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Combine an unbeatable, budget-friendly selection of impeccably decorated products with the best customer service and delivery team in the business and what do you get? Happy and satisfied customers! We pay great attention to and take pride in our ability and commitment to satisfying our clients' needs. From small orders of custom-printed T-Shirts to large multiyear international programs, we've been making promos easy and worry-free for our agency and corporate clients for over thirty years.

Click on the client links below to see their success story:


ABC Canada Literacy Foundation
Ace Bakery
ACTRA
Alliance Atlantis/
 Food Network Canada
Apex Public Relations
Astra Zeneca
Bank of Montreal
Bata International
Bates HealthWorld
Bauer/Nike
Biogen Canada
BMB Music Canada
BMO Nesbit Burns
Bombardier Aerospace
Brandworks International
Brinks Canada
Bruce Power
Canada Life Assurance Company
Canadian Mental Health Association
Canadian Pacific Railway
Canadian Film Center
Canadian Tire Corp
Casino Windsor
Chatelaine Magazine
Childhood Cancer Foundation
CIBC Insurance
Cineplex Odeon Theatres
City of Toronto
CTV
Daniels Corp
Discovery Channel
DraftWorldwide Canada
Draxis Health
Eastern Construction
EMI Music Canada
Health Canada
Hill & Knowlton Canada
HMV Canada
Holt Renfrew
IKEA Canada
Indigo Books
Inventa Sales/Coke Canada
Invest in Kids/CBC/
 Canadian Living Magazine
IOF Foresters
Ipsos-Reid Canada
Kernels Popcorn
Langdon Star Public Relations
Lantic Sugar
Loblaw Companies
Maritz Communications
Mayfair Racquet and Fitness Clubs
MicroCell Communications
Mosaic Direct
Muscular Dystrophy Canada
Nelvana Ltd
Ogilvy and Mather
Ontario Lottery Corp
Ontario Ministry of Citizenship
Ontario Power Generation
Palmer Jarvis DDB
Pinnacle Group Communications
Playdium Entertainment
Polaroid Canada
Prentice Hall Ginn Canada
Random House Publishing
Responsible Gambling Council
Royal Ontario Museum
Royal Bank
Royal LePage
ScotiaBank
Sharpe Blackmore Saffer
Sleep/Wake Disorders Canada
Solvay Pharma
Sony Canada
Starbucks Coffee
Taxi Advertising
The Hive
Toronto Star
Toronto Symphony
U of T
Unilever Canada
Universal Studios
 Orlando & Hollywood
Vickers and Benson
W.K. Buckley's Ltd/
 Novartis Pharma
Western Union
World Wildlife Fund
YMCA
Young & Rubicam
Young Drivers of Canada
YTV
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ABC Canada Literacy Foundation

Client Name

ABC Canada Literacy Foundation

Challenge

To promote Canada wide incentives and giveaways for readers of all ages in support of Family Literacy Day.

Solution

Supplied and delivered full colour T-shirts and inexpensive youth friendly tattoos nationwide.

Result

"The order was delivered early and on budget, with better quality and consistency than we imagined. You’ll always be our promo-shop of choice!"






ACE Bakery

Client Name

ACE Bakery

Challenge

To promote brand awareness through customer giveaways and employee uniforms.

Solution

Custom-made printed aprons, imported embroidered hats and group-specific high-end golf shirts.

Result

"Ten years later and Merkur & Sister still comes up with all the answers. You are the experts!"






Alliance Atlantis/Food Network Canada

Client Name

Alliance Atlantis/Food Network Canada

Challenge

To promote network awareness through on show uniforms, guest and viewer gifts and to establish consistent corporate look.

Solution

Created custom-tailored aprons flattering for all on air hosts.

Result

"They give us exactly the image we were looking for. The aprons came in on budget and on time!"






Apex Public Relations

Client Name

Apex Public Relations

Challenge

To find high-value wearable suitable for both men & women for a growing young PR agency

Solution

Design sourced a custom open-bottom comfort garment & brand with subtle embroidery.

Result

"I am thrilled to find a company that takes small orders seriously, can manage very tight timelines and still delivers before the deadline!"






Bank of Montreal

Client Name

Bank of Montreal

Challenge

To create an in-stock, readily available custom merchandise and corporate store to compliment and support employee and incentive programme

Solution

Design new Summit logo and related products. Warehouse, pick, pack and ship as requested.

Result

"Three years later, the programme has exceeded expectations and is still going strong!"






Bata International

Client Name

Bata International

Challenge

To deliver high-end corporate gifts to international conference

Solution

Choose a stainless steel mug appropriate for senior executives and get it there on time.

