Premium Timberland Collections Debut at Saks Fifth Avenue

New Partners Celebrate Exclusive Handsewn Collection and New York Pop-Up Shop
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STRATHAM, N.H. -- The Timberland Company and Saks Fifth Avenue are proud to announce the introduction of Timberland® footwear at select Saks Fifth Avenue stores nationwide. Beginning in September, Saks Fifth Avenue will offer premium Timberland® footwear - including a line of handsewn boat shoes exclusive to Saks and the latest styles from the Timberland Boot Company(TM) and Abington collections - at its retail locations in New York City, Boston, Chicago, Tyson's Corner (McLean, Virginia), Troy (Michigan) and San Francisco.

"We are proud to partner with Saks Fifth Avenue, a retailer that shares our history of style and commitment to modern craftsmanship," said Tom Lucas, vice president of sales, Timberland North America. "As part of this debut, Timberland will be featuring our highest-echelon premium footwear collections, and we are excited to see the response from Saks customers, who are known for their discerning taste and appreciation for premium quality and authentic style."

To celebrate this new partnership, Timberland will launch a pop-up shop at the Saks Fifth Avenue flagship store featuring the modern collections. It will be unveiled on September 9th in celebration of New York City's "Fashion's Night Out," a city-wide shopping event on September 10th to support local retailers across New York. To share and honor the craftsmanship behind Timberland® footwear, a handsewer from the company's Dominican Republic factory - where all Timberland® handsewns are made - will be on-site during "Fashion's Night Out" on the afternoon and evening of Thursday, September 10th and also on Saturday afternoon, September 12th to demonstrate the art of building a premium shoe. The shop, located on the 7th floor, will be open from September 9th - September 20th.

About Timberland

Timberland (NYSE: TBL) is a global leader in the design, engineering and marketing of premium-quality footwear, apparel and accessories for consumers who value the outdoors and their time in it. Timberland markets products under the Timberland®, Timberland PRO®, Timberland Mountain Athletics®, SmartWool®, Timberland Boot Company(TM), Howies® and IPATH® brands, all of which offer quality workmanship and detailing and are built to withstand the elements of nature. The company's products can be found in leading department and specialty stores as well as Timberland® retail stores throughout North America, Europe, Asia, Latin America, South Africa and the Middle East. Timberland's dedication to making quality products is matched by the company's commitment to "doing well and doing good" -- forging powerful partnerships among employees, consumers and service partners to transform the communities in which they live and work. To learn more about Timberland, please visit www.timberland.com. To learn more about becoming an Earthkeeper, visit www.earthkeeper.com.

About Saks Fifth Avenue

Saks Fifth Avenue, one of the world's pre-eminent specialty retailers, is renowned for its superlative American and international designer collections, its expertly edited assortment of handbags, shoes, jewelry, cosmetics and gifts, and the first-rate fashion expertise and exemplary client service of its Associates. Today, Saks operates 53 full-line stores in 25 states, 5 licensed stores in the Middle East and 1 licensed store in Mexico City, 54 Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH stores and saks.com, the company's online store.

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