Empowered Products continues expansion to U.S. regional chains with new shipments of PINK®
LAS VEGAS, Mar. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Empowered Products, Inc. (EMPO), an emerging leader in the high-growth sexual wellness sector through its award-winning PINK® and Gun Oil® brands, announced today that its PINK Silicone, PINK Water, and Hot PINK personal lubricants have been shipped to Meijer Distribution Centers for placement in approximately 200 stores. Consumers can now shop for these PINK items in 3.3 ounce bottle sizes in the Family Planning section of Meijer stores.
Scott Fraser, president and CEO of Empowered Products, stated, "Our PINK presence continues to expand across the U.S. as evidenced by this outstanding Midwest regional exposure at Meijer stores. We are excited to be growing our PINK brand with this leading retailer who is credited with pioneering the modern supercenter concept back in 1962. Americans are becoming increasingly accustomed to purchasing adult products, such as personal lubricants, along with their regular grocery and pharmacy shopping, and we view our new sales relationship with Meijer as a fitting example of that emerging consumer trend."
Meijer is a Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer that operates 204 supercenters and grocery stores throughout Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky. As the inventor of the "one-stop shopping" concept, Meijer stores have evolved through the years to include expanded fresh produce and meat departments, as well as pharmacies, comprehensive electronics departments, garden centers and apparel offerings. Additional information on Meijer and the ability to shop for more can be found at www.meijer.com.
About Empowered Products, Inc.
Empowered Products, in just its first 10 years of operation, has quickly forged a leading presence in the global wellness industry with the development, manufacture, and current distribution of 17 high-quality, elegantly packaged wellness products. Headquartered in Nevada, USA, the Company's empowering products are currently available at over 21,000 retail locations in more than 30 countries spanning four continents. Investors are encouraged to visit the Company's website at www.EmpoweredProducts.com and to call the EMPO Shareholder Request Line: 877-305-1160. The Company's media contact line is 877-305-1161.
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