LOS ANGELES–(Small business WIRE)–GoDigital Media Group, LLC (“GoDigital”) has acquired Japanese Mountain Sporting activities (“EMS”), a primary outside attire brand name and retailer, and Bob’s Stores (“Bob’s”), a retailer of clothing, footwear, and workwear from U.K.-centered Frasers Team plc (“Frasers”). As element of the acquisition, GoDigital has augmented its business by incorporating 900 workforce, 42 stores, and a warehouse and fulfillment center.

“The acquisition of EMS and Bob’s is a big action in our system to produce synergy amongst information, group, and commerce,” claims Jason Peterson, GoDigital’s Chief Government Officer. “The outside adventure and perform markets perfectly align with our enterprise model to provide specialized audiences with substantial prospective. We seek out to sell via a combination of owned and operated e-commerce storefronts, 3rd-party electronic storefronts, and regular retail associates. This transaction also offers a excellent chance to utilize our prowess in product or service growth, offer chain, and e-commerce across all of our manufacturers.”

Dave Barton, EMS and Bob’s President & Main Govt Officer, commented: “I am incredibly fired up that we observed the suitable buyers who see the wide potential in our organization and have the eyesight and experience to enable us unlock it. I am self-assured that our difficult operate to produce a reliable foundation will swiftly let us to execute their technique. I want to thank our companions for their ongoing help, in particular in the course of these very tough times induced by the pandemic.”

GoDigital’s management crew is made up of c-suite executives with in-depth retail expertise, hailing from extensively regarded world manufacturers this kind of as BCBG, Gap, and Next. With Carlos Cruz, Brand names Senior Vice President, as the leader of GoDigital’s commerce group, “He and his workforce will deliver toughness, help, and priceless experience to the recent senior management team inside EMS and Bob’s,” provides Peterson. “Both companies’ groups have been retained and are pivotal to the continuity of the organizations. They are envisioned to advantage from our electronic expertise, material and neighborhood platforms, technology spine, and world-wide footprint for sourcing and distribution.”

Dentons Uk & Middle East LLP represented Frasers and Stubbs Alderton & Markiles LLP represented GoDigital. The transaction’s progress was coordinated by Zeevo Group LLC.

About Jap Mountain Sporting activities

For additional than 50 years, Jap Mountain Sports activities (“EMS”) has been aiding individuals of all ages and abilities have additional enjoyment outside the house as a dependable source of leading-high-quality outdoor gear, apparel, and advice. EMS features people a powerful item portfolio consisting of EMS branded solutions and primary outside and active manufacturers such as The North Facial area, Oboz, Thule, and Columbia. The retailer operates additional than 20 places in seven U.S. northeastern states and has a sturdy ecommerce platform. www.ems.com

About Bob’s Suppliers

With a 67-yr heritage of delivering family members in the Northeastern U.S. with a wide assortment of this sort of major national makes as Timberland, Carhartt, Winner, Underneath Armour, adidas, Skechers, Levi’s, and many others, Bob’s Shops (“Bob’s”) has a solid popularity for very affordable prices and comprehensive goods offerings. The retailer’s shops are conveniently situated in strip malls and ability centers, in the vicinity of its faithful purchaser foundation. www.bobstores.com

About GoDigital Media Team

GoDigital Media Team (“GoDigital”) is a diversified multinational conglomerate concentrated on technology-enabled and vertically built-in IP legal rights administration by means of its functioning subsidiaries. GoDigital is targeted on the synergy of information, neighborhood and commerce across audio, movie networks, and makes. www.godigitalmg.com