Sequential Brands Group and QVC® announce new additions to Martha Stewart’s existing collection

America’s Most Trusted Lifestyle Expert Grows Existing Collection with New Products

NEW YORK, 2018-Mar-02 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Sequential Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:SQBG) (“Sequential” or the “Company”) and QVC® announce new additions to Martha Stewart’s signature QVC line, which spans multiple categories. This spring, Martha is set to introduce Martha Stewart Pets, and will also unveil the latest offerings from her Gourmet Food and Garden collections.

“From her very first appearance, Martha has impressed QVC customers not only with her carefully curated collection of products, but with her incomparable passion for helping others find easy solutions to everyday problems,” said Doug Howe, Chief Merchandising Officer for QVC Group. “Our customers trust in Martha’s expertise entirely and truly regard her as a lifestyle expert and teacher, and we know our customers are going to love Martha’s new items as much as we do.”

Tune in to QVC on Thursday, March 15 at 3PM (ET) for the premiere of “Martha Stewart – Pets” as Martha demonstrates distinctive ideas for grooming, feeding, outfitting, and playing with pets. After successfully launching Martha Stewart Wine Co., Martha’s curated wine collection, in January, Martha is scheduled to further expand her Gourmet Food collection with items ranging from pastries and seafood to seasonal offerings. Following the successful pre-sale of Martha Stewart’s 90th book, Martha’s Flowers, Martha is set to introduce her latest tools and products perfect for preparing any backyard or outdoor space for spring.

“The Martha Stewart brand is devoted to informing and inspiring people to live more beautiful and functional lives, and I’m thrilled to introduce new products that do just that,” said Martha Stewart. “QVC allows me to engage directly with consumers and share my signature collection with millions of shoppers around the country. I look forward to further expanding my line with QVC customers.”

“Since launching on QVC, the Martha Stewart brand has experienced a great deal of success across multiple categories,” said Karen Murray, CEO of Sequential Brands Group. “We believe QVC, a multi-platform retailer, to be a perfect fit for the Martha Stewart brand and are excited to grow our business. QVC is truly unmatched when it comes to offering an American icon like Martha Stewart, who can span so many different categories, from food and garden to skincare and apparel, and we are excited to debut our new categories.”

Items from the Martha Stewart collection are available, while supplies last, through QVC.com, the QVC apps or by calling 800.345.1515. For the latest news and happenings at QVC, please visit the QVC Newsroom at newsroom.qvc.com.

About Martha Stewart
Martha Stewart is an Emmy® Award-winning television show host, entrepreneur, bestselling author of 90 books, and America’s most trusted lifestyle expert and teacher. Millions of people rely on Martha Stewart as a source of useful “how-to” information for all aspects of everyday living—cooking, entertaining, gardening, home renovating, collecting, organizing, crafting, holidays, healthy living and pets. Currently, the Martha Stewart brand reaches approximately 100 million consumers across all media and merchandising platforms each month.

About Sequential Brands Group, Inc.
Sequential Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:SQBG) owns, promotes, markets, and licenses a portfolio of consumer brands in the fashion, active, and home categories, which includes the Martha Stewart media and merchandising properties. Sequential seeks to ensure that its brands continue to thrive and grow by employing strong brand management, design and marketing teams. Sequential has licensed and intends to license its brands in a variety of consumer categories to retailers, wholesalers and distributors in the United States and around the world. For more information, please visit Sequential’s website at: www.sequentialbrandsgroup.com. To inquire about licensing opportunities, please email: newbusiness@sbg-ny.com.

About QVC 
QVC exceeds the expectations of everyone we touch by delivering the joy of discovery through the power of relationships. Every day, in nine countries and counting, QVC engages millions of shoppers in a journey of discovery through an ever-changing collection of familiar brands and fresh new products, from home and fashion to beauty, electronics and jewelry. Along the way, we connect shoppers to interesting personalities, engaging stories, and award-winning customer service. Based in West Chester, Pa. and founded in 1986, QVC has more than 17,000 employees and has retail operations in the U.S., Japan, Germany, United Kingdom, Italy, France, and through a joint venture in China. Worldwide, QVC engages shoppers over 14 broadcast networks reaching nearly 360 million homes, seven websites, and 195 social pages. Visit corporate.qvc.com to learn more.

QVC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Liberty Interactive Corporation and is attributed to the QVC Group tracking stock (NASDAQ: QVCA, QVCB). QVC, Q, and the Q Ribbon Logo are registered service marks of ER Marks, Inc. For more information on Liberty Interactive Corporation, visit www.libertyinteractive.com.

Media Contacts:
Sequential Brands Group, Inc.
Dana Miller
212-827-8347
dmmiller@marthastewart.com

QVC
Katie Dougherty
Katie.Dougherty@qvc.com

Source: Sequential Brands Group, Inc./globenewswire

Martha Stewart teams up with Jack in the Box to kick-off the ultimate “foodie feud” during Sunday’s big game

NEW YORK, 2018-Jan-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sequential Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:SQBG) announced today (Jan. 30, 2018) that Martha Stewart is teaming up with Jack in the Box to kick-off the ultimate “foodie feud” during Sunday’s big game.

The Super Bowl spot, which was shot in the studios at Sequential Brand Group’s headquarters, is just the beginning of the social media battle between Martha Stewart and Jack Box. Viewers are encouraged to follow #JackvsMartha after the commercial airs to see how this brawl unfolds.

“We’re thrilled that Martha will be part of the Super Bowl commercial line-up again this year. It is such an incredible opportunity to reach an audience of that magnitude – underscoring the strength and popularity of her brand and its strong connection with consumers,” said Sequential Brands Group CEO Karen Murray.

Martha Stewart is one of the most high-profile celebrities in recent history to be featured in a Jack in the Box commercial. From menu variety to a one-of-a-kind marketing approach, Jack in the Box is best known for challenging convention. Partnering with Stewart continues the brand’s trend of delivering unexpected experiences to fans.

About Martha Stewart
Martha Stewart is an Emmy Award-winning television show host, entrepreneur, bestselling author of 90 books, and America’s most trusted lifestyle expert and teacher. Millions of people rely on Martha Stewart as a source of useful “how-to” information for all aspects of everyday living – cooking, entertaining, gardening, home renovating, collecting, organizing, crafting, holidays, healthy living and pets. The Martha Stewart brand reaches approximately 100 million consumers across all media and merchandising platforms each month. Her branded products can be found in over 70 million households and have a growing retail presence in thousands of locations.

