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DEALS AND STEALS!

November 27, 2015
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It’s the “kind of a holiday” of deals and steals galore! We’re a very festive group, so Duluth Pack is launching out sales that you certainly don’t want to miss out on for Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and even Cyber Monday! We’re so excited that we an hardly stay still! All deals are available on our internationally stoppable website HERE but for reference is (www.duluthpack.com) and at our flagship retail store in Canal Park located in the heart of Duluth, MN. P.s. FREE PARKING IN THE BACK!

As you may know, Duluth Pack products hardly (if ever) get marked down. So, this is your time to fetch out that pretty penny of yours and save some big moola on that pack you’ve been lusting over.

Will there be more than just bags? Oh yeah, you betcha! There will be other goodies available including apparel, books, edibles, and even some merino wool items! Trust us, these are our best discounts in history!

Want more than just one product at a steal deal? Don’t sweat it! We have put together specially picked bundles of top selling products that compliment one another and save you bundle – get it?! Keep all pieces together for one big and great gift to someone special, or kill two birds with one stone and separate the pieces to gift more than one person. So, it’s basically a win win situation we’re talking about.

We take the stress out of holiday shopping and focus on the holly jolly part of it.

Happy shopping, friends!

– From your friends at Duluth Pack

The Lowdown

GIVE THANKS

November 26, 2015

Thankfulness. Here’s a powerful question. What are you personally thankful for in your life?

Loved ones? Pals? Faith? Security? Freedom? Beer? Materialist products? Experiences?

Being thankful for something means as in an item, person, place, or situation that you can’t imagine your life without. By the way, we’re so thankful for all of you.

Some may feel extra thankful when a well seasoned turkey leg is on their plate and accompanied by warm mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, and hot buns on the side. However, we want to prove that not only is this super special holiday one that makes us dig into our emotions and express everything we are grateful and thankful for, but we should strive to do this every single day of our existence. Because, in reality, everyday being alive is a wonderful day to be thankful for.

If it weren’t for YOU all, we wouldn’t have the heritage, stories, brand, line of products, or even the most optimistic loyalty if it weren’t for every single one of YOU. We’re here living out our dreams. With this career path, whether that be in production, marketing, owning, accounting, or selling Duluth Pack we’re able to do what we love, work in a location that allows us to be, well, us, and still have a personal life outside of the brand and company. We are forever grateful and ultimately thankful for this opportunity. Thank you, friends!

So, enjoy your loved ones this holiday, bite into the juicy and festive dishes and really soak in the depths of how grateful you are. Know that outside of your family and friends that Duluth Pack is thankful for you and to really and deeply enjoy your day.

Happy Thanksgiving!

– From your thankful friends at Duluth Pack

The Lowdown

MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL

November 23, 2015
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The legendary and All-American night of football is here!

It’s the evening filled with friends, family, darn good food (did I just hear queso?!) , and the game of football! It’s a past time that sure makes Monday’s quite a bit better.

When you think American, we’re sure somethings come to mind. Topics like cheeseburgers, baseball or football, the Star Spangled Banner, and we sure hope Duluth Pack, too! We’re chit chatting about our favorite fall guilty pleasure and that’s the game of hut, hut, hike.

We teamed up with Fort Worth, Texas gem and photographer, Angie Garcia. Not only is she a fan of American Made products, like us, but she is a huge sucker for football. I mean, she does live in the South. Our shoot was about the connection and relationship between a father and his son. The memories that they make together along with relying on their reliable Duluth Pack’s to join in on the fun. Handcrafted and making memories with you since 1882.

Show us what you do with your Duluth Pack with #DuluthPackLiving!

Products showcased in the shoot include:

THE DULUTH PACK SPARKY BAG

THE DULUTH PACK GRAB N GO BAG

THE DULUTH PACK MEDIUM STANDARD DAYPACK

THE DULUTH PACK LOGO TRUCKER HAT

THE DULUTH PACK LOGO TS

THE DULUTH PACK TRADEMARK TS

Again, thank you to the wonderful Angie for capturing such a wonderful time between a boy and his dad.

Happy Monday Night Football, everyone! Which team are you routing for this year?

– From your friends at Duluth Pack

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FALL FISHING

November 19, 2015
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The temperatures are dropping, the leaves are changing colors, the loon calls are diminishing, but the fish are biting. Fall fishing season is one that we do not take advantage of one bit. We relish in the time of crisp air, hot apple cider beverages, cozy wool blankets, and a fishing rod in our hands. Life by the lake is near perfection.

This year, we have become incredibly close with photographer, Kiley Marissa. She brings a spunk and artistic viewpoint to showcase not only our canvas and leather products, but promote the emotional connection behind the packs. She gets that our goods creates stories and last a lifetime. As we say, “Making memories since 1882″. P.s. check out Kiley’s website HERE

What is your favorite memory on the lake? Is it with your parents when you were a little tyke? Just last week with your beloved? On the water with your granddaddy and you beat him with the bigger fish? Maybe it was the time you didn’t catch a single thing, but laughed the entire time in the cold. Whichever moment you have, we want to be there with you. Check out our Duluth Pack fishing themed products in our retail store or on our website.

