Apranga, the largest ready-to-wear retailer in the Baltic States, controlled by MG Baltic, plans to open 5 Aldo shoe stores this year, which will operate under a franchising agreement with the Canadian Aldo Group.
According to Irma Marcinkene, director of marketing at Apranga, three Aldo stores will be opened in Vilnius, Kaunas and Klaipeda shopping centers in March, two stores are scheduled to open in Riga in the second half of the year, Verslo zinios, the business newspaper, said on Tuesday.
“By 2017, a network of 15 stores is planned. We invest ourselves, this is done by the parent company of the Apranga group, but we cannot name the investments yet. Apparently, we will do this when we open the first stores, ”commented Marcinkienė.
According to her, representatives of Apranga are currently negotiating with clothing companies that are not yet represented in Lithuania, but the names of these companies have not yet been disclosed. “We have very specific negotiations now on other brands, so far we simply cannot name them, because we want to complete the negotiation process. However, it is possible that this year we will surprise the market with new brands, ”added Marcinkene. This was reported by the website buybrand.ru
Apranga, the largest ready-to-wear retailer in the Baltic States, controlled by MG Baltic, plans to open 5 Aldo shoe stores this year, which will operate on ...