- January 14, 2021
- Posted by: James Gansman
- Category: News
We want to share a unique opportunity with you — Hickies Corp, a revenue-generating innovator offering never-tie shoe laces that convert sneakers into comfortable and secure slip-ons.
We are looking for investors, and open to various forms, including: secured debt, equity, asset/IP purchase, or acquisition. The company has generated over $65 million in revenues since inception with gross margin of 60%, and is aligned with key strategic investors, including Adidas.
The company is a disruptor in the fast-growing $129bn athletic footwear space, enjoying a global presence, sold at major retailers including Macy’s, Bloomingdales, Lululemon, Foot Locker, and The Athlete’s Foot, and through a sophisticated e-commerce platform. Their lace design has won an array of prominent awards, has been featured in Glamour and Forbes, and has been adopted enthusiastically by influencers in professional sports and fashion. The marketing strategy is three-pronged across Direct to Consumer, Wholesale, and OEM, with operations and distribution in the US and key European and Asian markets. New products, designed in collaboration with the US Army, with unique patent pending technology, are in the final design/technology stage and will transform the athletic and leisure sneaker industry.
Hickies owns an impressive portfolio of intellectual property worldwide which has been tested and defended successfully over the years, with exciting new IP opportunities in the works. The portfolio includes more than 80 proven global patents and 115 trademarks (and has been valued by a big 4 accounting firm in the eight-figure range).
The presentation below provides a summary of the company and the exciting investment opportunity.
Rock Creek Advisors, LLC is acting as agent for Hickies Corp in this opportunity. Upon receipt of an executed confidentiality agreement in form and substance similar to the attached, Rock Creek will arrange for access to the company’s electronic data room.Hickies Corp