Companies Distribute for Town & Country

January 14, 1999

Companies Distribute for Town & Country

OroAmerica Inc. and Kurgen & Cheviot agreed to distribute different divisions of Town & Country's gold, diamond, bridal and colored stone jewelry.

OroAmerica, Burbank, CA, will take all future orders and payments for gold, diamond and colored stone jewelry products from Town & Country Fine Jewelry Group, the privately-held subsidiary of the Town & Country Corp. OroAmerica also signed a distribution agreement with Kurgan & Cheviot, Los Angeles, CA, to directly distribute Town & Country Corp.'s colored stone, diamond and bridal jewelry product lines.

The agreement is designed to ensure the uninterrupted flow of proprietary merchandise to Town & Country's existing customers. The firm, based in Chelsea, MA, recently laid off 260 workers in the U.S. It operates facilities in Massachusetts, New York, Texas, Hong Kong and Thailand.

OroAmerica Inc., Burbank, CA, (818) 848-5555.

- by Michael Thompson