HISTORY OF THE GROUP
The Royer Group has been constantly innovating for the last 75 years.
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.
Louis Royer founds a shoe trading company in Fougères, Brittany.
Jacques and Alain Royer join the family company.
The first office is set up in Asia.
The company distributes its first American brand.
Creation of Joyling (Hong-Kong)
Signature of the Skechers distribution contract.
Sales of 60 M€.
Contract with the Converse brand.
The company moves into Spain. / Sales of 128 M€.
Acquisition of CPS (specialised in private label).
Acquisition of the Stephane Kélian and Kickers brands / The company moves into Germany.
Acquisition of the Charles Jourdan brand.
Acquisition of the Mod’8, Aster and Von Dutch brands.
Contract with the New Balance brand in France, Germany and Benelux.
Takeover of the Luxat and Pare Gabia brands.
The Umbro brands join the Group / The group is 70 years old.
Signature of the Caterpillar licence contracts.
Signature of the Everlast Europe licence contract. / Acquisition of the HUNGARIA brand.
Signature of Diadora contract.