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HISTORY OF THE GROUP

The Royer Group has been constantly innovating for the last 70 years.

Key dates

The story began in France in 1945 with Louis Royer. Today, the senior management includes members of the third generation and the Group is active worldwide, extending its brand portfolio.

  • 1945
  • 1975
  • 1989
  • 1991
  • 1994
  • 1997
  • 2001
  • 2004
  • 2006
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
  • 2010
  • 2011
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
1945
1945
Louis Royer founds a shoe trading company in Fougères, Brittany.
Jacques Royer
1975
Jacques and Alain Royer join the family company.
asie
1989
The first office is set up in Asia.
BK
1991
The company distributes its first American brand.
Sketchers
1994
Signature of the Skechers distribution contract.
CA
1997
Sales of 60 M€.
Converse
2001
Contract with the Converse brand.
implantaion en Espagne
2004
The company moves into Spain. / Sales of 128 M€.
CPS
2006
Acquisition of CPS. (private label)
Stéphane Kélian
2007
Acquisition of the Stephane Kélian and Kickers brands. / The company moves into Germany.
Charles Jourdan
2008
Acquisition of the Charles Jourdan brand.
mod8
2009
Acquisition of the  Mod’8, Aster and Von Dutch brands.
2010
2010
Contract with the New Balance brand in France, Germany and Benelux.
pare gabia
2011
Takeover of the Luxat and Pare Gabia brands.
umbro
2015
The Umbro and Hush Puppies brands join the Group. / Sales of 320 M€
Caterpillar
2016
Signature of the Caterpillar licence contracts.
Everlast
2017
Signature of the Everlast Europe licence contract. / Acquisition of the HUNGARIA brand.

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