About Sequential Brands Group, Inc.
Sequential Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:SQBG) owns, promotes, markets, and licenses a portfolio of consumer brands in the fashion, active, and home categories, which includes the Martha Stewart media and merchandising properties. Sequential seeks to ensure that its brands continue to thrive and grow by employing strong brand management, design and marketing teams. Sequential has licensed and intends to license its brands in a variety of consumer categories to retailers, wholesalers and distributors in the United States and around the world. For more information, please visit Sequential’s website at: www.sequentialbrandsgroup.com. To inquire about licensing opportunities, please email: newbusiness@sbg-ny.com.

About Jack in the Box Inc.
Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK), based in San Diego, is a restaurant company that operates and franchises Jack in the Box® restaurants, one of the nation’s largest hamburger chains, with more than 2,200 restaurants in 21 states and Guam. Additionally, through a wholly owned subsidiary, the company operates and franchises QDOBA MEXICAN EATS®, a leader in fast-casual dining, with more than 700 restaurants in 47 states, the District of Columbia and Canada. For more information on Jack in the Box and QDOBA, including franchising opportunities, visit www.jackinthebox.com or www.qdoba.com.

Media Contacts:

Magrino Leigh Ann Ambrosi/ Mary Blanton Ogushwitz
T: 212-672-0353/212-259-0534
E: lambrosi@smapr.com / mary.blanton@smapr.com

Source: Sequential Brands Group, Inc./globenewswire

Sequential Brands expands exclusive Martha Stewart line of office products at Staples

Sequential Brands expands exclusive Martha Stewart line of office products at Staples

 

Lifestyle expert provides new essentials for school, home, office and travel

NEW YORK, 2017-Jul-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sequential Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:SQBG) and Staples (Nasdaq:SPLS) announce the expansion of the Martha Stewart line of office products available exclusively at Staples.

The collection includes a new line of organizing products and accessories such as Discbound™ notebooks, message boards, folders, and Stack + Fit®storage solutions. The new product, which has been available since June, features beautiful new patterns, gold-finished hardware, and two new colors, persimmon and gray. The line also features a customizable Wall Manager® System.

“When we design, our goal is to identify innovative organizing ideas and transform them in to stylish, high-quality products that consumers love and trust. It’s important that people have the ability to stay organized whether the space they’re working with is a roomy office, a small desk, a closet or just a tote bag. We design products which make those spaces as functional as possible. Consumers really appreciate our attention to detail and use this line for its quality, style, and value,” said Martha Stewart.

Earlier this year, the Martha Stewart line of office products launched a new office storage system and new travel products and accessories. The office storage system offers basketweave bins with raised lids that make stacking and storing easy in even the smallest spaces; bins come in 6 sizes, most of which can hold letter-size paper and standard folders. The travel line is designed to help travelers stay organized and ease the travel experience; products include a brand-new Martha Stewart backpack—featuring a rear pocket that unzips to slip over a rolling luggage handle—a tote bag, and assorted zipper pouches, perfect for accessories such as toiletries, makeup, and more. These latest products and the entire Martha Stewart collection are currently available online at Staples.com/MarthaStewart and in stores.

“We’re thrilled to expand the exclusive Martha Stewart collection at Staples that includes beautiful organizational products and bright pattern finishes,” said Amy Steel Vanden-Eykel, vice president, merchandising, Staples. “The Martha Stewart brand is perfect for the moms and teens who are looking for a stylish, functional alternative to classic office supplies.”

About Martha Stewart
Martha Stewart is an Emmy Award-winning television show host, entrepreneur, bestselling author, and a trusted lifestyle expert and teacher. The Martha Stewart brand reaches approximately 100 million consumers across all media and merchandising platforms each month. Her branded products can be found in over 70 million households and have a growing retail presence in thousands of locations.

About Sequential Brands Group, Inc.
Sequential Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:SQBG) owns, promotes, markets, and licenses a portfolio of consumer brands in the home, active and fashion categories.  Sequential seeks to ensure that its brands continue to thrive and grow by employing strong brand management, design and marketing teams. Sequential has licensed and intends to license its brands in a variety of consumer categories to retailers, wholesalers and distributors in the United States and around the world. For more information, please visit Sequential’s website at: www.sequentialbrandsgroup.com. To inquire about licensing opportunities, please email: newbusiness@sbg-ny.com.

About Staples, Inc.
Staples makes it easy to make more happen with more products and more ways to shop. Through its world-class retail, online and delivery capabilities, Staples lets customers shop however and whenever they want, whether it’s in-store, online, on mobile devices, or through the company’s innovative buy online, pick-up in store option. Staples offers more products than ever, such as technology, facilities and breakroom supplies, furniture, safety supplies, medical supplies, and Print and Marketing Services. Headquartered outside of Boston, Staples operates throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. More information about Staples (SPLS) is available at www.staples.com.

Media Contacts:
Sequential Brands Group, Inc.
Alexa Stark
astark@marthastewart.com
212-827-8348

Dana Miller
dmmiller@marthastewart.com
212-827-8347
Staples, Inc.

Kaleigh Sands
Kaleigh.Sands@Staples.com
508-253-1050

Source: Sequential Brands Group, Inc./globenewswire

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Martha Stewart brand to launch at QVC

Martha Stewart brand to launch at QVC

America’s Most Trusted Lifestyle Expert to Appear on QVC

NEW YORK, 2017-May-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sequential Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:SQBG) (“Sequential” or the “Company”) and QVC, Inc. announced today (May 4, 2017) a multi-year agreement for the Martha Stewart brand. Under the new agreement, QVC will launch several categories for the brand including skincare, fashion apparel, and food and beverage.

“Our brand has always been devoted to teaching and inspiring people to live more beautiful, more functional and more meaningful lives and our products provide solutions to do just that,” said Martha Stewart. “I am thrilled to partner with QVC, which offers unique opportunities to engage directly with an even broader audience, bringing to life several new categories for the Martha brand including beauty and fashion.

The new collaboration, which is expected to launch in the second half of this year, will feature frequent appearances on QVC by Martha Stewart and a team of Martha’s favorite experts as they showcase new and exciting products and share tips on how to incorporate them into everyday living.

“QVC at its core is about the joy of discovery and the power of relationships, and few do a better job of connecting with fans and inspiring them to embrace new ideas than Martha Stewart,” said Mike George, QVC President and CEO.  “QVC combines the best of retail, media and social to create the most engaging shopping experience, and to collaborate with a brand such as Martha’s further emphasizes our commitment to excellence and innovation. By leveraging the power of this relationship, QVC, which is among the nation’s top mobile and eCommerce retailers, brings to our customers Martha’s passion and expertise in a special and exciting new way.”

Sequential Brands Group CEO, Karen Murray, added “QVC’s proven differentiated retail experience plays perfectly with the strength of the Martha Stewart brand.  We are excited by this opportunity as it provides the brand with a new channel of distribution and further expansion into untapped categories where we see strong sales potential.”

