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The ‘bag for life’ promotional shopper tote bag.

Posted by Jill Cartwright on 14/08/2017

What’s so special about the promo shopper bag?

The promo shopper bag has been gaining in popularity for the last 15 years or so. However, since the introduction of the government’s policy of (larger) shops charging for bags to help reduce the manufacture and use of one-time plastic shopping bag, the fabric shopper bag is now more popular than ever.

Also known as a tote bag or ‘bag for life’ though I wouldn’t expect it to last that long; although you do see some pretty old ones being used at supermarkets. You can often tell the age by the printed event details on the side of the bag.

Some are manufactured from 100% cotton, other are fair-trade certified or 100% organic cotton and some are jute or canvas whilst others are polyester for sublimation printing

W101 best selling promo tote shopper bag

Manufactured with long or short handles and in a variety of sizes and shapes (some for just one wine bottle) the decoration options are limitless.

The W101 shopper bag from Westford Mill is available from stock in 41 colours. Yes 41 colours! We can print or embroider on these bags. Most popular is printing on both sides, sometimes with different event sponsors or marketing messages. This bag has 10 litres capacity. The dimensions are 42 x 38 cm and the print area is 36 x 33 cm. It will take a 18 cm tubular hoop (frame) from embroidery.

This bag and similar styles are very popular with exhibition organisers who use it the entrance to trade shows. The will be printed on both sides with lead sponsors info and filled with the exhibition stand plan, exhibitors contact details and marketing materials such as pens, sweets, Post-it notepads and samples supplied by show exhibitors.

It is also popular with companies that want to give big spending or loyal customers a ‘leave with’ freebie. Customers love a useful freebie and with producers and users focused on environmental issues this type of bag that will last ages is a good way to promote your company or launch a new product.

Before you place your order we can mock-up a visual of your design and email a PDF to you so you'll see how it will look.

Let Aspect help you select the best bag for your event. Contact David on 020 8991 1800.