Wednesday, December 12, 2012
LANSING – With the holiday shopping season in full swing, the Pure Michigan online store offers Pure Michigan gifts for everyone on your list. Select items on the site will be on sale for up to 50 percent off through the holidays.
“We have a diverse and high-quality line of merchandise that really helps spread the Pure Michigan brand and lets people showcase their pride in Michigan,” said George Zimmermann, Vice President of Travel Michigan, part of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. “These are products that are made in the USA and in many cases right here in Michigan. With a portion of every sale going to support the Pure Michigan advertising campaign it is a great way to enhance our efforts to showcase Michigan as a national vacation destination.”
Holiday gift packages currently available include Cherry of My Eye, Good Michigan Morning, Michigan Apple Harvest, Michigan Blueberry and even a Michigan Hunter’s Snack Crate. Items such as pie filling, jellies, dried fruit, butter and more from Michigan farms, orchards and stores are packaged in hand-crafted wooden crates with the Pure Michigan logo fire-branded on the side.
Gift certificates for the store are also available for purchase and make a great gift for any fan of Pure Michigan.
Throughout the cold weather season the store will be stocked with apparel, including Stormy Kromer’s, perfect for staying warm while enjoying Michigan’s winter wonderland. Men’s apparel includes crewnecks and various hooded sweatshirts complete with the Pure Michigan logo. Pure Michigan-branded cardigans, hooded sweatshirts and crewnecks are also available for women, along with a variety of youth apparel.
Find unique gifts for the home including wine glasses, calendars, picture frames, coasters, cookbooks and puzzles. A Pure Michigan fire pit, cooler, umbrellas and even a spatula provide special gifts for those who love the Michigan outdoors. Gifts are deliverable to any address.
Pure Michigan merchandise is also available at retail locations across the state. Michigan-based ACO Home, Garden & Hardware is the latest retailer to carry Pure Michigan products in its 66 stores, as well as online. To find a Michigan retailer that carries Pure Michigan merchandise near you visit the Pure Michigan store locator online.
Helm, based in Plymouth, is the vendor for the Pure Michigan merchandise, fulfilling retail and wholesale orders. Helm is a leading provider of branded merchandise, fulfillment, and e-commerce turnkey solutions to some of the world’s largest and best-known companies. The Helm tagline, “Beyond the Box,” represents the company’s commitment to providing its clients with additional comprehensive creative, marketing, technological, and customer satisfaction services. Established in 1943, Helm is also the nation’s largest provider of factory-authored automotive service and owner information. For more about Helm, visit www.helm.com.
Travel Michigan, part of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, markets the state’s tourism industry and provides valuable visitor information services. For Michigan travel news and updates, go to michigan.org.
The Michigan Economic Development Corporation serves as the state's marketing arm and lead agency for business, talent and jobs, with a focus on helping grow Michigan's economy. For more on the MEDC and its initiatives, visit: MichiganAdvantage.org.