NYGÅRD International, headquartered in Winnipeg, is a leading fashion company that designs and markets women’s fashion apparel. The company expanded into the United States in 1978. As a result of its increasingly diverse business activities, in 1987 Nygård opened the company's International Sales and Marketing Headquarters in Toronto, Canada in an $8 million building that is a showcase for both Toronto and the Fashion Industry. Along with it’s new World Headquarters located in the heart of New York City, the company lays claim to complete design, production and distribution facilities in Winnipeg, Toronto and Los Angeles; research and design studios in New York, San Francisco and Hong Kong; and sales offices throughout Canada and the US. As well, the company has extensive operations throughout the Orient, Middle East, South Africa, Kenya, Egypt, India, Bangladesh, Indonesia & Cambodia.
The Standard of Excellence that NYGÅRD has created for the Canadian Women’s Fashion Industry includes the following achievements and practices: 1st manufacturer to have air-conditioned factories; International fabric sourcing; Computer driven patterns; 100% on-time delivery; Impeccable and trusted quality of garments; Consistency of fit; Price honesty; ‘Zero’ charge-backs; Utilizing NYGÅRD’s own retail stores as laboratories to define and learn more about the NYGÅRD customer, and share information with retail customers.
NYGÅRD’s various product lines, each target women over 25 years of age. The Nygård Moderate brands include a collection of colour-related separates focusing on pants as well as a moderate line of coordinates. The Nygård Fashions brands focus on the bridge and better categories. The company maintains its successful website at www.Nygard.com and has an array of retail stores under the banners NYGÅRD, NYGÅRD Fashion Park, NYGÅRD Fashion, NYGÅRD Fashion World, ALIA, TanJay and Jay Set.
The NYGÅRD name is expanding at an ever-increasing pace. In addition to its various product lines, NYGÅRD now offers an array of licensed products. Over the past 10 years, NYGÅRD has broadened its fashion repertoire to include Outerwear, Swimwear, Footwear, Handbags, Jewelry, Accessories (Scarves, Hats & Gloves), Belts, Sunglasses, and Soft Home Furnishings (‘NYGÅRD Home’).