Navarre signs distribution agreement with Native Union

Navarre to distribute Pop Phone retro handset

Minneapolis, MN, Feb. 7, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Navarre, a distribution and logistics provider, announces a distribution agreement with Native Union. Native Union, the multi award-winning international design company famous for its line of POP Phones, is the de facto leader in the mobile device handset category. The company is defining the market with its line of products that reinvent the art of communication and is giving consumers entirely new ways to interact with their communications devices with easy-to-use and stylish designs. Native Union’s design team consists of some of the brightest talents from around the world, including Michael Young of Britain and David Turpin and Fabien Nauroy of France.

"We are excited to work with Native Union. By providing reliable distribution services, we are able to get their fun, fashionable and trendy phone accessories to the shelf faster and that is what it’s all about," said Joyce Fleck, President - Navarre Distribution Services, Inc. "The Pop Phone retro handset is a feel-good product and we are happy to be part of the process to get that in the hands of customers."

"As the original retro handset in the market, the POP Phone has reached mass appeal among everyone from tech-savvy fashion lovers to celebrities and designers," said John Brunner, managing director of Native Union. "We anticipate increased success of the product with Navarre’s partnership in distribution and logistics."


Navarre Distribution Services and Navarre Logistical Services are subsidiaries of Navarre Corporation (Nasdaq:NAVR) that together provide North American retailers and their suppliers with agile distribution and returns management, third-party logistics (3PL), online fulfillment and custom marketing programs, all powered by a best-in-class systems infrastructure and collaborative support teams. With a more than 25-year track record of connecting strong brands with smart logistics and unmatched service, the company helps its customers to pick, pack, ship and sell more profitably. Established in 1983, Navarre Corporation is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN and has offices in Bentonville, AR and Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Learn more at


Native Union is the inspiration of an international group of entrepreneurs and designers from Britain, France and Japan, working together in Hong Kong, with the simple goal of enhancing the art of communication with a focus on style, design and ease-of-use. The Native Union team is driven to reinvent how users communicate daily in their homes, offices and travels and is the first to bring the cell phone handset concept to over 60 countries worldwide. By creating stylish and design-friendly devices that function as much as a technological tool as an integral part of a design concept, Native Union is leading the way in bringing the most chic and trendy tech-cessories to consumers. Visit for more information and images.


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