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Altar’d State Certified as a Great Workplace by Great Place to Work®

January 10, 2019

MARYVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 10, 2019--Altar’d State, a rapidly growing women’s fashion brand with over 100 boutiques throughout the Midwest, South, Mid-Atlantic, West and Northeast regions, was recently certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work ®. Altar’d State earned this credential based on extensive ratings provided by its employees in anonymous surveys. A summary of these ratings can be found at: https://reviews.greatplacetowork.com/walters-and-mason-retail-inc.

Aaron Walters, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer comments, “Today, I am proud to share that for the first time in our organization’s history, Altar’d State has received the distinction of being named a Great Place to Work. This recognition is especially meaningful because it comes directly from our Altar’d State family. By continuing to live our values and acting with purpose through standing out for good, our family will continue to write the next chapter in the Altar’d State story, committed to making every year better than the last.”

Matt Argano, Chief People Officer comments, “We are extremely proud to be recognized as a Great Place to Work. At Altar’d State, we remain focused on identifying the best and brightest talent, while empowering our associates and fostering a culture of giving back. We remain committed to surrounding ourselves with passionate and hardworking associates, while supporting them in realizing their fullest potential.”

“According to our study, 78 percent of Altar’d State employees say it is a great workplace,” says Sarah Lewis-Kulin, Vice President of Great Place to Work Certification & List Production.

Altar’d State’s popularity is growing not only for its inspiring boutique-style shopping experience and on-trend women’s fashion and accessories, but also for its emphasis on giving back to local and global organizations. Through its Give Back and Mission Monday initiatives, Altar’d State donates a portion of all net proceeds to global and local non-profit organizations. In 2018, A’Beautiful Soul became the second brand within the Altar’d State family.

Altar’d State also offers an online retail store found at www.altardstate.com and www.abeautifulsoul.com. For employment opportunities, please visit www.altardstate.com/careers.

About Altar’d State

Altar’d State offers a place of respite and a distinctive shopping experience with the latest fashion finds, the most sought-after accessories, charming home décor and gifts. The company seeks to inspire through action and supports a mission of standing out for good in the world. From day one, Altar’d State has pioneered connecting retail with goodwill through efforts ranging from donations in local communities, offering a generous volunteer program for employees, and funding child-focused, global initiatives that support social development efforts in underserved areas in Peru.

About Great Place to Work ®

Great Place to Work ® is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs, including Best Workplaces lists and workplace reviews. Great Place to Work ® provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. In the United States, Great Place to Work ® produces the annual Fortune “100 Best Companies to Work For® list and a series of Great Place to Work ® Best Workplaces lists including lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity, Small and Medium Companies and over a half dozen different industry lists.

Follow Great Place to Work ® online at www.greatplacetowork.com and on Twitter @GPTW_US.

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