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West Marine set to hold new-product review day

West Marine, the country's largest retailer of boating supplies and accessories, will hold its seventh New Product Review Day Feb. 19 at its Watsonville, Calif.-based support center.

West Marine's New Product Review Day allows prospective vendors to pitch new products to various West Marine category managers for the chance to be sold in West Marine's 330 retail stores and through its other channels of business.

"West Marine is committed to sourcing the best, cutting-edge equipment and gear," said Ron Japinga, executive vice president of merchandising, in a statement. "Our New Product Review Day is always a highly anticipated event as it allows West Marine Associates the opportunity to personally meet with vendors and inventors responsible for creating the latest in cutting-edge, high-quality products for our customers."

To schedule an appointment to attend or to demo products, e-mail West Marine directly at vendorinfo@westmarine.com.

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