Macy’s honors National Pride Month through participation in Pride
parades nationwide, special in-store events, exclusive merchandise and
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 29, 2018--
This June, Macy’s (NYSE:M) celebrates national LGBTQ Pride Month with
its customers, colleagues and local communities via in-store events,
local Pride parade celebrations, organization sponsorships and special
merchandise available at Macy’s stores nationwide and on macys.com.
Pride + Joy, the company’s annual LGBTQ campaign, continues to highlight
Macy’s long-standing commitment to diversity, equality, inclusion and
respect for all.
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“Macy's core value of acceptance is reflected in our commitment to
supporting the LGBTQ community through the fostering of an inclusive
culture and environment that inspires our colleagues and customers to be
their authentic self, every day,” said Kristyn Doar-Page, Macy’s vice
president of Diversity and Inclusion. “Through our annual Pride + Joy
campaign, Macy’s joins community equality celebrations nationwide with
in-store special events and support for local charity partners.”
Macy’s is committed to equality and diversity in all areas of business
as evidenced by the company’s consistent achievement of a 100 percent
score on the Human Rights Commission’s Corporate Equality Index, the
national benchmarking tool on corporate policies and practices.
As part of this year’s Pride + Joy campaign, Macy’s will support its
local colleagues at more than 20 Pride parade celebrations across the
nation. This includes a platinum sponsorship and the debut of a new
specially designed float at this year’s New York City Pride Parade. In
addition, a host of special in-store Pride festivities will highlight
the latest fashions for customers, celebrate love and equality, and help
local charities reach new audiences, while featuring guest appearances
by local DJs, celebrities and LGBTQ influencers.
Macy’s is supporting its colleagues at Pride Parades held in the
Phoenix – Sunday, April 8
Miami – Sunday, April 8
Guam – Saturday, June 2
Puerto Rico – Sunday, June 3
Boston, MA – Saturday, June 9
Birmingham, AL – Saturday, June 9
Los Angeles, CA – Sunday, June 10
Columbus, OH – Saturday, June 16
Houston, TX – Saturday, June 23
St. Petersburg, FL – Saturday, June 23
Cincinnati, OH – Saturday, June 23
Minneapolis, MN – Sunday, June 24
San Francisco, CA – Sunday, June 24
New York City, NY – Sunday, June 24
St. Louis, MI – Sunday, June 24
Seattle, WA – Sunday, June 24
Chicago, IL – Sunday, June 24
Lexington, KY – Saturday, June 30
San Diego, CA – Saturday, July 14
Space Coast, FL – Saturday, September 29
Orlando, FL – Saturday, October 13
Atlanta, GA – Sunday, October 14
Macy’s Pride Month special events will be held at the following stores:
Macy’s Beverly Center (Los Angeles) – Saturday, June 2, at 2 p.m.
Macy’s Downtown Boston (Boston) – Wednesday, June 6, at 6 p.m.
Macy’s Easton (Ohio) – Saturday, June 9, at 1 p.m.
Macy’s Southdale (Minneapolis) – Saturday, June 9, at 1 p.m.
Macy’s Union Square (San Francisco) – Tuesday, June 12, at 6 p.m.
Macy’s Water Tower Place (Chicago) – Saturday, June 16, at 1 p.m.
Macy’s Herald Square (New York City) – Tuesday, June 19 at 6 p.m.
Macy’s Union Square (San Francisco) – Saturday, June 23, at 2 p.m.,
with Fortune Feimster
Macy’s Tyrone Square (St. Petersburg) – Saturday, June 23, at 11 a.m.
Macy’s Millenia Mall (Orlando) – Friday, October 12, at 7 p.m.
Macy’s Lenox Square (Atlanta) – October, TBD
This year, special Pride fashions will be available at more than 500
Macy’s stores and macys.com via a collaboration with Kenneth Cole for
the brand’s TIED WITH PRIDE campaign. The limited-edition
capsule collection available now, supports the LGBTQ community and helps
to raise awareness about organizations committed to equality. The
gender-neutral collection features t-shirts, hats and socks, along with
the iconic Pride KAM sneaker in black and white, each designed with
proud rainbow details.
Shoppers can also wear their Pride with specially created merchandise
from brands including Calvin Klein, Levi’s, 2(x)ist, American Rag and
Michael Kors. Designed with attention-grabbing graphics and rainbow flag
colors, all customers can purchase a variety of featured products
available at select Macy’s stores and online at macys.com,
including tees, tank tops, watches, accessories, undergarments, coffee
mug, and more.
The Macy’s Pride campaign will also be commemorated via curated
advertising and window treatments, which feature celebratory and
inspiring quotes from Macy’s colleagues. For more information about
Macy’s Pride + Joy campaign, visit macys.com/celebrate. The site
features Macy’s Wedding & Gift Registry, which welcomes all couples, as
well as Pride in-store event listings, background on Macy’s national
Pride partners and more.
Macy's, the largest retail brand of Macy's, Inc. delivers fashion and
affordable luxury to customers at approximately 650 locations in
44 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 Fireworks and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, 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 are 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 $52 million
each year, plus 153,000 hours of volunteer service, to help make a
difference in the lives of our customers.
For Macy’s media materials, including images and contacts, please visit
our online pressroom at macys.com/pressroom.
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