Yves Delorme, Inc. www.yvesdelorme.com, a 170-year-old French manufacturer of fine linens, has recognized Villa Rosa Distinctive Linens www.villarosalinens.com of Tampa as the #1 retail corner store in annual growth of its products in the U.S., as well as for recording the highest-percentage (170) annual sales growth among its top-10 U.S. retailers.
Maruchi Azorin, MBA, founder and owner of Villa Rosa Distinctive Linens, and her husband, Rafael Blanco, M.D., just returned from Paris, where Yves Delorme had hosted its top-10 U.S. retail corner stores in conjunction with its 170th anniversary celebration.
“We were honored to achieve the #1 ranking in growth among U.S. Yves Delorme retailers,” commented Azorin. “Yves Delorme is celebrating its 170th anniversary because its linen products are unequaled. Our customers trust us to offer quality and value, and Yves Delorme allows us to do that.”
Oliver Newman, Executive Vice President of Yves Delorme, Inc., commented, “In celebration of our 170 years culminating with a Gala in Paris, we felt that it was an essential and symbolic gesture to sponsor a trip for our top performing partners and Villa Rosa counts at the very top of that list. Our President, Dominique Fremaux, states that the success of brand over the years are our people, our high quality and our international scope, and in that particular order.”
Villa Rosa Distinctive Linens carries a wide assortment of Yves Delorme products made with superior-quality Egyptian Cotton, including: sheeting woven in France and Italy, comprised of flat and fitted sheets, pillow cases, duvet covers, shams; quilted, silk and Matte-Lisse coverlets and shams; decorative throws; embroidered and tapestry pillows; bath towels and mats; high-end soaps, fragrances and candles; table linens and kitchen towels.
About Villa Rosa Distinctive Linens
Villa Rosa Distinctive Linens, 3001 S. MacDill Ave., Tampa, was founded by Maruchi Azorin in 1984, in a renovated gas station in the heart of Palma Ceia in South Tampa and has become one of the area’s most successful specialty retail stores. Over the last 31 years, Villa Rosa Linens has grown from a 1400-square-foot store to a 6100-square-foot facility specializing in hand-crafted linens imported from all over the world for table, bed and bath. The store also features unique bath accessories, home accents, children’s clothing and women’s lingerie, as well as the internationally-distributed LeBlanc Linen Wash.
About Yves Delorme
Yves Delorme, of the family-owned French company Fremaux-Delorme founded by Ernestine Fremaux, has produced fine linens since 1845, making it one of the longest continually operating textile manufacturers in France. Over the years, the Yves Delorme brand has become an international reference in the domain of home décor, representing a true lifestyle concept. Throughout the seasons, The World of Yves Delorme is integrated in the most beautiful interiors around the world. The collections and decorative trends are organized into conceptual and creative themes: Comfort, Luxury, Décor, Classics. The company draws its strength and skill from its history and tradition, first as a manufacturer and now also as a worldwide distributor of fashionable linen collections for the home through its 485 stores worldwide.