CHICAGO October 24, 2011 -Zapwater Communications, Inc., the Midwest’s premier boutique public relations agency, announces it has been retained by Room & Board for regional public relations and marketing. Zapwater will manage regional media relations, social media, marketing, and event planning for all three of the home furnishing store’s Chicagoland locations, including Chicago, Oakbrook and Skokie. Room & Board joins Zapwater’s growing roster of both home & shelter and retail clients. The retailer has been offering timeless, contemporary furniture and accessories made from the finest natural materials for more than 30 years. Finding inspiration from the great design movements of the past, Room & Board strives to provide the best service and quality with all of its pieces. The brand continues to support local economies by working with small, family-owned businesses and having 90 percent of their pieces crafted in the United States. With all craftspeople using time-honored techniques and innovative technology, Room & Board pieces are often cherished for their unique features and socially responsible design.

In addition to Room & Board, Zapwater boasts an impressive client list that includes national and global retailers that have recently turned to the award-winning agency for regional representation. These clients include Topshop/Topman, Ted Baker London and Scoop NYC.

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