DODGEVILLE, Wis., July 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As "the most recommended brand of logo'd products*", Lands' End Business Outfitters has gained a solid reputation for providing logo'd apparel and promotional items. Now, four lucky business men and women can experience the company's legendary service, quality and style firsthand by entering the Small Business VIP Contest by July 20. The contest is held in partnership with Inc. Magazine, a trusted resource for leaders focused on growing their companies.
"We know from our own experience at Lands' End how values can support company progress and growth," said John Maher, senior vice president, Lands' End Business Outfitters. "Our values focus around treating our customers right with an emphasis on quality and service. We want to hear from and celebrate other businesses that foster values to drive their progress."
To enter the Small Business VIP Contest, participants are asked to share how their values have impacted their business progress via an online form available at landsend.com/vipcontest.
"At Inc., we've always felt that true entrepreneurs define success not just by the bottom line but also by the impact they have on the lives of their employees and by the good they do in the world," said Eric Schurenberg, editor-in-chief, Inc.
As such, three finalists who demonstrate theses values will be selected by Lands' End Business Outfitters. Each finalist will be eligible for the grand prize which includes: four round-trip tickets and hotel accommodations in Madison, Wis.; a visit to Lands' End headquarters that includes hand-selecting new business apparel and a photo shoot for the November catalog; a Madison experience including a Badger football game and visit to the Dane County Farmer's Market; as well as four tickets to the Inc. 500/5000 Convention in Washington, D.C., and a one-year subscription to Inc. Magazine.
The top two runners up will receive a $500 Lands' End gift card and a one-year subscription to Inc. Magazine. Seven additional entrants will be awarded honorable mentions, receiving a $100 Lands' End gift card and a one-year subscription to Inc. Magazine.
The grand prize winner will be selected by a panel of judges including: Editor-in-Chief of Inc. Magazine Eric Schurenberg; Business Development Specialist for the City of Madison Ruth Rohlich; Vice President, Brand Advocacy at American Express OPEN Randy Schochet; and Senior Vice President of Lands' End Business Outfitters John Maher. In addition, everyone is invited to help determine which of the three finalists will win the VIP treatment in Madison by casting their vote online at landsend.com/vipcontest from July 29-August 2. The grand prize winner will be announced on the contest site on August 12.
About Lands' End Business Outfitters
Lands' End Business Outfitters designs unique uniform programs that offer employees individual choices and helps build the brands of companies of all sizes, including hundreds of Fortune 1000 companies. All Lands' End merchandise is Guaranteed. Period.® Lands' End is a proud member of Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD). For more information visit www.landsend.com/business or call 1-800-338-2000.
About Lands' End®
Lands' End is a classic American lifestyle brand with a passion for quality, legendary service, real value and a simple two-word promise to stand behind everything it sells: Guaranteed. Period.® Lands' End delivers timeless style for Men, Women, Kids and the Home at landsend.com, 1-800-800-5800, the Lands' End Shops at Sears and around the world. Lands' End is a proud member of the Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD).
*Independent logo'd product study fielded by Equation Research, June 18-22, 2012
SOURCE Lands' End Business Outfitters