By Michael Souza
PBN Staff Writer
PROVIDENCE - Alex and Ani Inc. has chosen Bank of America to support and grow its retail operations domestically and worldwide. All of Alex and Ani‚Äôs operations will be supported by the bank‚Äôs many financial services. As a result of this new partnership, manufacturing and corporate expansion is now underway throughout the state.
‚ÄúAs we spread positive energy around the world and help make ‚ÄėMade in America‚Äô once again a promise of uncompromised quality, we will seek partners whose strength, reach, and commitment to the ideals we champion are unsurpassed,‚ÄĚ said company CEO Giovanni Feroce. ‚ÄúWe're partnering with a company deeply rooted in tradition and eager to join us as we help the economies of our state and nation to prosper. We have found such a partner in Bank of America.‚ÄĚ
For Bill Hatfield, president of Bank of America Rhode Island, the feeling is mutual: ‚ÄúAlex and Ani is quickly becoming a well-known national brand, expanding their positive energy and ecofriendly fashion to cities across the country. We look forward to building a tremendous partnership with Giovanni, Carolyn and the entire Alex and Ani team in the coming years.‚ÄĚ