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Guest lecture in Alberta School of Business' Marketing Retail and Channel Management

The co-founders, Nik Sereditch and Josh Le, got the privilege and pleasure of being guest lecturers in Dr. Kyle Murray's Marketing Retail and Channel Management course at the Alberta School of Business, University of Alberta yesterday. They touched on sourcing, marketing strategies, logistics, and growth plans. It's great to give back to such an amazing community that helped build us up.

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Final shearling glove update + we’re heading to Europe!

Hi everybody, We’ve fulfilled every single order from our Kickstarter project. We appreciate your support from all around the world. It’s been a pleasure hearing all your wonderful feedback about the gloves! We also appreciate the constructive criticism we received since it gave us an opportunity to test and improve our customer service. This initial shearling glove chapter is complete, yet there are many more stories to write as we aim to become the go-to brand for high quality and high value men’s fashion accessories. In other news, we have a major trip planned in April to visit artisans and makers in Italy, Romania, Hungary, and France to develop and grow our product offerings to serve your fashion accessory needs....

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wool + suede feature in Avenue Edmonton magazine

wool + suede is featured in Avenue Edmonton magazines's March 2017 edition in "City" section.  Avenue Edmonton is the city's premier lifestyle magazine. It has developed an excellent reputation and strong following of loyal readers for its award-winning, intelligent and thought-provoking perspectives on the people, culture and lifestyles that define the city of Edmonton.  Read the full article via Avenue Edmonton here: Crowdfunding helps fund local brand. "With the power of the Internet and crowdfunding," says Le, "anything is possible." Article by: Cory Haller

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wool + suede feature in Alberta Venture magazine

wool + suede is featured in Alberta Venture magazines's February 2017 edition in "The Briefing" section. wool + suede is the first business featured in their new Startups section. Alberta Venture magazine is where the province’s business community continually turns to for the most up-to-date news, developments and opportunities shaping Alberta business. Read the full article here: Alberta Venture | According to wool + suede’s Kickstarter-gone-viral people can’t wait to get their hands into their shearling gloves. Innovation often starts with a need. For Nik Sereditch and Josh Le, it was a case of cold hands. “I had no gloves this winter and the options were too expensive,” says Sereditch. “So I thought, let’s just make our own.” Article by: Jenn Mentanko...

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Call for focus group participants: merino wool dress socks

We’re preparing wool + suede for our next project: merino wool dress socks! In short, our goal is to expand throughout the men's accessories space and we're going from one extremity to the other! We’re starting the design phase for creating the best assortment of designs for all your sartorial hosiery needs. Email us at hello@woolandsuede.com with the subject line “wool + suede socks” if you’d like to participate in a focus group to help us create the next phase of wool + suede. We look forward to hearing from you! Stay warm + stylish, Josh + Nik

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