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Westcomb is expanding their reach into the Province of Quebec. The Canadian designer and manufacturer of performance-driven outerwear signed a new sales agency to build new relationships with and drive sales at area retailers.
Westcomb tapped experienced sales representative Suzie Duchesneau to further grow the brand’s presence at Quebec retailers. With a history of developing strong relationships with key accounts Suzie delivers value for retailers through a track record of quality service. The agency also manages accounts in Quebec for Keen Footwear, Tasc Performance Apparel, Vibram FiveFingers and KAVU Clothing & Gear.
“As a Canadian brand proudly waving the ‘Made In Canada’ flag, Westcomb is poised to benefit from a larger distribution network in Quebec,” explains Alan Yiu, Chief Designer and President of Westcomb. “We are confident retailers will see the value in offering Westcomb gear as consumers are increasingly eyeing the origins of the goods they purchase.”
Known for innovative use of the most up-to-date fabric technologies, featherweight designs and premium construction, Westcomb delivers designs equally suitable for everyday wear and the most demanding conditions. The expanding line of outerwear and apparel is 100 percent designed and built in their new factory with its in-house design studio located minutes from downtown Vancouver.
“Westcomb’s commitment to quality craftsmanship and performance are second to none,” explains Suzie Duchesneau. “It’s born of their dedication to sourcing the best available materials and manufacturing here in Canada.”
Continuing their heritage as a first-to-market brand, Westcomb is pioneering the use of Polartec PowerWool, a fresh fabric technology skillfully marrying the best properties of merino and synthetic fibers. Westcomb’s PowerWool pieces are available to retailers in the Spring 2015 collection. Additionally, the Fall 2014 collection debuts the newly available Primaloft Gold Down Blend as insulation in the new lineup of parkas, dubbed the SUBZERO collection.
Westcomb maintains a level quality made possible by their dedication to local production. In doing so, Westcomb continues to be lauded by leading voices in the media and garner industry awards. Their innovative styles have caught the eye of Men’s Journal, The Vancouver Sun,Outside Magazine, Details,BackcountryMagazine, Explore, Ski and many others.
ABOUT WESTCOMB: Designed, tested and Made in Canada – Westcomb creates performance-driven outerwear for men and women with a focus on innovation, style and craftsmanship. Westcomb gear Westcomb achieves a standard of excellence attainable only through the constant access and oversight provided by their industry leading commitment to local manufacturing. The performance apparel is built with a remarkable roster of top supplier brands including Polartec, eVent, Primaloft, Schoeller, Pertex, YKK, Mapp, Riri, and the world’s finest Hutterite goose down. For more information on Westcomb, visit www.westcomb.com.