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Survival of the Fittest… How the YMCA stays alive in Toronto’s crowded gym market

Toronto's YMCA Sweat For Good Printed T-Shirts

Have you noticed cheap gyms like Planet Fitness and GoodLife keep opening new locations across Toronto? High-end gyms are doing well too, with sophisticated fitness clubs becoming a luxury trend.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Equinox (@equinox) on Feb 26, 2019 at 3:13pm PST ⬆ That’s a gym waiting …

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How to sell your art and merchandise at TCAF | From Comic Books to T-Shirts and Lapel Pins

Toronto Comic Arts Festival TCAF 2019

The Toronto Comic Arts Festival (TCAF) has become an incredible event drawing artists and crowds from across North America. Every May artists, publishers and writers come to Toronto to show off their latest work, take workshops and sell merchandise. Many thousands of visitors come to the free event to buy some sweet new comics, prints, …

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Instagram’s favourite patches

Order embroidered patches from downtown Toronto, Hyrule, The Shire, Mordor and even Hoth!

Three years ago, I got into designing and buying embroidered patches. I found @patchgame on Instagram and was inspired by the endless world of beautiful/weird/niche patches and lapel pins. Today I’ve collected my favourite pins shared by patchgame in the last few months.   View this post on Instagram   Patch by @halfstitchbitch A post shared by …

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Branding Water Bottles for Spring 2019

Custom water bottles at an event for Post University

People are finally getting outside and exploring again. Bikes are tuned up, trails are open and being outside sounds appealing. That’s why our recommend product for the season is custom printed water bottles. Getting your logo on reusable bottles is affordable and the bottles themselves are useful and genuinely loved by those who use them. Metal, …

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