Canada Goose signs Connex Solution as exclusive distributor in Korea

Expansion in Korea marks another significant growth opportunity for Canada Goose

TORONTO, Feb. 10, 2012 /CNW/ - Canada Goose, Canada's leading manufacturer of extreme weather outerwear, today announced Connex Solution Inc. as its exclusive distributor in Korea. This partnership signifies Canada Goose's commitment to global expansion and international growth, enabling the company to meet growing consumer demand in Korea for its Made in Canada products.

"Today's announcement moves us one step closer to our ultimate goal - freeing people from the cold in every market around the world," says Paul Silvertown, Vice-President of Global Sales, Canada Goose. "Connex is a trusted distributor with the industry knowledge and local reach that we need to meet the growing interest in Canada Goose in the Korean market."

Connex Solution will officially launch Canada Goose in Korea in September 2012 with plans to distribute product to more than ten high-end department stores and premium outdoor retailers throughout the country. Canada Goose products are currently sold at Boon The Shop in Seoul, Korea.

"As the exclusive distributor of Canada Goose in Korea, we are excited to be able to fulfill the high consumer demand across the country for their authentic, premier outerwear products," says Wonsik Kang, CEO, Connex Solution Inc. "We look forward to a successful launch later this year and to bringing the same success that Canada Goose has had in North America and Europe to the Korean market."

Visit www.canada-goose.com  for more information on Canada Goose.

About Connex Solution Inc.: Connex Solution began in 2005 with a mission to deliver diverse brands identity and awareness. As an importer and distributor of specialized lifestyle brands for Korea, the company works with brands that carry a strong set of core values. The brands are engaged in various distributions channels, progressive media relationships and effective marketing strategies. With keen insight in the industry, Connex Solution has proven its success through brands such as TOMS Shoes, achieving the second largest gross sales next to the U.S. market. Additionally, the company follows another successful venture with Victoria Shoes. Connex Solution also operates its own multi-brand store, Central Post, to deliver a memorable experience to fashion forward clientele in Korea.

About Canada Goose Inc.: For over 50 years, Canada Goose has been committed to producing the best extreme weather outerwear in the world; proudly made in Canada. From the South Pole research facilities and the Canadian High Arctic, to the streets of New York City, Stockholm, Milan, Toronto and Tokyo, people wear Canada Goose products because of its reputation for authenticity, best quality, functionality and iconic style. Canada Goose supports Polar Bears International as well as a number of charitable organizations and outdoor ventures that provide commitment to Arctic stewardship and the environment. Ask Anyone Who Knows.

SOURCE Canada Goose

For further information:

Allison Colalillo
High Road Communications
416-644-1644
acolalillo@highroad.com


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