Hickey Freeman inks North America distribution deal with Peerless
Authentic Brands Group announced this month a new partnership with Peerless Clothing for the manufacturing and distribution of Hickey Freeman tailored clothing in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
The New York-based Authentic said the new agreement with Peerless supports its goal of reinforcing Hickey Freeman’s "position in tailored clothing while extending the brand to a new generation."
"We are very pleased to announce our newest partnership with Peerless for Hickey Freeman,” said Jarrod Weber, group president lifestyle, chief brand officer, at Authentic.
“Alvin Segal, who passed away last year, built Peerless into one of the largest and most prestigious tailored clothing companies with an impressive stable of designer labels. Dan Orwig, President of Peerless and Douglas Raicek, EVP and Principal of Peerless, are doing an incredible job upholding and extending the company’s legacy of unmatched tailored clothing expertise, unwavering dedication to its brand partners and strong retail relationships."
Founded in 1899 by entrepreneurs Jacob Freeman and Jeremiah Hickey, New York-based Hickey Freeman is one of America's most historic luxury menswear brands, offering tailored clothing, sportswear, outerwear and accessories, available in the United States, Canada, and Japan. The brand can be found in 20-plus freestanding stores and shop-in-shops, as well as online.
“We are thrilled to welcome Hickey Freeman to Peerless,” said Dan Orwig, president of Peerless. “Our shared vision with Authentic is to uphold Hickey Freeman’s commitment to the art of fine tailoring. Hickey Freeman is an enduring American heritage brand, and we are excited to partner with Authentic to help progress the brand’s long-term strategy and legacy.”
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