Thursday, 29th September, 2016

The 2014 Ryder Cup is a ‘sell-out’ success for Abacus Sportswear

Story published at 16:58, Thursday, October 9th, 2014


 

(from left) Enjoying the atmosphere of The 2014 Ryder Cup, Kim Kjaersgaard Frandsen, board member of Abacus Sportswear, Sven-Olof Karlsson, CEO and Owner of Abacus Sportswear, The 2015 Solheim Cup European Team Captain, Carin Koch, and Henrik Treschow, Chairman of Abacus Sportswear

(from left) Enjoying the atmosphere of The 2014 Ryder Cup, Kim Kjaersgaard Frandsen, board member of Abacus Sportswear, Sven-Olof Karlsson, CEO and Owner of Abacus Sportswear, The 2015 Solheim Cup European Team Captain, Carin Koch, and Henrik Treschow, Chairman of Abacus Sportswear

Abacus Sportswear, a pioneer of high-performance stretch waterproof fabrics and an Official Licensee of The 2014 Ryder Cup, has announced unprecedented sales of its garments during Ryder Cup month.

The technical Swedish clothing brand designed an exclusive collection for the 40th edition of The Ryder Cup, which was made available to retailers across Europe, online and during the event held at Gleneagles.

Sven-Olof Karlsson, CEO and owner of Abacus Sportswear, commented: “The 2014 Ryder Cup was not only a great success for the European Team, it was a resounding success for abacus® with our wide range of exclusive 2014 Ryder Cup products in high demand.

“The 2014 Ryder Cup was a fantastic event, and something we are very happy to have been a part of for the first time as an Official Licensee.”

Official 2014 Ryder Cup branded abacus® products (from the Spring/Summer and Autumn/Winter 2014 collections) included the Swedish brand’s popular Nipton rain jackets, Glade wind jackets and vests and Score fleeces among others.

“It was hugely encouraging to receive feedback from customers about how well our garments fitted, and to hear both male and female golfers discuss the quality and functionality of our fabrics – two key areas we consistently focus on when designing our performance products.

“Our garment sales during Ryder Cup month across all channels were incredible and I’m confident that recent success will go on to further strengthen our image as a high quality performance brand and broaden our customer base in the UK and Europe,” added Sven-Olof.

Abacus Sportswear is also the Official Apparel Supplier to The 2015 European Solheim Cup Team.

Abacus Sportswear www.abacussportswear.com

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