Martha Stewart is an Emmy Award-winning television show host, entrepreneur, bestselling author of 88 books, and America’s most trusted lifestyle expert and teacher. Millions of people rely on Martha Stewart as a source of useful “how-to” information for all aspects of everyday living – cooking, entertaining, gardening, home renovating, collecting, organizing, crafting, holidays, healthy living and pets. Currently, the Martha Stewart brand reaches approximately 100 million consumers across all media and merchandising platforms each month.

About Sequential Brands Group, Inc.
Sequential Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:SQBG) owns, promotes, markets, and licenses a portfolio of consumer brands in the fashion, active, and home categories, which includes the Martha Stewart media and merchandising properties. Sequential seeks to ensure that its brands continue to thrive and grow by employing strong brand management, design and marketing teams. Sequential has licensed and intends to license its brands in a variety of consumer categories to retailers, wholesalers and distributors in the United States and around the world. For more information, please visit Sequential’s website at: www.sequentialbrandsgroup.com. To inquire about licensing opportunities, please email: newbusiness@sbg-ny.com.

About QVC
QVC combines the best of retail, media and social to create the most engaging shopping experience, one that exceeds the expectations of everyone we touch by delivering the joy of discovery through the power of relationships.  Every day, in nine countries and counting, QVC engages millions of shoppers in a journey of discovery through an ever-changing collection of familiar brands and fresh new products, from home and fashion to beauty, electronics and jewelry. Along the way, we connect with shoppers via live dialog, engaging stories, interesting personalities and award-winning customer service. Based in West Chester, Pa. and founded in 1986, QVC has more than 17,000 employees and has retail operations in the U.S., Japan, Germany, United Kingdom, Italy, France, and through a joint venture in China. Worldwide, QVC engages shoppers via 15 TV channels reaching more than 360 million homes, seven websites, and 195 social pages. Visit corporate.qvc.com to learn more.

QVC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Liberty Interactive Corporation and is attributed to the QVC Group tracking stock (NASDAQ: QVCA, QVCB). Liberty’s QVC Group also includes zulily, a digital retailer obsessed with bringing customers special finds every day at incredible prices. zulily has been a wholly-owned subsidiary of Liberty Interactive Corporation since October 2015. zulily features an ever-changing, always delightful collection of clothing, home décor, toys, gifts and more–for the whole family. Unique products from up-and-coming brands are featured alongside favorites from top brands, giving customers something new to discover each morning. Launched in 2010, zulily is headquartered in Seattle. Among mass merchants, the combined QVC Group (including QVC and zulily) is the #3 mobile retailer in the U.S., the #8 mobile retailer globally, and the #4 ecommerce player in North America, according to Internet Retailer. QVC, Q, and the Q Ribbon Logo are registered service marks of ER Marks, Inc. For more information on Liberty Interactive Corporation, visit www.libertyinteractive.com.

SOURCE: Sequential Brands Group

Media Contacts:

Sequential Brands Group
Jaime Cassavechia
212-518-4771 x108
jcassavechia@sbg-ny.com

QVC
Jane Crawford
484-701-1506
Jane.Crawford@qvc.com

Investor Relations:

Sequential Brands Group
Katherine Nash
512-757-2566
knash@sbg-ny.com

Liberty Interactive Corporation
Courtnee Chun, 720-875-5420
Courtnee@libertymedia.com

News Provided by Acquire Media

Martha & Marley Spoon meal kits now available through AmazonFresh

Launching in four major regions, including New York and San Francisco, AmazonFresh customers can now shop Martha Stewart’s meal kits and receive her trusted recipes and quality, pre-portioned ingredients delivered to their door seven days a week.

NEW YORK, 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sequential Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:SQBG) (“Sequential” or the “Company”) and Marley Spoon, Inc. announced today (Mar 14, 2017) that customers in select cities can now order Martha & Marley Spoon meal kits through AmazonFresh.

Beginning today, AmazonFresh customers in the larger metro areas of New York, San Francisco, Dallas and Philadelphia can purchase a Martha & Marley Spoon meal kit that includes a delicious recipe and pre-portioned ingredients to cook a meal for two adults. Offering Martha & Marley Spoon products through AmazonFresh is an exciting new way for consumers to experience the convenience and variety of meal kits, without having to commit to several nights of meals or order a week in advance.

“I am pleased to collaborate with the most innovative retailer, Amazon, to bring better weeknight cooking solutions to all customers,” said Martha Stewart. “It is so important to cook wholesome, delicious, healthy dinners, and I believe people will enjoy the nutritious and seasonal recipes offered by Martha & Marley Spoon, coupled with the flexibility and convenience of AmazonFresh.”

Delivered and designed with simple, quick everyday cooking in mind, the Martha & Marley Spoon meal kits reflect Martha’s love for fresh seasonal ingredients and varied cooking techniques. Each meal kit comes with an easy-to-follow recipe card that guides home cooks through six simple steps. Competitively priced, the Martha & Marley Spoon meal kit features quality pre-portioned fresh produce and proteins, artisanal ingredients, and healthy, quick-cook grains. Recipes will change seasonally to include the best ingredients available.

“We are setting a new standard for the meal kit industry by offering flexible delivery options, a variety of dishes to choose from and no meal plan service commitments via AmazonFresh,” said Marley Spoon CEO and co-founder Fabian Siegel. “This partnership enables added flexibility for consumers looking to incorporate meal kits into their dinner routine, whether it be for a single night or several different meals for the week.”

“>With AmazonFresh, customers can combine grocery and other shopping into one seamless experience that easily fits into their busy lives. Customers can order a wide range of items, including everything from fruits, vegetables, meat, seafood, baked goods, and dairy products to beauty products and household goods. AmazonFresh offers convenient delivery windows, seven days a week, including the option of either attended or unattended delivery.

To use AmazonFresh, Prime customers can simply go to www.amazon.com/amazonfresh and sign up for a free 30-day trial. After the free trial, Prime members can continue to shop AmazonFresh for a monthly fee of $14.99.

ABOUT MARTHA STEWART
Martha Stewart is an Emmy Award-winning television show host, entrepreneur, bestselling author of 87 books, and America’s most trusted lifestyle expert and teacher. Millions of people rely on Martha Stewart as a source of useful “how-to” information for all aspects of everyday living – cooking, entertaining, gardening, home renovating, collecting, organizing, crafting, holidays, healthy living and pets. The Martha Stewart brand reaches approximately 100 million consumers across all media and merchandising platforms each month. Martha Stewart Living, the magazine she founded 25 years ago, has published more than 11,000 recipes, and MarthaStewart.com includes a recipe database of over 18,000 recipes. Her branded products can be found in over 70 million households and have a growing retail presence in thousands of locations.

