WPS (Western Power Sports, Inc.) recently announced a new business partnership with Scorpion Sports, Inc. and its parent company, Kido Sports, Inc. Effective Monday, October 16, WPS – along with its V-twin division HardDrive – will be the exclusive distributor for all new and current Scorpion products in the U.S.
“Our team has identified Scorpion as a brand with innovative, quality and value-minded products that complement our growing list of brand offerings,” explains WPS President and CEO, Craig Shoemaker. “Working together, we share a common vision that sees this new alliance as an exceptional opportunity for growth for all parties, especially our dealers and their customers. We both want quality gear stocked by our dealers that provides good margins and unequaled quality and value. We see that in Scorpion.”
Moving forward, Scorpion will continue to concentrate on its brand, product development and marketing while WPS/HardDrive will take over sales and distribution. WPS has worked closely with the Scorpion team to make the transition as seamless as possible.
“Today’s market demands total excellence in product, value, design, brand, and distribution. Having a great product is not enough. Customers want it quicker, accurately and at a fair price. This new alliance with WPS delivers on all of these categories,” stated Frank Esposito, President and COO of Scorpion Sports, Inc.
Key details of the partnership include WPS/HardDrive stocking Scorpion products in all six of its warehouse locations; a soon to be released WPS/Scorpion 2018 Catalog; Pricing and MAP policies established by Scorpion will be respected and transferred to WPS/HardDrive; WPS/HardDrive will deliver new fall-launch product on the first day of distribution.