The French department store group, owner also of La Redoute, Royal Quartz Paris, Louis Pion, Mauboussin and BazarChic, has hired Sandra Weber, a corporate finance expert formerly with Swiss retail group Rallye.
The French sneaker and sportswear chain has opened its first store in Belgium, within the City2 shopping mall in the country’s capital, Brussels. Two further openings are already on the cards on the city's outskirts.
The British sneaker and sportswear retailer will set foot in the French capital next year, on Rue de Rivoli, and will also open a store in Times Square, New York -- one year after first entering the U.S. market.
Having sold the Courir chain in early 2019, the French sport retailer is looking to sell its 33-store business in Poland, to generate fresh cash and enable the group to bounce back, especially in France.