Printwear

August '17

For the Business of Apparel Decorating

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26 || P R I N T W E A R A U G U S T 2 0 1 7 STITCH SOLUTIONS APPRECIATIVE EMPLOYEES Providing work apparel saves employees money. People do not want to ruin their clothes at work or spend much of their income on appropriate "work clothes." They can present the embroi- dered apparel as a company benefit, simplifying their employees' work day and reducing their spending on work clothing. AVOID AWKWARD CONVERSATIONS In businesses where there are different generations of em- ployees, it can be tricky to define, much less enforce, what is acceptable to wear to work. By providing the work apparel and a basic dress code of how it is to be worn, your cus- tomers can simplify and standardize what people wear to work, eliminating awkward conversations about not being dressed appropriately. LEVEL THE FIELD Clothing is a key social class differentiator, which can create tension and jealousy among coworkers. Employees that are Above: An easily seen lo- goed product lets your customer's customers know who is an employ- ee. (Image cour- tesy Valerie Nau, R&V Embroidery & Screenprinting) Right: Decorat- ed workwear re- moves any ques- tion of what's appropriate to wear to the office or when interact- ing with clients. (Image courtesy Kathy Thomas, Village Stitch) APPRECIATIVE EMPLOYEES Providing work apparel saves employees money. People do not want to ruin their clothes at work or spend much of their income on appropriate "work clothes." They can present the embroi dered apparel as a company benefit, simplifying their employees' work day and reducing their spending on work clothing. AVOID AWKWARD CONVERSATIONS In businesses where there are different generations of em work, eliminating awkward conversations about not being dressed appropriately. LEVEL THE FIELD Clothing is a key social class differentiator, which can create Above: An

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