Current Press Releases

Spreadshirt Responds to Design Controversy

Statement by Spreadshirt CEO, Philip Rooke

Two community-submitted designs on the Spreadshirt platform, ‘Save a shark Eat a Chinese’ and ‘Save a dog Eat a Chinese’, have been discussed. After close examination and careful consideration, we have decided to keep these designs on our platform.

Spreadshirt provides an open platform that allows anyone to create, buy, sell, and share ideas on merchandise. These ideas come from a wide variety of sources. Our community includes over 70,000 active partners worldwide, including a diverse group of artists, musicians, corporations and brands, non-profits and organizations, as well as political groups.

Spreadshirt’s role is to enable our community’s ideas to get to market and to fulfill them with print-on-demand. We do not judge or censor designs based on their phrasing, social, or political leanings.

This open platform principle will mean that, in a few cases, some people may find a design controversial while others do not.

We have no intention of causing anyone offense, and I apologize to anyone who takes any offense from the two designs in question.

Spreadshirt & PIXELCOTTON Power New World Order for Gamer Merch

Curated platform elevates gamer wearable art in version 2.0

Spreadshirt, the e-commerce platform for spreading ideas on something tangible, has revamped the technology powering their newest brand,  PIXELCOTTON, to disrupt the status quo in gaming merchandise. The latest version sets the gold standard in creating the next generation of must-have gaming merchandise. The enhancements allow true gamers to deviate from the boring mainstream official static designs and choose interactive technology that connects fashion and the love of gaming.  PIXELCOTTON’s technology is advanced, scalable and best-in-class for global print-on-demand apparel and accessories.

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Easy, Enjoyable & Simple User Experience Propels Spreadshirt on to Drapers Digital Festival 2017 Awards Shortlist

Rise in Published Ideas Sees Spreadshirt Shortlisted for Best Customer Experience

DRAPDIGI2017.finalist logoEcommerce platform, Spreadshirt, launched a new Partner Area, a command centre where Spreadshirt partners manage their ideas, products and shops, in October 2016. As a result, shop registrations are up 28% globally, the number of uploaded designs is up a noteworthy 36% and it has led to a rise in initial sales of over 25%.

This project has now been recognised by Drapers and shortlisted in the Best Customer Experience Category for the Drapers Digital Festival 2017 Awards. The Drapers Awards recognise and celebrate digital excellence in the retail industry, with finalists that are the embodiment of ecommerce innovation for their customers. Read more