Professional Indoor Football League Teams Create Fan Stores with Sportswear Inc.

Sportswear Inc. and Prep Sportswear have launched online team stores for the Professional Indoor Football League. The arena football team stores include the Albany Panthers, the Columbus Lions, and the Louisiana Swashbucklers.
By: Dena Becker
March 7, 2012 - PRLog -- Sportswear Inc., the largest e-commerce provider of customizable apparel for retailers, media properties, schools, and colleges announces new online stores for teams in the Professional Indoor Football League. The new partnership gives arena football fans the largest online assortment of customizable t-shirts, hoodies, hats, bags, and more featuring official team designs. The football teams with new online stores online stores include the Albany Panthers, the Columbus Lions, and the Louisiana Swashbucklers.

“Our new Albany Panthers Team Shop lets our fans show their support for our team like never before,” said Will Carter, Panthers General Manager. “We hope to see the stands filled with Panther Pride and fans sporting our official fan apparel.” Sportswear Inc. worked closely with each team to create custom designs that work across dozens of product categories and embellishment methods. Each team store uses print-on-demand technology  and a no inventory model enabling them to offer the largest range of colors and sizes, ranging from XS-6XL.

“We know arena football fans are a passionate group and we’re thrilled to offer them products that enable them to express their individual preferences,” stated Dave Santiago, Executive Vice President – Business Development and Sales at Sportswear Inc. “In addition, we’re giving these teams another revenue source that can be funneled back into team operations.”

Fans looking for PIFL team apparel can shop the new online stores found on the team websites: Albany Panthers: Columbus Lions: Louisiana Swashbucklers: For more information on the Professional Indoor Football League, visit

Sportswear Inc. launched in 2005 with its flagship brand Prep Sportswear. Prep Sportswear began with 130,000 online school stores, and has grown to have stores for more than one million schools, teams, colleges, and military bases. Users can shop from over 1,200 items, all individually customized and fulfilled in five business days.

About Sportswear Inc.
Sportswear Inc. provides innovative e-commerce solutions to consumer brands, retailers, educational institutions, and media properties using a vertically integrated technology platform that directly targets consumers with relevant, personalized products. The portfolio of brands includes, CampusTeamShop, the largest licensee and online retailer of officially licensed collegiate merchandise, and Prep Sportswear, the largest online offering of school spiritwear and team apparel. Additional branded e-commerce solutions include SchoolTeamShop, MilitaryBaseShop, AdventureGearShop, DestinationShop, and GovtShop. Through these solutions Sportswear Inc. enables B2B and education partners to successfully target new markets and build additional revenue streams. The company is ranked #1205 on the 2011 Inc. magazine list of fastest-growing private companies.
Sportswear Inc. is privately funded and located in Seattle, WA.

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Media Contact:
Dena Becker 206.588.7019

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Prep Sportswear is the leader in print-on-demand customized apparel and merchandise for schools, teams, colleges, military and more. All products are individually customized and fulfilled in five business days.
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