An Italian manufacturer and retailer of luxury bags, luggage and fashion accessories seeks distribution services agreements and commercial agency agreements

OFFER from Italy, reference: BOIT20171009002, valid from 09-10-2017 untill 08-03-2019

  • Start date:
    9 oktober 2017
  • End date:
    8 maart 2019
  • Summary:
    An Italian company, producer of high quality leather goods with its own brand, and retailer of the best Italian luxury leather and fashion brands is interested in finding distributors and/or agents as well as commercial agency agreement , in order to promote and sell its products in foreign markets other than those where it is already active (EU and USA) such as China, Japan and Australia.
  • Description:
    The company, located in the South of Italy, is one of the oldest and most active companies in the Italian luxury fashion business. It is specialized in travel bags, handbags, briefcases, suitcases, fashion accessories and shoes. The company has its own production, but it also trade the best and most renowned Italian brands.
    The commercial activity dates back to the late 50's, when the company started working in the leather goods sector in Sicily. In 1971 the was born the first point of sales and in the 70's there was also the opening of the first footwear stores.

    The process of enlarging the structure starts immediately, reaching its peak in the two following decades (1970-90) when the company reached all stages of the value chain in the footwear sector in Sicily:
    • production (a factory)
    • intermediation (two big wholesalers)
    • sales (different points of sale)
    In 2013, among the challenges of the new year, the company entered into the online sales sector. This was made in order to re-conciliate tradition with modernity, making its tradition of leather goods in Sicily accessible even outside the regional borders.
    The attention to customer needs and the choice of high quality products have determined not only the longevity of the company in a period of economic crisis, but even the creation of a leading business group in Sicily in the sale of leather goods, of high-end luggage, bags, footwear and accessories, proceeding with determination towards the achievement of new, more ambitious goals.
    Today, the company boasts five traditional sales points to which the new virtual store is added, a sign of the dynamism that has characterized the company since its origins.

    Their own production brand is a perfect combination of craftsmanship and contemporary "made in Italy" design. The company takes a great care to all the details: from leather tanning to design and final production in the factory.
    The company's distinctive feature lies in the design elements and luxury materials.
    The company also trades a wide range of products from the best Italian brands, through their own chain of shops.
    Currently it is present in the US and European markets
    through the e-commerce website and is planning to expand its activity abroad. Particularly, the company wants to achieve the Chinese, Japanese and Australian markets through distribution or agency agreements.
    The aim is to offer products made with the highest-quality raw materials and the best design. In addition, the company's products targeted people are both women and men of any age that do not want to renounce to practicality and elegance and that appreciate the accuracy and quality standards of "Made in Italy" products.

Partner Sought
  • Type of Partnership Considered:
    Distribution services agreement, Commercial agency agreement
  • Technical Specification or Expertise Sought:

    The company seeks cooperation with long-term commercial agency agreements and distribution service agreements.
    The partner should have experience in the luxury fashion industry and turn to high customer target.
    The company is looking for partners with experience in the fashion sector, interested in sharing the business and brand development vision. In addition, partners who appreciate the "Made in Italy" manufactured products and want to spread this "Made in" culture and tradition will be considered value added partners.

    SME 11-50,SME <10,SME 51-250

  • Development stage:
  • IPR Status:
  • Market keywords:
    Clothing and shoe stores
    Clothing, shoes and accessories (including jewellery)
  • Technology keywords:
  • NACE keywords:
    Wholesale of textiles
    Wholesale of clothing and footwear
  • Advantages and Innovations:
    The company's distinctive features and advantages are:
    -the combination of luxury materials and Italian design which give a strong identification character to the company;
    - the expertise and experience acquired over the years have allowed the company to achieve high quality standards;
    - thanks to the wide range of produced and sold products, the company is a leading one in the field of professional and affordable luxury promoting the best "Made in Italy" brands;
    -in order to establish a structured and long-lasting collaborative relationship, the company will offer to the potential partner unlimited reliability and awareness of its potentials gained by years of experience in the leather and leather-craftsmanship sectors.
  • Type and Size of Organisation:
    Industry SME 11-49
  • Already Engaged in Trans-National Cooperation
  • Year Established:
  • Turnover:
    1 - 10M
  • Country of origin:
  • Languages spoken
    • English
    • German
    • French
    • Arabic
    • Spanish
    • Italian