Kahunaverse Sports and Soccer Express form Strategic Partnership
For Immediate Release: (Surrey, BC - October 31, 2018) Kahunaverse Sports Group is pleased to announce their acquisition of Canada’s leading and largest soccer specialty company, Soccer Express (soccerx.com).
SoccerX specializes in partnering with soccer clubs across Canada to fulfil their every possible need. The company has a large retail presence in Vancouver operating a 10,000 square foot facility along with Distribution and Production facilities in both BC and Ontario. The website, soccerx.com, services players, coaches and teams across the country and operates dozens of Club stores where players can purchase custom printed apparel and accessories.
SoccerX founder and Senior Director Brad Leitch said, “We are elated to see this partnership finally come to fruition. The combined experience of the Management teams at the associated companies is unparalleled in Canada’s Sporting Goods sector. Joining forces with Kahunaverse Sports will give SoccerX increased resources as well as a larger corporate structure and foundation to build on services and offerings for our rapidly expanding soccer customer base. We are a company built on the culture of our sport and that will not change. The Kahunaverse senior Management team is supportive of expanding this culture to their network of players, fans and coaches and beyond. We look forward to building the company from here.” Kahunaverse
Kahunaverse CEO Gord Querin commented, “Are you ready for some football? We have known Brad at SoccerX for many years and have the highest level of respect for the reputation he and his team have built in the Canadian soccer community. We are excited about working together as we share a common vision to serve the sports marketplace at the highest level and we will build off our best practices to bring added value to the athletic consumer.”
The new strategic partnership brings together many impressive stables of operations and product in the Canadian sports marketplace. With the Kahunaverse Sports Group already being Canada’s leader in the team business, the addition of Canada’s largest Soccer provider means that together we can build a unique product portfolio and unparalleled customer journey for our existing community members and athletes of tomorrow.
About Kahunaverse Sports Group (KSG)
The Kahunaverse Sports Group is a strategic partnership between Big Kahuna Sport Co. and Home Run Sports – two of Canada’s leading Distributors of sporting goods and apparel. With 200 employees, 9 locations and a growing ecommerce platform, KSG is focused on providing multi-brand solutions for their 8,000+ TEAM and 100,000+ RETAIL Customers.
For more information about the Kahunaverse Sports Group, please visit (kahunaverse.com).
Soccer Express is a privately owned company specializing in soccer related sports apparel and equipment. With over 60 employees, offices and distribution facilities in East and West Canada Soccer Express has built a solid reputation as the largest soccer specialty company in Canada. As proud partners of the biggest soccer brands in the world such as Adidas, Nike, Puma and Admiral, SoccerX works directly with large soccer user groups from the Maritimes to Vancouver Island as well as with the direct consumer through its fast growing ecommerce platform.
For more information about SoccerX, please visit (soccerx.com).