Redlands Distribution have secured the rights for distributing Zippy throughout the UK and Ireland commencing in January 2019. Zippy is a children’s specialist apparel retailer offering a unique and stand-out style in a full line of apparel, footwear, and accessories from 0 to 14 years old.
Zippy was launched in 2004 by the Sonae Group in Portugal, and currently have 120 stores and 500 wholesale accounts in more than 20 countries. This will be the first time Zippy will be available in the UK
Zippy is the largest pure-play children’s specialist apparel retailer in Portugal acting as the market leader and continues to expand its presence globally.
An urban brand characterised by a contemporary style, expressed through its functional design so that kids feel cool and comfy, and parents are happy and proud. Zippy style is unique. New phases of products are brought in on a monthly basis throughout each season to keep the offering fresh for the customers.
Products have unique features with the children in mind to make it easier for them to dress – “Easy to” put on shoes, “Easy to” button up shirts and bottoms with snap buttons.
Sonae is a multinational company managing a diversified portfolio of businesses in retail, financial services, technology, shopping centres, and telecommunications
Sonae is majority owned by one shareholder who has shaped the culture and beliefs, as well being a publicly traded company with a large free float and a responsibility to over 20 thousand shareholders.
Sonae’s key strategy is to:
- Strengthen and leverage its key assets and competencies.
- Drive international expansion.
- Diversify business models and investment approach.
For the full year 2017, Sonae attained a turnover of circa 5,7 bi Euro, an increase of 7.1% on the previous year.
For more information on the Sonae Group, please refer to https://www.sonae.pt/en/