Established in 1995 Prestigious Textiles Ireland is a joint venture between Prestigious Textiles UK and Kevin Dempsey Distributors Ltd (KDD).
Prestigious Textiles UK Headquarters is a custom-built facility in the textile heritage heartland of West Yorkshire., and from its central hub it manages the operations for its worldwide business, selling to over 60 countries. This 60,000 ft2 complex houses bulk stock piece-goods, cut-lengths, computerised sampling and cutting distribution departments plus wallpaper and curtain pole warehousing, supported by off-site stockholding warehouses and a sample manufacturing unit.
Prestigious Textiles Ireland operates independently and has sole responsibility for the Marketing and Sales functions in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Kevin Dempsey Distributors Ltd. provides all of the management services required to run Prestigious Textiles Ireland from its custom build state of the art facilities in Walkinstown, Dublin.
The innovative concept and business model, designed by Kevin Dempsey, for the strategic alliance that is Prestigious Textiles Ireland is still industry unique and right from its launch in 1995, the Prestigious brand became the biggest selling brand of Soft Furnishing Fabrics in the market, a position it still holds today. Based on this success, the business model of aligning with strong local partners in various markets was later successfully rolled out in France, Belgium, Germany and South Africa.