and faster-thriving categories - our bread and butter! We have dedicated years of networking and effort into developing and expanding this category, resulting in an expansive collection that includes barware, sports bottles, infuser bottles, promotional water, reusable plastic, thermal travel mugs and flasks, disposable drinkware, mugs...

5 Great Alternatives to Promotional Pens

Bored of Pens? Want to try something new? Yes, they are notoriously impactful and low cost, however, they are not the only strikers of the promo game! Listed below are five extremely popular and effective alternative merchandise categories - the champions of the low-cost range, so to speak. Read on and inspire...

Pre-Order Your Diaries, Calendars & Advent Calendars – Before It’s Too Late!

Businesses notoriously run out of time when dealing with Advent Calendars, Calendars and Diaries. They often collide with the Christmas rush from leaving orders for late October, November and even December! You will need to pre-order these particular items due to their substantially longer lead times - they generally require between 4-8 weeks....

Kids Promotional Ideas – 2015

We are extremely excited to propel our new snapshot of kids promotional ideas to the world! After a year of meticulously expanding our Kids Corner category, we are confident that we have something for everyone. Ranging from art material, fun outdoor products to puzzles and games, all for the lowest...

What should I print on my promotional merchandise?

Promotional merchandise is entirely about generating  brand awareness and delivering key information to audiences. This typically involves the display (print) of brand logos (representative imagery/text, if a logo is not available), slogans, website links and contact details.  However, the appropriateness and effectiveness of each of those options depend heavily on the...

Festival Promotional Ideas 2015

  Each year, we are flooded by festivals of all different¬†shapes, colours¬†and sizes. May it be the euphoric sound of strumming from Mr Sheeran at the V Festival, or the joyous clinks of pint glasses, filled generously to the brim at the Great British Beer Festival - you see, each one...

Tennis 2015 – Promotional Merchandise Ideas

Be sure that this year's French Open will set pulses racing across a merciless stage of clay, with Wimbledon, shortly after, springing back in all its beautifully green, star-studded and racket-wielding glory! Stirring up waves of excitement across a global audience, these events enable businesses everywhere, businesses just like yours, to...

Sports Promotional Ideas 2015

Every year, on both the national and the international stage, we are illuminated¬†with a wealth of sporting goodness! And this year is certainly no exception!¬†Below, we've listed 2015's eye-watering¬†sports line-up!   Australian¬†Open (Tennis) ¬† - ¬†¬†19th January Skiing World Championships ¬†- ¬†2nd February Rugby 6 Nations¬† - ¬†6th February Cricket World Cup¬† - ¬†14th February French...

Rugby World Cup – Promotional Product Ideas

Image - Boshers Insurance Welcome to the dawn of the Rugby World Cup 2015, the eighth edition, proudly hosted on home soil from 18th September-31st October. The hair-raising and spine-tinglingly dramatic final will take place at the Twickenham Stadium this year. Without a doubt, as this international sporting event drives ever closer, with it,...

Complete Merchandise Fitness Boot Camp 2015 (Part 2)

Skip to:  Introduction     Week 1     Week 2     Week 3     Week 4     Week 5     Week 6     Week 7     Week 8 Results… As we storm past the mid-week weigh-in, the contestants continue to achieve fantastic results. Mikey injects a new full-workout compound routine into his week, and has gained...

Complete Merchandise Fitness Boot Camp 2015 (Part 1)

Skip to:  Introduction     Week 1     Week 2     Week 3     Week 4     Week 5     Week 6     Week 7     Week 8 Introduction This ordinary February dawn, three zealous but foolishly daring members of Complete Merchandise, have eagerly signed themselves up for a 2-month, ultra-intense boot camp to reach...

Summer Promotional Ideas 2015

Around the seasonal corner approaches one of the most eventful and successful business periods of the year - summer! It is both strategic and smart to stock up your promotional weapons now, and this month's Snapshot is a very good place to start looking! Use it as a portal to some...

How Have Big Brands Used Promotional Merchandise Successfully?

We've collated together some examples of promotional merchandise in use. Hopefully, this will offer you some applicable inspiration for your own promotional campaign, event or gesture! Breeze Radio Station Held a competition and the lucky winner could win Breeze branded merchandise. Stamp your name on the incentives and rewards to continue the creation of brand awareness...