Born looking
at the future

We started from a simple white T-shirt. We have explored new styles and reached new continents. During the years, so many kids grew up wearing Original Marines and now they are choosing our clothes for their own kids. Their history is our history.

Birth of Original Marines

1983

The white T-shirt is the brand’s iconic product. From ’83 to ‘92 about 25 million garments sold.

Entry into foreign markets

1986

Distribution in the Middle East and expansion of the product range with a complete line of casual and sportswear for the entire family.

Distribution strategy

1993

From wholesale to monobrand. In a ten-year period, Original Marines establishes about 400 points of sale between franchised and owned stores in Italy and abroad.

Partnership and licensing

1998

Signed a multi-year licensing contract with Warner Bros, for the use of Looney Tunes, and it is still in place.

Market share

2007

Original Marines gains leadership in the medium kidswear market with 9% market share.

Growth boom

2010

The company sellout reaches 20 million garments in a single year.

Awards and development

2011

The group’s revenue exceeds 200 million. Original Marines receives from Disney, a partner for many years, the Quality Products Awards 2011 in the “Integrated Communication and Marketing” category.

Internationalization and Newborn

2017

Growth of the network: 505 franchised and 65 owned stores in Italy and 140 between Europe, Asia and Africa. Launch of the Newborn line for the 0-18-month range.

The merger

2018

Imap Export S.p.A. absorbs TRADER s.r.l to develop synergies and optimize the Group’s network sales.

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Nola Logistical Hub, Lot H Block C
80035 Nola (Naples)
Tax Code: 03728680632
VAT Number: 01303501215
Toll-free number: 800 88 60 57
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