Industry News 9/5/2013

B$Z: SKORA Expands International Distribution To Meet Increased Demand

SKORA Expands International Distribution To Meet Increased Demand
Press Release from SKORA, Inc.

SKORA, Inc. the award winning premium performance footwear brand announces the expansion of its international distribution into the European, Russian, Scandinavian and Asian markets. This marks a dramatic increase in the global availability of SKORA products from the brand’s current distribution base in the United States, Canada, Poland, South Korea, and the Philippines.

On the heels of 2 successful line introductions, interest in SKORA footwear has skyrocketed.

“We’re excited to be working with such storied distributors and retailers in these important markets, said David Sypniewski, Founder and CEO of SKORA. ‘Their interest and support speaks to the universal appeal of the SKORA line.”

The brand has experienced accelerated growth over the last 12 months. The new agreements will enable the brand to continue on this path by dramatically expanding its presence and retail availability around the globe. SKORA’s key distribution partners include RMP Athletic distributors in Canada; Quorum Group in the Philippines; Cerrotorre in Korea; Good S.C. in Poland; The Good Karma Company in Denmark and serving Scandinavia; InnoGlobe in Singapore; ChronoFocus in France; Pro Athletics in Russia.

“SKORA’s premium materials, performance capabilities, and fashion-forward design philosophy align with the tastes of runners all over the world,” said Sypniewski. “With access to thousands of stores and millions of runners, our expanded distribution will enable us to blow sales goals away for 2013 and 2014.”

Links:

SKORA: http://www.skorarunning.com
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/skorarunning
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/skorarunning @skorarunning

Canada – RMP Athletic http://www.rmpathletic.com/brands/index.html
Denmark/Sweden/Norway – The Good Karma Co. http://thegoodkarmacompany.dk/
France –  ChronoFocus http://chronofocus.com
Philippines – Quorum Group http://www.qgc.com.ph/
Poland – Good S.C. http://goodsc.pl
Russia – Pro Athletics http://www.pro-athletics.com
Singapore – InnoGlobe Pte Ltd. http://www.innoglobe.com.sg/
S. Korea – Cerrotorre
http://cerrotorre.en.ec21.com/

About SKORA
Based in Portland, Oregon, SKORA builds premium, lightweight performance running footwear that encourage a more bio-mechanically correct, natural stride. The distinctive look and feel of SKORA footwear is based on the function and benefit of a design philosophy we call Run Real. For more information on SKORA visit
www.skorarunning.com.