Buffalo, N.Y. -- Lifestyle brand New Era said it has opened its eleventh global flagship store, located in the West Hollywood shopping district of Los Angeles. The brand’s first West Coast retail space joins current U.S. locations in New York, Chicago and Atlanta. The 3,300-sq.-ft. store will house licensed and New Era branded headwear, apparel and accessories for men, women and kids. "We have completely re-energized our design concepts for our flagships," said Cal Lawson, director of retail operations. "Our updated store concept allows for fully integrated merchandising of apparel, headwear and accessories. This leads the consumer through a

Buffalo, N.Y. -- New Era announced it will open its 10th flagship, in the heart of downtown Chicago. The two-level, 4,500-sq.-ft. store, New Era's largest location to date, will sell licensed and New Era branded headwear, apparel and accessories for men, women and kids. The brand is best known for being the official on-field cap for Major League Baseball. This is New Era's first owned and operated retail presence in the Midwest. Chicago will serve as a test market for new retail formats the brand is rolling out. Following the large-scale flagship, the brand will open numerous locations comprised

BUFFALO, N.Y., Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- New Era Cap Co., Inc., the international headwear and apparel brand, is proud to announce that it has been named a headwear and apparel licensee for The Canadian Football League (CFL). The three (3) year deal will begin January 2011 and includes world wide distribution rights for the brands 59FIFTY and 39THIRTY headwear. In addition to New Era headwear, apparel including t-shirts and outerwear created by 5th & Ocean, the Miami-based apparel manufacturer, will be available. "There are great things on the horizon for the CFL in terms of growth, and we're

Hailing from Toronto, I enjoy keeping a close eye on my homeland. Each summer I return for my annual family vacation. When I do, I always check the B-to-B direct marketing pulse of the country.
That said, I begin by asking you to look in your customer file to see how much business you’re doing in Canada. When you look, don’t forget also to look at Burlington, Vt., Buffalo, N.Y., and Bellingham, Wash., three border cities heavily influenced by Canadian purchases. (Many Canadian businesses have delivery/mail pick-up and drop-off services in those areas.)
In recent years, the Canadian dollar has strengthened (currently, it’s virtually

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