CORRECTING and REPLACING WEST ELM TO OPEN NEW RETAIL LOCATION IN ATLANTA’S PONCE CITY MARKET

Opens with First West Elm Market Shop-in-Shop and New Products by Georgia Makers

CORRECTION...by West Elm
ADVISORY...

--()--First paragraph, last sentence of release should read: Crafted goods from 15 Georgia-based artists and makers will be featured as part of West Elm’s LOCAL initiative and complement West Elm’s fall product launch and suite of free design services. (instead of Crafted goods from 13 Georgia-based artists ...).

Also adding three makers to list of "The Ponce City Market LOCAL assortment."

The corrected release reads:

WEST ELM TO OPEN NEW RETAIL LOCATION IN ATLANTA’S PONCE CITY MARKET

Opens with First West Elm Market Shop-in-Shop and New Products by Georgia Makers

West Elm:

What:

 

Brooklyn, NY based, home furnishings retailer West Elm will open its third store in Atlanta, GA at Ponce City Market on Thursday, June 25, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. The 14,000-square-foot store, including a café bar serving Brooklyn Roasting Company coffee, houses Atlanta’s first West Elm Market shop-in-shop selling a wider array of kitchen and food assortment as well as personal care, home scent, and bath. Crafted goods from 15 Georgia-based artists and makers will be featured as part of West Elm’s LOCAL initiative and complement West Elm’s fall product launch and suite of free design services.

 

To celebrate the opening, West Elm partnered with Atlanta-based artist, Yes Ma’am Paper + Goods to design an exclusive tote bag, which will be gifted to the first 300 shoppers with a $50 minimum purchase. Additional store opening activities include a sweepstakes* offering local customers a chance to win a $2,000 gift card and an invitation to a private pre-opening celebration cohosted by Atlanta’s In Honor of Design on June 24 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

 

For up-to-date information on in-store promotions and events, customers are encouraged to Like the Ponce City Market store on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/westelmponce and follow the store on Instagram: @westelmponce.

 

When:

The grand opening will take place on Thursday, June 25, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.
Store hours: Monday-Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m., and Sunday 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
 

Where:

West Elm Ponce City Market is located at 675 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE, NW 127, Atlanta, GA 30308. The store phone number is 404.872.9574.
 

Why:

"We feel fortunate to be a part of the historic revitalization of the Ponce City Market and bring local makers to the forefront of the celebration through West Elm’s LOCAL initiative,” said West Elm president Jim Brett. “Since 2013, our LOCAL program has supported several Georgia-based artisans and we are excited to extend our partnerships.”
 

The Ponce City Market LOCAL assortment will include the following makers:

 

A Sensible Habit

Jessica Durant

Andover Trask

Lamon Luther

Arrows Designs

MDC Interiors

Britt Brass Turner

Pink House Press

Brown Bag Soap

Native Bear

Gus + Lula

Red Bird Ink

Homespun ATL

Yes Ma’am Paper + Goods

Honeycomb Studio

 

 

About:

West Elm Ponce store design incorporates architectural elements that draw inspiration from the historical intersection of the BeltLine and Ponce de Leon Avenue – the crossroads of Atlanta’s most established neighborhoods. Subway tiles have been blended with ornate and crackle glazing, and affixed in a modern motif as a nod to the area’s history.

 

West Elm helps customers express their personal style at home. Headquartered in Brooklyn, NY, the brand introduced its first catalog in 2002, and opened its first store in 2003 in DUMBO, the Brooklyn neighborhood it still proudly calls home. Everything West Elm does is designed to make an impact, from its commitment to Fair Trade Certified, local and handcrafted products to its community-driven in-store events and collaborations. Mixing clean lines, natural materials and handcrafted collections from the US and around the world, West Elm creates unique, affordable designs for modern living. The brand operates 72 retail stores in the United States, Australia, Canada and the UK, ships internationally to customers around the world and operates stores in the Middle East through an unaffiliated franchisee. West Elm is online at westelm.com, is part of an active community on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter and You Tube, and is a member of the Williams-Sonoma, Inc. portfolio of brands.

 

*Open only to residents that live within the Atlanta, GA area. Official rules of the sweepstakes can be found on the West Elm Ponce City Market Sweepstakes page.

Contacts

Contacts for West Elm:
Nicole Sutliff
718-780-4416
nsutliff@wsgc.com

Contacts

Contacts for West Elm:
Nicole Sutliff
718-780-4416
nsutliff@wsgc.com