A series of events at six stores across the country will bring to
life the rich legacy of achievement and entertainment of Hispanic
Americans in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 20, 2017--
This fall, Macy’s is once again set to honor the rich legacy and
cultural impact of Hispanic Americans, during its annual Hispanic
Heritage Month celebrations. Customers nationwide will have the
opportunity to attend special in-store events focused on exploring and
exalting Hispanic and Latino culture, in particular the impact Latinas
have had on entertainment. Helping Macy’s celebrate will be celebrity
guest, Gaby Espino. Espino is a renowned actress and television host who
has had leading roles in 17 telenovelas watched in more than 90
countries. The spirited in-store events will explore the art of the
telenovela and highlight how it has become a staple of Spanish language
entertainment and a genre that has had the ability to capture the
attention of multiple generations. Macy’s and Gaby Espino will host
cross–generational, in-depth conversations around Hispanic Heritage that
celebrate the future while paying tribute to the past.
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“Macy’s is honored to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with our
customers and associates every year,” said Kristyn Doar-Page, Macy’s
vice president of Diversity Strategies. “We believe it is important to
support the communities we serve and recognize the many contributions
Latinos have made over generations, achievements that are an integral
part of American culture today. We are excited to welcome Gaby Espino to
our stores for fun dialogues on the role of telenovelas in both
entertainment and as a core component of Hispanic family life.”
Gaby Espino is an actress, television host, leading Latina influencer,
and Venezuelan native. Espino has spent years in the international
spotlight, starring in dozens of telenovelas and films. In addition to
her leading roles, she has hosted the Latin Billboard Music Awards,
presented at Premios Tu Mundo and launched a lifestyle channel Mi
Vida, Mi Estil. Espino also has a large social media presence, with
more than 18 million followers worldwide.
“It is an honor to partner with such an inspiring company that is so
involved with the community and with such a great commitment to
promoting and spreading culture and all of the aspects that make each
important,” Espino said. “I am grateful to represent the Latino/Hispanic
community and to be able to take part in Macy's mission to celebrate
Hispanic Heritage Month.”
Macy’s Hispanic Heritage Month events will take place at stores across
the country including Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York
City and San Jose, CA. Customers will have the opportunity to be part of
an in-depth discussion with Gaby Espino about her cultural heritage and
the role it has played in her lifestyle and career. Each event will also
include local commentators who will help elaborate on the topic.
Macy’s Hispanic Heritage Month events will take place at the following
Macy’s Herald Square – New York City – Thursday, Sept. 21 at 6
Macy’s Westland – Miami – Saturday, Sept. 30 at 3
Macy’s State Street – Chicago – Wednesday, Oct.
4 at 5:30 p.m.
Macy’s Valley Fair – San Jose, CA
– Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 6 p.m.
City – Houston – Thursday, Oct. 12 at 6:30 p.m.
Macy’s Downey – Los
Angeles – Saturday, Oct. 14 at 3 p.m.
For complete details on Macy’s Hispanic Heritage Month Events, please
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fashion and affordable luxury to customers at approximately 670
locations in 45 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, and 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 $54 million each year, plus 180,000 hours of volunteer
service, to help make a difference in the lives of our customers.
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Macy’s Media Relations
Carolyn Ng, 312-781-5214
Orlando Veras, 646-429-7450