GONZALES, La., Aug. 8,
2012/PRNewswire/ -- Crown Crafts, Inc. (NASDAQ-CM:
CRWS), today announced that it has entered into a marketing
and distribution agreement with the Cambridge Towel
Company, Inc. of Cambridge, Ontario, Canada.
Under this agreement Cambridge Towel, with support from
Crown Crafts, will market, sell, warehouse and distribute
Crown Crafts Infant Products and Hamco product lines
throughout Canada.This will include bedding, blankets and
accessories as well as bibs and bath products for infants
and toddlers.Cambridge Towel has hired a dedicated sales
and marketing staff with infant industry expertise to
provide "on the ground" support and immediate
delivery to Canadian retail customers.
"Cambridge Towel Company is a fashion forward,
customer focused manufacturer whose success in their
industry is unprecedented," said E. Randall
Chestnut, chairman and chief executive officer of
Crown Crafts, Inc. "We look forward to this
relationship and the benefits it will provide to our
Canadian retail partners.Through Cambridge, Crown Crafts
will be able to increase speed to market and product
selection while offering immediate on-site support to our
"We are excited to expand our product offerings and
enter the infant market here in Canada,"
said Hugh Thompson, President of
Cambridge."Crown Crafts is the perfect addition to
help us serve the broader needs of our retail customers as
we continue to diversify and add product categories."
About Crown Crafts, Inc.
Crown Crafts, Inc. designs, markets and distributes infant,
toddler and juvenile consumer products, including crib and
toddler bedding and blankets; nursery and bath accessories;
reusable and disposable bibs and floor mats; burp cloths;
room decor; and disposable placemats, toilet seat covers
and changing mats.The Company's operating subsidiaries
include Crown Crafts Infant Products, Inc. in
Californiaand Hamco, Inc. in Louisiana.Crown
Crafts is America's largest producer of infant bedding,
bibs and bath items.The Company's products include
licensed and branded collections as well as exclusive
private label programs for certain of its customers.The
latest news about Crown Crafts can be found at www.crowncrafts.com.
About Cambridge Towel Company, Inc.
Privately held Cambridge Towel Company, Inc. is a
Canadian-owned and operated company with 40 years of
experience in the textile industry. Cambridge
Towel's status as the only Canadian and largest North
American towel manufacturer, along with an unsurpassed
product and market knowledge and technical innovation has
made Cambridgeone of the most trusted and
well-known brands in bath
fashions. Cambridge's Product Development,
Design and Sales teams are proficient at putting together
marketing campaign and merchandising vehicles for
retail.Their shipping and logistics team handles all
distribution of products in retail, hospitality and e
commerce locations all over the world.Cambridge Towel
boasts a 200,000 square foot distribution center and
employs more than 200 people in Ontario Canada.