Result

"It was a relief to know that the task of producing and delivering our executive gift was in good hands."






Bauer/Nike Hockey

Client Name

Bauer/Nike Hockey

Challenge

To supply sales aids to both US and Canadian based Sales Reps calling on independent sports stores.

Solution

Crafted a suite of easy to distribute, inexpensive, NAFTA friendly items targeted at the tough 15-25 year old sports enthusiast.

Result

"From custom printed bubble gum to aluminium dog tags and micro packets of glitter sunscreen, Merkur & Sister has all the answers!"






Brinks Canada

Client Name

Brinks Canada

Challenge

To provide an "on hands" stock of employee recognition and special events merchandise.

Solution

Sourced of customized executive briefcases, leather zipper-binders, and screen-printed sweatshirts.

Result

"LM&S always exceeds our expectations with high-quality promo items at great prices!"






Bruce Power

Client Name

Bruce Power

Challenge

To provide a election of high quality items quickly and efficiently, often in very small quantities

Solution

Creation of an on-line Company Store supported by in-stock corporate logoed promotions.

Result

"I was amazed at the speed that you filled my order!"






Canadian Mental Health Association

Client Name

Canadian Mental Health Association

Challenge

To promote awareness and excitement at the C.N.E. with a new booth uniform.

Solution

Supply Laser-print of a new full-colour design on environmentally-friendly cotton aprons.

Result

"Everything was great and on time! LM&S comes through for us on every job--big or small!"






Canadian Tire Corporation

Client Name

Canadian Tire Corporation

Challenge

To create a memorable, inexpensive automotive related trade show give-away with high impact, low cost and extensive message area.

Solution

Created digitally printed hi-tech flashlight cards, delivered within the tight 10 day delivery period

Result

"The flashlight cards were a huge hit. We will definitely be reordering for the winter season!"






Government of Ontario/Hill & Knowlton Canada

Client Name

Government of Ontario/Hill & Knowlton Canada

Challenge

To deliver 100,000 awareness ribbons in time for organ donation week while dealing with a provincial strike and a 10-day turnaround!

Solution

Sourced super-rush split shipment program with international ribbon manufacturer, after all Canadian sources fell flat.

Result

"With impossible deadlines and a challenging client, you saved me again!"






Inventa Sales and Promotions/Coke Canada

Client Name

Inventa Sales and Promotions/Coke Canada

Challenge

To provide 600,000 sampling cups distributed across Canada in support of product launch, within 2 week lead time.

Solution

Using our range of contacts, we shortened a typical 8 week production schedule to 2 weeks, then drop shipped to pick up points throughout the country using signature overnight delivery.

Result

"I appreciate all the personal service, effort and expertise. Without Merkur & Sister, this launch could not have happened!"






Invest in Kids/CBC/Canadian Living Magazine

Client Name

Invest in Kids/CBC/Canadian Living Magazine

Challenge

To find an awareness-building item that would be on budget, satisfy demanding sponsors and meet tight delivery deadlines.

Solution

Designed and distributed a high-quality, highly-visible, large format, budget-friendly magnet.

Result

"You have created a successful campaign that kept all our sponsors happy and exceeds our targets. Miraculous!"






Jack Daniels

Client Name

Jack Daniels

Challenge

To outfit the JD Tailgate Party Staff Team at the 2002 & 2003 Superbowl Games

Solution

Source, designed & manufacture stock and custom football jerseys, nylon jackets, polar vests, fleece tops, bar shirts, golf shirts, long and shortsleeved T’s, and caps to fit the hip, young counterculture staff members. The garments had to be top-quality, perfectly decorated, meet tight budgets and deadlines, be border-friendly for shipping, and be “must-have” collectable items.

Result

" If only the game was half as good as we looked! Thanks for coming through for us again and again!”"






Loblaw Companies Ltd.

Client Name

Loblaw Companies Ltd.

Challenge

To instill employee pride and customer recognition through employee uniform design.

Solution

Design of laser-imprinted T-shirts, sweatshirts and aprons featuring complex, store-specific full-colour logos of Loblaw’s new services.

Result

"Great Service and competitive pricing! The laser-printed logos were perfect!"






Maritz Canada

Client Name

Maritz Canada

Challenge

To provide a welcome gift for regional winter conference attendees

Solution

Supply soft, warm, high-perceived value fleece tops on time and on budget.

Result

"Man, your service is getting faster and faster!"






Mosaic Group Inc.

Client Name

Mosaic Group Inc.

