Exciting Times Spring is Here
Posted: Feb 24 2014
We had a big week at Southbound - it all started Wednesday the 19th at 530am leaving for our printer in the predawn twilight. We were printing 6 new designs and we wanted to be present to proof the colors and quality on the first run of them. This turned into an all day affair, but luckily both of our printers have great facilities with plenty of things to do in-between proofing. We were got to skate a fun mini ramp and even throw some graffiti on the walls in a back warehouse of our main printer. But what a long day, almost 8 hours later we were finally back on the road, who knew printing almost 2000 shirts was so much fun and work.
The next two days were full of sales calls. As a growing brand trying to establish ourselves firmly in the local market, we have our work cut out. We are very pleased to say that everything has gone great so far and we will be listing many new dealers on our site in the coming days. So far we have delivered multiple shirts to SAMS bait and tackle in Orange Beach, AL and Liquid Surf and Sail in Ft Walton Beach, as well as checking in and updating ONO bait and tackle in Gulf Breeze and the Experience surf shop in Destin. We will be adding some great accounts in the coming days including Gulf Breeze Bait and Tackle, Islanders Surf Shop, and Outcast Hunting and Fishing all in the Pensacola market. We are thrilled with the response so far and are looking forward to our next couple of sales meetings in Alabama and along the rest of the panhandle of Florida.
Saturday we got to sneak out for more fun/work and we did some product shots out on the beach. In typical southbound style we got to look for some fish, check the waves, skate a parking lot and have a couple beers on the water. We are looking forward to your responses on the new line up and welcome any feedback you may have. We will always listen to our customers and will work to be the best clothing line to come out of the Gulf Coast. Please stay in touch on Facebook and Instagram for our latest news and events, we are scheduling several things for this spring and summer. We have learned a lot this year and suffered through some growing pains, and I'm sure they are not done with, but you guys make it all worth while. Without our great customer base we would just be floundering around so seriously THANK YOU FOR THE SUPPORT.