|Quilters Resource Inc. Purchases Brewer Sewing Supplies|
|Monday, 17 December 2007 23:00|
Quilters’ Resource Inc., a subsidiary of Bernina of America, is pleased to announce the purchase of Brewer Sewing Supplies effective January 2, 2008. Combining these two noteworthy notion, fabric, and book distributors will result in increased operational efficiencies and provide customers with an expanded assortment of products in a consistent, timely manner. Other benefits will include a proven order processing system, modern warehouses in both Aurora, IL, and Reno, NV, and a staff of truly dedicated employees.
Quilters’ Resource and Brewer will continue to operate as individual companies until the procedures of both companies are seamlessly combined. Operational consolidations are expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2008.
The new company name will be Brewer Quilting and Sewing Supplies, and will benefit customers in several ways:
ONE-STOP SHOPPING. More product choices in more product categories—combining the extensive classic notions for which Brewer is known with the exclusive, distinctive lines on which Quilters’ Resource has built its reputation.
REGIONAL SHIPPING. Shipping will be done from both Reno, NV and Aurora, IL. Both warehouses will be fully stocked with books, patterns, and notions. Many regions of the US will enjoy one-day deliveries.
EASY ORDERING. The industry’s best Web site will continue to improve. The best search engine will be pumped up to handle the expanded product line-up. The new site will soon include real-time inventory availability while maintaining the easy ordering process that Quilters’ Resource customers have come to love.
THE INDUSTRY’S BEST CATALOGS. Print catalogs will continue to arrive in a timely fashion—and this year will include bar codes for even easier, more accurate ordering.OUTSTANDING CUSTOMER SERVICE. Same-day email order and shipping confirmations. And while web ordering is easy and efficient, personalized help will be just a phone call away.
"Brewer Quilting and Sewing Supplies will continue to work to earn your confidence. We want to be the distributor of choice in the independent quilting and sewing markets—and will work to keep that honor," said Martin Favre, president of Bernina of America.