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Colony Brands President and CEO receives Distinguished Service Award

John Baumann, President and CEO of Colony Brands, was recently awarded the Distinguished Service Award from the UW-Madison School of Journalism and Mass Communication. The Distinguished Service Award is given to journalism school graduates for significant contributions in journalism and mass communication. The award recognized Baumann’s leadership in making Colony Brands one of the largest [...]

10x Wisconsin Corporate Safety Award Winner!

Colony Brands was awarded the Wisconsin Corporate Safety Award at the Annual Wisconsin Safety Conference on April 16 & 17 at the Kalahari Resort, Wisconsin Dells. This prestigious honor is co-sponsored by the Wisconsin Safety Council and the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development. The annual awards program honors businesses for exemplary safety records and excellence [...]

Teacher Recognition Program Awards

A total of $20,000 in monetary awards was presented to six teachers from the School District of Monroe in Monroe, Wisconsin. The educators were recently honored through the Colony Brands Foundation Teacher Recognition Program. This is the third year of the program, which was announced by the Foundation in the fall of 2016.  The goal [...]

A Pledge to the Monroe School District

The Colony Brands Foundation and the School District of Monroe continue their long-standing partnership with the announcement of a pledge of up to $590,000 from the Foundation to support an Elementary Spanish program in all three district elementary schools beginning in the 2019-20 school year.  John Baumann, President & CEO of Colony Brands, said the […]

Colony Brands President & CEO discusses customer trust.

Colony Brands President & CEO, John Baumann, was recently interviewed by Clarus Commerce to discuss more about today's customer and the value of trust. On their blog, Content Specialist, Jim Tierney paints a well-worded picture of the challenges retailers are up against in today's ever changing market. "In The Age of the Customer, consumers call [...]

Super Bowl of Christmas Retail

CEO of Colony Brands appears on Fox News to discuss the “Super Bowl” of Christmas Retail The Christmas season in the retail business has been referred to as retail companies’ “Super Bowl”. That stands true for many of our brands. Just before Christmas, Neil Cavuto from Fox News asked our President and CEO, John Baumann, […]

Featured on the World’s Greatest Television Show!

World’s Greatest Television Feature The Swiss Colony was recently featured on the World’s Greatest Television show! Learn more about our heritage and what products are made right here in Southern Wisconsin.

10,000 Gingerbread Houses to Hospitalized Children

Colony Brands Foundation donates 10,000 hand-decorated Gingerbread Houses The Swiss Colony, has delivered the magic of Christmas to homes across America for 90 years. But because many children can’t be home all snug in their beds for Christmas this year, we’re giving them a sweet place to house their visions of sugarplums! The Colony Brands […]

Danny Bero – Employee Spotlight

EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT MEET DANNY BERO – Data Sciences Manager  How long have you worked for Colony Brands? 3 years What positions have you held throughout your career at Colony Brands? Data Analyst, Merchandising and Data Consultant, Merchandising What is the best part of your job? Variety. I’ve had the opportunity to work on projects that are very different […]

Colony Brands’ Monroe Location – First Onsite Blood Drive

Colony Brands’ Monroe Location – First Onsite Blood Drive One of our Core Values is to generously support our employees & communities. So, in August employees & spouses supported this core value by rolling up their sleeves to help save lives! The Company partnered with the American Red Cross and hosted the first onsite blood […]