N. WILKESBORO, N.C. – Window World, the nation's largest replacement window company, is joining forces with lifestyle designer Kathy Ireland and her company, kathy ireland Worldwide® to bring stylish, custom window design options to consumers. The partnership with Window World represents a new product category for the kathy ireland Home® brand and builds on Kathy's experience designing complementary home solutions, such as window treatments, furniture and home décor.
"Working with Kathy and the talented team at kathy ireland Worldwide® is an incredible opportunity for the Window Word family," said the President of Window World. "Kathy's hands-on approach and intuitive ability to design successful home solutions is rare. We're thrilled to bring Kathy's eye for design to our customers."
Under the new brand, kathy ireland Home® by Window World, customers at Window World's more than 200 locations will be able to customize their replacement windows with a line of Kathy Ireland-designed window colors and grids.
"Joining the great team at Window World is an exciting moment in our journey. This extraordinary company has a laser-like focus on bringing beautiful windows to customers and building great opportunities to the Franchisees that make Window World the leader in this industry. As an ambassador for the firm, it is an honor to work with great leaders who share our values. We are truly thrilled that our customers will now be able to find kathy ireland Home® by Window World among these beautiful collections. Philanthropy, vision, integrity and a genuine commitment to design excellence are all practiced by Tammy Whitworth and the incredible management team at Window World," said Kathy.
kathy ireland Worldwide® and Window World products have both earned the Good Housekeeping Seal for consumer excellence.
About Window World
Window World Inc., headquartered in North Wilkesboro, N.C., is America's largest replacement window company with offices in more than 200 cities nationwide. Founded in 1995, the company consistently delivers value to homeowners by combining quality products with excellent service at low prices. Window World sells and installs more than one million high-quality residential replacement windows annually. Additionally, through its charitable foundation Window World Cares, the Window World family provides funding for commendable community causes. In 2009, Window World Cares was named a corporate partner of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
About kathy ireland Worldwide®
kathy ireland Worldwide® (kiWW®) is the design and marketing firm founded in 1993 by CEO and Chief Designer, Kathy Ireland. The mission statement of kiWW® is
"...finding solutions for families, especially busy moms."™
kiWW® turns to design experts in many areas, kiWW® Brand Solutions include ACafe by Chef Andre which addresses cooking and entertaining and Jardin J du J by Nicholas Walker, which celebrates the garden's of the world and brings the outdoors in.
Forbes.com names Kathy Ireland one of the 20 Best-Branded Women on Twitter. Forbes Magazine reports that kathy ireland Worldwide® (kiWW®) is a "design empire which grosses over 1.4 billion dollars annually in retail sales." 2010 License Global Magazine names kathy ireland Worldwide #28 most powerfully licensed brand globally.
kathy ireland Worldwide® products include furniture, flooring, lighting and accessories, window treatments, home office and entertainment, leather and microfiber, infant, youth and adult top of bed, bedding, candles, hand-painted fine porcelain, decorative shelving, jewelry, apparel, fresh-cut flowers, skin-care for men and women, wall coverings, ceiling fans, mattresses, totes, hand bags, travel bags, frames, wall decor, clocks, Design It Yourself jewelry and crafting supplies, kitchen and bath cabinetry, infant furniture, Ready to Assemble (RTA), decorative shelving, fine jewelry, wigs and hair extensions, real estate, vacation events, wedding program licenses, music and film licenses, publishing and greeting cards. Kathy is the author of six books: Powerful Inspirations: Eight Lessons that Will Change Your Life, Real Solutions for Busy Moms: Your Guide To Success and Sanity, Real Solutions for Busy Moms Devotional: 52-God Inspired Messages for Your Heart and children's books: What Do Mommies Do?, An Angel Called Hope and Mona's Favorite Words.
kiWW® maintains offices and design studios in Los Angeles, Rancho Mirage, and Santa Barbara, CA, Hawaii and Israel. Additional information is available at kathyireland.com.