Updated June 2023
When it comes time to order clothing for a corporate apparel store, it’s difficult to know what brands to get. Making a decision to get the best branded apparel for your store can take time. Knowing what’s popular in corporate apparel stores can help speed that process up. We took note of the most popular brands companies stocked for their company stores. Here are the results, in no particular order:
- Port Authority
- Bella + Canvas
- The North Face
- Brooks Brothers
The juggernaut of sports apparel retail brands, Nike is just as popular on the promotion side. People love their polos, whether they’re part of the Nike Golf brand or the more traditional Lifestyle collection. Accessories such as the Nike Golf Dri-FIT Swoosh Perforated Cap are often used for corporate events, such as golf outings. Jackets like the Nike Golf Therma-FIT Hypervis 1/2-Zip Cover Up Jacket are adored by employees for being fashionable and comfortable.
When showing a store to a potential client, we always start with Nike products. Shop our Nike product selection here!
Everyday basics and value-driven prices: this has been Gildan’s motto since 1984. T-shirts, sweaters, and sweatshirts are their main draw, with an assortment of colors and sizes available. Despite their plain designs, their simple selection of goods make it easy to pick and choose quickly. A must-have for any new corporate apparel store, some of our top selling products include the Gildan Ultra Cotton T-Shirt and the Gildan Heavy Blend Hooded Sweatshirt.
What if you’re looking for corporate apparel that’s more business casual? Enter Port Authority. With a vast collection of polos and dress shirts, your employees will be able maintain a formal look. From their collection of classic-fit polos to their event-ready Ladies’ Knit Blazer, your corporate apparel store will be ready for any occasion.
OGIO is a designer of bags with unique styling, infused with intelligent designs. When events and tradeshow season starts coming around, you have to ensure your team is ready. Whether your employees need backpacks or duffel bags, you’ll be getting a quality product for your corporate apparel store. OGIO also designs a very popular line of customizable high performance polo shirts.
Among wholesale apparel brands, Bella + Canvas is one of the few that have managed to earn name recognition and gain a cult following. The secret to their success? Bella + Canvas makes affordable, colorful, and comfortable shirts and other casualwear that’s ideal for custom printing. Their Unisex line of casual t-shirts, hoodies, jogger sweatpants, tanks, and baseball tees is especially popular.
Bella + Canvas is the largest dyer and cutter of apparel in the U.S. Their line of USA-Made shirts includes the soft and stylish Bella+Canvas Unisex Made In The USA Jersey Short Sleeve Tee.
Sport-Tek is a high-performance sportswear brand that makes moisture-wicking polo shirts and hats, cooling performance shirts, moisture-wicking anti-static fleece jackets, UV protection tee shirts, and more. Their proprietary line of performance fabrics includes Dri Mesh, PosiCharge, RacerMesh, Sport-Wick, and Posi-UV.
Carhartt is an iconic workwear brand that became a streetwear staple in recent years. Carhartt’s signature mustard-brown work jackets made from durable cotton duck fabric are now worn by blue collar workers, white collar workers, and celebrities alike.
Classic Carhartt items known for their durability and comfort include the Detroit Duck Jacket and Carhartt Watch Cap. Other popular Carhartt apparel and accessory items to customize with a company logo include pocket t-shirts, hooded sweatshirts, long-sleeve button down shirts, work bags and lunch coolers, and insulated vests.
The North Face is one of the most recognizable name brands to stock in your corporate apparel store. The North Face is widely known for their comfortable, high-quality outdoor apparel and gear.
Custom North Face Jackets and logo vests make a great employee gift idea. Other trendy items by The North Face to consider stocking in your company store: backpacks, pullover hoodies, trucker caps, and beanie hats.
Looking for an apparel brand that produces eco-friendly, affordable casualwear that’s also ethically made? Allmade fits the bill, specializing in manufacturing sustainable and eco-friendly wholesale shirts.
Companies seeking socially responsible and eco-friendly custom apparel love Allmade’s comfortable and sustainable tees, sweatshirts, hoodies, and tank tops. Allmade’s signature Tri-Blend shirts are made from a unique blend of organic cotton, polyester derived from recycled plastic bottles, and Tencel Modal, a sustainable fiber extracted from natural beechwood. The most popular Allmade t-shirt in our catalog is their Unisex Tri-Blend Tee shirt.
Custom Brooks Brothers shirts are a must-have for employee apparel stores!
Brooks Brothers has been making upscale business attire like oxford shirts since the beginning of the 19th century. Classic wardrobe staples from Brooks Brothers that can be personalized with a company logo include pima cotton pique polo shirts, cotton v-neck sweaters, and wrinkle-free stretch dress shirts.
Additional Corporate Apparel Brands
Other name brand clothing and accessories you may want to include in your corporate apparel store:
Workwear: Red Kap, Cornerstone, Bulwark FR, WonderWink Scrubs
Outdoor Apparel & Accessories: Eddie Bauer, Russell Outdoors, Roots73, Osprey
Athletic Wear & Streetwear: Champion, New Era
Golf Apparel: TravisMathew
Eco-Friendly Apparel & Accessories: tentree, Cotopaxi
Made in USA: Volunteer Knitwear
Additional wholesale corporate apparel brands that can be found in the Metron Branding Apparel catalog: JERZEES, District, Next Level Apparel, Alternative Apparel, Trimark, Mercer+Mettle, American Apparel and more.
For insight into popular branded apparel/accessory styles and trends, check out our guide to What to Stock in a Great Company Apparel Online Store.
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