NEWS

MERGE4 to Donate 10% of Net Sales to Select Nonprofits for Giving Tuesday
MERGE4, a B-Corporation based in Santa Cruz, CA is excited to announce their Giving Tuesday campaign allowing customers to donate 10% of their purchase to one of the brand’s nonprofit partners.   “Our first nonprofit partner was Stanford’s Lucile Packard...
MERGE4 Partners with the Jane Goodall Institute
Santa Cruz-based MERGE4 is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Jane Goodall Institute. As part of the sock brand’s MERGE4Good Program, MERGE4 has released a brand new crew sock design with a portion of proceeds going to support...
MERGE4 Partners with Boarding For Breast Cancer (B4BC) for Breast Cancer Awareness
MERGE4 Socks is pleased to announce their new partnership with Boarding For Breast Cancer (B4BC) with the official launch of their B4BC ‘Awareness’ crew sock.    “I’ve worked with B4BC for years in my past life in the snow industry,”...
The Ultimate Gift Ideas for Christmas Socks & Holiday Socks
Are you looking for cool gift ideas for a Christmas sock exchange or stocking stuffer? Then you need to check out our ultimate gift guide for holiday and Christmas socks. We have cool socks for everyone on your list, including people who love...
MERGE4 Partners with Emporio for Distribution in the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia
MERGE4, the Santa Cruz-based sock company, today announced its partnership with Central European distributor, Emporio. Emporio will be responsible for the sales, marketing, and distribution of MERGE4 products for wholesale accounts throughout the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia.   “We’ve...
How High-Quality Custom Socks Can Increase Your Customer Reach
Many companies are utilizing branded merchandise, like high-quality custom socks, to increase their customer reach. Whether it is sold or given away as a promotion, branded merchandise can be a powerful branding tool.   Businesses give away promotional products because they have...
MERGE4 Launches Be The Difference Campaign
PRESS RELEASES | Published Oct 26, 2020 This weekend, MERGE4 launched a two-fold campaign to encourage voting in the upcoming presidential election. The Santa Cruz-based sock brand is offering a one-time 50% off discount code to anyone that sends in a...
The Comfiest Ethical & Sustainable Eco Socks for Men
Ethical and sustainable fashion is our future. In fact, 49% of men ages 18-24 and 39% of men ages 25-45 are very supportive of ethical and sustainable fashion. To meet this growing demand, 12% of fashion manufacturers are shifting their production to more sustainable practices.  ...
Cool Socks for Men That Make the Perfect Gift
Socks are a go-to gift for men. They are the ultimate expression of a guy’s personality. While its an easy gift or stocking stuffer, it can be difficult finding cool socks for men that he’ll actually want to wear. And...
Vote!
Voting is an act of faith. The faith in the possibility of true democracy. Voting isn’t always about politics, but it is about what really matters to you. Your vote counts. It counts to defy fake Facebook ads. It counts...
MERGE4 Socks Featured in Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2
PRESS RELEASE FROM MERGE4. September 9, 2020. For Immediate Release. The brand new Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2 has arrived, and skaters will be dropping in wearing MERGE4 socks. In addition to a fleet of new customizations in...
Santa Cruz Works + MERGE4: Don't Kill Grandma
Check out the recording from the "Don't Kill Grandma" event MERGE4 took part in last week! The SCCBC - Santa Cruz County Business Council partnered with Santa Cruz Works and the Small Business Development Center at Cabrillo College to host a special, virtual town hall aimed specifically at...
Santa Cruz Works: Skaters, Rockers and Socks: Cindi Busenhart of MERGE4
Legendary skateboarder Steve Caballero and Merge4 founder Cindi Busenhart MERGE4 founder and CEO Cindi Busenhart sits down with Santa Cruz Works writer Eric Johnson to discuss the origin and unique attributes of her company. Read all about the high-tech socks...
MERGE4 Releases Thunderbirds! Socks
PRESS RELEASES | Published Jul 2, 2020 MERGE4 is pleased to announce a new collaboration with Dennis Hall and David Lobenberg, honoring men and women who serve in the military, veterans and their families. Stars and rockets ablaze, MERGE4’s new Thunderbirds!...
MERGE4 Releases New Sock Collection with KISS
  If you thought you were done expecting the unexpected from MERGE4, think again! MERGE4 is releasing five devastatingly epic designs featuring—the hottest band in the world, KISS! Not only are these the best thing to ever happen to your...
MERGE4 Releases DEVO Collaboration Socks
PRESS RELEASES | Published Mar 30, 2020 MERGE4 is pleased to announce a new collaboration with pioneering new wave music group, DEVO. MERGE4’s two new mind bending Devo socks, “Obsesso” and “Energy Dome”, feature a self-adjusting welt cuff, elastic arch support...
COVID-19: A note from our CEO
Dear MERGE4 family, Our hearts go out to all those affected by COVID-19, both directly and indirectly. The health and wellbeing of our customers, our internal team and community are our top priorities and we are working on ways to...
Collaborator Spotlight: Dirk Vermin
This week we’re shining the spotlight on our badass tattoo artist and reality TV star collaborator, Dirk Vermin! Dirk’s artwork embodies all things vintage pinup and traditional tattoo-style art.   Life doesn’t exactly suck when you live in Las Vegas,...
MERGE4 Partners with Jeff Ament of Pearl Jam
MERGE4 is proud to welcome Pearl Jam co-founder, Jeff Ament to their growing family of collaborators. As part of this new partnership, the Santa Cruz-based sock company has released a custom crew sock benefiting Ament’s nonprofit, Montana Pool Service Foundation.In addition...
MERGE4 Collaborates with New Deal Skateboards
PRESS RELEASES | Published Feb 3, 2020 MERGE4 is pleased to announce a new collaboration with New Deal Skateboards in conjunction with their 30th Anniversary. MERGE4 has released three collaborative socks with graphics from the iconic early 90’s skate brand. The three...
Guy Kawasaki Joins MERGE4 as Official Brand Ambassador
MERGE4 is pleased to welcome Guy Kawasaki to their team as an official brand ambassador. Guy is a noted entrepreneur, writer, and speaker and currently serves as Chief Evangelist of Canva, and as an executive fellow of Haas Business School...