CLICK HERE FOR THE DULUTH PACK LURE LOCKER

CLICK HERE FOR THE DULUTH PACK MINI TACKLE BOX

CLICK HERE FOR THE DULUTH PACK SOFT SIDED TACKLE BOX

CLICK HERE FOR THE HANGING LURE CHALKBOARD

CLICK HERE FOR THE DULUTH PACK WANDERER PACK

Happy fishing, happy memories, and happy shopping!

– From your friends at Duluth Pack

Gear Talk, Style, The Lowdown

THE ONE, THE ONLY, THE ORIGINAL

November 16, 2015
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Triple threat action here. The one, the only, the original.

We hear it constantly and know it. Many companies try to replicate our products. I mean, it’s not that difficult. We’re canvas and leather products. However, the one thing they cannot copy as hard as they may try is our passion, our story, and our heritage.

The Duluth Pack brand itself, revolves around four easy, simple, and to the point causes. Let’s break it down and why each is so important to the existence and reputation of the Duluth Pack company and brand as whole.

1) Duluth Pack stands for QUALITY . As John Ruskin once stated, “Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of intelligent effort.” (This quote was found on Brainyquote.com) We absolutely agree with this statement by Mr. Ruskin. For a 133 continuous years, Duluth Pack has seemed out the most quality designs, techniques, theories, products, and time tested ways to ensure the quality and longevity of a Duluth Pack product remains the same from day one.

2) The second point Duluth Pack involves itself in is PREMIUM PRODUCTS . As the oldest canvas and leather bag and pack making company in the USA, we seek out the highest and most pristine products, materials, and workers to ensure the best product for you, our customers! We want to make sure our durability, lifetime guarantee, and the trust in our goods stays constantly the same. Whether it’s an heirloom passed down each generation, a splurge after good grades, or a daily necessity you carry to work. We want our customers to know we not only research, but seek the most premium items to help manufacture our packs, totes, hunting gear and purses. These include, the type of canvas, the leather used, rivets, the wools, and even the needles we use in or sewing machines. On a last note, Duluth Pack sources as much American Made goods to help create our goods as possible, too!

3) The third on the list is where we are geographically proud to be located. This point is all about MADE IN AMERICA . Duluth Pack has ALWAYS AND ONLY made our products here in Duluth, Minnesota, USA for the continuous 133 years in business! We are proud of where we come from and proud of where we are. We have been in the same factory for almost 104 years (I mean, that’s seriously cool!) . Duluth Pack is the all American brand that has stayed simple, not flashy, to the point, and trustworthy. We’re a humble brand, that isn’t trendy, but we are consistent. You can even say we are predictable and we aren’t ashamed. We’re proud you can count on an American Made product, basically right in your backyard, and we stick with designs that will take you from canoe to car and from train to plane. We’ve got your back.

4) The last but not least point, is that Duluth Pack has always featured and included a LIFETIME GUARANTEE . The Duluth Pack lifetime guarantee covers our craftsmanship and our hardware. What does that entail? Let’s break it down. Craftsmanship – This includes our sewing seams. If a sewing seam breaks loose and unravels, no worries. That’s covered under our lifetime guarantee. Hardware – This involved our zippers, rivets, and buckles. If any of these break or just don’t work anymore, again this falls under the lifetime guarantee. I mean, where can you find a lifetime guarantee on ANYTHING anymore? It’s so difficult to find these days and to know you can count on that with Duluth Pack since the beginning, we think it’s seriously special.

So, when you think of Duluth Pack, remember these four solid, easy, and to the point topics. Quality, Premium Products, Made in America, and Lifetime Guarantee. To know Duluth Pack has remained the same and not conformed to what society or trends entail is what keeps us doing what we know best, making the top rated packs, totes, purses, hunting gear, and canoe bags you can find.

– From your friends at Duluth Pack

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THE BIG HUNT

November 12, 2015
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It’s on. It’s here. The big hunt .

The leaves are falling, but your adrenaline is rising. You’re not just in the woods, but you have become it. It’s not only the time of the year where you pass on your technique, but your American Made products and gear, like Duluth Pack. Remember, you carry the passion, we carry everything else.

The Duluth Pack hunting products featured in this photoshoot by Redmond Digital Media include:

THE DULUTH PACK AMMO BAG

THE DULUTH PACK RAMBLER PACK

THE DULTUH PACK TURKEY CHAIR IN Mossy Oak Break-Up Pattern

THE DULUTH PACK RANGE PACK

THE DULUTH PACK ALL DAY LUMBAR PACK

THE DULUTH PACK RIFLE CASES

THE DULUTH PACK SHOTGUN CASES

THE DULUTH PACK PISTOL RUGS

THE DULUTH PACK BOW PACK

THE DULUTH PACK MOUNTAIN BOW PACK

THE DULUTH PACK MOUNTAIN RIFLE PACK

Happy hunting, friends! Be safe, have fun, and good luck!

