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Myrtle Beach Online

6/16/20

This retail store has dropped anchor at Barefoot Landing with products from recycled sails

"'Myrtle Beach’s scenic location, sandy beaches and beachfront boardwalk all align with the Sea Bags story and mission,' said Sea Bags CEO Don Oakes."

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Maine Homes

6/3/20

7 Pretty Pieces to Spruce Up Your Yard

"Get Sea Bags’ six-pocket gardener’s bucket bag dirty — the mesh bottom sheds soil — then hose it clean."

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The Oprah Magazine

5/17/20

O's Summer Style Look Book

Love That | Patriotic Panache

WMTW

4/20/20

Sea Bags makes fabric masks at cost for Maine organizations

"They're far from the whimsical shoulder bags and totes that put Sea Bags on the map. The decision for the company to make fabric masks wasn't difficult though."

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Maine magazine

4/15/20

Maine’s Business Community Rallies Together For The Frontline

“We’re working hard to do what we can to help—within our capacity to help —by producing these masks and shields,” says Don Oakes, CEO of Sea Bags. “We are focusing on and working with organizations and groups that do not have the supply chain or the resources to procure these.”

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Forbes

4/14/20

Mother’s Day Gift Guide: Unique And Custom Gifts For Dog Moms

"Sea Bags makes their products out of recycled sails, giving their products a casual but upscale feel. And while many women will appreciate the clean styling and usefulness of a simple, durable tote, pet moms especially will love a Sea Bags tote with a custom appliqué of their dog."

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Yankee Magazine

4/9/20

When Scrappy Is Your Brand

"Even as New England’s small businesses are fighting to survive, many are also fighting back. You can count Maine-based Sea Bags, a company that turns recycled sails into upscale tote bags, among those working to combat the coronavirus pandemic."

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Mainebiz

4/5/20

Don Oakes, CEO of Sea Bags, battens down for stormy weather

"Don Oakes is CEO of Sea Bags, a designer and manufacturer of bags and totes made from recycled sails, has 175 employees at its summer peak and 25 retail locations from Maine to Florida. But expansion plans are temporarily on hold."

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Maine magazine

3/24/20

Boothbay Region in 48 Hours

"Sea Bags, another iconic coastal brand, is just a few doors down. The walls of the store are lined with totes made in Maine from recycled sailcloth."

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Portland Press Herald

3/11/20

Sea Bags, which turns used sails into stylish tote bags, expands west

A company with roots in Maine’s sailing community announced this week that it will expand westward, with plans to open eight new retail stores, including four in Michigan and one in Carmel, California.

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