COMMON QUERIES

When was OrotonGroup founded?

OrotonGroup was founded in 1938 as a family run company in Sydney, Australia. The first days of Oroton began under the name of Boyd Lane & Company as a fabric importer from Europe and Japan. In 1952 the very first Oroton product was developed – a gold metallic mesh powder puff and matching coin purse. Oroton products quickly became renowned for their innovative design, high quality and beautiful finish. In 1987 OrotonGroup had its initial public offering and became a publicly traded company listed on the Australian Stock Exchange traded under the symbol ORL.

Where is OrotonGroup’s headquarters?

OrotonGroup’s corporate headquarters are located in Sydney Australia, in a former dance studio and printing factory. Our Oroton design studio here is spacious and sun-filled for our creative team to enjoy and be inspired by the best of the Australian environment – fresh air, amazing coastline and open countryside.

In addition we have third party operated warehouses in various regions including Hong Kong.

Who is authorized to sell Oroton product?

Oroton offers its merchandise for sale through the following methods of distribution: (1) Oroton stores, (2) Oroton factory outlets, (3) Oroton online at Oroton.com (4) authorized department stores, (5) authorized specialty stores around the world and (6) limited duty free locations, authorised exclusive franchise partners in some countries.

How many stores does OrotonGroup operate?

As at end June 2015 Oroton operated 69 of its own stores in 5 countries – Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia & China. Gap operate 6 stores in Australia and Brooks Brothers operated 14 stores in Australia.

Where can I buy Oroton products?

As at end July 2015 Oroton was available at over 50 department store locations in Australia and New Zealand, 69 owned Oroton stores in Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, Singapore and China, online at Oroton.com and through individual authorised boutiques and business partners in the Middle East, China, USA, Europe and South East Asia.

Does Oroton license product?

Generally no Oroton does not license its products. However since 2005 Oroton has licensed its eyewear category in Australia and New Zealand. This arrangement is a collaborative effort between Oroton and the licensee, with all designs being approved by Oroton’s Creative Director.

Does Oroton franchise? Can I sell Oroton product in my store?

Oroton has select exclusive partners in some countries outside of Australia and New Zealand. For enquiries, please contact us.

Who should I contact about international store opportunities in Oroton outside of Singapore, Malaysia, Australia and New Zealand?

Please send correspondence to David Prince, Head Of Commercial Opperations

On what stock exchange is OrotonGroup traded, and what is OrotonGroup’s ticker or code?

The company’s Common Stock is traded on the Australian Stock Exchange (www.asx.com.au) under the code “ORL”.

How does OrotonGroup contribute to the community?

OrotonGroup is committed to supporting the community in every market in which we operate. We have recently launched an ‘OG Cares’ Community Initiatives Program which sees us partnering with a handful of charities that are meaningfully connected to our brands. Our concentrated support will assist these chosen charities in achieving their goals and we will do this via financial contributions, fundraising, volunteering and product donations.

How does OrotonGroup contribute to the community?

OrotonGroup is committed to supporting the community in every market in which we operate. We have recently launched an ‘OG Cares’ Community Initiatives Program which sees us partnering with a handful of charities that are meaningfully connected to our brands. Our concentrated support will assist these chosen charities in achieving their goals and we will do this via financial contributions, fundraising, volunteering and product donations.

I am researching OrotonGroup for an assignment, where can I find information on your company?

Information on OrotonGroup is available on this website. Please also be sure to visit our Oroton website at Oroton.com and the Australian Stock Exchange website at asx.com.au. Further information can be gained from contacting the equity research analysts that follow OrotonGroup. You will need to contact these organisations directly.