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Iconic American Brand Announces International Expansion: Launches In Japan, Increases European Footprint And E-Commerce

Iconic American Brand Announces International Expansion: Launches In Japan, Increases European Footprint And E-Commerce

NEW YORK, NY – Dean Norman, President of Hot Sox, the pioneering novelty footwear label, announces the brand’s expansion plans for Fall 2016. Business developments include entry into the Japanese market, an increased retail presence in Europe, and new stand-alone e-commerce platform for the entire range of men’s and women’s socks. Norman comments on the company’s plans, “With the addition of mensw ...[Read More]

5K On The Greenway

5K On The Greenway

Renfro is the title sponsor of the 5K On The Greenway race on October 15, 2016.  Come visit Historic Mayberry and run our 12th Annual 5K and 1/2 Mile Fun Run co-hosted by Mount Airy Parks and Recreation and Mount Airy City Schools the weekend of the 50th Annual Mount Airy Autumn Leaves Festival! The majority of the course is on the beautiful Emily B. Taylor Greenway and runs along Lovill’s C ...[Read More]

Renfro Participates in 2016 National Walking Day

Renfro Participates in 2016 National Walking Day

Get Up and Move! These days, we’re spending more time at work and sitting in front of a screen than ever before. We’re becoming less active, which can increase our risk of heart disease, stroke and other diseases. On the first Wednesday in April, the American Heart Association’s National Walking Day kicked off a month-long celebration designed to help us all become more active,  On the ...[Read More]

Renfro Copper Sole Socks

Renfro Copper Sole Socks

Copper Sole socks will soon be available at Sears and Amazon.  Copper Sole is constructed with EPA-registered Cupron® AntiFungal enhanced fibers that kill 99.9% of Athlete’s Foot fungus right on the sock.  The unique fibers woven into Cooper Sole socks kills odor-causing bacteria on the sock  and is shown to improve skin appearance and skin softness. Cupron technology was used in socks to help wit ...[Read More]

United Fund Meets Elusive Goal

United Fund Meets Elusive Goal

The below article was featured in the Mount Airy News by Tom Joyce. “Officials in Washington who seem hard-pressed to solve the nation’s financial woes might find some solutions in Surry County, where the United Fund has met its annual community fundraising goal. And it has done so for the first time in four years. “I am really thrilled,” said Catrina Alexander, who chaired the 2015-2016 Uni ...[Read More]

Sixth Annual Shelton Vineyards 5K and 10K

Sixth Annual Shelton Vineyards 5K and 10K

Renfro is a proud sponsor of the Sixth Annual Shelton Vineyards 5K and 10K, This event is co-hosted by and benefits the health and wellness programs of the Mount Airy and Surry County Parks and Recreation. Both the 5K and 10K races run along a rolling, picturesque course starting at the Hampton Inn & Suites at Shelton Vineyards and finishing on the grounds of Shelton Vineyards in the heart of ...[Read More]

Renfro Supports National Wear Red Day®

Renfro Supports National Wear Red Day®

Renfro Corporate Office and Renfro’s Hot Sox supports National Wear Red Day® to help bring awareness that heart disease and stroke cause 1 in 3 deaths among women each year, killing approximately one woman every 80 seconds. Fortunately, we can change that because 80 percent of cardiac and stroke events may be prevented with education and action. To help educate employees, Renfro Corporate Of ...[Read More]

Fourth Annual MAD DASH 5K & Fun Run

Fourth Annual MAD DASH 5K & Fun Run

Renfro is a proud sponsor of the Fourth Annual MAD (Making A Difference) Dash 5K & Fun Run, which is an event to benefit the Surry County Schools Educational Foundation. The 5K event will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 8:00 AM in Pilot Mountain, NC. A Fun Run will be held at 9:00 AM for children under 12. The Educational Foundation for Surry County Schools was created by a group of loc ...[Read More]

Chicago Cubs Catcher, David Ross donates New Balance socks to homeless shelter for Giving Tuesday

Chicago Cubs Catcher, David Ross donates New Balance socks to homeless shelter for Giving Tuesday

Check out this Twitter post from Chicago Cubs Major League Baseball Catcher, David Ross (@D_Ross3), who donated 500 packages of New Balance socks to a homeless shelter in Tallahassee, Florida for Giving Tuesday. New Balance socks are manufactured by Renfro Corporation.

Renfro Corporation is ranked Number 11 in the Grant Thornton report of North Carolina’s Top 100 Private Companies for 2015

Renfro Corporation is ranked Number 11 in the Grant Thornton report of North Carolina’s Top 100 Private Companies for 2015

Originating in 1984, the Grant Thornton North Carolina 100® continues to exemplify key players in the private company community that have demonstrated innovation, talent, agility and business acumen. Renfro is proud to once again be on the Grant Thornton North Carolina 100® list. In 1984, Renfro ranked number 51 on the list and on this year’s list ranks number 11.