West Marine Announces New Product Review Day on March 20

Opportunity for inventors and vendors to showcase innovative new products to West Marine merchandise team

WATSONVILLE, CA (March 2, 2015) West Marine, one of the world's largest waterlife retailers, today announced its New Product Review Day set for Friday, March 20, 2015. West Marine's New Product Review Day allows prospective inventors and vendors to pitch new products to West Marine category managers for consideration to be sold in West Marine retail stores and westmarine.com.

All inventors and vendors wishing to attend New Product Review Day must schedule an appointment. To submit a product and request an appointment, email the West Marine new product team at vendorinfo@westmarine.com for an application that contains additional information and guidelines. The deadline for submitting an application is Monday, March 9, and successful applications will be given appointments by March 13. The next New Product Review Day will be in late September 2015.

About West Marine

Founded in 1968 by a sailor, West Marine, Inc. is the largest omni-channel specialty retailer exclusively offering boating gear, apparel and footwear and other waterlife-related products to anyone who enjoys recreational time on or around the water. With over 270 stores located in 38 states, Puerto Rico and Canada and an eCommerce website reaching domestic and international customers, West Marine is the leading waterlife outfitter for cruisers, sailors, anglers, paddle sports enthusiasts and industry service providers. West Marine has everything you need for your life on the water. For more information on West Marine, Inc. its products and store locations, visit westmarine.com or call 1-800-BOATING (1-800-262-8464). West Marine’s stock is traded on NASDAQ under the symbol WMAR.

Media Contact

Margo Donohue, Press@westmarine.com – 917.670.6945