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The Last Word: Solo Brands’ John Merris on How His Brands Stretch the Idea of Home

by | Jul 21, 2023
"What we've built is a family of brands that try to make it feel like you’re at home anywhere you go," Merris says on the podcast. "Our focus is really around good moments and lasting memories, helping people put smiles on their faces with friends and family and people they love."
Solo Stove Acquires Chubbies, Oru Kayak, and ISLE to Form Southlake-Based Solo Brands
by | Sep 7, 2021
Solo Stove has unveiled a new house of brands with the mission to build a better direct-to-consumer experience. Solo Brands aims to improve the operations of each entity—Chubbies Shorts, Oru Kayak, and ISLE—while "leaving the world a better place" for local communities and the planet.