AHEAD Singled Out for Investing Back Into Its Workforce with ESOL Classes

Nov03

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (Nov. 3, 2015) – One of the country’s top headwear, apparel and accessories brands for the green grass, resort, collegiate, and corporate markets – AHEAD – has been recognized by English for New Bostonians/English Works Campaign for its continued support of workplace English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes for its employees. Read more…

AHEAD Introduces ChromaPlate™ Technique

Aug26

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (Aug. 26, 2015) – Touting a fast turnaround time, plus the ability to accept small minimum orders, AHEAD this week formally introduced ChromaPlate™, a new technique that allows the company to apply full-color custom graphics to metal accessory items. Read more…

AHEAD to Unveil Spring ’16 Men’s, Kate Lord Apparel Collections at Vegas PGA Fashion & Demo Experience

Aug04

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (Aug. 4, 2015) – Finding inspiration in the company’s headquarters locale of New Bedford, Mass., AHEAD is injecting imagery of the city and surrounding community into its Spring 2016 catalogs to illustrate where its creativity is born. Read more…

Shelley Cardoos of AHEAD Named SouthCoast Emerging Leader

Jun08

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (June 8, 2015) – Shelley Cardoos, Creative Department Manager for AHEAD— the innovative headwear, apparel and accessories company that has been built around graphic design, eye-catching ornamentation techniques and pioneering products—has been named one of the 2015 winners of the SouthCoast Emerging Leader award. Read more…

AHEAD Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Apr23

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (April 23, 2015) – AHEAD is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year with both a nod to its humble beginnings and an appreciation of how it has dramatically grown and evolved to fortify its reputation as one of the country’s top brands for headwear, apparel and accessories for the green grass, resort, collegiate, and corporate markets. Read more…

AHEAD, Arnold Palmer Enterprises Extend Longstanding Partnership

Apr07

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (April 7, 2005)AHEAD, the innovative headwear, apparel and accessories company, announced today it has renewed its multi-year partnership agreement with Arnold Palmer Enterprises (APE) to continue as the exclusive golf headwear provider of the iconic Arnold Palmer trademarks.   The AHEAD-Arnold Palmer relationship dates back to the late 1990’s. Read more…

AHEAD Named Lead Headwear Provider to TPC Retail Facilities

Jan28

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (Jan. 28, 2015) – AHEAD, the innovative headwear company celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, announces a five-year partnership as the lead headwear provider to retail facilities in the TPC Network, including the TPC Scottsdale, site of this week’s Waste Management Phoenix Open. Read more…

AHEAD Continues Product Safety Leadership

Jan27

New Bedford, Mass. (Jan. 27, 2015)AHEAD, LLC, today announced it is among the first to achieve ‘Product Safety Aware’ status in the Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) Product Safety Awareness Program. This means AHEAD, LLC has met or exceeded the PPAI product safety training and education requirements. Read more…

AHEAD Names Chuck Lord Chief Creative Officer

Jan16

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (Jan. 16, 2015) – Chuck Lord has been named Chief Creative Officer at AHEAD, the innovative headwear, apparel and accessories company that has been built around graphic design, eye catching ornamentation techniques and pioneering products.  Read more…

AHEAD to Introduce Summer/Fall ’15 Kate Lord Performance Collection at PGA Merchandise Show

Jan14

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (Jan. 14, 2015) – AHEAD’s Kate Lord Summer/Fall 2015 Collection will draw inspiration from the islands and the sea as three attractive colors debut that set the tone for the new deliveries to be introduced at the PGA Merchandise Show later this month in Orlando. Read more…