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Nashville, TN, April 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Esports retail and merchandise company, We Are Nations, and global sports lifestyle brand, ’47, announce a partnership that will include headwear and other sports merchandise to be developed and sold in the esports space.
The partnership began with the LCS Spring Finals in St. Louis on April 13. ’47 designed and produced the winner’s hat for Team Liquid, which was then available immediately for purchase on LCSMerch.com. Additionally, further programs with Nation’s teams and league clients are now in development.
We Are Nations CEO Patrick Mahoney said, “It’s really important for Nations to work with leading traditional sports brands as I believe there is a growing crossover into mainstream sports. We couldn’t be more excited to be working with ’47 moving forward.”
“Esports is a fascinating space that we’re just scratching the surface in,” said ’47 co-owner Steven D’Angelo. “It’s exciting to see the passion and allegiance these fans have for gaming and we are thrilled to be able to provide our premium product to the mix by partnering with We Are Nations.”
’47 is a privately held sports lifestyle brand founded in Boston, MA, by twin brothers, Arthur and Henry D’Angelo in 1947. The D’Angelos were entrepreneurial pioneers who were quick to see the future of sports licensing by selling pennants and other sports memorabilia on the streets around Fenway Park. Through a combination of hard work, sound instincts and incredible passion, the brothers were able to grow their business from a single street cart to a premier sports lifestyle brand that uniquely melds sport and style. Previously known as Twins Enterprises, ’47 is currently managed by Arthur’s four sons, Bobby, David, Mark, and Steven.
’47 is a proud partner of Major League Baseball, the National Football League, the National Hockey League, the National Basketball Association and over 900 collegiate programs and owner of Old Time Sports. ’47 employs over 300 corporate and retail associates around the world and is headquartered in Boston and Westwood, MA. For more information, please visit www.47brand.com.
About We Are Nations:
We Are Nations is a specialist esports consumer products and retail company with locations based in the United States, United Kingdom and Australia with additional distributions partners around the world. The company provides merchandise design, sales, manufacturing, and distribution services for esports teams, leagues and other endemic and non-endemic brands operating in the esports industry. For more information, please visit wearenations.com.
Caroline Engle We Are Nations 7035053608 firstname.lastname@example.org Antonia Scannapieco '47 508.728.9782 email@example.com