McGregor Industries


By keeping to a set of core principles that include expertise in design, marketing, global sourcing and distribution, McGregor Industries continues to grow and today is comprised of three subsidiaries:


  • McGregor Socks – Canada
  • American Essentials – U.S. and South America
  • American Essentials International – Europe, Middle East, Asia and Oceania


Global operations are carried out from four different offices Toronto (Head Office), New York, London and Hong Kong.


The McGregor team is comprised of highly qualified personnel, agents and distributors. Each plays a role in implementing a long list of category management services including; seasonal buy plans, plan-o-grams, inventory analysis, in-store servicing and product knowledge.


The international sourcing network spans all major hosiery manufacturing countries, including U.S., U. K., Pakistan, Japan, China, Italy, South Korea, Vietnam, Turkey and Portugal, to provide a breadth of high quality socially compliant sources and unique materials to satisfy diverse global product requirements.


Licensed and National Brands


McGregor Brands




McGregor Happy Foot Kids Socks

Under a licensing agreement, McGregor lends its Happy Foot name to a line of boy's and girl's socks in a wide range of styles and colours. They are designed to bring comfort to the soles of Canadian children.






Sales & Distribution

McGregor's extensive international network of sales and distribution is divided into four regions.