ABOUT MARLEY SPOON, INC.
Marley Spoon creates meal kits that contain recipes and pre­portioned seasonal ingredients, making it easy to cook a delicious dinner at home. Customers have the ability to choose which recipes and for how many, from a fresh menu each week.

Founded in 2014 by Fabian Siegel and Till Neatby, Marley Spoon currently operates in six markets across three continents. In June 2016, Marley Spoon partnered with Martha Stewart and Sequential Brands Group, Inc. to launch Martha & Marley Spoon, a meal kit delivery service featuring Martha Stewart’s award-winning recipes and smart cooking techniques. Martha & Marley Spoon meal kits are also available for order in select markets through AmazonFresh.

Marley Spoon’s global mission is to help millions of people to cook better and live smarter by radically reducing food waste. For more information, visit: www.marleyspoon.com.

ABOUT SEQUENTIAL BRANDS GROUP, INC.
Sequential Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SQBG) owns, promotes, markets, and licenses a portfolio of consumer brands in the fashion, active, and home categories, which includes the Martha Stewart media and merchandising properties. Sequential seeks to ensure that its brands continue to thrive and grow by employing strong brand management, design and marketing teams. Sequential has licensed and intends to license its brands in a variety of consumer categories to retailers, wholesalers and distributors in the United States and around the world. For more information, please visit Sequential’s website at: www.sequentialbrandsgroup.com. To inquire about licensing opportunities, please email: newbusiness@sbg-ny.com.

The photo is also available at Newscom, www.newscom.com, and via AP PhotoExpress.

Contact:

Sequential Brands Group, Inc.
Jaime Cassavechia
212-518-4771 x108
jcassavechia@sbg-ny.com

Martha & Marley Spoon
Jo Ferro
(347) 291-5247
jo.ferro@marleyspoon.com

Source: Sequential Brands Group, Inc./globenewswire

Martha Stewart and Sequential Brands Group announce honorees for the fifth annual Martha Stewart American Made program

NEW YORK, 2016-Oct-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — This October, Martha Stewart and Sequential Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:SQBG) will celebrate the fifth annual Martha Stewart American Made program with a monumental two-day event. The nationally recognized platform highlights the next generation of American artisans; celebrating those who have turned their passions for hand-crafted, well-made goods into small businesses.

After an extensive search of creative entrepreneurs, small business owners and makers from across the country, Martha Stewart and the editors of Martha Stewart Living have carefully chosen the 10 honorees who best reflect the principles of the American Made Program. These businesses were hand-selected across the fields of Food, Style, Design, and Technology, for their inspiring efforts to change their local communities and influence the way America does business.

The 2016 American Made Honorees, past winners, and VIP guests will join Martha and the editors at an exclusive reception on Friday, October 21 at Manhattan’s One World Observatory.

2016 Honorees Include:

  • 21c Museum Hotels — Louisville, KY
  • Eagle Street Rooftop Farm — Brooklyn, NY
  • Girls Who Code — New York City
  • Harry’s Berries — Oxnard, CA
  • Loki Fish Company — Seattle, WA
  • M&S Schmalberg — New York City
  • NYCitySlab — Yonkers, New York
  • Stony Creek Colors — Nashville, TN
  • Sweetgreen — Washington, DC
  • Uplands Cheese — Dodgeville, WI

“I’m incredibly excited about this year’s passionate group of honorees,” says Elizabeth Graves, Editor in Chief of Martha Stewart Living. “Each company is inspiring in a unique way and the founders are poised to make a real impact on their industry and community. They are all on the cusp of something big, and we’re thrilled to support and help propel them forward.”

Since the inception of the Martha Stewart American Made Program five years ago, the maker movement has grown extensively, and continues to alter the U.S. consumer culture. As noted by the White House inaugural Maker Faire in 2014, ‘Today’s D.I.Y is tomorrow’s “Made in America'”; the movement is continuing to expand, fostering networks of start-ups and small businesses across the nation.

To continue the celebration, the 2016 Martha Stewart American Made Summit will be held on Saturday, October 22. The full-day event will include educational, inspirational panels and talks for creative entrepreneurs held at Martha Stewart headquarters. Innovators, celebrity entrepreneurs, and successful business owners confirmed to participate in this year’s American Made Summit include:

  • Jessica Alba, Founder and Chief Creative Officer of The Honest Company and Honest Beauty
  • Jim Cramer, Host of CNBC’s “Mad Money w/ Jim Cramer” & Co-Anchor of CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street”
  • Sarah Michelle Gellar, Co-Founder, Foodstirs
  • Zac Posen, Fashion Designer
  • Geoffrey Zakarian, Chef, Restaurateur and TV Personality
  • Linda Boff, Chief Marketing Officer, General Electric
  • Emeril Lagasse, Chef, Restaurateur, and Television Personality
  • Fabian Siegel, Founder and CEO, Marley Spoon
  • Joseph Abboud, Chief Creative Director of Tailored Brands Inc.
  • Barry Sternlicht, Chairman & CEO of Starwood Capital Group
  • Megan Smith, United States Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Martha Stewart will lead this exciting roster of speakers to teach and inspire guests over the course of the day, which include networking and roundtable discussions, targeted learning sessions, and an American food tasting cocktail party. Attendees also have the opportunity to network with other makers from across the country who are reinvigorating their cities, towns, and the American economy.

Martha Stewart’s 2016 American Made Program is presented with support from sponsors including 1 Hotels, Bob’s Red Mill, Handmade at Amazon, The Libman Company, Lyft, MailChimp, Milk-Bone, and Toyota.

Tickets are still available for purchase at the 2016 American Made website:  http://american-made.ticketbase.com/.

About Martha Stewart
Martha Stewart is an Emmy Award-winning television show host, entrepreneur, bestselling author of 87 books, and America’s most trusted lifestyle expert and teacher. Millions of people rely on Martha Stewart as a source of useful “how-to” information for all aspects of everyday living – cooking, entertaining, gardening, home renovating, collecting, organizing, crafting, holidays, healthy living and pets. The Martha Stewart brand reaches approximately 100 million consumers across all media and merchandising platforms each month. Her branded products can be found in over 70 million households and have a growing retail presence in thousands of locations.

