Macyâ€™s stores and macys.com support the fight against breast cancer with pink product from the Ralph Lauren Pink Pony line and many more beloved brands
This October, Macyâ€™s will put the power of pink to work through an inspirational and fashionable campaign that draws attention, heightens awareness and raises funds in the fight against breast cancer. With in-store and online destinations, Macyâ€™s elevates the fundraising focus on a disease that affects not only women, but the family and friends that surround them. Pink prevails in-store with commemorative and exclusive product from fashion and cosmetics to home merchandise, and Pink Pony
apparel and accessories, as well as a limited edition Pink Pony pin. With a plentitude of pink, Macyâ€™s celebrates Breast Cancer Awareness Month with style, strength and steadfast support.
â€œMacyâ€™s commitment to furthering awareness and prevention for a cause, like breast cancer that has affected so many within our communities, is incredibly inspiring and strong,â€ said Martine Reardon, chief marketing officer for Macyâ€™s. â€œOur passion for charitable initiatives is even more impactful with the support of our customers, employees, and partners such as Ralph Lauren who come together to make a difference. By creating dedicated touch points within our stores and on macys.com
with our â€˜Pink Shop,â€™ customers who are just as committed to the cause as we are, have a place to shop, and do good fashionably.â€
For the third year, Macyâ€™s has joined forces with the Pink Pony Fund, The Polo Ralph Lauren Foundationâ€™s initiative in the fight against cancer, by offering a special collection of items that transform Polo Ralph Lauren
shops into â€œPink Pony
â€ destinations in 48 Macyâ€™s locations across the country, and at macys.com/pink
. The Shop will comprise of tees, tanks, long-sleeve fleece, sweatpants, knits, leggings, polos, vests and windbreakers for him and her. Newly added items for this year include the Pink Pony Limited Edition fragrances of Ralph Lauren Romance and Midnight
Romance of which 15% of the retail sales price* will be donated to the Pink Pony Fund during October 2015, with a minimum guaranteed donation of $100,000. Twenty-five percent** of the purchase price of all Pink Pony apparel and accessories sold by Macyâ€™s in the United States will benefit the Pink Pony Fund for causes devoted to cancer awareness, education and research. In addition, from Oct. 1-18
, Macyâ€™s customers who show their support by purchasing the limited-edition, commemorative Pink Pony Pin for $5 ($4 of which benefits the Pink Pony Fund, with 25% of the donated amount to support breast cancer-related causes***) will receive a special discount up to 20 percent on a wide assortment of merchandise at all full-line Macyâ€™s stores nationwide (with applied exclusions). Since the launch of this exclusive partnership in 2013, sales of Pink Pony products at Macyâ€™s have raised more than $4 million for the cause.
The â€œpinkâ€ spotlight grows stronger with Macys.comâ€™s very own, specially curated â€œPink Shopâ€
for the cause. Select Macyâ€™s stores and www.macys.com/pink
will offer a curated collection of incredible fashion and home brands including Coach, Carolee, Guess, KitchenAid, Waterford, Ideology
and Style & Co
., each donating a portion of the sale of special pink merchandise to various organizations such as the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Shoppers can even freshen up their beauty routine with finds from the industryâ€™s most sought after cosmetic and fragrance brands such as Clinique, Bobbie Brown, Estee Lauder, Origins, Aramis, Tweezerman, Lâ€™OrÃ©al, Givenchy, Conair
. Beginning September 28, customers can find the complete assortment of passionately pink items that support the cause by visiting Macyâ€™s â€œPink Shop
According to the American Cancer Society, more than 200,000 new cases of invasive breast cancer (Stages I-IV) are diagnosed among women in the United States in a year, resulting in approximately 40,000 deaths. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women, after lung cancer. Through various partnerships and joint efforts, Macyâ€™s maintains a steadfast dedication to finding a cure. This yearâ€™s program is targeted to reaching customers in every aspect of their lives.
Macy`s, the largest retail brand of Macy`s, Inc. (NYSE:M), delivers fashion and affordable luxury to customers at approximately 800 locations in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam, as well as to customers in the U.S. and more than 100 international destinations through its leading online store at macys.com
. Via its stores, e-commerce site, mobile and social platforms, Macy`s offers distinctive assortments including the most desired family of exclusive and fashion brands for him, her and home. Macy`s is known for such epic events as Macy`s 4th of July
FireworksÂ® and the Macy`s Thanksgiving Day ParadeÂ®, as well as spectacular fashion shows, culinary events, flower shows and celebrity appearances. Macy`s flagship stores -- including Herald Square in New York City, Union Square in San Francisco, State Street in Chicago, Dadeland in Miami and South Coast Plaza in southern California -- are known internationally and leading destinations for visitors. Building on a more than 150-year tradition, and with the collective support of customers and employees, Macy`s helps strengthen communities by supporting local and national charities giving more than $70 million each year to help make a difference in the lives of our customers.
*Ralph Lauren Fragrances will donate to the Pink Pony Fund of The Polo Ralph Lauren Foundation 100% of the profits equal to approximately 15% of the retail sales price for each Ralph Lauren Romance Pink Pony Limited Edition and Ralph Lauren Midnight
Romance Pink Pony Limited Edition purchased in the 50 United States, Puerto Rico or DC through authorized distributors from October 1, 2015
, to October 31, 2015
, with a minimum guaranteed donation of $100,000 from the sale of these products. No portion of the purchase price is tax-deductible.
**From September 15, 2015-January 31, 2016
, Ralph Lauren Corporation will donate to the Pink Pony Fund of The Polo Ralph Lauren Foundation 25% of the retail sales price of all Pink Pony apparel and accessories sold at Macyâ€™s stores in the United States, Puerto Rico and Guam, and on macys.com
*** From September 15, 2015-January 31, 2016
, Macyâ€™s will donate to the Pink Pony Fund of The Polo Ralph Lauren Foundation $4.00 from the retail sales price of each Pink Pony Lapel Pin sold at Macyâ€™s stores in the United States, Puerto Rico and Guam. Of the $4.00 donated, the Pink Pony Fund will make a grant of approximately $1.00 to breast cancer-related charitable causes.