FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 6, 2013 (North Conway, NH) – Setters’ Green Outlet Village has announced the opening of two new outlet stores this spring. New Balance, the only athletic shoe company still manufacturing in the United States, is scheduled to open April 25 and will occupy approximately 4,400 square feet of retail space in the historic “airplane hangar” building, located at the entrance to the outlet center. Settlers’ Green is also pleased to announce the opening of Crocs, a world leader in innovative casual footwear for men, women and children, scheduled to open in late April.
New Balance, headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, was founded in 1906 and is a $2 billion company. It has deep roots in New England, continuing to manufacture in the United States with three Maine factories in Norway, Norridgewock and Skowhegan. In fact, 25% of its US shoes sales are products made in the US and its US facilities employ over 2,000 manufacturing, executive and sales personnel. “This is a great American company with deep roots in New England and we are thrilled that they are opening in our center, stated OVP Management, Inc. General Manager, Dot Seybold. The unique ‘airport hangar’ building deserved a quality retailer and New Balance is one of the best.”
The company is a leader in sustainable manufacturing and in assuring the health of its workers, in the US and the world. In 2011, New Balance announced their partnership with the City of Boston for the New Balance Hubway Bike-Share Program. The program provides members low cost access to bicycles for in and around the hub of Boston. They have also recently established a $7 million initiative with Boston Children’s Hospital for the Prevention of Childhood Obesity, a growing problem in the US and the world.
For more information about New Balance, visit newbalance.com.
Since its inception in 2002, Crocs has sold more than 200 million pairs of shoes in more than 90 countries around the world. The brand celebrated reaching $1 billion in annual sales in 2011. In 2007, the Colorado-based company announced its Crocs Cares Program, which provides more than 2.5 million pairs of shoes to impoverished areas, as well as those affected by natural disasters in more than 40 countries.
Crocs will be located in B10 next to Wilson’s Leather Outlet at Settlers’ Green Outlet Village. For more information about Crocs, visit crocs.com.
Settlers’ Green Outlet Village, Settlers' Crossing and Settlers’ Corner are managed and developed by OVP Management, Inc. a Newton, Massachusetts based company. For more information regarding leasing or management of the shopping centers, please contact Robert M. Barsamian at 617-965-9700. Company information and a full listing of the properties is available at www.ovpmanagement.com.