Innovative product development company and specialty retailer Brookstone has been named as a recipient of the fourth annual TharpeRobbins Award of Excellence. As a leader in the managed recognition and rewards industry, TharpeRobbins is passionate about bestowing recognition whenever it is deserved. The company created these awards for its extended family of vendor partners.
"Brookstone is proud to have been selected as a TharpeRobbins Award of Excellence recipient. We're dedicated to solidifying strong partnerships with our incentive channel partners and will strive to be first to market with products that exceed expectations, have universal appeal and deliver remarkable innovation,” said Robert Ludwig, national sales manager, special markets for Brookstone. “We look forward to continued success with this industry leader.”
TharpeRobbins chose only 42 vendors out of hundreds as recipients of its fourth annual Awards of Excellence in honor of the flawless service and quality that has helped TharpeRobbins become the industry leader that it is today.
“We have literally hundreds of great vendor partners, making the award selection process extremely difficult. Comprising less than one percent of our total vendor base, these award winners represent the absolute best in class they are truly a cut above,” says Brett Tharpe, TharpeRobbins’ CEO. “Recognition is about engaging others. Acknowledging the teamwork of superb vendor partners, like Brookstone, is a great way to do that.”
For more than 100 years, TharpeRobbins’ rich history as an innovator has covered the breadth of managed reward and recognition programs. The company fosters superior performance by creating new standards for employee recognition and rewards through imaginative solutions, cutting edge programs, flawless execution, professional service and world-class technology. TharpeRobbins built its reputation on developing customized programs to help clients reach their employee attraction and retention goals. The company is passionate about recognition because they know that an engaged workforce produces satisfied customers, which in turn produces more business. With TharpeRobbins, Recognition Changes Everything.
The privately-held TharpeRobbins was created through the February 2007 merger of The Robbins Company, founded in 1892, and The Tharpe Company Inc., founded in 1981. The company headquarters are located on a 25-acre campus in Statesville, N.C. and include an extensive showroom and state-of-the-art distribution facility. The ISO-certified Attleboro, Mass., operations include creative services, software development and jewelry manufacturing.
Brookstone is an innovative product development company and multichannel lifestyle retailer. Brookstone operates more than 250 stores nationwide and in Puerto Rico. Located in high-traffic shopping malls and airports, the stores feature unique and innovative consumer products. Brookstone also operates an e-commerce business that includes the Brookstone catalog and Brookstone.com/.