Thousands of Veterans Receiving Jos. A. Bank Suits through Gary Sinise
"Uniform of Success" sales event stirs customers' patriotism
HAMPSTEAD, Md., July 30, 2013
HAMPSTEAD, Md., July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of recently discharged
veterans will receive new business suits to help them re-enter the job market.
The suit giveaway is the result of a one-week promotion implemented by
clothier Jos. A. Bank and the Gary Sinise Foundation called "Uniform of
"Uniform of Success" ran July 1-7 at Jos. A. Bank stores nationwide, featuring
the offer theme line "BUY 1-GET 2-GIVE 1. Customers who bought suits received
an additional two free suits. Jos. A. Bank will donate a suit to a returning
veteran through their partnership with the Gary Sinise Foundation.
The Gary Sinise Foundation is identifying recent veterans who will receive
vouchers for suits from Jos. A. Bank.
"We didn't have a limit for the number of suits given away," said Jos. A. Bank
CEO Neal Black. "Our goal was to give a minimum of 5,000 suits and we far
exceeded our goal. We are delighted to help thousands of veterans dress their
best for success."
"We are grateful to Jos. A. Bank for giving us this wonderful opportunity to
support our returning military and veterans," said Gary Sinise. "Wearing a new
suit to a job interview improves self-confidence and boosts morale. Our
foundation aims to do both for these people who sacrificed so much for America
in service to their country."
Sinise formed the Gary Sinise Foundation to create programs that serve and
honor Americans in the military.
Sinise also formed the Lt. Dan Band as a homage to the role he played in
"Forrest Gump" as disabled veteran Lt. Dan Taylor. The group tours the world
performing concerts for the military and their families on behalf of the Gary
Sinise Foundation and the USO.
About Jos. A. Bank
JoS. A. Bank Clothiers, Inc., established in 1905, is one of the nation's
leading designers, manufacturers and retailers of men's classically-styled
tailored and casual clothing, sportswear, footwear and accessories. The
Company sells its full product line through 606 stores in 44 states and the
District of Columbia, a nationwide catalog and an e-commerce website that can
be accessed at www.josbank.com. The Company is headquartered in Hampstead,
Md., and its common stock is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under
the symbol "JOSB."
About the Gary Sinise Foundation
The Gary Sinise Foundation serves the nation by honoring its defenders,
veterans, first responders, their families and those in need by creating and
supporting unique programs such as Building for America's Bravest, Gary Sinise
Foundation Relief & Resiliency Outreach, Invincible Spirit Festivals, Serving
Heroes and Arts & Entertainment Outreach which are designed to entertain,
educate, inspire, strengthen and build communities. The Foundation has also
partnered with GE on their Get Skills to Work program to accelerate skills
training for U.S. veterans, help veterans and employers translate military
skills to advanced manufacturing jobs, and empower employers with tools to
recruit, onboard and mentor veterans. For more information, please visit
SOURCE JoS. A. Bank Clothiers, Inc.
Contact: Craig Lamb, Phone: (615) 327-1189, Email: email@example.com
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