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I. T Limited
FoundedNovember 1988; 32 years ago (1988-11) in Hong Kong
FoundersSham Kar Wai
Sham Kin Wai
Area served
Key people
Sham Kar Wai
(Chairman & CEO)
Sham Kin Wai (CCO)

I.T is a Hong Kong fashion and investment conglomerate founded in November 1988. It owns a number of Hong Kong brands which it retails as well as distributing European and Japanese brands such as French Connection and A Bathing Ape. It has a large presence in Asia and several stores in a single mall in Richmond, British Columbia (in Canada closed in 2019).

Its head office is on the 31st floor of Tower A of Southmark (南滙廣場) in Wong Chuk Hang, while its registered office is in Hamilton, Bermuda.[1]


I.T started in November 1988 by brothers, Sham Kar Wai and Sham Kin Wai, as a distributor of "hard to find" labels in Hong Kong, but more recently developed its own fashion brands.


I.T store in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
i.t store in apm Shopping mall in Kwun Tong, Hong Kong

I.T operates stores under the name "I.T" for distributing more expensive, Japanese and European brands, and "i.t" which distributes all other youthful brands under its name, and also operates individual stores for its sub-brands, such as 5CM.

Brands owned[edit]

An I.T company advertisement on a bus exterior
In-house brands[2]
Licensed brands[2]
  • X-Large
  • Hyoma
  • as known as de Rue
  • MLB


  1. ^ "I.T Limited Annual Report 16/17." Retrieved on 6 June 2018. p. 15 (PDF p. 11/114): "Registered Office Clarendon House 2 Church Street Hamilton HM11 Bermuda" and "Head Office and Principal Place of Business in Hong Kong 31/F., Tower A, Southmark 11 Yip Hing Street Wong Chuk Hang Hong Kong" - Chinese address, from p. 15 (PDF p. 11/115): "香港總辦事處及主要營業地點 香港黃竹坑業興街11號南滙廣場A座31樓"
  2. ^ a b Google Finance
  3. ^ Hong Kong's I.T Set to Buy Japan's BAPE Brand

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