Optimise Fund 2016 Vote

The following companies were short-listed for the IEDR’s OPTIMISE Fund 2016. 10 winners were chosen by a public vote with another 5 being selected by our judges. Click here to find out who won. 

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Author: Melissa Nangle
Title: PatrickBourkeMensWear.ie
Company Pitch
Description: Patrick Bourke Menswear is an award winning national retail destination for men’s style, combining the best international menswear labels with a first class extraordinary shopping experience.

Patrick Bourke Menswear strive to become the symbol of the new order in men’s fashion, now bidding to develop an online space for all fashion conscious men who can create their own seasonal looks one click at a time, online at www.patrickbourkemenswear.ie.

A lifestyle store like no other and most recently announced as Retail Excellence Ireland ‘Store of the Year’ for 2015, our company has consistently boasted a strong hunger to develop and grow. Now a fourth generation business with over 87 years in the trade, we currently hold three stores and over twenty staff, with an increase of over 20% in this area over the past two years. Let’s not forget our stock on hand of over 30,000 premium label products.

With raving customers such as Tommy Bowe, Tony Kelly and Jamesie O’Connor, and our reputation extending right across the country, the time has come to go international. Bringing our unique experience and selling online is where we need and want to be, but we need your VOTE…!!