For Immediate Release Contact: Mark A. Powell
VP ICON Canada
ICON Canada Wins Sears â€œVendor of the Yearâ€ Award
(ST. JEROME, QUEBEC, May 9, 2006) - ICON Canada is the 2006 recipient of the Sears Canada â€œVendor of the Yearâ€ award. Sears also presented the company with the â€œPartners in Performanceâ€ award. This is the fifth time that ICON Canada has won this award.
The â€œVendor of the Yearâ€ award was given to five of the seventy-five vendors at the award ceremony.
ICON Canada is also one of the top winners to receive the â€œPartners in Performanceâ€ award, out of a vendor base of 3,000.
â€œEveryone at ICON Canada contributed to this success and we are all very humbled to have been selected one of five vendors from the thousands that Sears does business with,â€ said Mark Powell, Vice President, ICON Canada.
The Partners in Performance award that was given to ICON Canada on April 20, 2006, this award recognizes suppliers who demonstrate superior achievements in market performance, quality performance, and service quality.
"Through our Partners in Progress program, Sears has the opportunity to recognize the suppliers who are the most significant contributors to the achievement of our business goals," said Scott Dever, Vice President, Sears Procurement. "One of those goals is to build positive, lasting relationships with our customers.â€
ICON Health & Fitness is the world's leader in home and commercial fitness equipment. Its brand names include ProFormÂ®, NordicTrackÂ®, WesloÂ®, HealthRiderÂ®, ImageÂ®, WeiderÂ®, EpicÂ®, FreeMotion FitnessÂ® and, under license, ReebokÂ® and Gold's GymÂ®. ICON is privately held with headquarters in Logan, Utah, they also have facilities in Canada, Colorado, South Carolina, Europe, and China.
For more information on the company's products, visit www.iconfitness.com and follow the links to ICON's branded websites.