Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / SuperGroup acquires Scandinavian distributor SMAC
SuperGroup acquires Scandinavian distributor SMAC
27
Jun '14
SuperGroup announces that it has purchased the SMAC Group, which consists of SMAC A/S, SMAC Retail A/S and SMAC Norge A/S, its successful and long term Scandinavian distributor. This purchase returns to SuperGroup the rights to trade the Superdry brand in Denmark, Norway and Finland, and welcomes a strong team from SMAC, led by Stine Elmkvist and Lars Thygesen, into the SuperGroup family.
 
The acquisition of the distribution rights will assist the Group in meeting its ambitious plans for the region, by freeing it to invest its own capital in the store roll-out, improve margins on the wholesale operation and retain local operational and management expertise. Based in Aarhus, Denmark, SMAC has a footprint of 4 owned Retail stores, 8 Franchise stores and a thriving wholesale business. 
 
The business was purchased for an undisclosed sum, and paid for in cash from internal resources. 
 
Julian Dunkerton, CEO of SuperGroup, said, “The acquisition of our Scandinavian partner follows the purchase of the Spanish and German distributors last year. Our Pan-European strategy is progressing well and we will provide an update on developments at the time of our prelims on July 10. We remain fully focussed on maximising the global opportunity for the SuperDry brand.”
 

SuperGroup Plc

Must ReadView All

Apparel/Garments | On 6th Dec 2016

Alibaba merges Juhuasuan with Tmall.com

In a business reorganisation, aimed at making it easier for merchants ...

Courtesy: EFI Reggiani

Textiles | On 6th Dec 2016

EFI Reggiani shows inkjet textile solutions at India ITME

EFI Reggiani, a leading technology provider of a full range of...

Textiles | On 6th Dec 2016

Indonesian textile sector urges govt to regulate imports

The Indonesian textile industry urged its government to regulate...

Interviews View All

Sonia Agarwal
Whitenife

‘The terms eco-friendly and organic are common but everyone perceives them ...

Anshul Sood
Oceedee

‘Indian footwear market is nascent and largely a trend follower’

Sunil Kumar Sharma
Loknayak JPNSSSG Ltd

'The blend of cotton–linen yarn has high demand in the domestic and...

Steve Cole
Xerium Technologies

Steve Cole of Xerium Technologies discusses the industry. Xerium is the...

Larry L Kinn
Suominen Corporation

Larry L Kinn, Senior Vice President - Operations Americas of Suominen...

Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio, International Business Manager of RCfil...

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

"We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that...

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

‘Classics will return’ "There are a lot of people wearing western clothes ...

Igor Chapurin
Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

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
December 2016

December 2016

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

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


Advanced Search