Since acquiring the trademark in 2006, the Group has global rights to the Björn Borg trademark for relevant categories of products and services. By owning the trademark, the Björn Borg Group can operate from a position of strength internationally and control the brand’s development. At the same time, ownership provides long-term security for the entire network of licensees and distributors.
The company is responsible for the development of the Björn Borg brand as well as implementation of and compliance with the brand strategy within the network. As a service organization, Björn Borg can provide its distributors with the best prospects of success in their markets. This is achieved through, among other things, guidelines and various tools for partners in the network, including marketing, displays and graphic identity, which creates brand consistency and is efficient for the distributor.
In a network comprising the Group’s own entities as well as independent companies, tight control over the brand is essential. With the exception of production, which is handled outside the Group, Björn Borg has its own operations at every level from product development to distribution and retail sales. This depth gives the Group the best chance of ensuring the continued development and correct positioning of the Björn Borg brand.
The Group has its own branding specialists. Since acquiring the Björn Borg trademark in 2006, the Group has been responsible for trademark registration and protection. Björn Borg devotes significant resources to fighting against the sale of counterfeit products.