In Malta, Hudson Group is the leading retailer and distributor of sportswear products. We represent numerous sport brands such as NIKE, Converse, Timberland, Columbia, New Era, Helly Hansen, and Intersport. We also own our own franchise concepts, Urban Jungle and Urban Bratz, the former present in other European and Africa cities. In the fashion world we serve the fast fashion and designer markets through New Look, River Island, Armani Exchange, Mango, Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, Ted Baker, Alcott, and Kiabi, making us one of the leading fashion retailers locally. We use Malta as our training ground to launch brands and franchises, test them, get to know how they work and then take them internationally.
Internationally, the Group has a direct retail presence in European and African countries as well as a distribution base covering over 30 territories. Urban Jungle, our own home grown sneaker store, has been taken internationally across European and North African cities. This sneaker store concept is present in top cities (www.urbanjunglestore.it) including Rome, Naples as well as, Algiers, Casablanca, Lagos with around 29 stores, and others in the pipeline. In Italy we are also present through our high end streetwear and top tier sneakers concept store, Black Box, with stores in Rome, Naples and Bari Italy.
In Africa within the retail sector, we represent a variety of fashion and sport stores through in-country offices in Italy, Cyprus, Morocco and Nigeria. We are present in Algeria through our subsidiary Premium Brands. Hudson Group is also the official distributor or NIKE in over 29 countries.
These countries are served through our logistic hub in Malta. We also undertake the distribution of other brands, mainly in the sportswear sector such Converse for parts of Africa with a current focus on the North African countries.