Perry Ellis International Inc. has entered into an agreement with Sportsfactory Consulting Ltd. for the distribution of its Original Penguin by Munsingwear accessories throughout Europe.
The categories covered include small leather goods, bags, backpacks, totes, waistbags, headwear as well as scarfs and gloves.
Under the terms of the deal, the products will be available in department stores, luxury department stores, specialty retailers and Original Penguin retail stores as well as online beginning for spring 2017.
“We look forward to working with Sportsfactory in building the Original Penguin brand accessories throughout Europe and are confident this partnership will continue the expansion of our global reach,” said George Feldenkreis, executive chairman of Perry Ellis International.
Ian Burslem, managing director of Sportsfactory, added, “We are delighted to add Original Penguin to our stable of brands and look forward to delivering to the consumer new and exciting products.” He said the addition of Original Penguin allows the company “a perfect opportunity to expand its bags and headwear ranges.”
Sportsfactory was founded in 1999 to provide footwear and equipment to brands and retailers. It also holds the license for New Balance headwear and luggage as well as Starter & Admiral.