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Brand Machine Group adds Franklin & Marshall to portfolio

Sophie Smith
16 December 2021

Hong Kong-based footwear company Sugi International Limited has signed a new territory license agreement with Brand Machine Group (BMG), starting AW22.

Under the agreement, Brand Machine Group will design, manufacture and distribute Franklin & Marshall adults and children's apparel in the UK, Ireland, Scandinavia and Middle East.

Franklin & Marshall is an internationally distributed lifestyle brand, which is known for its distinctive American-style university sports clothing.

Jason Eames-Illingworth, COO at BMG, said: “We have been working with F&M for a number of years in kidswear and are excited to grow the brand to its full potential within these new markets. Franklin has a unique history and we are excited to bring a full family proposition to market for autumn 22."

Brand Machine Group is an international fashion brand owner and licensing specialist, with a portfolio of fashion, sports and outdoor brands across adults and childrenswear clothing and accessories.

Founded in 1999, Sugi International Limited manages the wholesale distribution of footwear under its own brand, under licence and for private labels. This includes Franklin & Marshall.

Massimo Sinigaglia, CEO of Sugi International Limited, said: "As we improve the profile of Franklin & Marshall in existing territories and explore new markets, we are looking forward to partnering with BMG."

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