SanMar to Carry Columbia Sportswear
Seattle-based SanMar Corporation, a leading supplier of imprintable apparel and accessories, today announces a final addition in their fall lineup of brands, which will now include Columbia Sportswear Company. Under an agreement reached this month, Columbia Sportswear will debut 10 styles online in early July and appear in SanMar’s August 2010 Apparel, Bags & Caps catalog.
“In both our industry and at retail, Columbia Sportswear is recognized and respected for being a leader in innovative and quality active outdoor apparel,” said Marty Lott, SanMar president. “We are delighted to now offer this outstanding line within our family of brands.”
Columbia Sportswear also views their inclusion in SanMar’s brand offering as an outstanding opportunity. As Columbia Sportswear’s vice president of global apparel sales, Mitch Fields explained, “In this industry, SanMar is known for their customer service, nationwide inventory and user-friendly marketing tools, so we look forward to seeing our products included in their offering.“
Among the 10 premiering Columbia Sportswear styles are the Bonehead Fishing Shirts, the City Trek II Jacket, as well as the Steens Mountain Jacket. The inventory will be carried in multiple warehouses and will be available for online and phone purchase beginning in early July. For more information or to order Columbia Sportswear, call (800) 426-6399 or visit www.sanmar.com.
About Columbia Sportswear Company:
Founded in 1938 in Portland, Oregon, Columbia Sportswear Company is a global leader in the design, sourcing, marketing and distribution of active outdoor apparel and footwear. As one of the largest outerwear manufacturers in the world and a leading seller of skiwear in the United States, the company has developed an international reputation for quality, performance, functionality and value. The company manages a portfolio of outdoor brands including Columbia Sportswear, Montrail, Mountain Hardwear, Pacific Trail and Sorel.
For more information on Columbia Sportswear Company, visit www.columbia.com.