A series of nine events across the country will bring to life the
rich contribution of Hispanic Americans in celebration of National
Hispanic Heritage Month
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 13, 2018--
In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Macy’s (NYSE:M) is hosting
special events nationwide featuring influential individuals who have
made contributions globally in connection with celebrating their
Hispanic heritage in entertainment and fashion. The spirited in-store
events, featuring a variety of celebrities of Hispanic descent, will
explore different methods of storytelling featuring music, television
and digital content. In addition, guests will learn about traditions
like quinceañeras, and how sports play a key role in the celebration of
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“Macy’s is honored to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with our
customers and colleagues across the country,” said Jose Gamio, vice
president of Diversity and Inclusion, Macy’s, Inc. “At Macy’s, diversity
and inclusion are a core tenet of every aspect of our business, as
different perspectives help drive creativity and innovation.”
Joining Macy’s to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month are celebrities
including Latin Grammy-nominated Farruko, who will do an exclusive three
song performance; the cast and writers from Starz’s new and
groundbreaking hit television show, “Vida;” Gadiel Del Orbe and Maya
Murillo from Buzzfeed; Pero Like; ESPN radio and television personality,
Gonzalo “Papi” Le Batard; beauty blogger and fashion expert, Elizabeth
Torres; and fashion expert, Nick Verreos.
Macy’s Hispanic Heritage Month events will take place at stores across
the country including California, Florida, Illinois, New York and Texas.
Customers will have the opportunity to be part of meaningful narratives,
special performances, fashion shows and candid conversations with
celebrities in saluting how they tell their cultural heritage story.
Each unique in-store event will feature a different talent appearance or
experience at the following locations, dates and times:
Macy’s at Montebello – Montebello, CA – Saturday, Sept. 22 at 2 p.m.
Macy’s Santa Ana – Santa Ana, CA – Saturday, Sept. 29 at 2 p.m.
Macy’s Dadeland – Miami, FL – Saturday, Sept. 29 at 2 p.m.
Macy’s Valley Fair–San Jose, CA –Saturday, Sept. 29 at 2 p.m.
Macy’s La Plaza – McAllen, TX – Saturday, Oct. 6 at 2 p.m.
Macy’s Miami International – Miami, FL – Sunday, Oct. 7 at 2 p.m.
Macy’s Herald Square– New York, NY– Monday, Oct. 8 at 6 p.m.
Macy’s at Northridge – Los Angeles, CA – Saturday, Oct. 13 at 2 p.m.
Macy’s Gurnee Mills – Gurnee Mills, IL – Saturday, Oct. 13 at 2 p.m.
For details, as well as personal stories shared by Macy’s colleagues
originating from Mexico, Central America and South America, talking
about their Hispanic heritage and traditions,
visit Macy’s Hispanic Heritage Month site at macys.com/celebrate.
Macy’s is proud to be a part of this annual celebration that takes place
coast to coast, to honor and recognize the achievement and contributions
Hispanic culture has made to the world.
Macy's, the largest retail brand of Macy's, Inc., delivers fashion and
affordable luxury to customers at approximately 650 locations in 44
states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam, as well as to
customers in the U.S. and more than 100 international destinations
through its leading online store at macys.com. Via its stores,
e-commerce site, mobile and social platforms, Macy's offers distinctive
assortments including the most desired family of exclusive and fashion
brands for him, her and home. Macy's is known for such epic events as
Macy's 4th of July Fireworks® and the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade®,
as well as spectacular fashion shows, culinary events, flower shows and
celebrity appearances. Macy's flagship stores -- including Herald Square
in New York City, Union Square in San Francisco, State Street in
Chicago, Dadeland in Miami and South Coast Plaza in southern California
-- are known internationally and are leading destinations for visitors.
Building on a more than 150-year tradition, and with the collective
support of customers and employees, Macy's helps strengthen communities
by supporting local and national charities giving more than $52 million
each year, plus 153,000 hours of volunteer service, to help make a
difference in the lives of our customers.
For Macy’s media materials, including images and contacts, please visit
our online pressroom at macys.com/pressroom.
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Macy’s Media Relations
Justine Jordan, 415-954-6283
Olver Nealon, 646-429-5713