NEW YORK, NY – November 1, 2019 – The Workshop at Macy’s provides emerging high-potential ethnically diverse-, women-, veteran- and LGBTQ-owned businesses with the tools to better succeed and sustain growth in the retail industry. The program, one of Macy’s key initiatives in its commitment to creating pipelines for supplier diversity, has graduated more than 125 companies since its launch in 2011 and several alumni have successfully launched product lines in Macy's stores and on macys.com.
This holiday season, explore the wonder of new brands and find the perfect gift online at www.macys.com/workshop. The Workshop at Macy's online shopping experience gives customers across the country an opportunity to shop alumni collections and offers unmatched exposure for the designers by showcasing their talent and distinctive products. New alumni designers will be featured on the ecommerce site starting November 4th, just in time for the holidays. You’ll find a selection of gift ideas from Footnanny (personal care), Parisian Pet (pet apparel), Frères Branchiaux Candle Co. (home fragrance), Solo Noir (men’s skincare), Alex Woo (jewelry), Eleven60 (plus-sized women’s apparel), Loly In the sky (footwear), Milanblocks (handbags), Mischo Beauty (nail polish), Benson Watches (watches), That’s Smoooth (men’s skincare), Urban Hydration (personal care), Boot Band (accessories), dbts Skin Bar (skincare), and Verona Collection (modest fashion).
The application period for The Workshop at Macy’s class of 2020 is open and closes on January 26, 2020. For more information on how you can apply for an opportunity to learn how to engage with a large retailer and experience the full merchandising life cycle, ranging from the presentation of product, logistics, marketing, and sales analyzation, visit TheWorkshopAtMacys.com and follow the conversation using #workshopatmacys.
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