A family of consumer brands in the home furnishings category.    Thos. Baker + Maine Cottage®

CONTACT: Lauren Russell
Creative Director, Coastal Brands Inc.
President, Maine Cottage
p: 866-366-3505, ext. 101

Thos. Baker & Maine Cottage® unite under Coastal Brands

Coastal Brands, Inc. now the parent holding company for two leading multi-channel retailers of premium home furnishings and accessories.

January 1, 2016

Bainbridge Island, WA—Coastal Brands, Inc. announced today that it has acquired the assets of Maine Cottage, a lifestyle brand and specialty retailer of colorful, made-in-America painted wood furniture, upholstered seating, and home accessories. Maine Cottage becomes the second luxury home furnishings brand in the Coastal Brands family joining Thos. Baker, a leading catalog and online retailer of premium outdoor furniture and accessories. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

“Maine Cottage and Thos. Baker shares a core set of values in offering authentic, coastal casual lifestyle furnishings with exceptional customer service,” said John Baker, Founder of Thos. Baker and CEO of Coastal Brands, Inc. “We are excited about the opportunity to help grow the Maine Cottage brand by leveraging our direct marketing and e-commerce capabilities with Maine Cottage’s uniquely American design aesthetic and quality heirloom production.”

“Maine Cottage is pleased to be part of a growing portfolio of premium home furnishings brands,” said Lauren Russell, President of Maine Cottage and Creative Director, Coastal Brands. “The combined experience and resources of Maine Cottage and Thos. Baker will expand our presence in the marketplace and extend the range of products we offer.”

Maine Cottage was founded in 1988 in Yarmouth, Maine, with the vision of creating painted “found” cottage furniture adding vibrant color to living spaces. Products are sold through the brand’s catalogs and the e-commerce website at
www.MaineCottage.com. Maine Cottage is headquartered in Annapolis, Maryland.

Thos. Baker was founded in 2004 as a specialty retailer of premium outdoor living and game room furniture, as well as other unique furnishings and decorative home accessories. Products are available via direct mail catalogs as well as the brand’s e-commerce website

Coastal Brands, Inc. is the parent holding company for both the Maine Cottage® and Thos. Baker brands. Coastal Brands, Inc. is headquartered on Bainbridge Island, Washington.