Pride Family Brands Sponsors Monthly Research Exploring Multiple Aspects of Today's Outdoor Living Industry

Pride Family Brands sponsors outdoor living research of buying trends through all retail channels for the benefit of industry watchers and consumers alike.

Online PR News – 13-April-2010 – – Beginning in May of 2010, the outdoor living industry will be the focus of a monthly research project that is being sponsored by Pride Family Brands. This is the second year Pride, a leader in the manufacturer of quality casual furnishings, has sponsored the publication of the research results.

"The research, which is being conducted to provide a clear picture of our industry, is a valuable tool for not only those within our ranks, but for anyone interested in the outdoor living segment," said Jamie Lowsky, CEO of Pride Family Brands. "We are proud to be a part of making the results available." Spanning such topics as mass merchant outdoor dining buying projections, import figures for outdoor furniture by country, a specialty retailer survey, and rankings data for big box retailers, the research also will include the national HGTV consumer survey on outdoor living trends. All research will be made available through Casual Living Magazine between May and November of 2010.

"Our industry values research such as this for direction with regard to the creation of new products and the targeting of new segments," said Rory Rehmert, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Pride Family Brands. "With the sponsorship, Pride is able to provide this valuable information throughout the specialty retail community." Reprints of individual pieces of the research will be made available by Pride Family Brands to all interested.

The research is gathered through the efforts of our team of informed researchers and their work with qualified respondents and verified data from national sources," said Dana French, Group Research Manager for Casual Living. "With the amount and diversity of the research, we are able to provide a wealth of information for the benefit of all in the outdoor industry." Partnerships with EASI Demographics as well as the U.S. International Trade Commission and the US Census Bureau are utilized in the research process.

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