About Sequential Brands Group, Inc.
Sequential Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SQBG) owns, promotes, markets, and licenses a portfolio of consumer brands in the fashion, active, and home categories, which includes the Martha Stewart media and merchandising properties. Sequential seeks to ensure that its brands continue to thrive and grow by employing strong brand management, design and marketing teams. Sequential has licensed and intends to license its brands in a variety of consumer categories to retailers, wholesalers and distributors in the United States and around the world.  For more information, please visit Sequential’s website at: www.sequentialbrandsgroup.com. To inquire about licensing opportunities, please email: newbusiness@sbg-ny.com.

About 1 Hotels
As a luxury lifestyle hotel brand inspired by nature, 1 Hotels cultivates the best of eco-conscious design and sustainable architecture, together with extraordinary comfort and an unrivaled level of service. 1 Hotels, launched in 2015 with the opening of exclusive properties in Miami’s South Beach and Manhattan’s Central Park, followed by the upcoming Brooklyn launch in late 2016, developed with the simple idea that those that travel the world also care about it. 1 Hotels upholds this vision by channeling nature through design, culinary partnerships, connecting with the local community and taking small steps to make a big difference. Additional information can be found at www.1hotels.com

About Bob’s Red Mill
Bob’s Red Mill, a distinctive stone-grinding miller of whole grains, was founded in 1978 with the mission of moving people back to the basics with healthy whole grains. Bob’s Red Mill, an employee-owned company, offers a diverse line of more than 400 organic and gluten free flours, cereals, meals and mixes for pancakes, breads and soups that are available throughout the U.S. and the world. With its dedicated gluten free manufacturing facility, strict organic protocols and dedication to meeting the highest food safety standards in the country, the company has obtained its HACCP certification and is a leader in providing safe and delicious wholesome, organic and gluten free products. For more information, please visit www.bobsredmill.com.

About The Libman Company
The Libman Company is a family-owned company that has been making quality cleaning tools since 1896. The company manufactures products from brooms and mops to more specialized tools for kitchen and bathroom cleaning and industrial uses. Libman proudly manufactures most of their products in the United States, including the company’s well-known Wonder® Mop. For more information about the Libman Company, please visit www.libman.com.

About MailChimp
MailChimp is the world’s most powerful email marketing platform for small business. They provide sophisticated tools anyone can use to grow their business and be successful. MailChimp is used to send marketing emails and automated messages, create targeted campaigns, facilitate reporting and analytics, and sell online. Over 12 million businesses and individuals – from community organizations to Fortune 100 companies – trust MailChimp to connect the right people with the right message, at the right time.

About Toyota
Toyota, the world’s top automaker and creator of the Prius and the Mirai fuel cell vehicle, is committed to advancing mobility through our Toyota and Lexus brands.  Over the past 50 years, we’ve produced more than 30 million cars and trucks in North America, where we operate 14 manufacturing plants (10 in the U.S.) and directly employ more than 44,000 people (more than 34,000 in the U.S.).  Our 1,800 North American dealerships (1,500 in the U.S.) sold more than 2.8 million cars and trucks (nearly 2.5 million in the U.S.) in 2015 — and about 80 percent of all Toyota vehicles sold over the past 20 years are still on the road today.

Toyota partners with community, civic, academic, and governmental organizations to address our society’s most pressing mobility challenges. We share company resources and extensive know-how to support non-profits to help expand their ability to assist more people move more places. For more information about Toyota, visit www.toyotanewsroom.com.

Media Contacts:
For Martha Stewart American Made
Mary Blanton Ogushwitz
mary.blanton@smapr.com
212-259-0534

Jessie Lison
jessie.lison@smapr.com
347-918-4019

For Sequential Brands Group
Jaime Cassavechia
jcassavechia@sbg-ny.com
212-518-4771 x108

Source: Sequential Brands Group/globenewswire

Martha Bakes season seven premieres on PBS stations nationwide

NEW YORK, 2016-Oct-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — The seventh season of Martha Stewart’s Emmy®-nominated teaching show, Martha Bakes, will premiere on PBS stations nationwide beginning Saturday, October 8, 2016 (check local listings). The program will be presented in association with WETA Washington, D.C., the flagship public broadcaster in the nation’s capital. Domino Foods, Inc., featuring Domino® Sugar and C&H® Sugar will serve as the show’s sponsor.

This season, buckle up as Martha guides your taste buds through a culinary tour of our nation’s most adored recipes. Each week, Martha will focus on a different region’s specialties, taking viewers on a sweet journey around the country. From New England’s maple custard pie and the West’s coffee crunch cake, to heavenly caramel cake from the Gulf and the South’s decadent bourbon bread pudding, this season covers it all!

“This season of Martha Bakes explores and expresses our interest in American-made foods and classic American recipes with updated variations. Each episode is dedicated to a specific region, and many popular and delicious sweets will be revealed. We have a beautiful array of recipes lined up!” said Martha Stewart. “I am delighted to continue teaching and inspiring viewers and look forward to doing so for many more seasons.”

The seventh season’s focus on American classics coincides with the fifth anniversary of Martha Stewart’s American Made New York Summit. Bringing together the nation’s most influential innovators, entrepreneurs, and small-business owners, it is a celebration of all things American Made. The event takes place October 21 – 22; tickets are available at american-made.ticketbase.com.

In each 30-minute episode of Martha Bakes, Emmy Award-winning TV host, Martha Stewart will share expert tips and techniques that you’ll need for making pies, baking spectacular layer cakes, and using proper, flavorful seasonal ingredients­­.

“Both Domino® Sugar and Martha Stewart have been a part of America’s holiday traditions for many years. We are so pleased to enhance that tradition with our sponsorship of the 7th season of Martha Bakes, bringing great holiday ideas and perfect baking results right into your kitchen,” said Brian O’Malley, President & CEO of Domino Foods, Inc.

This season of Martha Bakes follows six successful seasons as the number-one baking show on public television. Martha Bakes was nominated for two Emmy Awards in 2015 for best culinary host and culinary show. The program is also the most visited show on PBS Food, PBS’s digital cooking portal, and the series has been viewed in 95% of U.S. television households, according to TRAC Media Services.

For more information, visit marthastewart.com, or click here to view Martha’s Facebook Live episode announcing the launch.

About Martha Stewart
Martha Stewart is an Emmy Award-winning television show host, entrepreneur, bestselling author of 87 books, and America’s most trusted lifestyle expert and teacher. Millions of people rely on Martha Stewart as a source of useful “how-to” information for all aspects of everyday living – cooking, entertaining, gardening, home renovating, collecting, organizing, crafting, holidays, healthy living and pets. The Martha Stewart brand reaches approximately 100 million consumers across all media and merchandising platforms each month. Her branded products can be found in over 70 million households and have a growing retail presence in thousands of locations.

