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A Lithuanian manufacturer of sustainable knitted clothing is looking for trade intermediaries in North Europe and Scandinavia

Country of origin:
Country: 
LITHUANIA
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BOLT20180223002
Published
23/02/2018
Last update
06/09/2019
Expiration date
18/03/2020

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Other services (not elsewhere classified)
Textiles (synthetic and natural)
Manufacture of other knitted and crocheted apparel
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Summary

Summary: 
A Lithuanian manufacturer of baby alpaca wool clothes for kids and adults is looking for trade intermediaries. The company stands for a sustainable business idea and is sewing environmentally friendly clothes. At this moment the company has developed its own brand and a collection of clothes for kids. The company is looking for partners with the same mindset to work under the distribution services or commercial agency agreement to enter new markets in Northern Europe and Scandinavia.

Description

Description: 

The Lithuanian company is offering a high-quality sustainable knitted clothing collection for children and adults. Social responsibility and environmentally friendly business is the priority in whole clothes manufacturing process for the company. The main material the company now works with is the alpaca wool. The company has made its own research and it was confirmed that alpaca wool is one of the best material for the sustainable fashion market. The alpaca wool is very resistant to fuzzing and to pilling after long time wearing. This wool is for long-term wearing and a fiber made from baby alpaca wool is shiny, stronger than cashmere, lighter and warmer than a sheep's. These clothes have their own identity, based on social responsibility. It helps saving nature, no electricity is using while making. Only natural products are being used while sewing. It helps reducing consumerism – long-lasting clothes will stay longer in their best condition.

The company is looking for trade intermediaries in North European and Scandinavian countries, as these countries have a long cold season and are also aware of sustainable business features and practises. Main forms of a possible collaboration are distribution services agreement and commercial agency agreement. One of the main ideas of collaboration is to find partners who have the same passion for fashion and cares about the social responsibility as much as about the quality.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
-Nature sustainability: the company chooses not dyed baby alpaca wool. Products are knitted by hand or by hand-operated knitting machines without using the electricity; the company is using only nature-friendly laundry washing. -Naturalness: the company does not waste a material; the details are knitted exactly as a pattern. The company uses only natural labels, coconut or wood buttons, cotton laces. Products are packed in recycled packages. -Recycle: when the product is raised or ineligible to wear, it may be returned to the manufacturer to refresh or convert to another product. The customer may recover up to 25 percent of the value of the product. -Social responsibility: 1 Eur of each product is given to severely ill children.

Technical Specification or Expertise Sought

Cooperation sought: 
The company is firstly looking for a cooperation based on trade intermediary services because trader in its country actually feels the most of potential markets. The knowledge of the market and sustainable business alias are the priority.

Stage of development

Cooperation stage dev stage: 
Already on the market

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
The company is looking for trade intermediaries in North European and Scandinavian countries, as these countries have a long cold season and are also aware of sustainable business features and practises. The company is looking for distributors: any boutiques, fashion shops, influencers who would like selling this baby alpaca wool clothes and even being an ambassador for the brand. The company is also looking for representatives to work under a commercial agency agreement, who could act on behalf of the company and assist in a new market entrée procedures. Any other collaboration forms are welcome to discuss. If anyone is seeing themselves tied to this brand’s idea – it is possible that the company will consider other possible forms of collaboration.

Type and size

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

Dissemination

Dissemination sector group : 
Dissemination preferred : 
Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden