Thursday, June 16, 2011

parker+paige is nominated for a Love a Local Business Grant from Intuit.com!

Press Release: parker+paige is nominated for a Love a Local Business Grant from Intuit.com!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Paige Lemann, CEO/Founder
parker and paige, LLC
504.875.1544

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parker+paige was recently nominated for a Love Your Local Business Grant.  The hiring grant is being awarded by Inuit.com, and is valued at $50K.  Businesses are encouraged to spread the word to their social network fan base to vote online at http://lovealocalbusiness.intuit.com/.  parker+paige is currently in #443rd place out of over 900+ businesses being considered for a grant nationwide.

Intuit.com has pledged to distribute over $1M in hiring grants to local & small businesses in 2011; over $100K of that money will be awarded in June alone.  The top 4 businesses will be awarded with $25K checks apiece.  Voting for this month’s grant winners ends on June 30, 2011.  Each participant, fan, visitor, or nominee may only vote once.  Additional votes by the same person will be deducted from the businesses grant total before finalists are announced.  Anyone interested may also participate by voting from their wireless device.; simply text “parkerandpaige” to #244326.

parker+paige says that if they are chosen as a winner, they plan to hire a professional web developer to redesign the company’s website with a more user-friendly e-commerce platform with a portion of the funds they are awarded.

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A Note on parker and paige, LLC: parker+paige was founded in February 2010 as an e-commerce retailer with 3 emerging designers.  Since then, the fashion company has expanded from retail sales to include wholesale representation of their designers, and currently carries 8 women’s wear collections & 2 accessories lines – both of which they represent wholesale.  For every item you purchase, parker+paige will give one new item away to a child in need.  One for One.

Monday, June 13, 2011

Press Release: parker+paige becomes a featured seller on UsTrendy!

Press Release:  parker+paige becomes a featured seller on UsTrendy!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Paige Lemann, CEO / Founder
504.875.1544
parker and paige, LLC

Kalee Garvey, Senior Marketing Associate
888.535.1187
UsTrendy, Inc.

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parker+paige is now being carried on UsTrendy.com!

The fashion wholesale / retailer has put a small selection of their lower priced items on UsTrendy.com, the e-commerce platform out of Massachusetts with over 8,000 Facebook fans founded back in 2008 by Sam Sisakhti.


This summer, 38 pieces of paker+paige's 122+ item inventory will be available on UsTrendy.com from 6 of their 10 lines: BelleStyle Bijoux, Evil Kitty, Marla Cielo, Nire`, Red Doll by TM, and Suzanne Lay.  

parker+paige hopes this new partnership will introduce the brand to a whole new audience worldwide, boosting sales, and increasing their fan base.  The brand maintains that their one for one pledge will still be adhered to; “whether shoppers make their purchases on Storenvy or UsTrendy it will result in a new item being given to a child in need,” their CEO said.

As a featured seller, parker+paige will appear on the sites “designer shops” tab which is accessible from the website’s main menu.  To learn more, please visit parker+paige at http://www.ustrendy.com/parker-paige.

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A Note on parker+paige: parker+paige is a fashion company with a giving-based business model that works to further the careers of fashion’s most promising young designers through wholesales representation and retail sales. For every piece you purchase, parker+paige will give one new piece away to a child in need. For more information, please visit their website at www.parkerandpaige.com.

A Note on UsTrendy: “Us Trendy Inc. (UsTrendy), a 10-person startup based in Cambridge, is like Kickstarter for fashion. The company has an e-commerce platform that lets the adventurous fashionista shop indie designers - the ones people are buying and liking.  The company was founded in 2008 as a fashion-centric social media service. The e-commerce piece came last spring, and soon after it drew venture capital interest.  In addition to discovery and online marketing, UsTrendy provides designers with logistical support - group buying power in shipping and warehousing. To learn more, please visit www.ustrendy.com.


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Paige Lemann – CEO/Founder
parker and paige, LLC
504.875.1544