About Sequential Brands Group, Inc.
Sequential Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:SQBG) owns, promotes, markets, and licenses a portfolio of consumer brands in the fashion, active, and home categories, which includes the Martha Stewart media and merchandising properties. Sequential seeks to ensure that its brands continue to thrive and grow by employing strong brand management, design and marketing teams. Sequential has licensed and intends to license its brands in a variety of consumer categories to retailers, wholesalers and distributors in the United States and around the world. For more information, please visit Sequential’s website at: www.sequentialbrandsgroup.com. To inquire about licensing opportunities, please email: newbusiness@sbg-ny.com.

About WETA Washington, DC
WETA Washington, D.C., is one of the largest producing stations of new content for public television in the United States. WETA productions and co-productions include “PBS NewsHour,” “Washington Week with Gwen Ifill,” “The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize,” “In Performance at the White House” and documentaries by filmmaker Ken Burns, including the April 11 and 12 premiere of “Jackie Robinson.” Sharon Percy Rockefeller is president and CEO. More information on WETA and its programs and services is available at www.weta.org.

About PBS
PBS, with its over 350 member stations, offers all Americans the opportunity to explore new ideas and new worlds through television and online content. Each month, PBS reaches nearly 103 million people through television and over 33 million people online, inviting them to experience the worlds of science, history, nature and public affairs; to hear diverse viewpoints; and to take front row seats to world-class drama and performances. PBS’ broad array of programs has been consistently honored by the industry’s most coveted award competitions. Teachers of children from pre-K through 12th grade turn to PBS for digital content and services that help bring classroom lessons to life. PBS’ premier children’s TV programming and its website, pbskids.org, are parents’ and teachers’ most trusted partners in inspiring and nurturing curiosity and love of learning in children. More information about PBS is available at pbs.org, one of the leading dot-org websites on the Internet, or by following PBS on Twitter, Facebook or through apps for mobile devices. Specific program information and updates for press are available at pbs.org/pressroom or by following PBS PressRoom on Twitter.

About Domino Foods, Inc.
Domino Foods, Inc. sells two of the nation’s leading brands of sugar Domino® Sugar and C&H® Sugar. For more than 100 years, Domino® and C&H®Sugar have joined millions of Americans in their kitchens to help bake something special and create memories that last a lifetime. Share the joy of baking with family and friends by using 100% pure cane sugar from Domino and C&H. For classic recipes, baking tips, product information and so much more, visit www.dominosugar.com and www.chsugar.com.

CONTACT:
Alexa Stark
212-827-8348
astark@marthastewart.com

Dana Miller
212-827-8347
dmmiller@marthastewart.com

Source: Sequential Brands Group/globenewswire

Sequential Brands Group top bring Martha Stewart Living brand of home products to Korea

NEW YORK, 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sequential Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:SQBG) (“Sequential” or the “Company”) announced today (Sept. 27, 2016) that it has entered into a long-term agreement with Fang Brothers Group’s FB Living to bring the Martha Stewart Living brand of home products to Korea.

The first line of Martha Stewart Living bedding, bath and seasonal housewares will launch in Spring 2017 with bedding, bath towels and decorative pillows.  Kitchen cookware, dinnerware and storage are planned for Fall 2017.

Katherine Fang, CEO of FB Living said, “We are thrilled to partner with Martha Stewart to bring her beautiful line of Martha Stewart Living home products to the Korean market. There is no one else who has had such an influence on the way Americans think about their homes than Martha Stewart and we’re honored to be the team to introduce her brand, which is known for exceptional quality and style.”

Inspired by Martha’s personal collections and her Martha Stewart Living magazine, the new product offering in Korea will feature both classic looks and fun, modern designs, so customers can create homes that reflect their unique styles at an affordable price.

“Entering the rapidly emerging home furnishing market in Korea is another important and exciting step in our global growth strategy to expand the Martha Stewart brand in Asia,” said Sequential Brands Group CEO Yehuda Shmidman.

About Martha Stewart
Martha Stewart is an Emmy Award-winning television show host, entrepreneur, bestselling author of 87 books, and America’s most trusted lifestyle expert and teacher. Millions of people rely on Martha Stewart as a source of useful “how-to” information for all aspects of everyday living – cooking, entertaining, gardening, home renovating, collecting, organizing, crafting, holidays, healthy living and pets. The Martha Stewart brand reaches approximately 100 million consumers across all media and merchandising platforms each month. Her branded products can be found in over 70 million households and have a growing retail presence in thousands of locations.

About Sequential Brands Group, Inc.
Sequential Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:SQBG) owns, promotes, markets, and licenses a portfolio of consumer brands in the fashion, active, and home categories, which includes the Martha Stewart media and merchandising properties. Sequential seeks to ensure that its brands continue to thrive and grow by employing strong brand management, design and marketing teams. Sequential has licensed and intends to license its brands in a variety of consumer categories to retailers, wholesalers and distributors in the United States and around the world. For more information, please visit Sequential’s website at: www.sequentialbrandsgroup.com. To inquire about licensing opportunities, please email: newbusiness@sbg-ny.com.

About FB Living Limited
FB Living is a member of the Fang Brothers Group. Fang Brothers Group was founded as a textile company in Hong Kong in the 1950s. The group has since expanded into related areas including manufacturing and retailing, making it a vertically integrated organization with a strong focus in the apparel, fashion and lifestyle industries. It has a network of offices and stores located in key cities across all continents including New York, London, Milan, Paris, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tokyo, Seoul, etc. With further expansions and collaborations into both existing and new sectors, Fang Brothers Group is today a diversified group of companies engaged in the consumer, property development, electronic components, auto parts, and energy storage businesses with operations throughout different parts of the world.

Media Contacts:
Sequential Brands Group, Inc.
Jaime Cassavechia
+1 212-518-4771 x108
jcassavechia@sbg-ny.com

FB Living Limited
Candice Lau
+852 2401-6408
Candicelau@fbliving.com

Source: Sequential Brands Group, Inc./globenewswire

Sequential Brands Group and Alibaba Group announce Martha Stewart to headline Alibaba’s inaugural Tmall Super Kitchen event

NEW YORK, 2016-Sep-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sequential Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:SQBG) and Alibaba Group Inc. (NYSE:BABA) announced today  (Sept. 19, 2016) that Martha Stewart will headline Alibaba’s inaugural Tmall Super Kitchen event on September 20, 2016, in Shanghai, China.

Martha Stewart’s keynote address will be broadcast live on Alibaba’s media network which includes Youku Tudou, as well as live streamed on the Tmall and Taobao ecommerce apps. During her presentation, Martha will share her philosophy on how to live a better, fuller and longer life, as well as provide the tools to curate and maintain one’s home.

