Perry Ellis International Inc. has entered into an agreement with Sector Apparel Group for the distribution of An Original Penguin by Munsingwear men’s apparel in South Africa, Namibia, Botswana and Swaziland.
Under the terms of the deal, the product will be available in department stores and independent retailers as well as online beginning this spring.
“Working with Sector Apparel Group will not only leverage the equity of this powerful brand but also continue our strategic initiative to expand our global reach,” said George Feldenkreis, executive chairman of Perry Ellis International.
Sean Fenger, director of Sector Apparel Group, said, “It is a great fit with the existing brands within our portfolio. Original Penguin is enjoying excellent growth in many international markets.”
Sector Apparel was established in 2000 and currently distributes Lee Jeans, Wrangler, The North Face, Fox Racing, Volcom, and O’Neill in the Southern African market.