Ecco has completed its network development plan in 2012. The chain of stores of the Ecco brand in 2012 increased by 48 stores. According to the company’s Shoes Report magazine, 41 stores were opened in Russia, another 7 stores began work in Kazakhstan.
In Russia, 28 of its own new stores and 13 stores of franchisee partners were opened. Seven own stores of the chain opened this year in Moscow and the Moscow region. Two new stores have appeared in St. Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Novosibirsk, Ufa, Volgograd, Surgut, one new store each - in Astrakhan, Ivanov, Krasnodar, Lipetsk, Magnitogorsk, Penza, Petrozavodsk, Serpukhov, and Ulyanovsk.
Franchisee partner stores opened in Omsk, Vladivostok, Ukhta, Sarapul, Yaroslavl, Ussuriysk, Stapropol, Apatity, Khasavyurt, Belgorod, Sochi, Makhachkala and Klin. According to the company, Ecco has fully implemented the plan for the development of the network in 2012.