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A French importer of shoes and footwear is looking for new suppliers through manufacturing agreements

Country of origin:
Country: 
FRANCE
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BRFR20210512001
Published
25/05/2021
Last update
18/06/2021
Expiration date
19/06/2022

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Clothing, shoes and accessories (including jewellery)
Wholesale of clothing and footwear
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Summary

Summary: 
A French importer / wholesaler of all type of shoes and footwear is looking for new suppliers of low cost slippers, snow boots and rain boots. The company wishes to engage in a manufacturing agreement with Foreign Partners.

Description

Description: 

Founded in 1945, this family-owned business specializes in the import of footwear, originally distributed to small or medium sized retailers. Since the 1970s the company shifted to clients within the mass distribution circuit such as supermarkets.
The current company's clients are major French retailers, selling footwear either under their own label, or other labels.
The French company is currently working on its catalog for the fall / winter 2022 and projects to extend its product range.
The company mainly seeks winter boots, snow boots, rain boots and slippers.
The products should be available in a wide range of sizes and products should be aimed to men, women and children.
The French company wishes to engage in a manufacturing agreement with Foreign Partners.

Technical Specification or Expertise Sought

Cooperation sought: 
As the products will be sold through mass distribution circuits, they need to be low-cost, and available in large volume. Ideally, the supplier should be the manufacturer to avoid intermediaries.

Stage of development

Cooperation stage dev stage: 
Already on the market

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
The Partner sought must be an industrial manufacturer of footwear products and should be in capacity to sell in large volumes, low cost slippers, rain boots or snow boots. The French company is willing to engage in a manufacturing agreement with Foreign Partners who can meet both the large volume and the low-cost merchandise requirements.

Type and size

Cooperation task: 
SME 11-50,SME <10,>500 MNE,251-500,SME 51-250,>500