YGM Trading aims to be the leading marketer and builder of international apparel brands in Asia by providing aspirational, distinctive, quality styling and product at good value to customers. Strengthened by teamwork, management and marketing experience, the talents of our people come together to offer our customers quality shopping experience.
YGM Group was founded by Dr. S.K. Chan in 1949 and was listed on the Hong Kong's public stock exchange in 1970. More than 50 years after its inception, YGM Group has grown from a single small garment factory into a global organization with multi-dimensional businesses. The businesses of the group include garments, textiles, wholesaling, retailing and other manufacturing industries. The garment business covers a wide array of products including shirts, blouses, trousers and casual pants, blousons, polo shirts, T-shirts and etc.
The headquarters in Hong Kong oversees sales and the overall management of the Group. Branch offices in China are set up in Guangzhou, Shanghai and Beijing. The export business mainly targets European, Japanese and South-East Asian markets. Production plants are located in China and South East Asia.
In 1987, YGM Trading Limited was spun off from Yangtzekiang Garment Limited and is now a separately-listed public company based in Hong Kong. The core businesses are wholesaling and retailing. Other businesses include garment manufacturing, property investment and printing. YGM Trading develops apparel retail and wholesale business and distributes a wide range of men's and ladies' wear for many world renowned brands. YGM Trading also licenses and acquires internationally-recognized brands. In May 2012, YGM became the global owner of Aquascutum.
The Brand - Customers know YGM Trading through our successful brands. With the multi-brand strategy, we emphasize on promoting and maintaining the uniqueness of each brand. Specialized teams are set up to develop unique strategy for each brand. Meanwhile, all of our brands stand equally for quality, authenticity, value and a truly, aspirational and distinctive style. Everything we make, advocate or engage in reflects the attributes of each brand. Our strong management philosophy of brand building has resulted in our labels achieving the highest reputation in the market.
YGM Trading commits to provide innovative, up-to-date fashion to our customers. Our designers, merchandisers and buyers possess the vision to identify and communicate upcoming key trends. We factor in elements of trend with customer preferences on a regional basis and customize our offering to provide the best for our customers.
Our responsibility to our customers calls for impeccable service to meet their needs. We seek to establish long-term relationships based on trust and achieving expectations.
YGM Trading flourishes through our people. We bring together strong and collaborative people in a dynamic culture of mutual respect, support and passion for our brands and products. Our teams unite together in the face of adversity and celebrate our victories.
YGM Trading's extensive retail network consists of over 320 retail outlets throughout Hong Kong, Macau, China, Taiwan, South-east Asia, and Europe. We have been actively developing the Greater China market for more than couple of years. We have established retail outlets in major cities such as Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou, while simultaneously expanding the network to many secondary and tertiary cities. Our development in China is reflected in the mass retail coverage. We now are operating over 200 outlets in China with the expectation to grow further in the core and developing cities.
YGM Trading develops apparel retail and wholesale business and distributes a wide range of men's and ladies' wear for many world renowned brands: Michel René and Aquascutum of London, our own brand, Guy Laroche of Paris, Charles Jourdan of Paris, Ashworth of the U.S.A. and J.Lindeberg from Stockholm.