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Women in the Promo Supply Chain: Advice from Kathy Cheng in WBE Canada Magazine

The promo products industry has a reputation for being an "Old Boy's Club". But thanks to Tier 1 WBE Canada suppliers, like Redwood Classics, the times are a-changin'. In the September 2021 edition of WBE Magazine, Kathy Cheng was asked to share her advice to women trying to navigate the promo products supply chain. Take a look! Thanks to WBE Canada for their continuous support and championing of women, including fellow Tier 1 suppliers featured in this piece: The Branding Company and Wonderkind.

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Redwood Classics Apparel and PromoKitchen Launch Limited Edition Merch Drop

Sweatshirts and Hoodies to Benefit PromoKitchen’s Educational Events TORONTO, ONTARIO [AUGUST 20, 2021] - Redwood Classics Apparel, a Toronto-based premium clothing solutions provider, and PromoKitchen, a (501c) non-profit that provides education and mentorship in the promotional products industry, have joined together to launch a limited edition set of sweatshirts and hoodies that will only be available from August 20 - September 3, 2021. As a non-profit organization, PromoKitchen was deeply affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing lockdowns. Unable to hold their popular in-person events, they turned to Redwood Classics Apparel to help them launch their first ever fundraising merch drop. “As a huge fan of Redwood clothing, I’m so happy that they’re our partners for our first merch drop,”...

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Kathy Cheng Featured in EY: The Entrepreneur Shift Series

We are #BetterTogether and times of uncertainty encourage innovation.  Thank you, EY Canada, for featuring Kathy Cheng in The Entrepreneur Shift series! "We have managed to sustain Canadian apparel production for 30+ years." - Kathy Cheng, President & Founder of Redwood Classics Apparel, emphasizes the vast importance of the apparel industry and Canadian supply chain.  Hear about Kathy's proudest achievements and about what COVID-19 has taught her personally and professionally on The Entrepreneur Shift series here: The Entrepreneur Shift: The Entrepreneur Shift is a series of interviews that dives deeper into the pivots entrepreneurs have made while navigating COVID-19. Each episode, host Victoria McQueen, speaks with EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® and EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women alumni to provide insight into the current...

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