“There is a tremendous amount of demand for know-how and inspiration in the home and lifestyle space today among the rapidly developing middle class in China and Southeast Asia. I am thrilled to join the brilliant team at Alibaba to help inspire the next generation of Chinese consumers,” said Martha Stewart.

The Tmall Super Kitchen exhibition will bring together approximately 1,200 of Alibaba’s best houseware partners including Fissler, Le Creuset, World Kitchen, De’Longhi, Kenwood, Villeroy & Boch, Lagostina, Duralex, Riedel, Monbento, and WOLL, among many others. This consumer event is part of the two-week nationwide Tmall Global Home Festival in China created and hosted by Alibaba.

“We are honored to have Martha Stewart join us for our inaugural Super Kitchen event. Martha Stewart has forever changed the way Americans think and feel about their homes. As one of the world’s most recognized lifestyle authorities, her namesake brand influences millions of consumers through its trusted content and practical, useful and affordable products.  Her involvement in Alibaba’s Super Kitchen event will help educate and stimulate Chinese consumers, who want high quality home products and healthy lifestyle choices for their families,” said Michael Evans, Alibaba Group President.

Martha Stewart and Alibaba will work together on opportunities for future collaboration. Alibaba operates one of the world’s largest ecommerce businesses, with more than 430 million average annual users. Alibaba’s Mobile Taobao, a business to consumer app, attracts user engagement across e-commerce, digital media, travel, social and local services. Its 150 million daily active users launch the app an average of 7.2 times per day, spending more than 20 minutes each day browsing an average of 19 products.

About Sequential Brands Group, Inc.
Sequential Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:SQBG) owns, promotes, markets, and licenses a portfolio of consumer brands in the fashion, active, and home categories, which includes the Martha Stewart media and merchandising properties. Sequential seeks to ensure that its brands continue to thrive and grow by employing strong brand management, design and marketing teams. Sequential has licensed and intends to license its brands in a variety of consumer categories to retailers, wholesalers and distributors in the United States and around the world. For more information, please visit Sequential’s website at: www.sequentialbrandsgroup.com. To inquire about licensing opportunities, please email: newbusiness@sbg-ny.com.

About Alibaba Group
Alibaba Group’s mission is to make it easy to do business anywhere. It is the largest retail commerce company in the world in terms of gross merchandise volume. Founded in 1999, the company provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help merchants, brands and other businesses that provide products, services and digital content to leverage the power of the Internet to engage with their users and customers.

Media Contacts:
Sequential Brands Group, Inc.
Jaime Cassavechia
+1 212 518 4771 x108
jcassavechia@sbg-ny.com

Alibaba Group
Robert H. Christie
+1 917 860 9410
bob.christie@alibaba-inc.com

Source: Sequential Brands Group; Alibaba Group Inc./globenewswire

Martha Stewart Pets holiday collection provides festive ways to celebrate the season with our Pets available exclusively at PetSmart®

From Apparel and Toys to Pampering and Home Décor,
Holiday Line Offers Martha’s Take on Petsgiving – Celebrating the Holidays with our Pets

PHOENIX, 2015-12-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — From classic barn coats and festive bow-tie collars to plaid sweaters, beauty products, and cozy holiday-themed beds, the Martha Stewart Pets holiday collection, available exclusively at PetSmart®, provides a variety of festive ways to bring the spirit of Petsgiving home for the holidays.

Dogs and cats will look their best for the family photo this season donning Martha’s reindeer and plaid sweaters, a polka dot “Mrs. Claus” dress, and holiday hoodies. Charming harnesses with candy cane stripes and Martha’s signature barn coat ensure pets look great and stay warm when heading outside for hayrides, holiday bonfires, and other events.

“We all need winter outerwear to stay warm during the cold months. Our pets are no exception,” said Martha Stewart, founder and chief creative officer of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. “Pets like stylish, comfortable and fun outfits. We thought it would be great for dogs to have their own classic jackets with bright holiday colors so they can celebrate right along with their owners!”

This year’s product design reflects a playful take on the holidays, adding modern hues of pink and light blue to traditional reds and greens. The collection also offers whimsical character outfits like penguins, reindeer, Santa Claus and elves. Pet collars feature bows and oversized snowflakes, plus fun prints and holiday colors inspired by candy and peppermint images from past issues of Martha Stewart Living.

Pet Home Décor: The Martha Stewart Pets holiday collection delivers cheerful home décor items like ceramic bowls featuring snowmen, seasonal peppermints, and holiday sentiments. Pets can sleep in comfort this season on a cozy Santa pillow or reindeer bolster bed, or inside an igloo bed that’s perfect for cats and small dogs.

Festive Toys: Consistent with the seasonal collection, Martha Stewart Pets elf toys, candy cane holiday squeakers and penguins adorned with peppermints illustrate the spirit of the season. Cats are sure to love Santa Claus door danglers, holiday feather teaser toys, and catnip-filled mice-perfect for celebrating Petsgiving with furry family members.

Pampering Gifts: Parents can pamper their pets with a variety of new natural, hypoallergenic bath and grooming products including mud masks, bath salts, nose and paw lotion and even bubble bath. These beauty items from Martha Stewart Pets make perfect stocking stuffers. Pets can also enjoy a trip to the PetSmart grooming salon where we offer three exclusive Martha Stewart Pets Naturals Packages. These grooming services include premium shampoo and conditioner with natural ingredients such as grapefruit, coconut oil, honey, and oatmeal to help soothe and strengthen your pet’s skin and coat.

“We are especially excited about this year’s Martha Stewart Pets holiday collection, as it offers pet parents a range of on-trend apparel, accessories, toys, beauty, and home décor items featuring Martha’s special take on the season,” said Eran Cohen, chief customer experience officer, PetSmart. “The range of Martha’s holiday line gives pet parents so many options to get involved in Petsgiving – the season-long celebration where we can be merry with our best friends and show them how much we appreciate the unconditional love they share 365 days a year.”

Find all Martha Stewart Pets holiday products here at the collections Holiday Shop.
For more information about PetSmart’s holiday products, deals, and store hours, visit petsmart.com/holiday. Selection of products may vary by location.

