A leading UK supplier of wholly-owned sporting goods brands is looking to partner with organisations interested in distributing its football and racket sports products across key markets outside of the UK and Ireland. The company can offer internationally recognised football and racket sports brands each with a wide range of products including training aids, equipment and apparel. They are looking for partners who are interested in adding to their portfolio for a distribution agreement.
This UK company owns its own football and racket sports brands. They would like to launch these brands into international markets by way of distribution agreements. Experts in the field of product development, sourcing, sales and marketing, the company is looking for international distributors for one of the UK's better known football/soccer brands. This brand, created in 2005, specialises in training equipment, footballs and goalkeeping gloves and is endorsed by UK Premier League players, clubs and international associations. The football brand has been built from a grass-roots level and has an existing well-established and strong market share in the UK/Ireland. In addition to this, the UK company can offer an international specialist racket sports brand for distribution. This brand was established in 2010, and is widely used by top national senior and junior players in the UK/Ireland and has featured on both the ATP (Association of Tennis Professionals) and PSA (Professional Squash Association) Tours. The Company's portfolio of other own-brands also cover categories of fitness equipment, recreational swimming/sub-aqua , table-tennis and US sports such as baseball and basketball. The company is particularly interested in finding well-resourced, strongly financed and sustainable long-term partners with experience and knowledge of the relevant categories. It is also preferred that interested parties have access to key customers within market via strong, existing commercial relationships.
Innovations and advantages
Appointed Distribution partners will enjoy support and benefits across key operational areas including, but not limited to : - Ongoing new product development processes - Branded marketing and PR support - UK's No.1 Football Training Equipment Brand - UK's No.3 best-selling football goalkeeper gloves - Award-winning, internationally distributed technical racket sports brand - All brands offered are developed and manufactured at the World's leading factories, offering the same (and often better) specification as high-profile competing brands - Ongoing product training - UK hub warehouse for international supply - Opportunity for direct supply from factory - Effective and efficient central administrative support - Flexible commercial distribution agreements - 25 year old, established and well respected UK based parent company
Market application codes
07001004 Sporting goods, hobby equipment and athletics clothes
07001005 Sport facilities (gyms and clubs)
07001007 Other leisure and recreational products and services
Area of partner's activity
The company seeks knowledgeable, established and well connected distribution partners with an existing network of retail/wholesale partners in relevant sporting goods categories within their markets. Partners must be able to demonstrate strong Financial, Logistical and Operational functions in order to demonstrate they can effectively grow and develop the brand(s). Stock can be supported from our UK warehouse for short-term requirements, it is essential that Partners are able to import directly from their factories in order to maintain necessary stock levels in their local market. Partners may apply to distribute some/all collectively if the company feel they are able to support a multi-channel offering.