This week Design Week featured and article about biodegradable plastics and bamboo being hot trends.
With our biodegradable packaging initiative and our GO Greens® Bamboo Gloves introduction in 2009 tells me we are headed in the right direction for the next decade. I hope you agree.
Click on the title of this post to see the article.
It is amazing how many friends and colleagues sent me this You-Tube video featuring employees of the Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland, Oregon. I’m not sure why but I guess I better know about this glove stuff, too. It’s a very fun-filled video and well done.
Although we don’t currently carry pink disposable gloves, I think I better look into them.
Click on the title of this post to link to the video.
The first was Michael Jackson’s flashy glove he wore during his performance at the 1983 Motown 25 (shown). It sold for $420,000 to a buyer in
The other was a NASA award of $250,000 for developing a more flexible space glove for use by astronauts. This is the second year in a row that Peter Homer in
Several years ago I helped a NASA prime contractor develop glove liners but I think I might be better off hooking up with Mr. Homer. Maybe I’ll even get luckier for the bigger prize and have a new stage performer find me. The bottom line is that I think NASA got a deal looking at the numbers and the gloves.
Personally, I think they are more of a fashion statement and I develop, design, make, sell, and distribute gloves. Besides, I think good golf grips are a better option. Just like a good grip on a carpenters hammer.
What’s more, we would have to stock golf gloves like fingerless for ladies with nails, men’s, men’s winter, women’s, women’s winter, juniors, all in either left hand or right hand, 6+ sizes, 31 colors, 15 Brands, and so forth and all for a $10 glove.
I don’t think my accountants would like the idea either. So for all of you that always ask me if we sell golf gloves, you get the idea now. I’m sticking with what we do best: Offer gloves that people need and wear.
Click on the title to see the post by Frank Thomas on the Golf Channel web site. He’s also the inventor of the graphite shaft.
Thinking of an ideal, simple Christmas Gift for everyone on your list? Then consider the Freehands Gloves.
GO Gloves was the first to offer these last year and they were one of our #1 selling glove and great stocking stuffer.
This year we are offering them in 6 amazing models. But don’t wait, they will sell out quickly.
Click on the title of this post to go to the Freehands line-up. You can also click on the image to enlarge it.
Based on recent phone calls, I feel obliged to repeat my post from last year below:
It amazes me that most shoppers looking for a real winter glove fail to purchase Waterproof gloves. I’m not talking about fine fashion lined leather gloves; I’m referring to the winter gloves you wear during outdoor activities such as shoveling snow, sledding, skiing, or hiking. The same applies to winter construction and work gloves.
Thermal lined gloves are a must have and will keep you warm but once the lining becomes wet, your hands will freeze. Regarding linings look for a branded lining like Gore-Tex or HeatKeep just to name a few. A branded lining on the label generally indicates that the manufacturer has made an extra effort to provide warmth. You should also look for a knit wrist or a wrist closure to keep out snow, rain and wind. Lastly, make sure the gloves are WATERPROOF or they will not be cold proof.
Tip: Check out the Youngstown Winter Waterproof Gloves (Pictured). These are by far our #1 selling winter gloves every year since they were first introduced.
One of our famous customers was kind enough to send us a picture of his children’s Halloween costumes. It wouldn’t be difficult to realize from the picture that he is also the Demo Guru at the leading toy store in the world.
We give his wife a huge ^5 on creating and making the Toy Soldier outfits and selecting our gloves for a finishing touch. We only hope that the DiAmbrosio’s continue the tradition (whatever the theme) and allow us to send them more gloves next year.
My hunch is that our friends at Disney and Universal Studios will be asking me for Mrs. DiAmbrosio’s phone number.
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