Men's wear marketer Haggar Clothing Co has signed a mutli-year licensing agreement with BMB Group Ltd to develop it's Haggar branded men's wear business in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.

BMB, one of the UK's leading men's clothing companies, will be responsible for wholesale and retail operations.

Haggar's president and chief operating officer, Frank Bracken, said: "We are very pleased about the relationship with BMB and feel confident with their demonstrated ability in men's wear retail to further develop the Haggar brand."

The Haggar brand is sold in UK retail outlets including House of Fraser, Debenhams and Fenwicks. The company also owns and operates Haggar stores in Chatham, Hatfield, North Shields, Street, and York