Consumer Goods
Vineyard Vines at North Hills Mall

From clothing to jewelry and accessories, along with food, coffee and of course beer, Raleigh is home to a growing number of consumer goods companies, both for corporate and design headquarters as well as production. Given North Carolina’s long-standing traditions in the textile industry, it makes sense that Raleigh would have a notable roster of apparel companies. Peter Millar, an exclusive brand of luxury sportswear sold throughout the world, is a Raleigh-born company that chose to locate its corporate, marketing and design offices in Pilot Mill, a historic, 120 year-old structure that was, naturally, a textile mill.  Another apparel company that has found success is Raleigh Denim, maker of handmade jeans and fashion apparel with production operations and a retail shop, The Curatory, located in Raleigh’s warehouse district. Lumina Clothing Company and High Cotton Ties, producing original apparel and neckwear, have also located their retail operations in downtown Raleigh. Raleigh is home to original handmade bags from Stitch and Lisa Stewart Designs, original jewelry and accessories by Moon & Lola, chocolates from Videri Chocolate FactoryEscazu Artisan Chocolates and Elemental Chocolates, coffee from Larry’s Beans and a growing number of craft beers from Lone Rider, Raleigh BrewingBig Boss and others. Entrepreneurism in Raleigh goes beyond science and technology, as opportunities for local consumer brands continues to expand. 

Part of the other beauty of being in Raleigh is that we don't have the overhead of companies that are based in New York. Products cost X, you need to sell them for Y, and it’s the costs in between that makes the difference. Because we're here and we have a controlled cost structure we're able deliver, I would argue, the finest quality clothes made at the best price.  That's part of our success model."

-Scott Mahoney, Peter Millar

Raleigh4u RT @InnovateRaleigh: This tech hub is booming! @TomSnyderRIoT knows the future of Raleigh is bright, and we do too 🌟 https://t.co/iG6lJt26qh
Raleigh4u RT @InnovateRaleigh: “Work-life balance is huge. It’s not just that you get so much more from people, but it’s the right thing to do.” – We…
Raleigh4u RT @HQRaleigh: #registration is now open for the @CEDNC ’s Tech Conference 2018 from September 12-13. The conference is an opportunity to s…
Raleigh4u RT @CentCampus: For more than three decades, @NCState and @IBM have been working together across research, education and advanced technolog…
LaunchRaleigh RT @Neighborland: This Wednesday 👉 co-founder @DanParham shares insights from recent projects including #DixPark at @RaleighPlanning's #UDC
LaunchRaleigh RT @RaleighWake: ICYMI: @ChiefExecGrp featured @bandwidth CEO David Morken discussing the strength of the #ResearchTriangle. Check out our…
LaunchRaleigh RT @RaleighMoves: Raleigh and Durham are the highest rated cities for cycling in NC based on the @PlacesForBikes metrics. We know we still…
LaunchRaleigh RT @fscottmoody: #Triangle’s @sageworks acquired by PE firm, 400 employees. Hoepfully will see lots more growth, then IPO! https://t.co/S
LaunchRaleigh RT @NCState: #NCState will become one of four university-based @IBM Q Hubs in the world, and the only one in North America: https://t.co/ix