WASHINGTON (Jan. 4, 2007)–National Geographic will partner with Pacific Rim Corporation to provide consumers with an expanded offering of home furnishing accessories designed to complement National Geographic’s French and Tropic Winds Home Collections.
The new tabletop dining and home décor accessories will launch at the Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market, Jan. 9-17, 2007.
National Geographic’s net proceeds from the Home Collection are dedicated to the Society’s World Cultures Fund, which supports the study and preservation of world cultures.
“Pacific Rim is pleased to partner with the National Geographic Society,” said Sheri McAdams, national furniture sales manager. “National Geographic’s history of exploration and celebration of world cultures inspired us to create a new, premier collection of unique home décor accessories.”
“The result of this new partnership is an exciting Home Collection that gives consumers access to beautiful and culturally meaningful items that inspire them to explore and appreciate the world,” said Krista Newberry, National Geographic vice president, licensing, home category.
For more information on the National Geographic Home Collection, log on to www.ngHome.com.
About National Geographic
The National Geographic Society is one of the world’s largest nonprofit scientific and educational organizations. Founded in 1888 to “increase and diffuse geographic knowledge,” the Society works to inspire people to care about the planet. It reaches more than 350 million people worldwide each month through its official journal, National Geographic, and four other magazines; National Geographic Channel; television documentaries; radio programs; films; books; videos and DVDs; maps; and interactive media. National Geographic has funded more than 8,000 scientific research projects and supports an education program combating geographic illiteracy. For more information, visit www.nationalgeographic.com.
About Pacific Rim Corporation
Pacific Rim has been a major resource in the gift and home furnishings market for over 40 years. With more than 10,000 products imported from around the globe, the company offers an extensive range of everyday lifestyle and holiday accents to complement every room and every décor, indoors and out, throughout the year. Pacific Rim strives to offer the best quality, style and selection in merchandise for today’s marketplace. Pacific Rim can be found throughout the United States and Canada with an extensive road sales force and 15 permanent showrooms in all major gift and home furnishing markets. For more information on Pacific Rim product collections, log onto the Web site at www.pacificrimcorp.com.