stasher and The Container Store Unite to Bring Customers Environmentally-Friendly, Innovative Storage for Back to School 2016

stasher silicone storage bags to be sold online and in 80
brick-and-mortar locations in July

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–International Homes + Housewares Show — Booth #8705 — stasher,
a revolutionary plastic-free alternative to traditional storage bags and
containers, today announced that The
Container Store
®, the original storage and organization
store, will begin carrying its 100% pure platinum silicone storage bags.
Just in time for back to school, stasher bags will be available for
purchase in early July at the retailer’s stores and online.

“At The Container Store, we are passionate about introducing solutions
that will create a positive impact not only on our customers in helping
them save space and time, but also on our environment as a whole,” said
Kim Kimbriel, Buyer of Food Storage for The Container Store. “We
love the look and functionality of the stasher storage bags and look
forward to offering them to our customers just in time for the busy,
back-to-school season.”

Features of the stasher include:

  • Innovative revolutionary air-tight pinch-press seal
  • Safe for freezer, microwave and dishwasher
  • Reusable and easy to clean
  • Non-porous surface helps inhibit bacterial growth
  • Write notes and labels with dry-erase markers
  • Ideal for travel, school, work and more
  • 3D pocket offers extra storage space
  • Clear window provides easy visibility

Kat Nouri, founder and CEO of stasher, said, “We are thrilled to have
The Container Store as a key partner who recognizes stasher as a
progressive leader in this market. We look forward to providing back to
school shoppers with a healthier alternative for lunchtime products.”

The Container Store will carry stasher’s sandwich-sized bags in Aqua and
Clear transparent, as well as the Circus and Space Animals prints. Each
bag retails for $11.99. For more information, please visit www.stasherbag.com.

About stasher

stasher was created by mother of three, Kat Nouri, who is also the
founder of international lifestyle brand, modern-twist. Kat recognized a
profound need for an alternative to plastic storage bags, concerned
about their negative health and environmental impact. For more
information, visit stasherbag.com and follow us on Facebook,
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About The Container Store

The Container Store (NYSE: TCS) is the nation’s leading retailer of
storage and organization products and the only retailer solely devoted
to the category. The company originated the concept of storage and
organization of retailing when it opened its first store in 1978. Today,
the retailer has 79 store locations nationwide that each average 25,000
square feet. The Container Store has over 10,000 products – many of them
multifunctional – to help customers save space and, ultimately, save
them time. As the pace of modern life accelerates, being organized is
not a luxury but a necessity. The Container Store is devoted to making
customers more productive, relaxed and happier by selling customized
organization solutions such as custom closets using its new TCS Closets™
collection and its elfa shelving and drawer system. Since its inception,
the retailer has nurtured an employee-first culture and couples its
one-of-a-kind product collection with a high level of customer service
delivered by its highly trained organization experts. The Company has
been named to FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies To Work For® 16
years in a row. Visit www.containerstore.com
for more information about store locations, the product collection and
services offered – including the retailer’s new, personalized in-home
organization service Contained Home – and to sign up for the POP!
Perfectly Organized Perks program. Discover The Container Store’s
storage and organization solutions at work in real spaces of its
customers’ and employees’ homes along with tips, advice and product
sneak peeks at the retailer’s new lifestyle blog, Container Stories
(containerstore.com/blog). To find out more about The Container Store’s
unique culture, Foundation Principles and devotion to Conscious
Capitalism, visit the retailer’s culture blog at www.whatwestandfor.com
or read Chairman & CEO Kip Tindell’s book UNCONTAINABLE: How Passion,
Commitment, and Conscious Capitalism Built a Business Where Everyone
Thrives (available at The Container Store, www.uncontainable.com
and anywhere books are sold).

Contacts

Godfrey Sanders PR
Kristina Godfrey, 949.933.3679
Kristina@godfreysanderspr.com