SOUTH DEERFIELD, Mass., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Yankee Candle Company, the world's largest manufacturer of premium scented candles, launched a new limited edition Patriotic Candle Collection. In honor of America, Yankee Candle's 515 U.S. retail stores will display a new red, white and blue theme. In addition, the company is offering a 10% discount to all military families now through June 7, 2011. Yankee Candle has a forty year history of making its candles in America.
"Our military customers often share that Yankee Candle fragrances provide them with the comfort of home when they are so far away," said Harlan Kent, chief executive officer, The Yankee Candle Company. "We are proud of the men and women serving our country. Our stores will reflect our appreciation and pay tribute to their dedication."
PATRIOTIC FRAGRANCE COLLECTION
God Bless America™ - Brings to mind an American favorite...cooked apples, cinnamon, and brown sugar. (MSRP $25.99)
Let Freedom Ring™ - The spirit of America abounds…robust notes of cedar and redwood softened by wild petals and vanilla. (MSRP $25.99)
Stars and Stripes™ - A heartwarming reminder of homespun America with a bold blend of familiar cinnamon and baking spices. (MSRP $25.99)
America the Beautiful™ - A triple layer tumbler candle featuring MacIntosh, Vanilla Cupcake and Blueberry Scone. (MSRP $25.99)
The limited edition Patriotic Collection is available for purchase immediately, unless otherwise noted, at 515 Yankee Candle retail stores across the U.S., select specialty retailers and gift shops, www.yankeecandle.com and at both Yankee Candle flagship stores. While supplies last.
About The Yankee Candle Company
The Yankee Candle Company, Inc. is the leading designer, manufacturer, wholesaler and retailer of premium scented candles, based on sales, in the giftware industry. Yankee Candle has a 40-year history of offering distinctive products and marketing them as affordable luxuries and consumable gifts. The Company sells its products through a North American wholesale customer network of approximately 20,200 store locations; a growing base of Company owned and operated retail stores (515 Yankee Candle Stores located in the U.S. as of January 1, 2011), direct mail catalogs, and its Internet website (http://www.yankeecandle.com/). Outside of North America, the Company sells its products primarily through its subsidiary, Yankee Candle Company (Europe), Ltd., which has an international wholesale customer network of approximately 5,000 store locations and distributors covering a combined 47 countries as of January 1, 2011.
SOURCE The Yankee Candle Company, Inc.