Industry News 7/8/2014

B$Z: J Fin Group Partners with Zoo York

J Fin Group Partners with Zoo York
Signs Licensing Partnership For Consumer Electronics

Press Release from Shout PR 

Irvine, Calif. - (July 2014) - J Fin Group, a leading manufacturer of owned and licensed apparel and consumer electronic products, today announced a licensing partnership with Zoo York, a globally recognized action sports lifestyle brand to manufacture and sell Zoo York consumer electronics and cases.   

"I’ve been a fan of Zoo York since the early 2000s and I'm amazed to see how it has evolved to what it is today," says Jock Thompson, president of The J Fin Group. "We couldn’t be more honored to have the opportunity to partner with Zoo York. As a lifestyle group focusing on action sports, Zoo York CE products are a natural fit. Given the exponential growth of the category we’re excited to bring authentic and fresh product to so many Zoo York and Zoo York Kings retailers and supporters."

Under the terms of the agreement, J Fin Group retains exclusive rights to manufacture, sell and distribute consumer electronics products to US, Mexico and Canada under the Zoo York brand, which include, but are not limited to, the following: headphones, earbuds, cell phone accessories, iPhone accessories, cases, chargers, adapters, blue tooth accessories, MP3 accessories and camera accessories. The first collection will launch for spring 2015 and will be distributed to Zoo York and Zoo York Kings current account list as well as key consumer electronic retail partners.  

About Zoo York:
Zoo York is the first globally recognized skateboarding-inspired lifestyle brand born out of the East Coast. Zoo’s product line, which includes skateboards, apparel, footwear, eyewear, timepieces, hats, outwear and more, continues to be heavily influenced by skateboarding, graffiti, hip-hop, punk and everything in between. The brand retails at JC Penney, Kohl’s, Pac Sun, Zumiez, Tilly’s and other action sports destinations.  To learn more about Zoo York, go to
http://www.zooyork.com/.

The J Fin Group:
Based in Irvine, California The J Fin Group manages the design, sourcing, marketing, licensing and worldwide distribution for products under its umbrella of owned and licensed consumer lifestyle brands. Brands currently owned under the company’s umbrella include Ambig and Split. Brands under license include Spy for consumer electronics, accessories and men’s and boy’s apparel and Zoo York for consumer electronics and cases.  The J Fin Group utilizes a strategic partnership with The Scope Business Services Platform to manage back-end operations. To learn more about The J Fin Group, go to
www.jfingroup.com. For information about Ambig, Split, Spy Optic and Zoo York, go to the following websites: www.ambig.com  www.splitusa.com  www.spyoptic.com  www.zooyork.com