FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Bollman Hat Company to Distribute Borsalino in North America
(Milan, Italy, October 3, 2014) Borsalino, Italy’s iconic hat brand has named Bollman Hat Company, America’s oldest hat company, as its exclusive distributor for North America. All product will continue to be manufactured in Italy using Borsalino’s high quality standards that date back more than 150 years to 1857.
The Borsalino collection has been added in Bollman showrooms at 411 Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, NY and will be serviced from Bollman’s Pennsylvania distribution center.
Marco Moccia, CEO of Borsalino said “Joining forces with Bollman to expand our distribution in North America and provide improved customer service will build our legendary brand in one of our most important markets.”
“The addition of Borsalino to our leading collection of the world’s top headwear brands is exciting to our employee-owners and the response from our customers has already exceeded our expectation. Our customers can get all of their headwear needs under one roof,” added Don Rongione, President and CEO of Bollman Hat Company.
Future plans include adding Borsalino’s women’s collection and collaborating with Bollman’s manufacturing capabilities.
About Borsalino: Since 1857, Borsalino has been representing tradition and Made in Italy thanks to its quality and unmistakable style. Today, Borsalino owns ten single-brand sales points in Italy and one in Paris; moreover, the brand is also sold in the most elegant boutiques and in the most prestigious department stores across the world: Berdgorf & Goodman, Barney’s, Neiman Marcus, Harrod’s, Selfridges, Galeries Lafayette, Printemps, Isetan, and Imaru to name but a few. The rich and famous as well as celebrities such as Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio, Denzel Washington, Justin Timberlake, Kate Moss, Nicole Kidman, Naomi Campbell, and John Malkovich are immortalized wearing the unique style of the living legend of the most prestigious brand of hats in the world. Visit www.borsalino.com for more information.
About Bollman Hat Company: Founded in 1868, the Bollman Hat Company is a world-leading designer, manufacturer, and distributor of men’s, women’s, and children’s headwear and accessories, through top brands including Bailey, Helen Kaminski, Kangol, Betmar, Karen Kane, Jacaru, Country Gentleman, Eddy Bros., Borsalino and Pantropic, as well as private label products. Headquartered in Adamstown, PA, the company has employees on four continents and maintains sales and design offices in New York City and Redfern, Australia. A wool-scouring plant is located in San Angelo, Texas. Visit www.bollmanhats.com for more information.