• 1929

    Founded by Myer "Spike" Shandleman

    Mr. Shandelman built many relationships over the years in building the business with his involvement in the community. "Spike" was: the Banquet Manager of the past Latin Casino; Director of Player Personnel & General Manager of the Camden Bullets of the Eastern Basketball League; involved in the Roller Chair business and owner of The Trophy House on the Atlantic City Boardwalk. He also played a part in the Jewish Basketball League, precursor to the current N.B.A.

  • 1963

    1963 - 1978: Eddie Allen, an outstanding athlete that Spike took off the baseball fields of South Philadelphia. Mr. Allen worked at Spike's from early 1960's thru 1978, taking over the running of the business for Mr. Shandelman in the late 1960's.

  • 1978

    Purchased by Gold Medal Sporting Goods

  • 1980

    Spikes's became a proud member of Award Associates of America, the largest industry buying group. This affords us the opportunity to purchase at the best possible price in order to pass those savings along to our customers.

  • 1981

    Moved from 1033 Race St. to 13th & Race St.

  • 1985

    Added Advertising Specialties & Imprinted sportswear to our list of product offerings.

  • 1990

    Purchased by REP, Inc.

  • 1991

    Moved to 514 N 2nd St. & opened a second location at One Penn Center.

  • 1998

    Spike's Signs was created.

  • 1999

    Developed our first online store.

  • 2001

    Spike's has its own VIP Customer Show.

  • 2004

    Spike's unveils a new logo.

  • 2005

    July 14th - Spike the Mascot is Born.

  • 2006

    Won the Award and Recognition "Association's Retailer of the Year"

  • 2012

    Opened a 24,000 sq ft. Office, Manufacturing and Showroom facility in N.E. Philadelphia.

  • 2013

    Awarded the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Manufacturer of the Year.

    Opened the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame & Philadelphia's Historical Society Preview Gallery.

    Purchased The Engraving and Awards Center located in Malvern, Pa.

  • 2014

    Launched our new website to help customers more easily find the products they need.

  • 2015

    "City of Champions" Mural dedication - March 31, 2015

    Created Google Virtual Tour of our facility

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  • 2016

    Updated the City of Champions Mural with "the Shot" commemorating Villanova U. NCAA Basketball Championship

  • 2017

    Started The Great Game of Business and Open Book Management with our staff.

    Awards & Personalization Association (APA) Retailer of the Year

  • 2018

    Purchased Main Line Trophies. Opened up Main Line showroom at 835 Conestoga Road in Bryn Mawr, PA.

    In conjunction with the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program we added the New "Super Bowl Mural" to our building on Grant Avenue in Northeast Philadelphia, commemorating the Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl Championship

    Purchased City Engraving

    Purchased Purchased Ampros Trophy Kings and Award Pros

  • 2019

    In 1929 Myer "Spike" Shandelman started "Spike's" Trophies. 90 years later in 2019 we proudly celebrate our 90th Year in business!

  • 2020

    Became a part-time Call Center in partnership with AnswerNet for Covid-19 test appointments for the State of New York Department of Health

    Became manufacturer of PPE merchandise including: Personalized Masks, Hand Santitizer and Sneezeguards