Challenge

To support new business pitches to prospective high-profile clients within tight deadlines

Solution

Design and produced top-quality samples of pens, bandanas, laser sports bags and embroidered

Result

" LMS pulled off a miracle! Suppliers like you make us the market leader in Canada!"






Muscular Dystrophy Association of Canada

Client Name

Muscular Dystrophy Association of Canada

Challenge

To promote the charity and support the launch of a new website within a very tight budget

Solution

Provided inexpensive cotton tote bags as volunteer giveaway.

Result

"With your help, we’ve had significant charity sector recognition and website support, all produced under budget!"






Ontario Early Years

Client Name

Ontario Early Years

Challenge

To supply 2 million large format, high quality full colour process magnets in record time to coincide with the launch and opening of Early Years centres throughout the province

Solution

Coordinate resources both locally and in the Far East to assure timely delivery

Result







Ontario Ministry of Citizenship

Client Name

Ontario Ministry of Citizenship

Challenge

To promote and support the annual Canada Day festivities at Queen’s Park; to supply volunteers’ and organizing committee uniforms and identification.

Solution

Supplied custom printed T-shirts and embroidered hats in record time.

Result

"We’ve sometimes gone elsewhere for these crucial items, but Merkur & Sister is our vendor of choice. They always deliver on time and on budget!"






Ontario Power Generation

Client Name

Ontario Power Generation

Challenge

To design, stock, pick, pack and ship a wide range of company approved items to individuals, departments, and special events often on very tight time frames and restricted budgets.

Solution

Create a fully stocked Corporate Store supported by online ordering and immediate turnaround and production.

Result

"To tell you the truth, your service was so good that it caught me by surprise!"






Responsible Gambling Council of Ontario

Client Name

Responsible Gambling Council of Ontario

Challenge

To quickly deliver large quantities of a variety of promotional gifts to support new membership drive

Solution

In order to assure fast and reliable delivery we coordinated purchases from multiple sources who worked simultaneously to meet deadlines

Result

"We are a VERY happy client!"






SAP/Ogilvy and Mather Canada

Client Name

SAP/Ogilvy and Mather Canada

Challenge

To produce high-quality garments with multiple complex photographic designs for multinational corporate client

Solution

Individualized digital laser transfers were used on 20-ounce 1/4 zip and hoodie fleece.

Result

"I can count on you guys to get the job done. The shirts were outstanding!"






Scotia Bank

Client Name

Scotia Bank

Challenge

To promote employee pride through corporate identification

Solution

Creation of custom-designed, screen printed sweatshirts and t-shirts

Result

"Speedy turnaround! Splendid service! It's truly a pleasure to deal with such a professional outfit."






Sleep/Wake Disorders Canada

Client Name

Sleep/Wake Disorders Canada

Challenge

To create supporter and volunteer gifts nationwide for launch of Sleepwalk and Bed Race

Solution

Designed custom made sleep outfits including shirts and night caps

Result

"A unique keepsake that will never be forgotten"






Starbucks Coffee Corporation

Client Name

Starbucks Coffee Corporation

Challenge

To service multiple regional buyers, each with many small, rush orders

Solution

Coordinate consistent logo design and layout along with prompt service and attention to detail

Result

Supplier of choice for these hard to execute projects






The Toronto Star

Client Name

The Toronto Star

Challenge

To offer a wide variety of men’s and women’s high-end giveaways for employee recognition, special events, and corporate golf tournaments, with a limited year-end budget.

Solution

We embroidered, blind stamped and laser-etched the new ribbon logo on leather laptop bags, compass pocket-watches, golf shoe bags, ladies’ golf shirts, and chocolates.

Result

"In my fifteen years of dealing with Merkur & Sister, I have yet to be disappointed. The selection, price, service and quality is always top-notch!"






W.K.Buckley Ltd/Novartis Pharma Canada

Client Name

W.K.Buckley Ltd/Novartis Pharma Canada

Challenge

To design a unique international program that combines exciting, budget-friendly promo items, product samples and memorable packaging in an attractive mailer.

Solution

In both French and English, Buckley’s Jack and Jill Cold Care Kits included a classic tin lunch box, set of magnets, T-shirt and pen.

Result

"Great solutions, on time and on budget–that’s what keeps us coming back to AdWEAR year after year!"






YTV Canada

Client Name

YTV Canada

Challenge

To promote YTV’s involvement in various special events

Solution

Design 4-colour printed baseball jackets, T-shirts and hats

Result

"Going above and beyond the call of duty, Merkur & Sister is a supplier I can truly rely on."






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