Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / John Partridge signs 200 retailers for selling jackets
John Partridge signs 200 retailers for selling jackets
21
Feb '12
The three-person team that acquired Broomley-based John Partridge clothing brand a year ago has signed up 200 retailers to sell John Partridge line of waxed and tweed jackets.

The team consisting of ex-Barbour executives Gary Newbold and David Reay, and Nick Oliver, former Managing Director of Penny Plain, plan to expand the brand's presence to about 500 stores in UK and abroad by the end of 2012.

To rejuvenate the once famous brand, Gary Newbold, who formerly headed the design division at Barbour, has designed two new collections that include a more stylish outerwear.

The new owners of John Partridge have unveiled new designs for quilted jackets, canvas clothing and down jackets and have presented their latest collections at various fashion events in Berlin and London.

The new collections are being sold across the UK and through the company's agents in Denmark, France, Germany, Norway, Italy and the US.

When the trio bought the brand from Leicester-based Bollin Group, its sales were less than £1 million per year. Mr. Nick Oliver, one of the new owners, said the brand's sales have surged rapidly during the last 12 months.

Mr. Oliver said they are getting good response for their efforts to make the brand more elegant and modern, while retaining its traditional appeal.

He revealed that they are completely reviving the brand and are in talks with several leading department stores for selling its products, which is likely to hugely increase its sales and profitability.

Currently, John Partridge contracts job work to manufacturers in Eastern Europe. But, it now plans to shift some work back to the UK and it is in talks with manufacturers at present, which includes two of them in the country's Northeast.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


Must ReadView All

Decision in UK budget to attract investment in retail: BRC

Textiles | On 24th Nov 2017

Decision in UK budget to attract investment in retail: BRC

British finance minister Philip Hammond’s announcement in his budget...

Courtesy: Shangdong Ruyi

Textiles | On 24th Nov 2017

Shangdong Ruyi to acquire major stake in Bagir

Shangdong Ruyi Technology Group Ltd, one of the leading Asian global...

Chinese e-commerce firm JD.com invests $44 mn in Tiki.vn

Apparel/Garments | On 24th Nov 2017

Chinese e-commerce firm JD.com invests $44 mn in Tiki.vn

Chinese e-commerce firm JD.com has invested $44 million in Tiki.vn, a ...

Interviews View All

Sanjay Desai & Ashish Mulani
True Colors

Digital textile printing will be the technology of the future

Riddhika Shah
SS Homme

'Worsted wool is the ideal fabric for menswear'

Dinaz Madhukar
DLF Emporio and DLF Promenade

‘Each event and promotion is planned out keeping in mind the business of...

Abhishek Pachauri

Reckon Industries adapts latest systems for manufacturing from designing...

Urmil Arya

Sushila International, a well established textile organisation established ...

Ravindra Jain, Ashish Baid

Oswal Prints Private Limited has been manufacturing and exporting ethnic...

Mohammad Hassan
Biax Fiberfilm

About one in every 20 patients picks up an infection while hospitalised....

Urs Stalder
Sanitized AG

Urs Stalder, CEO, Sanitized AG, talks about the increasing use of hygiene...

Eric Scholler
Groz-Beckert

The Indian market has huge potential in technical textiles, and by far,...

Judy Frater
Somaiya Kala Vidya

Among the many honours showered on Frater, including Fulbright and Ford...

Prathyusha Garimella
Prathyusha Garimella

Hyderabad-based designer <b>Prathyusha Garimella</b> is known for blending ...

Jay Ramrakhiani
Occasions Elegance Wear

It is believed that by early 19th century, Varanasi weavers had moved away ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

November 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
68.5%
No
12.4%
Skip
19.1%

Total Votes: 89

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
61.8%
No
30.3%
Skip
7.9%

Total Votes: 89

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
86.5%
No
10.1%
Skip
3.4%

Total Votes: 89

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
80.9%
No
9.0%
Skip
10.1%

Total Votes: 89


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search