– From your friends at Duluth Pack

Gear Talk, The Lowdown

WEEKEND TRIP: BEMIDJI, MN

November 9, 2015
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Itinerary – Up North!

Hello beautiful Bemidji!

Our team has made the trek up to where the air is crisp, the food is delicious, and Paul Bunyan and his blue ox, Babe wave hello. It’s the perfect little town to drive up, get away, and relax for a day or two without a care in the world.

Ma and Pa shops are around every corner, while the locals always greet you with a friendly smile, and start a conversation about the unexpected weather for the upcoming week. It’s the place of simple pleasures and we approve every bit of it.

If you didn’t know, we have boutique like shops that carry a limited selection of Duluth Pack products. Ranging from our hunting series all the way to our canoeing products. One of these dealers is a new store called, 218, located in Bemidji, Minnesota. (Thank you 218 for the featured photo in this blog post!) . We highly recommend popping into their storefront and looking at their selection of Minnesota keepsakes. Want to check out the full line of Duluth Pack products? Of course you do! Click THIS to search the over 250+ styles of Duluth Pack bags, packs, and totes.

Where are your favorite places to visit for the weekend with your Duluth Pack? Make sure to comment below or show us on social media with #duluthpack or please tag us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or Instagram!

Now it’s time to get back to reality and start dreaming of our next adventure for the upcoming weekend!

– From your friends at Duluth Pack!

The Lowdown

PERSONALIZE YOUR PACK

November 5, 2015
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We live in a world where everything is everywhere. Mass production is at it’s highest. Products are flying off the shelves and most companies are focused on quantity rather than quality. However, Duluth Pack is the black sheep in the world of production. We don’t mass produce, but rather fixate on creating the best product for you, even if it takes extra TLC and time to do so. While each pack is signed by the craftsperson who handcrafted the bag, tote, purse, pack, and other Duluth Pack accessories just for you, the current generations are still looking for something.. more . By more what do we mean? Personalization is the word. Us as living breathing beautiful creatures, we want to feel like a part of a process. Have an emotional and personal connection to something. Duluth Pack can give you just that experience.

Whether you trot into our retail store located in Canal Park or scan our website ( here ) you come across an abundance of products that can be handcrafted for you. But how to get that personal touch we talk about? You can shop any one of our Duluth Pack products and request a monogram embroidery. It’s the ultimate touch for that perfect gift. It’s like the cherry on top of a really good sundae.

Start personalizing your pack today. Click THIS link and get started!

Happy shopping, friends!

– From your friends at Duluth Pack

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S IS FOR SURPRISE!

November 2, 2015
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Oh do we have one big surprise up our sleeves for you! Today, is the day we have launched our first ever very limited edition collaboration with Pendleton Woolen Mills! That’s right, we’ve knocked your socks off, again!

As friends and businesses in the same type of industry, it was basically (it was actually completely) a no brainer to partner up with our great pals at Pendleton Woolen Mills who are located in Portland, Oregon. On a side note, all of a sudden we seem to have a thirst for beer. Coincidence?

The extremely limited edition line including these item styles:

SMALL SAFARI DUFFEL

LAKEWALK TOTE

#100 SHELL BAG

MEDIUM MARKET TOTE

SCOUT PACK

These limited edition products are exclusively sold on the Duluth Pack website along with our retail location in Canal Park, Duluth, MN. The Pendleton Wool we hand chose is a rich blend of hues including mossy greens, deep plums, and rich ivories. It compliments any season Mother Nature curve balls at us and replicates the American heritage of both companies; Duluth Pack and Pendleton.

Own a piece of American heritage today! Trust us, it’s drool worthy and be prepared for some extra attention headed your way when you wear it, because it’s a real stunner. Shop the collection HERE .

Happy surprise, everyone!

– From your friends at Duluth Pack

Events, Gear Talk, The Lowdown

TRICK OR TREAT

October 29, 2015
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The most spooktacular holiday is just upon us and we’re ready to get festive!

The real question is, are you?

As the saying goes…

“Hocus pocus, pumpkin stick,

web of a spider and apple pip.

Breath of a dragon, bark of a dog,

meow of a cat and honk of a hog!

In this cauldron I do mix,

a recipe for Halloween tricks.

Follow letter, word, and rhyme,

make sure you get there on time!”

Get your trick or treat bags (that will last longer than one night) plus be used for a million different reasons and still be festive year after year.

Our choice include..

DULUTH PACK PROMO TOTE ENVELOPE STYLE

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DULUTH PACK PROMOTE TOTE BOX STYLE

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DULUTH PACK MEDIUM MARKET TOTE

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If you dare, come hither over to our website and check out our spread of treats and goodies HERE .

Have a safe and fun Halloween weekend, everyone!

– From your friends at Duluth Pack