United By Blue Opens New Storefront in Manhattan

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Philadelphia, PA (June 23, 2016) –United By Blue, an innovator and leader in socially responsible products and business practices, is pleased to announce the company’s first brand store in New York City is open for business. Located in the Nolita neighborhood in Manhattan, United By Blue’s latest store offers a complete collection of outdoor-inspired accessories, men’s and women’s apparel, and bags; all of which are thoughtfully sourced and crafted from sustainable fabrics.

The new storefront, located at 245 Elizabeth Street is currently open for business in one of the cities hottest retail neighborhoods – sharing the block with stores like Kit & Ace, Steven Alan, Wolverine, and TOMS. The new NYC store brings United By Blue’s total number of brand-operated stores to four: two year-round locations in Philadelphia and a seasonal location directly on the ocean in Asbury Park, NJ. Located on a quaint tree-lined street, the new Nolita United By Blue store features unique details that seamlessly blend this outdoor shop into the city.

“Being based in nearby Philadelphia, we’ve always wanted to have a physical presence in Manhattan.” said company Founder and President Brian Linton, “We designed the Nolita store to feel like an extension of the outdoors within one of the world’s busiest cities; we brought in a mix of new and reclaimed fixtures, live edge wood shelving, and our signature firewood wall to make people feel like they can kick back and relax.”

United By Blue is a Certified B-Corp with a focus on conservation. For every product sold, United By Blue removes 1 pound of trash from oceans and waterways through company organized and hosted cleanups. In the last 6 years alone, United By Blue has removed over 300,000 pounds of trash through a total of 155 cleanups, and in the process mobilized over 4,500 volunteers in 25 states. United By Blue has been consistently recognized as one of the top businesses nationally in advancing positive community impact. The company was also recently recognized as one of America’s Best Places to Work by Outside Magazine based on the company’s high marks in a survey that measured factors such as encouraging employees to lead an active lifestyle, eco-conscious business practices, and giving back to the community.

United By Blue is celebrating the door opening with a Grand Opening Event happening Friday, June 24 with food and beverage from 5-10PM. The event is free and open to the public.

Store Location & Hours:
245 Elizabeth Street
New York City, New York 10012
Open Every Day 11am - 7pm
nyc@unitedbyblue.com
212.226.4619

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About United By Blue
We believe in creative solutions, great coffee, thoughtful design, and finding adventure everyday. As a for-profit business we have the power to help heal our oceans and rivers. By associating each product sold with the removal of one pound of trash from waterways, we unite our beliefs with our business. We do not write checks. We do not accept donations. We fulfill our pledge through company-organized and hosted cleanups. United By Blue products can be found in more then 400 outlets nationally and within our own coffee house & clothier locations in Philadelphia, New Jersey, and New York City. For more information including how to participate in a United By Blue water clean-up near you, please visit UnitedByBlue.com.

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