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About PetSmart®
PetSmart, Inc. is the largest specialty pet retailer of services and solutions for the lifetime needs of pets. At PetSmart, we love pets, and we believe pets make us better people. Every day with every connection, PetSmart’s passionate associates help bring pet parents closer to their pets so they can live more fulfilled lives. This mission impacts everything we do for our customers, the way we support our associates, and how we give back to our communities. We employ approximately 53,000 associates, operate approximately 1,433 pet stores in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico and approximately 202 in-store PetSmart® PetsHotel® dog and cat boarding facilities. PetSmart provides a broad range of competitively priced pet food and pet products and offers dog training, pet grooming, pet boarding, PetSmart Doggie Day CampTM day care services and pet adoption services in-store. Our portfolio of digital resources for pet parents – including PetSmart.com, PetFoodDirect.com, Pet360.com, OnlyNaturalPet.com and petMD.com – offers the most comprehensive online pet supplies and pet care information in the U.S. Through our in-store pet adoption partnership with independent nonprofit organizations, PetSmart Charities™ and PetSmart Charities™ of Canada, PetSmart helps to save the lives of more than 450,000 homeless pets each year. In addition, PetSmart supports organizations that make communities a better place to call home through our philanthropy program, PetSmart Gives Back™. By giving back to the communities where we live and work, PetSmart not only celebrates the power of pets to enrich people’s lives—we live it.

Follow PetSmart on Twitter: @PetSmart
Find PetSmart on Facebook: www.facebook.com/PetSmart
See PetSmart on YouTube: www.YouTube.com/PetSmart

About Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc.
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. (NYSE: MSO) is a diversified media and merchandising company, inspiring and engaging consumers with unique lifestyle content and distinctive products. The Company reaches approximately 100 million consumers across all media platforms each month and has a growing retail presence in thousands of retail locations. MSLO’s media brands, available across multiple platforms, include Martha Stewart Living, Martha Stewart Weddings, and Everyday Food; the Company also offers books and utility Apps. MSLO’s television and video programming includes “Martha Stewart’s Cooking School” and “Martha Bakes” series on PBS, in addition to made-for-the-web video and a vast library of how-to content available online. MSLO also designs high-quality Martha Stewart products in a range of lifestyle categories available through select retailers, including The Home Depot, Macy’s, JCPenney, Staples, PetSmart, Michaels and Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores. The MSLO family of brands also includes Chef Emeril Lagasse’s media and merchandising properties. Additional information about MSLO is at www.marthastewart.com.

Contacts:

Danielle Bickelmann
Golin for PetSmart
972-341-2503
dbickelmann@golin.com
 

PetSmart Media Line
623-587-2177

Jana Branson
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia
212-827-8123
jbranson@marthastewart.com

Macy’s Black Friday commercial features Ariana Grande, Clinton Kelly, Heidi Klum, Ryan Seacrest, Jessica Simpson, Thalia Sodi and Martha Stewart

Ariana Grande, Clinton Kelly, Heidi Klum, Ryan Seacrest, Jessica Simpson, Thalia Sodi and Martha Stewart help Macy’s get ready for one of the biggest shopping weekends of the season

NEW YORK, 2015-11-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Beginning today, Macy’s (NYSE:M) customers will get a sneak preview of what happens behind the scenes in preparation for one of the biggest shopping events of the season in the retailer’s new Black Friday commercial. The TV spot’s star-filled storyline features Ariana Grande, Clinton Kelly, Heidi Klum, Ryan Seacrest, Jessica Simpson, Thalia Sodi and Martha Stewart helping prep for the big weekend. Previewing today on youtube.com/macys and scheduled to break on television on Sunday, Nov. 22, the commercial reminds customers to shop Macy’s starting at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving for the best deals, plus a chance to instantly win $1 million in Macy’s gift codes and branded prizes.

Macy’s stars, including Ryan Seacrest, prep for one of the biggest shopping events of the season in Macy’s new Black Friday commercial. (Photo: Business Wire)

“Who better than an ensemble of Macy’s stars to bring a new level of fun and excitement to this year’s Black Friday commercial,” said Martine Reardon, Macy’s chief marketing officer. “From Clinton Kelly helping an elf dress her best and Jessica Simpson slashing prices toThalia Sodi leading a dance in her department and Ryan Seacrest hosting it all, fans will see their favorite celebrities getting Macy’s ready to offer the best deals on the most desirable gifts this holiday season. Only Macy’s can give America a Parade on Thanksgiving and the biggest sale of the year on Black Friday.”

Reinforcing why America’sDepartment Store is the best place to shop on Black Friday weekend, Macy’s Black Friday Ensemble features Macy’s stars as they spend Wednesday night prepping the store for one of the biggest sales of the season.

From 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 26 through 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 27, and Saturday, Nov. 28 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m, Macy’s will offer more than 400 doorbuster specials across apparel, cosmetics and fragrances, home and more, while supplies last. For shoppers looking to get a head start on their Christmas lists, Black Friday prices will be available at macys.com all day on Thanksgiving. Click here for a complete list of doorbuster specials.

Beginning at store opening on Thursday, Nov. 26 through Sunday, Nov. 29 at store close, customers shopping at Macy’s stores with Macy’s mobile app will have a chance to instantly win $1 million in Macy’s gift codes and branded prizes – including a Macy’s shopping spree, home makeover and trips to New York City. To register for “Macy’s Black Friday Walk In & Win” and view Official Rules, visit macys.com/win.

Visit macys.com/stores for local information, as Black Friday hours may vary by store.

For more information on Macy’s Black Friday event, merchandise images and a full list of all doorbuster specials, please visit http://pimsmultimedia.com/macys-holiday2015/black-friday.php.

About Macy’s
Macy’s, the largest retail brand of Macy’s, Inc., delivers fashion and affordable luxury to customers at approximately 775 locations in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam, as well as to customers in the U.S. and more than 100 international destinations through its leading online store at macys.com. Via its stores, e-commerce site, mobile and social platforms, Macy’s offers distinctive assortments including the most desired family of exclusive and fashion brands for him, her and home. Macy’s is known for such epic events as Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks® and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®, as well as spectacular fashion shows, culinary events, flower shows and celebrity appearances. Macy’s flagship stores — including Herald Square in New York City, Union Square in San Francisco, State Street in Chicago, and Dadeland in Miami and South Coast Plaza in southern California — are known internationally and are leading destinations for visitors. Building on a more than 150-year tradition, and with the collective support of customers and employees, Macy’s helps strengthen communities by supporting local and national charities giving more than $69 million each year to help make a difference in the lives of our customers.

For Macy’s media materials, including images and contacts, please visit our online pressroom at macys.com/pressroom.

Source: Macy’s

Macy’s Media Relations
Holly Thomas, 646-429-5250
holly.thomas@macys.com
or
Julie Strider Fukami, 646-429-5213
julie.striderfukami@macys.com

 

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Macy’s stars, including Ryan Seacrest, prep for one of the biggest shopping events of the season in Macy’s new Black Friday commercial. (Photo: Business Wire)

Macy’s stars, including Ryan Seacrest, prep for one of the biggest shopping events of the season in Macy’s new Black Friday commercial. (Photo: Business Wire)