This UK menswear company designs, manufacturers and supplies contemporary men’s fashion and formal clothing. The company seeks distributors/agents already trading in upper to middle market, higher value menswear.
The UK menswear group was established in 1924 and designs, manufacturers and supplies men’s fashion and formal clothing. The company seeks agents and/or distributors for a contemporary menswear brand. The brand has been established for over 20 years. The range is currently sold by over 400 independent retailers and department stores in the UK and Ireland, along with some international accounts. The company seeks to build their export market to increase their sales and market share. The brand has a reputation for high quality, upper middle market tailoring along with a fully coordinated formal and casual clothing range. The brand uses fine tailoring wool and poly/wool fabrics and suits/jackets are manufactured to a high level of specification. Similarly, shirts and knitwear items are designed and produced using 100% cottons and poly cottons, and wool mix blends respectively. The key values of the collection are: refined styling; innovative and ‘on trend’ designs; a distinctive look; influenced by the modern lifestyle, a distinctly Italian feel and aimed at consumers with a ‘serious’ approach to fashion. The company aims to attract and establish long term agreements with experienced and reliable distributors/agents who can support the development of the company's brand in Europe, USA, UAE, China and North Africa through their indepth knowledge of their market.
Innovations and advantages
The company believes that the combination of a strong product profile, design, support infrastructure, product quality and competitive pricing, along with over 20 years of positive feedback from our customers, will ensure they are able to make a significant impact on their selected export markets. The brand is fully supported by a complete design and product development infrastructure and team. They also have a ‘state of the art’ warehousing and distribution centre in the UK and a permanent showroom structure and supporting stands and materials, with an experienced display team. The company has a well-established manufacturing base in the Far East and Europe and market the brand in national magazines/journals.
Market application codes
07004001 Clothing, shoes and accessories (including jewellery)
Area of partner's activity
The preferred partners will have at least 5 years of successful trading as an agent or distributor in the menswear sector. They will have commercial maturity and understanding of their national, and the UK, menswear fashion sectors. The potential partner will have a showroom structure which reflects the status of the brand as well as a strong financial understanding and stability The partner will host a meeting on their premises where details of any distribution/agency contracts will be discussed. The company offers a potential agent a competitive commission rate with exclusivity for the sale of the products in a discrete territory for a fixed term with the option to extend. They will provide marketing materials/support and a share of marketing expenditure. They will also organise the delivery and invoicing of products directly with the retail customers and provide all trade mark administration as necessary The company offers a potential distributor exclusivity for the sale of the products in a discrete territory for a fixed term with the option to extend. A payment schedule split will be agreed based on order and delivery The company will provide marketing materials and support to the distributor who will have a non-exclusive right to use the trade marks in the territory.