|Founder||Edward Robinson Buck|
Bukta is a sports clothing brand which was founded in 1879. Year 1879 ( MDCCCLXXIX) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common An entrepreneur is a person who has possession over a company enterprise, or Venture, and assumes significant accountability for the inherent risks and the outcome For other uses of this term see Industry (disambiguation An industry (from Latin industrius, "diligent industrious" Fashion design is the Applied art dedicated to Clothing and lifestyle Accessories created within the cultural and social influences of a specific time In Marketing, a product is anything that can be offered to a Market that might satisfy a want or need Clothing (also called clothes, accoutrements, accouterments, or habiliments) protects the Human body from extreme Weather A website (alternatively web site or Web site, a back-construction from the Proper noun World Wide Web) is a collection of Web pages
Edward Buck and Sons founded the company in 1879, mainly producing shorts for soldiers fighting in the Boer War. Two Boer Wars were fought between the British Empire and the two independent Boer republics the Orange Free State and the South African Republic In 1884 Football team Nottingham Forest were pictured wearing kit produced by Bukta. Nottingham Forest Football Club is an English professional football club based at the City Ground in West Bridgford, a suburb of Nottingham
In 1885 Bukta moved into a new factory in Manchester, leased from Lord Vernon, employing less than 30 people. They were one of the first companies to produce uniforms for the Scout Movement and produced underwear and hospital and tropical uniforms for the British Army for the First World War. Scouting, also known as the Scout Movement, is a worldwide Youth movement with the stated aim of supporting young people in their physical mental and spiritual The British Army is the land armed forces branch of the British Armed Forces. World War I (abbreviated WWI; also known as the First World War, the Great War, and the War to End All In 1920 Bucks bought the factory in the sale of the Vernon Estate. In 1923 E. R. Buck and Sons became a limited company, by this time they employed between 130 and 200 people.
In 1938 the factory in Poynton was closed and the the company moved to a factory at Brinksway, Stockport. Poynton is a village in the civil parish of Poynton with Worth located in the Borough of Macclesfield, in Cheshire. Stockport ( is a large town in Greater Manchester, England. It lies on elevated ground on the River Mersey at the influx of the rivers Goyt Members of the Buck family ran the company until 1982 when a consortium led by Sir Hugh Fraser purchased it. Sir Hugh Fraser 2nd Baronet ( 18 September 1936 &ndash 5 May 1987) formerly 2nd Baron Fraser of Allander, was
Football teams who have worn kits produced by Bukta include Ajax, Arsenal, Everton, Manchester United, Newcastle United, Nottingham Forest and West Ham. Amsterdamsche Football Club Ajax ( also referred to as AFC Ajax, or simply Ajax, is a professional football club from Amsterdam Everton Football Club is an English football club located in the city of Liverpool. Newcastle United Football Club (also known as The Magpies or The Toon) is an English football club based in Newcastle upon Nottingham Forest Football Club is an English professional football club based at the City Ground in West Bridgford, a suburb of Nottingham } West Ham United Football Club is an English football club based in Upton Park, London Borough of Newham, East London, who have played
In 2005 the Bukta brand was relaunched, having had millions of pounds spent on it, after an absence of more than 6 years, as a brand for up-market independent stores. Much of Bukta's design and distribution is outsourced to the Cavden Group.