Announcing the Whitney English Brand for Boatman Geller

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INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 1, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Boatman Geller announces today a new long-term agreement to exclusively manufacture and distribute the Whitney English Stationery and Gift Collections.

"We're thrilled to exclusively offer this brand to our retailers," said Greg Geller, President of Boatman Geller. "We have spent the last five years stabilizing and refining our business model and have created a solid foundation of infrastructure from which to work from. We are confident in our ability to offer additional brands in order to assist our retailers in having more profitable businesses."

Our first release, now available to order, is the Whitney English 2013 Holiday Collection. This release is Whitney English's first collection since 2011. The Holiday Collection is infused with creativity, and includes hand-lettered pieces, water coloring, and all new patterns. The collection will include over 50 photo cards, reflecting current trends while touching on themes of monograms, subtle texturing and a nod to gold foil. To learn more about the exclusive collection and to view samples, visit: http://www.boatmangeller.com/pdfs/2013_WE_HolidayCatalog.pdf

"Photo cards are one of my favorite things to design," said English. "I am beyond thrilled, and you might even say proud and delighted, to be partnering with Boatman Geller for my 2013 Holiday line and future wholesale stationery collections. Boatman Geller has mastered the art of supporting retailers, and I passionately believe that retailers can succeed with this kind of commitment behind them."

"I am excited to offer a wider range of designs to our retailers," said Jane Boatman Geller, founder and designer of Boatman Geller. "We know that Boatman Geller and Whitney English brands have attracted a similar customer and we feel this partnership expands the selection of quality designs for our retailers and their customers, while continuing to provide outstanding customer service and fulfillment."

The collection will be exclusively available to Boatman Geller retailers in the form of a catalog and as an add-on collection. Existing retailers can find more information on the collection by logging in to the Boatman Geller Retailer page: http://retailer.boatmangeller.com/
Those interested in becoming a Boatman Geller retailer can learn more and apply at: http://www.boatmangeller.com/retailer/

About Boatman Geller
Founded in 2002, Boatman Geller specializes in high quality paper goods, including fine stationery, invitations, photo cards, gifts and accessories. Using the leading trends in fashion and home décor, Boatman Geller designs fine stationery with clean lines, colorful patterns, and delightful icons, all while encouraging customers to "live your style". Today, Boatman Geller has grown to more than 1,000 accounts across the nation, selling product in leading retail stores, catalogs and websites.

About Whitney English
At age 15, Whitney English began a life-long love affair with paper and design at a stationery and gift store in her hometown of Oklahoma City. The two passions, combined with her love of interior design and textiles, fused in 2002 to create a marketplace niche for the Whitney English brand. A decade later, Whitney continues to design personalized stationery through an exclusive license with Boatman Geller. She also coaches creative entrepreneurs and is in the process of writing her first book.

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Source: Boatman Geller