Aug. 2, 2011
/PRNewswire/ -- The Timberland Company today announced details about its newest retail location, at Westfield Old Orchard, 4999 Old Orchard Center,
Doors open at
Friday, August 19
, giving Chicagoans expanded and direct access to the brand's authentic outdoor heritage and industry-leading approach to sustainability.
"We are thrilled about this opportunity to grow our presence in the
area, which is one of our strongest markets worldwide," said
, vice president of retail and e-commerce for Timberland. "
is filled with dynamic people who love the outdoors and the lifestyle it embodies, whether they're in the city or on a weekend getaway. At the Westfield Old Orchard location, they'll be able to find all the Timberland® gear they need to explore, wherever their adventures take them."
In step with Timberland® stores around the world, the new 2,300 sq. foot space is designed to reflect the company's long-standing commitment to sustainability, through the use of recycled materials and other eco-conscious building practices. Build-out features include reclaimed wood and industrial machinery (used for table bases); recycled stoneware floor tiles; FSC certified woods; reduced-wattage LED lighting; Energy Star-eligible equipment and appliances; low volatile organic compound (VOC) paints; and water-conserving plumbing fixtures. The space also features a unique, custom mural celebrating "green spaces" throughout the
The new Westfield Old Orchard location will offer outdoor apparel, accessories and footwear for men and women, including the brand's popular Earthkeepers® collection of shoes and boots made from eco-conscious materials. Shoppers will also have access to the latest outdoor performance footwear and elite collections, including the Timberland Boot Company® Collection (for men and women) and the Abington Collection (for men).