Duck Head Footwear Partners with ST Motorsports as Product Sponsor
LOCUST, N.C. (January 2, 2002)-Duck Head Footwear has reached an agreement with ST Motorsports to become a product sponsor of the No. 59 Kingsford/Johnsonville Chevrolet for the 2002 NASCAR Busch Grand National Series.
"We are excited to have Duck Head join our family of product sponsors," said Tad Geschickter, owner of ST Motorsports. "It is our goal to help each sponsor build their distribution and in-store presence through their association with NASCAR. Duck Head Footwear has been affiliated with our new driver, Stacy Compton, for a number of years. Stacy has enjoyed working with them and highly endorses the Duck Head Footwear product. We look forward to working with them during the season."
"We have been very pleased in our association with Stacy Compton in the Winston Cup Series," said David Dunevant, VP of Sales & Marketing for Duck Head Footwear. "Expanding our presence into the Busch Grand National Series with ST Motorsports further enables us to expose the Duck Head Footwear brand to the ultimate consumer. We are proud to be associated with Stacy Compton and the No. 59 Kingsford/Johnsonville Chevrolet and look forward to continued growth in the future."
The Duck Head Brand has been on the market without interruption for over 135 years, since 1865, and is one of the most consumer-recognized brands in the country. The Duck Head Label is found on quality shoes and apparel in the casual workplace as well as on virtually every high school and college campus in the country.
Old Dominion Footwear is the parent company and manufactures, markets and distributes the Duck Head and Drifters brands under its umbrella. In addition to these two brands, Old Dominion Footwear works with major retailers across the country developing and supplying private label footwear.
Duck Head Footwear manufactures and stocks men's, women's and children's quality, volume priced leather footwear. Many of its key patterns are offered in hard to find sizes and widths.
The corporate headquarters and distribution center is located in Lynchburg, Virginia and maintains a professional sales organization throughout the country to service its retail partners.
More information on Duck Head Footwear can be found on their web site www.duckheadfootwear.com