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How Ember mugs struck wholesale deals with Starbucks and Apple

When Ember launched its temperature-controlling mugs in 2015, the company thought that striking wholesale deals would be critical to building brand awareness fast, Ember svp, head of global marketing and e-commerce Jolene Abbott said at the Modern Retail Summit in Palm Springs, California this week. Six years after launching, Ember is now sold in 10,000 retail locations, including in Apple and Target stores, as well as in Starbucks coffee shops.

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Oct 12–Oct 14, 2021

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