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.
Manolo Blahnik has been busy of late. Fresh from buying a key supplier last month, the company said on Friday that it has appointed company insider Andrew Wright as President of its North American operations.
The two managers, who have both been with the group for a long time, have been appointed deputy GM after the departure of Livio Proli. The first takes charge of sales, the second of finance and operations.
Grupo Axo, which holds the license to distribute fashion brands including Victoria’s Secret, Nike and Calvin Klein in Mexico, has entered into various agreements to acquire ecommerce retailer Privalia Mexico.