American Blanket doles out buyer award
Staff -- Home Textiles Today, 4/8/2002 12:00:00 AM
DALTON, GA —
Turning the tables on an old convention, American Blanket Corp. is honoring a retail buyer with its first-ever Best Buyer and Partner Award.
American Blanket, a two-year-old supplier of high-pile jacquard acrylic blankets and throws is saluting Jacque Lemay Weidman, blanket and throw buyer for Fred Meyer Stores, Portland, OR, with the first annual award.
"Jacque is an exceptional buyer," said John Ginn, vp, sales and marketing for American Blankets. "She has excellent fashion sense and market awareness, and she has exceptional knowledge of her stores and what they can sell. Furthermore, she was one of the first buyers to recognize the salability and inherent value of our blankets and throws, got on board early and had a tremendous year with our products."
Ginn added, "We value our relationship with Jacque and we look forward to helping her increase her sales and profits in blankets and throws this coming season."
American Blanket, headquartered in Dalton, GA, is a manufacturer and marketer of raschel knit acrlyic blankets and throws.
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