In the first half of 2014, Alba's revenue increased by 15%. Operating profit for the first half of the year grew by 48%, online sales increased by 28%. Traffic in the first quarter grew by 8% and amounted to 1 visitors, in the second - by 940% (000 visitors).
According to Igor Sukhov, CFO of the Italian shoe retailer in Russia, the growth results were provided by effective management and optimization of business processes.
The company management hopes for a further increase in performance. According to the results of the year, the expected revenue growth is 19%. The company plans to open by the end of the 2014 year 6 stores, and in the 2015 year - at least 15 stores in Russia.
Let us remind you that ALBA was founded in 1993. Italian brand footwear goes through a full cycle from model design to presentation of the collection to the buyer. Now the company operates 54 stores, the average area of objects is 130-150 sq.m.