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January 23, 2019


\\ Barton Perreira eyewear

The two companies have entered an exclusive agreement for the broad based international distribution of Barton Perreira sunwear and optical frames. The distribution agreement will commence February 1, 2019.

Marcolin Group, a leading company in the eyewear sector, and Barton Perreira, the independent eyewear brand from Los Angeles, have announced an exclusive multi-year distribution agreement, effective almost immediately.
Under the new agreement, Marcolin Group will begin to bring Barton Perreira’s exquisite men’s and women’s eyewear collection to select retailers and optical shops in Southern Europe (including Spain, Portugal, Greece, and Italy), the Middle East, Eastern Europe (including Russia), Pacific Asia Countries (except Japan), Southeast Asia, South America and Mexico.

Barton Perreira will continue to handle design and manufacturing as well as manage sales to accounts in the rest of Europe, the United States, Canada and Japan.

Founded in 2007 by Bill Barton and Patty Perreira, Barton Perreira is known for redefining the industry with innovative technology, unparalleled design and impeccable craftsmanship. Every frame is architecturally sculpted in Japan by best- in-class artisans using only high-quality materials. Through generations of expertise and a meticulous manufacturing process focused on perfecting every detail from the frame’s foundation to its deep glossy finish, every frame is executed with precision, fit, and design.

Massimo Renon, CEO of Marcolin Group

Massimo Renon, CEO of Marcolin Group, commented: “Barton Perreira is a symbol of excellence and unparalleled quality. This long-term partnership offers a unique opportunity for Marcolin Group to distribute, starting from selected countries, an eyewear collection which represents infinite creative inspiration and timeless elegance. With this new brand, we enhance our portfolio and open new opportunities for Marcolin Group to diversify the commercial business model.”

Bill Barton, founder/CEO of Barton Perreira: “It is a great honor for Barton Perreira to enter into this new distribution agreement with the Marcolin Group. I believe that this partnership is unprecedented in our industry. For a company of Marcolin Group’s stature to believe in our product, brand and future is very gratifying. Utilizing their amazing sales team and customer service to reach new retailers throughout the world will take Barton Perreira to new heights.”

Bill Barton, founder/CEO of Barton Perreira

Patty Perreira, founder/designer of Barton Perreira

Patty Perreira, founder/designer said: “With Marcolin Group’s expertise, we are thrilled to collaborate with an exceptional partner who understands our vision for Barton Perreira as well as our commitment to production, design and exclusive distribution.” /

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